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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (May 24, 1923)
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VOLUME XLII. r O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MAY 24, 1923. NO. 51.
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f O’Neill, Nebraska J
Miss Eda Bay left Thursday morn
ing for a visit with Lincoln friends.
Roland Parker left the first of the
week for a business trip to Atlantic,
Mrs. Della Shaw returned Saturday
from a winter’s visit at Long Beach,
Mrs. William Swigart left Thursday
morning to join her husband, at Tulsa,
Mrs. Mary Bogan and son are
i the guests of Mrs. Bogan’s sister,
Mrs. Sam A. Arnold.
- Mrs. Ida Hoffman, of Page, has re
turned from a winter’s sojourn at
Santa Ann, California.
F. .F. Dowling, state fire inspector,
was in O’Neill last Monday looking
over the various business places in the
discharge of his duties.
Leo Kaup, foreman of the Stuart
Advocate, accompanied by Frank Bose,
were attending the Track Meet in this
city last Friday and made this office
a pleasant call.
Mrs. Ida Peterson and grandson,
Cedric Drew, arrived from Long
Beach, California, Saturday, and are
the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Mrs. George Gray and Mrs. Bertha
Brandt, of Beatrice, and Frank Polok,
of Sioux City, were called here last
Wednesday by the death of their sis
ter’s husband, Herny Burival. They
returned home Tuesday.
The number of long distance calls
that are made each day between
O’Neill and Atkinson has increased so
rapidly that the Northwestern Bell
Telephone Company has constructed
an additional circuit between the two
towns. There are now two long dis
tance circuits connecting O’Neill with
A total rainfall Of 7.23 inches since
the first of April to date is reported
by Weather Observer Harry Bowen.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Bowen went to
Omaha the first of the week, where
Mrs. Bowen will undergo treatment at
Here is some easy money for some
good 1qc&1 man. Mr. Bob Sm'tii, the
coming heavy weight wrestler of the
World, will forfeit one hundred dollars
to any man who will stay the 15 min
ut^ limit. O’Neill, June 2nd.
The Elkhorn river got out of its
banks Wednesday, for the first time in
several years, as the result of recent
rains, and local fishermen are prepar
ing for the annual catfish run, which
Fred Gatz says starts promptly the
first of June.
Page was the victor last Sunday in
a clash with Jack Higgins’ Sham
rocks, on the Page diamond. The
score was 11 to 7. The O’Neill team
plays Chambers, at Chambers, next
Sunday. The team is showing marked
Mrs. Frank Meyer and Mrs. Tony
Lang, of Beatrice, and Mrs. Anna
Weinberger, of Madison, were called
here last Thursday to attend the
funeral of Henry Burival. The former
was a sister and the latter two ladies
were cousins of the deceased.
The band boys are is need of a few
old chairs for the band hall. If you
have something in the chair line to
donate, it will be appreciated. Notify
E. D. Henry, at the Frontier, of G. E.
Miles, at the Independent office and
they will see that they are conveyed to
they band room.
Fifty candidates will be taken in as
charter members of the Catholic
Daughters of America, a local court of
which will be instituted at the Knights
of Columbus hall, Sunday, with Mrs.
Arthur Mullen,of Omaha, state regent,
presiding. The work will be exampli
fied by a team from Lincoln.
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J. K. Aaberg arrived in O’Neill,
Friday night from his ranch near Ar
cada, Texas, and will visit with Holt
county friends for about a month.
Last week we inserted an advertise
ment in the paid advertising column
in regar to the sale of milk. The tele
phone number was given “263” instead
of “363”. The advertisement appears
again this week correctly.
Closing exercises of the Early
school, District No. 145, were held at
the school house northwest of O’Neill
last Friday afternoon, in charge of
Miss Eva Harmon, the teacher. A
delightful program by the younger
children, in which young Jack Ernst
made a big hit as the auctioneer, was
carried out. A basket social, partici
pated in by the parents and patrons of
the district, followed.
H. J. Hammond, J. P. Golden, W. H.
Harty and H. J. Reardon left Saturday
night for Sidney, Nebraska, as dele
gates from the local Knights of Col
umbus to the state convention of the
order. Mrs. Reardon returned home
Thursday morning. Mr. Harty went
from Sidney to Gillette, Wyoming, for
a short visit with Mr. and Mrs. Bern
ard Mullen and Mr. Golden and Mr.
Hammond are returning by way of
The Sixteenth annual encampment
of the United Spanish War Veterans,
celebrating the twenty-fifth anni
versary of the war with Spain, will be
held in Omaha, June 12-14, with head
quarters at the Rome Hotel. There
are in Nebraska, 2,500 veterans of the
war. Lee Forby, of Omaha, is plan
ning some special “stunts” that will
bring back the days when “ ’cruities”
were tossed in blankets and when they
were forced to “ride the calvary
The O’Neill Checker club at last has
a home of its own, one from which no
one but the wives of the members can
drive them. The club has purchased
the business block located between the
Grand Cafe and the McManus hard
ware store from Mrs. W. T. Evans and
also has a ninety-nine year leasei on
the ground on which it is located. The
building now is being dolled up under
the supervision of Henry Watterson
Tomlinson and L. W. Arnold, and when
the improvemets are completed a
grand opening will be held.
Sheriff Duffy, Tom McKenzie, Will
Froelich, Ira Moss and Ed. O’Donnell
left last Friday night shortly after
midnight for Omaha, in the Packard
car recovered at Atkinson last week
from Frank Pock, who was taken back
by Iowa authorities Thursday of last
week. The tourists encountered heavy
roads from the start and did not ar
rive at Norfolk until Saturday after
noon. Moss ar.d O’Donnell abandoned
the caravan at Norfolk and returned
home Saturday evening. Tom McKen
zie left the car at Fremont and went
on by train and Sheriff Duffy and
Froelich struggled on through the
mud, reaching Omaha at 10 o'clock
Sunday morning, where the car was
turned over to the Iowa authorities.
The Norfolk Press of last week con
tained the following account of the
wedding of a former O’Neill boy. “Mrs.
James Coyle returned Thursday from
White River, South Dakota, where she
visited for some weeks and where she
attended the wedding of her son,
Charles C. Coyle to Miss Emma Eliza
beth Teutsch. The wedding was a
beautiful one with all the solemnity
given this ceremony by the Catholic
church. Mr. and Mrs. James Coyle
acted as best man and matron of
honor. The groom and best man
both served overseas and hold very
honorable army records. Mr. and
Mrs. Coyle will live on the groom’s
farm near White River. A pretty
home wedding reception and dance
were given at the home of the bride’s
WOMAN’S CLUB CLOSE
SEASON WITH LUNCHEON
The O’Neill Woman’s Club held a
one o’clock luncheon at their last
general meeting, Wednesday after
noon, at the Subway. Over sixty
members were present. Mrs. F. J.
Dihner was toastmistress. Mrs. C.
Scott gave a report of the state con
vention held at Ravenna last month.
Mrs. Scott’s talk was entertaining and
she presented the well studied ideas of
the states progressive club women,
who were on state meeting programs.
The motto of club women always is
service and the Nebraska slogan now
is “No Illiteracy In 1930.” Reports
were given by Miss Anna O’Donnell,
treasurer; Mrs. C. J. Malone, secre
tary; Mrs. Arthur Cowperthwaite, Lit
erature and Art; Mrs. Geo. A. Miles,
Household Economics; Mrs. Clifford
Scott, music; Mrs. J. M. Hunter, mem
bership; Mrs. 0. M. Dais, finance com
mittee; Mrs. J. J. Harrington, publi
city; Mrs. R. L. A'rbuthnot, civics.
Mrs. E. H. Suhr, effect of club on our
schools; Mrs. Willis Barker, club work
for the country woman.
Mrs. J. P. Gilligan was installed as
the club president for next year by the
retiring president, Mrs. C. B. Scott.
Mrs. Scott has been untiring in her
efforts for the club and much has been
accomplished the last year and the ap
preciation of her work for the club
was demonstrated Wednesday after
noon. Mrs. Gilligan was graciously
received. She spoke of the possibili
ties of the club and briefly outlined
some of the work planned for next
year. After a short business session
the meeting adjourned marking the
fourth year of the O’Neill Woman’s
The ladies of Marquette Chapel and
vicinity, will give an ice cream social
on the evening of June sit, at the
church. Getleman bring well filled
pocket-books, and your best lady
friend. A good time promise dall wro
MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES.
All members of the American Le
gion and ex-service men are invited to
attend the Memorial Day services by
the American Legion at tho Rights of
Columbus hall Wednesday, May 30, at
2:30 p. m. All ex-service men are re
quested to meet at the post club rooms,
where the parade will form, at 2
C. W. CONKLIN,
BELIEVE ME, XANTIPPE
PRESENTED BY HIGH
“Believe Me, Xantippe,” was pre
sented as the annual class play by the
Senior class of the O’NeiTl high school
at the Knights of Columbus hall, Tues
day afternoon and night, and, in the
words of George McFarland, in pri
vate life George Stannard, “Believe
Me, Xantippe,” it was some play.
“Believe Me, Xantippe,” written by
a student of the University of Ne
braska for a university class play,
made such a hit at its first presenta
tion that it waS| immediately taken up
by the professional stage to become
one of tne greatest hits of several
years ago. It had a record breaking
run in New York, Chicago and other
large cities, because of its real humor.
It still enjoys a vogue.
The play suffered not at all in its
presentation by the seniors, who
brought out its humor and its thrills
with the adeptness of a cast of pro
fessionals. The story is of a young
New York blood, who, with a profound
contempt for the abilities of minoins
of the law wagers a couple of friends
that he can supposedly commit a
felony and then evade them for a year.
George Stannard was George McFar
land, the hero, Carroll Templeton as
Arthur Sole, a detective, and Willard
Arnold as Thornton Brown, a friend,
the persons with whom the wager was
made. Miss Hazel Ashton Wbs Dolly
Kamman, the captivating daughter of
Buck Kamman, a Colorado sheriff,
and captured the rash young man in
more ways than one. The story ends
as all good stories should and the
curtain goes down with the hero and
heroine preparing bo live happily ever
afterward. The able presentation of
the play is most complimentary to
Miss Fayne Dixon, dramatic teacher,
under whose direction it was given,
and each individual of the cast was a
star. A large audience witnessed the
production both afternoon and evening
and in the audience at the evening show
were two of the first graduates of the
O’Neill high school: Mrs. T. I). Han
ley, a, member of the first class which
was cbmposed entirely of girls; and S.
J. Weekes, the first boy student to
graduate, who was a member of the
semnd clas3. ir which there were but
two boys. Mrs. Hanley and Mr.
Weekes are the only members of either
class now residing in O’Neill.
- Following are the cast, the char
acters and the scenes of the four acts
of the production.
George MacFarland .George Stannard
Arthur Sole .Carroll Templeton
Thornton Brown..Willard Arnold
“Buck” Kamman.Joe Beha
“Simp” Calloway..Ralph Mellor
“Wrenn” Wrigley.Emmet Harmon
Martha. Gertrude Wrede
Violet .Sylvia Simonson
Dolly Kamman...Hazel Ashton
George MacFarland.Of New York
Thornton Brown.His friend
Arthur Sole. Detective
“Buck” Kamman .A Colorado Sheriff
“Simp” Callaway.A desperado
Dolly Kamman.....Buck’s daughter
Act I. Oct. 7th. Mae Farland’s apart
ments in New York.q
Act II. Sept. 30th. The following
year. A hunting shack in south
Act III. Two days later. The County
Jail at Delta, Colorado.
Act IV. Four days later. The same.
PLACE: New York and Colorado.
TIME: The present.
BIG INVITATION GOLF
TOURNAMENT BY COUNTRY
CLUB IN JUNE
O’Neill, again is going to lead off in
North Nebraska by staging the first
big golf tournament of the year. It
will be the second annual invifation
tournament of the O’Neill Country
Club and the dates are June 10-11-12
13. No one is barred and all golfiacs
in North Nebraska and adjoining ter
ritories are invited to parcipate. There
will be three big flights: the cham
pionship, president’s and secretary’s,
and a list of wonderful prizes now be
ing arranged for will be announced .in
the near future.
The committee in charge of arrange
ments is composed of Dr. L. A. Carter,
F. J. Biglin, W. H. Harty, M. H. Hor
iskey, E. M. Gallagher and John W.
Hiber, which in itself is a sufficient
guaranty that the tournament is going
to be the best ever held on a local
course. Monday night, June 11, is go
ing to be the annual Goodfellowship
Banquet, with the finest kind of eats
and things, to be followed by a heavy
flow of high class oratory and song
such as only golfers know how to de
liver. The indications are that the at
tendance at the tournament will ex
ceed that of a year ago by several
hundred. Anyway it is going to be
the biggest tournament ever held in
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HAVE A HORSE THAT
ACTUALLY TWO STEPS
You never heard of a Ball Room
horse—well there is one with the
World Brother’s Wild Animal circus.
Lady Virginia, the <prid6 of the danc
ing horse string, actually dances a one
step, a two step and a three step.
These different dances are all shown in
exhibitions given by Mr. German, tba
trainer of the horse. Texas Tommy
with his Chicken Reel is a great
favorite as is also the other six horses
all of whom do marvelous dancing
numbers. - ,
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