The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965, December 06, 1923, Image 1

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Christmans Dinner
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When locking over your list for that Christmas Dinner you must remem
ber that quality must be considered. See
BEN J. GRADY, The Quality Grocer
We have a complete line of fresh fruits and vegetables:
We also have a full line of Mixed Nuts and Candies, at
Ben J J. Grady
“Quality Grocery”
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J. W. Hiber was called to Bassett
last Saturday to doctor a sick radio.
Clarence Gist came up from Sioux
City Thursday night for a short visit
with old friends.
W. J. Barker, of Boliver, Missouri,
was in O’Neill several days during the
past week looking after the sale of a
number of mules.
The senicy' day Ipupils were host
esses to the boarding pupils at a card
party ar/ luncheon at St. Mary's
academy Friday evening.
Elkliorn Valley Lodge, I. 0. 0. F.,
elect'd their officers last Monday even
ing for the ensuing term: They are:
Harry Bowen, noble grand; Forest
Smith, vice grand; J. C. Harnish, sec
retary; J. S. Ennis, treasurer; t.. G.
Gillespie, trustee.
l We Quote the Following
Prices On Ground Feed j
Per 100 lbs.
Ground Wheat_$2.00
Ground Corn and
Ground Rye and
Corn .-_ $1.60
Ground Rye-$1.70
Cracked Corn_$1.35
Ground Ear Com $1.35
We are Equipped to
Grind Grain in Any
If you want to know !
what your corn is actu
ally worth on the mar
ket bring in a sample
and we will run a test
on it. It will cost you
; nothing if you bring it
The O’Neill Grain Co.
Phone 113
Top Prices for Ear Corn
Henry Wabs, of Phoenix, returned
home last Saturday from Rochester,
Minnesota, where he was in consulta
tion with the Mayo Brothers.
D. D. Miles and son, Hershel of Lin
coln, were in -O’Neill last Friday. *Mr>;
Miles and son were on their way to
look over their farms near Page and
I. R. Harding went to Omaha Mon
day to consult a specialist in regard
to his health, which has been some
what below normal for the past two
J. A. Donohoe has become a radio
fan and spends the evenings listening
in on the nightly concerts in the va
rious parts of the world. J. W. lliben
installed the machine last Wednesday.
Ed Peterson went down to the river
Monday, chopped himself a little hole
in the ice at a deep and quiet place and
then with hook and line caught a bass
and a mess of croppies. The bait used
were minnows from the private flock
which Eld keeps in a washtub in the
basement of his residence to be pre
pared for emergencies.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bazelman ac
companied the Bazelman boys to
Creighton last Sunday, where they are
attending school.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hiber and child
ren were in Long Pine over Thanks
giving visiting with Mrs. Hiber's
brother, Tom Hutchinson and family.
H. B. Hubbard returned home Tues
day from Lincoln where he has been
looking after his real estate interests.
James Cameron, a cousin, of Syracuse,
Nebraska, accompanied him to O'Neill
for a visit.
9 Col. Mose Elliott, of Lynch, emerged
from a bath in Whiskey creek, north
of Lynch, a few days ago with out any
bad effects after his Ford car took a
'twelve-foot dive from a bridge. The
car was entirely ruined. »
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Anderson and
son, Norman, of North Bend, spent
Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs,
Sheridan Simmons, parents of Mrs.
Anderson. Other family guests at the
Simmons home for Thanksgiving were
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Simmons, of Mc
Clean, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sim
mons, of Venus.
Mrs. Mary Mu’len returned from a
short visit at Sioux City.
Mrs. E. J. Rockefeller, of Tilden, is
the guest of her daughter, Mr?. Phil
Edward Eager returned Tuesday
morning from a visit at Arlington
ahd Louisville, Nebraska.
George A. Miles was called to Har
lan, Iowa, Wednesday of last week by
the seriousness illness of a sister.
P. J. McManus and Ambrose Slat
tery returned Monday evening from a
short trip to Winner, where they were
looking after their extensive land
Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Dovrack, of
Spencer, spent Thanksgiving at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. John Valla
south of town. They returned to their
home Sunday.
A daughter, Miss Mary Constance,
was bom to Mr. and Mrs. Max Golden,
last Thursday, at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. F. D. McMillian in this city.
Grandpa T. V. Golden is quite elated
over the young lady as she is the first
granddaughter in the family.
A very nice program'was given last
Friday evening, November 23rd, by
Miss Lucille Hough and pupils, in
school district No. 157. The box so
cial which followed was very success
ful and Jerrold Dusatko played his
part well as an auctioneer, and made
the boxes bring enough to more than
pay for the organ, which was pur
chased for the school. This was the
first program in this district for
several years.
The peace and quiet of the Checker
club was broken a few nights ago when
A. M. Voss, of Lincoln, met L.C. Chap
man in a series of games before the
large gallery of onlookers. Mr. Chap
man has met Mr. Voss several times
during the past year and has always
maintained the honor of the club, not
allowing the Lincoln man to get away
with the bacon. The recent series
^terminated with two wins each and six
draws. Those who witnessed the ses
sion say that Mr. Chapman should
have won the series but lost one of
the games purely Upon an oversight.
Simonson post of the American Le
gion installed its new officers Tuesday
evening with a banquet and get to
gether meeting , at the Hotel Golden.
About forty members of the Legion,
with several visitors from abroad and
other guests participated in the festi
vities, which were presided over by
the new commander, George Harring
ton. The menu was a most delightful
one and the music by Mr. and Mrs.
Ted Cooper added much to the enjoy
ableness of the occasion. After the
eats short informal talks made
i hjf Donald Mapes, of Norfolk, Thomas
[Keenan, of Geneva, Past Commanded
Cecil W. Conklin, Past Adjutant Hugh
Birmingham, J. D. Cronin, John Lans
worth, Jack Higgins and Adjutant Fred
W. Rose, and then a general gabfest
was indulged in. The gathering was
first of a series to be held this winter.
Chester Morgan and! Floyd Barnhill,
of O’Neill, and McKinley G. Dennis,
R. C. Carroll and Ward Hatcher, of
Lincoln, were sentenced to ten years
in the penitentiary, each, at hard
labor, Wednesday of last week by Dis
trict Judge Morning, of Lincoln, for
holding up a~ street car conductor of
that city the Sunday night previous.
The five young men were apprehended
at Fremont several days after the rob
bery and taken back to Lincoln, where
they confessed. Chester Morgan, who
was the driver of the Fond car from
which the bandits staged the hold up,
seems to have been the dupe of the
other men and to have counselled
At The Rest Room
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I will show my new line of Ladies’ Wearing Apparel
-at the
-in the ‘“Cook” building
until Christmas.
I carry Ve-lete Company’s all silk garments including
Blouses Camisoles
Sport Sweaters Combinations
Jacouettes _ Netherbockers
Sport Skirts Blouses
Vests, Step-ins Petticoats
Costume Slips Night Gowns
Also Gents’ Neckties and Ladies’ Gents’, Boys’ and
Girl s’ fine hosiery.
against the hold-uip before it took
place. An a«jcount of the affair in a
Lincoln paper says that while four of
the men laughed and made light of
their predicament, “one of their num
ber sat off to himself with nothing to
say except in answer to questions.
This man was Chester Morgan, who
drove the car on the night of the rob
bery, but who insisted that he urged
against the hold-up.” One of the five
men, McKinley Dennis, is said to have
a police record and to have admitted
to the Lincoln police implication in
hold-ups at Denver and Sheridan, Wy
oming. All of the men are said to
have been in O’Neill this summer.
The Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas
company would develop James Con
nolly’s ghost light oil fields on a fifty
fifty basis, or if that prdposition is
not acceptable makes a flat offer of
$500 an acre for the strip of Die land
comprised in the ghost graveyard.
Following is a communication just re
ceived by Mr. Connolly from them:
Los Angeles, Cal.,_Nov. 28, 1923.
Mr. Connolly:—We have had our
agents getting information as to the
prospects of oil and gas on your farm.
Things look very promising. Would
you consider an offer of $500 an acre.
If so let us know at once.
Rocky Mountain Oil & Gas Co.,
Paul Bunion, Sec
121 East 1st St.,
Los Angeles, Cal.
Corn huskers who think they can
shuck corn in championship quantities
are invited to meet Joe Martin and
Harry Lansworth, of Paddock town
ship. The friends of the two gentle
men named have been reading in the
papers about the championship claimn
of several huskers in the county ana
have authorized the aborting depart
ment of this great family and religious
journal to issue a challenge to Holt
county in general, offering to bet the
sum of $26 that either Mr. Martin or
Mr. Lansworth can husk and crib more
corn in a day than any other man in
Holt county. Also a bet of fSO that
the two gentlemen can husk and crib
more corn than any other two men in
the county. Paddock township also
claims the husking champion three
some in James Crawley, jr., W. J.
Langon and John Langon, jr. The
three, recently, working in 10-bushel
corn, which had been hailed out, husk
ed and cribbed 375 bushels of corn in
e>artly six hours. Any other three
men in the county, Joe Martin and
Harry Lansworth barred can make
$"5 by defeating them in a contest.
Since writing the above this office
has been vupt-.a by several members
of <he Michigan settlement, who state
that they have a man whom they will
l .*i for any amount against any man
the Paddock backers will produce.
Ed Rector, of Orchard, was in
O’Neill last Monday morning.
Holiday $uooe$tion$
We are closing out all ladies’ coats and dresses, also girls’ and misses coats and dresses during the holiday buying season at
near!}' one-half pric§. Big reduction in men’s overcoats.
It always pays to buy something useful. You can get useful articles at the New Toggery.
We have a beautiful line of dress
shirts at any price from $2.00 to $8.00.
Gloves Ties Mufflers
Silk Socks Wool Socks
Sweaters Leather Bag
Beaded Bags Leather Bags
Phoenix Silk Hose
(the best line manufactured, any price,
all colors)
Fine line of Handkerchiefs
Ladies* Gloves
Silk Vests
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Bracelets Beads Combs
Mittens Novelty Cases
Gloves Pearls
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It will be worth your time to come to our store and look our stock over before buying elsewhere. Our goods are all new and
up-to-date. Nothing old in the entire store.
O’Neill, Nebraska The New T< >gjg|ery M.S.AHalla,Prop.