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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (July 11, 1901)
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SUBSCRIPTION. SI.SO PER ANNUM.
D. H. CRONIN EDITOR AND MANAGER.
O’NEILL, HOLT COUNTY. NEBRASKA, JULY 11, 1901.
Baled Hay for sale at Meller&Quilty
One hundred and ten in the shade
John Carr of Stafford was in the city
Miss Sadie Skirving visited a Lincoln
jh Editor 3ves had business at Ewing
Dr. Gilligan had busness at Sioux
It. H. Jenness was a passenger .to
Weingartner wants to see you at his
lunch counter. 43tf.
Miss Flora Lowrie of Lincoln is visit
ing in the city.
Miss Maud Gillespie is a new clerk at
the Mann store.
Guss Grady departed Monday for
Park City, Uatk.
J. P. Brady was down from Atkinson
the first of the Week,
Dr. McLeran, dentist, office over
Corrigan’s drug store. 42-tf
Miss Tess Dykeroan is home from a
protracted stay in Omaha.
Ice cream at Weingartners restaurant,
by the disii or in bulk.
Banker Flannigan of Stuart had bus
iness at O'Neill Monday.
Have your teeth examined by Dr.
McLeran; he can save them. 43-tf
Teeth or photographs at Corbett’s,
HitfiV0 30th of each month, 39tf.
- t^fie day last week lighting killed five
head of cattle belonging to JohnDaly of
Jake Hershiser of Norfolk was doing
business in the city the first of the
G. W. Smith of this city has been en
gaged as instructor by the Page cornet
G. M; Green of the Independent went,
to Meadow Grove Tuesday for a few
James McNichols of Butte, Mont.,
is in the city visiting his cousin, S. F.
Marriage license was issued the 9th
inst to William Pohart of Page and Miss
Edith Larsen of Staffard.
The new hay crop has begun to move,
several shipments of the baled product
having been made the past ten days.
Misses Lu and Pearl Blackslone of
Stanton county are visiting in the city,
^the guests of Mies Belle King.
Iiemmber special sale on summer
dress goods and shirt waists at Mann’s,
beging July 13 and lasting one week.
Joe Hershiser, who has been at the
Btate industrial school at Kearney the
past year, returned to O’Neill last week.
A. C. King had business at Fremont
last week. Monday Mr. King departed
for Woodlake, this state, to absent for a
Dave Moller, Samuel Beavers and E.
H. Thompson and wife went to Neligh
Tuesday to attend the Grand Army re
While the wind was blowing a hot
blast from the south Monday Ainsworth
suffered a $3,000 fire in the loss of the
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Weekes returned
Saturday evening, and were greeted at
by a very demonstrative serenading
party of boys.
^ FOR SALE—N W i section 30, town
ship 30, range 13; sw i section 30, town
ship 30, range 13. Address F. J Neas
ham, Ottumwa, lo. 3 3
R. E. Bowden, O. E. Davidson and
Mr. Harding were among a company of
Grand Army men going to Neligh Tues
day to attend the reuion.
On Saturday, July 13, Manns will
begin a special 30 per ct discount sale on
summer dress goods and shirt waists
and continue for one week.
Added to the steam boat which Walt
Rathbone had already launched on the
lake which has recently been construct
ed on the irrigation ditch five miles
southwest of town, Jim Davison last
Sunday took out a sail boat which he
had rigged up and launched it. A num
ber of people were out to the lake Sun
day and it promises to be an attractive
f^leasurc resort during the hot months.
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
LOST—Light gray cost between Ir
rigation ditch and O'Neill on July 9.
Name, H. C. Grimes, in inside pocket.
Leave at Dewey house Jfc receive reward.
Mrs. J. C. Hayes and little daughter
Kathreen, arrived in O’Neill Monday
night from Park City, Utah, and will
visit relatives and friends here for a
couple of months.
The mower trade among the imple
ment dealers is livening up with the
advent of the haying season. In one
half day the past week an O’Neill dealer
turned out ten mowers.
The Nebraska State Dental Co., which
has given such universal satisfaction,
will again visit O’Neill. All in need of
dental work be sure and call on them a?
Mrs. Martin’s Milliner store, July 10 to
James Stout bears in his body the
marks of a fall into a show case. The
other day he accidentally fell into a
show case and gashed a deep and ugly
wound in the forehead which required
several stitches to draw together.
A new glass front rears itself on
Fourth street opposite Biglin’s imple
ment store. It adds completion to
the wood and glass work of O’Connor &
Stanton’s building and is a very attrative
James O'Donnell is at his post of duty
again at the O’Neill National bank aftei
being immured for many weeks on ac
count of smallpox. The smallpox
scare as well as the disease has died a
C. L. Bright, 0 VV. Smith and Henry
Zimmsrmau accompanied District De
puty William Deckerson of Atkinson
to Chambers Tuesday afternoon where
that evening they installed the newly
elected officers in the Odd Fellows lodge
at that place.
Public highways were not laid out as
burying grounds for dead animals, yet
some people seem to think they have
absolute privilege to dump carcases
anyplace. In testation of this turn your
nose riverward on a south-windy day
Atkinson Plain-Dealer: Tom Morris,
who has been serving Balduff’s ice cream
and doing other work becoming a firBt
class druggist at Wilson’s for several
months past, left Tuesday morning for
Meadow Grove, where he has a position
The Nebraska State Dental Co.
cleans, fills and extracts teeth without
pain. They also make those thin, elastic
plates, which are as thin as pressed paper
for $5. Satisfaction in every respect
guaranteed. Don’t forget the date July
10 to 15. _ 52-tf
J. A. Golden has entered the real
estate and insurance arena again after
several years in a recorder’s chair at the
county clerk's office. Mr. Golden is
thoroughly familiar with this
business and will be right
at home talking land or insurance.
Jim Pinkerman is home from Omaha
after a three week’s stay for medical
and surgecial purposes by reason of a
poisoned finger. The finger is rapidly
restoring to normal health. Jim declar
es it was the most painful wound he
ever had and the slicings of the surgeon’s
knife felt no better.
D. Kelly of Dorsey oame in this mor
ning with six loads of hogs which he
sold on the local market. Mr Kelly is
one of the prosperous bachelor farmers
of the county and has been very sue
cessfulin the swine raising industry.
Tbp Fronteir acknowledges a short call
and renewal of subscription.
Miss Clara Zimmerman went to At
kinson Sunday where the first of this
week she entred upon her duties as
clerk in the Mann store. Miss Zimmer
man has held a similar position in J. P.
Mann's store here the past two years and
lias been one of the most efficient and
popular clerks in the store.
Charley Schrier was up from Cham
bers over night last Wednesday, having
driven in that evening in time for his
sister, Mrs. Pearson, to take the evening
Black llills train fur her home at Dead
wood. Mrs. Pearson had been at Cham
bers to see her father, August Schrier,
who is in an ill state of health.
Stuart Ledger: Last Saturday’s train
going west ran over and killed six head
of cows owned by O. Uoifstott, a farmer
living halfway between here and New
port. It is persumed that some defect
in the wire fence permitted the animals
to escape from the pasture; and being
upon the embankment when the train
came along, they were unable to get out
i of the way of the death-dealing engine.
The improvements at the oourt-liouse
are getting pretty well finished up, the
completion of the roof to the vault ba
ing about the the only thing to do yet.
New plank walks have been put in at
an expense of 9300, the vault will cost
about $650, the roof $500 and the chang
es in the up stairs apartments about
We are not the only suffers from heat.
A hot wave has swept the whole trans
Mississippi region with the goverment
records showing murcery at from 100 to
106 at many places. North and south,
east and west, excessive heat has been
the rule for more than a week and people
in many places are meeting the emerg
ency in the only sensible way by quit
The Bee publishes a tabulated state
ment of the valuation of Nebraska land
as compiled by Deputy Labor Commis
sioner Watson, based on the figures re
turned by county assessors, Holt county
land is given as follows: Best tillable
land $9 to $12; fair tillable land, $5 to
$7 50; hay land, $10; pasture land, $5.
Douglas county shows the highest aver
age at $53 per acre.
The supervisors were to have
convened Tuesday bat owing to there
not being a quorum present they did not
meet until Wednesday. A large grist of
general business has accumulated for
the present session, but much of it will
perhaps go over until the September
session as the members of the board are
anxious to return to their duties on the
farm. There is business enough for a
three weeks’ meeting, Supervisor Grimes
tells us, but they hope to adjourn the
last of the week.
T. V. Golden, who with his son Parnell
is touring through Washington, sends
glowing accounts of their trip. At
Port Angeles they were entertained
aboard the battleship Iowa in a manner
befitting princes. Becoming acquainted
with Capt. Perry on a trout fishing ex
pedition in the mountain stream he in
vited them to the famous battleship,
where they met all the officers, were
served dinner and showen through the
ship. Mr. Golden expects to be home
soon after the 15th.
J.P. Mann departed, for Chicago,
his future home, last Friday. Mr. Mann
has been a resident of O’Neill for eigh'
teen years or more and has taken a
prominent part in business development
of tbe city and his absence in our
social and business life will be felt. He
was one of the early merchants of
O’Neill, having at first been associated
with John Hecker in the firm of Mann &
Hecker. The Mann store has been the
pride of the city for many years and it
would be bard to find a better one in a
country town. Mr. Mann retains the
ownership of the store and the supervi
sion of the business devolves ujon his
sister Miss Mann.
“Stealing ridvs” may be a good way
to beat the railroad company, but its a
poor way to insure long life, liailroad
trains are grinding up the bodies of a
good many “tramps” this summer and
the Elkhorn traines seem to be doing
their share. A young man by the name
of Dean was killed by a freight train at
Stanton Monday morning. He was with
his partner attempting to steal a ride
and accidentally slipped and fell under
the wheels of the moving train. His
body was horribly mangled; in fact cut
all to pieces. His home was at Thur
man, Freeman county, Iowa, where his
father is said to be a contractor and
builder. He had been working at the
brick yards at Fullerton, this state, and
was on his way to Sioux Fall, S. D.
Valentine Republican: The crusade
against the gentlei and more admirable
sex wearing hats in auditoriums should
be made a national issue. While it may
be true that it is worth the price of ad
mission to an entertainment for the
privilege of gazing upon "sweet sixteen”
from a rear view, if for nothing more
than the poise of her pretty head, and
the rigidity of the same on the shoulders
of the statuesque "maiden of forty,”
there is an occasional burst of oratory
which flows from the rostrum in the
dim distance that imbues one with a
burning desire to look beyond. After
all, it is not at all oertain but that ladies
thus excessively decorate their heads
more with a view to exciting the envy
of their own sex than the admiration of
the opposite. Certain it is that from
base man’s standpoint of beauty a
woman’s hair is her crown of glory, and
no hat was ever made that will compete
with artistically dressed hair In fact,
orator, actors, etc., should register a
kick against a crusade, for the eyes of
few men in an audience could be drawn
from the contemplation of a section or
row of pretty heads with nothing b ut
"crowns of glory” on.
The Frontier is still doing good print
ing at moderate price. Let us flgure j
your next order.
Boyd county is playing in hard luck
this year. While the gayeties of the
Fourth were in progress a storm struck
in about the center of the county and
unroofed one house. The Butte Gazette
says: “During the storm yesterday after
noon a young twister struck the house
of Chas. Rose, who lives south of Man
kato, and tore the roof off and scattered
it along the prairie for a quarter of a
mile. Mrs. Ross and four children were
in the house at the time and outside of
Mrs. Ross getting cut over the eye by
some flying boards none were injured.
Thehousowasa sod one with board
roof, log ridgepole and sod on top of
the roof. The ridgepole broke in the
middle and fell inside, the east wall of
tho house was entirely destroyed and
how Mrs. Ross and the children escaped
death is a rsystery.”
W. F. Carpenter of Wyoming town
ship was in the city last week preparing
for a sale at his place four miles west of
Amelia and twenty-one miles south
of Atkinson on July 22. This will be
one of the largest sales that has taken
place in Holt county for many years,
perhaps the largest ever held. While
only a part of his property he intends to
sell, Mr. Carpenter calls special atten
tion to seventy-flve head of Shorthorn
cattle—33 milch cows, 20 steers, 30
heifers and 1 thoroughbread bull. While
not registered, the cattle are all bred up
to a grade equal to thoroughbreds.
Special care has been given to the herd
to breed up to the pare strain and par
ties desiring this grade of cattle Bhould
attend the sale. For further particulars
see bills or write Mr. Carpenter at
The city police had a prisoner in the
jail the other evening who showed his
resentment at being locked up by smash
ing a window and ripping off a bar. An
elderly gentleman with a liking to li
quor, who came to O’Neill from Neligh
some months ago, allowed bis thirst to
get the best of him and went to the
house where he had been boarding and
undertook to enter the sleeping apart
ments of the lady of the house, who
picked him up bodily and cast him out
of the door. Marshal Hall was called
and landed the badly intoxicated man in
jail, where jie spent the night smashing
window glasses and talk to himself
until placed in a cell to prevent any
further damage to the building. Consi
dering his years and heretofore general
good behavior the officers were lenient
with him and only assessed to him the
price of the window—$4.
A new industry has lately been started
in Holt county which The Frontier as
yet has not given any attention. Omaha
parties are operating a dog ranch about
two miles north of O'Neill and have in
training about fifty hunting dogs.
Young dogs are shipped in from Omaha
and other points and taken to the
“ranch" wheu with great care and Job
like patience two men start them in
training over the prairies. Birds are
plentiful and a pee wee is as good as a
chicken for a dog learning the “setting”
porcess. They take four dogs apiece
and start out to devclope the young
canine instinct in its natural sphere of
usefulness. Every few days new dogs
are brought on and when “broke” will
be returned. They have a wicker cov
ered wagon in which the dogs are trans
fered to and from the shipping point.
This is a new industry for Holt county
and while not of the importance of our
great live stock interests we are sure
nobody would do anything to discouage
I he Great Nortlien passenger train
averted a wreck Tuesday evening return
ing from Sioux City by the vigorous ac
tion of a farmers wife in the vicinity of
Osmond. A bridge a few miles east of
that place was set fire by a machine for
the destructlan of weeds which had
passed over the track during the day.
A woman at a farm house near by saw
the fire and went with her children to
fight the flames. The story of her
heroic work is a story of a deed worthy
of a place on history’s immortal page.
With the assistance of her daughter and
younger sou the lives of the people on
the train were saved. The fire was
rapidly burning out the ties and peers
that supported the bridge when the res
cuers arrived. A barrel of water was
found at the bridge and this was turned
onto the fire, but the flames still burned
on. The heroic fire fighters then went
to their home and filled a barrel with
water, hauled it.on a stoneboat to the
bridge and continued their work. X'he
mother, knowing a train would soon
arrive, ran a half mile down the track
and stood between the rails and waved
her sunbonnet at the train then dashing
toward her at the rate of forty miles an
hour. The engineer was dazed. Uis
hair stood on ends in fear of grinding
beneath the wheels the woman who
stood upon the track frantically waving
her bonnet with apparently no intention
of getting out of the way of the flying
train. lie reversed the leaver and when
within twenty feet of the woman still
standing on the track the engine puffed
its last. Quick work soon extinguished
the fire and the train cautiously crawled
over the bridge with burnt timbers.
Jtlad not this woman done as she did the
bridge would have burned out before
the train arrived and as it is approaohed
by a curve in the track it would have
been impossible for the engine men to
have seen the danger in time to avert a
It Dazzles the World.
No discovery in medicine has ever
caeated one quarter of the excitement
that has been caused by Dr. Kings New
Discovery for Consumption. Its sever
est test has been of hopeless victims of
consumption, pneumonia, hemmorrhage,
pleurisy and bronchitis, thousands of
whom it has restored to perfect health.
For coughs, colds, asthma, croup, hay
fever, hoarsness and whooping cough it
is the quickest, surest cure in the world.
It Is solfi by P. C. Corrigan who guaran
tees satisfaction or refund money. Latge
bottle 50c and $1. Trial bottles free.
Eugllah Girls to Have on Inning.
It la chearlng to learn that "girls
ara to bo fashionable this year," says
a London newspaper. Last season waa
distinctly a matrons’ season. .The se
crets of artificial youth have beon
fathomed to their depths. Girls were
Invariably cut out by their moth
ers and even their grandmothers.
The generations got mixed up Inextrl
oably from parents looking so much
younger than their children.
Cheap rates to San Francisco and re
turn via Fremont, Elkhorn and Missouri
Valley rallraod. Dates of sale, July 0
to 13 inclusive. Fare from O’Neill to
San Francisoo and return $47.23; stop
over both ways. Call on or write E. R.
Adams, agent, O’Neill. 52-3
Strayed—From pastures of Elkhorn
Irrigation Co., four horses, one sorrel
gelding, one roan gelding, one brown
gelding with white bind foot and one
black mare. Suitable reward for infor
mation leading to recovery.
2-2 Sam Deitrick.
LOST—July 4 at, Uowdens grove, a
small note book with red back and my
name on first page. A liberal reward
paid the finder for leaving same at The
2-1 P. J. Donoboe.
John A. Harmon will pay reward for
return of a 10-year-old buckskin geld
ing; black points; weight 950 pounds,
wore halter with 60-foot lariat rope at
I am prepared to do dressmaking by
the S. T. Taylor system. Guarnteed fit.
Shop first door east of pump house.
50- If Mrs. E. W. Stansberry.
“Balduff” Ice Cream at tiilligan
A special from Butte says:
Judge J. J. Harrington of O'Neill
held a special term of court here to
wind up the business of the defunot
Farmers and Merchants bank and dis
charging the receiver. The bank paid
out more than was anticipated when
the report was made to the court by the
bank examiner. The receiver realized
on manyclaims byjudicious management
that it was at first belived were worth
less. The preferred claims paid 80 cents
and the general claims 26} cents on the
This amount will be at once paid out
and receipts taken by Receiver Standi
fred and when this is done and bis re
port filed with the clerk of the court he
will be discharged. It had been report
ed all along that the receiver was allow
ed $5 per day for his services. This is
not the fact. Mr. Standifred was allow
ed so much per month from time to lime
which was a very reasonable compensa
tion considering the amount of work he
did. The affairs of this bank were
wound up quioker than those of any
bank that went into the hands of a re
ceiver in the state and Mr. Standifred
and the court worked with only the in
terest of the depositors in view.
This was Judge Harrington’s last term
of court until fall and he stated to your
correspondent that he proposed to spend
most of his vacation on his cattle ranch
near O’Neill. Judge Harrington is a
lover of fine bred cattle and his ranch is
well stocked with thoroughbred short
“Balduff" Ice Cream at Ullligan
PhUIppinas Devoid of Plague.
There is no record that the Philip
pines was ever visited by a big epi
demic of bubonic plague, and it is most
remarkable that while this dread dis
ease has periodically appeared and
ravaged Hong Kong and Macao, Ma
nila has retained its Immunity.
Ordinance No. 89.
An ordinance amending seotion 4 of
Ordinanoe No. 35, which provides for
the levying and collecting of a license
tax on occupations and business car
ried on in the city of O’Neill, Neb.,
to read as follows:
Bee. 4. Under the the provisions of
this ordinanoe and the power vested by
statute there is hereby levied on non
resident auctioneers $5 per day; non
resident hook canvassers, $1 per day;
circus and menagries per day, |15; non
resident consignors of goods to resident
auctioneers per day, $5; non-resident
dentists per day, $5; each side show
with circus per day, 85; non-resident
shooting galleries per day, 81; hucksters,
peddlers of goods, jewelry and patent
medicines per day, 85; theatrical, con
cert or operatio troup entertainment on
exhibition, non-resident, for which an
admission fee is charged, per dav, f2.
This ordinance shall take effect and
be in force from and after it* passage
and publication aocording to law.
Ed F. Gallagher, Mayor.
J. F. Gallagher, Clerk.
I Special Sale 3
E IQ order to get ready for our large stock ^
E of Fall Clothing we will place on sale on 5
|Saturday July 13, about!
gioo pairs of men’s pants,|
£ at a 0Q1 per 3
£ discount of ud3 cent. I
E This sale will be continued until the stock is reduced.
^-- ~ ^
E We are also slaughtering the^
E prices on about 200 pairs of Shoes ^
E that we are anxious to close out 3
E before placing our new fall goods %
E on sale. |
E The cut on these goods ranges^
|from 331-3 to 75 per cent. Call 3
Eand ]ook these goods over before 3
E making purchases in these lines.
[j. P. MANN |
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