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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Aug. 6, 1925)
VOLUMN XLVI. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 1925. NO. 10.
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.
A son was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Lew Wyant last Sunday.
Miss Helen and Miss Hilda Gal
lager are visiting friends in Inman
Henry Zimmerman has been con
fined to his home this week with an
attack of lumbago.
Mr. and Mrs. M. O. Finley and
daughter, Betty Lou, of Norfolk, vis
ited with friends here last week.
Mr. and Mrs. WT. G. Beha and
children returned home last week from
an auto trip to Des Moines, Iowa.
Ed Evans of the Sioux City Stock
Yards Co., has been the guest of J.
B. Ryan the latter part of this week.
John A. Harmon was called to Des
Moines, Iowa, Monday morning, to
attend the funeral services for an
uncle, James Nugent.
Mrs. E. P. Driscoll, of Phoenix,
Arizonia, is visiting here with her
mother, Mrs. Mike Gallagher, and
other O’Neill relatives.
A marriage license was issued last
Tuesday to Harold Delano, of St.
Lawrence, South Dakota, and Miss
Gertrude Conger, of Ewing.
Mr and Mrs. Ray Zimmerman re
turned Monday from a several weeks
auto trip through Iowa and Illinois
during which they visited relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Ragan drove
over from Creighton last Sunday to
visit at the Tom Quinn home and to
enjoy the rodeo and base ball game
between O’Neill and Verdigre.
Mrs. J. C. Gallagher and two sons,
Junior and John, of Toledo, Ohio,
are visiting at the homes of Mrs.
Mike Gallagher and J. P. Gallagher.
They arrived here last Friday.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Nolan accom
panied by Mrs. Mary Zastrow left
the first of the week for Denver,
Colorado, for a visit with Mr. Nolan’s
brother. They will be away a couple
Miss Loretta Sullivan and Miss
Winnie Shaughnesy left Tuesday
morning for Denver and Colorado
Springs for a visit with relatives and
a vacation from their duties at the
T. E. Alderson, W. S. Grimes and
Kermit Grimes returned Monday
from a trip to Herrick, Souh Dakota,
where they engaged about thirty In
dians to add to the sports of the
South Fork Fair.
Frank Phalin, E. V. Bishop and
Joel Parker drove down to the Cedar
river Monday for a little bass fishing.
They returned with several large
ones, but report that the fish were
not biting good.
Casper (Wyoming) Tribune, Aug
ust 1st: “Mrs. Ayers, accompanied
by Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Beaver and
and Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Hodgkin, of
Sidney, Nebraska, have been touring
the Yellowstone Park.”
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Radaker, of
Newport, Mrs. May Farner, of Way
ne, Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Farner, of
Stuart, drove down from Newport
and Stuart and spent Wednesday
evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
R. M. Sauers.
Ten dollars in cash will be given for the best name
offered for our butter. Am having my own special
cartons printed for the butter with the name and
design on them. Send your favorite name to this
paper before August 15th.
The Woman’s Club will select a committee to act
Ask your dealer for a pound of this butter.
The Sanitary Dairy
F. H. LANCASTER, Owner.
The telephone company at Atkinson j
will move into their new quarters
next Sunday. The building was con
structed especially for their use.
Kenneth Braddock, residing eleven
miles east of O’Neill, entered the
training camp at Des Moines, Iowa,
on August 1st for a month’s military
Judge and Mrs. R. R. Dickson are
enjoying the pleasures of camp life
at Templar park on the banks of
Lake Okaboji, near Spirit Lake, Iowa.
They expect to return home soon via
Omaha and Lincoln.
John J. Harrington and daughter,
Mary Maxine, who have been here
visiting Mr. Harrington’s mother and
sister, for the past three weeks, re
turned to their home at Dallas, South
Dakota, Sunday morning.
Mrs. Mary Mullen, accompanied
by her grandson, Master Gene Harty,
expects to leave for her home in Oak
land, California, next Sunday. Mas
ter Gene will spend the winter in the
land of sunshine and flowers.
Frank Youngkin, of the Purcell
Produce Company, left last Saturday
with a carload of chickens for the
New York City markets. Mr. Young
kin will visit a brother in Pennsyl
vania who is suffering from a stroke
Ed Roche, residing three miles north
of Page, was brought to the office of
Dr. Finley last Monday with a badly
lacerated wrist and hand which he
sustained when the mall he was using
to drive a steel post missed the post,
his hand came in contact with the
post causing the injury.
Mr. and Mrs. Guy Young and
family arrived here from their home
at Hornell, New York, last Monday
evening for a visit with their parents,
A. L. Rouse and Mr. and Mrs. C. R.
Young. They drove from their New
York home in seven days. They will
remain here about two months.
Mrs. J. F. O’Donnell entertained
twelve ladies at bridge Tuesday
afternoon at her home at Seventh
and Douglas streets. The honor
guests were Mrs. Frank Rentschler,
of Springview, and Miss Sadie Ruddy,
of Los Angeles, California. Mrs. S.
J. Weekes won the first prize, Mrs.
J. P. Gilligan was awarded the guests
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Murray and
daughter, Mrs. S. A. Soukup and her
son, Francis, left Thursday morning
by auto for Hemmingford, Nebraska,
for a visit with Mrs. Murray’s sister,
Mrs. Hollenrake. They will also visit
relatives at Crawford, Chadron and
other points in the western part of
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Clauson drove
to Ainsworth Saturday night after
Mr. Clauson closed the barber shop,
and were the guests of Judge and
Mrs. R. A. Baker. Sunday and Mon
day was spent at Enders Lake south
of Ainsworth. We understand that
a large number of perch and about
half that many bass succumbed to
the artifices of the party.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hull entertain
ed a large number of guests at their
country home seventeen miles north
of O’Neill, Saturday evening, at a
miscellaneous shower for their son
and his prospective bride, Miss Lila
Pinkerman. About one hundred and
twenty-five were present. A dinner
was served at midnight. Many beu
tiful pi'esents were received.
The J. B. Byers Co., of Denver.
Colorado, have leased the Brennan
building for a term of years and will
open a general store therein about
the first of September. They will
carry a line of piece goods and ready
to-wear. The front of the building is
being remodeled and arranged for the
convenience of the new firm. Jack Al
linger will be the manager of the
Clarence Zimmerman, accompa
nied by Hugh McLeod, drove to Hast
ings, Nebraska, Saturday afternoon
returning Sunday afternoon, where
they visited at the Harold Zimmer
man home. Miss Beftty Jane,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold
Zimmerman, returned with Clarence
to O’Neill and will visit for some
time with Grandpa and Grandma
Stock shipments have been strong
during the past week. Sunday O. A.
Kilpatrick shipped two cars of cat
tle, Tony King, one car cattle, Jim
Moore, one care cattle, John Berger,
one car cattle, Frank Pruss, one car
hogs, all to Omaha, Frank Pruss one
car hogs to Buffalo. Tuesday’s ship
ment of cattle was Henry Hertemann,
one car, G. W. Klopper, one car, John
Donlin, three cars. John W. Hickey
shipped a car of lfogs to Omaha Tues
J. D. Cronin left Tuesday morning
tor a short sojourn at Hot Springs
and other points in the Black Hills.
Miss Floia Hoagland, who has been
teaching in the Sioux City schools for
the past three years arrived Tuesday
to spend a week with Miss Mary
Those who have contributed books
and magazines to the library recently
are Mrs. C. N. King, July magazines;
Mrs. Chas. Cole, thirty-five volumes,
fiteen of which are Dickens works.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred McNally and
children left in their car Monday af
ternoon for a visit with relatives at
Schuyler, Nebraska, and Denver,
Colorado. They expect to be gope a
couple of weeks.
John Biglin drove up from Hast
ings Friday to attend the rodeo and
baseball tournament Saturday and
Sunday and with Mrs. Biglin and the
children who had been visiting here
for several weeks returned home Mon
The large smile that Charley Pruss
has been wearing around the last
several days is due to the arrival of
a new granddaughter, at the residence
of Mr and Mrs. Pruss Tuesday even
ing. The young lady is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Caster, of
Maple Grove and she weighs eight
Atkinson Grphic: Mrs. Hannah
Riley met with an accident Monday
that resulted in a broken arm. Mrs.
Riley was returning to the ranch from
town by auto and about six miles out
the car balked in the sand and she
had to crank it, and in the cranking
operation the damage was done.
With this painful injury she waited
for some time for a passing auto to
bring her to town where the broken
bones were set.
A strip of country from a mile to
a mile and a half in width between
O’Neill and Emmet and extending six
or seven miles to the north, was visit
ed by hail Sunday afternoon. Hail
fell to a depth of two to three inches,
slitting corn leaves and doing con
siderable damage, but late reports are
that the damage is not as severe as
at first estimated. Several sections
of the country also received good
rains Sunday afternoon and night,
several inches being recorded at. the
Connolly and Gallagher places four
teen miles northwest of town.
A family traveling to Wyoming in
a car became stranded at the tourist
park last Tuesday evening. The
mother of the family made her
troubles known in her endeavor to ob
tain some food for her children who
were hungry. The Catholic Daught
ers, who were having a picnic at the
Country Club that evening were ap
prised of the condition of the family,
and at once suppled them with bask
ets of fried chicken and other deli
cacies usually in evidence on picnic
occasions. That the gift was thank
fully received was evidenced by the
tears that ran down the cheeks of the |
children when they looked into the
baskets. The mother had just return
ed to camp with two small loaves of
bread—all that she was able to obtain
during her search for food. The
family left Wednesday morning for
LARGE BARN BURNED.
EXPLOSION THE CAUSE
The large barn on the John Bellar
farm owned by the First National
Bank, of Columbus, Nebraska, and
occupied by C. A. Strong, ten miles
northwest of O’Neill, was totally de
stroyed by fire Wednesday forenoon.
Mr. Strong was threshing oats and
stacking the straw in the barn as had
been the custom in former years.
About three loads of bundles had
been threshed when Mr. Strong and
two boys, who were stacking the
straw in the barn, went to the well
for a drink of water. Mr. Strong
says that just as he and the boys
were returning to the barn fire seemed
to come from the blower and almost
simultaneously there was an ex
plosion. The barn was completely
enveloped in flames. Mr. Strong and
the large force of men succeeded in
removing the threshing machine and
loads of bundles from the vicinity of
the barn but not until the machine,
which was a steel rig, had been sur
rounded by fire. Mr. Strong suffered
the loss of one horse, one calf, con
siderable harness, some hay and
We are informed that the barn and
contents were insured.
Several theories are advanced as
to the cause of the fire and explosion,
but the one that seems to be the
most plausible is that the fire origi
nated in the machine, either from
friction or static which ignited the
dust in the barn causing the ex
plosion. Several similar fires have
been reported this year.
There is no more important quality to your Gro
cery purchases than their Freshness.
You will see the realization of this fact in every
article (large or small) that is offered for sale
Your satisfaction is our highest aim and, if given
the opportunity, will be accomplished in each pur
Pears and Peaches for Canning.
Call No. 47.
Ross E. Harris
Meat Market and Grocery
McLaughlins kept fresh coffee service
CHARLES ROTHMAN HOUSE
TOTALLY DESTROYED BY
EARLY MORNING BLAZE
The one story residence owned by
Johnny Olds and occupied by Charles
Rothman and family, was totally de
stroyed by a blaze which was dis
covered by Otto Clevish, a neighbor
residing a short distance from the
Rothman residence, at about four
o’clock Sunday morning. Nothing
was saved from the home. Mr. Roth
man was compelled to make his es
cape from the burning building
through a window. Other members
of the family were not at home at
the time of the fire.
The building and contents were
ALLEN OF O’NEILL TEAM
LEADS PITCHERS OF STATE
Holt county baseball fans need not
go away from home to see baseball
pitching of big league class anil form.
Whenever they attend a garr o in
which O’Neill iB participating and Ed
Allen is on the mound they are see
ing the leading pitcher of Nebraska
in action, bar none. Allen within the
last eight days has defeated two
league pitchers in games which were
almost entirely pitchers battles in
which the least letdown meant de
feat. The first was Carl Stimpson,
in the game at Stuart last Thursday
in which O'Neill won by a score of 5
to 2. The other was Fred Wigging
ton last Sunday, when O’Neill de
feated Verdigre 1 to 0. Both of
these pitchers could be playing in the
Western league or the American as
sociation if they cared to. Wigging
ton is and for two years has been
under contract with the St. Louis Na
tional leaguers, but refused to report
this year. Both men not only are
good pitchers but also good batters
and good base runners. Allen con
sistently leads them in all three ac
complishments. Each of the two oc
casionally have brilliant days in which
they may outshine the O’Neill hurler,
but Allen never varies. He is good
all of the time. Allen last Sunday in
the game with Verdigre outpitched
and outhit Wiggington in a game as
fast and as errorless as a world
series one. The following from the
World Herald pf Monday shows how
Stimpson and Wiggington are con
sidered by the Omaha and Council
“Council Bluffs baseball fans will
this afternoon be treated to a game
that should whet their appetite for
the southwestern Iowa tournament,
which is to begin the latter part of
this month, when the crack Millard,
Nebraska, squad invades Broadway
park to tackle the Athletics, Council
Bluff’s fast semipro aggregation.
“Both Millard and the Athletics are
entered in the Class A section of the
tournament and today’s game should
give an indication of which is most
likely to run the gauntlet to the finals.
Wiggington, formerly with the St.
Louis Nationals and Omaha Western
league, will twirl for Millard,while the
Athletics have a trio to choose from
in “Lefty" Powers, Art Dyck and
The city takes what
the farmer raises, in
cluding the farm
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