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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (March 13, 1924)
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VOLUMN XLIV. O'NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1924. NO. 4l.
The Best Way
The best way to get ahead financi
ally is to save money today, tomor
row and every day. Put it in a sav
ings bank, where it earns interest
and, one of these fine mornings, an
Opportunity for investment will pre
sent itself, and you'll be prepared.
Join the large number of depositors
who are regular savers at our bank,
we pay 5% interest
The Nebraska State Bank
J. K. Aaberg was a passenger to
Sioux City Wednesday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Linehart, of
Chambers, are again located in their
residence in this city.
The Ladies Bible class of the Pres
byterian church will hold a Food Sale
at Bay’s store, Saturday afternoon.
Frank Harrington filed on the demo
crat ticket last Saturday for the office
of representative of the 64th district
Dean Render came down from Val
entine Monday morning and held
communion services at the Episcopal
Mrs. O. O. Newman, of Opportunity,
spent several days last week visiting
at the home of Mrs. H. W. Tomlinson,
A. C. Morton who has been residing
on Hie Ditch Camp rapch, has rented
the Madison residence in the south
west part of the city, and has moved
Stuart has organized a Community
Club. FWlowing is the list of officers:
J. C. Flfnnigan, president; Peter En
gler, 1st vice president; Geo. Hytrek,
2nd vice-president; D. A. CrisB, treas
urer; Wm. Krotter? secretary.
In renewing her subscription to The
Frontier Mrs. Henrietta Timm, of
Bellville, Texas, writes that she does
not want to miss a copy of The Fron
tier telling about people and their do
ing in good old Holt county and
The O’Neill High School basket ball
team met Pawnee City Thursday
afternoon and were defeated 11 to 6.
The members of the team remained in
Lincoln for the remainder of the
tournament, returning home Sunday
Mr. and Mrs. P.. B. Harty spent
Sunday with relatives at Randolph,
G. D. Myers expects to leave next
Saturday for Seneca, Kansas, where
he has purchased a twelve, ton arti
ficial ice plant which is now in opera
tion. Mr. Myers has been connected
with the electric light plant here since
T. M. Spoor, Shenandoah, Iowa,
shipped a carload of personal property
to O’Neill last week, and will occupy
the Grant ranch near AnnCar post
office about thirty miles northwest of
O’Neill, as soon as the present occu
pant vacates the place which will be
some time next week.
Harold Zimmerman and Paul Henry
drove to Hastings, Nebraska, Wednes
day. Harold will take charge of a
new Centralizing station which the
David Cole Creamery Company are
installng in Hastings. Paul will go
to Geneva to visit his family for a
couple of weeks. Mrs. Zimmerman
and children will go to Hastings in a
Joe Bendey, living about thirteen
miles northeast of O’Neill, was in
O’Neill receiving medical attention
last Thursday. Joe has a goat. Mr.
Goat attacked Joe from the rear un
expectedly and Joe landed upon a
cement walk, accompanied by four
pails which he was carrying at the
time of the visit from the goat. The
knee was badly bruised but no bones
The High School Ponies, is the title
of the basket ball team that has been
winning plenty of laurels this year.
The lads have played five games and
have won all of them with very de
cisive scores. The games played were
two with Bassett, 25 to 10 and 19 to 4;
two with Stuart 34 to 6 and 13 to 6;
A BIG ADVANTAGE
Every man ought to know
exactly what he can do in
case a good opportunity is
presented. The right bank
ing connection makes this
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
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one with Atkinson, 11 to 6. The mem
bers of the team are Francis Welsh,
F; Gerald Phalin, G; Erwin Cronin,
F; Jack Arbuthnot, G; Francis Bazel
man, C; - Quinn, C; Warren
Mrs. L. L. Richardson and Mrs.
Clarence Zimmdrman entertained a
few relatives ar.d friends at the home
of Mrs. Richardson Tuesday evening
as a farewell party to Mr. and Mrs
Harold Zimmerman and family who
are moving to Hastings, Nebraska.
The evening was spent at cards.
Luncheon was served. Those present
were: Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Zimmer
man, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Cooper, Mr.
and Mrs T. R. Cooper, Mr. and Mrs.
L. W. Arnold, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Zimmerman, Mr. and Mrs. L. L.
ORGANIZATION IS PERFECTED
FOR EAST SIDE IN BIG
COUNTY CROW HUNT
Holt county's big crow shoot, which
starts on March 15th, and continues
for forty-five days, is attracting much
attention throughout the county. Not
only are sportsmen taking much in
terest in the campaign to rid the
county of the pests, but those who
never have shot a gun are also giving
the drive their financial as well as
Owing to extensive crow hunts in
neighboring counties, the birds have
fled to Holt county by the hundreds of
Besides the $300 purse appropiated
by the county supervisors, the mer
chants of the nine towns in the county
will offer individual prizes to the hunt
ers and other residents of the county
are subscribing money for ammuni
The county has been dmden mto
two equal districts, the east and west.
The dividing line is the range line be
tween Ranges 12 and 13, which runs
one and one-half miles east of Emmet.
Two hundred dollars of the reward
will go to the district killing the most
crows during the period and one hun
dred dollars to thfc losing side.
James McPharlin of O’Neill in cap
tain of the east district of the county
and Mose Campbell of Atkinson of
the western one. The executive com
mittee for the eastern district is M.
F. Kirwin, chairman; James Davis,
J. M. Hunter, W. E. Conklin and L.
C. Peters. All are of O’Neill. The
western committee is yet to be select,
ed. The several precinct captains will
be announced in a few days.
Heretofore the county has been kept
fairly free of crows through the eff
orts of the county game protective
association, which stages spring and
fall drives but they are unable to
successfully cope with the infux of
crows seeking refuge from the poorly
aimed but loud talking scatter guns
of Holt county’s neighbors.
HIGH SCHOOL NOTES.
The members of the _ Professional
Training class are beginning their
practice teaching. They must teach
twenty-four twenty minute periods.
Each member of the class will teach
one full day in our Ward school since
this will give them problems more
nearly like the ones they will en
counter in their own schools.
Mary Sullivan entered the Eighth
Several of the class are absent this
week on account df illness.
The class spent Wednesday drilling
on the participle.
Fifth and Sixth B.
The following are absent from
school on account of sickness: Don
ald Elvidge, Ralph Tomlinson, Atlee
Graves, Gladys Hough, Irene Brown,
Mae Mazelle Martin, Maxine Sim
mons, Helen Rosier.
The Normal Trainers are doing
practice teaching in our room this
week Mabel Gaughenbaugh taught
Fifth grade geography this morning
and Florence Gunn is to teach to
Bennett Sanders, Thomas Liddy,
Mavis Thompson, Alfred Schlousky,
Cletei Walton and Luella Crandall
are absent this week on account of
Mary Brown, Loree Plank, Ruth
Leech, Robert Smith, Max Hough and
George Madison are absent from
school on account of the measles.
The Second grade was sorry to lose
Mildred Hendricks, who moved ^ to
Many pupils are absent this week
because of measles.
The Fifth and Sixth grade gave
the Fourth grade a peanut feed Tues
The Fourth grade language class
have been studying “The Return To
The Farm,'* by Troyon this week.
Lola Knapp and Leslie Uhl had
charge of the geography recitations
Wednesday and Thursday for their
practice teaching work.
Grades Seven A and Six B.
There are nineteen pupils absent
because of illness.
Russell Winegartner, Della Har
nish and Bessie Brennan are doing
practice beaching in the Seventh
grade geography class.
CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINA
TION FOR POSTMASTER
AT O’NEILL, NEBRASKA
The United States Civil Service
Commission announce a competitive
examination for postmaster in O’Neill.
This examination is held under the
President’s order and not under the
civil service act and rules.
Competitors will not be required to
report for examination at any place,
but will be rated upon their educa
tion and training, business experience
Apply to the secretary of the board
of civil service examiners at the post
office in this city or to the United
States Civil Service Commission,
Washington, D. C., for application
Form 2241 and Form 2213 containing
definite information in regard to the
Applications must be properly exe
cuted on Form 2241, and filed with the
Civil Service Commission, Washing
ton, D. C., prior to the hour of closing
business on April 8, 1924.
UNITED STATES CIVIL
Tuesday being the regular meeting
day of the Parent-Teacher’s Associa
tion a very enthusiastic meeting was
held in the auditorium of the Public
After a very interesting program
several lively discussions occurred.
The subjects of these discussions were
“Limitation of Price of Graduation
Dresses,” “Tardiness,” and “Home
-The Association wishes to thank
Miss DeMaris Stout and her pupils
for their contribution to the program.
The solo by Miss Wabs and the
selection by the St. Mary’s Glee club
were well-rendered and enjoyed by
The program was as follows:
Selection—The Home Town Band
—High School Orchestra.
Song—My Bed in a Boat—Merle
Reading—A Little Soldier of France
Solos — Morning Wind — Noreen
Reading—The Home With Nobody
In It—Iola Percell
Selection—An Indian Lullaby—St.
Mary’s Glee Club.
Selection—Japanola— High School
MRS. JAMIMA D. WELLS.
Mrs. L. A. Carter was called to
Clyde, Kansas, last Sunday, by the
death of her mother, Mrs. Jamima D.
Wells, who died at the home of her
brother, where she has been visiting
for the past three months.
The deceased was about seventy-five
years old and has made her home with
her daughter, Mrs. L. A. Carter in
this city for some time. Little is
known of the cause of her death at
this time excepting that she died very
suddenly. She has been in apparently
good health and spirits until at least
a few days previous to her death.
The funeral services were held at
MRS EMMA KUNZ DEAD.
(Stuart Advocate, March 6)
Mrs. Emma Kunz died at her home
in Stuart a little after four o'clock
this morning, following an illness of
several weeks duration. It was
thought that she was improving un
til very recently and her many friends
will be sorry to learn of her death.
Her daughter, Miss Margaret, arrived
from Burwell Wednesday evening.
Funeral services will be held at St.
Boniface church at ten o’clock Satur
day forenoon, and interment will be
in the Stuart cemetery.
To Our hhhmmhhh
Custi >111 ers & Friends
During the month of March we will share our profits with our customers:
March 17, 24 and 31
We will sell all Shoes at 20% Discount __
March 20 and 27
We will sell Yardage, that is all piece goods, such as Percales and Ginghams etc., at 20% Discount
March 19 and 26
We will sell Men’s Shirts, both Dress and Work at 20% Discount.
March 14, 21and 28
We will sell all Underwear both Mens’ and Women’s at 20% Discount.
March 18 and 25
We will sell Ladies’ Coats and Dresses, Sweaters for Ladies and Men, Leather Vests and Coats
at 20% Discount. . . .
On these days and on none others you can buy these goods at this Discount. Come in and look
our prices over. If you can’t save money don’t buy. _^
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