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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (March 22, 1928)
VOLUME XLVIII NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 1928. NO. 43.
O. H. S. GLEE CLUBS
PRESENT OPERETTA “SYLVIA”
Tuesday evening the O’Neill High
r School Glee Clubs presented the oper
x etta “Sylvia,” to a large and appre
ciative audience. Amolia Merrel as
Sylvia, the court lady, appeared in her
usual charming manner, and her solos
were especially beautiful. Ruth Scott,
as Betty, the pretty little country
maid, was equally charming. The duet
rendered by these two, was one of the
most beautiful selections of the even
Ralph Oppen as DeLacey, the court
poet, and bethrothed to Sylvia, and
Chas. Hancock, as William the farm
er, and bethrothed to Betty, carried
their parts in a very pleasing man
ner. Hugh McLeod as Prince Tobby
tum, a man of consequence, lived up
to his title. Assisted by the court
ladies. Arabella and Araminta, played
by Grace Hancock and Phoebe Ab
doueh, he tried to make trouble for
Lady Sylvia and his plans were frus
trated. The work of the choruses of
farm lads and farmer’s daughters was
especially pleasing and showed hard
work on the part of the whole cast.
Special mention should be made of the
costumes. They added greatly to the
beauty of the scenes and made the
whole performance very effective.
Miss Turner is to be complimented
on the production, as it showed hard,
sincere work and was a decided suc
MR. ANI) MRS. M. F. EVELAND
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Eveland of this
city have the distinction of having en
joyed fifty-eight years of wedded life;
the anniversary of the event was cele
brated last Sunday at home of
their daughter, Mrs. vJ. S. Ennis at
their home on west Douglas street. A
large cake adorned the table.
The members of the Presbyterian
church gave Mr. and Mrs. Eveland a
reception in the church parlors Mon
day evening in honor of their wedding
anniversary. The evening was pleas
Mr. and Mrs. Eveland were united
in marriage in Monroe, Wisconsin,
March 18, 1870; they have made their
4 home in Wisconsin, Iowa, Winnebago
and Gordon, Nebraska, before coining
to O’Neill two or three years ago.
They are the parents of four children,
L. H. Eveland, Houston, Texas; Mrs.
C. A. Hiserote, South Sioux City;
J. H. Eveland, Gordon, Nebraska and
Mrs. J. S. Ennis of this city.
They have twenty-seven grand
children and thirty-one great grand
» MRS. .1. F. O’DONNELL
AMONG PRIZE WINNERS
Mrs. J. F. O’Donnell of this city has
the distinction of not only winning
Honorable mention in a field of na
tional competition in which 1,044,372
letters were entered but has received
a laundry service credit.
Several months ago Mrs. O’Donnell
wrote a letter in response to an ap
peal heard over the radio, on the sub
ject of “Why the Laundry Should Do
My Washing.” She received a notice
Tuesday advising her that she was
among the winners.
Banker D. A. Criss, of Stuart, was
a visitor in O’Neill Wednesday.
Attorney Clifford B. Scott was in
Lincoln the first of the week.
Mrs. C. J. Malone entertained a
number of friends at her home Friday
Rev. W. C. Vahle and Walter Smith
of Atkinson, were O’Neill visitors
Mr. and Mrs. Tom Nolan, of Bas
sett, were visiting in O’Neill over the
The union bus depot was opened
for business in the Golden building on
A son, Gordon Arlo, was born this
morning to Mr. and Mrs. Arlo Hiatt
of this city.
Mrs. C. F. McKenna returnd Tues
day from a few days visit with her
sister. Miss Cora Meredith, in Omaha.
A daughter was born Monday to
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Hanna, at their
jhonie in the eastern part of the city.
M. F. Kirwan suffered two broken
'fingers last Friday when an extension
i papering board came together on
There will be a meeting of the
O’Neill Gun Club at Warners store
'Tuesday evening of next week at 8
George A. Miles went over to Har
lan, Iowa, the first of the week for a
visit with relatives and to look after
Miss Edith Sexsmith has resumed
her duties in the office of the county |
superintendent following an absence!
on account of illness.
Shelving and other equipment for!
the Robert C. Moore Store, that will
soon occupy the Gatz building, arriv
j od the first of the week.
Dr. II. L. Bennet was in Norfolk
Hast Thursday attending a session of
the Northeast Nebraska Veterinary
and Medical Association.
The Ladies Aid Society of the
; Methodist church enjoyed a St. Pat
rick’s party in the basement of the
.church last Thursday evening.
Mrs. S. A. Arnold entertained at a
tea last Saturday afternoon as her
part in a contest being conducted by
the Guild of the Presbyterian church.
The city election will be held in
O’Neill on Tuesday, April 3rd. The
polls will open at 9:00 in the morning
and will close at 7:00 in the evening.
J. F. Lubker and son, John, of Ce
dar Bluffs. Nebraska, came last Thurs
day and visited over Sunday with
their brother and uncle, Dr. C. II.
Mrs. S. L. Berry returned home
Tuesday from a week’s visit in Omaha
with her daughter, Mrs. P. F. Van
Allen, who has recently underwent an
operation for sinis trouble.
I The primary election will be held in
Ilolt county on Tuesday, April 10th.
The polls will open at 8:00 in the fore
noon and1 remain opepn until 8:00 in
the evening of the same day.
The weather has been exceedingly i
nice during the past week. Indica
tions are that spring is here. Accord
ing to the Almanac spring officially
arrived Tuesday afternoon at 3:45.
The replevin case of A. Marcellus
against C. Polenski wherein Marcellus
was heard in Judge Campbell’s court
last Monday. The case was tried to
the court who found for the plaintiff.
Mrs. Margaret Hunter and Mrs.
Nettie Williams entertained a few
! ladies at a waffle supper at the for
[mer’s home Thursday evenihg. This
supper was given ae their part to the
(contest being put on by the Presby
Th mail route which has been oper
ating on a three times a week sched
ule from Redbird to Meek and return
has been enlarged to a daily schedule
and now makes the round trip each
day beginning last Monday. Ellsworth
Weatherwax, of Redbird, is carrier.
Attorney General O. S. Spillman
and Mrs. Spillman were visiting in
O’Neill last Friday and Saturday. Mr.
Spillman was incidentally looking
over his prospects for election to the
U. S. senate. He is opposing R. B.
Howells, of Omaha, the present sena
tor, for the office.
Riverside Park, over by the bie dam
on the Niobrara river, will have H big
free dance in their pavilion on Wed
nesday evening, March 28th. On Sat
urday, April 7th, Dicks Imperial
Dance Band, of Platte, South Dakota,
will play for the Easter dance.
Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Eveland desire
to extend their thanks and apprecia
tion to those who contributed to the
basket left for them in the Grady store
last Saturday by the ladies of the
Methodist church in honor of their
lifty-eighth wedding anniversary.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Gibson came up
from Chambers Thursday and spent
a few days at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Clarence Zimmerman. Mr. Gib-1
son has been employed for some time I
at the Buick factory in Flint, Michi-1
gan. He is enjoying a month’s va-;
Bananas, per dozen ..—.-.-. 25c
Nash Delicious Coffee, lb.--- 46c
4-lb. Package Raisins --~--- 43c
* Head lettuce _ -... 08c
3-lb. Can Crisco ___—69c
White Swan Syrup, per gallon 59c
Sugar, per 100*lbs. $6-50
‘ Mrs. S. A. Horiskey
Saturday, March 24 to 31 Inclusive
WHILE we have made every effort to secure enough of this
merchandise to last the sale out we cannot guarantee the length
of time any of these items will last so read carefully tonight and
shop in the morning. Wonder values every one of them—many
are here that are not advertised and all are typical Toy Specials.
36-In. Percale and Prints
Very attractively assorted
in new novelty styles.
6 yards for
36-In. Guaranteed Fast
Soft pongee finish tub
proof. Colors attractive.
Prints designed in both
light and dyed grounds
nicely assorted patterns.
5 vards for
3 boxes for
White Cheese Cloth
12 yards for
10 yards for
Fancy bordered ecru
10 yards for
Men’s Work Shirts
Fine yarn, blue chambray,
2 shirts for
Ladies’ Silk Hose
Silk to the top
Value 95c and 69c
All the new shades
2 pair for
Norida Beauty Set
1 box Norida Fleur Sau
vage Poudre $1.00 size.
1 jar Norida Cleansing
Cold Cream, 50c size.
1 jar Norida Skin and Tis
sue Oream, 50c size.
Regular Value, $2.00
For $1.00 day only.
Dark blue white back
Denim, 220 weight
High back style
Size 32 to 42 only
Ladies’ House Dresses
Fancy Light Percale and
Men’s Dress Shirts
Assorted colors and pat
terns with collars or with
out, broken sizes
on all Ladies’ and Men’s
Dress Foot Wear for
Children’s Janet Dresses
Sizes 7 to 14 years
Ladies’ Summer Union
3-lb. Stitched Cotton Batt
The Wonder Brand
8 cans for
Anton Toy, O’Neill
Mrs. Martin Bazelman went to Pil
ger, Nebraska, Wednesday morning
where she is visiting with a daughter,
Mrs. Edward Psotta.
The Melloi Motor Company are go
ing to hold a Fordson Crawler demon
stration near the Myron Sparks place,
two miles southeast of O’Nill Satur
Mrs. George Henry, of Hanover.
Montana, came up from Omaha last
Frday whre she has been with her
mother, Mrs. Augusta Martin, who is
in an Omaha hospital in a serious
condition. Mrs. Hereford and Mrs.
Henry expect to leave Friday for
Omaha to be with their mother.
The practice of playing marbles
and baseball in the streets should be
discontinued in the busy streets at ]
least. The experience of the Valla'
boy the, first of the week should be a
warning that some of the little fel
lows is going to be run over and they
may not get off as oasily as did Leo
The annual congregational meet
ing of the Presbyterian church was
held in the church basement Wednes
day evening. The men of the church,
us has been the custom for several j
years past, served supper consisting
of chop suey and all that goes
with it. The business session fol-1
Mr. and Mrs. Fre-l McNally cam*
up from Omaha last Saturday and
visited with O’Neill relatives and
friends for a couple of days. Fred
nays that he is enjoying a nice whole
sale bakery business; tiscsr five trucks,
are busy all the time and they art
contemplating the addition of more
Friends of Mrs. Bert Powell, of
Opportunity, who has been visiting
with her parents in St. Cloud, Florida,
have received the information that her
father, W. F. Fowler, passed away on
Monday, March 12th.
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Willging and
family will move to Tilden about the
first of April where Mr. Willging has
rented a building and will move his
present stock of jewelry thereto. Mr.
and Mrs. Willging have a large circle
of friends in O’Neill who will regret ,
that they have decided to leave
Mrs. G. A. Mitchell invited twelve
little boys to her home in the south-1
west part of the city last Saturday
afternoon from two until (five o’clock
to assist in the celebration of the fifth
birthday anniversary of her son, Pat.
Miss Opal Turner was also present
and assisted the little folks in hav
ing a good time.
K. F. Porter received a telegram
this morning announcing the death of
a brother-in-law, Phillip Carson, at
his home in Creston, Iowa, which oc-j
curved Wednesday. Mr. Crarson was
a prominent resident of Martha, in I
southern part of this county, prior to
thirty years ago and will be remem- j
bered by the older settlers. Funeral
service* will be held Friday.
Press dispatches of a few days ago
tell of a broadcasting station in tbej
town of Obert, Nebraska, and claim
that it is the smallest town in the
world to have a broadcasting station,1
Tom Morris who operates the station
built the entire himself. Tom
is' a grandson Tom Morris who con*
ducted a drug store in O'Neill at one
time under the name of Morris A On.
Miss Mary Carney returned home
Sunday evening from a week’s stay
at Portage, Wisconsin, where she was
called to attend the funeral services
for an uncle, Eugene O’Connor, which
were held Tuesday, March 13th.
Mrs. Fhil Ziemer went to Tilden,
Nebraska, the first of the week where
she is visiting her mother, Mrs.
Rockefellow; she was the guest of her
mother Tuesday /evening at a
“Mother and Daughter” banquet.
Fordson Full Crawler
one mile south and
one mile east of O’Neill
Sat. March 24
I at 2:00 P. M- | ,
Mellor Motor Co.
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