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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Jan. 5, 1928)
VOLUME XLVIII. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 5, 1928. NO. 32.
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* Mrs. J. H. McPharlin has been
quite ill this week.
Arthur King returned to the state
George Wrede came up from Oma
ha last Friday for a few days business
James McPharlin returned to
Creighton college, Omaha, Tuesday
S. F. McNichols went to Omaha
Wednesday to attend a convention of
Master Neil Ryan returned to his
school word at St. Mary’s, Kansas,
last Thursday morning.
Ralph McElvain has purchased the
Harry Sisco barber shop. Possession
was given January 1st.
Miss Miriam Gilligan expects to re
turn to her school work at Scotts
Bluffs, Nebraska, Saturday. ^
Miss Floia Hoagland, of Sioux
City, Iowa, was a guest of Miss Mary
Phalin over New Veal's; she returned
Bennett Gilligan departed for Kem
per Military College, at Booneville,
Missouri, last Sunday, where he will
resume his studies.
Irwin Cronin returned to Creigh
ton College, Omaha, Sunday morn
ing after having spent the holidays
with relatives and friends in O’Neill.
Miss Roberta Arbuthnot returned
to the state university at Lincoln
Tuesday morning, following a short
vacation spent with the home folks.
Arthur Barrett came up from
Sioux City last Friday for a visit
with his brother, John Barrett, who is
in very poor health, and with his
sister, Mrs. Alice Minton.
Homer Mullen spent New Years
with Mrs. Mullen in O’Neill. Homer
is traveling for the Skelly Oil Com
pany; he began working for the com
pany about two weeks ago.
Mrs. Luella Brook, of Atkinson,
spent the week-end with her sister,
Mrs. Allie Bronson, who is employed
in the county treasurer’s office, and
with her friend, Mrs. L. C. Chapman.
Atkinson Graphic: Mr. and Mrs.
Gerald Nellis and baby son are visit
ing Mr. Nellis' parents, Mr. and Mrs.
C. B. Nellis, and spending the holi
day period in Atkinson. Their home
is at Rosalie.
Omaha World-Herald: Mrs. A. J.
McCsiferty and granddaughter, Miss
Mona Melvin of O’Neill, Nebraska,
are tne guests at the home of Mrs.
McCafFerty’s son-in-law and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Frenking.
On Monday evening, January 9th,
the members of the Normal Training
Club will present the play, “Grandma
Pulls the Strings,’’ at the high school
auditorium. A whole evening of fun
is waiting for you. Admission, 20 and
Miss Loretta Ryan returned to the
National Kindergarten college, at
Evanston, Illinois, Sunday morning.
Her father accompanied her as far as
Omaha. Miss Loretta expects to be
graduated from the college the lat
ter part of this month.
Dr. W- F. Finley is expected home
this week from St. Paul, Minnesota,
where he has been spending the holi
days with his daughters, Mary Joan
and Catherine. He is also visiting
with his mother and brothers at
Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin.
II. B. Hubbard accompanied by his
daughter. Miss Fern and son, Bert,
drove to Lincoln, Tuesday. Miss Fern
is teaching and finishing the work for
a Master degree in the university,
while Bert is taking the regular
course in the same institution.
Mrs. W. J. Froelich, Mrs. P. B.
Harty and Miss Mae Hammond went
to Omaha Monday morning. Mrs.
Froelich has been spending the holi
days with her parents, Mayor and
Mrs. C. E. Stout; Mrs. Harty will
visit at the D. H. Cronin home in
Omaha, while Miss Hammond will
visit friends and relatives in Omaha
before returning to California.
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10 Pounds of Coffee
For a Name
This NEW COFFEE is a blend of our own. blended only after a
long study of the coffee and its different flavors. We feel sure that
we have a coffee here that will please every taste. On your next
' trip to our store ask us about this wonderful coffee and the rules
governing the giving of the 10 pounds free.
| The GREATEST FOOD EVENT of tin- Season will be held at'
this store on
Saturday, Jan. 14
when this wonderful coffee will be demonstrated and served to
gether with a
1 Food Show
such as has never before been seen in O’Neill.
Don’t fail to see this SHOW and try (his marvelous coffee.
Ross E. Harris
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New and up-to-date lighting units on display, I
$6.50 installed, including bulb. Time payments. I
Interstate Power Co. I
Merchandise Department I
Col. James Moore, the auctioneer,
was on the Omaha markets last week
with a car of cattle.
Miss Inez O’Connell, of Atkinson,
is assisting in the office of the clerk
of the district ocurt.
People of Norfolk are enjoying a
gasoline war. Gas was selling in Nor
folk, Saturday, for 14% cents includ
ing the 2c state tax. A majority of
the Norfolk stations are retailing gas
at 18^4 cents.
St. Mary’s Alumnae entertained
about seventy ladies at luncheon and
cards, Friday, December 30th, at St.
Mary’s Academy. The high score
prize was won by Mrs. Edward O’Don
nell, the first all-cut by Mrs. R. E.
Gallagher and the second all-cut by
Mrs. Dean Streeter.
Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Goree, of Long
Pine, spent New Year’s day at the
home of the latter’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. L. A. Simonson. Mrs. Simonson
and Mrs. C. T. Torgerson, of Aurora,
Nebraska, who is a guest at the Si
monson home, accompanied Mr. and
Mrs. Goree to Long Pine, where they
are spending the week.
‘‘A White Woman in a Black Man’s
Country” is the title of an interest
ing travel book recently published and
donated to the O’Neill public library
by Charles N. Dietz of Omaha. The
book tells the story of the travels of
Mr. and Mrs. Dietz through the wilds
of Africa. Two copies of the book
were donated to the library.
Atkinson Graphic: A son was born
to Mr. and Mrs. Ross Vorce on De
cember 27th. A baby boy came to the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Thomp
son Thursday, December 29th. A baby
daughter arrived the lfith inst, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Pelcer,
former residents of Atkinson now
living at Bellingham, Washington.
Madine, the three year old daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. George Losher suffer
ed a fracture of the left collarbone
when she fell from a bed while play
ing last Saturday morning.
Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Losher came
down from Alliance, Nebraska, and
spent Christmas at the home of the
former’s parents, Mr. ami Mrs.
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Mrs. William Grutsch, residing on
the Henry Losher place thirteen miles
north of O’Neill, was called to the
bedside of her father and mother, Mr.
and Mr*. Anthony Morris, at Stl
Charles, Ontario, last Thursday night.
We learn that her father has passed
away and that her mother is very ill.
The father is ninety-three years old
and the mother is past eighty.
The weather turned exceedingly
cold last Saturday. The thermometer
registered 14 below, Saturday morn
ing; during the day the mercury.
dropped to 18 blow with a high wind j
from the northwest; the wind blew
quite hard Sunday but moder
ated considerably by Monday morn-1
ing; with but little wind blowing. The |
government thermometer has regis
tered below zero, however, every
morning this week until today. Water '
was dripping from the eves at seven
j o’clock this morning.
The O’Neill National Bank is distri
| buting to its friends and patrons a I
i beautiful and striking statement
I folder showing membership on the
Roll of Honor of American Banks.
The Rojl of Honor is the Congres
, sional Medal of American banking,
j The statement which is published
elsewhere in this issue is so analyzed
' that the layman may understand the
various itvins that make up a bank
statement. The officers of The O’Neill
! National are certainly to be congratu
lated on this splendid showing as dis
closed by the statement.
Mrs. Georgia Rasley spent Tuesday
and Wednesday of this week in
Miss Ileen Davidson, youngest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Da
vidson, was taken ill last Saturday
with appendicitis and was taken to
Norfolk Sunday morning accompanied
by her brother, John, where she sub
mitted to an operation. She is getting
Miss Mary Phalin arrived home on
Christmas day and remained here
until Wednesday morning. Miss Mary
is teaching nature study in the
schools at Gary, Indiana. Miss Lo
retta Phalin, who is attending the
Chicago university did not come
home for the holidays.
With the thermometer hovering
near 12 below zero on last Thursday
night, State Officers Milton Gates and
Cecil Strawn visited Oscar Rumsey in
a cave on the Sandy in northern Holt
county, surprising him in the process
of manufacturing holiday cheer. The
officers destroyed in the neighborhood
of 500 gallons of mash, and about 15
gallons of liquor, retaining samples
which they brought with them to
town. Mr. Rumsey and a still also
accompanied them back. Before
Judge Dickilon on Friday Rumsey
plead guilty and was sentenced to I
pay a fine of $500.00 and serve 50 days i
in jail. He was given until the 21st
to pay the fine or commence serving
SUPERVISOR JOE STEIN
INJURED ID A TREE
Joe Stein was quite severely in
jured Wednesday while butchering u
hog at his home seventeen miles north
of O'Neill, when the tree which was
being used to swing the hog broke and
struck Joe on the back of the head.
Joe is confined to his bed but is not
^naifiered to be in a serious condition.
WOMAN’S CLUB NOTES.
The Literary Department held its
regular meeting at the club room last
Wednesday afternoon. A most in
teresting meeting was enjoyed by
An article on “Books and Read
ing,” by Mrs. Hauers, was both in
teresting and instructive bringing out
the difference between instructive
reading and the time killing sort.
The mind must be fed on good litera
ture that stimulates thought, just as
the body needs the right food! to in
sure growth. The mind is never at
a stand still, it is either progressing
A book review, “Vanity Fair,” by
Thackery, was given by Mrs. R. E.
Gallagher and will long stand out in
the annals of club life as one of the
high lights of literary achievement.
Mrs. Gallagher is a gifted narrator
and brought this story, nearly one
hundred years old, before us with
such zest and interest that her hear
ers sat spell bound for one hour.
Beckey Sharp, Joe Sedley, George
Osborn and many others became real
flesh and blood creations and our only
regret was that we did not have time
to discuss them.
THE NEW CHEVROLET
A TTK ACTS ATTENT ION
The display of the new Chevrolet
line of cars at the Chevrolet Garage
show rooms last Sunday drew a large
crowd. Many new improvement*
have been made in the Chevrolet and
this new and popular low priced car
brought forth many complimentary
remarks by the visitors.
Your attention is called to the Chev
rolet advertisement in another col
umn announcing the new changes and
the price for each model.
U. S. Marshal I). H. Cronin drove
up from Omuha today.
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