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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (July 31, 1924)
VOLUMN XLV. O'NEILL, NEBRASKA. THURSDAY, JULY 31, 1924. NO. 9.
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A son was bom to Mr. and Mrs.
Ferdinand Kaup, of Stuart, on July
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. F. A. Pucket, of Atkinson, on
Homer Mullen came up from Lin
coln Tuesday for a short visit, return
A son, John Edward, was born to
Mr. and Mrs. John Rhode, living
north of O’Neill, on July 16th.
Attorney George Harrington made
a short business trip to Norfolk Mon
day, returning the same venlng.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Thomas and Miss
Gladys Williams spent several days
the past week visiting in Sioux City.
Charles Simmons residing in the
east end of the county, shipped a car
load of fat cattle from Page last Sat
The Stuart ball team shut out the
Long Pine team on the Stuart grounds
on July 20th, Stuart picked off six
Miss Mary Beha, of Lincoln, Ne
braska, is visiting at the home of her
aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. W. G.
Beha, in O’Neill.
Leo Carney was on the street last
Monday for the first time since he
suffered a broken leg while playing
ball in O’Neill on June 29th.
Mrs. M. R. Sullivan will go to Sioux
City Friday morning where she will
join Mr. Sullivan for a few days visit
with relatives in Sioux City.
Dr. Foley, of Stuart, lost his Hud
son car by fire on Tuesday of last
week. When the Dr. discovered the
fire he had barely time to get out of
Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Gust and little
daughter drove over to Bloomfield
Tuesday for a visit with Editor and
Mrs. W. H. Needham, parents of Mrs.
Miss Ella Mae Cubbage, of Hutchin
son, Kansas, is expected to arrive in
O’Neill Saturday for a vist at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zim
Mrs. Giarles Pruss is enjoying a
visit from three of her sisters, Mrs.
Joe Pruss, Mrs. Frank Prill and Miss
Emma Schulz, all of Glidden, Iowa,
who arrived in O’Neill last Saturday.
The W. C. T. U.twill meet at the
home of Mrs. M. Martin, Tuesday,
August 5th. The election of officers
for the coming year will be held at
this meeting. A large attendance is
Mr. and Mrs. E. D. Henry drove to'
Geneva last Friday where they spent
Sunday with their son, Paul and
family. Their daughter, Miss Eliga
beth, who has been visiting in Geneva
for three weeks, returned home with
Mrs. Emily Bowen has rented her
residence on the south side of Adams
street between Fifth and Sixth, to V.
B. Jones, who will take possession
August 17th. Mrs. Bowen expects to
visit her son Oren in Sioux City and
later will visit in California.
The gutter is being laid on the north
side of Douglas street east from the
Golden hotel comer. Considerable
agitation is being made for the con
struction of the curb south from the
Nebraska State bank and the O’Neill
Gas and q» station on Fourth street,
also west on Douglas. Fourth street
north from Douglas is being plowed
and graded and will be covered with
the gravel mixture similar to that
used on Douglas street.
How We Can
When your judgment seems to be
wrong and your efforts unprofitable,
you begin to realize the value of the
Thi3 bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
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Attorney Woodruff Ball, of Valen
tine, was in O’Neill Wednesday.
L. C. Chapman has been confined to
his home the past week by a slight
Mrs. Mary Cavanaugh, residing
south of O’Neill, has been on the sick
list this week.
M. F. Harrington will leave Satur
day for Seattle and the Puget Sound
country on legal business.
The dancing club gave a dance at
the Country Club Monday evening.
Cooper’s orchestra furnished the
Mrs. R. M. Sauers entertained the
members of her Sunday school class
at a 6:30 breakfast at the Countiry
Club last Tuesday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Bain and family,
of Gregory, South Dakota, are visit
ing at the home of the former’s
parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Bain.
Mrs. H. D. Grady and son, Master
Harry, went to Casper, Wyoming, on
July 18th, for a month’s visit with
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Hayes.
Peter W. Duify went over to Her
rick, South Dakota, Tuesday, where
he is attending the races. He has
several of his fast running horses
lhe Board of Supervisors were in
session Tuesday and Wednesday of
this week cleaning up the business for
the month. They have adjourned
until August 12th.
^Someone driving an areoplane
alighted in O’Neill Monday for the
purpose of carrying passengers, but
as the business was not as good as
expected he departed Wednesday.
Sam Green and family, of Ewing,
were O’Neill visitors Wednesday en
route home from a several days fish
ing trip at Lake Andes. They report
the big ones as biting slow at the lake.
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Curtis accom
panied Mrs. Knapp, mother of Mrs.
Curtis, to her home in Broken Bow,
Nebraska, Tuesday. Mrs. Knapp has
been visiting here for the past month.
Clara Belle Crane, of Stuart, was
committed to the Girls’ Industrial
Home at Geneva, last week by Judge
Dickson. Miss Loretta Sullivan ac
companied her to Geneva last Satur
The O’Neill first team will play a
return game with Royal next Sunday
at Reischlings park, south of Bruns
wick. The second team will go to
Newport and play Newport a re
C. J. Malone returned home Tues
day from Boulder, Colorado, where he
accompanied his family on an auto
trip recently. The family will remain
at the pleasure resorts for a few
weeks’ longer visit.
Mrs. R. H. Murray, Mrs. Dean and
Mrs. Clyde Streeter drove to Wayne
last week, where Miss Winifred Mur
ray had just completed the summer
course at the Normal. Miss Winifred
accompanied them home Saturday.
Dr. J. P. Gilligan was called to the
R. D. Cope home northeast of Page
last Monday, where he assisted Dr.
Barry, of Norfolk, and Dr. O. W.
French, of Page, in performing an
operation for appendicitis upon Mrs.
R. D. Copes.
Mrs. Hyman L. Whitman, and son,
Mitchell Oberle, returned Wednesday
to their home in Kansas City, follow
ing a six weeks visit to her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Oberle, at Op
portunity, and with his brother,
Howard Oberle and family at Dorsey.
Pruss Brothers have shipped twenty
eight ears of hogs this month to east
ern markets; most of the cars going
to Buffalo, New York, for export and
eastern consumption. Pruss Brothers
shipped seventy-five cars during May
and June most of which went to Buf
P. J. Hanley arrived in O’Neill last
Saturday from Portland, Oregon, for
an over Sunday visit with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Hanley. P. J. is
on his way to New York City where
he will attend the National Supreme
convention of the Knights of Colum
bus, as a delegate from Oregon. The
convention will be in session Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thursday of next
E. N. Purcell returned home Satur
day accompanied by his daughter,
Miss lola, who has been attending
Meisner School of Expression at
Omaha. Miss lola has completed the
eight week’s course. She took the
part of “Jane” in the closing play
“Happiness” Thursday evening. She
also gave a reading in the exercises
held Friday morning. Miss lola de
parted Saturday for Gillette, Wyom
ing, where she will join her mother
Henry Grady will formally assume
the duties of postmaster of the O’Neill
office Friday morning. Mr. Grady’s
commission arrived last week, at
which time the date of Friday, Aug
ust 1, was agreed upon with the re
tiring postmaster, M. H. McCarthy,
as most suitable for the transfer to
avoid the making out of extra reports.
The administration of the O’Neill
postoffice, one of the most important
outside of the large cities of the state,
for the past eight years by Mr. Mc
Carthy has been efficient, courteous
and accommodating to the public, and
a continuance of this service under
Mr. Grady is assured by all who know
him. Mr. Grady’s assumption of the
office on Friday is an indication that
the new postmaster does not h,old
with any of the old superstitions as
to that day of the week and as further
proof of the same he will inaugurate
his term by selling thirteen tow-cent
stamps for a cent and a quarter on
the opening day and as long there
after as agreeable to the postoffice de
Mrs. Isa L. Brundage left this morn
ing for her home in Omaha accom
panied by her two nieces, Miss Vivian
and Miss Gertrude Wrede.
J. II. Shultz has purchased the,
William Fallon residence property in j
the north end of town and again will!
become a resident of O’Neill. Mr. and '
Mrs. Schultz will return to O’Neill]
from Neligh, their present residence,!
week after next and will take posses
sion of their new home on September
1. Mr. Schultz declares business to
be exceedingly dull at both Neligh
and Norfolk and is firm in the belief
that O’Neill is one of the best towns
in north Nebraska.
The government has called for new
bonds in the sum of $3,000 each, ob
jecting to the form of the old one, in
the case of the Holt county parties
who were indicted about two weeks
ago by the federal grand jury on
a charge of conspiring to violate the
federal auto theft law. Federal Judge
Woodrough has fixed November 17th,
as the date.of trial which will be at
Norfolk. It is understood that the
parties will not be tried upon the
present indictments but that the grand
jury will be asked to return other
DEPUTY GAME WARDEN
SHOT NEAR LAUREL
For wounding Deputy Game War
den Elmer Heinzelman, of Lincoln,
formerly of O’Neill, with a shotgun
$fter the officer had arrested his
brother for fishing illegally with a
seine, a Cedar county farmer named
George Allen, living in the vicinity of
Laurel, will have to face the serious
criminal charge of shooting with mur
Three shots were fired by Allen
without provocation or warning, ac
cording to the report of the affair 1
received Tuesday over the long dis
tance telephone from Heinzelman at
Hartington, the county seat, to Chief
Game Warden George E. Roster, at
Lincoln. All were at close range. The
first two loads penetrated the hind
tires of the deputy warden’s automo
bile, in which he was starting away
from the Allen farm. The third struck
Heinzelman in his back and shoulders,
a number of large-sized shot lodging
in the flesh.
The deputy warden shot back three
times with his revolver, but none of
the balls hit Allen. The latter re
treated into his house, while Heinzel
man jnd an assistant who was with
him went on to Hartington, after re
placing the tires.
As soon as the shooting was re
ported to Chief Warden Roster, he in
structed Heinzleman tlo see the county
attorney and have a warrant issued
for Allen’s arrest on the charge of
shooting with intent to kill.
‘MONTANA JACR” IS
ROBBED OF DIAMONDS
The daily papers of last Thursday
contained the announcement that
Montana Jack Sullivan had been held
up and robbed by a couple of boys, in
Council Bluffs, where Jack had driven
with friends. According to the papers
Jack was relieved of about $5,000.00
worth of Diamonds and some money.
The other occupants of the car were
JERRY HOWARD WANTS
Omaha, Neb., July 12, 1924. '
To the Editor of The Fontier, O’Neill,
Please give space to the subjoined
which is a copy of a letter I mailed
to Hon. T. V. Golden, Chairman of the
If this project is ready by September
12 there will be Irish men and women
Etalore in O’Neill that day from east
2rn cities, also there will be a dele
gation from Denver under the leader
ship of Honorable John R. Scott, and
from Los Angeles under the influence
of Honorable Peter Murry.
“Omaha, Neb., July 11, 1924.
“Hon. T. V. Golden, Chairman, and
Members, O’Neill Monument Asso
“Gentlemen: I propose in a few
words to lay this patriotic and inter
national project before your organ
ization and the entire citizenship of
“In my letter to The Frontier of
Juno 13th, I stated what I told the
peop’c. oi Omaha about the “present”
residents of O’Neill. I would feel
greatly disappointed, therefore, if in
any way, they should fail to measure
up to my estimation of their patriot
“Now, Mr. Golden, it puzzles n e
why you are so skeptical, when you
say all the members of the organiza
tion, including yourself, feel that
there will be opposition to transferring
the remains and monument of Gen.
John O’Neill, the hero of the Battle
of Ridgeway, from Omaha to O’Neill,
the city founded by this Irish Martyr
“I am not certain that I should
have taken the advice of Mrs. E. F.
Gallagher and Mrs. C. B. Scott to
submit the purport of my mission to
O’Neill to the Woman’s Club. I would
have taken their advice immediately,
if it had not been for the fact that
so many in Omaha spoke of T. V.
Golden’s sterling patriotism. Conse
quently, my faith in Mr. Golden, to
gether with my long acquaintance
with M. F. Harrington, convinced me
that I could rely on the men to ac
complish this long neglected patriotic
I will sell at public sale at my residence, the C. B.
& Q. section house, in southeast part of O’Neill, on j
Saturday, Aug. 2
Beginning at 1:30 p. m.
I am going to sell all household goods, consisting
of Davenport, chairs, rocking chairs, dining table J
and chairs, tables, range, rugs, 2 beds, sewing ma- !
chine, fernery, all kitchen furniture and kitchen |
utensils, cupboard, kitchen cabinet, commode, child’s
bed, pedestals, pictures, lineoleum, washstand, high
chair, heating stove, washing machine, papering !
beards, stepladder, ladders, young chickens, pots
v ith flowers.
R. E. Kirkpatrick
Col. Jas. Moore, Auct. First National Bank, Clerk, j
and meritorious project.
“Let me digress from this subject
to prove my faith in the patriotism of
the women. A few days ago a dis
tinguished jurist, who has gone to
London, to confer with his Brother
Barristers, Judges, Lawyers, “Gal
loper Smith,” “Lloyd George” and
other Rascals, asked me to give him
a letter of introduction to friends of
mine in the Irish Republic, which he
was to visit. In the long list of
names I furnished him, I mentioned
only two men, because the colleens
are the most patriotic and intelligent
—God bless them—to give him an
accurate story about the Island of
Saints, Martyrs, Patriots and Schol
“Mr. Golden, it hardly seems pos
sible that the citizens of O'Neill will
or can ignore this international pro
ject, or that there is any denational
ized citizen, who will dare to oppose
this movement which, has the ap
proval of the entire Irish Race.
“Civic pride should prompt the en
tire population of O’Neill to aid and
encourage the movement in every way
“Your organization has two secre
taries and if they fail in the per
formance of their duties, dispense with
them, and appoint one Colleen.
“Consequently, I am returning the
Duffy-Johnston and Merchants 'Ex
press Co., bills and suggest that your
organization negotiate with these
firms—“The West Awake, the West
“Yours very sincerely,
I t nms < i -mt i m ^Br
FAST NEWPORT TEAM
DEFEATED HERE SUNDAY
The fast aggregation of ball play
ers came down from Newport last
Sunday and were defeated 5 to 1 by
the Shamrocks. The game was ex
citing and full of interesting plays
from start to finish. Lack of practice
was the cause of Newport’s defeat.
The O’Neill team played an extra
good game. Beha caught several nice
long high ones in center field that did
much toward winning the game.
Persons and Ford were the battery
for O’Neill: Gilpin and Murphy for
Newport. Strikeouts by Persons, 10;
by Gilpin 4; Bases on balls: Off Per
sons, 1; off Gilpin, 2. Errors: O’Neill
6; Newport 9. Hits Off Persons 6;
off Gilpin 9.
Lone Star, the Newport second
baseman knocked a home run in the
ninth which gave Newport their only
Following is the lineup:
Southland, 3b Enright, rf
Gilpin, p Beha, cf
Murphy,c McDonald, lb
Lone Star, 2b Martin, ss
Casteel, lb Butterfield, 3h -
L. Gilg, ss Ford, c
O. Gilg, If Willging, 2b
F. Johnson, cf Persons, p
Pittinger, rf Bazelman, If
Newport ... 00000000 1—1
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WHAT THEIR HANDS SAY
“I do the washing,” said Mrs. Smith’s
“I’ve forgotten what a washtub looks
like,” said the dainty fingers of Mrs.
Brown. For Mrs. Brown is a patron of
our laundry, where one of our many
serviecs takes the “washing” off her
hands and returns it clean and white at
a price which the Browns can easily
afford. If you are one of the Mrs. Smiths
call us up today.
You are as near as your phone.
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