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PUBLISHED BY THE FRONTIER PRINTINQ CO, BUBBORIPTIOW. BI.BO PW ANNUM. D. H. CRONIN EDITOR AND BANAOER.
VOLUME XXI. O’NEILL. HOLT COUNTY. NEBRASKA, JUNE 6, 1901. NUMBER 49.
LOCAL MATTERS AS
NAILED ON THE RON
Little Things of General In
tersts People Like
to Read About.
YOUR NAME IN PRINT
Movements, Accidents, Fortunes and
Misfortunes of You and Yonr
Neighbor Made Public.
ADVO—At J. P. Gallagher's.
Mrs. Silas Smith is visiting at Dead
Baled Hay for sale at Meller&Quilty
Confirmation next Sunday at Cotholic
Louie Storm was over from Spencer
Sheriff Stewart and wife went to
Something like 500 people have been
vaccinated in O’Neill.
Ico cream at Weingartners restaurant,
by the dish or in bulb.
Frank Shively returned the first of
the week from Norfolk.
Editor and Mrs. Eves returned Wed
nesday evening from their Kansas trip.
See Heckel Bros, for fresh bread,
cakes and pies, at Mathenia’s old stand.
E. .M. Waring of Middle Branch was
a caller Friday last and renewed for The
Ed Alberts ^ent to Plainvew yester
dap to play ball, having signed for the
season as catcher
Andrew Morrisey, county attorney of
Cherry county, was in the city on lsgal
business last Friday.
Mrs. A. A. Stauton has gone to
Ephany, 8. D., to consult a physician
regarding her health.
CountyAttorney Mullen left for Butte,
Mont., this morning on a combined
business and pleasure trip.
The only way to know how good
Gold Medal Coffee is, Is to try it.
At J. P. Gallagher’s
C. L. Bright departed the first of the
week for his old home in Wisconsin,
where he will visit for a time.
H. R. Mill’s enjoying a visit the first
of the week from his nephew, George
Mill6 and wife of Meadow Grove.
Mr. and Mrs. O. F. Biglin are rejoic
ing over the arrival of a daughter at
there home last Sunday morning.
Dr. McCleran’s wife and child arrived
in the city last week. The doctor has
wore a happy expression ever since.
King Edward VII would use Gold
' Medal Coffee exclusively but he hasn’t
heard of it yet. At J. P. Gallagher’s
As long as this crop-growing weather
keeps up not very much interest will be
manifested in the subject of irrigation.
Gold Medal Coffees are sold only in
Red Advo Premium bag. Don’t aceept
it in other bags. The Genuine for sale
at J. P. Gallagher’s.
Next Thursday evening St Mary’s
Academy will give an entertainment at
the opera-house. The program appears
on another page.
C. F. McGrew of Lincolu whs in tlie
city Monday and checked up the two
national bank, finding every thing in
A baseball team is being incorporated
into existence for service this season
and about 850 has been subscribed to
help the thing along.
The Elkhorn road has supplied this
line of their system with a number of
large locomotives and a better train
service is now being had.
The Frontier will contiune to be the
official city paper another year, it
lreing so designated at a meeting of the
city council Tuesday evening.
Mrs. J. P. Mann left for Chicago
Monday. She was accompanied by her
uvother, W. A Murray, who had been
visiting here for several days.
John Skirving departed yesterday for
Omaha and Lincolb. John was sub
pcenaed as a witness in the Bartley bond
• case before the supreme court.
Mrs. Lapham and Edwards have
opened a restaurant in the building two
doors south of the post office. Warm
meals served at all hours. Home made
bread, cakes and cookies on hand.
Orders taken for baking. 48-tf
Very Right Rev. Bishop Scannell will
be in O'Neill next Monday and confirm
about 200 children in the Catholic
church. Mass will be at 10 o’clock.
I will be in O’Neill every Friday and
Saturday with my draft stallion and
Spanish jack, at Mellor & Quilty’s
barn—J. H, McAllister. 47—tf
Cyril Erycbieb was over from Spencer
Tuesday and Wednesday. While in
town Cyril called and left $3 on sub
scription to the old reliable Frontier.
J. A. Coperthwaite, the O’Neill stock
buyer, is au auctioneer of several years
experience and will erv sales in Holt
and adjoining counties. See or write
him at O’Neill
J. H. McAllister of Agee Monday sold
ten head of young registered Galloway
bulls to a ranchman from Billings,
Moot., consideration $650. The cattle
were shipped from O’Neill.
Walt Ratbbone is building a small
steam boat for pleasure excursions. Tbe
boat will be launched on a lake now
being constructed about five miles out
from town on the irrigation ditch.
The sidewalk improvements are still
going on and it is fhe most commend
able enterprise tbe city has undertaken
for a long time. Good 3-inch plank
are being used in the cross walks. The
gravel walks are quite popular along the
C. A. Hull was in from the north
country Monday and greased the machi
nery in this office to the extent of one
year’s subscription. Ab is one of the
old time democrats who voted for Mc
Kinley and prosperity last fall and he
has no regrets for his action. He is
happy and prosperous.
TAKEN UP—On May 3. 1901, one
black gelding weighing about 1,100
pounds. Is branded on left sholder
what appears to be “G. A.” No other
marks. Horse wore a halter when taken
up. Is at my place o n section 12, oue
mile and a half south aud one mile cast
of Agee postoffice.—Charles Wrede. 49-2
Refreshing showers have fallen in a
general distribution the past few days
giving vegetation a look thrift and
freshness. The amount of rain fall by
official measurement has been: Junel,
.11; June 3, .23; June 4, .21; total, .55
of one inch.
At the last meeting of Garfield lodge,
A. F. and A. M., the following officers
were elected for the ensuing year: R.R.
Dickson, grand master; E. J. Mack,
senior warden; R. H. Jenness, junior
warden; E. H. Benedict, treasurer; A.
W. Baker, secretary.
R. H. Jenness and son attended tbe
meeting of tbe Elkhorn Valley Editorial
association held at Valentine last Satur
day. Dick says the citizens of that
thriving town royally entertained the
visiting editors. Chadron was selected
as the next place of meeting.
Tbe annual election of teachers by
the Board of Education was Held last
Saturday, when the old corps ot teachers
was re-elected with the exception of
second primary. This place has not
yet been agreed upon but will probably
be supplied at tbe meeting of tbe buard
E. Kliue, H. R. Henry Ernest Henry,
J. H. Meredith and wife, Cyrus Bentley,
H. B. Stockings, Henry Zimmerman,
Fred Anderson, Frank Martin, Charles
Cole and E H. Thompson, members of
the Odd Fellows lodge, went to Clear
water Wednesday to attend the funeral
of Elmer Adams, who died of consump
tion. Elmer was formerly a resident
of O'Neill and later lived in the south
ern part of the county. He leaves a
wife and one child.
The worst case of insanity the county
has over had is that of John Peters who
was brought in from Dustin last night
by Deputy Sheriff Bradstreet and con
veyed to the asylum at Norfork today.
Peters is raving mad, frothing and
foaming like a wild beast. He was
placed In chains, hand and foot, and
four men had all they cauld do to keep
the wild spirit in subjection last night.
Peters lived near Dustin and lately be
came raving. His wife was buried at
Dustin the same day the mad mam was
taken by the authorities.
The agricultural editor was summon
ed into A. B. Newell's berry patch
the other day to see what Third ward
soil could do producing strawberries.
And by the way, the Third ward council
man lias a tine premises of growing
fruit trees aud viuea The strawberries
are larger and better than anything that
is shipped in. This is the third year for
Mr. Ncwelis’a vines and they are laden
with delicious fruit. It is an easy mat
ter, he says, to raise them RDd out of
less than 300 plants set out two years
ago he got last year seventy five quarts
Of berries aud expects three times that i
amount this year.
PAGE PEOPLE GET
INTO COUNTY COOfiT
Frisky Husband Causes a
Riple of Excitement
and is Arrested.
$200 BINDS HIM OVER
Takes Boy From Wife and Trouble
Ensues.—Threatens to Run
Streets With Blood.
Tuesday and Wednesday of ibis week
tbe county court whs occupied with a
peace warrant case from Page. J. A.
Spear whs arrested on complaint of Ed
E. Hunter and warrant issued by Justice
Hunt of Puge, who directed the sheriff
to take the defendant before County
Judge Selah. Spear was brought'over
here Saturday and released on his own
recognizance to appear Tuesday for
hearing. The case came on Tuesday at
1 o’clock and a number of witnesses
were called. County Attorney Mullen
prosecuted andE H. Benedict defended.
The testimony brought out in substance
that Spear had threatened to drench the
streets of Page with the blood of men
wbo were telling tales of bis unsavory
conduct nnd unlawful freedom with
other men’s wives. The wife of Spear
and little boy were stopping temporarily
at the home of a neighbor because of
real or fancied unfaithfulness of tbe hus
band and father and last week one day
Spear went to the place where bis wife
was stopping and asked to see Mrs.
Spear, but was refused admittance.
He forced himself into the bouse and
got possession of the boy. The lady of
the house went to the street and called
for help, a number of men responding
to the call. Spear appeared with the
boy and then it was that the words and
threats of violence were indulged in.
The court placed defendant under $200
bonds to appear on the first day of the
next sitting of district court for trial.
ADVO—At J. P. Gallagher’s.
J. C. Harnish, E. J. Mack, It. It.
Dickson, S. J. Weekes, andJ. J. King,,
are O’Neillites in attendance on the 44th
annual communication of the Masonic
Grand Lodge, at Omaha this week.
Mr. Harnish is the retiring Master of
Garfield Lodge of O’Neill, and Mr. King
is the duly commissioned and accredited
representative of the grand jurisdiction
of Manitoba, and Mr. Dickson is Master
elect of Garfield Lodge.
Decoration day passed without the
rendition of the scheduled program,
owing to the precautionary measures
against smallpox. However, the graves
were appropriately decorated. The old
soldiers weut to the grave ya-ds with
floral tributes and laid them upon tbe
graves of their fallen comrades. Much
of the day was spent by O’Neill people
in decorating the graves of their de
ADVO—At J. P. Gallagher’s.
Mr. anil Mrs. Arthur Cowperwaithe
are in Omaha this week where Mrs. C.
went for the purpose of undergoing a
suagical operaation. They were Jaccorn
panied by J. A. Cowperthwaite who re
turned home Friday. He says that crops
around O’Neill are in far better con
dition than they are in the eastern part
of the state and that several farmers in
the vicinity of his old home, Beaver
Crossing, contemplate coming to Holt
county this fall to purchase land.
E. S. Gilmour of Ewing was in the
city todav visiting friends. E. S. has
announced his candidacy for county
clerk subject to the action of the re
publican county convention. Mr. Gil
mour is an old time resident of the
county and is one of Ewing's most pro
gressive business men. Should he re
ceive the nomination there is no question
but what he would be elected by a nice
majority, as his candidacy for the legis
lature last fall, when he was defeated by
only two votes, demonstrated his pop
ularity with Holt oounty voters.
ADVO—At J . P. Gallagher’s.
Marrage license have been issued the
past week by County Judge Selah to the
following parties: Victor M. Rohr and
Hrriet E. Eley, Dustin; Leslie Lamason
aud Mary Skeltor. Page; John C. Dem
ing and Ruby Hughes, Dustin; James
Peter and Mary Pribil, O’Neill. The
wedding of the last named
couple occurred on Tuesday
at the home of the bride’s parents
south of O’Neill. It was made the
occasion of elaborate wedding festivi
ties, feasting and dancing being indulg
ed in Tuesday afternoon and evening.
A large number of guests were enter
tained both from town and the country.
AROUND THE WORLD.
Senator Deitrich Will Go.—Discusses
An Omaha Bee staff correspondent
writes from Washington May 81:
With his grip full of recommenda
tions for posmasters, the establishment
of rural free delivery routes, postofllce
inspectorships, consulships, and other
goverment jobs, Senator Charles H.
Dietrch of Hastings came to town Mem
orial day, inoideotially bringing along a
few trunks full of wardrobe indicative
of his purpose to spend some time in
the capital city of tlie nation. He will
■lot tarry long in Washington, however,
for be has made up his miud to join the
party of senators and representatives
to leave New York June 20 on a tour
around the world iD a government
When Senator Dietrich left Nebraska
for the east he had the matter of this
trip under consideration. He wanted
to see oui new possessions in the far
Pacific, so as to be able to legislate in
telligently on questions that will present
themselves to the Fifty-seventh congress
for solution, so he said, but he was
doubtful whether he could arrange his
business to permit four months' absence
from the Uuitcd States, the length of
time scheduled to take. But since
he left Nebraska he has been able to
make a decision favorable to taking the
trip, and be will join the party in New
York on the day the transport is booked
to leave on its journey around the globe.
The senator was looking the picture of
good health as be sat in his temporary
quarters in the capitol, in the room re
cently occupied by Senator Burrows of
Asked about the result of the irriga
tion conference in Omaha early this
week, he said:
“My suggestion that the government
should build reservoirs in the arid and
semi-arid states and own them, met
with very favorable consideration from
tlie representatives of the government
present. It seams to be the most practi
cal solution of a troublesome question,
in view of the widely divergent views
held by Mr. Mead of the Department of
Agriculture on one side and Mr. Max
well on tbe other. Although the latter
was not present at our meeting, his
position wag known to almost everyone
“My suggestion that these reservoirs
could be built with convict labor also
met with favorable commenr, and as
the labor leaders in Nebraska with
whom I talked seemed to bleieve it was
feasible, I can see no reason why the
government should not derive benefit,
as it would not interfere with skilled
labor, none being needed to build these
reservoirs. The flow of water in inter
state streams was also a subject of
serious consideration, and congress will
undoubtedly have to consider the matter
and enact legislation which, while not
interfering with the state laws, will
remedy the now known defects. Tbe
meeting was porductive of good. It
brought tbe representatives of several
states together and gave us new in
centives for united work.”
As was expected, our neighbors up
and down the line, north and south,
hither and yon, have got very much ex
cited over smallpox at O'Neill. It is
strange how wild rumors fly as does the
wind. Somebody hurts a toe and soon
it is talked around that a leg was broken;
another steps through a hole in the
sidewalk and the last fellow that tells it
says he was run over by a railroad train.
If there is smallpox in O’Neill, O'Neill
people don't know it. As was stated Dy
The Frontier last week, there had been
one case of smallpox in town but the
patient was removed to the country.
Twelve days have elapsed since the
thing first started and every necessary
precaution has been taken by our
people to not allow the disease to get
started in towu. People who are in
clined to make a mountain out of a
molehill have succeeded admirably with
reference to smallpox at O’Neill.
The Stuart ilerald says “decoration
day was absorbed with great ceremony
in the various cities of this great uni
verse.” The Frontier is not prepared
to coutradict that the "absorption” is
attended with great ceremony in Stuart
on this particular day, but we have
failed to note any ceremony about the
“absorption” around O’Neill at aDy
TAKEN UP—On my place 10 miles
north and four miles east of O’Neill, on
Weduesday, May 8, 1901, one dark bay
horse about 8 years old; weight about
900; star in torehead. Owner may have
same by proving property and paying
expenses.—Charles Berger. 46 2
Don’t be imposed on—Insist on the
original Gold Medal Coffees they can’t
At J. P. Gallagher’s.
GREAT MANY REAL
Lands Changing Hands at Rate
of $800,000 a Month
Id the County.
BIG BUSINESS IN MAY
Land Bargains Going Fast.—Record
for the First Three Days
of June a Good One.
Real estate continues to ‘‘move.” The
past month has been one of especial
activity with much laud changing hands.
The rocords show, as furnished us by
A. T. & F. G. Bentley’s daily report, a
net total of about $800,000 in cash land
transfers during tbc month of May.
Thus far this month the transfers have
hecu as follows:
John Morgan to J 1* Larson, w
d sw se 13, 27, 10.$ 500 00
Wm Gibson to Elmer Gibson, w
d, undivided i int se 24, 25, 12 1 00
B. McGreevy to John Carr, w d
s w 0. 27, 10. 600 00
E L'nke to J John, w d se 7, 27,
10, sw 7, 27, 10 . 2100 00
J M Siewart, sheriff, to Mary
Butler, tr., e d e w 21, 26, 14 50 00
J P Larson to J Morgan, sr., sw
se 13, 27, 10. 300 00
J John to Royal Union Mutual
Life Insurance Uo,, mtg., « 7,
27, 16, and other lands. 1700 00
United States to John Moagan, patent,
bw se 13, 27, 10; to Andrew Morgan,
patent, sw 9, 27, 10.
P Dobson to Baselmans Lumber
Co., for erection of barn on e
w 31, 32, 11. 93 00
Bridget Murphy to Mary Murphy
*sr nw, s ne 8, 29, 11, lot 9,
block 29, O’Neill. 800 00
D P Stowell to Edward James,
lot 3, block 9, Hallock’a add
to Stuart, sub to taxes. 25 00
G E Hubbard t« It It Dickson n
w 19, 26, 12, sub to decree and
taxes. 20 00
Hugh O’Neill to J W Hunt, w
n w 29, 33, 12. 200 00
Colonial and U. S. Mtg Co to C
L McElbaney se 7, 31, 9, sub
ject to taxes. 125 00
C L McElhaney to W D Gray a
sw, nw sw, sw nw 21, 81, 9... 600 00
J B Piper to A E Lee end C E
Prentis se ne 23, s nw, sw ne
24, 27, 14 . 600 00
L Ullman to Pioneer Townsite
Co s sw 15, 80, 15. 800 00
H C Bean to J Prill so 27, 28, 9 750 00
D P Stowell to E E James, lot 2
blk 9, Hallook’s add, Stuart.. 15 00
John Prill to E E Halstead s 27,
28, 9; mtg.... 900 00
Duran Hunt to Ed Adams, nw
80, 28, 9, mtg. 350 00
Durland Trust Co to E M Hard
ing e nw. w ne 14, 29, 13. 300 00
Mary Murphy to Abbte M Sulli
van w nw 2, s ne 8, 29, 11.... 1000 00
A Allyn to W 8 Arnald, lo 3,
blocn 3, Stuart. 250 00
Sylvester Snover to A E Lee A
C E Prentis sw 17, se 18, ne n
s, n nw, se nw 19, nw n s 20,
27, 13... 9900 00
A M Sullivan to B McGrecvy and
M F Harrington w nw 2, s ne
8. 29, 11. 1000 00
Fred and Dora E Brecbler to
Cbas Snyder, mtg se 30, 28, 10 1100 00
Peter Greeley to Wm Bokof, ae
24,32,13, mtg. 500 00
Fought For His Life.
“My father and sister both died of
Consumption,” writes J. T. VVeathoi
wax, of Wyandotte, Mich., “and I was
saved from the same frightful fate only
by Dr. King’s New Discovery. An at
tack of Pneumonia left an obstinate
cough and very severe lung trouble,
which an excellent, doctor could not
help, bat a few months' use of this won
derful medicine made me as well as ever
and I gained much in weight.” Infalli
ble for Coughs, Colds and all Throat
snd Lung trouble. Trial bottles free.
Guaranteed bottle s 50c and $1.00 at,
P. C. Corrgan.
Notice is hereby given that all persons
are prohietted from hunting or fishing
on the following descretee premises.
All of scotion 5, E.J Ei of section 6
township 30 and all of section 31 town
shih 31. all in range 12• west 0 P. M.
Holt county, Nebraska,
47-3 Dell Johnson.
family with Membership of 435.
Joseph A. Marbut, a member of the
Missouri legislature, belongs to a fam
ily with a membership of 425, all liv
ing within five miles of the village of
McDowell. The family consists of
four generations and there has never
been a bachelor or an old maid among
them. They are also noted for their
longevity. There is a tradition that
one Marbut voted the republican tick
et at a local election.
ORDIANCE NO. 88.
An ordinance for the purpose of raising
revenue for the ose and support and
benefit of the volunteer Fire company
of the City of O'Neill, Neb., by levy
ing and collecting a special license
tax on Fire Insurance companies
doing business in said City of O’Neill,
tie it Ordained by the Mayor and tbe
Councilman of the City of O’Neill,
Holt county, Nebraska:
Sec. 1-Each fire insurance company or
association or each agent of any fire
insurance company, which shall do bnsi
ness, have an agent or maintain an
office in said city ot O'Neill, who shall
effect any insurance, or issue any in
surance policy, or collect any premium
as a fire insurance company or associa
tion, either as agent or attorney of or
for any fire insurance company or asso
ciation. shall pay a license of $5 per
annum for each oompany annually in
advanoe; and any insurance company
who ehall issue any policy of insurance
upon any property within the corporate
limits of the city of O'Neill, Neb., shall
be within the meaning and intent of
Sec. 2—The special lioense tax herein
provided for shall be paid to the city
treasurer and his receipt taken therefore,
which receipt shall he filed with the city
clerk, who shall thereupon issue bis
license to the person to whom such re
ceipt is given, for the peiiod mentioned
in such receipt.
Sec. 3—All persons violating any of
of the provisions of this ordinance shall
upon conviction thereof be fined not less
than $1, nor more than $10, with costs of
prosecution, for each offense, and in de
fault of payment thereof shall be con
fined in the city jail until such fine and
costs are paid, and moreover be liable to
a civil action for Hie amount of such a
Sec. A—All ordinances and parts of
ordinance in conflict herewith are hereby
Sec. 5—This ordinance shall go into
effect and be in force from and after its
passage and publication according to
Ed F. Gallagher, Mayor.
J. F. Gallagher, Clerk.
A 10c cigar for a nickel, made exclus
ively for O’Neill connoiseurB—little but
flue as silk. Try them at—
T. J. Hurley Dewey Hotel
Tbe Derby J. P. Maim
Wra. Laviollette J. P, Gallwgher
Gilligan <fc Stout Ogden House
Hotel Evans John J. Harrington
J. Bentley Lapham & Edwards
Notice is hereby given that all persons
are hereby prohibited from allowing
their dogs to trespass upon the following
described premise: The EJof the W£
and the west half of the SE£ of section
33 township 29 range 11, west in Holt '
county Nebraska. This has been made
necessary on account of dogs killing
my sheep and hogs, seven head Itovoing
been killed the past week, and owners
allowing their dogs to trespass hereafter
will be held for damages.
47 3 Michael Gallagher.
For Sale or Exchange—I have twenty
two head of mares with Colts by theif
sides, from three to seven years old that
I will sell or trade for good marketable
jeldings. These mares are well bred
ajnd will weigh 1100 or 1200 eaoh.
Also one heavy draught team weight
2800. Any person desiring any class of
horses call on me. F. M. Harrison 44-tf
FOR SALE—The best half section of
land in Holt county, Nepraska, se £ 27
29 10 and ne £-34-29-10 if taken at once;
valued at 84,000; good improvements.
Reasonable time given. Address.
Jennie R. Nelson, Box 70, Lead, 8. D.
FOR SALE—The residence property
known as the Sanford Parker house.
This is the finest residence locations in
the city and will be sold at a bargain if
taken within ten days. Call and see
40tf. S. J. Weekes.
FOR SALE OR TRADE-A Bashaw
stallion; good disposition and a fine
roadster. Address A. B. Newell,
E. H. Benedict has first-class Building
and Loau stock for sale or can make you
a loan. 46-tf
Have your teeth examined by Dr.
McLeran; he can save them. 42-tf
Teeth or photographs at Corbett's,
16th to 30th of each month. 39if.
Dr. McLeran, dentis*. office over
Corrigan’s drug store. 42-tf
Weingartner wants to see you at bis
lunch counter. 42tf.
For dental work go to Dr. McLeran
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