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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 15, 1925)
VOLUMN Xl.vr O'NEILL. NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1925. NO. 20.
It’s The Best
We Know Of
A Certificate of Deposit in this
bank has many advantages over
other forms of investment.
The interest is always paid the day
it is due and it can always be con
verted into cash quickly if the money
is needed, or opportunity is presented.
This bank carries no indebtedness
of officers or stockholders.
Resouces over $600,000.00.
The O’Neill National Bank
Mrs. As Perry, of Atkinson, was
visiting O’Neill friends Wednesday.
Miss Marie Bazelman came up
from Ewing Sunday and visited with
the home folks.
A. C. Morton and family have mov
ed to their residence in the northeast
part of the city.
The W. C. T. U. will jmeet at the
i home of Mrs. Edgar Deland on Oc
tober 20th, at 2:30.
Wm. Bockoff, of Atkinson, was
transacting business and visiting
O’Neill friends Wednesday.
Mrs. A. L. Willcox returned Mon
day evening from a ten days visit
with relatives at Griswold, Iowa, and
Mr. and Mrs. W. P. Curtis drove
to Broken Bow, Nebraska, last Mon
day and visited until Thursday with
friends and relatives.
Summary of money value of 1924
field crops, and the value of live stock
and poultry on farms in Holt county
as of January 1, 1925: Field crops
$5,834,473.21; live stock $5,131,587.40;
poultry $113,729.94; total $11,079,
Charles Cole and son, Wayne, ar
rived here from Texas last week and
will look after business in this vicin
ity for about a month.
The Woman’s Working Society of
the Presbyterian church will meet
with Mrs. L. A. Carter, Thursday
afternoon, October 22nd.
Mr. and Mrs. Clear C. Golden are
the proud parents of a daughter born
to them at their home in Cheshire,
Connecticut, on October 12th.
Inman Leader: A message receiv
ed from Jesse Fowler, of Jamestown,
California, states the arrival of a nine
pound boy at their home last Monday
Eli Hershiser returned home last
Thursday evening from Norfolk where
he spent about two and one-half
weeks following an operation for
L. W. Arnold has been in New
Orleans since September 18th, where
he will be engaged for the winter sell
ing mules. Mrs. Arnold expects to
join him later.
O’Neill friends of Miss Marie Brue
geman have received word that she
submitted to an operation for appen
dicitis last Sunday at the Lynch hospi
tal. Miss Marie had gone to the home
(1 her parents near Bristow to spend
Sunday when she was taken suddenly
A sack of candy will be given
Free to every child that enters
our store, any time during the
Call No. 47.
Ross E. Harris
Meat Market and Grocery
McLaughlins kept fresh coffee service
Neligh News: Tom Edwards and
family, of O’Neill, until recently of
Royal, visited Sunday with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Lorren Richardson
and children left Sunday morning for
an auto trip to points in southern
Missouri and the Osarks. They will
visit friends enroute.
Miss Minerva and Miss Amolia
Merrill and Miss Eva Spangler drove
to Ewing Friday for a couple of days
visit with their uncle, Will Spangler
and family and with other friends.
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Philibert, of Ft.
Collins, Colorado, returned home
Wednesday morning following a
week’s visit here with the latter’s
brother, E. N. Purcell and family.
Frank Smith, of Omaha, a son of
Grant Smith, formerly of this city,
and Lew Storz, of Omaha, were
guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mellor
last week while here on a hunting
Miss Mildred Rouse, who is attend
ing school at Wayne normal, accom
panied by her friend, Bernice Marlett,
came up Friday to spend the week
end at home, returning to Wayne
J. B. Mellor has purchased the ce
ment garage east of the Mellor gar
age on east Douglas. Mr. Mellor
erected this garage just fourteen
years ago and occupied the building
for several years.
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hubbell expects
to go up to their ranch near Crooks
ton, today, where they will do some
improving before the winter begins.
Mr. Hubbell also has considerable al
falfa hay to dispose of.
Mrs. A. B. Newell, of Seattle,
Washington, came last week for a
visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. O.
W. Baker. She was a delegate to the
national convention of the American
Legion at Omaha recently.
Miss Marguerite Hough returned
from Norfolk Monday where she
went to consult Dr. Gadbois, who per
formed an operation on her nose.
She is much improved in health and
expects to be back in school soon.
The I. O. O. F. Holt County As
sociation, District No. 60, will meet
at Page, Nebraska, November 3rd.
All Odd Fellows are requested to be
at this meeting. The grand master
and grand secretary will be present.
P. F. Van Allen, of this city, re
ceived the announcement Monday of
of the death of his brother, Edward
A. Van Allen in a hospital in Omaha,
Sunday evening. Funeral services
are being held in Neligh today. He
is survived by his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. E. C. Van Allen, of Platte Cen
ter, and one brother, P. F., of this
J. O. Hubbell returned home this
morning from Columbus where he
closed a deal for the Meridiann hotel
which has been operated for the past
year or more by the O’Connell Broth
ers, formerly of this city. We under
stand that the O’Connell Brothers
will take charge of a large hotel in
Des Moines, Iowa. The change will
be made on the 16th of November.
The Martez club enjoyed a 7:30
o’clock dinner at the Golden hotel
Tuesday evening, followed by bridge.
The dinner was quite an elaborate af
fair. The following prizes were
awarded: High score, Miss Irenaeia
Biglin; second high score, Mrs. E. T.
Campbell; consolation, Mrs. John Mc
Manus; first all-cut, Miss Grace Ham
mond; second all-cut, Miss Alice
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Allinger ar
rived in O’Neill Monday morning
from a short wedding trip to Okla
homa following their marriage at
University Place, Saturday, October
3rd. Mr. Allinger has made a large
circle of friends during the few weeks
that he has resided in the city as the
manager of the Byars store and we
are confident that Mrs. Allinger will
soon become acquainted with the
people here and also enjoy a wide
circle of friends.
The checker fans of O'Neill will be
pleased to learn that Frank Votruba,
the checker wonder who resided in
O’Neill last winter and spring, and
who represented the O’Neill club at
the state tournament last winter, has
been getting revenge on Mr. Dickson,
of Omaha, who beat him in the tourn
ment play. Votruba played twenty
games with Dickson defeating him 7
to 2 with 11 draws. Votruba also
played Smith, another top-notcher,
j twenty-two games which resulted in
| a victory for the former 10 to 2 with
10 draws. Votruba stands a good
chance to win the state title this
winter if he keeps up his present gait.
MANY INJURIES IN
O’NEILL AND VICINITY
Mrs. Wm. Shaughnesy was quite
severely burned about the face and
hands last Tuesday afternoon when
a pan of gasoline exploded which she
had been using to clean some gar
ments just outside the back door.
During the process of cleaning Mrs.
Shaughnesy had occasion to go into
the house a no get something from
the stove near the blaze, the gasoV.ne
on her hard caught fire and Bhe rush
ed outside and not thinking, put her
hand into the pan of gasoline which
she had been using, the pan exploded
and enveloped her in flames; she was
wearing a woolen hood which pro
tected her hair and head; Mr. Shdugh
nesy and son, Harry, were working
near the house and at once went to
her assistance and succeeded in ex
tinguishing the flames. The blaze
caught the north side of the house
which burned quite rapidly, but
with the assistance of a band of six
or seven Cherokee Indians, who had
been with the Perry Circus all sum
mer and were returning to Oklahoma,
the fire was soon subdued. While Mrs.
Shaughnesy’s burns are severe they
are not thought to be serious.
Thomas Sullivan, son of Mr. and
Mrs. John Sullivan, and who is one of
the county patrolmen, was badly
burned about the body last Saturday
while eating lunch in the county
county garage in this city. The day
was quite chilly and one of the other
patrolmen decided to hurry the fire
in the stove with a little gasoline; as
he opened the door to throw the gaso
line into the stove the small tin can
containing the gas caught fire, he
threw the can from him not thinking
where it was going and it dropped
into Tom’s lap setting his clothing
ablaze, he rushed outside and with
the assistance of the other boys his
clothing was removed and the fire ex
tinguished but not until he was badly
burned. He is getting along nicely.
Joseph Donohoe, son of Mr. and
Mrs. T. F. Donohoe, residing eight
miles north of O’Neill on the high
way, met with what might have been
a serious accident Wednesday morn
ing while on the way to school. Jo
seph had just met an oil truck when
a dog run under his wheel causing
the car to turn over; he was thrown
out and as near as can be learned, the
ct!r rolled over him. Miss Winifred
Murray was at the scene of the acci
dent when it occurred and brought
him to the office of Dr. Gilligan at
once. He was badly bruised and skin
ned-up but no bones were broken. He
is feeling fairly good this morning
and seems to be getting over the ef
fects of the accident nicely.
While mixing bread at St. Mary’s
Academy early Tuesday morning,
Sister Prexades, who was employed
in the bakery of the academy, sus
tained severe injuries to her right
hand while taking dough from the
mixer while it was in motion. The
hand was badly lacerated and the first
and second fingers were dislocated at
the knuckle joint.
Thomas, the ten year old son of
Mr. and Mrs. James Welsh, of Knox
ville, suffered a broken nose Tuesday
afternoon while playing ball with an
other lad. The bat slipped and struck
Thomas with the above result. He
was brought to O’Neill and received
medical attention Wednesday morn
Miss Elizabeth McNally, the two
and one-half year old daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred McNally suffered
a broken left collarbone while play
ing upon the bed last Saturday morn
A. E. Bowen made a misstep while
coming down town Monday and turn
ed his right ankle which is causing
him to limp perceptibly.
Dor.ald Stannard received a broken
collarbone Wednesday morning while
playing foot ball at the school house.
Issued By The County Judge.
Virgil I. Rockford, Kola, Nebr.
Miss Mildred L. Bruner, Kola, Neb.
Cecil O. Sovereign, Brunswick, Neb.
Miss Edith G. Bruner, Kola, Neb.
Joseph Lloyd Quinn, Atkinson.
Mfss Katherine Ullrich, Atkinson.
THE GOLDEN HOTEL
Th(D Golden Hotel is now being
operated by Mr. and Mrs. Roy Griffin,
who purchased the interests of
Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Hubbell. The
change of management dates from
! October 1st.
F. O. B. TOLEDO
W. H. Stein
MR. AND MRS. WM. HULL
About sixty-five relatives and
friends surprised Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Hull, of Meek, Nebraska, on
their fiftieth wedding anniversary on
Wednesday of last week, by gather
ing at their home with well filled
baskets containing edibles for the
sumptuous dinner which was served.
Just fifty years had elapsed since
the nuptial knot wps tied, uniting
William Hull and Miss Sarah Ellen
Ross, at Boone, Iowa, on October 7,
1875, where they made their home for
four years. They emigrated to Holt
county from Boone, Iowa, in a cover
ed wagon, and located upon a home
stead which they still maintain as
their home and upon which they have
continuously resided for the past
The children present were Elmer
Hull and family, of Meek; Clyde Hull
and family, of Paddock; Mrs. Sarah
Nelson and family, of Meek; Levi
Hull and family, of O’Neill; Mrs.
Alice Miller, of Boone, Iowa; Arch
Hull and family, of Crookston; Mrs.
Altha Jones and family, of Meek;
Mrs. Esther Haynes and family, of
Meek; Will Hull at home; Edwin
Hull, of O’Neill; Mrs. Edna Mellor
and daughter, of Red Bird.
The grand children were Claude,
Guy, Glen, Doyle, Harold,Mary Ellen,
Pearl Loyal, Bernard and Opal Hull;
Paul and Marguerite Nelson, William
and Cecil Darlene Hayes, Millo, Ma
ble, Lucile and Morris and baby
Jones, Lavon and Ralph Miller, Opal
and Artis Mellor. The families of the
grand children including four great
grand children were present.
Other friends present were: Albert
Kaczor and family, of Meek; Miss
May McGowan, Will Harvey, Elmer
Rouse and wife, and Bert Miller, of
Blackbird; Frank Griffith and wife,
Roy Spindler and wife, and Mrs.
Harry Fox, of Meek.
The guests presented Mr. and Mrs.
Hull with two large leather rockers
as a remembrance of the occasion.
Seventh and Eighth Grade.
The following were neither absent
nor tardy during September: Pearl
Clevish; Llcyd Davidson, Frank
Davidson, Grace Hancock, Bonny Loy,
Anita Liddy, Bruce Rummell, Albert
Rummell, Violet Rosier, Maxine Sim
mons, Elvin Thomson, Arnold Wil
liams and Dorothy Youngkin.
The classes are now taking the six
weeks’ tests. The following earned
100 per cent in agriculture: Austin
Schriner, Bruce Rummell, Albert
Rummell, Edgerton Haskins, Anita
Liddy and Evelyn Pinkerman.
Mrs. Eunice Sanders visited classes
Joseph Connelly entered the eighth
Edwin Burival was absent Monday.
The Hygiene class was weighed
Friday afternoon and this weight re
corded for a Weight and Measure
ment chart to be kept by this grade
for the year. Due to the lack of
equipment in the Physical Education
department this weighing was done
by Mr. Harbottle at the Swift &
Company cream station.
Mrs. Saucerman and Mrs. Stauffer
visited this room Tuesday afternoon.
Ten pupils of the fourth grade,
under the direction of Miss Gilligan
took part in the Parent Teachers As
sociation program Tuesday.
Roy Parshall enrolled in the fourth
grade Thursday. This brings the en
rollment in this grade to 25.
Visitors this week were: Mrs. H.
W. Beers, Mrs. Elmer Surber, Mrs.
A. Wyant, Mrs. Madison, Mrs. Welsh,
Mrs. Spindler, Mrs. King.
Miss Mary Disterhaupt and Mr.
Charles Ballon, both of Atkinson,
were married Wednesday, September
30, at O’Neill, and left the same day
for a trip to Omaha. The parties to
this union are well and favorably
known in this vicinity where the
bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs . Joe
Disterhaupt, have lived for a number
Mr. Ballon is a member of one of
the pioneer families of Holt county,
residing southwest of Atkinson. He
has built a new farm residence on his
land in that locality and upon their
return the newly married pair will
make their home there, where the
best wishes of their many friends fol
We are offering for a limited time an all Cotton Mat
tress, round corners, weight 45 pounds with a nice Art
This mattress sells regularly for $10.00.
O. F. Biglin
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