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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (April 5, 1923)
VOLUME XLII. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 1923. • NO. 44.
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Frank Biglin went to Omaha Tues
Mrs. John Carton is quite sick at
her home in the northeast part of the
Miss Esther Kilpatrick came up
frcm Wayne last week to spend the
Gene Grenier, living northeast of
Opportunity, is quite ill with inflama
Mrs. Jno. T. Walker, of Page, spent
Easter Sunday with her daughter,
Mrs. L. A. Burgess.
Dr. Robert McGit’. came, up front
Jackson Tuesday evening for a visit
at the parental home.
Ellsworth Hunter came up from
Page Friday evening for a short visit
with Carroll Templeton.
Mrs. H. E. Radaker entertained the
members of the Et-A-Virp club at her
home last Friday afternoon.
Miss Alice Trihy, seventh grade
teacher in the public school gpent
Faster with friends in Norfolk.
Miss Margaret Donohoe came up
from Ohama last Friday and is spend
ing the Easter vacation with O’Neill
relatives and friends.
The nine year old daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Eric Borg, living in the
northern part of the county, is quite
sick with pneumonia.
The dancing season was officially
opened Monday evening with a big
dance at the K. C. Hall. An unusually
large crowd was present.
Appropriate Easter services were
held at all the churches early last Sun
day morning. Sunday evening a can
tata was given at the Methodist
E. J. Schmitt, who taught in the
O’Neill school last fall, came up from
Creighton college, Omaha, and spent
Friday with O’Neill friends.
Miss Naomi Harnish gave a com
munity party at her school house, last
Friday evening, which was well at
tended and an enjoyable evening was
Dr. and Mrs. M. F. Meers and
daughter, Mary Ann, came down from
Valentine last Sunday for a visit with
the former’s father and sister. Dr.
Meers returned Tuesday while Mrs.
Meers and daughter will visit here for
The Wesleyan Glee Club will put on
a program April 6th, 8 p. m., at the
K. C. Hall. There are twenty people
in this Glee Club. They come to us
with a reputation that shows that they
please and entertain without a doubt.
We feel that this promises to be one
The base ball season opened with the
St. Mary’s boys, last Friday,when they
took the O. H. S. freshmen down to
defeat, 7 to 4. The batteries are: S.
M. A. Bazelman-Carney. Public
School, Cronin-Huston. These boys
will challenge any eighth grade or
freshman team in Holt county. Write
to Manager G. Phalin, O’Neill.
Much has been said during the past
year about the high taxes over the
state. In twenty-two cities of the
state having over 2,000 population,
O’Neill ranks first as having the low
est district school tax 'per capita in
the state $8.96; there are but five
towns in the state below $14.00 per
capita. O’Neill stands fourth per
capita city tax, $7.46; there are only
five towns in the state below a per
capita of $8.00. O’Neill is lowest per
capita on total tax, $23,96; Havelock
and College View are also below $30.00
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
April 12, 13, 14
3 lb. Seal Brand Coffee $1.35
ONE POUND FREE
12 doz. Case 50c
Apples per dozen 20c
J. C. Horiskey
I A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
William Coats of this city Wednesday.
Lyle B. Wertz left Wednesday over
the Burlington for Readlyn, Sascatch
awan, Canada, to look over land.
A business meeting of the officers
of the farmers unions of Holt county
was held at the K. C. hall Tuesday
Alex Wertz Monday delivered to the
Rector and Drayton ranch a car load
of pure bred Angus cattle, which he
recently sold them.
The county board Monday disposed
of one of the fleet of state trucks
maintained by it, to Perkins county,
and it was driven to Grant, the county
seat, by Frank Wybel, formerly of this
Chambers businessmen are ar
ranging to stage a Frontier and rough
riding contest at that city in June.
J. C. Harnish returned Tuesday
evening from a business meeting of
the board of directors of the Home
Board of the I. O. O. F. home at York.
F. J. Dishner, John Hickey and
Frank Lancaster were appointed a
committee to supervise the erection of
a new grand stand at the fair grounds,
at a meeting of the fair board Satur
day. The committee will inspect
grandstands at several of the fair
grounds near O’Neill next week.
E. H. Hoppert of the Agricultural
Extension service of the state uni
versity is conducting a pruning de
monstration at various points in the
county this week. Wednesday Mr.
Hoppert conducted a demonstration
in the orchard at the residence of Mrs.
Margaret Brennan in the northwest
ern part of the city, which was at
tended by a large number.
IlOLT AND BOYD COUNTIES
TO HOLD CROW HUNT
Farmers and sportsmen of Holt and
Boyd counties will endeavor to reduce
the visible supply of crows in the two
counties in a mammoth crow hunt to
be staged along Oak creek, near its
junction with Eagle creek, in northern
Holt county next Sunday. Hunters
from Lynch, Bristow, Spencer, Butte
and Naper in Boyd county, and
O’Neill,, Atkinson, Stuart, Page, In
man and Emmett in Holt county are
expected to parcipate and more than
200 gunners already have signified
intention of being present. The hunt
will be under the direction of James
McPharlin and Ed O’Donnell of
0 'Neill, president and secretary re
spectively of the Holt county and
North Nebraska Crow Extermination
Association. The hunters will' meet
at the Stevener crossing over Eagle
creek Sunday morning. Oak creek
enters the Eagle a short distance from
the meeting place and extending for
several miles immediately above its
mouth is located one of the largest
rookeries in the state. Hunters also
are to be stationed along the flyways
and a slaughter numbering into the
thousands is expected. Every one who
can or who thinks he can shoot crows
is invited to participate in the affair.
“Home of Good Pictures”
- FRIDAY -
DOROTHY PHILLIPS in
- SATURDAY -
ALL STAR CAST
I.EATRICE JOY, LON CHANEY,
CULLEN LANDIS in
‘‘THE NIGHT ROSE”
‘ BUFFALO BILL”
- SUNDAY & MONDAY
MAE MORRY in
- TUESDAY -
MR. and MRS. CARTER DE HAVEN
‘‘MY LADY FRIENDS”
GARATH HUGHES in
“DON’T WRITE LETTERS”
I- THURSDAY & FRIDAY -
HAROLD LLOYD in
Five Reels of Fun.
2 Reels Brinering Up Father
Aesop Film Fable
“MICE AT WAR”
Band and Orchestra.
Prisoner of Zenda and Jackie Cogan in
WESLEYAN GLEE CLUB
IN O’NEILL APRIL SIXTH
Th’e Nebraska Wesleyan Glee Club
will appear in O’Neill, April 6th.
There will be about twenty members
in the program.
T. W. Crawford, of Lynch, one of the
early settlers of Holt county, died at
the residence of his son, Hallie, near
Paddock, Friday. Mr. Crawford had
been visiting another son, Floyd, and
apparently was in excellent health. He
had gone to the old home place, resid
ed upon by the son, Hallie, just a few
minutes -be fore being stricken with ap
oplexy. More extended notice of the
life of Mr. Crawford will be given
The Purcell Produce company is one
of the latest wholesale establishme^s
to be added to O’Neill’s business in
dustries. The new company formerly
was located at Scribner and deals in
butter, eggs, poultry and cream and
comes^ to* O'Neill to be nearer the
source of production. The company
ships live ‘poultry in carload lots to
both Atlantic and Pacific coasts and
handles other produce in a like man
ner. E. N. Purcell and Frank Youn
kin are the proprietors. The Gaugh
enbaugh Mills have been leased by the
com»pany for a plant and opened up for
business Monday with Mr. Younkin in
charge. Mr. Purcell will come to
O’Neill to remain permanently about
the middle of the month.
“A Real Treat”
K. C. Theatre, O’Neill
3 NIGHTS, STARTING
Monday, April 9th
A Company cf 14 Clever People, Correctly Costumed,
and a List of Plays That Are Successes.
V V* "■ The Hilarious Comedy
Monnav “SCRAMBLED WIVES”
J You’ll Laugh, Roar and Scream,
ril "1 The Great Mystery Comedy
1 uesdav “the night cApw
J Thrills, Gasps, Laughs.
jkT ^ The Great Spooky Comedy
W Gu# THE HAUNTED HOUSE”
___ it Keeps You Guessing for 3 Acts.
A CARLOAD OF BEAUTIFUL SCENTRY AND ELECTRICAL
Vaudeville that’s a“ Wow”
A Novelty Orchestra
PRICES WITHIN THE REACH OF ALL.
Reserved Seats, 75c; Gen. Admsn. 55c; Children, 25c
(This Includes the Tax.)
Seats Now on Sale at Reardon’s Drug Store.
Orchestra at 8:10 P. M. Performance at 8:30 P. M.
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EXTRA—Indorsed by the Press and Pbulic as Being the “BEST”
Stock Co. that has .ever played this territory.—Ask your friends
who have seen it.
Reservations Will Not Be Held After 8:15.
ISPNo Exceptions To This Rule
THOMPSON’S RINGLET BARRED
Rock and Radford Direct eggs $3
per 100.—J. Stein, Meek, Neb. 44-4lp
WILL DO ANY KIND OF HAUL
ing.—Frank Welton. 44
ROYAL THEATRE,O’NEILL, NEBRASKA
2 Days, Thursday and Friday, April 12-13
_MATINEE — FRIDAY—4 P. M._
“BRINGING UP FATHER”
AESOP FILM FABLES
8 REELS OF FUN _
Dance at K. C. Hall after Show. Music by the
Novelty Four of Omaha.
PRICESM AT.—10—25c. NIGHTS:—20—40c
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