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About The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922 | View Entire Issue (June 27, 1922)
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American Legion Notes
"FA CTS mTT" )Vl SU N S"
I'iiimi.-ps to our broken rirn."
The national emblem was jronrrally
flown throughout Nebraska Wednes
day, June 1-1, national ihig day. In
many corniuunitio evei-cNe were helil
in schools and public u:ithninK places.
Many Ameiiran I.enion posts spon-or-Ki
appropriate crreinnie in response
reiurt df the day, untl patriotic re-t-pt-ct
to the colors.
"Our dead buddies pave their lives
for this emblem of freedom, but for
us there is nlven a longer period of
Vervice than they were privileged to
know,' declares llaniord MaeNider,
rational commander of the American
lpion, in his message to the state
department of the leicion urging
legionnaires to make every elfoit to
encourage the proper observance of
Wag Day, June 1 1.
'iheie are three hundred and sixty
five days in the year when the Amer
ican flag should be revered and honor
ed, but it seems very proper that there
t-hould be some one day set apart
.nen we pay special homage to the
flag of our country. This flag was
lilted to it's placed of high honor by
the death of men and the sacrifice of
women. We of the American Legion
have served the flag on the field of
tattle and we know the things for
vhich it stands."
"Ten Months of the Veteran Ruieau," fci"n rereweil fiipport in Vr.e e;T-irt
appearing in a evident t suu ,i the which im;.-t rede in the eor 1 nm'nt'c
Aniencan Legion Weekly. ii!l-kejt
'u-i now the government is send
ing morey pt the rate of .".;! s'ii ),( '0
per jc.-v, an I the president'. denature
to the new Lam lev bji increase tiii
total to ."-lj,i;(K(,0(,(), or n much a it
Senators Walsh of Massachusetts
nd Jones of New Mexico have an
Je..""",,) "t thev will offer an amend
ment to the American Legion's Adjust
ed Compensation bill to provide that
fieirs 01 soldier who have died since
the armistice shall be included among
the beneficiaries of the measure.
The first out-door bed of American
Legion roses has been planted in Jlans--om
Turk, Omaha. The American Log
Ion rose, similar to the American
IJeauty, but more hardy, blooms free
ly during the summer months.
Nebraska world war veterans who
erved overseas in the vicinity of
JCheims are being asked by the Amer
ican Legion to send back to France
any fragment of the historical Khcims
cathedral carried away.
Battered into a mass of debris bv
German guns, Kheims rathordai
ruins and, French authorities declare,
following the armistice, was u meeca
for souvenir hunters. Thousands of
members of the A. K. F. visited the
ruins ami, Fiench athorities dielaie,
many carried away pieces of statuary
and other elements of the old cath
edral. 1'arts of the stately edifice,
put in place hundreds of years ugo
and sacred to every French heart, were
toward replacing all former portions
that can be recovered. Thi lv0nh
cost to run the whole United State
government twenty-five years ago,"
the Weekly's article declare.
"We hear that .10.(i)() men nre in
hospital, that lOfi.Ono are taking vo
cational training. The inference i
that all i. lovely. The inference is
"Thirty thou-and men in hospitals
meens little unless ue know they are
in fit hospital .and that there nre no
others not in hospital who should be
there. Vocational training is only TO
per cent efficient by the admission of
Mr. Foibes. (director of the Veteran s
Bureau). The present vocational train
ing situation is doing a large part of
tho-e 10!,()OQ students no goo I, but
The article recounts the fight the
Legion has waged, beginning in Ml!),
for the centralization of the three
headed government system of caring
for the disabled. This fight, centered
on the hospitalization of men in ".-can
ditlously unfit places, with half of
those needing it not hospitalized at
all," a system "rotten to the core,"
with responsibility fixed upon no one,
brought about the passage of t he
l!y forcing the passage of the Sweet
bill, the Legion caued the formation
of the U. S. Veteran's Hureau of which
Charles U. Forbe. Seattle, Wash., be
came director. Mr. Forbe was prom
ised, the Weekly declaies, complete
co-operation with the ex-soldier or
ganization The Legion undertook to
withhold public criticism and to fus
tend judgement until Mr. Foibes had
been given the opportunity to untangle
"1 lie Legion ha kept its bargain,"
the article rmKigii-fi m it I, n ;;M'
officer in each i the 14 regionel dis
tricts into whidf the bureau ha divid
ed the count rythe legion has kept
the mechanism ftf the entire organiza
tion at the dixt esal of the bureau rind
the veteran. ; Uie Legion has criti
cized, advised, f orked and fought as
hard as ever porore to put the bureau
on it a -ft i Iv
"Though tlrtu-overnment. (a tiwml
ing more thin J a half billion dollars
annually, the (iliabled veterans are not
receiv ing ben?5ts in any way commen
surate with thfcvast outlay. Between
me t:. x payer vyfio gives and the vcter
familiar buckdl brigadethe silhouets
oi incompetence, jealousy, mis
management, ifcreed. waste, extrava
Bnnce and slifcrt-sightedness. Of the
golden Btreamj Uncle Sam pours forth
far, fat too frw drops reach the ul
timate beneficiary, the disabled man."
Politics nnft private greed have de
laved for a irrnr the locution nf Vina.
r-itals. Meanwhile men who fought
To Tell About
The Leg .on nvntain. at W T-liirur-
ton. in tiie .-hadow of the Ne'e.. in s
bureau, and at ledianaf o'is, -c: ifj
uic i.egion neaiUiUarters, seivue ,
divi-ion vhirh esti.biish clce contact ; ( hic-mo Tnr oi v.,,.. t- t
between the disabled veteran an I the UJs
eoveinment agencies set. tin esnecia v - .i:..-"u uic
, . .... . est oitiionai le on it.
1'or hi cin e. rI h -n vicr ilivi.win r f.
fice at Washington, as well a tiie o:ie
at Indianapolis, has forced thnij:;h
claims for disabled men despite vigor
ous opposition from officials who
seemingly would rather witness a
claimant's misery and death than sac
rifice red-tape procedure and bureau
cratic precedents. More than four and
a half million dollars have leen pro
cured through the Legion's service
division at Indianapolis alone for the
ex-service claimants which thev other-
.o, it f not the lexicon of flapper
taU. That's had time to get tiu tv
sin -e its publication.
Here's the late.-t book you mu. t ac
jj ic, if you could have etmple.e cul
tui d equipment:
"The Classiiication of Tramps,"
ou: ht to be off the press any day now,
acord;ng to James Moore, it's author,
whi has ju.t passed thru here.
Mooie. known al.-o as the "Dare
deil Hobo,"' said he spent ten years in
ni- compilation ot the woik. which is
conductor; if only "wclve.' they ii!e
on the outside. These are again rub-j
divided into "panhandlers," "Hoppers,"
"moocrcs" end "mission bums."
C'la.-s five are the crippled bums,
with such technical titles as "wingies,"'
"pennies" and "halnes," the la'ter be
ing tnn-e wiio lack either one arm, leg
or both leg.
Moore left for Omaha, himself a
"l arnbler,' clinging to the rods of a
.'a.-t passenger train.
"That's my favorite, node of travel,"
he said. "I'm a born 'danger'."
wie 'world have been years collecting, ' , b"""'; V T. -T,' whu "
if they could have collected it at all. I tS? 01 the v"uu'
The class of people who indorse
Tanlac is a convincing guarantee of
the medicine's merit. Give it a trial.
F. L. L'olsten. 01
Warren Mclntyre, Lee Meeker, E.
A. Olson und Fred Sx er went up
twelve miles southwest of Alliance to
put up alfalfa hay for a frw days. ,
Kd Leiter vt Alliance was in town
Bn-ce Ilunsaker and Kov Skiles are
over at Mitchell on business at the
time of this writing. ,
l oin Asmirin uml t'ecil Buckley were
in town Saturday. Cecil is w'alkimr
with the aid of clutches, the result of l"r,u'
a noi -e laiiing with him.
Dick Ilunsaker went to
kinds of tramns
"For instance," he said, in praising
its everyday value to the man of liter
my fini h, "some friend, sjieaking in
that delightful dialect known us the
'murricun language, says to you:
'V big bum, you Correct him! Ask
hi::i to be more sjieciiic.
"Ask him if he thinks you're a 'gay
ci.t,' a 'jungle buzzard, or a 'bur.dle
s'irf.' v nether he classiiiod you i;. a
'f x,' a 'wolf,' a Mangier,' a 'winkle'
oi a 'plinger.'
"in short refer him to the Noah
W.b.ter of the hobo world. That's
n-'" said Moore.
Moore ha several expanations for
the riot of the term "hobo."
It's the latin combination which he
h;i. compounded, of which he is most
Mr. Nnbb had tjuite an accident the
latter part of the week in striking a
I ut. The front vl-,eel nf ku nor Ko.
"came locked turning the car upside
down. .Mr. .aou was liadly bruised
about the hips and legs but was lucky
to escape without more serious in
jury. A very large crowd was present
. v 1 -uvn ball game. The
Lawn boys failing to put in an ap
pearance mother team was picked up
and a good game was played.
V.. 11. West from tewn is spending,
a few days here visiting relatives.
J. V. Frazier, who has not been
very well for some time, is spending a
few days in town with his family.
Mi-, and Mrs. Winfred Griffith unit
son and Joe West and family were
Sunday visitor. v.t the Fred ' Nason
William Aspden and family spent
Sun. lay afternoon in town.
Mr. and Mr. Bay West ami son
from ea.-t of town .-cnt Sun lay at
the Fred Nason home.
Mr. and Mrs. Jess Chilsnn spent
Su'x.ay i the Lnrnnce home.
Mrs. Violet Shanks and children
from Bridgeport arrived here Monday
for a visit with her parents, Mr. anir
A news story from Berlin is headed:
"Germans fight to see Dempsey."
Pempscy, however, never displayed
any signs of a desire to fight to see
the German. Nashville Lumberman.
'Homo bor.um," he
, ..V....V. . V'......., .. ....
woik for lu:e ''-ifK.ird for gtndei
anv la-t that's .-imple, isn't it?"
I If that fails to se.tisfy
lid, with abso-
.. .,v.,rlr. lllt. r rencn i'iuus. jiie-nwniie men wno iougni
liennlo hnll that s ... i ii i ,l. i . t ... . . .
?, r. "v " " msun to me country names are (tying ami
Christianity and to the French forming Insnfif for the need of 'thaw
individuals Trt t'AtoM V.t. r it. t I i .....i. -,mT1 i
individuals to retn n Kit. r .u
w v. tile ItltJl-
iral as souvenirs. Many fragments
liave ah-eady been returnetl and it is
to further this cause that the legion is
making it appeal to former dough-
ntinn hv ni?ViPrif av ni4 nnlo ti Ka
abandoned n the face of objections
cui-iiiK iiv ii wiiuti r BtriiJMincBS, or
DOtn. i ) K
LiBting:Jilse "political or nclfinh
or both" ! agencies opposing the use
conti vers at uncoimoi nues m-r mem ior tne treatment
vimV ?rmnir tne national .D . t .;,.t, i r .... .i t ui . l.
"T-bV ."ii.Ki.tne.,ef!:ion " Ugion. eiwMeratoei "The millionaire
ion rfow can the American wh knur L.n.i. ilt.ii .n.i
fnNlmi theu t'on?" The wtrnt a -Briers' hospital near. Us
m.fthS? - i . e aiul, eiFhteen antl the "An e vive young ladies' whool
fWViy the imUjries in whIch vli wfth rf pugnanci lh.
lit M y a uoces tiesmte same thotwht.' - V
-vacalfct mat it is being held during! "Anoth rich man ; -ho 'niiwan in
hav J,'on. Prizes ainriirim, ti n,-nt .1 n ,n
o f .b,ee" Ponnlly offeml by Han
4W rd MacNit pr. Th v.i 1. ' "t"
addition is ofiering prizes of $50,
l ..k t n i , """'J' i"ib ure giving
substantial prizes to the winners in
i f iAmencan PubIic has bn sad
ly m sled as to what the government
is doing for the sick and wounded":
!iCrt i Newt;Papei8 have b?en full
of the staggering sums" being spent
i the disabled. But the Unite.l States
Veterans Bureau has rot been nearlv
as etficient in its paVticular job of
caring for the disabled as has the
bureaus publicity office in its par
These statements are set up in the
first of a series of articles entitled
"Hival chambers of eomnietve wl.ich
have creieii a Sargasso aia which
impeded Ul progress." J
ine arcie charges that I general
atmospnert or looseness ri.nl incom
Defence mtriilai enma .U..I. v.
' t-2 ' .jwh .w.u.,.rn ,11. fcii
veterans )ui-eau. Other iure m of-
to comnensatelheir short.
ith recitals o?(thir fct.
ipathy for the isabled" and
ening interestr which they
eir worlr. Tle n-i1it;
are neve; "acceptable Substitutes for
intelliirehee on Aahwti" tUa. .;.a
"Thestire highlighli, in a situation
the American loHnn Vslr1v nvaona n
disclose. 'It will do so in the hoo und
w ith the fonfindence ihat public epin
ion will K?nd the bu'feau and the I e.
. - - 1
Mrs. Otto Smith and son, Ottn, Jr.. 11 e -uper-hobo has a
:md her little srand-on, Leo, drove vat:on lor his own kind,
down from their bonip nt Antiirii k "Alter the Civil war fellow
'""r in ( nf fl ry li-ry , ' T-it-tiiiveleil about the country look.ng tor
Jim Wihon went out to visit at iliTtl,')'' TLiMeiihoes and got to be
Frank DeFrance ranch last week. culled 'hoe boys "
Mr.. P. 1 Gillespie and son. Jack, Naturally, he say .4 he term was
spent the last few days at the Hudson 'shortened to 'hobo.'
hotel here. I Simtrte. isn't it? f hi
Mr. and Mrs. Frank DeFrance and Moore has classjucj tramps into
son, Donald, and Jim Wilson drove in fv kinds. I
from the ranches Saturday afternoon.1 In class one, he sf jf.tthat is, ti amp
Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Wilson and oi society or tho1 Wlio have some
Julia Alice were shopping here Sat- Ri'aft or excuse, a;tfie idle rich or
urday from out north of town. "loiterers." They iy -!tt home and do
ine aiessrs. Harvey iVhaiey and no woik, out mayi yearn a l.vinn oy
Walter House drove to Alliance Satur- tricks gambling njn t Stealing leg.dly
ilav eveninc. from the poor." fti'va are the "street
Howard i'ogue went to Alliance fakers" who worklsome selling game
Saturday to consult a doctor in regard and the "professioiitl lx Rgars."
to his lip which has been causing him , Class two consi-pBot "tramp of
considerable trouble tbe last few da vs. vrgabondom," whe froarn the country
1 . 1 r . . 1 1 i . 1 . . . . i .. . 1 . . I
r ran iv vv esiover anu (laugnier, iwiuut iumu mir w ui ivum uoie.-s
Emma, were in town'shopping the lat- forced to. Here i ere the distinc-
ter part of the weet. . tions come in thatjrjtake his dictionary
R. A. Woclnvw onrl AamAav nhantntplv neeesRflU'l. fip snvs.
Beatrice, went to Fingham last Thurs'i "Bundle stiffs ivt ihose who carry
day to visit Mr. aAd Mrs. Jack Ballin
ger at that placid
The Messrs. AicQuaid and Dobson
were Alliance isitors Saturday eve
Mrs. DeliaPowell returneJ home
where she his been employed the last i
VUllUiC CIIJID I1W uw. t, lit .! 1 j
the.r blankets am booking utensils on
their backs. r
"Gay cats are k scouts for the
; "Jungle buzzar Jare the tramps
who spend thei 'tpne cooking and
washing in the th:3 its along the rail
road tracks." i
few weeks. I "Jungle buzzap d lare the tramps
Miss VeWa Daume returned from who spend their i -k me cookrng and
Antioch rntly where she has been washing in the tbit'. ?ts along the rail
visiting fiends. She was accompanied road tracks." ill ?
home byMisa Dorothy Wilson of that! Real slaves ofjr wanderlust corn
place. "." rre, th th'rd Here vou find:
lAwrfence osborn came in from the "pikers," ! who fi t the pike; "rat-
Frank; Westover home Sunday to
spend the day with home folks here.
.TM Messr. Flnvrl mnA ritt Ci.t,
--r- " - -wjs. w.av.
Jr..nd Mr. Robinson of Antioch were
in .aicesiue Sunday
-f ... . .
SAV Tuning VtO a Kiu&n a ki.&De.;.M A
mem. we advise you to try it F. E
t r iuv mi-yi,uii s BJlir f A Mill
bler9" who ride pfeisenger trains, and
if they are "foxerthey flimflam the
Having resigned my position as
manager of the J. H. Melville Lumber
company to take effect not later than
August 15, 1 wish to thank our friends
and patrons for the consideration
shown me in the past and to assure ,
you of the best of treatment by my f
successor. Mr. McCall will be in towi
about the First of July at which timfi
we will be glad to have you come in
and get acquainted with him.
Mgr. of J. H. Melville Lumber Co.
the con 1
According to a returned traveler, if
vojiiuum says "wrrgn, . n means
mat ne does not want to eat you at
once . There seems room for a manual
Of Dohte ennversntinn that us..l,l A
able the courteous trat.l.p fn mi riAK rl
i ...;..ri "" ..v
xiirn vtooio you iixe me cola for sup
per j ixnuon upinion. ,
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Wllhnir tn trv nnvthinn nt. .v.
tiiiiunuis. p,ew xorit inbune.
Monev tnlVa hnf th v
know how to keen it donf Wall
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ill . $885 j ""sr
The wonderful riding ease of
the good Maxwell is particularly
prized when traveling at ordinary
driving speeds over rough roads
Cord tirtm, nontkid front and rer ; dic Heel wheels demount
bk u rim and at bub; drum ryp. Ump,. Alemit lubri
tion; niotcr driven electric horns unuiuaHy long eprinj
IitoN F. O. R Detroit, revenue tu to be eddeds Tow '
lDCr,$88S Roedr.$88Si Coupe, $1385; Sed. $1483
H. Jones Company
Third 'icud Cheyenne
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