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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (May 24, 1928)
VOLUME XLVm. O’NEILL. NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, MAY 21. 1928. NO. 52.
Monahan Post Band, American Legion of Sioux City Here July 3-4-5
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The above picture is of the Monahan Post Band of Sioux City, Iowa, as they paraded thru the Arch de Triumphe in Paris last fall. They
took first prize in Paris and have also won first prize the seven years preceding from the all American Legion bands entered at the national
♦ convention. Also an orchestra of ten members will play for the dance when they come to O’Neill to play for the races July 3,4,5. The program
at the Races will include many other attractions and will be the biggest celebration ever held in O’Neill. There will be Fireworks, Dancing,
ments of different kinds. Make your plans nowBall Games, all kinds of concessions and amuse to celebrate in O’Neill.
Decoration Day services will be held
at the K. C. Hall, May 30th, at 2 p. m.
Invocation Rev. O. A. Fortune
Song St. Mary’s Glee Club
Reading—(Star Spangled Banner)
Address Hon. Judge R. R. Dickson
Violin Solo Miss Ruth Scott
Music by O’Neill Concert Band
It is requested that all children from
age of fi to 12 bring flowers and meet
at Ameican Legion club rooms at
1:30 p. m.
All ex-service men requested to
meet at club rooms at 1:15 p. m.
..Ewing Advocate: L. E. Skidmore
is steadily improving from a rheu
matic attack and we expect to see him
up and around soon.
Miss Marjorie Dickson was hostess
to the Martez club Monday evening.
The honors at bridge was won by
Mrs. Charles McKenna.
Miss Eileen Tenborg, of Emmet,
went to Omaha Sunday, where she
will spend the summer. She was ac
companied by her brother, John Ten
Ewing Advocate: Word has just
been received here of the sudden ill
ness and death of Mrs. Martin N.
Van Zandt of Des Moines, formerly
a resident of Ewing.
Rev. Henry Loecker aged priest of
St. Joseph parish, at Atkinson, died
at the parish home Wednesday morn
ing. Funeral services will be con
ducted Monday morning.
Mrs. L. W. Arnold came up from
Lincoln, where she has been visiting
since Mr. and Mrs. Richardson moved
back to O’Neill, Monday evening, and
will make her home here.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Rasley drove
to Albion Sunday morning taking Mr.
and Mrs. Warren Hall, who were met
there by the parents of Mrs. Hall and
taken to Hastings, for a few days’
The County Eighth Grade gradua
tion exercises for the county eighth
grade graduates will be held at the
K. of C. Hall in O’Neill on Tuesday,
May 29th at 1:30 p. m. All county
graduates are requested to be pres
ent to receive their diplomas. A good
program has been arranged. Parents
and friends are cordially invited to at
tend tbesp exercises.
Chick Gaines expects to move his
family to O’Neill next week from
Broken Bow. Uhl Brothers expects
to truck the household goods.
^ Peter W. Duffy sent four of his
young gallopers to Omaha Tuesday
with the Uhl Brothers, where the
colts will enter the Ak-Sar-Ben races.
State Engineer Roy L. Cochran and
Division Engineer A. C. Tilly spent
several days last week on an inspect
ion trip in Boyd and Holt counties
and other parts of north and northeast
About fifty of the neighbors sur
prised Mr. and Mrs. John Horn, of
Emmet, at her home last Tuesday
evening. The occasion was the birth
day anniversary of Mrs. Horn. The
evening was spent at cards and
games; at midnight a delicious lunch
eon was served consisting of sand
wiches, cake and coffee. Everyone
had a wonderful time and wished Mrs.
Horn many happy returns of the day.
Mrs. Dave Stannard is building *
j bungalow on her lots on east Douglas
John Carr was taken to Ro
j Chester, Minnesota, last Monday by
. Dr. W. E. Finley, where he will un
dergo an operation in the near future;
a message from Rochester states that
! he is resting comfortably.
Miss Geneva Grady, teacher of Dis
trict No. 37, and Emma Anspaugh,
teacher of the Eden Valley school held
a joint picnic for the closing of their
schools last Friday, which was greatly
enjoyed by both pupils and parents.
In a letter to his father, Arthur
Ryan, of this city, Leo Ryan graphic
ally tells of the fatal accident that be
fell John C. W. Smith, an expeprt
electrician in the Interstate construct
ion gang at Dubuque, Iowa, with
whom Leo is employed. Smith evi
dently made a mismove and touched
a high voltage lead and was killed al
most instantly. Smith was known by
several O’Neill people; he represented
a culvert and machine company in
this territory in 1921 and 1922.
THE Installment Wolf frequnt
ly gets the Installment Buyer—
but never the Installment Saver.
The O’Neill National
Capital, Surplus and Undivided
% This bank carries no indebted
ness of officers or stockholders.
Miss Mary Haffner entertained ten
[of her girl friends at a dinner Satur
day evening at her home. Covers
were laid for Misses Elizabeth Henry,
Nona Bressler, Corinne Smith, May
[and Honore Langmaek, Loree Sauers,
Florence Surber, Pearl Burge, Helen
| Hancock, Patrice Robertson and Mary
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Everhart, of
Orchard, were in town Friday, bring
ing Mrs. Everhart’s sister, Mrs. N.
S. Hendrick, of Rockford, Illinois, to
O’Neill for a visit with old friends.
Mrs. Hendrick formerly lived in this
city, leaving here for Illinois about
five years ago.
The fire department was called to
the home of Paul Sehwisow in the
southwestern part of the city, at 6:15
o’clock Monday morning. Fire was
caused from an oil stove which ex
ploded. The kitchen and part of the
dining room were damaged by the
blaze. Eunice, the three year old
daughter, who was sleeping in an up
stairs room was overcome by the gas
and required the assistance of a phy
sician to revive her; she is apparently
recovering from the effects of the gas.!
Henry Schacht, son Andy arulAl-;
fred Bradley, arrived home on Mon- j fl
day of last week from a five weeks’ |li
trip to McAllen, Texas, where Mr. I fl
Schacht has a tract of land compris- [ fl
ing sixteen acres which is planted to, 8
cotton. Mr. Schacht expects to plant fl
the entire acreage to grapefruit and H
oranges next year and will personally B
I supervise the work. The party were1B
at Point Isabel, the farthest points: fl
south in the United States, and were fl
[also at Monteray, Mexico, during 9
[their big celebration. They say that fl
| the roads are fine in Texas; the fl
! Meridian highway is all paved but I
about sixty miles of the 84C through fl
[Texas. x *3
Editor and Mrs. W. C. Templeton
and children returned home Sunday
evening from Brewster, Kansas,
where on Wednesday, May 16th, they
[attended the Golden Wedding anni
versary of Mrs. Templeton’s parents,
iMr. and Mrs. T. J. Minor. Mr. and
I Mrs. Minor were the parents of twelve
children, all of whom are enjoying
good health; eleven of the children ac-!
companied by their families were!
present at the celebration; one daugh
ter and husband accompanied by their
children drove from Portland, Oregon;!
some came from Montana, Nebraska
(and points in eastern and western
i Kansas. Mrs. Julia Elliott, Kansas j
City and Mrs. Henry Crozier, Genoa,!
Nebraska, sisters of Mrs. Minor were
[also present. Sixty-five children und
[grand children were served at a cafe
teria dinner at noon; open house
[followed during the afternoon and
[evening. Friends came from many of I
, the surrounding towns to pay their |
respects to the family. The govern-'
'mont at the request of u neighbor,!
Chauncey Dewey, nn ex-army officer,
•ent one of their large hospital tents
to the Minor home to be used for the!
reception and entertainment of the
visitors; a large flag also floated from
near the tent. The Minor home was
Hu scene of much merriment for
•veral days la-fore as well a* after ^
| the golden wedding date.
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