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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 27, 1923)
VOLUMN XLIII. " O’NEILL. NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEHBER 27, 1923. NO. 17.
Mrs. Georgia Rasley spent Monday
A son was born on September 11th
to Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schmaderer,
Senator Hugh O’Neill, of Anncar,
was looking after business matters in
A son was born Sunday to Mr. and
Mrs. Mitchel Wilson, residing about
five miles northwest of O’Neill.
Joseph Boyle, of Chambers, suffered
the dislocation of his left arm a
couple of weeks ago by being thrown
from a horse.
Inman Leader, Sept. 13: Eula Jo
sephine is the little lady’s name who
arrived at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Morris, Aug 2.
During the shower Monday after
noon .52 of an inch of rain fell in the
vicinity of O'Neill while at Page only
a light sprinkle is reported.
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Stout accompan
ied by their daughters, Miss Demaris
and Miss Erma, Spent Saturday and
Sunday with friends in Omaha.
James Morrison, of Shullsburg,
Wisconsin, arrived Monday evening
for a visit with his sister, Mrs. Bernard
Hynes, and his brothers-in-law, W. H.
and P. B. Harty.
Mae Stracke, living in the western
part of Holt county filed action on
September 7th for divorce from her
husband, George Stracke. The action
was withdraw^ on September 12th.
Postmaster M. H. McCarthy last
Saturday received a consignment of
10,000 of the new 2c Harding postage
stamps. They are a gray stamp and
bear the picture of the late President
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Selah and
family and mother, Mrs. Clarence
Selah, drove over from Bloomfield Sat
urday evening, and are visiting at the
W. E. Conklin home, and with other
old time friends.
Esther Pruyn, residing over on the
Niobrara river in the northern part of
Holt county has filed suit for divorce
from her husband, Allan H. Pruyn. A
similar action brought some time ago
was later withdrawn.
The Misses Lydia and Harriet Cih
lar visited Sunday afternoon at their
home near Dorsey. The former is
teaching school at Scottville, while
Miss Harriet is teaching in an ad
joining district this year.
Quite a number of O'Neill people
were disappointed last week in not be
ing able to attend the Chambers fair
on account o£ the condition of the
roads; the rain Wednesday made the
roads to Chambers practically impas
sible for several days.
Elmer and Orville VanConett were
up from their farms near Page Tues
day looking after some estate mat
ters in the county court. Buckwheat
threshing has just begun in their
neighborhood and they say that the
yield is exceptionally good this year.
Mrs. R. Williams, of Gillette, Wy
oming, came Saturday evening for a
visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
R. H. Murray. The Williams family
are arranging to leave Gillette soon
and will locate in California. Mrs.
Williams will be remembered as Miss
Inman Leader, Sept. 13: A telegram
received Saturday by Geo. Keyes from
Mt. Renner, Md., states that the
homes of both his daughters, Mrs. H.
L. Jenkins and Mrs. H. R. Kilmar
were blessed by the arrival of baby
girls, both events taking place the
same day, September 6.
This Is No Josh.
The service of this bank
brings you close up to op
And this bank is interested
in the success of its custo
Try this bank for service
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
S. F. McNichols received word the
latter part of last week from Mr. and
Mrs. William Haley, of Valentine,
stating that they had received a short
letter from their son, Cletus, who it
was feared had been lost in the Japan
earthquake. Mr. Haley was employ
ed in the offices of a steamship com
pany at Yokohoma at the time of the
earthquake which destroyed the city.
He states that he had left the office
just five minutes before the shocks
which wrecked the building and thus
escaped injury. He now is stationed
at Kobe, to which port the offices of
the company have been removed. Mr.
Haley is a nephew of Mr. McNichols.
Inman Leader, Sept. 13: Mr. and
Mrs. A. E. Edwards, of Bend, Oregon,
arrived in Inman, last week by auto
for a visit with Mrs. Edward’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank McDermott. They
have been motoring the greater part
of the summer through the western
states and after a visit here will go
east. It has been fourteen years since
Mr Edwards visited Inman but his
wife was here about eight years ago.
Sunday the McDermott home was the
scene of a family reunion, all the
children being present and a big din
ner in the old home was the feature of
the occasion. The children present
were: Mrs. Edwards, of Bend, Ore
gon; Mrs. .Fjisbe, of Washington, D.
0.; Ben McDermott, of Orleans, Neb.:
Mrs. Woods and Mrs. Gary Benson, of
Ewing. This is the first time the
children have been together for 4
number of years.
HOLT COUNTY STUDENTS
f TAKE SORORITY PLEDGES
Sororities at the University of Ne
braska, announced the following
pledgers from Holt county Saturday
Kappa Alpha Theta—Marjorie Dick
son, O’Neill, Nebraska.
Phi Omega PI—Katherine Krotter
and Alice Criss, Stuart, Nebraska.
Invitations for membership to the
various sororities of the University of
Nebraska were presented Saturday
afternoon under the direction of the
pan-hellenic council. The pan-hellenic
council was represented by Miss MT. C.
McPhee, chairman of the council, Mrs.
E. C. Folsom, Miss Emily Mockett,
Mrs. R. S. Boots, Miss Lulu Runge,
and Mr. D. F. Easterday. They were
assisted by the motor corps under the
direction of Margaret McMillen. The
members of the motor corps included:
Margaret Hager, Mary Ure, Margaret
Munger, Esther Backord, Eleanor
Picrad, Pauline Gellatly, Ruth Smill,
Josephine Bishop, Gene Miner, Pauline
Gund, Ruth Carlington, and Blanche
CASES FILED IN
THE DISTRICT COURT
Sept. 1. Nebraska State Bank vs.
Myrlen R. Bader, et al. Attachment.
Sept. 4. First National Bank vs.
Wm. Jamison. Law.
Sept. 5. Mary McManus vs. W. E.
Foshier, et al. Mortgage Foreclosure.
Sept. 6. David Ryan, et al. vs.
Timothy Ryan, et al. ' Partition.
Sept. 7. Esther Pruyn vs. Allan H.
Sept. 8. Mae Stracke vs. George J.
Sept. 17. Peters Trust Co. vs. Fred
H. Osborn, et al. Mortgage Fore
Sept. 18. Franklin Banchor vs.
James E. Hutton, et al. Mortgage
Sept. 21. C. C. Criss vs. R. C.
Alderman. Mortgage foreclosure.
Sept. 25. Lillie M. Hartford et al,
vs. Arthur Walker et al. Partition.
NIGTH TRAIN TO MAKE
THE RUN TO LONG PINE
Lincoln, Neb., Sept. 22.—Changes in
passenger train service on the North
western railroad in Nebraska will be
made during the forepart of October.
Passenger train No. 5, now leaves
Omaha at 1:58 p. m. and reaching
Long Pine about midnight, will be
abandoned and a new train to be
known as No. 13, to leave Omaha
about 12:15 a. m. and make the same
run but omitting some of the local
stops, is to take its place.
At the same time, No. 309, which
runs from Omaha to Scribner and
thence up the branch line via Albion
and Oakdale, will be put on a schedule
about 1 hour and 10 minutes later than
at present. This will make it leave
Omaha about 1:15 p. m. and reach
Oakdale about 8:30.
(Chambers Sun, Sept. 20.)
Elias Dorothy was born in Illinois,
January 10, 1840, and died September
14, 1923, aged 83 years, 8 months and
4 days, at Grear, Idaho, at the home
of his neice, Janie Myers. His last
sickness was of about three months
duration and of a gangrenous nature.
According to his wishes he was buried
at Frazier, Idaho, on September 15th.
When a small boy he moved with
his parents to Wapello county, Iowa.
There he was married October 25,
1860, to Eliza Maria Barrow. To this
union four boys and three girls were
born; of whom five are left to mourn:
John, of South Palm Beach, Florida;
Cora Hilcomb, of Chambers, Ne
braska; Oscar, of Dull Center, Wy
oming; Joseph, of Mitchell, Nebraska;
and Ciarabelle Wintermote, of Cham
bers, Nebraska. Two of the children,
Charles Dorothy and Laura Kane died
four years ago. His wife passed away
ten years ago. He also leaves to
mourn: three sisters, two brothers,
and a number of grand children.
He moved with his family to Holt
county in 1884, where he has resided
most of the time until the last year,
and has a large number of friends and
neighbor who are grieved to learn of
his death and with The Sun extend
their sympathy to the bereaved ones.
WM. B. BARNARD BUYS
J. C. ROSS REALTY 00.
Casper Tribune, Sept. 9: A deal
was consumated last week wherein W.
B. Barnard, a Realtor, purchased the
J. C. Ross Realty company, 102 Beck
linger building, and he will hereafter
conduct a general real estate and is
surance business at that location under
the name of the Barnard Realty com
pany. Mr. Barnard has been engaged
in the real estate and insurance busi
ness in Camper for the past four years,
being one of the organizers of the A.
P. Nesbitt Realty company, and re
maining with that company until last
June when he disposed of his interests
therein to Mr. C. D. Spicer. He is a
graduate of the Creighton College of
Law, having practiced law in connect
ion with the real estate business in
Nebraska before coming to Casper.
With his experience he is well quali
fied to handle the real estate and in
surance business in any of its
In speaking of the future conduct of
his business Mr. Barnard says that he
is going to emphasize service in all
relations with his clients, particularly
that relating to the transfer of real
property, believing that he can relieve
the purchasers of property through
his office of the embarrassment of de
lays and expense when they desire to
make a resale of their purchase
The company will be agents for the
Travelers Insurance Company, special
izing in life, health and accident in
surance, and the same will be handled
by S. P. Panton, a man of very wide
experience in the insurance business,
havig engaged in that business for the
past thirty-five years in the states
along the Pacific Coast.
CARD OF THANKS.
We wish to thank each and every
one who so willingly assisted in the
sickness, death and burial of our little
darling. Also for the beautiful floral
Mr. and Mrs. Janies Wiley
BIG CROWDS AT THEATRE.
The Elwin Strong theatre organiza
tion which is showing in O’Neill this
week in its big canvas theatre has re
ceived a most generous patronage as
big crowds have been admitted each
Elwin Strong with his cast of all
new plays appearing in some very
new New York success plays has again
merited the < goodly patronage he
justly deserves. The customary man
nerly way he conducts the enterprise
meets the approval of folks generally
arKT earns for Elwin Strong a reputa
tion of likeableness. The Band Con
certs on our main square both at noon
and evening time are greatly appre
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’Neil] 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
Folks here like Elwin Strong be
cause he treats the big crowds nicely,
courteously and honestly, and presents
plays that give appreciable satisfact
ion. Our town is a theatre going town
and Elwin Strong is able each succes
ive season in pleasing the big crowds
of folks who appreciate his visits here
and who like him for his sociability
and honesty in business affairs.
The opening nights play, “The Wo
man in Room 13,” was a melo-draifla
with many thrills and was well re
Tuesday night the company pre
sented Avery Hopwood’s great comedy
"Why Men Leave Home,” and Wed
nesday night “East is West," a drama
of the Far East. Thursday night the
most discussed play of the year,
“Scandal,” and you won’t find better
entertainment anywhere than this
shimmering romance that shook high
society until the family skeleton rat
tled. In story, vast and lavish pro
(faction, "Scandal" is a genuine de
"The Man Who Came Back," is a
type of story that carries an appeal of
particular interest in those who like
their entertainment flavored with real
ism and will be on Friday night. .The
company will conclude their engage
ment Saturday night with “Putting It
Over,” a comedy drama of the Golden
A repertoire of high class plays
which have never been presented in
this state is with us this week and
our people who do not take advantage
of the opportunity to see something
well worth seeing, will miss a whole
lot. Mr. Strong is presenting one of
the best stock companies, that ever
visited O’Neill and is giving the
theatre going public of this city the
cream of Broadway successes. The
augumented orchestra will change
their program nightly. There will be
daily concerts noon and evening.
We Want Every Woman To
See These Coats, Suits and
Whether she buys or not, WELCOME
is on the door of the Fashion Rooms
these crispy days of Fall.
To see these gorgeous garments and
realize their exceptionally low prices—
that we would have you do, for never in
our memory were fcoats as beautiful as
now, nor as moderately priced.
Apparel that for several years was prohibitive in dollars has
reached a level where it is now easily afforded.
It pays to buy the best, and that is what you will find here,
whether the price is $25.00 or $125.00, according to quality.
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