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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 21, 1924)
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VOLUMN XUV. O'NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1924. NO. 38.
Bowen's Racket Store
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FRESH CANDIES AT BOWEN’S
Chocolates, per pound . 20c
Variety Mixed, per pound ., 20c
Butter Scotch, per pound . 30c
XXXX Peppermint Losengers . 30c
Cocoanut Buttercups . 30c
We have a full line of 5c and 10c
Bowen's Racket Store
R. L. Drayton and Col. Buv Wan?
ser, of Page, were O'Neill visitors
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Willard Hoffman, of Atkinson, qn
Con Keys went to Qinaha last Fri
day where he is taking treatment at
St. Catherine hospital.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur Aim, residing west of
Opportunity, Sunday evening,
Miss Katie Bellar slipped on the
icy sidewalk Saturday evening and re
ceived a sprained right ankle.
A son was born Tuesday to Mr.
and Mrs. L. E. Crawford, who reside
six mileg northeast of O'ffeill,
Mrs. J. S. Jackson and Mae Rich
ardson, of Inman, were guests at the
George McNaHy home last Friday.
William Nolikamper came from
Omaha Tuesday and has been looking
after business at his ranch on the
George Bittner and Miss Helen
Irene Donnelly, both of Inman, ap
plied for a marriage license on Feb
United States Marshal D. H. Cronin
came up from Omaha Wednesday for
a short visit with O’Neill relatives
W. H. Harty is excavating under
his cleaning establishnien and will
install a new steam boiler which he
will use in connection with his busi
TO HAVE IT,
Money “bums a hole in the pocket,’*
gets away and is lost fqrqver tq the
owner unlgssj |t i§ \yisely invested or
Opportunities galore present them
selves to the man who is fortified with
money in the bank. Other folk seldom
have a chance to multiply their in
Start a savings account here today
and receive 5 per cent on your money.
The Nebraska State Bank
Thos. Brennan, Mgr.
Twin daughters were born to Mr.
and Mrs. Oral Pickering, of Dorsey,
last Sunday, February 17th.
Lloyd Gibson and Winnie McClana
han, both of Chambers, were granted
a marriage license in Council Bluffs
Earl Millard and Hildegarde Chris
ensen, both of Spencer, were granted
a marriage license in Council Bluffs,
Iowa, last Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Smith came up
from Ewing last Sunday and are visit
ing at the home of their daughter,
Mrs. E. D. Henry.
Mrs. P. T. Walsh slipped and fell on
the icy sidewalk near St. Patrick's
'•hurch last Sunday morning, and
fractured her ankle.
Mrs. John Fritton and daughter,
Miss Mamie, of Emmet, spent last
week at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
George McNally of this city.
Edward Eager has leased his build
ing to the Beatrice Cream Co., who
will open a new cream station soon
after the first of the month.
Miss Garnet Brock, of Cario, Mis
souri, arrived here last Thursday, and
will become a fixture in O’Neill, hav
ing taken charge of the local Western
Henry Rosier sustained a dislocated
right aniJe Saturday evening when
his foot became caught causing him to
fali. He- ry was feeding cattle when
the acc'.de.: occurred,
Geo t c gr.es returned home Satur
day njght frcin Omaha where he had
been attending . State Lumbermen’s
convention which was in session
several days last week.
Mrs. Graham, secretary of the
Presbyterian Foreign Mission Board
spoke in the Presbyterian church
Tuesday evening on the subject of
Foreign Missions. A fairly good sized
audience was (present.
Miss Mae Keys returned Tuesday
evening from Omaha where she ac
companied her father, Con Keys, to
the St. Catherine hospital last Fri
day morning. Con has been in poor
health for some time.
N. W. Coats, associate editor of the
Stuart A dvocate, was a pleasant caller
at The Frontier office last Monday.
Mr. Coats is a member of the Stuart
town basket ball team who were play
ing the O’Neill Legion team here Mon
Representatives of all the Presby
terian churches Qf the county will
meet at Atkinson on February 29th,
where a county meeting will be held.
The afternoon will be for the ladies
and the evening meeting for the men.
Mrs. H. V. HHliker, of Omaha, head
of the mission work in'the state will
Judge Robert R. Dickson has filed
as a candidate tor the office of Judge
of the Fifteenth Judicial District to
succeed himself. The filing was sent
to the secretory qf state last Satur
day. Judge Dickson was elected to
the bench in the fall of 1910 and is
now serving his thirteenth consecu
tive year as judge of this district.
William Pinkerman was arraigned
before County Judge Malqne Monday
charged with possession of intoxicat
ing liquor. The complaint was issued
by A. J. Reynold?, the investigator
who was working in the interests of
the city during the early part of Jan.
uary. Mr. Pinkerman gave an ap
pearance bond and will have a hearing
John McClellan was badly bruised
and shaken up when a car driven by
his brother, William, skidded on the
grade about seven miles north of
O'Neill Saturday evening and turned
over in the ditch pinning him down.
Several cars happened along about
that time and assisted in righting the
McClellan car, which was driven home.
Dr. Gilligan was called and John is
Valentine Republican, February 14:
Elmer L. Davey and wife, qf 0’Neill,
arrived the first of- the week to
take charge qf the Pantrpium clean
ing establishment, and have been,
busily engaged since that time in
overhauling and rearranging the ap
paratus and fixtures of the plant Mr.
Davey is an experienced cleaner and
promises to condiJct an Up-to-date
establishment of this kind. Mr. and
Mrs. Davey have two children.
Lieutenant John B. Lqngstflff de
parted Monday for New York City
where he was scheduled to report to
day. Lieutenant Longstaff has been
on board a submarine in foreign
servlee for the paat three and one
half years, in the vicinity of the
PhiUipines. He expects to be sent to
a submarine off the coast of Con
necticut for the immediate future
While in the PhiUipines Lieutenant
Longstaff was chief torpedo officer
having specialized in torpedo work.
The replevin case of Thomas J. Con
nolly vs. O. E. Dudschus and J. H.
Mellor & Co., was heard before Justice
Frank Campbell last Saturday- The
case is one wfcerem Connolly rdplev
ined a car from 0. E, Dudschus one
of the state deputy law enforcement
officers who have been running down
stolen autos. Some time ago the
state men took the Connolly car claim
ing that iti was a stolen car.
Mr Connolly purchased the car in
good faith, as was shown in the testi
mony in Judge Campbell’s court, and
had paid a good price for it. After
listening to the evidence of both sides
of the case, Judge Campbell decided
in favor of Connolly. The repre
sentative of the insurance company
who carried the insurance upon the
car and claim to be the owner, im
mediately nled their appeal bond and
replevined the car from Connolly. The
case will be tried qut In the district
court, 'perhaps next week.
Arthur Ryan came up from Ama
zpnia, Missouri, last Saturday even
ing and is looking after business mat
ters and visiting with his many
O’Neill friends. Arthur is traveling
for a life insurance company through
Missouri and Kansas.
FOUR CIVIL CASES TRIED
IN THE DISTRICT COURT
The regular February term of the
district court convened in O’Neill last
Monday morning with Judge Robert
R. Dickson presiding.
The first case to be tried was The
Stuart Farmer’s Mercantile Company
vb. Edward McClurg. This was a case
where the Mercantile Co. were suing
McClurg for an account of about
ninety dollars. McClurg claimed an
ofset for some stock purchased from
the company. McClurg claimed that
the company, when they sold the stock,
agreed to operate their store at
Dustin, continuously, but instead they
closed the store in a couple of years.
The jury found for the Mercantile
The second case tried was that of
Hugh J. O’Connor, of Atkinson, vs.
the Traveler’s Health Association, of
Omaha. O’Connor sued for sick
benefits. The company contested the
claim on the grounds that O’Connor
did not correctly answer questions on
his application for a policy, regarding
previous illness. The jury rendered
a verdict for $120.00 and interest in
favor of O’Connor.
The case of Edward Boshart vs.
John Barret was next tried. This
was a case wherein Boshart placed
thirty-eight head of cattle in the Bar
ret pasture. The hail of July 2nd
came along and damaged the pasture
to such an extent that Boshart de
cided to remove the cattle from the
Barret pasture. Barret objected and
Boshart replevined the cattle and,
according to evidence submitted, ten
dered Barret $1.00 per head for the
time the cattle were in the pasture.
The jury found for Boshart.
The case of D. J. McCarthy vs.
Peter W. Duffy sheriff and Thomas
Griffin was heard Wednesday. This
case is the outgrowth of a case be
tween Mr. Griffin and his tenant, Matt
Dugan. McCarthy claims to have
purchased 950 bushels of corn for
cash from Dugan, who was a renter
on the Griffin place north of O'Neill,
on December 14, Dugan in turn gave
McCarthy a bill of sale for the corn;
the bill of sale was filed on December
15th at nine o’clock. Two hours
later, Griffin,according to the evidence,
served an attachment on the corn.
The Judge took the case away from
the jury Wednesday evening, for tihe
reason that the only question at Issue
was a point of law. The Judge will
render a decision some time during
the present term of court,
Mrs. Mary J. O’Neill voluntarily
came into court the first of the week
and changed her plea to guilty on the
charge of possession of intoxicating
liquor. She was fined $100.00 which
The case set for Monday is the case
of Charles Daugherty vs. Zimron
Butterfield. The case is on the sen
sational order and, no doubt, will at
tract a large attendance.
JUDGE WILLIAM MORNING
LANCASTER COUNTY JUDGE
SLAIN IN COURT ROOM
Judge William Morning, aged sixty
one years, of Lincoln, district judge
of Lancaster county, was shot and
almost instantly killed Monday morn
ing while sitting as judge in the court
of domestic relations, by Wallace G.
Wallick, who was before the court
for failure to pay alimony due h|s
After Wallick shot Judge Morning
he turned and shot Court Reporter
Minor Bacon, but the bullet was de
flected By a wallet in his pocket, he
was only slightly injured. Wallick
then shot at Clifford Rein, attorney
Ifor his first wife who was at that time
upon the witness stand.
Wallick then drew another gun and
shot himself in the mouth dying in
Judge Morning is well known by
many in and around O’Neill, He was
serving his second term as district
judge of Lancaster county. He was
a past president of the state bar as
OTTO CARL HOEHNE.
Otto Carl Hoehne passed away at
his home northwest of this city on
February 16th, after an illness of
several weeks. His death being caus
ed by heart trouble.
He was bom in Germany and came
to this country in the year 1904.
He was at the time of his death, 52
years and 4 months of age.
He was married in Germany De
cember 27, 1895, to Amelia Hoppee,
to this union were bom six children:
Martha, of Omaha; Mrs. Anna Dahms,
of Emmet; Freda, of Omaha; Paul,
Bertha, Otto and Helen who are at
home. On February 3, 1914, his wife
died. On May 5, 1905, he was again
married to Margaret Ihnen, and to
this union were bom two children,
Arthur and John, who are at home.
He was a good father, and a kind
and loving neighbors always being
ready to help those in want with
whom he came in contact.
Funeral services were held from
the Presbyterian church of this city
on Monday, February 18th, conducted
by the Rev. Wm. G. Vahle pastor of
the Lutheran church, of Atkinson.
Burial was made in Prespect Hill
cemetery at O’Neill.
His many friends join with the sor
rowing family in their home of be
PRESENTED BY O’NEILL HIGH SCHOOL
Thursday, Feb. 28
At K. C. Hall
MATINEE AT 3:00 P. M. ADMISSION, 25c, & 35c.
Admission, 35c & 50c
Get Your Seat Reserved Early
At Reardon’s Drug- Store.
SALE BILLS—THE BEST AT THE FRONTIER
OFF IN TIME
Most of us need to recon
struct our living habits.
Doing so, will add to our
deposits in the bank and en
able us to seize some good
opportunity hot off the grid
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
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