Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 4, 1924)
Santa Claus will be at Stannard’s Store Satur
day afternoon at 2:30 and will have a present for
New line of Christmas Pottery. Box candy
for 25c per pound and up. Christmas boxes for
trees and teachers, filled with candy and peanuts, 10c
each. Boxes only, 2 for 5c.
We have a nice line of toys, dolls, candy, fruit,
cigars, pipes, tobaccos, Christmas cards, Christmas
D. H. CRONIN, Publisher.'
W. C. TEMPLETON,
Editor and Buisness Manager.
Entered at the post office at O’Neill,
Nebraska, as Becond-class matter.
One Year. $2.00
Six Months . $1.00
Three Months . $0.60
FOUR BOYS ARRESTED
ON A SERIOUS CHARGE
Floyd Robinson, 16, Geary Hoffman,
18, Ferdinand Shalid, 17, und Clifford
Nelson, 18, were arraigned before
Judge R. R. Dickson last Friday in
Juvenile court, charged with delin
The judge after questioning the
lads, dismissed the delinquency
charge against Hoffman and Nelson
for the reason that they were over
eighteen years old. He took the case
of the other two boys under advise
ment until the next regular term of
the district court.
A criminal complaint was issued
against Geary Hoffman and Clifford
Nelson charging them with breaking
and entering a dwelling house and car
rying away one gallon of dandelion
wine and twelve Mason fruit jars.
The complaint was signed by John
Shald, who resides in the vicinity of
Stuart, Nebraska, and who claims
that the boys entered his home and ap
propriated the wine and jars during
liis absence on the night of November
The judge bound the boys over to
the next term of district court under
$500.00 bonds, which was furnished.
NEW FEED STORE!
In the Roberts Bam
in connection with the
Feed Barn. All kinds of
feeds and hay carried
in stock. We make de
We do custom grinding.
Office, S36. Res. 270 or 803
ROBERTS & HOUGH
GEORGE H. ANDERSON.
While is was generally known that
George Anderson was a sufferer from
heart trouble for a number of years
his death, which came suddenly, was
a shock to his many friends. George
Ilenry Anderson was born at Barton,
Landing, Orleans County, Vermont,
August 8, 1867. He moved with his
parents to Scribner, Nebraska, at the
age of ten years; living there and at
West Point, Nebraska, until 1900,
when he came to Holt county where
he lived until his death November 25,
1924, at the age of fifty years, seven
months and seventeen days. He was
married to Bertha L. Fluckey, De
cember 31, 1908, and proved a kind,
considerate, faithful husband. Sur
viving him are his wife, five children,
Enid N„ George Basil, Philip O.,
Phyllis O., and Janice Mary. Four
sisters, Mrs. Chas. Tangeman, of
Chambers; Mrs. Norman Johnson and
Mrs. Elmer Fickle, of Burwell; Mrs.
A. Alderman, of Simpson, Canada.
Six brothers: James, William, Oney,
John and Asa, of Burwell, and Edson,
of Lincoln. He has been a member of
Chambers I. O. O. F. Lodge, No. 239,
for about twenty years and was held
in high esteem by the members of
that order. Funeral services were
held at the M. FI. church at Chambers,
Friday, November 28th, Rev. R. E.
Carlyon officiating; the Odd Fellows
taking charge of the services at the
He was laid to rest in the Chambers
cemetery. The sympathy of the com
munity goes out to the stricken
Joe Bazelman made a business trip
to Page last Saturday night.
Bazaar and Food Sale at Golden
hotel Saturday afternoon.
W. F,FINLEY, M.D
Phone, Office 28
H. L. BENNETT
Phone 304. Day or Night.
We have installed a New
Battery Charger where we
can recharge batteries imfrom
6 to 8 hours. Bring your bat
teries in and have them put in
shape for winter weather.
GOODRICH TIRES. HEATERS. WILLARD BATTERIES
FORD PARTS. GLYCERINE RADIATOR COVERS. ALCOHOL
The basket ball season opened at
the local high school the first of the
week and every effort is being made
to produce a winning team. Saits
have been purchased and will be given
out within the next two weeks to
those who show the most promise.
The men reporting are very light
and inexperienced, none of last year’s
team having reported for practice, but
they are willing and adapt themselves
quickly to the style of basket ball
which is being given them.
The schedule is gradually assuming
shape and will be filled, no doubt with
in the coming week. Games are be
ing arranged with the better teams of
this section, among them Neligh, Val
entine, Bassett, Atkinson, Norfolk,
Long Pine, Stuart, etc. About twenty
games will be played, excepting the
Those reporting regularly for prac
tice are: Francis Welch, Francis
Bazelman, Erwin Cronin, Louis Zas
trow, Jack Arbuthnot, Gerald Phalin,
Donald Clyde, Bernard Quinn, Geo.
O'Donnell, Melvin Clyde, Alva Win
chell, Claude Johnson, RuBsell Shoe
maker, Harlow, Schwisow.
Emma Jenkins, Laurel Hough, Lou
ella Percell, Gladys Williams, Bennett
Gillespie and Beryl Winchell earned
100 per cent in mental arithmetic
The Normal Trainers visited the
Eighth grade Wednesday and observed
a reading lesson.
The class has taken up the Civil
Fern Daugherty and Fred Calkins
are absent from school today.
Out of the class, which contains
twenty-seven, all but two received 100
per cent in spelling today.
Valma Hunt was elected captain of
the first team of the girls for basket
ball and Phyllis Hough of the second
George Abdouch was elected cap
tain of the first team of the boys and
Clarence Saunto of the second team.
Pupils neither tardy nor absent dur
ing the second six weeks of school
are: Pearl Burge, Nona Bressler,
Mary Brown, Wynona Breimer, Mary
Campbell, Loraine Ennis, Ruth How
erton, Corinne Smith, Cleta Van
Every, Eleanor Youngkin, Arthur
Howerton, Burnell Ingram, George
Madison, Robert Smith.
Lylee Madison was thrown from a
horse and badly injured Tuesday
night. He was unable to attend
This class has started to decorate
their room for Christmas. Crepe pa
per for this decoration was furnished
by Nellie Toy and Boyd Blay.
A package of health material from
Borden Company of New York was
received this week. The stories and
health hints were very interesting.
The basket ball ordered by this
class, arrived last week. Teams have
been formed and pratice begun. The
boys’ first team plan to challenge any
grade team in O’Neill.
Last Wednesday afternoon the Jun
iors gave a twenty minute program
before the assembly consisting of two
songs by the Junior Quartette and
two readings, one of which was con
tribute by Marguerite Hough, of the
We will soon have our class pen
Effie Butterfield is absent from
.school this week with pneumonia. The
class hopes that she will soon re
Those who have completed all the
proposition# in geometry book 1 are:
Francis Davidson, Arthur King, and
Dale Bressler reports having heard
Honolulu and Alaska on his radio,
and Arthur King heard Ireland and
is trying to get other European coun
tries. We wish them luck.
Arthur King proved to be the only
student in high school today to solve
a certain example given to the assemb
ly by Mr. Veach.
Margery Carter has had a perfect
lesson in first year algebra every day
this week. A very good report.
The freshman class is busy factor
ing quadratic trinomials in algebra
Spinal Analysis. Physical Diagnosis
DR. C. H. LUBKER
Office Opens Monday, October 13th
Phone 316 O’Neill, Nebraska.
We remember days gone by with
the aid of Photographs taken now.
Don’t put off coming to the Studio.
Now is the time. Xmas will soon be
Our Store This Year Has the Choicest the Market Affords
-In Holiday Goods
We have Rings of All Kinds. Plain Stone, and Diamond; Cuff Buttons,
Watches Watch Fobs, Lockets, Silverware, Violins and Kodaks, any of
which would make a beautiful and lasting presents.
WE A1SO CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF EASTMAN’S KODAKS
Graves Jewelry Store
The Frontier for Sale Bills. The Frontier, $2.00 Per Year. We Have Carbon Paper r or Sale.
LEAVES FROM THE BOOK OF NEBRASKA
WHEN Abraham Lincoln approved the perate fight. This is known as the Plum
building of the Union Pacific, the nation Creek Massacre., It was part of thc price of
was in the throes of the Civil War. About half progress.
a million Americans in the West were cut off In thc scttling of Ncbraska a hcavy |oU of
from rail communication with thc rest of the blood and toil a6nd sufferin„ was pai£ by the
a on* hardy pioneers who turned unfenced prairies
So thc gigantic task of bvdlding z.,ooo miles into tilled fields. They were men and women
of railroad across Indian-infested plains, who showed thc qualities that make every
through deserts and over forbidding moun- American proud of his country and people.
tains was undertaken. Begun December ist, With few and scattered trees when the first settlers came,
1863, the last splkcwas driven May 10th, 1869. Nebraska now has orchards that produce more apples than
r>. _; 1_ _ ._. j.fl. _ the states of Oregon, Washington and Idaho combined.
Besides engineering difficulties overcome Her hens contribute thirty million dollars toward her
and hardships and privations endured from billioa dollar annual income. Her death rate is 36 percent
the blazing summer sun and winter’s bliz- lower than that of California. And Nebraska has no state
zards, the attacks of hostile Indian tribes had <lcbt*
to be faced. Rifles, revolvers and knives were Nebraska goes forward. Since kerosene lamps and lan
just as necessary tools as shovels, crow bars terns first lighted her sod houses, petroleum products have
and nirk av<»« 1 been necessary supplies. With the introduction of gasoline
uu pcic axes. driven automobiles, tractors, trucks, lighting and water
Across the prairies swept bands of painted *y**ems’ the7 been vitally important to the growth
Sioux killing" and xcalpLg struggles and .
often attacking and nuTr
dering construction crews. CT*HIS is one of a series of advertisements in in all parts of the state, the Stand
Near the city of Lexington which historic spots and incidents in Ne- atrd Oil Company of Nebraska is
a working nartv of railroad hraria history will to featured. If you desire a a home company chartered under
Dioneers was Wioed out hv- fib •/ **>em, write the Standard Oil the laws of the state, doing busi
P, W pea out by Compmy of Nebraska and the complete series ness in Nebraska and directed and
tnc savages alter a dcs- wolf he mailed to you as soon as the last adier- operated by residents of Nebraska.
tisrmmt has appeared.
STANDARD OIL COMPANY OF NEBRASKA
ALw» Office: OMAHA s
Branch Offices: LINCOLN HASTINGS NORTH PLATTE
A. H. RICHARDSON GEO. M. SMITH H. W. PIERPONT C. N. HUMPHREY
^•ttdteet Vice-President Sec.-Treas. Asst. Gen. Mgr.
Powered by Open ONI