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VOLUME XLII. O'NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12, 1922. NO. 19.
At Grady’s Store
Cash Paid For Eggs
Ben Grady, Grocer
mi /-.M 1'he Highest Grade iYiacareni
J^^r' Sgg Ncodles,'Spaghetti and
5*** other Macaroni Product;
Ralph Lawrence is on the sick list
A son was bom to Mr. and Mrs.
James Morrow, October 3rd.
Mrs. Wm. Moyer, of near Emmet,
has been quite ill this week.
James Lydon, living north of Joy,
has been quite sick this week.
Mrs. H. V. Meuret, of Orchard, ar
rived in O’Neill Tuesday for a week’s
Mrs. J. M. Munter entertained the
Tuesday club, last week, at her home
in Block 18. ,
Little Ruth Leach, who has been
sick the past two weeks, is reported as
Miks Rotherham, of Deloit. was in
O’Neill last Saturday enroute home
from a hunting trip in Boyd county.
Mrs. R. H. Gallagher, of Ewing,
visited from Thursday until Sunday at
the R. E. Gallagher home in this city.
The W. C. T. U. will meet Tuesday
afternoon, October 17th, with Mrs.
Clara Clyde A full attendance is de
W. V. Hunter came up from Omaha
last Saturday evening and has been
looking after his land interests here
Mrs. D. fc. Hendrick and little
Dorothy, left O’Neill Tuesday to join
D. L. on the Genung Bros, ranch in
Master Francis Welsh sustained a
double fracture of the right arm just
above the wrist, while playing foot
ball last Saturday.
Ira Moss returned Tuesday from a
few days spent with his brother near
Swan lake, the home of the wild ducks
and prairie chickens.
Eugene Lee, of Norfolk, and Miss
Hazel Leslie, of Atkinson, were grant
ed a marriage license in county court
last Monday morning.
Fred Bazelman drove over to
Creighton last Sunday for a visit with
his sons, Leonard and Bernard, vAio
are attending school there.
Mrs. A. E. Hendrick leaves Thurs
day morning for Lincoln to attend the
state convention of the Womens
Christian Temperance Union.
D. L. Hendrick left Sunday for his
home near Carnes, after visiting
friends and relatives at O’Neill and
Orchard for a couple of weeks.
The editor of the local democratic
organ admits that the special edition
is paid for and warns all who may re
ceive copies of it that thew will cost
Henry Letterman and Mrs. Lena
Boldt, both of Venus, Nebraska, were
united in marriage by County Judge
Malone Monday afternoon, in his office
at the court house. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kaczor,of Meek,
went to Omaha last Sunday where
Mrs. Kaczor will receive treatment at
one of the hospitals. Mr. Kaczor re
turned home Tuesday.
Dr. A. H. Corbett is expected home
the last of the week from Denver
where he attended a special meeting
of the Big Five Mining Company of
which he is president.
John C. Aurnan, Jr., and Miss Ethel
E. Blackmore, both of near Orchard,
were married at Neligh, Wednesday,
October 4th, by County Judge Ingram.
The bride is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. E. Blackmore who reside
northeast of Page and is well known
in the east end of the''county.
that we are well equipped to furnish
you anything you want in the Grocery
Butter taken in Trade at Market Price
Cash Paid for Eggs
Headquarters for Gooch’s Best Flour
Our Meat Market is well stocked
with all the meats of the season.
Phone 35 O’Neill, Nebr..
Atkinson Graphic: Mrs. Clarence
Hoxsie and children, of O’Neill, who
were visiting Mrs. Hoxsie’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph Mitchell, re
turned home Saturday. „
John Nolan left Wednesday for a
visit with Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Nolan
and family at Bassett until the scan
dal in connection with his recent deal
in cockleburrs blows over.
The meeting of the home economice
department of the Women’s Club will
be held at Bay’s store Saturday, Octo
ber 21. There will be a demonstration
and inspection of meat. All are in
The first real touch of winter that
has been felt in this locality came
Sunday night. The mercury dropped
to 30 degrees above which had a ten
dency to spoil the appearance of the
Miss Bernice Hughes, who has been
visiting at the home of Miss Gene
vieve Biglin for the past ten days, re
turned to her home in Battle Creek
Tuesday accompanied by Miss Gene
vieve, who will visit with her for a
D. G.‘ Coderre sold his jewelry store
on Wednesday of last week to W. F.
Willging, of Dubuque, Iowa, who took
possession at once. Mr. and Mrs. Cod
erre ddpat*ted for Marshall, Minne
sota, Saturday morning, where they
will visit for a short time before re
Supervisor L. E. Skidmore, who is In
charge of the Federal road work in
the vicinity of Atkinson, reports that
the original contract has been com
pleted but there is yet one mile of road
to be surfaced which was not specified
in the original contract, which will
soon be finished.
An oral will has been filed in Ante
lope county. Tho will was made by
Allan Simmons, of Oakdaie, who was
fatally injured and had previously
made no will. He told those present
what disposition he wished to make of
his property. Papers were filed show
ing this and the court admitted it to
Inman Leader: Mr. and Mrs. II. A.
Trowbridge, son Ernest and daughters
Mrs. Williams and Mrs. Forrest
Smith, departed Monday by auto for
southern Minnesota where they will
visit relatives for a few weeks. Mr.
Trowbridge has a brother living there
that he has not seen since he was eight
Mrs. Leslie Lanora Irish filed suit
in the district court here Monday ask
ing for a divorce from her husband,
Rosswell O. Irish, to whom she was
married October 19, 1910. .She alleges
in her petition, ariiong other things,
that the defendant was cruel to her
and failed to provide sufficiently. The
family have been making their home
near Stuart, where they own a plot of
ground. They have one son aged 11
Last Sunday afternoon, October 8th,
a number of relatives of Mr. and Mrs.
D. E. Crandall, of Atkinson, came to
their home and surprised them, it be
ing their Ninth wedding anniversary.
The afternoon was well spent in
various ways. At six o’clock a most
dainty and delicious dinner was served
by Mrs. Alex McConnell and Mrs.
Henry Pruss. Before taking their de
parture the father of the bride., Mr.
Chas. Pruss, 'presented them with a
nice gift, and each one wished them
many more years of happiness.
MRS. DWIGHT L. RAYMER.
Mrs. Dwight L. Raymer died at 4
o’clock a. in., Thursday, October 5th,
at their farm four miles northwest of
In hen death a family of small chil
dren is bereft and an infant son but
a few hours old. The funeral services
will take pkce at the home tomorrow
The mother of the deceased, Mrs.
Dick and a brother, Harry Dick and
wife of Norfolk, were arrivals Thurs
day evening, and other out of town
relatives are expected to be present
for the funeral services Saturday.
WRAY ASKS BRYAN
York, Neb., Oct. 7.—The following
letter has been sent to W. Bryan
by Arthur G. Gray for his answer to
four very important questions:
“To Hon. W. J. Bryan:—As inde
pendent voters, we have heretofore re
ceived inspiration from your high
ideals and have gone through party
lines many times to cast a vote for
you when needed,
“Many of us look for moral leader
ship from you and we believe it only
fair to ask you the following questions
concerning the senatorial candidacy of
G. M. Hitchcock:
“1. Is it not morally wrong to sup
port the re-election of Hitchcock who
was against the Nebraska state prohi
bition amendment in 1917, who op
posed national prohibition in the sen
ate, who voted against the Volstead
act, who recently favored a return to
beer and wine and now straddles that
issue, and who never has publicly an
nounced that his former position was
“2. Is it democratic to vote for a
man who opposed giving the franchise
to Nebraska women in 1914, who cast
the single vote in the United States
senate that denied American women
the right to. vote for several years,
who on final passage of the measure
voted against the national suffrage
amendment, and who at heart would
now favor the repeal of the national
and state suffrage amendments?
“3. Is it progressive to favor the
return to the senate of a man who
was for the Esoh Cummii s railroad
law, who did not vote on many im
portant roll calls in the senate, whose
political connection with Wall street
are so close that he favored the nomi
nation of Governor Harmon (the Wall
street candidate) for president, and
whose own candidacy is being sup
ported now by special interests?
“4. Is it right to urge the election
of sttch a man, and oppose R. B. How
ell who is a life long progressive, who
has a record of constructive achieve
ment in behalf of the people without
a parallel in the United States, whose
views are independent and his per
sonal life and dealings entirely honor
SPEAKS IN O’NEILL
Senator Gilbert M. Hitchcock spoko
at the Knights of Columbus hall Tues
day night in the interest of his can
didacy for re-election. A fair-sized
audience was in attendance, both the
main auditorium and the gallery or
balcony being fairly well filled, and
the speaker was given close attention
during the entire course of his re
marks. Judge J. J. Harrington pre
sided and introduced the speaker.
Senator Hitchcock’s address was divi
ded into two sections, the first being a
discussion of taxation and concluding
with an appeal for the support of
Charley Bryan and the democratic leg
islative cadidates. The second section
dealt with national issues and con
tained but a passing reference to the
recent vote of the bonus bill, the
senaltor being loath to criticise the
veto for fear that some of the lead
ing democrats in his audience might
be opposed to a bonus and not desin
ing to give them the impression that
he is unalterably for one.
I he senator displayed some heat
and agitation in discussing state taxes,
which he said had been going up for
five or six years. He neglected to
state however that a portion of that
time was under a democratic gov
ernor’s administration and that a re
publican governor occupied the execu
tive chair less than four years of the
time. In his discussion of taxation the
senator dealt mostly in generalities
and sums total, concluding by inti
mating that the code department was
to blame for it all, making no refer
ence whatever to the road program,
the new state capital, education and
extension of state institutions, most
of which things were inaugurated by
the democratic administration and
for which the republican administra
tion has been left to pay. Avoidance
of detail discussion of the subjects was
perhaps due to the fact that only very
recently has the senator had oppoi*tu
nity to become personally conversant
with the burdens of taxation. It was
only recently, while his newspaper
was complaining of the burden of
taxes, that it was discovered that
Senator Hitchcock’s name had not ap
peared on the personal tax rolls of
Douglas county for several years. He
is the only Omaha millionaire who
bears unique distinction. When
the, was made public the
senator made haste to have the over
sight rectified and in so doing it turned
cut to be a very good thing for Doug
las county for on his last previous
pe^ronal return, in 1918, he was as
sessed as owning $500 worth of per
sonal property in the county, and
under the old law was only assessed on
$100 of that amount. In making out
his personal return for 1922 he turned
in personal property to the amount of
$43,755, or an increase of $43,255 over
the year 1918, which really is not as
imposing as it seems for one whose
wealth is rated in the millions. For
the year 1919 he turned in no per
sonal property; for the year 1920, the
amount of $9,702; and $19,215 for the
year 1321. Realizing that the senator
probably was “het up” because his
name had been placed on the Douglas
county personal tax rolls the audience
took his statements with a grain of
The tariff came in for a very large
share of Senator Hitchcock’s attention.
He told of the times of democratic
prosperity beginning with 1913, refer
ring lovingly to high prices and wages
as being responsible, and then declar
ed that under the republican tariff it
was proposed to raise prices again.
How this would make good times
under one administration and poor
ones under another he did not attempt
to explain. Deflation, he said, with the
contraction of credits and the cur
rency, brought on the hard times about
two and one-half years ago, beginning
with the incorporation in the republi
can platform of a deflation plank.
Although the republicans did not come
into power until almost a year after
this and deflation began under a dem
ocratic president and a democratic
federal reserve bank board the sum
mer before the presidental election,
the senator insisted that the republi
cans were to blame, although not go
ing into details as to what kind of in
fluence they exerted over President
Wilson and the federal reserve board,
and how. The senator talked dole
fully of the hard times of now as com
pared with the good ones of but a few
years ago. He reiterated that the re
publicans in their less than two years
of control of national affairs were re
sponsible for the stringency of more
than two and one-half years duration
which began with the deflation in
augurated under President Wilson. In
talking of the good times previous to
1920, and comparing them with condi
tions under the present administra
tion, the senator made no reference to
his own personal tax schedules for the
two periods, which are disclosed by
the Douglas county tax records to be
1916 . $ 4,825
1917 . 2,700
1918 . 500
1920 . 9,702
1921 . 19,215
1922 .! 43,755
The assessment rate in the years
1916, 1917 and 1918 were on one-fifth
valuation, so that Hitchcock paid
taxes for those years on totals of $985,
$540 and $100, respectively.
Note how the senator’s personal
property statements under democratic
prosperity compared with those he
: has made under republican adversity.
/ lb. package pepper 35c
White Pickling Vinigar, 50c
Seal Brand Coffee, 40c lb.
Comb Honey, 25c per pound.
J. C. Horiskey
Rummage Sale and
Friday and Saturday, October 13th and 14th
In the old Biglin Store
Lunch served continuously from 11:30
to late evening
Menu: Soup, Ham Sandwitch, Baked Beans, Pie, Doughnuts,
Rolls, Pickles, Hash, Coffee. Come and See our bargains in Cloth
ing, Furniture, Shoes, Books and Novelties.
O’Neill Woman’s Club
PILINGS IN THE
Sept 30. Edward I. Bridges, vs.
A;rthur s Savage and Jqhn Doe,
Oct. 3. Floyd Crawford vs. United
States Trust Co., C. W. Whitehouse
ind John L. Quig, Spacific Perform
Oct. 4. State of Nebraska on the
"elation of Anna Donohoe, County
3upt., of Schools of Holt county, vs.
VIrs. S. J. Sexsmith, R. M. Pease arid
Mrs. R. M. Pease members of school
aoard of Dist. No. 59 of Holt county.
Action to compel District to hold
Oct. 5, Anna E. Grunther vs. Wil
iam Hudson, et al. Mortgage fore
Oct. 6. Susie A. Whelan vs. Irene
M. Kellogg, et al. Mortgage fore
Oct. 7. D. A. Criss vs. Paul P.
Harris, et al. Mortgage foreclosure.
Oct. 9. John E. Shindlcr vs. Ernest
Oct. 9. Willard A. Wheeler vs.
Mary A. Whitney, efcal. Quiet title.
Oct. 9. Harry Kdpp Lumber Co. vs.
Teresa C. Redenbough, et al. Mort
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' Oct. 28th
AUSPICES WOMAN’S CLUB
42 head of feeders, mostly 2s
25 sucking calves.
25 ycarting steers and heifers.
These cattle are all in excellent
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