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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 11, 1924)
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VOLUMN XLV. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1924. NO. 15.
Frank Harrington returned home
Monday from a several months’ tour
of the west.
The W. C. T. U. will hold a food
sale at Bay’s store Saturday after
noon, September 13th.
Leo Mullen returned home Monday
from a visit with his sister, Mrs.
Rourke, at Sioux Falls, South Da
Bob Watson arrived here Monday
evening from Sioux City, Iowa, to at
tend the funeral of Mrs. P. D. Bazel
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Graves and
children drove to Hamlet, Nebraska,
last Saturday for a visit with his
A parent-teachers association meet
ing will be held ati school auditorium
Tuesday, September 16th, Everybody
Master Elmer Snyder, who has been
visiting with his uncle and aunt, Mr.
and Mrs. Les Hough, returned to his
home at Pierce the first of the week,
Mrs. F. B. Pine and daughter, Miss
Esther, returned home last week from
Salt Lake City, Utah, where Mrs. Pine
has spent several months at the home
of her son, Clarence and family.
The Womans’ Working Society of
the Presbyterian church will meet
with Mrs. F, H. Lancaster on Thurs
day, September 18Uh. Everybody wel
Marie and Mina Bazelman were
called home from Ewing last Satur
day afternoon on account of the
serious illness and death of their
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Englehaupt and
Mr. and Mrs. Martin Englehaupt
came up from Baker, South Dakota,
Tuesday to attend the funeral' of Mrs.
P. D. Bazelman.
Arthur Wyant came home from
Omaha Friday evening with two more
new Star cars which he has sold in
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mellor and son,
Ralph, drove tb Lincoln today where
Ralph will enter the state university.
Mr. and Mrs. Mellor will return by
way of Omaha.
Mrs. A. V. Virgin accompanied by
her son Russell Weingartner, expects
to drive to Lincoln tomorrow where
Russell will enter the state university.
Miss Fern Hubbard will accompany
Miss Hester Peters, of Omaha, came
this afternoon for a visit with her
brother, L. C. Peters.
Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Reardon and
daughter, Miss Dorothy, went to
Omaha, Sunday for a visit with
Archie L. Henry drove up from
Omaha and spent Tuesday at the
home of an uncle, Fred Stanton and
family, at Ewing. Wednesday Mr.
Henry drove to O’Neill for a visit
with his brother, E. D. Henry and
family of this city, and with old time
R. M. Sauers, the genial agent for
the C. & N. W. railroad at this point,
enjoyed a birthday anniversary Wed
nesday. Mrs. Sauers, in honor of the
event, invited a number of gentlemen
to assist in the celebration. The even
ing was spent at pool and cards and a
smoker, , :*
Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Weekes and Mr.
and J. A. Donohoe arrived home last
Saturday from Pelican Lake, Min
nesota, where they have been enjoying
the sport of landing the large bass,
pickerel and pike for several weeks.
Pelican Lake is a great resort for Ne
braska pleasure seekers. Sidney
Smith, the famous Andy Gump car
toonist, occupied a cottage near the
Weekes and Donohoe cottage.
Good business judgment is founded
This bank has means for gathering
facts not always oiien to the indi
Our depositors have the privilege
of this valuable information.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
Miss Antionette Mullen returned to
her home in Lincoln, Wednesday.
| Mrs. P. D. Mullen and son returned
to their home in Lincoln last Saturday.
A daughter was bora on August
; 30th to Mr. and Mrs. Guy White, of
Joe Beha expects to leave the last
of the week for Omaha where he will
enter Creighton college.
J. H. Wise and Rev. George Long
staff made a trip over to Spencer, Ne
braska, Tuesday, on business.
Chas. Manson has resigned as the
local distributor for the Standard Oil
company here and Forest Smith has
taken over the business.
Kenneth and Carroll Templeton re
turned to Hastings, Nebraska, last
Friday where they will resume their
studies at the Hastings college.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Whaley motored
to Butte, Nebraska, and Fairfax,
South Dakota, last Sunday to be pres
ent at the Wesley-Baumeister wed
Mr. and Mrs. Ignaz Heumesser and
family, Gottlieb Bauer, Frank Van
dersnick and Leo Vandersnik, all of
Ewing, were here Tuesday to attend
the funeral services for Mrs. Bazel
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mellor and son
Ralph returned home Sunday from a
several weeks’ visit with relatives in
Denver, Colorado. Mr. Mellor drove
home a new Rittenbacker coupe—the
first one of these cars to take up resi
dence in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. E. N. Purcell returned
from Ft. Collins, Colorado, last Sun
day, where they were called a short
time ago by the serious illness of the
former’s sister, who is somewhat im
proved and will be taken soon to a
specialist in Denver.
Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Gopple accom
panied by their son, Vurney, and wife
and baby, Marjorie, motored up from
Randolph, Nebraska, Saturday, to
spend several days visiting at the
home of Mr. Copple’s sister, Mrs. M.
A. Whaley and family.
On Wednesday of last week Miss
Marjory Dickson, Miss Irene O’Don
nell, Miss Maxine O’Donnell, Miss
Irma Stout and Mrs. Edward Camp
bell were guests of an afternoon
bridge party at the home of Miss
Catherine Douglas, of Atkinson.
Miss Edna Bay entertained six
young lady friends at a six o’clock
dinner at her home Tuesday evening
followed by a theatre party at the
Royal. Those present were: Miss
Fern Hubbard, Miss Mildred Malone,
Miss Florence Malone, Miss Rath
Barnard and Miss Dollie Munk.
Jerome Jones, the young man who
was sentenced last week to a term of
from one to ten years in the state re
formatory for men at Lincoln, de
cided that the Holt county jail is a
poor place to stay with a penitentiary
sentence looking him in the face, so
some time Sunday afternoon he again
opened the doors and walked out. No
trace of him has been found.
Announcements have been received
here of the marriage Wednesday
morning of William Stannard, for
merly of this city, and Miss Lorena
Love, of Bakersfield, California. Mr.
Stannard has made his home in Ba
kersfield for several years. He is the
son of Mr. and Mrs. David Stannard
of this city. A further account of the
wedding is expected for next week’s
Zeb Warner, Tuesday, shook the
dust of Holt county from his feet
when he climbed into his Nash tour
ign car by the side of his son Fred,
and departed for the hills of West
Virginia where he will spend a couple
of months with relatives, and school
day friends. Zeb incidentally packed
his fishing tackle in a handy place in
the car and may have some interesting
stories to tell when he returns.
George Meals, of Lompac, Califor
nia, was shaking hands Wednes
day with old time O’Neill friends. Mr.
Meals was a practicing attorney here
prior to about 1890 when he moved to
the west. He is on his way to Ft.
Leavenworth, Kansas, where he ex
pects to spend the winter with his son,
Charley, who is a major In the regu
lar army. He will join Mrs. Meals in
John Stauffer, of Orchard, father of
John N. Stauffer, of this city, suffered
several broken ribs and was severely
cut and bruised when he was thrown
from a mowing machine at the home
of his son, Dan Stauffer in the east
part of the county last Saturday
morning. Mr. Stauffer was assisting
his son in putting up the hay crop
and had just started working in the
morning when the team became
frightened at a passing car and ran
away. Mr. Stauffer realizing that he
was going to be thrown from the ma
chine, threw himself away from the
sickle; the wheel passed over his body
lengthwise. He was unconscious for
about two hours. He has been taken
to his home in Orchard.
The fire department was called to
the Clarence Zimmerman home on
east Douglas street last Tuesday even
ing where a small blaze was discovered
on the northwest corner of the roof.
The fire is supposed to have origi
nated on the outside from a spark
from the chimney. The fire was ex
tinguished with garden hose and the
chemical engine. This is the second
fire that Mr. Zimmerman has suffered
in a little over one year. The de
partment had consideable difficulty in
locating the place of the fire and
traveled over a considerable portion
of the business part of town before
they found the fire. In reporting a
fire to central or to the light plant
the location of the fire should be given
so that the fire department can be in
Dr. John Gilligan returned to the
state university medical college in
Omaha last week.
Miss Fern Hubbard expects to go to
Lincoln Friday where she will teach
in the state university duing the col
N. R. Brassfield, of Owanka, South
Dakota, visited at the home of his
(laughter, Mrs. George Clyde during
the past week.
Miss Edna Hubbell went to St. Ed
wards the first of the week for a short
visit with relatives before taking up
studies at the state university
Miss Oma Clyde came up from her
school south of Tilden last Friday
afternoon and spent the week end
with her parents and grandfather.
Nathan Leopold and Richard Loob,
the two degenerates who murdered
Robert Franks a few months ago, re
ceived a sentence of life imprison
ment by Judge Caverly in his court in
Chicago Wednesday morning.
A birthday party was held in honor
of Merle and Richard Arnold at the
Sam A. Arnold residence in the south
west part of town on Monday after
noon, from 3:30 to 6:00 p. m., at which
eleven of their little friends were in
J. N. Norton, democratic candidate
for governor, spoke to a very small
audience at the K. C. hall Monday
evening. Mr. Norton's talk was very
short and along the same line as the
address that he made a short time ago
at the old settlers picnic.
Wm. Froelich returned to Washing
ton, D. C., last week where he will
resume his duties in the Senate build
ing, and will attend the Georgetown
university law school. William’s
■duties consists of the distribution and
handling of the registered mail among
The game at Emmet Ball Park next
Sunday between Emmet and the
O’Neill Shamrocks promises to be a
real battle as O’Neill is coming back
prepared to win. Emmet has secured
'he services of Rip Atherton the fast
fielding shortstop of the Norfolk Tri
State League for the balance of the
season. Rip will make a great ad
dition to the team.
Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Allen, and
granddaughter, Miss Roma, of Fair
mont, Nebraska, Mr. and Mrs. Linley
Allen, of Nemaha county, Mrs. Emma
Sellers and Mrs. Anna Sellers, of
Marshalltown, Iowa, returned home
Wednesday morning via auto. They
have been guests of Mr. and Mrs.
John Moler of this cityj and were here
to attend the golden wedding anniver
sary of Mr. and Mrs. Moler.
It’s easy. Just drop in anytime
and say hello. We’ll be glad to meet
you and whatever advice we can give
you will not cost one penny.
^ In the old days, bankers used to
shut themselves up in private offices
—and they were as hand to see as a
potentate. All that is changed,
though, and nowadays your banker is
right where you can see him and talk
to him any hour of the banking day.
It’s that way at our bank, and a
cordial invitation is extended to you
to call on us.
We Pay 5% On Savings.
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The Nebraska State pai)k
Mrs. H. B. Hubbard and daughter,
Miss Fern, spent Sunday at the Long
The P. T. A. will meet next Tues
day, September 16th, in the High
School Auditorium at 3:46 p. m.
Election of officers. A short program
will also be given. Everybody wel
Miss Sara Simmons and Wilber
George, of North Bend, Nebraska,
were united in marriage at the Hotel
Martin in Sioux City, Iowa, August
25th at high noon. Mr. and Mrs.
Alvie Sass, of West Point, Nebraska,
accompanied the young couple,
ton dress which became her well. The
groom was attired in the conventional
The bride was bom and raised in
this vicinity and has a host of friends.
Mrs. George has made her home in
North Bend the past two years.
Mr. George is a rising young busi
ness man of North Bend.
Mr. and Mrs. George left imme
diately for Colorado on an extended
Are Y< hi Ci tilling
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 Tq 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.
BASE BALL GAMES—September 24h: O’Neill vs. Emmet. Septem
ber 25th: Atkinson vs. Royal. September 26th: The winning teams of the
first two days play for the regular purse and a side bet equal to the purse.
All of these teams have been playing great ball.
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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