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VOLUME XLII. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 25, 1923. NO. 34.
Loren Richardson had business in
John Shaal, of Stuart, was an
O'Neill visitor Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Malone were In
man visitors Saturday.
John Reimer, of Wausa, was in the
city Wednesday on a short business
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
John Delay, of Atkinson, on January
The Henry State Bank of Henry,
l Nebraska, closed its doors Monday
Joe Delaney, of Fremont, is a guest
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Mar
key north of O’Neill.
Paul Deck and John Berigan, of Ew
ing, were in the city several days this
week buying cattle and horses.
Mrs. Edith S. Taggart, of Chambers,
spent several days of iast week at the
home of Mrs. A. L. Cowperthwaite.
Mrs. F. H. Lancaster is enjoying a
► visit from her mother, Mrs.,.Bliss, of
Schuyler, who arrived here last Satur
Pat Welsh reports the close of the
husking season with five thousand
bushels of extra good quality corn in
Ross Taggart, of Chambers, went to
Lincoln last Thursday where he will
take an agricultural course at the uni
May E. Keys went down to Norfolk
Saturday afternoon to \isit with her
friend, Bess Armstrong, returning
Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Marcott left
Monday morning for their home at
Marshall, Minnesota, after spending a
month been visiting at the home of
Mrs. Marcott’s mother, Mrs. Ziemer
and other relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Gray were
visiting with the latter” brather, E. J.
Mack and family, at Atkinson, on Sun
day of last week.
A ten pound daughter was born on
Jaunary 9th to Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Vandersnicks, living in the southeast
part of the couny.
Sidney Telegrph: Dr. M. E. Petti
bone was absent from the city last
Friday, Saturday and Sunday attend
ing a dental clinic in Denver.
Miss Present is booked for a con
cert here on February 2 under the
auspices of St. Mary’s Academy. She
comes with the very best endorsements
and from what the press has to say of
her work she ranks as one of the best j
women pianists of the day.
Tom Murphy is having the Bogg’s!
livery barn reconstructed into a first
class ice house, which will insure a
plentiful supply of ice for the coming
summer. There ia some speculation as
to the ice crop as the weather has been
so mild the past two months.
Ealph Parcaut, of Spencer, Iowa,
the middle weight wrestling champion
of Iowa, threw Ray Zimmer, middle
weight champion of Nebraska, in two
straight falls at Spencer, Iowa, last
Thursday evening. Parcaut has been
having better success at wrestling
than he did at boxing. He is one of
the fellows who Homer Sheridan put
away here last spring.
Miss Present has been a keen student
all her life; she has studied with the
very best masters including Godow
sky, Cortot and Joseffy. She has ac
quired the style of both the French
and the Autrian schools and there
fore can use both to advantage. Her
Polish and French descent has equip
ped her in many ways that show a
diversity of playing, and then being
born and brought up in America she
has learned to master the American
mind and knows just what style suits
We Both Can
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We wish to make many good
friends and we doubt if there
is another bank anywhere that
offers you as much for your
friendship as this bank does.
All we ask is that you make
use of us.
O'Neill National Bank
Capital, Surplus and Undivided
This bank carries no indebted
ness of officers or stock holders.
H. E. Coyne was a passenger to
Omaha Tuesday morning.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. E.
M. Leach, in this city, Wednesday.
Mrs. H. B. Hubbard was in Long
Pine last Sunday and Monday, visit
R. R. Dickson and daughter, Miss
Marion, returned Tuesday from a
short visit in Omaha.
Martin Cronin laid aside his duties
as foreman of the Neligh Register and
spent Sunday with O’Neill friends.
The Junior Christian Endeavor of
the Presbyterian church enjoyed a
party in the church basement Satur
Judge Robert R.» Dickson went over
to Springview where he will officiate
at the sentencing of a couple of fel
lows who wish to plead guilty to some
E. .W. Richter, of Opportunity, has
moved into his modern, new semi-bung
alow which he recently finished. The
new residence is 28x40 ground
measurements and contains ten rooms
Mrs. Ed. Tomsik, of Atkinson, ac
ootrJpanied by her brother, James
Kane, went up to St. Paul, Minnesota,
last week for a visit with their sister,
Mrs. Clarence Parker.
E. L. Davies, of Ewi&g, has pur
chased the lot east of the Pioneer bank
and will begin at once the erection of
a new cfpera house to take the place of
the one destroyed by fire last spring.
The Tuesday club met at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Scott on Tuesday
evening of this week. The husbands of
the club members were guests of the
club. The evening was spent at
Inman Leader: Morris Cavanough,
of Chambers, and Miss Edna Tweedy
of O’Neill, were married last week at
Neligh by the county judge. The hap
py couple came to Inman Thursday
evening where the wedding dinner was
served at the home of the bride's
sister, Mrs. Ethel Effle. After dinner
they drove to O’Neill and from there
to Chambers where the groom is em
ployed in a hardware store, and where
they will make their future home.
Secretary of State Charles W. Pool
has just completed a canvas of the
total votes cast in each county at the
1922 election, which show3 that 407,
673 men and women cast a ballot. For
United States senator, a total of 387,
691 votes were cast, showing a loss of
19,982., For governor, a total of 391,
440 votes were cast, showing that 16,
233 persons failed to vote for
governor. For attorney general, a
total of 361,701 votes were cast, show
ing that 45,972 persons declined or
failed to vote on attorney general.
For state superintendent, a total of
337,397 votes were cast, showing a loss
of 70,276 on that office.
According to the annual report of
the Department of Public Works of
the State of Nebraska, there were
registered with this departmment
233,658 automobiles, 22,998 trucks, and
1856 motor cycles during the fiscal
year just ended. The amount of money
received from autos was $2,516,267.25,
from trucks $436,281.09, from motor
cycles $8,251.00. $2,553.00 was re
ceived from the reissue of lost num
ber plates. There are 1689 automobile
dealers in the state. There were 24,
613 transfer during the year that ad
ded $38,632.42 to the treasury. Total
amount received from all sources $3,
031,609.93. Holt county registered 2,
622 autos for which she received $24,
184.76 for registration fees; 153
trucks, registration fees $3,041.50; 2
motor cycles, fees $5.00; 18 number
plates were reissued amounting to
$18.00; There are 15 dealers in the
county; No trailers registered; There
was 125 transfers of cars during the
year; Total amount received by the
county $27,628.26. Douglas county
has 25,376 autos and 4,599 trucks;
Lancaster county is second with 15,
546 cars and 1,838 trucks.
Art Carson, while breaking a pair
of muleS Saturday, sustained a very
painful injury, his shoulder being
thrown out of joint.
Mis. George Longstaff went to Kan
sas Cii;:# Missouri, this morning where
she will visit a sister, Mrs. Newton
Connolly. She will vist with Mrs. W.
T. Evans in Omaha enroute.
The Farmers Union local at Scott
ville enjoyed an oyster supper and
dance at the home of Joe Scnollmeyer
Saturday evening. The music was
furnished by parties from Lynch.
County Surveyor M. F. Norton has
been appointed Highway commissioner
by the county board of supervisors.
The combining of these two offices will
no doubt work to the advantage of the
people of the county. Mr. Norton can
be found at his office in the court house
when his services are* desired for con-1
sultation or otherwise.
THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS I
PRESENT MUSICAL COMEDY
The Home Talent Musical Comedy
entitled “Mr. and Mrs. O'JEool,” pre
sented at the K. C. opera house Mon
day and Tuesday evening of this week
was one of the most enjoyable affairs
that has appeared in this city for some
The play was presented under the
auspices of Charles Carroll of Car
rollton Council Knights of Columbus
and was under the direction of P. M.
McIntyre, of Leeds, South Dakota, who
has been in the city for the past ten
days preparing the cast.
Miss Constance Campbell, gave a
toe dance en costume, each evening as
a specialty which added much to the
entertainments. Miss Constance is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Campbell, of Seattle, Washington,
who, with her mother, has been visit
ing here for the past few weeks. .
The singing during the presentation
of the play by Miss Genevieve Biglin,
Mrs. Kubitscnek, Mr. McIntyre and
the pianologue by Ben Harty, assisted
by the chorus girls, were the features
of the evenings. Following is the
Timothy O’Tool—The Henpecked Hus
band—Mr. P. M. McIntyre.
Bridget O’Tool—His Wife.
% Mrs. F. J. Kubitschek
Captain Smith—Tim’s Dearest Friend
Mrs. Jas. McPharlin
Betty—Captain’s Young Bride
Miss Bessie McLeod
Mr. Frank O’Connell
Mary—Maid in the O’Tool Home
Miss Genevieve Biglin
Mr. Ben Harty
Mr. P. McDermott
Miss Evelyn Stannal-d.
Miss Ida Chapman.
Miss Helen Willcox.
Miss Florence McCafferty.
Miss Bridget Carr.
Miss Loretta Ryan.
Miss Maxine O’Donnell.
Miss Dorothy Frost.
Miss Bernadette Brennan.
Miss Grace Hammond.
ACT I—The O’Tool Country Home.
ACT II—O’Tool Home—Next Morning
After The Night Before.
ACT III—Evening of the Same Day.
Time: Before the Eighteenth
Miss Rose Taylor, Piano.
Mrs. Ted Cooper, Violin.
Mr. Ted Cooper, Drums.
ALL IN KNOWING HOW.
The O’Neill high school boys' basket
ball team added their seventh victory
Friday on the local floor, against the
Ewing Giants. The O’Neill tossers
turned the trick by hitting the loops
for a total of 55 points while 19 was
all that fell through the Ew&ig hoops.
It ws a very exciting game to the
finish and a good crowd attended the
Another very important game wqs
the O’Neill girls walking away with a
33-19 victory over the Ewing girls.
This makes the second victory for the
The O’Neill boys and girls teams
went 9o Spencer Wednesday where
they met the Spencer teams.
Friday night the two teams will play
Chambers on the local floor. This
promises to be a good game.
O'Neill Field goals. Free throws
Mellor .. 6
Beha ,. 16 1
Subs.—Enright, Uhl and Hunt.
Ewing Field goals. Free throws
Versaw . 2
Wright. 3 1
Nofke . 1
Cards have been received by the
O’Neill friends of Miss Vera Gladys
Carter of this city announcing her
marriage to Arthur Blum, oi Sheri
dan, Wyoming, Saturday, January 20,
1923. They will be at home to their
friends after February 10th, at 415
Gladystone street, Sheridan, Wyom
The wedding was solemnized at
University Place, by Rev. A. B. Shep
ard, an old friend of the Carter family.
The newly wedded couple left at once
for a short wedding tour to points in
South Dakota, after which they will go
to Sheridan where tiie bridegroom is
engaged in business.
The many O’Neill friends of Mrs.
Blum extend congratulations.
REV. PRESSLY HERE.
Rev. Dr. J. W. Pressly, of Omaha,
assistant field secretary for Nebraska
synod, preached at the First Presby
terian cnurch Sunday morning and
evening. Steroptican pictures were
shown at the evening services. Dr.
Pressly was the guest of Mr. and Mrs,
H. E. Radaker and Rev. and Mrs. Geo.
Longstaff from Saturday until Mon
William Langan and Miss Hazel
Rouse were married Wednesday of last
week, by the Rev. Father Cassidy of
this city. They were attended by Miss
Minnie Rouse, sister of the bride, and
Bernard Hines, cousin of the bride
The bride is the third daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Rouse, of Black
bird, and the bridegroom is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Langan of Spen
cer. They left Friday for their new
home at Colome, South Dakota.
TABLE OPCASES AND COURT
DECREES FOR YEAR 1922
District Court of Holt County, Nebr.
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Foreclosure. 137 118 29
Law . 60 30 27
Divorce . 22 16 6
Quiet Title . 14 21 0
Criminal . 12 6 8
Juvenile. 4 3 2
Cases not Classified. 27 7 15
Total . 266 201 86
To The Depositor
NATIONAL BANKS FAIL. When
they do depositors lose heavily. Why?
Because deposits in National Banks
are not guaranteed.
STATE BANKS FAIL. When they
do depositors are paid in full. Why?
Because deposits in State Banks are
protected by the Depositors Guarantee
Fund of the State of Nebraska.
THE NEBRASKA STATE BANK
OF O’NEILL is the only Bank in
O’Neill which offers you this pro
You will protect yourself and please
us by depositing your money with us.
5 per cent paid on time deposits.
Nebraska State Bank
of O’Neill, Nebraska
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