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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 9, 1928)
■ VOLUME XLVIII. O’NEILL, NEBRASKA. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 1928. NO. 37.
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Watch next week’s issue
I of this paper for date of
Coffee and Cookie De
monstration. Also date
for naming our New Cof
The Ross E. Harris
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Miss Bonny Loy has been on the
Mr. and Mis. L. K. Hough are in
Ray Zimmerman came last week I
from Colchester, Illinois.
Mrs. Emma Novak visited with rel
atives in Creighton last Sunday.
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Miss Luella Lewis spent Saturday
and Sunday with her parents at
L. O. Johnson fell from a load of
wood on Thursday of last week. The
bones in his left hand were broken in
J. J. Elliot, operating superintend
ent of the Interstate Power Company
has been in this territory during the
Miss Genevieve Biglin came up from
Sioux City Monday and is visiting
with her mother and other relatives
Watch for the announcement of the j
candy and food sale the Blues of the
Presbyterian church are holding Feb-'
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W. T. Hayes, of Atkinson, came1
down Wednesday and is visiting with
the county board and with his many
Miss Cathryn McCarthy came home
the first of the week from Rochester,
Minnesota, where she has submitted
to an operation for goitre.
Attorney and Mrs. Clifford Scott are
the parents of a daughter, born to
them this morning. The little lady
will he known as Shirley.
Mrs. P. B. Harty entertained the
Martez club last Thursday evening.
The high score prize at bridge was
won by Mrs. C. F. McKenna.
The Altar Society is sponsoring a
card party in the club rooms of the
K. C. hall, Monday evening, at eight
o’clock. Everybody invited.
N. F. Loy and son, Dave, spent Sat
urday and Sunday with Mrs. N. F.
Loy, who has been seriously ill at the
home of her daughter in Loretta, Ne
braska. Mrs. Loy is considerably im
proved and is on the road to recovery.
Mrs. Luella Parker was elected
secretary of the State Association of
County Superintendents at the con
vention at Lincoln last week.
Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Mellor, Mr. and
Mrs. Roy Griffin came home Sunday
from an auto trip to Omaha and points
in the eastern part of the state.
P. J. Hanley, of Portland, Oregon,
was in O’Neill last Saturday look
ing after business matters and shak
ing hands with old time friends.
Mrs. Carl Oppen and son, James,
spent Saturday and Sunday at the
home of their daughter and sister,
Mrs. Melvin Cross, at Creighton.
C. E. Havens, republican candidate
for representative from this district,
came down from Atkinson Wednesday
and has been shaking hands with his
Mrs. Will Brady returned to her
home at Calgary, Canada, Tuesday,
having spent two months’ here with
her mother, Mrs. Margaret Hunter
and other reltives.
Ed Carson, Arthur Tomlinson, son
Virgil. Mrs. Lizzie Richter and Mrs.
Edith Schollmeyer drove to Grand
Island, Nebraska, last Thursday re
turning home Friday.
Ed. Olson, one of the master me- J
L-hanics at the Mellor Motor Company
garage is taking a two weeks’ school-1
ing on the new Ford car at the Ford
Motor Company in Omaha.
A son was born January 29th, to
Mr. and Mrs. Otto Terrel; and a
daughter was born the following day
to Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Prill, both
families residing near Page.
Preparations are being made by the
Woman’s Club for a Baby Clinic to
be held the 23rd of April. Dr. Floyd
Clark, baby specialist, will be here
and give several talks during the day.
J. B. Mellor informs us that the
Kansas City and Omaha branches of
the Ford Motor Company have begun
to supply dealers with new Ford cars
and Mr. Mellor expects to receive
some cars soon.
Mrs. E. M. Montang, of Glendive,
Montana, came to O’Neill last Thurs
day from Rochester, Minnesota, where
she submitted to an operation for
goitre. She is visiting: with her
mother, Mrs. R. Cunningham and ;
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I Sunday Only
I Glen Buhl and his Five Piece
I Pathfinder Stage Orchestra
I Will play both Shows and a
I 30 Minute Act
I brtwrwn shows with
I John Barrymore in
I “DON JUAN”
Mr. and Mrs. L. G. Gillespie went
down to Lincoln Tuesday. Mr? Gilles
pie will attend a convention of insur
ance men while Mrs. Gillespie will
| visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ro
John S. Johnson, of Newport, Ne
i braska, was looking after business
I matters in O'Neill last Saturday. Mr.
Johnson was a former resident of this
1 vicinity, moving away about twelve
I years ago. He has been looking after
, one of his farms on Spring Creek.
David Hite. O’NeiU’s oldest citizen,
and perhaps the oldest man in Holt
I county, is quite poorly at his home
|in the northern part of the city. Mr.
(Hite is nearing his ninety-eighth
j birthday anniversary and has enjoy
ed good health until the last few
The Brunswick Independent and
the Plainview News that has been
published jointly at Plainview, for the
past eight months, suspended publi
cation last wk*ek. Two papers in
Plainview is more that the town will
support is given as the reason for the
The Interstate Power Company have
three crews working in the Lynch
Bristow territory. One crew is work
ing on the high line, one crew on dis
tribution and one crew on substations.
The work is being pushed rapidly and
the twro towns will be hooked up in
fine shape before long.
Those in charge of the dam of the
hydro plant on the Niobrara river
north of O’Neill are adding two more
feet to the height of the dam and are
utirlnnino1 if to thrpo hnnHrpd fppt.
Plenty of water is going over the dam
all the time, notwithstandingTthat ru
mors to the contrary have been circu
Mrs. Charles Simmons, accompanied
by her sisters, Mrs. Fred Allen and
Mrs. Roy Hunter, of Orchard, were
in Pender last week inspectinga“Rock
of Age” monument which they have
recently purchased in the Pender
cemetery in memory of their father,
John Olds, who was a resident of
O’Neill prior to his death. The monu
ment is an extra large one measuring
eight feet long, four feet high and is
eighteen inches thick.
Rev. and Mrs. Guy W. Ballard re
turned home last Saturday evening
from a ten dnys trip to Pope joy,"Iowa,
where they were called by the serious
illness of an uncle J. H. Corcoran, who
passed away Friday night, January
27th, about eighteen hours after Rev.
Ballard reaches his bedside. Mr.
Corcoran was a man of considerable
wealth. Upon reading the will Rev.
Ballard found that he had been named
administrator and an heir to one-third
of the estate. This means that by the
time school is out in the spring we
will lose Rev. Ballard and family from
our city. Rev. Ballard tells The
Frontier that he intends to reside in
Iowa Falls, Iowa, which is but a few
miles from the Corcoran estates.
FATAL AUTO ACCIDENT
NEAR VALENTINE FRIDAY
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A fatal automobile accident occur-1
red on Highway No. 20 about three j
miles northwest of Valentine at four i
o’clock last Friday morning, when a i
Chevrolet coupe driven by Miss Vera
Shangrauw, of Cody, and accompanied
by Joe McAllister, of Atkinson, and
John Donohoe, of O’Neill, ran from
the grade and overturned while mak
ing a turn at an excessive speed. Miss
Shangrauw was instantly killed; the
top of her head was torn away in the
accident. Mr. Donohoe received a cut
over the left eye and beyond a few
bruises neither of the young men were
John Donohoe came down from Cody
Monday evening and he tells the
story as follows:
“Joe McAllister and Dr. McKee, of
Atkinson, own a hotel at Cody. Mr.
Donohoe and Joe McAllister had gone
to Valentine to get Miss Shangrauw,
who was staying in Valentine, to
work in the hotel. Miss Shangrauw
was driving the car, which belonged
to McAllister; she was considered a
good driver, but was making the turns
pretty fast; when she came to the
fatal corner she undoubtedly failed to
see it soon enough and in an effort to
make the turn she left the highway
but the car turned over once and a
half when it struck an icy place be
fore it had gone far. It seems that
the girl was thrown from the car and
then the car rolled onto her; the
young men remained in the car. An
inquest was held at the scene of the
accident as soon as the sheriff, doctor
and undertaker could arrive. The
boys were exonerated from any blame.
The remains of Miss Shangrauw
were taken to the home of her mother
Funeral services wt*re held Sunday
and burial was made in Creekview
cemetery, about thirty-five miles
northwest of Cody
FRANK SIMM KK INJ1RK1I
IN AI TO AtVIlJKNT
Frank Summer, residing near Op
portunity, lost an ear and suffered a
revere scalp wtiund Sunday night
wnen a car in which he was driving
overturned near the C. N. King res'
donee in the eastern part of the city
on the highway, Vem CJrovr, his com
lMinion, was not injured. Dr. K1nl<\,
sewed the ear in place and adjusted
the -calp and Mr. Summer is gtrttit g
' FIREMEN ASK COUNCIL
FOR NEW FIRE HOUSE
A petition bearing 132 signatures
was filed with the city council Tues
day evening asking that the city
council call a special election for the
purpose of voting bonds to build an
uptown fire house in the central part
of the city.
The city council desirous of erecting
the kind and size building that the
people desired, asked the firemen to
ascertain from the tax-payers of the
;city what kind of a building they
I were in favor of, whether or not they
should erect a building suitably large
to care for the activities of the city
.for many years to come or a small
| structure suitable for housing the fire
The firemen will attempt to ascer
tain the wants of the public in this
matter and if you will give your
: opinion to the firemen when they call
1 on you, it will be appreciated.
A large auditorium will cost in the
neighborhood of $20,000, and a hall
'capable of housing the fire equipment
will cost around $5,000 to $7,000.
, Figures on the different propositions
will be ascertained when it is found
i what the public wants.
JACK ERNST INJURED
IN CAR ACCIDENT
Jack Ernst received a couple of
; broken ribs on the right side and a
broken right collarbone when the Art
j Wyant Chevrolet sedan went to the
ditch three miles north of O’Neill on
the highway Sunday afternoon.
Charles Bailey had obtained the car
and was driving north; Mr. Bailey
says that he had just passed a car and
was close to the loose gravel which
evidently caught the wheel and pull
ed them from the road. The car did
not overturn but tip against the bank,
which tore the top considerably; one
wheel was also broken.
The Omaha _ papers of last
Saturday contained the announcement
of the marriage of Walter McNichols,
of O’Neill, and Miss Catherine Stes
kal, who has been employed in Omhhg,
but was a resident of this city pi'Jr
to going to Omaha.
I SOME people would rather
live beyond their income, than
properly within it.
Capital, Surplus and Undivided
Profits, $125,000.00 jj
j This bank carries no indebtedness of
officers or stockholders.
LINE WILL START SOON
Mrs. Ida Bartunek. of Bartlett, was
in O’Neill Tuesday arranging for the
starting of the Bartlett-O’Neill bus
line some time prior to March 1st.
Mrs. Bartunek had decided to start
the bus line on the 10th of February
but on account of the condition of the
roads at this time she decided to wait
at least a couple of weeks.
Mrs. Bartunek is arranging for a
bus line depot and waiting room which
will be used by all bus lines. This
will be be quite an addition to the
business section of the city and will
be the only one in this part of the
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