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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 6, 1924)
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Mi's. Jake Erb spent last week with
relatives in Beemer.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Heiss, of
Page, were O’Neill visitors Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. George French and
Mrs. Merwyn French were up, from
Page last Monday.
J. J. Cox, division freight agent for
the C. B. & Q. Co., was a pleasant
caller at this office Tuesday.
John W. Nachtman, of Amelia, and
Mary Weber, of Stuart, made appli
cation for a license to wed, last Mon
Miss Catherine Cox, of Emmet, re
turned home last week from a three
months visit at her home in New
Frank Biglin, Mrs. 0. F. Biglin and
Mrs. C. E. Stuot drove to Omaha last
Friday. They returned home the first
of the week.
Miss Margaret Allworth spent the
week end with her mother, Mrs. Phil
Ziemer. She is teaching school near
Tilden this year.
Miss Bridget Carr returned from
Omaha last week. She stopped off in
Norfolk to visit her sister, Mrs. R. L.
Jordan and Kathyrn Armbuster.
Mrs. H. L. Page returned to her
home in Omaha this Aorning. She
has been visiting at the home of her
son, Harry, northeast of O’Neill for
the past week.
F. J. Kubitschek, Sr., who has been
visiting with his son, F. J., in O’Neill
and with a son at Atkinson, for the
past few weeks, returned to his home
in Eldora, Iowa, last Friday.
A civil service examination will be
held on Saturday, December 6th, for
the position of clerk in the O’Neill
post office. Blanks and instructions
may be received from Mrs. C. E.
Yantzi at the post office in O’Neill.
Those who may desire to take the
examination should see Mrs. Yantzi
Walter Wyant is back from Mon-|
tana where he ha3 been located the
U. S. I' T.ial D. H. Cronin came
up from Omaha today for a visit with
his sons and daughters..
Dr. and Mrs. L. A. Burgess left
Wednesday morning for Dallas, Tex
as, to attend the National Dental con
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Warner andi
children went to Sioux City Wednes
day to be present at the convention of
Miss Anna O’Donnell returned last
Friday from Philadelphia, where she
represented St. Mary’s Academy at
the convention of the International
Catholic Alumnae from October 17th
The Woman’s Working Society of
the Presbyterian church will hold an
all day session at the home of Mrs.
J. H. Wise on November 13th; a com
mittee serving. Luncheon will be
served at high noon.
In county court Wednesday, John
Mason was given a fine of thirty days
in the county jail, for the theft of the
Carl Tenborg car, which was taken
from the streets pf O’Neill last week
and driven to Spencer.
Dr. L. A. Carter has installed a
McIntosh electric wall cabinet No. 8
which he will use in his office practice.
The cabinet will make it possible to
care for cases and diseases that are
difficult to treat otherwise.
The O’Neill high school foot ball
team defeated the Spencer high school
team at Spencer last Friday, 12 to 7.
The game was a good one and the
O’Neill boys are feeling quite jubilant
over the result of the game.
« An interesting foot ball game wa3
played in O’Neill last Sunday between
Ewing and the O’Neill town team
which resulted in a victory for O’Neill
of 25 to 7. The game was not finished
until quite late in the evening.
Sam Berry went to Hot Springs,
South Dakota, last Saturday with the
idea of benefiting his health. Mr.
Berry has been confined to his home
for several weeks by an attack of
neuritis and later by rheumatism.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Zimmerman
celebrated their third wedding anni
versary last Sunday by inviting about
thirty of their friends to their home
on east Douglas street where the even
ing was passed with cards followed
by a luncheon.
Johnny Taylor received a badly
lacerated left hand last Wednesday
evening when it was caught and
drawn into the rollers of a corn picker
at his home at Opportunity. He is
now ai the home of his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. C. J. Taylor.
W. F. Grothe and family returned
home last Saturday from a week’s
visit with an uncle, Fred Grothe, at
Wisner and with a number of old time
friends. This is the first trip to Wis
ner for Mr. Grothe since he left there
about thirty-seven years ago.
Misses Gertrude Connelly and Lo
retta Carr entertained thirty-five of
their little friends at a hallowe’en
party last week at the John Carr resi
dence. The evening was spent in
dancing and fortune telling after
which refreshments were served.
Grand Master Robert R. Dickson
will go to Grand Island next Saturday
where he will officiate at the laying of
the corner stone of the new senior
high school building. The ceremony
will take place at one-thirty o’clock
Grand Master Dickson will also offi
ciate at the laying of the corner stone
of the Masonic Temple at Springfield,
Nebraska, next Monday, November
Hallowe’en passed off very quietly
in O’Neill last Friday evening. A few
out-buildings were overturned and
some obstruction was placed in the
streets in various parts of the city but
the old-time stacking of various arti
cles upon the business section of the
town was conspicuously absent. A
number of parties were held during
the early part of the evening. The
little folks enjoyed the jack-o’lantern
pranks while the older ones succeed
ed in soaping the store windows in
the downtown section.
Personal interest in customers is
not practiced by all business men.
This bank believes it is the best in
vestment and advertisement it can
You who are not our customers, try
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00
A Parent-Teachers meeting was
held October 9th at the High school
auditorium. This was the first meet
ing of the association for the new
school year and the election of officers
for the present year was held The
following were elected:
Prsident, E. N. Purcell.
Vice-President, Miss Mary G. Hor
Treasurer—Miss Irene Biglin.
Secretary, J. R. Veach.
Program given was as follows:
Song—Merle Arnold and Clayton
Instrumental Selection—Mr. Green
The next meeting of the Parent
TeacherS Association will be held on
November 18th. The program will be
given by the pupils of the Fifth and
Sixth grade rooms. As the meeting
comes during American Educational
Week and on Patriotism day the pro
gram presented will be on patriot
ism. All parents of school children
are invited to attend this meeting.
INJURED in COLLISION
WITH FREIGHT TRAIN
R. E. Kirkpatrick, his wife and two
small children, Lurlean, age 5, and
Morris, aged 2, were badly injured
when the car in which they were rid
ing, collided with the west bound
Burlington freight train about 5:30
o’clock Wednesday evening.
Mr. Kirkpatrick was driving north
at the Burlington crossing four miles
west and one mile north of Page,
when, we understand, he discovered
the approaching train from the east.
When he applied brakes they refused
to work. His car struck one of the
di ivers on the side of the engine which
threw the car into the air and practi
cally demolished it. Mrs. Kirkpatrick
ar 1 daughter, Lurlean, were the most
seriously injured. Both were badly
cut and bruised about the head and
body. Mr. Kirkpatrick and the baby
were seemingly uninjured excepting
a few bruises.
The train crew brought the family
to O’Neill where they received medical
As we go to press we understand
that Mrs. Kirkpatrick and daughter
are resting easily and are on a fair
way to recovery.
LIST OF JURORS.
List of twenty-four jurors, drawn
October 15, 1924, for the November
1924 term of court. The December
term has been postponed to December
Frank, Allen, Page, Nebraska.
Chas. Shane, Atkinson.
F. Barclay, Stuart.
Orville Harrison, Agee.
Art Snyder, Ewing.
H. E. Coyne, O’Neill.
John Naber, Atkinson.
L. G. Gillespie, O’Neill.
Seth Hertle, Martha./
A. C. Fauquier, Chambers.
Henry Gottchalk, Atkinson.
R. M. Gannon, Inman.
Mark Gribble, Chambers.
Ruben Fleek, Chambers.
W. R. Cobb, Stuart.
F. E. Crawford, Paddock.
Ray Hoffman, O’Neill.
Charles Mlinar, Stuart.
T’ex Beckwith, Emmet.
Robert Fullerton, Atkinson.
L. G. Fuller, Opportunity.
August Schutt, Josie.
D. E. Cole, Emmet.
Romaine J. Rhode, Phoenix.
Carl Romine died at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Greseek in this
city last Saturday morning following
a stroke of paralysis which he suffer
<1 earlier in the week.
Mr. Romine was about fifty years of
age and has made his home in this
city for some time. He will he re
membered as one of the caretakers of
the Peter Duffy string of race horses.
The deceased made his home with
Mr. and Mrs. Greseek, who cared for
him during his late illness as though
ne was one of the family.
The deceased leaves two brothers
at Scotia, Nebraska, and two sisters
Funeral services were held at the
O. F. Biglni undertaking parlors on
Douglas street and the remains were
taken to Norfolk for burial by An
thony Greseek, where they were laid
to rest beside his parents.
THOMAS S. ROCHE.
As we go to press we learn that
Thomas Roehe, residing in the east
end of the county in Iowa township,
passed away this morning at seven
o’clock in St. Catherines hospital in
Omaha where he was taken a couple
of weeks ago suffering with stomach
Mr. Roche was one of the early set
tlers of the county and W'as a well
known and highly Respected citizen.
The Frontier will publish an
obituary next week.
MRS. ARTHUR TIBBETS.
(Inman Leader, Oct. 30, 1924.)
Mr. and Mrs. Levi Garnet were call
.1 to Nelight Tuesday on account of
the sudden death of their daughter
li-law, Mrs. Arthur Tibbets, w’ho died
Iu, May after an illness of four days
with pneumonia. She is survived by
her'husband, Arthur Tibbets, and son,
Gerald Roberts, by her former mar
riage, who is now attending school at
Grand Island. The funeral w’as held
Wednesday and burial made at Nor
folk. Before her marriage Mrs. Tib
bets was known as Edith Daniels, be
ing the adopted daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Daniels of Norfolk. Her first
husband, Roberts was killed in the
railroad yards at Norfolk a number of
years ago. He was a brakeman and
was run over by a switch engine.
New Cathedra! (ion^ Colonia? Clock
Now on Exhibition at Our Store Will be
Given Away Absolutely Free
You May Hold the Proper Dial and Receive This Beautiful Hi *h Grade
With each $1.25 cash purchase at our store, we will give our customers,
absolutely free, one Special Clock Dial. WTien all of the dials have been given
out, the Clock which is on display, will be wound and placed in our window.
When the Clock, after running for a number of days, runs down, the party
holding the Dial identically corresponding to the time of stopped Clock, will
receive, absolutely free, this High Grade Colonial Clock.
Come to Our Store and Personally See the Colonial Clock on Display.
We Want to Increase Our Business, So Make This Remarkable Offer.
Marvin Van Avery visited school
T his class had a Hallowe’en party
Friday afternoon. The rooms were
decorated in orange and black and
made ghostly by a multitude of jack
o-lantems. Many games and pranks
were played. At three o’clock re
freshments, consisting of doughnuts
and apples were served.
Bernice Wyant went to Omaha Fri
Those neither absent nor tardy dur
ing October were: George Abdouch,
Marjorie Gillespie, Marie Bay, Helen
Hancock, Garland Bressler, Elizabeth
Henry, Phyllis Hough, Harvey How
erton, Charlie Myers, Ralph Ratliff,
Clarence Saunto, Helen Toy and Ha
In a contest of “basketball” spelling
the Blues beat the Reds to the score
of 196 to 182. Each word correctly
spelled counted as a goal or score of
The class decided that Beryl Win
ched had the neatest board work Mon
day and Louella Percell’s was the
Emma Jenkins led the class in a
rapid English drill Tuesday.
The Eight grade is studying Bryant
In a lesson on syllabification and
accent the following had but one mis
take: Phoebe Abdouch, Violet Strube,
Helen Scliwisow, Florence Roseler,
Velma Clevenger, Gladys Rothman,
Laurel Hough, Beryl Winchell, Louella
Percell and Gladys Williams.
Mrs, Arbuthnot and Mrs. Hubbard,
members of the Board of Education,
visited the Eighth grade Tuesday.
Mrs. Manson, a former teacher in
our school, visited the Eighth grade
Tuesday and presented the class with
a bouquet of Bitter Sweet.
Helen Pound is visiting this week
at Blair, Nebraska.
Mrs. De Land visited the - First
grade last Thursday.
The First grade enjoyed a Hallow
een party on last Friday.
Mrs. Roy Madison visited the Third
Attendance and punctuality have
been 100 per cent this week.
The Third grade enjoyed a Hallow
een party last Friday afternoon.
JAMES J. SHERRY.
(Stuart Advocate, Oct. 31.)
James J. Sherry, pioneer resident of
Stuart community, passed away in
Stuart Tusday morning. At the time
of his death he was nearly seventy
years of age. Mr. Sherry was the
father of Mr. Bern Sherry of Stuart,
and also had other children who reside
TO BE A MEMORIAL EVENT.
The quarter-centennial celebration
of the International Live Stock expo
sition at Chicago, November 29h, to
December 6th, promises to be a his
tory making occasion jn many ways,
according to B. H. Heide, Secretary
Manager of this well known show.
The social side will be especially
emphasized this year. Numerous re
unions and banquets will give visitors
an unusual opportunity to meet their
friends from all parts of the country
and renew old acquaintances. The
business interests of Chicago have ar
ranged unusual forms of entertain
ment for guests at the metropolis dur
ing International week.
The live stock contests between su
perior specimens of cattle, horses,
sheep and swine promise to be of a
rare sporting character since many of
the previous champions have been re
tired and the winners this year are
expected to include numerous “dark
The Grain and Hay Show will prove
to be an exciting battle-ground where
the relative merits as crop producing
reigns of the various sections of the
continent will be fought out among
over five-thousand out-standing sam
ples of grains, small seeds and hay.
Some portions of North America have
enjoyed favorable conditions this year:
and others have suffered from un-:
seasonable weather, but competition
will be equalized by dividing the ter
ritory into zones.
The Agricultural Colleges and Ex
periment Stations are planning to
make interesting and valuable exhib
its, showing the results of recent in
vestigations in many lines of agri
culture. The subjects treated will in
clude many of timely importance such
as the best use to make of the soft
A Junior Live Stock Judging Con
test will be held on the opening day
between the various state champion
ship teams for national honors. The
three young boys or girls who make
the highest individual scores will be
awarded agricultural college scholar
ships by the Chicago Association of
A feature of the night Horse Show
this year will be the class for the old
time four-horse hitch which is coming
bad; in social favor in the east and
abroad. A busy week of education
and entertainment is promised all
visitors to the International Live
Stock Exposition at Chicago the first
week in December by the manage
A pretty wedding took place at St.
Boniface church at 9:30 o'clock Wed
nesday morning, October 22nd, when
Miss Eleanor Baum was united in
marriage to Mr. Alfons Batenhorst of
Stuart. They were attended by Miss
Mathilda Baum, sister of the bride,
and Mr. Robert Batenhorst, brother
of the groom.
The bride wore a white taffeta gown
with a train of white silk lace and
tulle, with a train of white silk lace
and t rile, with wreath and veil of
tulle to match. She carried a bridal
shower bouquet consisting of white
roses, daisies and lillies of the valley.
The bridesmaid wore citron colored
georgette with ostrich feather trim
| ming and amber head-band, and car
1 ried a bouquet of pink roses. The
j groom and his attendant were attir
| ed in dark blue pin striped suits.
The church services were conducted
by Rev. Father Buelt.
After the ceremony a five course
wedding breakfast was served at the
Those present from out of town
were: Anton Batenhorst and family
of Stuart; Mrs. Fred Stuegenjuergen
of Salem, Iowa; Mrs. Joe Ramm of
Stuart; Mr. and Mrs. Herman Baten
horst of Stuart Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Luening and family of Creighton;
Mr. Alois Kaup, of Stuart; Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Oberbrocking and family
of Petersburg; Jake Zimmer of Lu
eern, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Kemp of O’Neill; Mr. and Mrs. Henry
T. Baum, of Stuart; Miss Clara and
Veronica Guenther and Miss Mary
Hoffman of Stuart; Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Kalvelage, of Stuart Messrs.
Louis Olberding, Arthur Wise, C. D.
Mulford, Albert Ramm, Albert Kunz,
George Wallinger, F. Kaup, Frank
Flannigan and Dana Bigelow, all of
A wedding dance was held in the
Community Building in the evening.
Ti e Advocate is able to add to the
abovo writeup which is taken from
the Elgin Review, because both of the
voung folks are so well known ifl
Mr. Batenhorst is the son of Mr.
Anton Batenhorst, a prosperous and
highly respected farmer living south
west of Stuart. Alfons has a large
number of friends in the community,
as evidenced by the fact that so many
local folks attended the wedding at
Mrs. Batenhorst has made a large
cii cle of friends here thorough assoc
iation at numerous social events.
To the young couple goes the best
wishes of the Advocate and of the
They will live at their nice new farm
home just southwest of Stuart.
The little son of Mr. and Mrs. Ar
thur Tangaman was sick a few days
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lambert are re
joicing over the arrival of a baby girl
at their home.
Mrs. E. F. Porter and Mrs. C. N.
Porter and children were Chambers
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Dexter are the
happy parents of a 8 3-4 pound baby
girl born Thursday, October 30th.
Prof. H. L. Thompson, Miss Hazel
Crim, Miss Mildred Stanton and Mr.
J. H. Gibson left for Lincoln Tuesday
to attend the State teachers associa
Dr. and Mrs. Gill and daughter,
Melba, returned to Chambers Tues
day from Lincoln. They stopped en
route at Norfolk to visit Mrs. Orbom
at the hospital.
The young son of Mr. and Mrs. C.
D. Pierce, of Amelia, was operated on
at the Lutheran hospital at Norfolk
last week for the removal of his ton
sils and adenoids. ^
Mrs. Earl Hatton submitted to a
very serious operation at the Lincoln
hospital Sunday, November 2, Latest
reports are that she is getting along
as well as can be expected.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Greenstreet and
son, Otto, motored to Lincoln Satur
day to consult a specialist. They left
Lincoln Sunday for Milligen for a visit
with_JVlr. and Mrs. Frank Mehuron.
Mrs. T. J. Osborn was taken sud
denly ill Thursday. She was taken to
the Lutheran hospital at Norfolk
where she was operated on Saturday,
November 1, for ruptured abcess of
the appendix. Mr. Osborn and J. A.
O. Woods accompanied her. Word
came from Norfoltc Tuesday that she
is doing nicely, ,
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Johnny Taylor farm east of Oppor
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ing from 60 to 110 pounds. 23-1
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