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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 20, 1928)
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O’NEILL, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 1928.
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Regular 5c Baby Ruth
Candy Bars __
Powdered Sugar C. and H.
Cane, 3 Pounds -
Johnson’s Prepared Floor
Wax, 1 Pound Can -
Marshmallows, Fresh and
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Cheese, Famous Wisconsin
Cream Cheeae, Pound --
Pancake Flour, Self Rising
Flour. 4 Pound Sack _
Norco Laying Scratch Feed.
10-lb. Bag _
Carnation Milk. Large Size,
per can __—..
F. P. Peanut Butter—In
Rice, Fancy Blue Rose No. 1.
3 Pounds .
Pabst Special Malt,
WHY PAY MORE?
All Virgin Wool Men’s
Suits or Overcoats
John J. Melvin
Sells lor Loss
Farmer Burns, the veteral wrestler,
has a concession at the fair.
Miss Elizabeth O’Malley returned
from Duluth, Minnesota, on Thursday
of last week.
Bennett Gilligan went to Lincoln
last week where he will attend the
Miss Margorie Carter went to Lin
coln last Friday morning to attend
the State University
Rev. and Mrs. H. H. Beers and Mrs.
R. M. Sauers went to Sioux City Tues
day to attend Presbytery.
Mrs. F. F. Brugeman, of Bristow,
is spending the week with her daugh
ter, Miss Marie Brugeman.
Mrs. Constance Wattles, of Hot
Springs, is visiting her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. M. F. Harrington.
An 8% pound daughter, Patricia
Marie, was born on September 8th, to
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Heaps.
Francis Welsh went to Lincoln the
latter part of last week to take up
work at the State University.
Caroll Simonson left Monday morn
ing: for Lincoln where she will con
tinue her work at the University.
Jack Arbuthnot and Gerald Phalan
went to Omaha the last of last week
where they will attend Creighton Uni
W. B. Graves drove to Lyons Sat
urday evening to visit his wife and
children, who are at the home of Mrs.
E. Ifc Morrison and son, Richard,
drove to Omaha Monday where Rich
ard entered Creighton University for
his first year of law.
George Keyser, assistant U. S. At
torney spent Sunday in O’Neill with
Win. Froelich, of Omaha, who was
visiting relatives here.
The school board Wednesday elect
ed Miss Margaret Henderson to a po
sition in the high school. She began
teaching Thursday morning.
Mrs. Jim Boggs and Mrs. Roy Goree
and two daughters, of Long Pine,
spent the week-end at the home of
Mrs. Goree’s parents, Mr. and Mrs L.
! A. Simonson.
Mr. -and Mrs. Walter Warner,
daughters, Dorothy and Gloria, and
Mrs. Olive Pendergast, spent Sunday
of last week in Creighton and Plain
Miss Velma Sexsmith returned to
the university hospital in Omaha last
Friday; where she is taking a course
in nursing. She enjoyed a week’s va
cation at home.
Ross Harris, Bert Gunn, Roy War
ner, A. C. Stevens, Dr. H. L. Bennett,
Morris Graham, Lloyd Ritts, Forest
Smith spent Sunday at Marsh Lake
Troop No. 1 will giv<e a program at
the Emmet Hall, Sunday evening,
September 23rd. at 8:30 o’clock. The
public is cordially invited. No ad
Miss Luella Lewis returned Sunday
from a week’s vacation from her du
ties in the office of the Interstate
Power Company. She visited in Oma-.
ha and with her parents at Crofbon.
Edna Simonson returned from Su
perior Sunday morning where she has
been visiting the past two weeks. She
was accompanied by her sister, Mrs.
George McCarthy and little daughter,
A large number of O’Neill people
attended the Chambers fair last Fri
day and Saturday. Fairly goodi
crowds were reported for each after
noon. Their exhibits were very good
but were not as extensive as in former
years due to the dry weather which
cut their farm crops. Their enter
tainment program was very good.
A hearing on the compensation in
surance case of J. W. Anderson was
heard before Judge Dickson last
Thursday. The case w'as continued
to a later date in order to obtain a
number of depositions.
C. E. Martin and family returned
last week from a trip overland to
Wyoming and the southwest. Mr.
Martin says that there is a good wheat
crop in Wyoming this year for the
first time in fourteen years.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred West, accompa
nied by their daughter, Mrs. Ada Bo
gert and family, and, Mr. and Mrs.
Chas. E. West, of Hutchinson, Kan
sas, were guests of their daughter and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Clarenc Zim
merman, last week.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Simmons ex
pect to leave about October 1st for
Trolo, England, w'here they will visit
relatives. They expect to be away
over the winter. Earl Rodaway, of
Page, will look after the stock and
care for the place during their absence
Mrs. R. B. Miller and two sons, Wil
liam and Charles, of Martin, South
Dakota, stopped over Sunday even
ing with the former’s brother, Sheri
dan Simmons. Mrs. Miller and sons
were enroute home from the funeral
of Axel Toms, a relative, at North
A Telephone Operators Confer
ence is being held in O’Neill this week
under the leadership of Miss Mabel
Welling, division instructress, of Nor
folk. Those who are receiving in
struction are Miss Olive Pitchford,
Winner: Miss Grace Mann, Gregory;
Miss Mildred Peterson, Long Pine;
Miss Elizabeth O’Malley, O’Neill.
Among those who attended the re
ception for Governor A1 Smith in
Omaha Tuesday night were: T. F.
Birmingham, Mr. and Mrs. H. J.
Birmingham, Mrs. C. E. Stout, J. F.
O’Donnell. Attorney and Mrs. J. A.
Donohoe, Attorney and Mrs. W. J.
Hammond, Attorney and Mrs. -I. J.
Harrington, Mr. and Mrs. Mrs. T, J.
Coyne, Henry Schacht, John O’Malley,
Attorney George Harrington, John
Lansworth, Dan McCarthy, R. R. Mor
C. D. Wood, manager of the mer
chandising department of the Inter
state Power Company has been select
ed as a member ef the executive board
of the Nebraska Section of the Na
tional Electric Light Association. Mr.
Wood feels highly honored in being
chosen as a member of this co :m
mittee; he left Tuesday morning rdr
Crete, Nebraska, to attend the state
meeting of the organization which
will convene in that city Wednesday
and continue until Saturday.
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Interstate Power Company
The fire department were called to
: the home of Charles Reka in the north
ern part of the city Wednesday night
about 11:30 o’clock; lightning struck
in the vicinity of the Reka residence
causing a short circuit in the wiring
in the bath room; the house filled with
. smoke before Mr. Reka was able to
! locate the trouble. No damage was
Federal court will convene in Nor
folk next Monday, September 25th.
A number of Holt county residents
are drawn on the jury. The list in
clude F. H. Griffith, Meek: Thomas
Griffin, O’Neill; Harry Lansworth,
Agee; Fred Lindberg, Blackbird; Joe
Martin, O’Neill; FI L. O’Donnell,
O’Neill; Frank Pruss, O’Neill; M. R.
Sullivan, O’Neill; John T. Walker,
Page; Joe Wise, O’Neill.
Ganesha Park was the scene of a
! happy picric dinner in Pomona, Cali
i fornia, September 16, 1928, when for
! mer friends of Blackbird, Nebraska,
gathered to renew old memories of
the middle west, and enjoy themselves
hathing and sight-seeing. Those pres
ent were Mr. and Mrs. George E. Han
sen, Mr. and Mrs. William DeWitt and
three sons, Mr. and Mrs. Lysle DeWitt
and son, Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Roberts,
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hoyer, Mr. and
Mrs. Wilmer Hoyer, Mr. and Mrs.
George D. Hansen and Gerald, Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Hansen and daughter,
Mary Joan, Mrs. Chas. Hansen. Otto
Beaver and wife were unable to be
WEAVER AND STEBBINS
SPEAK ON THE STREETS
W. M. Stebbins, republican candi
date for reelection to the office of state
treasurer, and Hon. Arthur J. Weaver,
republican candidate for governor,
spoke to a large crowd of interested
listeners at eleven o’clock Wednesday
morning opposite the Golden hotel on
These gentlemen very ably present
ed the political issues of the day.
HOLT COUNTY FAIR
OPENED TUESDAY MORNING
The Holt county fair opened its
gates Tuesday morning. No enter
tainment program was presented the
first day. Wednesday afternoon a
fairly good crowd was present to en
joy the first of the three-day racing
program and free attractions. Dan
Desdune’s colored band is furnishing
i the music and also a number of free
attractions in the way of special sing
[ ers, dancers and roller skaters.
The exhibits this year are very good
considering the exceedingly dry'
weather during the past two months
and the few hot winds that cooked the
com in this part of the county. The
agricultural section of the hall makes |
a very crditable showing. The fancy
work section is filled as is also the >
fruits and culinary departments.
The parade by the school children
and the floats by the school were very j
interesting and were greatly enjoyed j
Four running races will be run each
day; some of the best gallopers of the |
country are here and are taking part |
in each day’s events. Horses are here
from Minnesota, South Dakota and*
various points in Nebraska.
GOVERNOR AL SMITH
GIVEN AN OVATION
A large gathering of democrats
from this section of the United States
were in Omaha last Tuesday to meet
their presidential candidate, Governor
A1 Smith, of New York, open his cam
paign for the presidency. The address
of Governor Smith was a disappoint
ment to many of his admirers who ex
pected him to be able to present his
stand on the issues of the compaign
in a creditable manner.
Many of those who were listening
in on the radio were equally disap
pointed as the major portion of his
speech was a tirade of the republican
party but the governor offered no ade
quate relief for the ills complained of.
In reply to the eight questions sub
mitted to him by the businessmen of
Omaha Governor Smith utterly failed:
in answering practically every question!
submitted to him; the only definitej
reply made thereto was in answer to
the question asked him on the liquor'
traffic; to which the governor in sub
stance replied that he believed that
each community should be allowed to
govern themselves in relation to in
toxicating liquor. (Advocating the old
states rights question which was set
tled by the war of 18G1 to ’65.
OIL MEN ATTEND BANQUET
AT GOLDEN HOTEL, SATURDAY
O’Neill, Neb.. Sept. 17—Special to;
The News: Representatives from
Sioux City, Norfolk, and intervening
points attended the banquet and busi
ness meeting held here Saturday even-j
ing in connection with the oil opera-!
tions which are being promoted by the
citizens of O’Neill. Interesting talks
were made by It. W. Tackaberry, sec
retary of the Chamber of Commerce,
Sioux City, and J. A. Murphy, geolo
gist and consulting engineer of the;
Helmeriek & Payne Oil company of |
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Mr. Murphy stated
that indications are very favorable
for oil in the “Ghost Light’’ district |
as the formations are the same as in
Oklahoma and Texas where oil has
been discovered. He intends to stay
in this vicinity for a time in order to
survey the district more thoroughly.
E. O. Monnet, attorney for Hel
merick and Payne, outlined a plan
wherein money could be raised in
THK spent dollar like the spent bullet
I has lost its power.
The O’Neill National
Capital, Surplus and Undivided
This bank carries no indebted
ness of officers or stockholders.
order to promote the oil well. Fur
ther talks were made by J. W. Bates,
vice president of Helmerick and Payne,
Inc.; Charles Larsen, assistant secre
tary of the Chamber of Commerce,
Sioux City, Iowa; William Broadhurst,
secretary and treasurer of Helmerick
and Payne, Inc.; F. G. Humphrey, sec
retary of the Chamber of Commerce,
Norfolk, Nebraska; F. E. Cowden,
Riverton, Iowa; D. Rankin, Tarkio,
Missouri; A. O. Erville, Storm Lake,
Dr. W. F. Finley, president of the
O’Neill Commercial club, presided over
Mr. Murphy, the geologist, is the
gentleman who platted and located the
oil fields at Muskogee, Oklahoma,
known as the Keefeton Gas Fields,
which was composed mostly of Sioux
City people. Oil from these wells are
being carried to Muskogee through a
six inch pipe line for a distance of
twelve miles where it is beirtg mar
ketcd. Mr. Murphy states that it will
take three weeks to plat the “Ghost
light’’ field; he expects to make core
drills for the purpose of finding the
structures; this will take considerable
Considerable enthusiasm is current
along the oil lines. A number of
Sioux City and Norfolk business men
are backing the venture in a financial
way and with the moral support of
O’Neill the project will be completed.
INTERSTATE POWER COMPANY
WILL LOWER LIGHT RATES
Effective with your light statement
of October 1st, the Interstate Power
Company will reduce the light rate
from 14c to 12c on Plan No. 1, which
includes residence and commercial
This information will be gladly re
ceived by light users who are receiv
ing service under this plan.
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