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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 13, 1923)
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VOLUMN XLIII. O'NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1923. NO. 15.
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The snappiest style of the year for the young fellow
Notice the Square Point Stitching and the New Toe. It’s the Narrow-Toe, Wide-Bottomed Earle, the Walk-Over That
Makes An Immediate Hit With Every Young Fellow Who Sees It. It’s a Sleek, Smart, Snappy Model. In Wear-Resist
Anton Toy, O’TKTeill
F. C. Froelich went to Kansas City
Miss Sadie Hart returned Tuesday
evening from a short visit to Omaha.
Miss Demaris Stout returned to the
university at Lincoln Tuesday morn
Judge C. J. Malone went dowft to
Omaha on a short business tri!p Sun
Miss Opal Ashley returned last
Thursday from a vacation spent in
James Suttie of the Suttie-Peder
son Hay company of Omaha, was on
the local market for alfalfa Wednes_
A baby daughter arrived at the resi
dence of Mr. and Mrs. Glen Lewis last
Miss Marjorie Dickson will leave
Sunday for Lincoln to attend the state
Miss Mariam Gilligan left Monday
for Lincoln to resume her studies at
the state university.
A daughter was born Thursday,
September 6th, to Mr. and Mrs. G. B.
Campbell, of Stuart.
John Mullen left Friday for Wash
ington, D. C., where he will attend
Miss Winnie Shaughnesy returned
Tuesday of last week from a visit with
her uncle and aunt at Austin, Min
Good Hard Sense
The difference between
Readiness and a surprise is
It is seldom pleasant to be
taken by surprise and a Cer
tificate of Deposit is a good
way to carry your Reserve.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
Attorney S. S. Sidner, of Fremont,
transacted legal busienss in the city
Miss Marie Biglin left last week for
Denver, where she wjll attend Loretta
L. G. and Harry Frohardt, of the
Central Hay company of Omaha, were
O’Neill visitors this week.
Ed. Donohoe came over Sunday
from Bone:* cel for a visit with his
childier., returning home Tuesday.
John Donlin returned Sunday from
a several months vacation spent on
the ranch of his son in northern Holt
A. J. Miller, of Dodge, Nebraska,
was in the city the first of the week
looking after his Holt county land in
William Swigart and Mrs. Swigart,
who have been Spending the summer
at Tulsa, Oklahoma, Returned home
Mrs. J. J. Harrington and daughter,
Miss Helen Harrington, left Tuesday
morning for a short visit *at Omaha
The W. C. T. U. meets Tuesday,
September 18th, at the home of Mrs.
Roy Warner. All members requested
to be (present.
John Gilligan will return to Omaha
the first of the week to resume his
studies at the school of medicine of
the state university.
Con Keys was on the Omaha market
with two loads of cattle and hogs the
first of the week. He accompanied
the shipment to Omaha.
Miss Clare Biglin left Thursday
morning for Denver, Colorado, where
she will attend school at Loretta
Heights college this year.
Miss Nell Magirl left by auto Sat
urday for Winner, where she has ac
cepted a position in the city schools at
a material advance in salary.
Miss Meta M. Martin went to Ne
ligh Tuesday for a week’s visit with
her sister, Mrs. S. O. Templin and to
attend the Antelope county fair.
Mrs. George Ford, of Monton,
Michigan, arrived here last Tuesday
for an extended visit with her sister,
Mrs. S. M. Ohmart and family.
Atkinson boosters, headed by the
Atkinson band, visited O’Neill Tues
day afternoon in the interest of the
big American Legion carnival and
homecoming to be staged in that city
Mrs. J. A. Devine, of Cheyenne, for
merly Miss Mae Campbell of this
city, was the winner of the ladies
state pioneer flight in the Wyoming
state golf tournament recently held
P. E. Mayfield, brother of Gene
Mayfield of this city, and who spent
sometime here several years ago, was
an O’Neill visitor Thursday. Mr. May
field, who is with the Burlington,
came up as relief agent for the agent
at Page, who is on vacation.
Frand Pribil shot a monkey at his
ranch on Dry creek, six miles south
and one mile east of O’Neill, last
week. The animal made its appear
ance in the grove around the Pribil
house, frightening Mrs. Pribil and the
children, which called for its dispatch.
The monkey, quite a large one, is sup
posed to have eslaped from the
Savidwe carnival when here several
weeks ago, as the carnival company
missed a monkey.
The bids for fire fighting equipment
was opened by the village board of At
kinson one day last week and in
speaking about it last week The
Graphic says: fhe bid of F. M. Keat
ing was accepted as the one most
nearly fulfilling the specifications laid
down, and requiring: One 1-ton, 4
cylinder gasoline motor chassis, com
plete with standard equipment, and
electric self-starter, and in addition,
with electric siren, and with 10-inch
swivel search light mounted on dash;
also, said chasis mounted with double
tank chemical and hose body. The en
gineers estimate of the entire fire
truck, fully equipped in accordance
with specifications, is $3,000.00.
Miss Antionette Mullen is perhaps
the first O’Neill young lady to under
take an extended trip* by aeroplane.
Homer Mullen accompanied John
Moore and Fyer Sloninger, of Lincoln,
to O’Neill from Lincoln last Friday in
Mr. Moore’s new five-passenger plane.
Saturday the boys entertained several
O’Neill young ladies with rides in the
(plane and invited Miss Mullen to re
turn with them to Lincoln in the air
ship. The invitation was promptly
accepted and the party of four left
here at g o’clock Saturday afternoon,
reaching Lincoln, several hundred
miles distance, a little before 7 o’clock
the same evening, making the trip
without accident. They .teephoned
their safe arrival to Mrs. P. D. Mul
i len immediatle.
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Mrs. Eltha Sivesind left Monday for
Siou xFalls to attend the funeral of
hOr brother, William Darr, who died
Mr.; and Mrs. Dan Crandall are the
happy parents of a brand new baby
boy which arrived at the Crandall
domicile September 1st.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rentschler, of
Springview, drove down Saturday for
a short visit with Mrs. Rentschler’s
mother, Mrs. Ellen O’Donnell. Mrs.
P. J. O’Donnell and Miss Anna O'Don
nell returned with them Sunday for a
several days visit at Springview.
Will Grothe, of Emmet, the cham
pion corn and watermelon producer of
Holt county and north Nebraska, glad
dened the hearts of The Frontier
force last Saturday with several
lucious watermelons and cantelope.
Samples of corn from the Grothe
fields also were on exhibition at The
Frontier office last week.
Mrs. Rhode Ryan and children,
Robert and Edward, of Omaha, and
Miss Mary Ryan, of TSioux City, who
have been spending a short time at
the Long Pine park, came down Mon
day for a visit with O’Neill relatives.
Kenneth and Carroll Templeton are
attending Hastings college this year,
Kenneth as a sophmore and Carroll as
Cards have been received by local
friends announcing the marriage of
Misa Bess Armstrong, formerly of
O'Neill, and Mr. Miles Finley, of Nor
folk, which will take place at Nor
folk next Tuesday, September 18, the
Reycarend Father Moriarity officiating.!
MiSs MSiTCeys Will leave for Norfolk
Sunday and will attend the bride. Mir.
Thomas McGuire will be groomsman.
Shortly after the ceremony Mr. and
Mrs. Finley will leave for a visit with
relatives in California.
Those who have not received their
copies of the Holt County fair Pre
mium books are requested to call at
the office of Secretary John L. Quig
and get them.
Miss Georgetta Coon, manager of
the local Western Union office, will
leave in a few days for a several
weeks vacation, to be spent with
relatives at Red Cloud.
Blackened and colored glasses were
called into general use Monday after,
noon from about 2 o’clock until after
3 to view the eclipse of the sun by the
moon, which was partially visible in
this vicinity. The eclipse was total in
the southwestern part of the United
States, but the view of it was inter
fered with by clounds. Here a clear
sky made possible an excellent view.
Emmet cleaned up Atkinson in a
hotly contested baseball game which
was the feature of the Emmet Round
U>p, Wednesday afternoon. The score
was 6 to 3. The program of the
round-up was a most extensive one and
the brocho busting and rough riding
features were most exciting. They
were witnessed by a large crowd. The
day’s festivities concluded with a big
bowery dance in the evening.
Joel Parker, Elmer E. Bowden and
Emily Doe, whose real name is Mary
O’Neill, were charged with selling in
toxicating liquor in complaints filed
Saturday. Search warrants were also
issued and the garage occupied by
Joel Parker and the Cafe operated by
Mary O’Neill searched but no liquors
were found. Mary O’Neill, Who oper
ates ihe O’Neill cafe on lower Fourth
street, had a hearing before Judge
Frank Campbell Thursday morning
and was found guilty and fined $100
and costs. The other defendants have
not yet been tried. The prosecutions
are being conducted by County At
torney Julius D. Cronin.
Rhdde Ryan stopped off for a short
visit with relatives Saturday on his
return from Gillette, Wyoming, to his
home in Omaha, leaving for Omaha
Tom Brennan is the new manager
of the Harding cream station and as
sembly station at this point. Mr.
Brennan took charge of the station
The ghostly lights which for years
have made their appearance every
night in the hilly lands of the ranches
of James Connolley and Thomas Gal
lagher areimore frequent and brilliant
than ever this year and nightly
numerous automobile parties from
O’Neill and neighboring towns are
out to witness them. With the ra
tion is rife as to their cause and it is
newed interest in the lights spedhla
probable that professors of the state
university and Creighton university
will be asked to come to O’Niell to in
vestigate them. It is the belief of
many that a large pocket of luminous
gas underlies the territory.
Rose Mary and Ruth Ann, aged two
and one-half years, twin daughters of
Mr. and Mrs. Will Biglin, sort of dis
arranged things at the public school
the first of the week by deciding to
enroll as students. The young ladies
after a light repast of green cucum
bers with the peelings on climed the
fire escape to the third floor of the
building, fearing that their age might
bar them from entering in the regular
way. They were discovered trying to
climb in a cloak room window on the
third floor by Mias Alice .Trihjr, and
rescued. After a short visit wtih the
kindergarten pupils the Misses Biglin
tired of school and returned home,
where they partook of another light
lunch, of green plums, before settling
down to the ordinary routine of life.
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