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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 24, 1925)
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CHICKEN THIEVES : .
SENTENCED TO THE
DOUGLAS COUNTY JAIL
Six chicken thieves, ranging ih age
from 64 years to 17 years, last Sat
urday were sentenced to stiff terms in
the Douglas county jail by District
Judge Robert R. Dickson' in the
judge’s announced campaign'to clean
up chicken stealing ih ’ the’ Fifteenth
Steve Payne, aged 64, and Charles
Allman, aged 36, both of Stuart,
drew six months each, Charles Cole
Jhr., aged 27, of Stuart, drew five
months; James Hoffman, 34, of
Stuart, and Lee Orr, 22 residing
northeast of O’Neill, were sentenced
to four months each and John Addi
son, 17, residing northeast of O’Neill,
was given three months.
Orr and Addison have been in the
Holt county jail since July awaiting
trial, which was the judge’s reason
for giving them light sentences. The
men were ordered taken to the Doug
las county jail because the capacity
of the Holt county jail is only four
committed prisoners. All six of the
men pleaded guilty and two others of
one of the gangs are still being
sought by officers.
Judge Dickson, who several years
ago sent several Boyd county chick
en thieves to the penitentiary, scath
ingly denounced the prisoners, char
acterizing chicken stealing as lower
than bootlogging and of almost equal
magnitude in its financial returns.
Chicken .stealing is attractive t > p tty
criminals, he said, because of the diffi
culty rightful owners have in identi
fying their property and the ease and
quick financial return with which the
loot can be disposed of for this reason,
The prisoners were taken to Omaha
for confinement by Sheriff Duffy of
Holt county Sunday morning.
WOMAN’S CLUB ACTIVITIES.
The regular reception for teachers
will take place at the club room on
the evening of September 30th, at 8
o’clock. Program in charge of social
committee. All teachers of O’Neill
schools are cordially invited.
Club Calendar for the Month of
Department of Literature.
October 7th. American Poetry Day
—Mrs. J. A. Brown, Leader.
Dept, of Heme Economics.
October 14th. Frozen Desserts,
Demonstration—Mrs. Suhr, Leader.
Department of Music and Art.
October 21st. Home Music. Archi
tecture—Mrs. Ryan, Leader.
| Royal Theatre |
HOME OF GOOD PICTURES.
-— FRIDAY —_
Larry S»man in
“THE GIRL IN THE LIMOUSINE”
— - SATURDAY __
Buck Jones in
Comedy and Fighting Ranger
- SUNDAY & MONDAY _
Colleen Moore in
SALL^ S BACK—And she’s brought
Leon Errol with her too. When you
see Leon fall you’ll laugh till the roof
shakes—and when Sally falls in love
you’ll thrill ’till your heart aches_
and when you’ve seen the whole won
derful show you’ll corn* back—again
Comedy and News
— TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY —
Jack Holt in
-THURSDAY & FRIDAV _!
Jetta Gondal in
“SALOME OF THE TENANTS”
Coming—“When A Man’s A Man.”
Among the sorority pledges an
nounced at the university at Lincoln
Monday appear the names of Miss
Inez Grant, of O’Neill, and Miss
Kathryn Krotter, of Stuart, to Kappa
The Sixth Annual Calendar of the
O’Neill Woman’s Club has been re
ceived from the hands of the printer.
It is one of the most attractive that
has yet been compiled. Unusual and
interesting programs in all depart
ments are in evidence. Let us strive
to make this our best and most
profitable years. Attend the meetings,
encourage your president, encourage
* Club Reorter.
St. Mary’s Academy will celebrate
its Silver Jubilee on October 1, 2, 3,
and 4, as follows:
October 1st—Sisters Day.
October 2nd—Academy Day.
8:00 a. m. High Mass, Chapel.
8:00 p. m. Pageant of St. Mary’s
K. C. Hall.
October 3rd—Alumnae Day.
8:00 a. m. Solemn Requiem
High Mass, St. Patrick’s
6:00 p. m. Business Meeting, St.
6:00 p. m. Benediction.
6:30 p. m. Banquet.
October 4th—10:30 a. m. Solemn
High Mass, St. Patrick’s
Sunday, October 4th—Is visitors
day and all friends of St. Mary’s are
cordially invited to visit the Academy
and renew friendship with the Sisters
MRS. JULIA COWPERTHWAITE.
Mrs. Julia Cowperthwaite died in
St. Joseph’s Home, at West Point,
Nebraska, Friday morning, September
18th, at about eleven o’clock follow
ing an illness of about four years,
two years of which time she was un
der the care of trained nurses at the
St. Joseph Home.
Juila Yant was born December 21,
1848, in Pennsylvania. She was mar
ried to Joseph A. Cowperthwaite at
Bushnell, Illinois, January 16, 1867;
to this union were born two children,
Etta, who died in infancy, and Arthur
L. of this city.
Mrs. Cowperthwaite came to this
city with her husband and family in
1900, from Beaver Crossing, Ne
braska. Her husband and son, A. L.
engaged in the cattle and hog ship
ping business which they continued
until the death of J. A. Cowperth
waite in January, 1920.
Shp was a member of the Presby
terian church of this city and a lady
who was always willing to aid and as
sist those in need.
Funeral services were held at West
Point and the remains were taken to
Omaha Saturday, September 19th,
where her body was cremated at
Forest Lawn cemetery.
MRS. SARAH ANN WILLIS.
Mrs. Sarah Ann Willis, one of the
early settlers ol' the northeastern
part of the county, died at the heme
of her daughter, Mrs. Frank Osborn,
in Norfolk, on September 16th, at the
age of ninety-two years.
Sarah Ann Coleman was born Aug
ust 16, 1833, in New Jersey. She
was married March 17, 1852, to Au
gustus Willis at Oak Grove, Wiscon
sin. She came to Holt county with
her husband and family in the spring
of 1880 and located upon a homestead
on Lost Creek where they made their
home for a number of years. For
the past thirty-five years she has
made her home with her daughter,
Mrs. Osborn. Her husband died in
The funeral services were held in
Norfolk, and burial was made in the
cemetery at Dorsey, Nebraska.
A wonderous future, full and
blight, loomed up for Johnny Dart.
He was prepared for life’s long fight.
He had a lucky start. Well trained
in schools with high ideals, his great
success was sealed, with every chance
to earn his meals in any work or
field. His first endeavor was to try
at selling real estate, but buyers did
n’t seem to buy, or else he was too
late. Yet other agents seemed to
sell their house or building site, be
cause they studied prospects well, and
did their duties right, while Johnny,
merely passed the buck and found
another field, where things did not
depend on luck and fortune had to
yield. Yet every place he had to
cave, because it didn’t pay. His
dreams, he didn’t quite achieve, and
so he woudn’t stay. The fault be
longed to Johnny Dart, if he had only
known. He reared, despite his lucky
start, the very crop he’d sown. For
any task beneath the sun, that’s
worth a widow’s mite, its worth the
cost to get it done, and worth the do-'
ing right.—Brick Smith.
The eighth grade has an enroll
ment of eighteen; nine boys and nine
The class devoted a period last
week to the poem of Edgar Guest.
Evelyn Pinkerman spelled down the
The class is drilling on the diacrit
ical marks in connection with their
The eighth grade welcomed eigh
teen members of the seventh grade to
their class room the first of the
(From last week.)
The teachers of the high school
and grades are giving a series of
educational and intelligence te its.
Tuesday afternoon the entire high [
school took the Terman intelligence
test. From the results of these tests
the intelligence quotient of each high
school pupil will be determined and
become a part of the permanent rec
ords of the school.
The intelligence quotient is a nu
merical value obtained by dividing
the mental age of a pupil by his
chronological age. The mental age
being determined by the score made
in an intelligence test. The average
normal pupil has an I. Q. of ap
proximately 100. I brighter than
average his I. Q. will be above 100,
if dull his I. Q. will fall below 100.
Educators who have made years of
study in this field have found the I.
Q. to be very nearly constant.. Child
ren who have been reexamined after
intervals of one to three years have
varied very little in their I. Q.
Those pupils in the high school who
have a very low intelligence quotient
will not be permitted to carry a heavy
schedule. Only those who have higher
than the average will be permitted
to carry more than average number
of high school subjects. Pupils with
I. Q. below 95 will be placed when
ever possible in those classes in
which their success is fairly probable.
As an example. A student with an
I. Q. of 95 if his work in plane geom
etry and begin algebra has i\ot been
carried successfully, should T>e dis
rvffi gvreov lgE,v
couraged from attempting solid geom
etry and advanced algebra. The
student with a low I. Q. who has had
difficulty in mathematics should not
enroll for physics. If he does the re
sult almost invariably will be failure
and discouragement in his school
witn tne i. y. oi tne nign scnooi
pupils available the high ; school
teachers hope in the future to elimi
nate the great number of failures
that have resulted in the past years.
The enrollment for the fourth
grade is now 24.
Hazel Walton enrolled for classes
last Monday. •*
Miss Mae Leod and Miss Dillon are
giving the National Intelligence test
to the fourth, fifth ad sixth grades.
Miss Gilligan, Miss Biglin, Miss
Hall and Miss Caffrey will give the
Otis Primary Intelligence test to
grades, Kindergarten, first, second
and third grades.
Miss Horiskey and Miss Trihy are
giving the Terman Intelligence test
to the seventh and eighth grades.
The Stanford Achievement test will
be given to all the grades this week.
HOLT COUNTY TEACHERS
WHO WERE PRESENT
(September 10-11.) *
No. Name Address
1—Mabel Miller, Redbird, Nebr.
3— Lorea Angus, Lynch.
4— Mabel Hill, Dorsey.
5— Minerva Merrell, O’Neill.
8— Mrs. Luella Parker, O’Neill.
9— Kamilla Uhl, O’Neill.
10— Mrs. Alice Kidd, Butte.
11— Zona Spoor, Atkinson.
12— Marjorie Spencer, Lynch.
13— Margaret Howard, O’Neill.
14— Merle J. Spindler, Phoenix.
16— Gertrude Wrede, Agee.
17— Loretta Enright, O’Neill.
18— Rose Timmermans, Stuart.
19— Anna Newton, Atkinson.
20— Mary Coufal, Emmet.
20—Verna Davis, Emmet.
20—Ruby Atteberry, Emmet.
23— Viola Park, Page.
24— Esther Winne, O’Neill.
26— Velda Oberle, Opportunity.
27— Marie McLeod, O’Neill.
31— Isabelle Wegner, Ewing.
32— Clifford Wolfe, Redbird.
33— Bernice Ernst, O'Neill.
35— Gertrude Seger, Atkinson.
36— Doris Brock, Atkinson.
37— Alma Lindberg, O’Neill.
38— Iris Carson, Redbird.
39— Alice Risinger, Page.
40— Rena Reiser, Butte.
41— Alice Kivett, Inman.
46— Sylvia Jeffries, Clearwater.
47— Emma Anspach, Inman.
48— Margaret McDonald, Agee.
50— Florence Larson, Page.
51— Lulu M'tchell, Butte.
52— Elsie Mulford, Stuart.
53— Agnes Hememvay, Clearwater.
55— Lulu Davis, Page.
56— Bernice Brentson, Opportunity.
57— Vera Howard, Orchard.
58— Mildred Keyes, Inman.
CO—Margaret Kane, Opportunity.
62— Lola Knapp, O’Neill.
63— Mrs. Guy Hull, Dorsey.
64— Lucy Kelley, O’Neill.
65— Etta Reimers, Inman.
67—Bessie Clary, Emmet.
69— Bea Morgan, Stuart.
70— Bertha Marshall, Stuart.
71— Bertha Leinhart, Chambers.
72— Anna James, Atkinson.
73— Mareta Isaacson, Martha.
74— Henry Zahradnicek, Atkinson.
76— Dorthy Deck, Atkinson.
77— Anna Coufal, Stuart.
79— Viola Henning, Atkinson.
80— Hazel McDonald, Agee.
83— Kathryn Borgelt, Ewing.
84— Robert Evans, Atkinson.
86— Ellen Lambert, Clearwater.
87— Wayve Woods, Chambers.
88— Alta White, Amelia.
88— Celia Fowler, Atkinson.
89— Ida Ahle, Atkinson.
90— Mary L. Wabs, Atkinson.
91— Mrs. Pearl Ulrich, Stuart.
92— Vergia Cromwell, O’Neill.
95— Mrs. Mabel Hubbard, Chambers
96— Dorothy Tomlinson, Opportunity
97— Grace Clapper, Page.
98— Marie Frickel, Atkinson.
100— Beulah Wilson, Lynch.
101— Florence Smith, Atkinson.
102— Frances Elder, Atkinson.
;05—Violet Coulter, Catalan.
107—John. Iiussell, Clearwater.
107— Ernest Farrier, Chambers.
108— Daisy Donnelly, Ewing.
HO—Hazel Sammons, Amelia.
11—Vera Madsen, O’Neill.
113—Mina Bazelman, O’Neill.
115—Arta Farrier, Chambers.
118— Jennie Gunter, Ewing.
119— Sylvia Clifford, Atkinson.
120— Esther Davis, Inman.
121— Alice Johnson, Chambers.
122— -Helen Alderson, Chambers.
123— Eva Primus, Ewing.
124— Mrs. Zola Fink, Page.
125— Catherine Carr, Stafford.
127—Mrs. L. W. Crippen, Opportunity
131—Freida Josten, rngin.
134—Mrs. Lillian Jelinek, Martha.
134— Ida Urban, Martha.
135— Belle Good, Ewing.
136— Milo Blowers, Stuart.
138—Marie Heiss, Page.
141— Eileen Tenborg, Emmet.
142— Agnes Rouse, Blackbird.
143— Marcella Bouska, Stuart.
144— Pennie * Peck, O’Neill.
145— Catherine Ullom, O’Neill.
146— Myrtle Libby, Ewing.
150.—Bessie Brennan, O’Neill.
152—Genevieve Cleary, Emmet.
155— Mrs. Melvin Klingler, Emmet.
156— Minnie Alderson, Chambers.
157 -Edmund O’Donnell, Emmet.
158— Jva Keefer, Atkinson.
159— Dorothy Bruder, Atkinson.
160— Elda Fullerton, Atkinson.
163—Loretta Dowd, Chambers.
165—Linus Murphy, O’Neill.
168— Theresa Ahle, Atkinson.
169— Helen Stolte, Atkinson.
170— Charles Fox, Meek.
171— Mary Barrett, O’Neill.
172— Vernon Wertz, Page.
173— Elta Hohman, Ewing.
174— Anna Murphy, Page.
178—William Schipman, Chambers.
180— Iris Tower, Atkinson.
181— Mrs. Mildred Hoffmah, O’Neill.
183— Clarence Silverstrand, Atkinson
184— Evelyn Tomjack, Ewing.
189—Dorothy Calkins, Redbird.
192— Mary Sauser, O’Neill.
193— Vera Mitchell, Butte.
196— Grace Tomjack, Ewing.
197— Maudie Walrath, Atkinson.
202— Keith Craig, Ewing.
203— Raymond Collins, Atkinson.
205— Anna Bouska, Stuart.
206— Margaret‘McCarthy, Inez.
208— Leah Cromwell, O’Neill.
209— Ora Whipple, Josie.
210— Florence Clifford, Tonawanda.
211— Mrs. Myrtle Medlen, Amelia.
213—Feme Clifford, Tonawanda.
216—Margeret Howery, Amelia.
218—Mildred Mlinar, Atkinson.
222— Selma Schricker, Loretto.
223— Grover Frost, Stuart.
224— Elvaetta Bellinger, Maple Grove
225— Mae Winchell, O’Neill.
226— Beulah Willoughby, Kola.
227— Marie Bazelman, O’Neill.
228— Mrs. Vern Sageser, Amelia.
228— Agnes Kennedy, Amelia.
229— Evelyn Davis, Atkinson.
231— Iola Conrad, Amelia.
232— Mary Brennan, O’Neill.
233— Anna Price, Blake.
236— Ruth Harper, Clearwater.
237— Ella West, Atkinson.
238— Nellie Hull, Dorsey.
240— Hattie Hull, Dorsey.
241— Esther Butler, Ewing.
242— Florence Davis, Atkinson.
243— Verona Vanderheiden, Elgin.
244— Alice Jardee, Stuart.
245— Edna McCarthy, O’Neill.
248— Esther Jensen, Page.
251—Helen Moss, Atkinson.
18Ms—Mamie Ludwick, Ewing.
249— Esther Carey, Stuart.
GRADE AND HIGH SCHOOL
TEACHERS WHO WERE
, PRESENT AT INSTITUTE
SEPTEMBER 10-11, 192S
PAGE HIGH SCHOOL.
District No. 2.
Supt. Raymond F. Maricle.
William E. Conry.
Mrs. June Townsend.
Mrs. William E. Conry.
O’NEILL HIGH SCHOOL.
District No. 7.
Supt. E. H. Suhr.
A. F. Dugger.
Mrs. A. F. Dugger.
Mrs. Martina Dishner.
Mary G. Horiskey.
ATKINSON HIGH SCHOOL.
District No. 21.
Supt. C. I. Peace.
L. C. Lindeblad.
EWING HIGH SCHOOL.
District No. 29.
Supt. D. S. Mohler.
J, H. Hungate.
Mrs. Pearl Borden.
Mrs. Myrtle Wood.
INMAN HIGH SCHOOL.
P -‘l- ’rt No. 30.
Lila I>I. Gardner.
TWO QUARTERS IN HOLT-COUNTY
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2:30 p. m.
On the above date on the premises we will sell at public auction to
the highest bidder the following described real estate situated 9 miles
north of Page, Holt County, Nebraska: The SW>4 of Sec. 30, and
the NE14 of Sec. 31, all in Twp. 30, North of Range 9 West of the 6th
P. M. containing 320 acres, more or less according to govt, survey.
The SW% of Sec. 30 as above described is all pasture land of first
class grazing land, well grassed, all fenced, and lies nearly level. There
is a well with windmill which supplies plenty of water for the stock.
The time is not far distant when grazing land will be worth real
money, and now is the time to buy when land is cheap.
The NE14 of Sec. 31 as above described has no improvements, but
is a number one hay quarter. This quarter will cut from ninety to
one-hundred tons of hay in ordinary years, and is a piece of land that
should be owned by several farmers who are so situated that they
do not have the hay land on their farms.
TERMS—Ten per cent of the purchase price date of sale:* Forty
per cent on March 1st, 1926, and the balance will be carried for a
term of five years from March 1st, 1926, by mortgage back on land
at option of purchaser. Good and sufficient abstract of title together
with warranty deed will be delivered to purchaser on day of settle
ment. - >•
Pioneer Insurance Company
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA, OWNERS,
R. L. Drayton, of Page, Clerk. Frank D. Carroll, Auctioneer.
B. J. Huigens, Sale Manager.’
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Our Next Big Combination
Sale is Set for Oct. 10.
If you have anything to sell, list it. If you want to bu^, wait
for this sale. Remember we sell everything.
JOHN L. QUIG, Manager.
Col. Jas. Moore, Auctioneer. O’Neill National Bank,. Clerk.
The above doesn’t disclose other important factors
in connection with a
Federal Farm Loan
A Low Interest Rate
Profit Sharing by Borrowers
Loan Expenses Paid by Dividends
Long Time Easy Payments With Options
No Red Tape
We are glad to answer any inquiry—address
JAS. F. O DONNELL
O’Neill :: :: :: :: Nebraska
Alice L. French.
Helen E. Loomis.
STUART HIGH SCHOOL.
District No. 44.
Supt. H. G. DeKay.
CHAMBERS HIGH SCHOOL.
District No. 137.
Supt. H. L. Thompson.
Rose M. Gerhold.
Mrs. Belva Farrier.
Flour, Bran, Shorts, Red
Dog Corn Meal
Meyer Feed Store
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