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HEMINGJfOBD. BOX BUTTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA. PBIDAY, AUGUST 80, 1895-
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Mrs. H. W. Orr of Alliance "is
visiting ITemingford friends o
day. Two engines collided at Al
liance Sunday afternoon; no one
Mrs. B. M. McBride is visiting
in the city, the guest of Mrs.
Austin Davis started for Ioyra
"Wednesday, where he will ro
"main during tho winter.
Mrs. W. W. Wood of Rushyillo
is visiting Mrs. Tash while "Mr.
Wood is attending court.
T. C. Taylor of Terry, and W.
A. Randall of Lead City, S. D.,
are new subscribers this week.
Our correspondence was cut
short and several interesting
items omitted this week, for lack
Attorneys Smyser, Simonson,
Orr, Howett Hampton, and Mitch
ell of Alliance, aro attending court
S. B. Libby is at Lincoln this
week, representing Box Butte
.county at tho independent state
Court commenced Thursday
afternoon and will continue tho
balance of the week. Judsjo
Wo understand that Miss Mary
Hamilton has reversed her decis
ion not to teach and will hold forth
at Girard this year.
H. P. Fillmore has charge of
the treasurer's office this week,
during Mr. Libby's absence at
Jttho state convention.
ids, la.,. is visiting her daughter
Mrs. Fillmore. H. F. says ho
has to "walk chalk4 tiow.
Inicc McCorkle has been enga
ged to teach the year's school at
Dunlap, Dawes Co. Tho Dunlap
people aro sure of -a good school.
Dr. R. A. Blackburn went to
Hastings with the band boys
.Sunday evening. Where a man's
treasure is there will his heart bo
Married On Thursday, Aug.
29, 1695, Geo. H. Edwards to
Miss Effel M. Preston, at tho
tho reoidence of Justice Nichols,
Rov. Kendall officiating.
Alexander Muirhead will
teach C. B. Smith's school, ton
miles northwest of town. Wo
aro glad that Alex has decided to
stay with us another year.
Win. Ruhter started for Red
Wing, Minn., Sunday night, where
lie oxpecta to stay for somo time.
Before going ho called and ordor
ee tho Herald, to keep posted on
Box Butte affairs.
Miss Clara Moo who has been
at tho Fanner's Home for some
time, went home Wednesday to
prepare to start to school in
Hemingf ord next Monday.
Miss Rosa, of Chadron, and
Prof. Gregory, formerly of tho
Chadron Academy, wore in town
last Satm-day. Mr. Gregory
had been visiting his brother in
Joseph Bame ordorcd sale bills
at this office this week. Ho will
sell at public auction on Sept. 10,
all his property including house
hold goods, machinery, stock etc.
If tho Missionary tea given by
the Methodist ladies at Mrs.
Tosh's Tuesday evening is a
sample of tho way missionaries
live every day) wo would almost
lie tompted to brave tho dangers
1 i In iug among tho Chinese, to
be able to enjoy such meals.
Banker Austin sat at the head of
the table and appeared tp enjoy
.everything, even he toothpicks.
Mr. Burlew and family and tho
writer, visited Hot Springs,
Doadwood, and other points in
the Hills this week, returning
Miss Estolla Taylor and her
mother, who has been in very
poor health for somo timo loft
for an extended trip through tho
east, Wednesday ovening.
Judgo M. P. Kinkaid called on
The Herald today. Tho Judgo
is ono of tho most popular men
in tho state, and wo don't un
derstand how so good a man
can bo a republican.
Rov. R. A. Ball who is station
ed at Douglas, Wyo., is making
his father a three weeks' visit,
lie occupied the pulpit at tho M.
E, church Sunday ovening and
delivered a very interesting ser
mon. The Band boys, all brilliant in
their uniforms and' happy faces,
started, for Hastings Sunday ovo
ning. The boys will doubtless
havo a good timo and vp shall
look to see them come hono with
somo of tho prizes in their haver-J
Messrs Sherwood and Hutchins
put in Tuesday and Wednes
day, in a trip to the Pine &idge,
after ovcrgreens to shade the
picnic grounds, Friday. If tho
day is not a success it will not ba
for la-ik of effort on tho part of
Seven train loads of tea and
silk passed through Hemingford
Saturday and Sunday. Tho
merchandise was for European
ports, tho merchants finding it
"cheaper to ship from China and
Japan to the west coast and then
sending it by rail to New York
whejt it is shipped to Europe. It
was all bonded merchandise.
The young people of the Con
gregational church, over on the
alert for something unique, will
give a "Pie Social" at the residence
of J. C. McCorkle, Friday ovoning
Sept. Gth. They announce that
ovory kind of pie known to tho
culinary art will bo served by four
Japanese ladies. Wo suppose
the "pio eaters" will repsosont the
Chinecso and therefore will bo
overcome by tho Japs (pie) and
die. Beforo death, hpwover, a lit
erary program will be givon.
Broke His Arm.
Thursday while threshing at
Johnny Zajie's, JohnJolinek. in
attempting ta put on a belt Avhilo
tho machine was in motion, wns
caught, by the belt twisting around
hie forearm and the bones were
literally ground to pieces. He was
brought to town and Dr. Boll wood
telegraphed for, who reduced tljo
fractures as skilfully us possible.
Grave fears aro entertained that
the arm will havo to ba amputated.
Crushed to Death.
C. S. Britton a brakeman on
the B. & M. was instantly killed
at Edgomont at 11:30 Saturday
ovening. His train in charge of
Engineer Blair camo in from
Newcastle and wont through tho
yard to bo switched onto track 3
to make room for a stock train
thatwas approaching from New
castle. Britton turned tho
switch but made a mistake and
threw tho train onto track 2 on
which a Black Hills train was
standing, tho cars of which were
loaded with ore. After going
somo distance Britton discovered
his mistake and jumped on tho
way car to throw on the brakes,
Just af ho reached tho brako tho
collision ocpured and ho was
crushed to death between tho
cars, his body being found on
tho trucks under a freight car.
Every bpno in his jbody was
broken and although help was
near ho was stone dead when
taken out. His body was ship
ped to Alliauco on a slock train.
Deceased was a son of C. H.
Britton a well known farmor of
Box Butto precinct. His parents
wcro overcome with tho shock,
having only said good byo to
their boy somo ton hours pre
viously. Funeral was hold Sun
day at -1 o'clock p. m.
Killed in a Well.
Monday, while throo of tho
Garrottboys wore cleaning out
the school houso woll, Earnest
was struck on tho head by tho
bucket falling back upon him,
from which injury ho died Tues
day. Ho had gono down into
tho woll and had filled tho buck
et, a beer keg, which was being
hauled up by a horse and rope.
Tho rope broke and tho keg
struck him upon tho back of the
head crushing tho skull.
His brother at once wont down
after him and succeeded in gol
fing him on the bucket and was
drawn up to tho top, but the horso
would not hold them and let them
down again, twice this was repeat
ed and the third timo as they
reached tho top tlie horoicrcseuor
fainted, from tho fearful, strain
upon his nerves, and had not their
father arrived just at this timo,
in all probability there would
havo been two vacant chairs in
tho Garrett homo today instead
of one. 'Earnest lived twenty
four hours. He was laid to rest
Wednesday forenoon, in tho Non
rjariel burying ground, beside an
older brother, who was killod
about two years ago by jumping
from an engine.
A largo crowd of friends attend
ed tho funeral, which was preach
ed by Rev J,.T Wnrnom. Tho
Herald extends to the bereaved
and heart broken family its most
sincere and heartfelt sympathy.
From Our Exchanges.
Miss Minnie Baumgardnor, for
merly a teacher in the Hemingford
high school, visited Mrs. Lovitt
Sunday and Monday, leaving on
tho night train for Norfolk, where
she will spend some timo with her
sister, Mrs. Spencer. Crawford
Homingford Correspondent to tko Times:
Wo notice that tho Hon. J. P.
Hazard wears a white shirt aud
clean collar, now-a-days. AVo sup
l)oso ho iB sprucing to capture tho
vote in Alliance, for County Judge
this fall, or may ho ho is trying to
got his name in the society col
umns of the Guide.
Zig Zioglor, the telegraph oper
ator at Kirk packed up his worldly
holongings yesterday and bid faro
well as he supposed to tho Black
Hills for an indefinite period. Ho
forgot however, to 'Vquttre" him
self with his creditors beforo leav
ing and was overtaken at Edge-'
mont by officer Sparks of Lead
and brought back. Ho will doubt
loss make a sotisfactory settlement
with all concerned and use more
precaution beforo wandering so
far from homo without hia mam
ma's consent. Dead wood Pioneer.
Ziegler was formerly agent at
Harvest is over and threshing is
now in order.
Tho Misses Galena Curtis and
Edna Johnson aro going to attend
tho High School at Allianco next
Roll Eberly intnda to resume
his studies at tho Allianco high
school next winter; that's right, an
education is better than wealth.
Wo aro glad to loam that Mrs.
S. A. Curtis has been employed to
teach the Borea school next torm,
Mrs. Curtis is an experienced teach
er aud will give satisfaction.
II. R. Greea returned from his
eastern trip this morning,
Tho artesian woll at tho quar
ry is now down 070 feot and tho
promotors expect a flowing woll
at about 1100 feot.
On Saturday Francis C. Grablo
and rt' largo party of eastern vis
itors will pass through Heming
ford on thoir way to visit Edgo
mont and tho Nor thorn Hills.
rMhe woolen mill is now boing
puVv in shapo for tho fourth
story and roof- The buildings
for washing and sorting tho
.wool, otc, will bo of framo and
will bo completed rapidly.
A car load of heavy machinery
for tho Edgomont quarry is now
on tho ground and boing rapidly
placed in position. Tho added
machinery will increase tho out
put from 500 to 700 grindstones
A switch is boing built from tho
quarry proper to tho immense
rock saw to help turn off the
stones beforo being placed in tho
mandrels. This will save all side
turning and make tho output as
larpe again as at presont.
Professor Williamson a cole
bratcdoologist who is actively
engaged in tho industrial depart
ment of tho Q system is at pres
ont in Edgomont. Tho Doctor is
ono of tho most roliablo authori
ties on Geology in tho United
States and besides this ho has an
intimate knowledge of chemistry
in all its branches. Somo months
ago ho was in Edgemont and his
present visit is for tho purpose
of developing further tho re
sources of tho town.
," i LAWN OLHANINaS.
Fskmors buriy' threshing: --"
Preaching next Sunday at tho
usual hour 11 o'clock a. m.
Mr. and J. A. Ball and Rav. R.
A. Ball and wifo spent Tuesday at
School will not begin tho first
Monday in September owing to
tho fact that tho building will not
Mrs. Broshar and daughters,
Pearl and Edith, will romovo to
Hemingford last of this week so as
to bo ready for school at the bo
ginning of tho term.
Wm. Ruhter loft Sunday night
for his old homo in Minnosota.
He will stop at Hastings and tako
in tho reunion., Will made many
warm friends while here who re
gret to see him leave. May suc
cess attend him.
'What They Think.
When tho news camo that W.
H. Westover had beennominat6d
by tho Independents at O'Neill,
last Monday, our reporter boing
desirous of knowing tho viows of
somo of our most prominent cit
izens, asked tho following ques
tion of those whom ho thought
would bo interested in tho mat
ter "What do you think of tho
nomination of Mr. Westover for
District Judgo?" Thoir answors
being given without any thought
that thoy would bo printed, havo
considerable significance and aro
interesting. Below is tho result.
Rev. Koudall "It's all right,
suits me exactly."
G. W. Vaisnor--"It'B about a
toss up between him and whoever
tho Republicans nominate, no far
as I am concorned."
J. K. Nool "Hurrah for Wcst
ovor! I can work for him with a
clear conscience till tho'polls close.
Of courso 1 would havo done the
same thing for Rickor had he been
M.E. Gooch "I Noleman is
nominated Westover will bo sorry
S.P. Tuttlo "I don't hardly
know, it may elect two Judges
from tho easst ond and shut us out."
M. II Goodenough "Darned
if I know."
C J, Wildy "IIo's going to got
Ed Johnson "No good."
It. McLood Rickor is lucky, ho
knows ho is boatou, Westover
H.B. Austin "I don't think
at all, I'll do my thinking after wo
got a good straight Republican to
B. E. Johnson "I guess it's all
right. I'm not vory woll acquain
ted with him."
H. F. Fillmoro-"I think it's
good, you bet!"
t U. A. Hall "Westover is all
right, but if the Democrats nomi
nate a man, ho will bo oleclcd"
Anton Uhrig "IIo's an .Inde
pendent isn't ho? He'd bo a bettor
man if ho waB a Democrat."
LB, Tush "It is probably tho
strongest that could havo boon
nmdo by tho Independent h."
C. U. Wright Omaha It's a vory
strong nomination, I think ho will
S. M. Smyser "Well I think ho
is mighty poor material for Judgo
from what I know of him . "
Win. Milchcl "It's all right
from a Populist standpoint. I'm
not a Pop myself."
It. C. Noloman l,I expected it.
I think ho will make a stronger
run than Rickor could, bocanse ho
can go into a neighborhood and
mako ten votes to Bicker's ono
but if thoy both lived in tho samo
placo lticker. would got ton to his
A. M. Millor ' 'What do I think?
I think ho is a vory nice victim,
vory easy to got by.".
Eli Gorber " It's all right. I'm i
W. G. Simonson "Woll sir, it'b
pretty strong, pretty strong."
W.-M, lodonco "I havn't any
tlliftf agVnist' Welf6v1ufbf tfiattl
was my choice at tho convention."
W.W. Wood "Can't say any
thing against a man in our own
town. Wo'ro all good mon up
there you know."
B. F. Gilmnn "I think his
show for election is poorer than
C. A. Burlew "It's all right,
he will mako an excellent Judgo."
Attorney Wm. Mitchell oxpects
his brother from Pennsylvania
Sunday morning on a visit.
Jos. Manion, Wm. O'Mara and
wifo, George Ross and Miss
Hood were at tho land office
Monday making final proof on
The populists aro scared. This
fact is yery evidont because thoy
do not daro to call a county con
vention ' until they know what
tho democrats aro going to do.
Thoy scorn to fear the democrats
as well thoy may for many of
thoir followers are coming back
into the fold.
Tho following Democrats havo
expressed their willingness to at
tend tho democratic convention, at
Lincoln next Thursday. Edward
Whitlock, Zed Goodwin,Sr. , John
O'lieofe of Hemingford and P. H.
Zoblo. No county in the state
,could bo represented by a finor lot
Tuesday it rained nearly all
night. There havo beon-sevoral
rains during this month, and bo
ing the first timo in several
years that it has rained during
August, it is a good indication
that wo aro again in the rain
bolt. Tho chances aro strong
that next year is going to bo a
good year for crops in this coun
try, when those who aro now
sick will bo much sicker because
thoy did not stay.
During tho absence of Dr.
White Wolf last week, his actors
got on a high lonesom and with
some imported fomalo sports' in
dulged in a high time at the Doc
tor's oxpenflc. On arriving home
Monday morning the Doctor
promptly fired tho outfit and clos
ed up his show for tho present at
least. Tho imported damselB how
evor contributed somewhat to the
support of tho Bohool fund before
getting out of town owing to the
vigilanco of our marshal.
Tho populist party has nominat
ed for district judges, W.H. West- .
over of ltushvillo, and T. V. Gok,
don of O'Neill. Both nominees
aro well known ovor tho district
and will mako an activo campaign,
although thoy will havo to got
other than populist voles to olect
thorn . FriondB of Judgo Rickor
havo agreed to support any other
good republican excopt Judge
Bartow The democratic party
will mako no nominations, simply
endorsing tho best men out of the
lot of candidates.
Tho Beautiful comedy diama in
four acts entitled, "Trisn, or Life
Among tho Rockies," was presented
in tho opera houso Tu jaday night
to tho entire satisfaction of a crowd
ed house. Allianco is developing
somo great talont in the theatrical
lino, and those who assisted in thu
show are being highly complimout
cd on all sides. Mr. and Mrs.
Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. Smysor,
MisBes Marshall aud Mamie Miller
Messrs Froil, Paradis, Bright, and
Hanson, composed tho&tBt and to
say that thoy all did pplondidly,
would bo putting it mildly. Tho
public will anxiously await Mr.
Robert's next play.' "Uncle Tom's
Tho Burlington is makiiigv
most progro&sivo and aggressive"
R. R's. in the wost. Tho Union
and Northorn Pacific roadsvill
havo to look out or all thoir traf
fic will be tahea from Ihtan. --w
The shipments of tea and silk
aro only oyo openers.
BIG RUN .90 cts pr sack.
Machine Oils at Green's.
. GOLD LEAF at $1.10 per
California canned (roods 15 cents a
can at W. K. Ilcnicnll'd.
Paints of all kinds at Green's.
Tako tho benefit of Wholcsalo,
prices at Mill. k
A new lot of shoes just received by
W. K. Ileracall.
Buy your Flour at Wholosala
price at the Mill.
FLOUR goes down retail at
Siioks of all kinds, styles and
prices. Can fit any foot and pocket
book. . W. K. Heiincall.
Eat and grow fat on Wholesale
ELK S1.00 per t sack.
Great Reduction in prices of
Flour at the Mill.
I have a market for 25 dozen
spring chickens. Will pay Cash.
Come aud seo me. R. MoLeod.
LESS THAN HALF RATES TO
LOUISVILLE, KY. -, v
aro offered by tho UURLINGTON
KOUTE, Sept. 8, 0 aud 10, or account
of the National Encampment of tho
G. A. it. Ttio Nebraska G A, U.
OllTcIal train, carrying the Depart
ment commander, will leave Lincoln
at 1.20 p, in , Monday, Sept. 9. Mam
of tho W. R. O. and the G. A. R. as
well as tho general public, will find
this train by far the most desirable
means of reaching ttio Encampment
as it goes turongh to Louisvillo with
out change of cars.
Tickets, sleeping car reservations
and full information on application
to any ugont of the B. & M. It. It. of
to J. Ehaxcis, G, P. & T. A.,
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