Image provided by: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries, Lincoln, NE
About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Nov. 1, 1928)
for Brand New Goodyears
New Tires—Goodyear Tires with the famous
ground gripping All-Weather Tread—are a
wise precaution for driving now.
You won’t need to sacrifice your old tires to get
new Goodyears. We’ll buy the unused miles in
them and apply this amount against the pur
chase of fresh, new equipment.
We’ll put them on—inflate them correctly—and
service them through to long and satisfactory
Come in and let us quote you on your old tires.
Mellor Motor Go.
Ford Dealers ’Phone 16 O’Neill, Nebraska
“Buy from a Home Concern"
Charles, Fred and Ernest Richter
are hunting on Marsh lake in Cherry
W. H. Harty was in Lincoln attend
ing the Nebraska-Missouri foot ball
The court house “bunch” held a
Weinie roast at the Dishner grove
Roy Knapp came near losing the
thumb of his right hand in a buzz saw
one day last week.
A fairly good sized crowd enjoyed
the American Legion dance at the K.
C. hall Tuesday evening.
Mr. and Mrs. George Robertson,
and family visited Sunday with Mr.
and Mrs. E. C McElhaney at Page.
Many hunters have been busy these
stormy days hunting ducks and geese.
Only a few report any luck.
The average 16 inch Venti
lating Fan operating for 10
hours moves over 1,000,000
cubic feet of air for less than
1s t It Worth
a Root Beer?
YOUR Workmen! Fresh air is the
most vital of the essential needs of
man. He can exist for weeks without
food and for days without water, but
without air he survives only a few mo
PURE AIR insures health and
Speeds up production—
Builds greater profits.
Thousands of Ventilating Fans are Installed in
Clyde Streeter, residing on the R.
■ H. Murray ranch east of O'Neill, was
: quite ill with tonsilitis a few days this
Mrs. T. .T. Dwyer came up from
Omaha this evening and is a guest at
the home of Mr and Mrs. H. E.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Dray tor. and
sons, Richard and Lloyd, were Sunday
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Mc
Mr. and Mrs, Elmer Wolf and Mrs.
Frank Bain were in Gregory, South
Dakota, over Sunday visiting at the
Ivan Bain home.
Mrs. Emma Novak spent Friday and
Saturday visiting with her sister, Mrs.
Frank Uher, and a friend, Mrs. L. A.
Novak, in Norfolk.
E. L. O’Donnell and Ted McElhaney
came home Saturday from Lincoln
where they witnessed the Nebraska
Missouri foot ball game.
The new Texaco filling station will;
open for business next Sunday. The
new station is located on west Doug
las street and is a beauty.
Mrs. Ray Linehart, of Chambers, is j
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John
Linehart, this week, caring for Mrs.;
John Linehart, who is ill
Mr. and Mrs. John Martfeldt, of
Glen, Nebraska, are visiting at the
home of the latter’s father, Chas. \
Pruss, and with other relatives.
Miss Elizabeth Henry went to Ew-i
ing this morning for a short visit with
her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. P.
Smith, and at the Lyle Smith home.
Wm. Ely, one of the candidates for
District Judge on the non-political
ballot, came down from his home in
Ainsworth Wednesday and was shak
ing hands with the voters.
Mr. and Mrs L. M. Merriman and
son, James Elmer, spent Sunday at
the Elmer Merriman home in Sioux
City and with the Ralph Merriman
family in South Sioux City.
The L. T. L. enjoyed a Hallowe’en
party in the basement of the Presby
terian church Tuesday evening. The
youngsters told ghost stories and
played games during the evening.
Donovan Martin celebrated his
birthday anniversary last Friday by!
inviting about forty of his friends to
his home that evening, where they
spent the time dancing.
George Baker came up from Omaha
and spent Sunday with his mother,
Mr3. A. Baker, and grandmother, Mrs. I
Michael Gallagher. Mr. Baker is at-i
tending the state university medical1
Wednesday night was Hallowe’en
The young folks enjoyed themselves
with parties in various parts of the:
city. The old time idea that every- j
thing loose should be stacked up in
the street has about vanished.
The state fish car in charge of W.
J. O’Brian, stopped in O’Neill Tues
day morning and left a number of
cans of bass with the Izaak Walton
league, who placed the fish in water
that will carry them through the
The teachers of the Public School
left Wednesday afternoon to attend
the Nebraska State Teachers Asso
ciation. Some are attending at Nor
folk while others went to Lincoln.
Only a part of the rural teachers are
Miss Ruth Barnard came home Sun
day evening from Sioux Falls, South
Dakota, where she was employed for
three weeks in the bookkeeping de
partment of a packing plant. Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Yantzi met her at Yankton
Peter W. Duffy returned home last
Saturday from Tulsa, Oklahoma,
where he has been for the past ten
days with his string of gallopers
Pete says that competition was very
keen, but notwithstanding several of
them were “inside the money.”
Mrs. H. E. Eastwood, Wyoming,
who has been visiting with her mother
Mrs. A E. Holcomb, of O’Neill, for
the past two months, left for her home
in Bradford, Pennsylvania, Saturday
morning. ITer husband is a driller in
♦he oil fields at that place.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Surber and
children drove to Waterbury last Fri
’av evening where they visited with
li i. Surber’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
'. A. Herrick, until Sunday afternoon.
Mrs. Herrick came home with them
and will visit at the Surber home until
The fire department were called to
the Art Wyant residence in the west
ern part of the city Wednesday after
noon but the fire was extinguished be
fore the department arrived. Some
compoboard near a stovepipe had be
come overheated causing a small
blaze which was quickly put out.
Mrs. R. H. Murray received the an
nouucement of the death Wednesday
noon of her sister, Mrs. Will Hollin
rake, at her home in Hemmingford,
Nebraska. Mrs. Murray and her
niece, Miss Laura Roche left for
Hemingford to attend the funeral
services which will be held Saturday
morning at nine o’clock.
The State Highway Department
have awarded a contract to the W'm.
Krotter Company of Stuart for the
graveling, 1% inches thick, of 2.5 miles
of the state highway in Holt County
between Stuart and Bassett. The con
sideration was $ 1,GO 1.60. The West
ern Bridge & Construction Company,
of Omaha, have been awarded the con
tract f graveling one inch thick of
ten miles of the state highway be
tween Clearwater and Neligh. Con-,
siderat on $9,114.
Conco Ethyl Gasoline
T. E. Ronan, representative of the Ethyl Gasoline Corpora
tion will give a demonstration of Conoco Ethyl Gasoline at the
Show Room of Arbuthnot & Reka
Tuesday, November 6th
If you are an owner of an automobile it will be interesting
and educational to see this demonstration sponsored by the
Continental Oil Co.
The Public is invited to attend.
The M. M. Club are holding this an
nual hallowe’en party this evening at
the, home of Mrs. Clarence Zimmer
Dr. E. E. Gallagher, LeCross, Wis
consin; Dr. J. F. Gallagher, St. Louis,
Mit-souri; Mrs. A. Bnker, Casper, Wy
oming, came last week for a visit with
their mother, Mrs. Michael Gallagher,
and with other relatives in O’Neill.
Dr. E. E. and Dr. J. F., accompanied
by their brother, J. P. Gallagher, are
hunting and fishing in the west end;
of the state this week
Mrs. Edna Woford, Wednesday
morning, received the announcement
of the death of her father. Charles E.
Ross, at Poyen, Arkansas, where he
resided. Mr. Ross passed away sud
denly last Saturday, the cause of his
death being due to heart trouble; he
was a resident of O’Neill prior to
1916. He leaves a sister, Mrs. Tomj
Grady, Butte, Nebraska. A brother
died a few months ago.
The first heavy snow of the season
began falling Wednesday; Thursday!
morning found about eight inches of
wet snow on the ground which almost
tied up auto traffic; cars and trucks1
were stalled all over town. The
storm seemed to be heavier in the j
northern part of the county according
to reports. Seventeen inches of snow
is reported at Bonesteel, South Dako
ta. According to the Norfolk radio
station, only one telegraph line was
working between Norfolk and Omaha
and balance of the lines were down.!
Auto traffic in the southern part of
the state is bad; cars were reported
stuck in the snow all along the Lin
coln highway. Snow is still falling as
we go to press.
EDUC AT I ON A L N OT ES.
The Annual Meeting of the Nebras
ka State Teachers Association will be
held this week in the various districts
of the state.
The first State Teachers Examina
tions of the year will be held on Sat
urday, November 24, at Atkinson, Ew
ing and O’Neill.
A Parent-Teacher's Association was
organized at Emmet on Monday even
ing, October 29. Mrs. Guy Cole was|
elected President; Mrs. P. D. Hutton,
Vice-President; Mrs. Jettie Shorthill,|
Secretary, and P. I). Hutton, Treas
A new school house has been built
in School District No. 34 and school,
opened Monday with Miss Margaret
Jedlicka of Lynch as teacher. There
was an enrollment of sixteen pupils.
School Districts 34, 208, 27 and 103
were visited this week by the County
A Parent-Teacher’s Association was
organized in School District No. 138,
of which Miss Lulu Mitchell is teacher,
on Thursday evening, October 30. Mrs.
H. D. Snyder was elected President;
Mrs. Roy Parker, Vice-President; Mrs.
Ross Taylor, Secretary, and Mr. Lar
bee Kelly, Treasurer.
OVERALLS AND LACK
OF FI RNITLRE FAIL
TO DELAY MARRIAGE
Burke, S. D., Oct. 31: Moving day
at a parsonage and other difficulties
failed to delay the marriage of Wal
ter Peacock of Stuart, Neb., and Zel
ma Dennis, Bassett, Neb., a few days
They found Rev. B. I Hubbard in
overalls, engaged in moving and with
out any furniture in the parsonage.
They insisted he serve.
The clerk of courts had used his last
blank marriage license, so made one
on his typewriter. The ring used in
the ceremony did not fit, and was later
Signatures were made while the
certificate was held on top of a book.
Every purchaser of a
new Ford is entitled to
Free Inspection Service
for the first 1500 miles
TilE modem automobile is
a finely built piece of ma
chinery ami it wiM stand a
lot of abuse. Considering
the work it does, it gives sur
prisingly little trouble. But
there isn't a car made that
will not run belter and
longer if given proper '.-are.
The first few hundred
miles arc especially impor
tant because that is when
the tneeban'-m of your car
is being broken in.
Proper attention during
this period will lengthen its
life and prevent unnecessary
trouble later on.
We are particularly inter
ested in this matter because
we believe it is cur duty not
only to make v. good auto
mobile, but to help tho
owner get the greatest pos
sible use over the iongeui
' period of time at a mini
mu m of trouble and
• With this in view, the
entire Ford dealer organ
ization has been specially
trained and equipped to ser
vice the new Model A car.
Furthermore, we have In
strueied every r oril
dealer to give llie
folio wing Free
Inspection Service it 500,
1000 and 1500 miles:
Check generator charging rate
Check distributer adjustment
Check carbvrctor adjustment
Check shock absorber adjust
Check tiro ir.j'a'ion
Cher It steering gear
Change engine oil
No charge is made for
labor or materials incidental
to this service, except, of
course, where repairs arc
necessary through accident,
misuse or neglect. The only
charge is fer new oil.
Seo you" Farsi dealer,
therefore, and got litis Free
Inspection of y ,ur now oar
at 500. 1GGG and 1500
miles. Find on!, too, how
little it will cost lo have your
car given a thorough goiag
ovc? at regular periods
A checking-up by experi
enced mechanics, together
with oiling and greasing
every 500 miles, will add
months and years to the life
of your car and mean more
economical and plea
every mile you drive.
Ford Motor Company
Powered by Open ONI