The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965, February 28, 1924, Image 1

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The Frontier.
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System Counts
In everything, systematic procedure
wins. Hit and miss tactics always
This applies with equal force to
saving money. Save systematically.
Put away a stated minimum amount
every payday, or every so often, and
the rapid accumulation will surprise
On our books are many successful
people who save regularly—in good
times and bad—and most of them
started with only a dollar. You can
do it, too. We pay 5 per cent on
The Nebraska State Bank
A daughter was bom Monday to
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Biglin Monday.
Miss Mildred Palmer, of Page,
spent Sunday with Miss Irene Cole
of this city.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs. L.
E. Stamp, residing four miles north,
last Sunday.
A daughter was bom to Mr. and
Mrs. John Storjohann, iof Phoenix,
last Friday.
George Savidge of the Hanford
Creamery Company, made a trip up
on the Winner line today.
Art Wyant went to Omaha Wednes
day and expects to drive home a new
Dodge car which he has sold.
Mrs. Wm. Gatz went to Bazille
Mills Wednesday for a visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Welsh.
L. W. Arnold filed Wednesday for
the office of county assessor of Holt
county, on the democratic ticket.
Roy Myers came over from
Creighton the first of the week and
has been reading the light meters this
Anton Toy went to Omaha Sunday
morning and has been spending the
week purchasing goods for his general
Mrs. L. W. Arnold returned Tues
day from Elgin where she has been
visiting with Mrs. Nathan Arnold apd
A nine pound daughter was bom to
Mr. and Mrs. Ross Harris, of Emmet,
at the Gilligan hospital in this city,
Saturday momipg.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Alfs, who have
resided about nineteen miles north
west of O’Neill for the past forty
years, are in O’Neill today. Mr. Alfs
is here as a witness in a case which
will come before the district cqurt.
Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Myers returned
home last Friday from Omaha where
Mrs. Myers recently submitted to an
operation in a hospital.
H. B. Hubbard came home Wednes
day night from Lincoln where he has
been looking after real estate in
terests during the past week.
Mrs. Eva S. Ziemer returned Mon
day evening from a several^ weeks
visit with her daughter, Mrs, Oscar
Marcotte, at Emiret, Minnesota.
Mrs. P. L. Henry and daughter,
Miss Patricia Jane, went to Geneva
Wednesday for a visit with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Cox.
Thomas Brennan, manager, of the
Harding Cream Company of this city,
was in Martin, South Dakota, Wed
nesday, in the interest of the com
At the meeting of the school board
of the O'Neill public school on Mon
day evening, February 18th, the entire
force of teachers' were reelected for
the coming vear.
A recent communication from Con
Keys, who went to St. Catherine
hospital at Omaha a couple of weeks
ago, states that he is recovering
rapidly from a recent illness.
Six or eight inches of snow fell over
this part of the state last Friday night
and Saturday. The warm weather of
the past few days has caused consider?
able of the snow to disappear,
A meeting of a number of men
interested in the extermination of the
crows was held at the McPharlin bar
ber shop Wednesday evening and will
cooperate in the crow hunt movement
that is being waged all over thiB part
of the state. A meeting has been
called for Friday night at the K. C.
club rooms and everyone interested
in the killing of the crows should be
K. C. Opera House
Starting, Monday, March 3rd
Chase-hister Stock Company
(Good Enough For Anybody)
Our Own Good Orchestra
Our Own Special Scenery
At Every Performance
Romance of The Ozarks
“The Phantom Train”
A Story of Old Arkansaw
Regt Seats Reserved, 55 cents.
Balcony t . . . . 40 cents.
Children.25 cents.
Seats on sale at Reardon’s
S. E. Kelley, a candidate for the
office of county judge on the non
political ticket, was down from At
kinson last Tuesday.
The W. C. T. U. met at the home of
Mrs. F. Bain, Tuesday, February 19th.
The next meeting will be at the home
of Mrs. Geo. Bressler, Tuesday,
March 4th. An apron and food sale
will be held the last week in March.
J. W. Hiber was in Omaha most of
last week and the early part of this
week studying radio and equipping
himself with the latest ideas in pre
paration for the building of receiving
sets of the latest type during the com
ing year.
T. P. Wade came up from Sioux
City Monday and spent the day look
ing after business at the court house.
Mr. Wade was engaged in the grain
business at Page for many years and
enjoys a wide acquaintance over the
eastern part of the county.
Inman Leader: Bom to Mr. and
Mrs. V. W. Bobisud last Thursday a
girl. The Bobisud family live i at Ver
digre but Mrs. Bobisud has been
visiting her parents here for the past
several weeks. The little one has
been named Mary Josephine.
George Lang, of Mapleton, Minne
sota, arrived here last Saturday, for
a visit with his uncle, Donald Mc
Clellan. These gentlemen had not
met fo • "o! +y years, and enjoyed talk
ing over r’d *‘mes until within a half
hour if ' .'oath of Mr. McClellan
which ouerred at 5:30 Monday after
J. C. Stein received three pheas
ants from the state game warden last
fall and Mr. Stein states that the birds
are staying around the place and
seem to be very contented. The same
condition exists among other consign
ments which have been received dur
ing the past couple of years. If the
farmers in the locality of the different
coveys will tfake an interest in guard
ing the pheasants in a few years there
will be plenty for an open season.
Inman Leader: Fire of unknown
origin consumed the farm residence on
what is known as the Schultz farm
west of Inman, last Sunday morning
about 8 o'clock. The farm is .occu
pied by the Odger family who recently
moved on. Mr. Odgers arose Sunday
morning and , built a fire in the heat
ing stove and then went back to bed.
The fire caught in the iJpstairs rooms
and the family who were sleeping
down stairs did not realize the build
ing was afire until the whole upper
part was in blaze. The family barely
had . time to escape in their night
cloths. Nothing was saved. Since
the fire the family have been staying
part of them at the Joe Wagman
home and part at the Casper Wagman
home. Tuesday new clothes and some
household furniture were purchased
and given to the family and they will
go to housekeeping on the Bush farm
which is leased by Peter Roudybush.
The Schultz farm where the fire oc
curred is owned by Fred Barclay of
The case of William Poessnecker vs.
Charles Knapp came on in court the
latter part of last week. This was a
case involving a sale of real estate.
After the case had progressed for
some time the Judge took the case
from the jury and found for the de
The State of Nebraska vs. Charles
Green was tried tio a jury who return
ed a verdict for the defendant. This
is a case wherein Green was accused
of unlawfully giving intoxicating
liquor to one Herman DeGroff, on
February 5, 1928. The parties in
volved reside near Amelia.
William Pinkerman plead guilty to
possession of intoxicating liquor and
was sentenced to sixty days in jail.
Monday morning the case of
Charles Daugherty vs. Zimron But
terfield began with a crowded court
room. Daugherty was suing Butter
field for $20,000 damages for an
alleged assault upon Mrs. Charles
Daugherty, his wife, on or about noon
of October 4, 1923, and while Mrs.
Daugherty was driving the mail op
the route to, Star. Many witnesses
were examined op both sides of the
case. The jury after deliberating for
about ten hours brought in a verdiot
for the defendant, Butterfield.
The first of the alleged auto steal
ing caseB came on Wednesday when
the case of The State of Nebraska vs.
Horace Henefin came to trial. The
case is expected to be given to the
jury this evening. Attorney General
Spillman has sent Attorney C. E.
Matson, county attorney of Lancaster
county, here to assist County Attorney
Julius D. Cronin in trying the several
alleged auto stealing cases that are
expected to come up at this term of
A public meeting has been called
for Friday evening, February 29th, at
the K. C. club rooms at eight oVfiock
for the purpose of arranging to take
part in tfie county-wide crow hunt
which will be held in the near future.
This is a matter that vitally con
cerns everyone in the county and each
person who can take part in a crow
hunt or who is in sympthy with the
movement should make it a point to be
at this meeting. The crows have be
come a menace to the farmers of the
county and an effort is going to be
made to exterminate them from this
Big Crow Hunt Will Start March
15th and End April 30th.
At the regular meeting of the
county board of supervisors this
(Thursday) morning, an appropria
tion of $300.00 was made by the board
to be used in connection with the
eradication of the crows of the county
which have become a menace.
The county has been divided into
two equal parts by an imaginary line
drawn on the range line between
ranges twelve and thirteen, which is
located about one and one-half miles
east of Emmet, and running north
and south through the county.
James H. McPharlin, of O’Neill,
has been chosen as the captain for
the east one-half ofbhe county and
Mose Campbell, of Atkinson, will have
charge of the west one-half of the
county. These captains have the
power to appoint sub-captains in their
territory who will report to their
main captains during the big shoot
which will begin March 15th and will
continue until twelve o'clock on the
night of April 30th.
The sum of $300.00 will be given
to defray a part of the expense of the
shoot in the following manner:
$200.00 will be given to the side kill
ing the largest number of crows, and
$100.00 will be given the losing side.
The big crow hunt will terminate
with a banquet following the close of
the shoot. The location of the ban
quet to be designated by the losing
The members of the county board
are receiving the congratulations of
the farmers who have been fighting
the crows and should be commended
for their action taken in assisting in
fighting these pests. In another part
of The Frontier will be found the
statement of many farmers scattered
over the county, in regard to the
heavy loss sustained by reason of the
-rows during the past year.
Mrs. Horacek is on the sick list.
Prof. Null, who has been ill the past
week, is again in the school room.
Grandma Bell is confined to her
hofne with an attack of the grippe.
Mr. and Mrs. Chris Madson, of
Amelia, were Chambers visitors Mon.
Alvin Gibson came up from Loretto,
Thursday, for a short visit with his
parents Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gibson.
A baby boy, weight 7 lbs. came to
brighten the home of Mr. and Mrs.
John Widman, of Amelia, February
Mrs. Frank Dyke, who has been
seriously ill the past week is recup
erating nicely much to the satisfac
tion of her many friends.
Otto Greenstreet and sister, Miss
Stella, (left Tuesday, with a truck
load of furniture, for Oakdale where
they expect to run an up-to-date res
taurant and bakery.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Myers, and son
Richard, came to Chambers Sunday.
They ejJpect to move their household
effects to Chambers in the near future
and Frank will go into the shoe re
pairing business.
Word came from Carrol, Nebraska,
that professor and Mrs. C. 0. Rich
ardson, formerly of Chambers, are
the proud parents of a 6 pound baby
girl born February 17th. The little
lady was named Evelyn Romaine.
The high school students paraded
the main street of Chambers, Monday,
giving their class yells. Ralph Hoff
man led the procession carrying the
silver cup that the basket ball boys
won at the tournament at Wayne.
Mr. Hoffman also carried off the hon
ors of being the best goal shooter at
the tournament.
The marriage of Mr. Lloyd Gibson
and Miss Winnie McClanahan took
place at Council Bluffs, Iowa, Mon
day, February 18th. Mr. Gibson is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Gibson,
and Mrs. Gibson is the eldest daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. John McClanahan and
is a graduate of the 1923 class of the
Chambers high school. Both have a
wide circle of friends in and around
Chambers who wish them hafppiness
and prosperity., They will be at home
to their friends at O’Neill, Nebraska.
The Chambers boy’s basket ball
team won the championship in class
C at the 6th annual northeast Ne
braska, basket ball tournament at
Wayne. The boys won four games
defeating Orchard, Waterbury,
Dakota City, and Bancroff. The Nor
folk Daily News has this to say of the
final game with Bancroff. The Cham
bers-Bancroff game was exceptionally
fast and hard fought, continuing the
close battles that had been featured
the class C Iplaying throughout the
tournament, the Chambers quint made
up of all small sized men displayed
some of the best team work that was
seen at the tournament.
(Inman Leader)
Geo. Davies, Joe Gallagher and J.
S. Jackson went to Ainsworth Wed
nesday to attend the annual meeting
of the Blue Pole Highway Associa
tion. The meeting was held under
the direction of the Ainsworth Com
mercial Club which organization done
themselves proud in the matter of
entertainment. The delegates from
the eastern part of the state were met
at Long Pine and conveyed to Ains
worth by auto. A big banquet was
O’Neill, Nebraska
held in the basement of the Parish
church at 8 o’clock, where plates were
laid for 150. The long tables were
decorated in appropriate style, a min
iture blue pole highway running down
the center of the tables. After the
banquet the members repared to the
high school auditorium where the pro
gram of the evening was carried out.
The program consisted of musical sel
ections by a male quartetf address of
weldome by Mayor A. L. Moyer of
Ainstatorth and response by President
W. H. Blakeman, of Norfolk. Others
delivering short talks on roads were
Geo. Woltz, C. T. Bowen, E. O. Coch
rane, Arthur C, Bowring, and P* C*
Clement. R. L. Cochran, state en
gineer, and A. C. Tulley, divisioin en
gineer, also delivered addresses.
(Ewing Advocate)
Miss Daisy Mae Campbell and Mr.
Ivan H. Schaeffer were married at
Sioux City, Iowa, on February 12,
1924, Rev. J. L. Pickett, of the Mem
orial Baptist Church, officiating. The
ceremony took place at the home of
Mrs. Couch, an old friend of the
bride’s family, Miss Phyllis Couch and
Raymond Ocuch acting as bridesmaid
and best man.
The bride and groom returned
Thursday evening to the home of the
bride’s parents, near Bliss, where a
reception was tendered them. They
will reside on a farm southwest of
Clearwater, where the bride and her
brother have farmed the past two
The bride is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Herb Campbell, highly re
spected residents and old settlers in
the Bliss neighborhood.
E. E. Cole was in the O’Neill mar
ket Monday with a load of hogs.
The snow of Saturday and Sunday
was beneficial to fall grain, which is
in good condition.
Martin Stauffer and Emmett Wertz
drove to Niobrara Saturday on busi
ness returning home the same day.
The farm sale of Mr. Reese, of
Knoxville, was well attended and prop
erty selling at satisfactory prices.
Charier Oole who has been iU for
s<jme time is reported recovering
■srotawseseous attack of rheumatism.
There appears to be an unusual de
mand for farms by renters and sev
eral changes will be made March 1st,
in this part of the county.
Some loss of cattle in stock fields
are (reported. We hire Inclined to
think farmers that do not pasture
stalk fields are to the good, financially.
Emmett Wertz was on the Page
market recently with sixty-six head
of Poland China’s that averaged 320
pounds, selling at top prices for that
John Slack, of Dorsey, and Arthur
Tomlinson, of Knoxville, purchased
pedigreed stock at the Wertz farm
last week, Mr. Slack, an Aberdeen
Angus sire, and Mr. Tomlinson, a
Poland China.
Farmers in this part of the county
realize that good stock with proper
care is remunerative and not as ex
pensive to raise as poor stock. We
notice some very good cattle and hogs
on farms in this part of Holt county
and we note a sentiment to improve
cattle and hogs by purchasing in
dividuals of a satisfactory standard.
This bank is interested in
its customers. It does not
deal in doubtful securities.
It likes the accounts of our
young people.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
O'Neill National