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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 23, 1917)
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R News of Interest to and Pertaining B
f ro Railroad Men
The management of the C. B. Q.
but given authority for the erection
of ft new 24x56 ft. depot nt Antlocb.
Nebr. This will bf a two-story
building The work will not be com
menced until Rbout the middle of
September on Recount of the scarc
ity of carpenters. The railroad com
puny will also improve industry
track facilities at Antioch by ex
tending present tracks and construct
Superintendent W. M. Welden
bomer and Master Mechanic Dole
went to Edgemont on No. 43 Thurs
day on business, returning on No.
42 that night.
Brukenian H. Merk went to Craw
ford Thursday on business.
Conductor F. H. Mitchell and wife
of Broken Bow spent Sunday. In Al
liance. Operator R. L. Shields of Kdge
inont went to Hot Springs Friday for
Mrs. J. E. Walker ia working in the
OSAP department in General Super
intendent's office temporarily in the
absence of Miss Laura Wadum. Misa
Wadum went to RocheBtor, Mln., for
medical treatment about two weeks
go and writes that she will not be
able to return to work for some
Misses Thresn and Jose O'Donnell
loft on No. 42 Saturday night for
Chicago for ten days' visit.
Operator F. D. Morae n trans
ferred to Hecla last week where he
will be employed permanently.
Mrs W. H. Beach went to Dead
wood on No. 41 Saturday morning
fo ra visit.
Operator R. !. Sblelde of Ard
more hai been transferred to Edge
mont and assigned there permanent
ly. Mrs. C. D. Reed left for Torrlng
ton, Wyo.. on No. 43 Sundny after
pending few dayB in Alliance.
Rrakeman C. W. Forst went to
Broken Bow Sunday for a visit.
MrB. A. V. Oavln and three daugh
ter left on No. 42 Saturday night
for Omuha. Thla trip was made to
consult the specialist aB to thn con
dition of one of the twins, The re
port of the specialist Is that there
has been much improvement since
tholr last visit and that rapid recov
ery Is expected.
Mrs. V. R. Herncall and three
children of Hecla stopped off at Al
liance Saturday and visited at the
ormsby home. Mrs. Herncall and
children were on their way to Sapin
ero. Colo., where they will make
their future home and where Mr.
Herncall Is employed as operator.
Miss Mahle Ormsby accompanied
them as far as Denver, returning to
Mrs. N. J. PederRon of Ravenna
was called to Alliance Monday ac
count of IcknoM of some of her rel
Operator C. O. Madden of Hyan
nis went to Thedford llrst part of
the week where he will work tem
porarily. When relieved at Thed
ford he will go to Bingham and be
Frank Smith of the general sup
erintendent's office Is off on his va
cation. Mr. Smith will go to Grand
Island. Denver and Deadwood while
If V .lohiiKon arrived Monday
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jtornlng and went to work in thej
nporinienueni a omce at Alliance.
MrB. Johnson will arrive in about a
week and they will make their future
Mrs. H. P. Toohcy, who was tern
porarily employed in the superin
tendent V office, was laid off Satur
day, after working for two weeks
Conductor G. F. Dill who has been
working out of Broken Bow came to
Alliance Wednesday and will be
transferred here permanently.
K. B, Kronvall spent Sunday in
Mrs. M. L Hudson of Alliance
went to Edgemont Wednesday for a
Mrs. O. L W illiams leaves on No.
42 tonight for a visit in Pacific Junc
tion. Brakeman George Ormsby went to
Denver Tuesday night on 301 on
Switchman H. S. Hall resigti'-d
Wednesday and left for Omaha.
Switchman A. R. Lyons resigned
Wednesday and left for Topeka.
Conductor J. D. Lynch who has
been conductor on the Deadwood
line has been transferred to Alliance.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Standard re
turned Wednesday morning after
spending the past month In Omaha
J. A. Armour left Wednesday
morning on No. 44 for Omaha.
Conductor F. L. Vaughn and wife
went to Buyard Tuesday on No. 31
to visit Mr. Vaughn's brother.
W. H. Steward Is a new clerk at
the yard office, being employed this
Express Agent Dodd who has been
off sick Is reported Improving slow
Brakeman R. Howard and wife
left Sunday for Omaha for a few
Brakeman M, U. Porter who has
been laying off for past couple of
months returned to work this week.
Conductor J. W. Hlckey spent
Monday with his family nt Ravenna.
H. L. Arrison has been promoted
to cashier at the freight house, vice
J. R. Beach. Mr. Beach has resign
ed and has accepted a position with
the Hord Alkali Products Company
at Lakeside. Jim Makris has been
appointed platform foreman, vice H
L. ArrlBon. TheBe changes were ef
Conductor C. D. Reed laid off one
trip this week on account of attack
of hay fever.
Mrs. Arrison of Ottumwa. who
has been visiting her aon in Sheri
dan. Ralph Arrison. arrived in Alii
ant e on No. 42 Wednesday night for
a visit with her Bon, H. L. Arrison
Dispatcher F. H. Bronkhorst is off
on a vHcation for two weeks. L. D
Perrin is taking Mr. Bronkhorst'B
place. Mr. Perrin of Ardmore was
transferred to Alliance as extra dis
patcher. Mr. and Mrs. Bronkhorst
went to Sioux City for a visit at the
home of Mr. Bronkhorst.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Clark, left on
301 Friday after spending a few
days at the home of Mr. Clark's sis
ter, Mrs. Weldenhamer.
General Superintendent Young,
Superintendent Weldenhamer and
Master Mechanic Dole left on No. 44
Sunday for Ravenna where they met
the vice president's special. Vice
president was making an inspection
trl pover lines west.
Dispatcher F. T. Helpbrlnger has
purchased the Roy Gregg house and
will move into It as soon as it is com
plld Train Masttir J. P. Dailcy of the
Sterling division was In town Mon
day ou bUBllits.
a. Weldenhamer left on 42 Mon
day night for Lincoln where she
joined some friends for a trip to St.
Paul via boat from Burlington, Ia.
On account of the inadequate fa
cilities for handlifig stock shipments
at Alliance it has been necessary to
enlarge stock yards at Alliance con
siderable during the past season.
les will be wanted most, books of ad
venture, sea stories, detective stor
les. historical novels, and collections
of short stories, especially humorous
OS W. Such authors as Kipling.
Doyle, McCutcheon, O. Henry. Stock
ton, Blndloss, Tarkington, Hopkln
aon Smith, Oppenheim, etc., have
oe.n found popular authors with
STIRRING POETRY Is In request
Service, Kipling, Masefleld. Noyes,
etc as well as good drama.
POMfttON LANGUAGE study
books, especially French grammar
and dictionaries, are much needed
possibly more than any other non-
fiction books In one camp nearly
one-fifth of the men are studying
French. They should have easy
readers and stories besides their text
TRAVEL and HISTORY, especial
ly in the countries at war. Lives of
heroes, great men and women, es
pecially of famous contempoiarleB.
TECHNICAL BOOKS on aviation,
ireless telegraphy, submarines, au
tomobiles, signaling, first aid and
hygiene, drawing and lettering.
ETHICAL books on patriotism.
courage, good rltisensttfp, why Am
erica is at war. ?-fth direct, simple,
non-sectarian devotional books.
Rooks for the uneducated, good
books for boys. All irradefl of men
must be helped by these libraries.
Some of the men have not reading
habits. Books must be included
hich are not over their heads.
Don't be-too fastidious or too "high
brow", but help the humblest reader
by giving some titles which would
not find a place In your library.
The best of hooks about the war
are needed, especially personal nar
ratives and good pictures.
MAGAZINES which are fresh and
attractive are greatly desired es
pecially magazines of the character
of Century Harper's, Everybody's,
Outlook, Literary Digest, Popular
Mechanics, Popular Science Monthly,
Scientific American, Saturday Even
ing Post, etc.
Don't put off that good Impulse to
help. Pick out the hooks you want
to give and send them In at once or
write out a substantial check paya
ble to the order of Miss Nellie Wil
Take care of your bean crop this fall
as it should be taken care
of with a
See it here. Look it over.
Have us tell you about it
and show it to you.
- Drill your small grain and corn with a
Superior Grain Drill
317 Box Butte Avenue
Farm Machinery :
Brakeman E. B. Dixon of Alliance ; VurUlK s,.pu.muer and October 1916
I 41 cars of live stock were handled
and during one day In October 1916
234 cars of stock were handled and
on account of the groat Increase In
shipments which will be made this
year it has been necessary to en
large the rapacity of the cattle pens
about 50 per cent. Most all ship
ments of live stock from Wyoming
and Montana points stop at Alliance
for feeding purposes about twelve
hours. They iire usin r.0,000 brick
for paving purposes in the stock
was called to Denver for draft exam
nation, leaving here Monday.
Mrs. R. R. Rice went to avenna
Monday night on 42 for a visit.
Section Foreman W. H Hudson
and wife of Ellsworth brought their
on to Alliance Wednesday on 4 3 for
medjoal lr?ul incut
ft?r. C. H Fleming of Marslartd
went to Chugwater. Wyo., for a visit
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the nrst pan oi mm it. una ni
snade on account of Mrs. Fleming
having a very bad attack of hay fev
er. Miss Ruth King of Whitman went
to Dunning for a visit the first part
of the week.
Mrs. L. M. Davis of Crawford went
to Denver first part of the week. She
will stop at Paoll. Colo., and bring
back her two twin children who have
been visiting at Paoll for some time.
Pay car will arrive Alliance at
10: 52 AuguBt 30 on No. 304 anil
will pay at Alliance the remainder
of the day. It will leave Alliance at
1-40 a. m. August 31 and deadhead
to Seneca 09 No. 42. Will DftJ at
Seneca from 6 a. m. to 6:3!". a. m.
August 81. Leaves Seneca 6:35 on
No. 40 and deadheads to Broken
Bow and pays Broken Bow to Ra
venna on train No. 40 August 31.
Thia is the first trip made since the
emi-montbly pay went into -effect
Ttlr H H. Hutchinson of Raven
na went to Denver this week for a . her usual vim and in an energetic
vjait. I manner that deserve the quick and
Operator J. T. Cotdwell and vital liberal response of every citizen in
of Broken Bow went to Dunning, this section.
Thursday where Mr. Coldwell has People who want to help should
Been transferred permanently as not go to the attic, but to their fav
agent Operator S. E. 8tewart Of orite book shelves, to pasa on to the
Ellsworth went to Broken Bow to re- fooys tne books which they them
lieve Mr Coldwell temporarily. selves enjoy. It you have books
Walter Williams left on No. 44; phone Mrs Wilaon at the library,
Tuesday for a vacation before school j Dlack 64, or send the books there.
!...,. ..Min He has been work-; poorly-printed, uninteresting, ob-
1.. . the, vard office during tut i viously out-of-date books
BIG CATTLE SALE
We will offer for sale at Public Auction at the ELLS
WORTH STOCK YARDS, ELLSWORTH, NEBR.
Saturday, Sept. 8, 1917
200 - Head of Cattle - 200
LIBRARIAN WANTS BOOKS
FOR AMERICAN ARMY
WOBtBtm Nclua-Ua I l(l.n- Request
ed to Aid 111 Securing Hooks
for noMlcrs to Head
lira. Nellie Wilson, librarian at
the Alliance public library, is assist
ing the Nebraska Public Library
CoSABslaaiOB in gathering books for
the use of the soldier boys In the
American army. Kvery librarian in
the state of Nebraska has been in
structed to solicit books or the mon
ey for the books. Mrs. Wilaou has
taken hold of the proposition with
.. jii i ii 'ri lie
u in me r e win '""X J -a
Junction. Kansas City. Omaha and
other eastern points. ... , .
Operator K Tbudium of Marsland
went to Bingham Thursday to take
the agency temporarily.
worth shipping to the men. Type
hould be good and clear aud the
books in fair condition. Among the
books which can be used readily are
BOOKS OK FICTION Good stor-
We will offer for sale not less than 200 head of cattle in all.
cattle listed are all native sand hill stuff and consist of young cows;
yearling and two year old heifers; yearling, two and three year old
steers; mixed calves; etc., including:
55 young cows, 10 2-year-old heifers,
10 2 and 3-year-old steers, 45 yearling steers,
10 yearling heifers, 58 calves, mixed,
3 choice bulls
And a number of other cattle not less than 200 in all
TTDAatO Six months time Nvi11 be iven on approved security note
I tnlflu. drawing 8 per cent interesl from dale of sale. All proper
ty to be settled for before being removed from the premises.
A. G. EMERSON with
WIGHTMAN and SEEBOHM
COL. A. D. NEW.
C. M. EMPSON of Lakeside
State Bank, Clerk
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