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VOLUMN XLV. V ; , O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 1924. ,“ _”* NO. 14.
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Wm, Clark, Jr., was up from Page
Mr and Mrs. J. K. Bellar drove to
the state fair Tuesday.
D. Stannard has been on thd sick
list duiing the past week.
Miss Florence Ryan spent Sunday
with her parents in Fremont.
Miss Dorothy Dunhaver came home
from Norfolk Monday after having
spent Sunday with her parents.
M. A. Whaley, of the Opportunity
neighborhood, was in the city Wednes
day attending to business matters.
Mr. and Mrs. Willis Barker and
.Mr. and Mrs. Jake Erb motored to
I incoln Tuesday to attend the state
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur Burge, last Saturday, at their
home seventeen miles southwest of
Leo Mullen went to Sioux Falls,
South Dakota, Monday for a visit with
his sister, Mrs. Marian Rourke and
Miss Kathryn McCarthy left Sat
urday for Hamill, South Dakota,
where she will teach during the com
• ing school year.
Miss Elizabeth Ann, the one year
old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
McNally has been on the sick list dur
ing the past week.
The county board of supervisors ad
journed last Friday following a two
days regular session. They will meet
again September 23rd.
Mrs. Rose Haffner has been visit
♦ ing at the home of her daughter, Mrs.
Harry Snyder, northwest of Page, for
the past two weeks. She came home
Mrs. Vertie Black, of Anncar, left
Saturday for Pipestone, Minnesota, in
response to a message to come at once.
The message did not state the par
Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Loy enjoyed a
visit last week from their son, Harvey
end family, of Ft. Scott, Kansas.
Harvey is now an engineer in the
Miss Margaret Alworth went to
Tilden last Friday where she attended
institute Friday and Saturday pre
paratory to beginning a term of
school near Tilden.
Dr. D. C. O’Connor and family re
turned to their home in Eden Valley,
Minnesota, last week accompanied by
the doctor’s sister, Miss Margaret,
who will visit at their home for a
month. They were visiting here at
the home of the former’s parents, Mr.
and Mrs. James O’Connor.
The Frontier has been designated
as the paper in which the delinquent
tax list will be published this year.
The tax list will be published October
9th, 16th and 23rd.
Mrs. George Henry left last Friday
for ner home at Hanover, Montana,
following a two months’ visit with her
mother, Mrs. B. Martin and other
relatives in O’Neill.
Mr. and Mrs. J. U. Yantzi accom
panied by Ed Hagensick as chauffeur
drove to the state fair at Lincoln
Tuesday. They will visit at Milford
and other points enroute.
Wm. McElvain and sister, Miss
Helen, returned to their home at Fair
mont, Nebraska, Monday, following a
two week’s visit at the W. T. McEl
vain home south of O’Neill.
Dr. Joe Gallagher and son, who have
been visiting with their mother and
grandmother, Mrs. Mikql ^Gallagher,
■for ten days, returned to their home
in Toledo, Ohio, last Monday.
Rev. and Mrs. George Longstaff and
daughter, Miss Elsie, returned home
Wednesday morning from Boulder,
Colorado, where Mrs. Longstaff and
Miss Elsie have spent the summer.
An expert piano tuner from Omaha
will be at St. Mary’s Academy on
September 8th. Those wishing to
avail themselves of this opportunity
of having pianos tuned, kindly leave
name at the Academy.
Warren Hall, Lewis Zastrow, Erwin
Cronin and Gerald Phalin came home
the first of the week from Fort Des
Moines where they have attended the
Citizens Military Training camp dur
ing the month of August.
Miss Ida Craig departed for Chi
cago Wednesday afternoon where she
will take a course in public school
music at Columbia university this
year. She expects to stop a few days
at Tilden, Nebraska, enroute.
Mr. and Mrs. P. C. Donohoe drove
to Petersburg Saturday evening. Mrs.
Donohoe remained there for a visit
with her sister, Mrs. Art Duffy while
P. C. drove over to Tilden Sunday to
attend the golf tournament. They re
turned home Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bowen enter
tained a number of friends at a fish
dinner Monday at high noon. Those
present were Mr. and Mrs. George
Bowen, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Swigart,
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Curtis, Dr. A. H.
Corbett, Wm. Meyer.
Mrs. Grace Wilgus, of Atkinson,
Nebraska, on August 25th, filed a pe
tition for divorce from her husband,
Hobart Wilgus. The complaint
charges desertion, non-support and
abuse. They were married in Atkin
son, Nebraska, November‘21, 1921.
It’s the Best
We Know Of
A Certificate of Deposit in this
bank has many advantages over other
forms of investment.
The interest is always paid the day
it is due and it can always be con
verted into cash quickly if the money
is needed, or opportunity is presented.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Ed Weber, of Stuart, on August
j 21, 1924.
County Agent Fred W« Rose went
i to Lincoln Wednesday morning where
he will superintend an educational
exhibit consisting of four grades of
prairie hay. He also will have charge
of the exhibit furnished by the Girls
Sewing Club of Ewing.
Mrs. N. J. Clouse left Wednesday
for Norfolk where she will visit her
daughter, Mrs. A. L. Brown, for a
short time before going to Edmonton,
Alberta, Canada, where she expects to
spend a year with her daughter, Mrs.
1! F. Pratt and family,
Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Cronin and son,
of Omaha, stopped in O’Neill the first
of the week on their way from a two
months’ trip through Wyoming and
Colorado. While here they were the
guests of Mrs. Hannah Donohoe and
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Grady.
Mr and Mrs. Harold Zimmerman
drove up from Hastings last Saturday
for a short v.sit at the home of
Harold’s, pai ents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J.
Zimn;eiman. Their little daughter,
Patsy who has been visiting here for
a couple of weeks, accompanied them
home. Mrs. Clarence Zimmerman also
went to Hastings with them for a
A card from H. W Tomlinson, who
is attending the state fair at Lincoln
this week, states that they were
caught in the big rain that visited the
south Platte country last Friday.
Hank is getting Tie dope on all sides
of the presidential situation. He
heard Dawes and Phil La Follette in
Lincoln and Davis in Omaha during
the prevous week.
Martin Cronin writes from his homp
at 565 West 191st street, New York
City, that he arrived there O. K. and
has been taking in the sights. In part
his letter reads: “We are living on
Washington Heights; it is a nice cool
place here all the time. This place is
principally apartment houses and
within thfee blocks of me there are
eight new apartment going up at this
Ray Zimmerman has just completed
the installation of a large fish pond on
his ranch ten miles northeast of
O’Neill. The fish emporium has been
constructed in a draw with a large
Concrete dam across the lower end
with a concrete spillway. The pond is
being stocked with bass, pickerel and
croppies, which will be large enough
for the table in a couple or three
J. M. Hunter, H. J. Hammond, Frank
Phalin. Ira Moss and Miss Grace Ham
mond went to Lake Andes, South Da
kota, last Sunday, with the desire and
ambition to land a few large bass, but
their hopes were shattered by the
high winds and other conditions which
were not favorable to bass fishing.
They returned home Tuesday with a
number of croppies and other fish and
The Frontier is continually adding
new names to its already large sub
scription list. Miss Margaret Al
worth, who is teaching school at Til
den, will read its columns during the
school year. Floyd Pilger and family
have decided the only way to know
what is going on over the county is to
read The Frontier. It has not been
the policy of this paper to brag about
its circulation, but we venture to say
that The Frontier’s subscription list
is larger than any two other papers
in the county at the present time.
The Holt county fair will soon be
here. The dates are September 23,
24, 25 and 26. A number of farmers
are arranging to bring in horses, cat
tle, hogs and poultry, as well as a
complete display of grains and forage
feeds. The farmers should take an
interest in making the Holt county
fair the best fair in this part of the
state. The crop conditions are as good
in Holt county as in any county in Ne
braska. d'hose who have traveled
over the country say that Holt
county crops will average up with the
crops in any part of the agricultural
district. Bring your exhibit to the
Holt county fair.
Mr. and Mrs Fred W. Rose enter
tained a number of their friends at
a wienie roast Monday evening among
the ghosts in the Ghost Light Oil Dis
trict near the James Connolly ranch
twelve miles northwest of O’Neill.
The ghosts however, failed to join the
party, notwithstanding the fact that
the many lucid stories were conducive
to their appearance. These who par
took of the weinies were: Jdr. and
Mrs. James Connoll^ and family; Ed
Early; Mrs. A. L. Willcox; Miss Helen
Willcox; Mrs. H. E. Coyne; Captain
and Mrs. Francis Brennan; Miss
Bernadette Brennan; Mrs. J. B. Ryan;
Clement Ryan; Miss Loretta Ryan;
Miss /da Chapman; C. W. Conklin; Ed
O’Donnell, Miss Katherine Roskoff,
Miss Lose Taylor, Orman Kelley and
The two steeple jacks who spent a
couple of days painting flagpoles in
in O’Neill last week, met grief at West
Point Sunday when they were picked
up by the police charged with the
theft of a Durant car from Lyle
Bentz, of Norfolk. Saturday after
noon, while painting a pole in Nor
folk these two men told a reporter for
The Norfolk News that a car was ab
solutely necessary in their business.
They had left their last in O’Neill,
they said, and had one in Kansas City
where it had been stored since a trip
there two years previous. They gave
the names of Irvan Smith and E. W.
Hayes of San Diego, California. Mon
day afternoon they were arraigned be
fore a judge for examination and were
informed that their offense would per
haps draw a penitentiary sentence.
During the night they dug tlheir way
to liberty through the walls of the
jail and are still at large.
MAKES A CLEANING
Federal Enforcement Officer Robert
Samardick, accompanied by four as
sistants, traveling in two cars, drove
from Omaha to O’Neill Saturday and
began collecting violators of the Vol
stead law for whom warrants had
been previously issued. At the con
clusion of the raid Sunday afternoon
eleven citizens were resting in the
county jail and two O’Neill men and
three Spencerites for whom warmats
had been issued could not be located.
All of the men were arrested upon
evidence furnished by stool pigeons
who have been working in this terri
tory for the past two months or more.
It is reported that there are yet a
number upon whom warrants have
not been issued on whom the stool
pigeons have several “buys.”
By special agreement Officer Samar
dick allowed those taken in the clean
up to give bond in the sum of $2,000
to the County Judge for their appear
ance in federal court in Norfolk on
September. 15th. Wednesday Federal
Officer Davis came up and accompanied
the “boys” to Norfolk where they
furnished bonds in federal court.
Those who made the trip to Nor
folk Wednesday accompanied by their
Clair Cannon and Gene Bauman, of
Frank Mohr and Thomas Strong, of
George Janaszak and John G. Kel
kowski, of Atkinson.
James Rosengren, of Spencer.
George Parker, of Stuart.
Frank Summers, Bert Gunn, Joel
Parker, Hugh McKenna, Buz Bowden
and Wm. Pinkerman, of O’Neill.
A number of the men taken in the
clean-up have been under arrest on
liquor charges before. Some have
paid tines in county court and others
have cases pending in the district
court and also in the federal court.
Toel Parker and Hugh McKenna were
rresU 1 in the raid made by the state
officers about three weeks ago.
Harry Snyder living about twelve
miles southeast of O’Neill, has just
completed the erection of a large
modern residence 28x28 feet ffrith a
full basement and a full attic. The
farm is modern throughout. Mr.
Snyder’s farm was among the first
farm homesteaded in the county, and
was homesteaded by Barney Stewart
father of the late auctioneer by that
ivame, and was a land mark from the
beginning of the settlement.
Everyday problems of finance—
large or small—are the portion of
everyone. Opportunities for invest
ment—some good, some bad—are
offered every day; means of financing
personal ventures must be considered
and all of them ought to be submitted
to your banker for advice.
We are in business to help our de
positors and clients to solve their prob
lems. It’s the reason our officers are
not kept behind closed doors; it’s the
reason they have comfortable visitors’
chairs at their elbows. Drop in to
see us anytime.
We Pay 5% On Savings.
The Nebraska State JBaijk
A daughter was born on August
24th, to Mr. and Mis. George Stracke,
Miss Agnes Shoemaker spent
several days last week at Stuart, Ne
braska, the guest of Miss'Alice Criss.
J. P. Gallagher and brother, Dr. Joe
Gallagher, of Toledo, Ohio, came home
Saturday evening from a few days
bass fishing at Marsh lake in Cherry
county. The editor of this paper can
vouch for the fact that they caught a
nice string of bass because our table
was decorated the following day with
a large one that weighed four pounds
after it was dressed. They caught
about eighty in all.
State Journal: “Announcement is
made of the approaching marriage of
Miss Ruth M. Page to William P. Par
ker, both of Lindoln, which will take
place August 31, at the home of Miss
Page’s sister, Mrs. 0. F. Adams, of
Omaha." Miss Page is the daughter
of Mrs. S. A. Page, of Page.
SERVICES AT THE
Regular servises will be held in the
Presbyteran church next Sunday
morning and evening at the usual
REV. GEO. LONGSATFF, Pastor.
Are You Coming
To The Fair?
What are you going to exhibit? This is your Fair. Boost it. Every day
is a big day. Chariot Races, Running Races, Relay Races, Merry-Go-Round,
Rides, Bowery Dance N’everything—N’everything.
Come To The Fair
September 23, 24, 23, 26
Friday, September 26th is Childrens’ Day. All children 15 years old and
under admitted free on this day. Remember this is kids Parade Day. All
kids 10 years and 6 months and under we want in this parade. Get the boy a
dog, pony, pet or something. Girls have a doll or buggy or any kind of a pet.
Every kid—boy or girl in this Parade will receive 25c in cash, after 1st, 2nd
and 3rd money has been paid out. Cash premiums will be paid when parade
is over. Parade forms at the Floral Hall at 2:30 sharp. Parade will be in
charge of Miss Irenaeia Biglin and assistants.
Remember this is your Fair. Come, bring the family and kids.
A. J. Hahn, Pres. Jacob Hirsch, Vice-Pres.
John L. Quig, Secretary-Treasurer.
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