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The Frontier. _
t VOLUME XLV. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MAY 21, 1925. NO. 51.
Whatever your financial problems
large or small; whatever the question
that’s puzzling you—ask your banker
for his advice for it’s worth having.
Every day, it is our pleasure to ad
vise with our depositors and friends
regarding the . disposition of their
money and the wisdom or fallacy of
investments which come to their
Let us also have the opportunity
to assist you. Call in today.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Lyle Roberge, of Page, Wednesday.
Frank Holopeter received a badly
sprained ankle when a horse fell upon
him last Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. J. F. O’Donnell are
in Omaha. J. F. is serving on the
federal grand jury.
Mrs. Charles Shay, of Norfolk,
came last Friday for a visit with her
sister, Mrs. E. N. Purcell.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. Matt Dugan, residing about five
miles north of the city, last Tuesday.
Henry Bay went to Omaha last
Saturday, where he will visit his
daughter, Miss Edna, and son, Elmer.
A marriage license was issued on
May 16th, to George William Black
burn and Clare Helen Davis, both of
Frank Youngkin came hoifie last
Sunday from Crawford where he has
been located for the past month look
ing after the business of the Purcell
E. W. Lawn, a relief agent of the
C. &. N. W. arrived last night and
is in charge of the depot during the
absence of R. M. Sauers who leaves
today for California.
County Judge C. J. Malone per
formed the ceremony last Saturday
that united Earl Canaday and Miss
Dora Finch, for life. The contract
ing parties are from Venus.
Heavy rains the latter part of last
week caused the Elkhorn river to as
sume flood stages. Saturday and
Sunday; the low lands along the
river were under water. The river
is now within her banks and the
fisherman are again angling along
Miss Pearl Burge fell, while play
ing at her home in the southwest
part of the city last Saturday, and
sustained a green break of her right
Monday was sneak day in the
O’Neill high school for all the classes
except the freshmen, who were un
able to secure a conveyance to take
them to the picnic grounds over on
Mrs. W. J. Coleman and two child
ren came down from Valentine Wed
nesday of last week to attend the
commencement excersises and to visit
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. E.
C. E. Downey.
Miss Elizabeth Graves entertained
a number of her young friends at a
party Tuesday afternoon from 3:00
until 5:00 o’clock. The occasion was
her fifth birthday anniversary. Re
freshments were served.
The Holt county fair dates for this
year are September 22, 23, 24 and 25.
The Frontier is printing the fair
book. The fair this year should be
bigger and better than ever. Now is
the time to begin to plan your ex
A residence on the Chrystal
ranch on Oak creek, about twenty
five miles northwest of this city, was
destroyed by fire last Saturday. John
McNullty, the proprietor of the ranch,
was batching and had started a fire
preparatory to getting dinner. He,
with other men employed on the farm
were at the barn when the house was
discovered to be in flames.
J. F. Morey, of Page, and Howard
Graham, of Radolph, drove up to Cot
tonwood lake on a fishing trip last
Tuesday, but when they arrived at
the lake they discovered that the
pickerel froze out last winter; they
went down to Swan lake and on to
Dimmick lake, but were unable to do
much fishing on account of the high
wind that was blowing. They came
home that night with ten large bull
There will be an AUCTION of Second-Hand
Goods at what was formerly
THE SECOND-HAND STORE IN O’NEILL ON
SATURDAY, MAY 23
There is lots of articles of value. This is a
Sale starts at 3:00 o’clock. Terms Cash.
GEO. E. BOWEN
John P. Mann came last week from
Chicago for a visit with relatives and
friends in this city.
Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Morey, of Page,
were visiting at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. W. C. Templeton today.
Rev. George Longstaff delivered
the baccalaureate sermon to the Class
of 1925, Sunday evening at the Pres
The fire department were called to
the Frank Valla barn to extinguish a
small blaze today. No particular
damage was done.
J. C. Harnish went to York, Ne
braska, the first of the week where
he attended a meeting of the Home
Board of the I. O. O. F. Home.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Downey and son
Gerald, will leave here Friday morn
ing by auto for a ten days trip
through the Black Hills and Bad
Lands of South Dakota.
Lawrence Malone arrived home
from Washington, D. C., last Satur
day, for a visit with his wife and
children. Lawrence has finished his
law course and will go to Lincoln in
June to take the state bar examina
Charles Schroeder, G. H. Jones,
George "Urlaub, Gerald Miles and C.
W. Conklin drove up to Ainsworth
last Sunday where they attended a
conference relative to handle the
financial drive to be launched by the
Mrs. J. J. Schwitzer returned to her
home at Milford, Nebraska, Wednes
day morning. Mrs. Schwitzer came
here about six weeks ago for a visit
with her mother, Mrs. Margaret Al
len, and to regain her health, which
is now much improved.
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Caldwell, who
have been visiting at the home of the
latter’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. N.
Purcell, for the past month, went to
Crawford Friday night, where they
will have charge of the Purcell Pro
duce Company in that city.
The Sojka Brothers, who reside on
the Fred Limmerman farm in the
eastern part of the county, were
looking after business matters in
O’Neill Wednesday. They will read
The Frontier during the coming year
and thus keep posted as to the doing
of the county.
The Cadallac coach driven by Mrs.
Arthur Mullen, of Omaha, was struck
by another car at 36 and Dodge
streets in Omaha, last Sunday, and
overturned. Mrs. F. J. Despecher,
who was riding with Mrs. Mullen re
ceived serious injuries. Mrs. Mul
len received a number of bruises.
Miss Maude Gillespie came down
from Rushville, Nebraska, Tuesday
morning to attend the graduation
exercises of her niece, Miss Eleanor
Gillespie. Miss Maude went to Ains
worth Wednesday morning where
she will attend the graduation ex
ercises of a nephew, Gale Whitney.
The Walter Savidge Amusement
Company will be in O’Neill the week
beginning June 1st, with their carni
val and tent theatre. Walter makes
O’Neill regularly and always enjoys
a good patronage, especially at the
tent theatre where he never fails to
have a good cast and a good line Of
Mr. and Mrs. Levi Ahn returned
from Ainsworth, Neb., on Tuesday of
last week, where thfcy have been
visiting for the past five weeks with
their daughter, Mrs. Ch&s. Brown
and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ahn expect
to start for Adell, Iowa, in a few days
where they will spend several months
visiting with brothers and sisters and
other relatives. They will visit a
short time in Clearwater, enroute.
Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Sauers and
niece, Miss Loree Planck, leave today
for a visit at the home of Mrs. C. H.
Planck, mother of Mrs. Sauers, at
Long Beach, California. They will
stop for a visit with relatives at Los
Animos, Colorado, and will visit at
other points in California. Mr.
Sauers will be absent for about five
weeks while Mrs. Sauers and Miss
Loree may remain for a longer period.
The members of the choir accom
panied by their husbands or wives,
entertained at a six o’clock dinner at
the home of Rev. and Mrs, George
Longstaff, last Saturday evening, in
honor of Miss Elsie Longstaff, a
member of the choir who will soon
leave for Hansen, Nebraska. Miss
Elsie was presented with a number
of beautiful and useful presents, one
of the number being a traveling bag.
The weather assumes regular sum
j mer heat here Wednesday and Thurs
j day; the thermometer registering
| around 96.
FORMAL OPENING OF THE
O’NEILL COUNTRY CLUB
HELD WEDNESDAY EVENING
The formal opening of the Country
Club occurred Wednesday evening.
The Manrose orchestra furnished the
music. A large attendance of mem
bers and invited guests was present
and enjoyed dancing until a late hour.
The club announces June 14th as
the opening date for the Fourth an
nual invitation tournament. Dele
gations from all the clubs in North
Nebraska as well as Omaha and
Sioux City are expected to be present
and participate in the play. An ex
tensive list of very classy prizes is
being offered for the various events.
The McDonald Ten Piece orchestra
has been engaged for the dance.
HERE JUNE FIRST
Congressman Robert G. Simmons
will spend June 1st at the court house
in this city, at which time he will be
pleased to meet and discuss any mat
ter of interest with the people of this
district. Congressman Simmons is
niaking all possible effort to serve the
people of the big Sixth.
SENIOR CLASS PLAY
WAS WELL PRESENTED
The Class Play “Come Out of the
Kitchen” was presented by the seniors
of the O’Neill Public School at the
K. C. theatre last Thursday evening
to a crowded house. Each member
of the cast did their part in a pleasing
manner. Much credit is due Miss
Kathleen Roskoff who instructed and
managed the presentation of the
ROSS E. HARRIS WILL
OPEN GROCERY AND MARKET
IN THE SCOTT BUILDING
Ross E. Harris, of Emmet, has
purchased the fixtures of the Henry
Bay stock and will open an up-to
date grocery and meat market in the
room in the Scott Building recently
occupied by Henry Bay. The opening
will be held early in June. Mr. Har
ris is now conducting a store in Em
met. He is thoroughly familiar with
Our relations to you are mutual
and co-operative. We help you and
you help us, and this in turn helps
the community in which we live.
the mercantile business and is well
qualified to give O’Neill another
The members of the American Le
gion enjoyed a “weinie feed” in the
K. C. lodge room last Monday even
ing. The members were assembled
for the purpose of perfecting plans
for the big drive.
Mrs. John Walmer, of Orchard, at
tended the commencement exercises
here Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Smith, of Ew
ing, and grandson, Avery Jones and
Mrs. Jones and two children, of
Laurel, Nebraska, drove up from
Ewing today for a short visit at the
E. D. Henry home.
Ever held in Emmet, Nebraska
Commencing, Saturday, May 23,1925
Having purchased the Henry Bay Business in O’Neill and expect to open an up
to-date meat market and grocery'about June 1, 1925, I will offer for sale my entire
stock of Groceries and Dry Goods.
A Few of the
32-inch Ginghams.Regular Price 32c—Sale Price 23c
36-inch Percales, lgts.Regular Price 25c—Sale Price 19c
36-inch Light Outing Flannels, Regular Price 32c—Sale Price 21c
36-inch Percales, Darks .Regular Price 22c—Sale Price 16c
36-inch Black Sateen.Regular Price 55c—Sale Price 40c
Men’s Work Shoes..Regular Price $3.00—Sale Price $2.43
Men’s 220 Overalls.Regular Price $2.00—Sale Price $1.68
Boys’ 220 Overalls _Regular Price $1.65—Sale Price $1.39
These are just a few of our specials as our entire stock must go consisting of
men’s, ladies’ and children’s hose, men’s dress shirts, men’s and boys’ work shirts,
boys’ school or work shoes, men’s work gloves, ladies' and children’s underwear, mus
lins, ginghams, towlings, rubber foot wear, tennis shoes, etc. There will be except
ional offers in our grocery department every day during this sale. Just come in, it
will mean dollars to you.
Ross E. Harris
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