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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 11, 1914)
ITALIC LIBRARY RETORT
Following is the report of the an
nual meeting of the Alliance rublio
Library board, held at the library,
Wednesday erening, June 3. Presi
dent J. II. II. Hewitt presided.
The following members responded
Mesdamea Rowan and Johnson,
and Messrs. Hewitt, Guthrie, Stern,
Minutes of previous meeting were
read and approved.
Bids for the construction of curb
ing along the east and south sidea
f library lot were read and upon
motion made by Mrs. Rowan, second-
ed by Mr. Pate, the contract . was
awarded to T. J. Beat, the lowest
Mdder, bid amounting to 166.00.
The following annual reports of
the secretary and librarian were
read, accepted and ordered placed on
Librarian's salary $480.00
Janitor, service 180.00
Library building 51.35
Printing '. . . 7.80
Freight and express 11.37
The following bills were read and
Librarian's salary $ 40.00
Janitor service 15.40
Alliance Times, advertising. . 1.50
Waldorf Bindery, rebindlng. 48.27
E. I. Gregg & Son, coal .... 5.50
Gaylord Bros., supplies .... 3.45
St. Paul Book and Stationery
Co., book , .47
City of Alliance, lights .... 5.63
Librarian's Annual Report
An increase of 1,402 over
the circulation of the year
Average daily circulation ... 43
Borrowers cards issued 388
Books purchased 184
Fines collected $55.60
Incidental expenses 8.43
Twenty-three story telling hours
during the year have been held since
May 1, 1911. 735 books have been
given to the library, 453 purchased,
staking a total of 1,188.
186 books, worn out, have been
withdrawn from circulation, 21 lost
and carried away, 10 being paid for
amounting to $8.00. 29 have been
destroyed in quarantine, 9 of which
were paid for, amounting to $5.26,
money turned over to the treasurer
with the fines.
We have at present time 2,179
books in the library, 17 in circula
tion over-due, 19 periodicals, 1 daily
paper, 3 weekly papers.
Mrs. Nellie Wilson was unanimous
ly re-elected librarian for the ensu
The following officers were elected
for the ensuing year:
Jas. II. II. Hewitt, president; K.
J. Stern, vice president: Mrs. W. W.1
MRS. W. W. JOHNSON,
and allowed and the clerk ordered to
draw warrant on Building fund for
National Fidelity & Casual
ty Co., sixth estimate, court
house contract $5,000.00
Whereupon the board adjourned
until the date of the next regular
meeting, June 15, 1914.
M. S. HAUGRAVES, Clerk.
Open House at The Herald
Thursday, Friday and Saturday,)
the three days of the Stockmen's
Convention, will be open house at
The Herald office. Our friends are'
invited to call and make The Herald
office their headquarters. Public J
stenographers, desks, telephones,
plenty of writing paper, and other'
office conveniences will be at the ser-
vice of Herald readers. Don't for-,
get to call at the office while in'
.Synopsis on Page Seventeen
A synopsis of this edition .of The
Herald will be found on page seven
teen, the first page of the third sec
tion. The news contained in this
issue will be found outlined there in
Hums for Superintendent
Prof. G. M. Burns of the Central
school filed papers Tuesday morning
for nomination for county superin
tendent on the republican ticket.
Prof. Burns ran for the same office
seven years ago and was defeated by
a small margin. He began school
work in Alliance nine years ago. He
was hero ell of that time excepting
three years spent at Marsland. For
the last four years he has taken the
Starting Tuesday, Prof. Burns be
gan taking a census of the town of
Alliance and the Alliance school dis
trict. This Is for the city and the
school toard. The census will in
clude everyone in Alliance and the
school district,- with their addrebses.
Prof. Burns has been in western
Nebraska school work for many
years and has a wide acquaintance.
Miss Mayme White, who filed last
week, is the only other candidate for
Ton of Paper Used
This issue of The Herald takes
1840 pounds of print paper, nearly
a ton. Tne Herald s cylinder press
has been busy since Monday, turn
ing out the sheets of paper which
are afterwards folded and trimmed.
Many Sales on Dollar Day
Alliance merchants who offered
special bargains on last Saturday,
"Dollar Day", report a total of 1193
bargains sold. This is a good rec
ord for the first day of this kind.
Alliance, Nebr., June 8. 1914.
The board of County Commissioners
met pursuant to adjournment; offic
ers present C. L. Hashman, chair
man, S. C. Reck, and J. M. Wanek.
The following claim was examined
Make Fast Record
611 head of cattle were branded
at the Alliance stock yards in four
hours the first of the week, making
a record. The cattle were part of a
shipment of seventeen cars consign
ed from Florida to R. M. Schway, the
big Wyoming cattle man at Sheridan.
Harry Leach, his foreman, was in
charge of the shipment.
Illg Cattle Business
Feagins & Son, the Alliance Gtock
dealers, report an active movement
in cattle. Recent sales are 200 head
to J. Taylor at Whitman, 35 cows to
Dr. W. M. Lee, 40 head of heifers to
the Thompson Cattle Company, and
150 head to the Beach ranch.
At the Cameron Land Sale, June
23, 1914, Curtis & Langford offer 65
head of stock. 27-2t-3702
The land to be sold at the Camer
on Land Sale, Tuesday, June 23rd,
lies in a body, under 3-wlre fence,
two sets of improvements, and soil
of best quality. You buy at your
own price in lots to suit.
Our old friends know our service is unexcelled
L. E. Roberts & Go,
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LIVE STOCK COMMISSION MERCHANTS
We earnestly recommend our service to all and
respectfully solicit your consignments.
L. E. ROBERTS WALTER B. ROBERTS
Union Stock Yards. South Omaha, Nebraska
r GREETINGS TO STOCKMEN
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