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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (March 12, 1925)
VOLUME XLV. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1925. NO. 41.
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The road you tread daily has many bumps.
Courtesy is the shock absorber in human re
lations, that levels off these rough places.
Our service will make many rough roads
smooth for you.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00.
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Miss Dorothy Dunhaver and Miss
Florence Ryan spent Sunday in Nor
Grand Master R. R. Dickson at
tended a Masonic gathering at Neligh
E. A. Dimmitt came up from Lin
coln the first of the week for a few
days visit with friends.
George Harrington came down from
Hot Springs, South Dakota, last Fri
day for a visit with home folks.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred McNally were
called to Schuyler Monday by the
death of Joe Pollard, an uncle of Mrs.
If. W. Tomlinson entertained a
number of friends at a dancing party
at the K. C. lodge rooms last Wednes
County Assessor Keyes went to
Lincoln Wednesday morning to at
tend a meeting of the county asses
sors of the state.
The members of the Rebekah and I.
O. O. F. lodges of this city, enjoyed a
social evening at cards in the lodge
rooms this evening.
Mrs. David Bogan and son, of Wy
more, spent several days here last
week visiting at the home of her
sister, Mrs. S. A. Arnold.
B. A. Powell, of Opportunity, was
shaking hands with O’Neill friends
today. Mr. Powell says that he has
not made many trips to O’Neill since
last fall on account of the cold
weather and bad roads this winter.
Jim Gaughenbaugh, residing south- I
west of O'Neill, accidently inserted
the point of a large hay hook into one
of his feet the first of the week.
W. F. Grothe, and daughter, Miss
Eva each, underwent operations in St.
Elizabeth’s hospital in Lincoln, last
Thursday and are getting along
Ft. Flannigan’s Boys gave one of
their excellent entertainments at the
K. C. opera house Monday evening.
The boys are well trained and furnish
a very enjoyable evening.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Ernest Stein, at the home of
Mrs. Mary McDermott, ten miles north
of O’Neill, last Saturday.
Russell Shoemaker has been having
a pretty serious time with infection in
his left hand this winter. A piece of
bone was removed last Friday and it
is thought that the hand will improve.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Smith and son,
Chauncy, are leaving O’Neill this
week and will move to their farm
one mile south of Arcadia, Nebraska.
Mr. Smith and family will keep in
touch with O’Neill through the col
umns of The Frontier which will make
weekly visits to their home. *
The World-Herald of today contain
ed a picture of the Creighton College,
(Omaha) freshmen basket ball team
from which several players will be
chosen to recruit the lt*26 varsity
team. Joe Bella is a member of the
freshmen team and may be chosen
from the group for a place on the
varsity quintet for next year.
I The Kirschenbraum & Sons I
cash buyers of cream, have in- E
stalled a cream testing station in our
store, where, at all times, you will re
ceive the highest market price and
honest tests for your cream.
The Misses Bridget and Agnes Car;
went to Omaha Thursday mornin;
for a week-end visit.
The Working Society of the Pres
' byterian church will meet with Mrs
Harry Haffner on Thursday, Marc!
Mrs. Win. W. Clough and daughter
of Waterbury, Nebraska, left Monday
morning after a week’s visit with hei
sister, Mrs. Elmer Surber.
Miss Hazel Ashton has resignei
her position as one of the operator;
in the telephone central office and hei
place has been taken by Miss Gertrudi
A nine pound daughter was born te
Mr. and Mrs. John Ballantyne, o1
Page, last Monday. Mr. Ballantyne
is mail carrier on the No. 2 mail route
out of Page.
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chapman re
turned home the first of the weels
from Omaha where Mr. Chapman ha;
been consulting a specialist in regaic;
to his health.
The state house of representatives
Monday passed a bill to reimburse
Holt and Boyd counties for money ad
vanced on state aid bridges over the
Niobrara between the two counties.
The supreme court of the United
States has upheld the constitutionality
of the federal act making the trans
portation of stolen automibiles from
one state to or through another a
Gene Gallagher is the captain and
playing manager of the baseball team
of the second and third grades at St,
Mary’s academy now in progress of
organization. As soon as the weather
gets a little warmer the team will be
ready to meet all comers. Captain
Gallagher will announce his line-up
in a few days.
Ewing, Neb., March 11: James
Canon, a former Ewing boy, now of
Father Flannigan’s home in Omaha,
was seriously injured Sunday when
thrown from a horse. He will have
to remain here for several days. The
boy was a member of Father Flanni
gan’s troupe which presented an en
tertainment here Sunday.
Honolulu, Feb. 20.—Master Sergt.
David B. Grosvenor was killed and
Sergt. Robert H. I’ellow, mechanic,
was injured severely when an air
plane collapsed when at a height of
eight hundred feet, and crashed on the
mud banks at Pearl Harber today.
Grosvenor’s home was at Taunton,
Mass., and Bellow’s at Enid. Ok.
E. M. Hayden and family left Wed
nesday for their new home near Whit
ten, South Dakota, where they will
reside upon the farm recently received
in the trade for their garage build
ing and business. Their household
goods were shipped out Monday. The
Frontier wishes Mr. Hayden and
family success in their new home.
Miss Mary Carney is taking a two
weeks’ vacation from the duties at
the post office and departed Thurs
day morning for Pensacola, Florida,
where she will visit with her brother,
Lieutenant James Carney. James has
just received his commission as Lieu
tenant in the Navy and is now being
transferred Into the aviation branch
of the naval service.
Miss Rose Fallon, a former O’Neill
girl who has made herself prominent
by hard work and pluck, recently ap
peared in Nebraska City and other
points in this part of the United
States with the Metropolitan Opera
Company. We understand that Miss
Rose will tour Italy with the com
pany this summer. The company is
in New York City this week.
ivi. H. Hayden will move his grocery
store to the old Merchants hotel build
ing on April 1st. The cream station
that has been occupying the building
will move to the west half of the old
Neil Brennan building where a new
cement floor has been laid and pre
pared for the station. Frank Camp
bell, who has maintained offices in the
building wall be located with M. H
McCarthy in the McCarthy building
opposite the Seth Noble lumber yard
Mrs. II. H. Ilaffner and Mrs. S. A
Arnold entertained thirty-two guests
in honor of the birthday anniversaries
of their husbands, Friday evening a1
the home of Mrs. Ilaffner, on wesl
Douglas street. The home was beau
tifally decorated for the occasion, thi
color scheme being green and white
R. M. Sauers won first prize, Roj
Griffin was awarded guests prize anc
L. A. Burgess received the consolatior
at Monte Carlo whist. Dainty re
freshments were served after whicl
the remainder of the evening was
spent in dancing.
H. H. Henley, president of the Min
nesota Electric Distribution Co., one
who is also president of the Tri
State Utilities Company, of Minne
apolis, Minnesota, has been in O’Neil
iseveral days during the past weel
looking after the installation of th<
! new. Diesel three-hundred horst
I power engine which is being installet
l in the light plant here, and which is
| to be tested out and ready for service
within the next few days. Mr. Hen
ley informs The Frontier that he ha:
just recently purchased the local light
; ing plants in Butte and Anoka, Ne
braska, and Fairfax, South Dakota
These towns will be added to the lonj
list of towns that will be lightei
i by the Tri-State. Towns west as fa
as Valentine have been purchased re
cently by the Tri-State and will b
connected with the O’Neill hook-up
Mr. Henley states that his compair
now own and operate the lightinj
j system in 145 towns in Iowai" Min
nesota, South Dakota and Nebraska
| The Tri-State are arranging to buil
|a 60,000 volt transmission line fror
jNcligh to Valentine.
A sudden and severe drop in the
temperature Tuesday morning while
“77” Waid was enroute from town to
Mud bridge on what was to have been
his first fishing trip of the year neces
sitated the abandoning of the trip by
Mr. Waid. The sportsman uras bitten
by the fishing bug late Monday after
noon and immediately went down to
ihe river and caught a few minnows,
that he might get an early start on the
trip. Starting out bright ami early
Tuesday morning the fisherman dis
covered on his arrival at the bridge
that the can of minnows had frozen
up on him on the way. Satisfied that
t he fish would not care for frozen
bait Mr. Waid at once returned to
town to consult radio fans on the
[ weather prospects for the remainder
of the week.
MASONS (JIVE RECEPTION
TO ROBERT It. DICKSON
Garfield Lodge No. 95, A. F. & A.
M. was host to it’s members and the
Masons of this vicinity at a reception
given Saturday evening. March 7th,
at the Masonic Hall, in honor of Judge
| Robert R. Dickson, Grand Master of
| Masons of Nebraska. Judge Dickson
j is held in the highest esteem by the
Masons of Nebraska, as indicated by
j his elevation to the office of Grand
Master, the highest within the gift of
j the fraternity. All other officers of
the Grand Lodge were invited to at
! tend, and those who were prevented
from attending sent letters and mes
sages of regret. Over a hundred
Masons and their wives were in at
After a short hut excellent musical
program arranged by Mrs. Charles B.
Scott, the Grand Chaplain, Dr. Char
les M. Shepherd, of Lincoln, delivered
j an illustrated lectute on “Masonry in
America from 1704 to 177G.” Dr.
Shepherd is a speaker of exceptional
ability and his address was a master
piece, the result of many years or
A large portrait of Judge Dickson
v as presented by Garfield Lodge, and
the Judge responded in a very pleas
ing address, thanking the Lodge and
it’s members for the honors bestowed
upon him. A delightful luncheon, pre
pared and served by the Golden Hotel
management, and a social half hour
concluded the program. Masons from
Chambers, Inmart and Emmet were in
H. W. STARLIN TAKES
POSSESSION OF GARAGE
H. W. Starlin, of Whitten, South
Dakota, assumed possession Monday
| of the E. M. Hayden garage for which
$.0 traded last week. In the trade Mr.
pStarlin becomes the owner of the
] garage, building and lots, also the
Hayden residence property in the
northwest part of the city, formerly
known as the M. J. Enright property.
Mr. Hayden receives a half section
of land five miles northwest of Whit
ten, South Dakota, and other consider
The Frontier welcomes Mr. Starlin
and family to O’Neill. Mr. Starlin
is a business man of considerable
ability and will no doubt be able to
get his share of the business.
It has just been announced that
Mr. Albert D. Herrick and Miss Vir
ginia Rossiter, formerly of this city
but now of York, Nebraska, were
married at Concordia, Kansas, on
August, 12, 1924. The marriage was
kept secret from their relatives and
friends until a few days ago. The
bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles Rossiter, of York, Nebraska,
and is a niece of Mrs. S. A. Arnold.
The groom is the yougest son of Mr.
j .'vid Mrs. G. A. Herrick, jf Water
S hury, Nebraska, and a brother of Mrs.
| Timer Surlier They will be at home
j after March 20th, at Waterbury, Ne
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LITTLE KEITH HICKS
HUN OVER BY AUTOMOBILE
Keith, the five year old son of Mrs.
M. W. Hicks, was runover by a car
i t iven by Ralph Lawrence, about 4:30
Wednesday afternoon on the cross
ing north of the McNally filling sta
tion. Those who saw the accident
differ as to the number of wheels that
passed over the child. The lad was
not seriously injured but sustained a
number of bruises about the head and
shoulders. He is able to get around
the house today although he is some
what stiff. He was riding a tricycle
at the time of the accident.
All dogs must wear a dog license
tag. If you have not already pur
chased your dog tag, I can sell you
41-tf Chief of Police.
i The Parent-Teachers’ Association.
The Parent-Teachers’ Association
• met Tuesday, March 10th, and were
. presented a pragram which was un
doubtedly one of the best ever given
1 before the association.
-! Sebanna Smith, Florence Surber,
- Myrtle Burge, Marjory Hunt and
■ lerle Arnold of the First grade gave
. th“ song: “How Do You Do?”
r Florence Surber, Myrtle Burge, Se
t banna Smith, Marjorie Hunt, Merle
Arnold, Gene Brummel, Thomas Ab
. I douch and Max Hough of the First
i grade, a Folk Dance. The Kinder
i garten class gave some readings, and
a song. Those who took part were:
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9th, Morning and Evening deliveries will be made |
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Glen Lancaster, Ellen Stauffer, Lois
Templeton, Bessie Mae Jones, Charles
Smith, Wayne Parkinson and Vir
ginia Malone. Marjorie Hough con
tributed a reading.
Of the Fifth grade, George Ab
doucli, Gale Bressler, Harney How
erton and Gerome Cadwell rendered
the song: “Little Dutch Garden.”
Some of the Sipctli grade demon
trated exercises in Physical Culture.
Those who took part were: Gladys
Hough, Nellie Toy, Violet Roseler,
Helen Roseler, Stella VanAvery, Al
bert Rummell, Arnold Williams, Sid
ney Wilkinson, Billie Griffin, Ralph
Tomlinson, Edgerton Haskins and
Elsie Longstaff gave a reading.
The little folks in the First grade
and Kindergarten did exceptionally
well in both the song and Folk dance.
The Fifth grade boys rendered their
song nicely, and the readings by the
High school pupils were given in a
very creditable manner. The Phy
sical Training demonstration was very
interesting. The program was a total
The topic under discussion by the
association was, “Health and It’s
Relation To School Work.” Many of
the parents took an interesting part
in the discussion. The association
passed a resolution to authorize the
appointment of a committee by the
president, Mrs. Purcell, to investigate
and report the possibility of the em
ployment of a county nurse for next
Audrey and Edrey Colfax and Alvie
Sehilowski re-entered school Monday
after on absence of almost three
months. We are glad to have them
The Fifth grade contributed one
number to the program for the
Parent-Teachers’ Association—a song:
“Little Dutch Garden,” given by Gar
land Bressler, George Abdouch, Har
vey Howerton and Jerome Cadwell.
Miss Horiskey kindly exchanged
Lhe picture of the Christ Child in the
Temple for the one which she won
from us by having the most parents
present at the meeting.
Second and Fourth Grades.
Ralph Taylor and Dorothy Timmer
man are new students in the Second
Mrs. Scofield, Mrs. Smith, Mrs.
Lynch and Mrs. Timmerman were
visitors in the Second and Fourth
Visitors the past wee were: Mrs.
H. H. Haffner; Mrs. D. N. Loy; Mrs.
E. Leach; Mrs. R. Smith; Mrs. Geo.
Van Avery; Mrs. J. L. Howerton; Mrs.
J. Stauffer; Mrs. G. Timmerton and
Mrs. L. B. Parkinson.
Margaret Taylor is a new pupil en
Lona Cromwell has been absent so
far this week on account of illness.
Mrs. Merrill and Miss Rouse visited
the Eighth grade Tuesday.
The class is drilling on the World
The opening period Monday was
devoted to the inauguration ceremo
The following have entertained
and are preparing selections for the
local declamatory contest to be held
Friday, March 20, at the High school
Harold Hough, Ruth Parker, Eli
Abdouch, Edith Sexsmith and Donald
Bernice Brentson, Elsie Longstaff,
Velda Oberle, Ellen Shaughnessy,
Marguerite Hough and Marjorie Al
Ardois Downey, Harry DeLand,
Helen Walters, lola Purcell and Ruth
The Extemporaneous speaking con
test will be handled by Mr. Riddles
barger’s debating class.
II have just purchased and taken over the per- j
sonal management of the “Hayden Garage.” 1
I wish to meet the people of O’Neill and get
| I will have a good line of auto tires, tubes, ac
cessories, repairs and parts for all makes of cars.
I have contracted for and will handle a full line
of Chevrolet cars and parts.
§ H. W. Starlin, Prprietor
I O’Neill, Nebraska
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