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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (July 30, 1925)
_ State Historical Society
VOLUMN XLVI. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JULY 30, 1925. NO. 9.
I ””e Who Gets Slapped
I Lon Chaney, Norma Shearer, John Gilbert. Sunday and Monday—Royal
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During the coming week
we are offering a won
derful All Clean Cotton
A mattress as good as this Sells regularly at $13.50.
Full 50 pounds of clean Cotton are enclosed in a
fancy art tick. Top, bottom and sides are felted
cotton while the center is all fluffy cotton.
O. F. Biglin
Mr. and Mrs. Less Hough were in
Omaha last week.
A son. was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Jack McKennna on July 19th.
A daughter was born to Mr. and
Mrs. George Losher last Sunday.
Mrs. Max Golden and Miss Mariam
Golden are visiting friends in Colum
Judge and Mrs. R. R. Dickson went
to Spirit Lake, Iowa, Monday, for an
J. F. O’Donnell and son, Hugh, and
Pete Van Allen, drove to Norfolk the
first of the week to attend the golf
Miss Elsie Kellogg, of Valentine,
spent a couple of days the first of the
week at the home of Mrs. W. C. Tem
Miss Mary Markey returned last
week from a visit with relatives in
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Cole departed
Sunday morning for their new home
Lawrence Chapman came up from
Omaha, last Sunday for a visit with
Mrs. Mildred Tomsik has filed a
petition for divorce from her hus
W. H. Harty and daughter, Mary
Genevieve, left Wednesday morning
for Shellsburg, Wisconsin, for a visit
Mr. and Mrs. John Hiber returned
to their home at Hastings Tuesday
morning after a ten days visit with
friends and relatives here and at
Every man ought to know exactly
what he can do in case a good op
portunity is presented. Right bank
ing connections make this possible.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resources over $600,000.00.
Miss Pauline McPharlin went to
Omaha last Saturday for a visit with
her sister, Mrs. Goodwin.
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Soukup and
family left Tuesday for their new
home at Miami, Florida.
Mrs. D. Loy and children were
visiting with her brother, Bert Jones,
in Clearwater, last week.
Miss Maxine O’Donnell returned
Friday evening from a several weeks’
visit at Omaha and in Iowa.
Miss Dorothy Neff is assisting in
the office of the county judge during
the illness of Miss Marie Brugeman.
Arthur Mullen and mother, Mrs.
James Mullen, returned to Omaha
Thursday morning after a short visit
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Omart and
Mrs. W. J. Gry drove to Yankton,
South Dakota, last week for a visit
Wm. Cronin and grandson, Master
Harry Grady, went to Casper, Wyom
ing, last Sunday for a two month's
visit with relatives.
Leo Jacob Shamler is asking that
the court grant him a divorce from
his wife, Mabel Leone. The petition
was filed July 15th.
Ray Hartford and family moved
here from Page last week and are
occupying the Ed Tierney house in
the east part of town.
Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Carter, of Kos
hopah, Nebraska, are visiting Mrs.
Carter’s brother, W. W. Abbott and
other relatives in O’Neill.
E. N. Purcell and daughter, Miss
Iola, returned'home Wednesday even
ing from an auto trip to Stromsburg,
York, Lincoln and Omaha.
T. V. Golden was exhibiting a num
ber of large cat fish last Thursday
which he landed near his ranch near
Stafford, the previous evening.
Mrs. Lester Gibson, of Chadron, ar
rived Thursday morning to be the
guest of Mrs. A. L. Willcox and Miss
Helen Willcox for a few days.
Sister Eugene and Sister Sacred !
Heart of Sioux City, came Saturday
evening for a short visit with Sister
Eugene’s mother, Mrs. O. F. Biglin.
Col. Phil Ziemer and force of the
Bell Hotel, left Thursday morning for
the summer tour of Iowa, Minnesota
and Nebraska fairs and race meets.
J. M. Hunter, Lyle Curtis, Frank
Phalin and II. D. Grady returned
home Thursday evening from Enders
lake with a large number of perch and
Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Chapman and
son, Lawrence, expect to leave Friday
in their car for a week’s trip to Min
neapolis, Minnesota, where they will
The Methodist church has been
painted and repaired and the parson
age has been beautified with a new
front porch and interior painting
during the past two weeks.
Gerald Miles, P. B. Harty, George
H. Jc..3s, Stanley Soukup and C. W.
Conklin drove to Coluntbus the first
of the week to attend the state con
vention of the American Legion.
George E. Conners of the Perkins
Laboratories of Omaha is in the city
to interest the business men in the
establishment of a swimming pool
with a self-purifying water system.
Rev. J. A. Hutchins and family re
turned home last Friday evening from
a three weeks’ visit and auto trip
through Estes Park, Cripple Creek,
Denver and points of interest in the
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Curtis will leave
for Lincoln within a few days and
early in August will depart for South
America, where Mr. Curtis will be
employed as an engineer by the Sin
clair Oil company.
The entire membership of the Holt
county board of supervisors went to
Lincoln Tuesday to be present at the
letting of contracts for the construct
ion of the federal highway between
O’Neill and Ewing.
The garage on the Willcox ranch,
occupied by Walt O'Malley, was
struck by lightrting last Friday even
ing and burned as was also the auto.
We understand that the loss was
partially covered by insurance.
W. T. Lanigan, secretary of the
Greeley county fair has an advertise
ment in this issue of The Frontier
asking that running horses be brought
to the Greeley fair. Mr. Lanigan will
be in O’Neill Saturday and Sunday.
Miss Dorothy Grover, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Grover, formerly
of this city, is one of the leaders in a
beauty contest now being '“held at
Sioux City. Her picture appeared in
the Sioux City Journal of Tuesday.
Henry Mullen, residing north of
Emmet, suffered a broken collarbone,
several broken ribs and many severe
bruises when his car turned over with
him Sunday night on the Spencer
highway about twelve miles north of
A light shower amounting to .06 of
an inch of moisture fell here last Fri
day evening; a number of places in
the county report a fairly good rain.
Saturday night O’Neill and nearly all
parts of the county received about .23
of an inch.
J. T. Cox, traveling freight agent
for the C. B. & Q., was in O’Neill
Wednesday on his farewell trip. Mr.
Cox will retire August 1st, after
forty-five years of continuous service
with the company, and will enjoy life
for the remainder of his years.
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Gillespie en
tertained fourteen boys and girls,
mostly all members of the eighth
grade of the public school, at a birth
day party for their son, Bennett, last
Thursday evening. The young man
was celebrating his fourteenth birth
.Rev. Beers, of Stuart, has accepted
tka pastorate of the Presbyterian
church of this city and will be here
September first to take charge of
the work. Rev. Beers comes highly
recommended by the people of Stuart
who express their regret at his decis
ion to leave their city.
Mrs. R. L. Arbuthnot, daughter,
Miss Marion and son, Jack, Mrs. D.
Stannard and son, George, started
Tuesday for Ft. Snelling, Minnesota,
where Jack and George will enter the
Citizen’s Military Training Camp.
Mrs. Arbuthnot and Mrs. Stannard
will visit relatives at Winona, for a
Arthur Mullen and his mother,
Mrs. James Mullen, drove up from
Omaha Monday. Mrs. Mullen re
mained to visit with Mrs. Mary Mul
len, Mrs. W. H. Harty, Mrs. S. F.
McNichols and other O’Neill friends
and relatives for a few days, while
Mr. Mullen and F. J. Dishner drove
to Winner and the Rosebud on busi
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Erb were com
pletely surprised when a bunch of
their neighbors and friends went in
on them Tuesday evening, it being
Mr. Erb’s birthday anniversary. The
evening was spent in games and
stories. About midnight a bounteous
spread was laid consisting of ice
cream and cakes. All went home
feeling that they had spent a very
Project Engineer Marquis of the
state highway department, accom
panied by Mrs. Marquis, arrived Wed
nesday morning from Lincoln and
have taken apartments at the resi
dence of Mrs. J. J. Thomas. En
gineer Marquis will have charge of
the Ewing-O’Neill federal highway \
project, contracts for which will be
let Thursday of this week at Lincoln.
Construction is to start not later
than August 15th.
Charles M. Daly is threatened with
becoming an oil magnate. In fact
he is exposed and there is great
! danger of it taking. Mr. Daly
! is the owner of 240 acres of
land seven miles south of Stockton,
in Rooks county, Kansas. His hold
ings are a short distance west of the
Eldorado fields and oil also has been
struck a few miles to the south of
them. A test well now is being sunk
to the north and there are oil wells to
the west, which makes it a pretty
! safe bet that there is oil on the Daly
There isn’t a thing which should be found in a high-class grocery
store and meat market that can not he found here, of the best
quality obtainable and at prices to save you money.
We aim constantly to make our service the most comprehensive,
complete and satisfying of any grocery in this county.
If you care for that brand of service in your grocery buying, come
Fruits—For Canning—Peaches, Plums and Apricots, Italian
Prunes coming soon. Ask us about them.
Call No. 47.
Ross E. Harris
Meat Market and Grocery
McLaughlins kept fresh coffee service
Friends in O’Neill were shocked to
learn Sunday of the suicide at Butte,
of H. A. Olerich of the First National
bank of that city, which occurred Sat
urday evening. Mr. Olerich’s body
was found on a bed in the rear of the
offices of David Harrington, the
bullet entering immediately below
the chin and ranging upward. Ill
health is assigned as the cause of the
rash act, Mr. Olerich’s several banks
being in excellent financial condition
and his affairs in good shape. Mr.
□lerich, with the late Samuelj Sample
and Harry Mathews, first organized
the Butte bank, as a state bank, a
number of years ago. It is a coinci
dence that Mr. Sample also committed
suicide soon after the old state bank
Miss Grace Hammond accompanied
by her niece, Miss Margaret Ham
mond, left for Denver last week.4
1’hey were joined by Miss Mae Ham
mond of Omaha. The girls will go
to Los Angeles, California, soon for
a visit with their brother, Harold,
and with relatives and friends.
John T. Smith, of New York, gen
eral counsel of the General Motors
company, came clear to O’Neill to
fulfill the ambition of every golfer's
life. Mr. Smith made a hole-in-one
I on the local golf course last Friday.
Mr. Smith, an old friend of the Very
Reverend M. F. Cassidy and a cousin
of Mrs. John Sullivan, of O’Neill, and
Mrs. Nicholas O’Connell, of Atkinson,
arrived Friday morning for a short
visit with Father Cassidy. The hole
in-one occurred Friday afternoon
while he was playing the course with
O’Neill’s best golfer, P. J. O’Donnell.
The remarkable shot was made on No.
7, whinh necessitated a 1H5 yard drive.
The only other golfer ever to make
this hole in one is Charles E. Stout
and Mr. Stout has never repeatei the
performance. Mr. Smith, who is a
nephew of Father Smith’, the first
parish priest of O Neill, who died in
Omaha several years ago, left Satur
T. V. Golden and C. E. Stout went
to Norfolk the first of the week and
participated in the golf tournament.
The city takes what
the farmer raises, in
cluding the farm
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Bank Account With
means. , !
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