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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 23, 1923)
VOLUMN XLII1. . ' O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 23, 1923. NO. 12.
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| GRADY’S GROCERY
I O’Neill, Nebraska
A son was born Wednesday to Mr.
and Mrs. Lawrence Barrett.
The city of Chambers has recently
installed a fire bell.
The public school will begin Mon
day, September 3rd.
A son was born August 9, to Mr.
and Mrs. John Zubka, of Atkinson.
W. J. Hammond and R. J. Marsh
went to Bassett on business Monday.
A daughter was born Wednesday to
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Valla of this city.
Dan McClellan is quite ill at his
'home about sixteen miles north of
James McPharlin went to Omaha
Tuesday and will begin the study of
Miss Myrtle Brubb, of Tilden, visit
ed with Miss Alice Harding in Emmet
Mrs. Mary McDermott left Tuesday
for a visit with relatives at Tulare,
Frank Harrington came home from
law school at Lincoln last Friday for
a months vacation.
Wm. Fallon returned to Omaha last
Sunday, where he and Mrs. Fallon are
making their home.
Mrs. Laura Cress, of San Diego,
California, is visiting her sister, Mrs.
J. A. Naylor, this week.
Pat McDermott went- to Omaha
Tuesday where he expects to take up
the study of pharmacy.
Mrs. H. J. Reardon and children
went to Norfolk Tuesday and the
guests of Mrs. Hugh J. Boyle.
Bessie McLeod returned from Lin
coln Saturday night where she has
been attending summer school.
Dick Hubert is nursing a Jbroken
arm the result of too much spark while
cranking the Ford last Thursday.
Miss Elizabeth Latta, of Tekamah,
is a guest at the home of her uncle and
aunt, Dr. and Mrs. J. P. Gilligan.
Miss Linas Murphy went to Casper,
Wyoming, Monday evening,for a few
weeks’ visit with her sister, Helen.
Miss Clare Biglin went to Sioux City
Wednesday morning for a few days
visit with her sister, Sister Eugene.
Miss Elizabeth O’Malley expects to
leave for Duluth, Minnesota, Friday,
in search of relief from the hay fever.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Radaker drove
down from Newport Saturday evening
for a visit with former O’Neill.friends.
Miss Maxine O’Donnell went to
Dodge, Nebraska, Sunday, where she
will be the guest of Miss Netha Miller.
The members of the O’Neill Re
bekah lodge held their annual picnic
at the Country Club Tuesday evening.
Edgar N. Wood, of Page, and Irene
Belle Edmisten, of Middle Branch, ap
plied oil August 20th for license to
Sheriff Peter W. Duffy went up to
Long Pine Saturday, where his horses
are entered in the race meet this
Miss Mary Shoemaker came up
from Banfroft, Nebraska, last week
to attend the funeral of her brother,
Miss Marian Dunhav^er, of Norfolk,
came Wednesday for a visit at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Mrs. Nathan Arnold and daughter,
Miss Mary Estella, came up from El
gin, Nebraska, last Thursday, for a
visit at the L. W. Arnold home. They
returned home Sunday.
Why We Do It
The banker does more things for
his customers without compensation
of any kincUthan any man in business.
This makes lasting friendships and
is the reason our customers are our
This bank carries no indebtedness \
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
Rev. M. F. Cassidy and Frank Big*
lin went to Casper Monday night. Rev.
Cassidy will remain there for a couple
Mi» Geraldine Cronin came home
last \wek from an extended visit with
her father, D. H. Cronin, and family
Mrs. C. N. King, son Arthdr and
Miss Margaret O’Connor, went to
Long Pine, Monday, and are' camped
at the park.
The weather man gave this vicinity
a slight touch of winter Tuesday
night when the thermometer dropped
to 37 degrees F. >
St. Mary’s Academy will open for
registration on Tuesday, September
4th. School will begin on Wednesday,
Dr. J. P. Gilligan • accompanied by
his sons, John and Bennet, drove to
Anselmo, Nebraska, Sunday for a visit
with his brother1.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Shaughnesy and
daughter, Miss Ellen, drove to Yank
ton, South Dakota, Wednesday, for a
visit with relatives.
Mrs. P. D. Mullen and daughter,
Miss Antionette, came tip from Lin
coln Friday for a visit with O'Neill
relatives and friends.
Miss Dorothy Hall and Miss Marie
McLeod are expected home today from
a two weeks’ visit with relatives at
Burke, South Dakota.
Miss Antionette Fisher, who has
been the guest of Miss Irene O’Don
nell, returned to her home at Pierre,
South Dakota, Saturday.
Mrs. D. Stannard arrived home
Tuesday evening from an extended
visit with her daughter, Mrs. Max
Janes, at Barersfield, California.
The State Department of Health
has sent out a nurse to talk to the
women of O’Neill on Saturday, Aug
ust 25th, on child welfare and health.
A Sunday School picnic was held at
the Gibson school house last Sunday.
A Cradle Roll containing twenty-five
members was organized during the
Mr. and Mrs. Chet Cooper and
family came tip from Pilger, Nebras
ka, Thursday night for a visit with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cooper.
They returned home Sunday.
The state fair at Lincoln will begin
Monday, September 3rd, and continue
throughout the week. The gates will
be open Sunday and dnyone wishing
to visit the fair that day can do so.
Mrs. Fred Shoemaker and children,
of Winner, South Dakota, stopping at
of Winner, South Dakota, are stopping
at the home of her mother, Mrs.
Catherine Matthews, north of O'NeilL
Miss Opal Ashley and Miss Winnie
Shaughnesy went to Omaha Wednes
day morning for a visit with friends.
Miss Winnie will also visit an aunt at
Austin, Minnesota, before her return.
Plainview News,' Aug. 17: Clyde
Mather and daughters spent several
days last week visiting with old time
friends at O’Neill and vicinity. 'They
returned to their home in 'this city
Mrs. L. A. Carter and daughter,
Mrs. Arthur Blum, were in Humphrey
Sunday and Monday visiting with
their daughter and sister, Mrs. Joe
Smith. Mrs. E. B. Carter acepmpa
The grandstand at the fair grounds,
is being raised about three feet and
otherwise repaired. The proposed ad
ditions of eighty feet will not be built
this year on account of the financial
The front of tlib O’Neill checker
club building has received a coat of
paint. The club is arranging for the
opening of the fall tournament which
will officially open the rooms for the
fall and winter.
Walter Barrett and J^iss Agnes
Bender, both of Crete, Nebraska, came
Wednesday of last week for a visit
with the former’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Pat Barrett. They returned to
Crete the first of the week.
John Wesley Reynolds, aged 81
years, 3 months and 27 days, died of
heart failure at his home in Ains
worth, Nebraska, on Wednesday of
last week. Mr. Reynolds was a resi
dent of Stuart from 1900 to 1905.
Miss Margaret Donohoe arrived in
O’Neill Tuesday evening from Cali
fornia, where she has spent the sum
mer vacation. Miss Margaret will re
sume teaching in the Omaha school at
tne opening of school next month.
Frank Bellows, of Walt Hill, Ne
braska, stopped in O’Neill a short time
Tuesday on his way to Atkinson to be
present at the opening of the bid for
the new school house. The contract,
however, was let to a Norfolk bidder.
Sheridan Simmons brought a stock
of corn to O’Neill a few days ago
that measured eleven feet and eight
inches and contained two good ears of
corn. The corn was raised on the
Charles gimmons farm near Middle
T. J. Scott, of Kearney, arrived
Saturday evening, and is a guest of
his brother, Charles B. Scott. J. D.
Scott came down from Rushville, Wed
nesday morning and is also a guest of
his brother Charles and his son,
Henry Ryan,of Bonesteel, South Da
kota, who has been here visiting his
aunt, Mrs. A. Harrington and other
relatives, for the past week, left Fri
day afternoon for Sedalia, Missouri, to
visit relatives and to take in the state
fair at that place.
Mr. and Mrs. John Carr and
daughter, Miss Cecil, of O’Neill, and
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Gallagher and
daughter, Miss Helen, of New York,
were guests at the home of Mrs. Ed
ward Boyles Sunday. Mrs. Carr and
Mr. Gallagher are cousins of Mrs.
Atkinson Graphic, August 17: Mrs.
W. Q. Fillmore was called to Kearney
Monday morning where her mother,
traveling overland from a trip to
Colorado, was injured seriously by
their auto upsetting. Her home is in
Redfield, South Dakota. She, with her
son, were on their way to Atkinson for
Dr. and Mrs. L, A. Carter and
daughter, Marjory, accompanied by
their (laughter, Mrs. Arthur Blum, of
Sheridan, Wyoming, (returned to
O’Neill last Friday. The Carters have
been enjoying a month’s outing among
the mountains and pleasure resorts
in western Wyoming. Mrs. Blum re
turned to Sheridan Wednesday night.
Last Tuesday the Newport base ball
team crossed bats with Emmet on the
Emmet diamond and were defeated by
the score of 2 to 4. On next Sunday
the Botte team will play -at Emmet.
Butte has the honor of winning every
game they have played this season,
having ^beaten \the (Greenwood, In
dians twice as well as all the fast
teams'in that locality.
M. S. Abdalla arrived in O’Neill
Tuesday evening from the New York
City fiarkets where he has been
spending three weeks purchasing the
goods for his new ladies’ and men’s
furnishings store which ho expects to
open in O’Neill in the near future. A
part of the goods are here and will be
installed as soon as the finishing is
complete on the interior of the build
Some time ago a large section of
the roof on the west side of St. Mary’s
Academy blew off during a rain storm,
causing considerable damage to the
interior of the building. The rooms
have been redecorated and put in
shape again. New floors and new
steel ceilings have been placed in the
east section of the building and by the
time school begins the place will look
Mr. and Mrs. Mort Hiatt and family
have loaded their personal effects and
have shipped them to Boulder, Colo
rado, where they will make their
home. Arnold Longstaff accompanied
the car and will also make his home
in the vicinity of Denver. Mr, and
Mrs. Hiatt and the girls will drive
through in their car. The western
move is being made with the hopes of
improving Mr. Hiatt’s health.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chapman, Mr.
and Mrs. R. R. Dickson, Mr. and Mrs.
C. B. Scott and daughter, Miss Ruth,
T. J. Scott, of Kearney and J. D. Scott,
of Rushville, Mrs. S. J. .Weekes, Mrs.
J. J. Harrington and daughter, Miss
Helen, Mrs. J. P. Gilligan, daughter,
Mariam and Miss Elizabeth Latta, of
Tekamah, were among those from
O’Neill who attended the Second An
nual Flower Show at Atkinson Tues
Charles Prates is in a serious con
dition at his home in Clearwater as
the result of being slugged, presum
ably by an auto thief, who is supposed
to have stolen Prates’ car. Prates is
a traveling salesman in the employ of
a Sioux City firm and has been making
this territory in a car. He was dis
covered Thursday of last week wan
dering about the streets of Plainview
in a demented condition. The car,
which carries an Iowa number plate,
has not been located.
BARNYARD GOLF CLUB
FOR SOtfTH O’NEILL
O’Neill has long boasted of her
golf club, her checker club and many
civic and social organizations but not
until last Thursday could she claim a
“Barnyard Golf Club.” The new or
ganization was,granted a charter at
the close of business last Thursday
afternoon in the presence of a num
ber of the enthusiastic residents of
South O’Neill. Eighteen men have
signed the constitution and by-laws
and have been received in full fellow
ship. The charter will remain open
for one more week and it is hoped that
the membership may be increased to
fifty during that time:
Following is the list of officers:
John Carr, president.
Loren Simonson, vice-president.
E. J. Hershiser, secretary-treasurer
E. J. Hershiser, secretary-treasurer.
Bennet Gilligan, assistant secy.
Tom Enright, game solicitor.
Martin Cronin, game solicitor.
Barney Hines, scoreman.
H. W. Mills, scoreman.
John Nolan, judge of disputes.
Francis Bazelman, inner guard.
Chas. Pruss, outer guard.
THE HOLT COUNTY FAIR
The Holt county fair will begin
Tuesday, September 25th and will con
tinue for four days. A large ex
hibit is expected this year and every
thing points to one of the best fairs
that Holt county has ever held. The
premium lists are now ready for dis
tribution and are being mailed out by
the secretary, John L. Quig, as repidly
A good ball game has been arranged
for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
between two different teams each day.
Wednesday Atkinson and Emmet will
play for a purse of $125.00. Thursday
Paddock and Chambers will contest
for a purse of $60.00. Friday O’Neill
and Page will play for a $60.00 purse.
Running races, auto races, Broncho
busting, cowboy races, chariot races,
mule races, roman ride, foot races and
other sports will take place in front of
the grandstand each afternoon.
A number of amusement concessions
have already been sold for the midway
so that everybody can find something
that will interest them when they visit
Plenty of music will be on the
grounds each day.
lfou Can Order a
and in a short time it will be yours.
If you have delayed placing your order
because of the cash outlay necessary—you
need wait no longer.
If you have been depriving your family and
yourself of the pleasures and benefits of a
car because you -felt that you could not
afford it—order now and know that it will
hot work any hardship on you. Use the
So plan to ride and be happy, you and your
family. Make the first payment of $5 today
which, will be deposited in a local bank at
interest. You can add a little each week.
Soon the payments, plus the interest paid
by the bank, will make the car yours.
Come in and learn about this new plan.
J. B. MELLOR
; O’Neill : Nebraska
FRED M. CRONK, OF PAGE,
ASKS FOR A REHEARING
Lincoln, Neb.: A motion for a re
hearing was filed Tuesday in supreme
court in the case where Fred M.
Cronk, a Holt county farmer, sought
to hold the depositor’s guaranty fund
liable for some liberty bonds and war
savings stamlps that he bought
through the Farmers Bank of Page,
now in a receiver's hands, but which
he never received.
The supreme court said this did not
make him a depositor under the terms
of the guaranty law, but suggested he
might get relief through a trust fund
action. His attorney urges that
technicalities ought not to override
equities, and that as the money he paid
went into the general funds of the
bank he should be repaid oat of the
guaranty fund. He had bought $500
worth of bonds, borrowing $400 to
pay for them. He paid off the note,
and is in the position of having paid
$34 for the privilege of losing $500.
. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Gallagher,
daughter Miss Helen, and son George,
departed Sunday for their home in
New York City. They have been the
guests of Mr. and Mrs. John Carr and
family for the past ten days.
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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