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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Sept. 12, 1935)
Over the County
ithody Adams, the indispensible
factotum in the flourishing village
of Amelia, returned Saturday from
a trip north of O’Neill, having his
office closed here for a week.
Several truck loads of cattle
were hauled out Sunday for mar
f keft, reported to be from the Hazel
baker herd at Long Lake.
It is said a hundred million pairs
of frog legs are being annually
consumed. Another “basic indus
try” that the gents at Washington
will have to be looking into.
George Holcomb, the confirmed
but genial bachelor of Amelia,
made one of his periodical trips
over this way Sunday, finding
everybody oh their good behavior.
Lloyd Clemens was a visitor at
the Saunders home Saturday after
noon. In the evening the boys
were joined by Lloyd’s brother and
Gene Hansen and Charles Coolige
and went to the hustling village of
i A movement has begun—wheth
er beyond the limitations of talk is
not ascertained—to build an elect
ric transmission line from Burwell
to Atkinson for the purpose of fur
nishing electricity to farms and
ranches along the route. Such an
enterprise would no doubt meet
vyith great favor among residents
of this section.
It appeared during the hot days
of late July and early August that
there would be no potatoes in this
part of the vineyard for the new
federal frame-up to worry over.
At the time potatoes should have
been setting on the vine roots the
excessive overhead heat prevented,
but since rains and cool days have
come the potato vines are “coming
* back,” so that should the autumn
freeze-up hold off a few weeks
there will be a fair crop of spuds
Re-wiring a Nation. President
Roosevelt in an address at Hyde
Park the other day said: “We
are rewiring the White House with
i up-to-date type of wiring.” Yes,
Bones, probably of a long dead
Indian youth, were picked up near
the Nebraska-Wyoming line by a
representative of an eastern uni
versity who gives out the unquali
fied, reliable and convincing infor
mation that they are the remains
of a monkey progenator of man
and 90 million years have gone into
prehistoric past since he dropped
in his tracks. How this gentle
man of letters is able to fix the
date is not clear but to the ordin
ary layman believing in the only
authentic record of creation it
looks like a clumsy if not an ab
surd guess. R. S.
Rev. and Mrs. Alfred Hindmand,
of Crookston, Nebr., visited in Em
met Monday, with friends. They
were on their way to the Methodist
Conference in Omaha.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Barnes and
family, of O’Neill, visited at the
Mrs. Nora Luben home Sunday.
Eugenia and, Carl Luben are
staying at the Arthur Barnes home
in O’Neill while attending school.
Paul Newton returned home last
Thursday from Chambers, where
he has been employed this summer.
Miss Nellie Cleary and John
Turner were married at the Cath
olic church in Emmet on Tuesday,
Mose Gaughenbaugh and sisters,
Nellie and Margaret, went to Iowa
Monday to attend the funeral of an
Mr. and Mrs. John Boneberger
are at the home of John’s folks
near Atkinson this week.
Claude Bates and William Lub
en had cattle at the Atkinson sale
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Luben visit
ed Sunday with gradpa and grand
ma Luben in Emmet.
Mrs. Dell Johnson spent several
days last week with her daughter,
Mrs. John Palmer.
Mrs. Florence Bradley and little
daughter, Patrica, spent the week
end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
S. M. Ohmart.
Quite a number from this vicin
ity attended the ball game in
O’Neill Sunday afternoon between
the WNAX and Wagman teams.
The game ended with a score of
8 to 14 in favor of the Wagman
team. Elmer Lorenz made three
home runs during the game.
Miss Evangeline.Pribil spent the
week-end with her parents. Miss
Pribil teaches the Pleasantdale
Mrs. Geo. Weber and daughters,
Pauline and Ottlia, James Re
Hawk, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schoolf
and family, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Winkler and family and Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Janzing and sons
were visitors at Joe Winkler’s Sun
John Dick spent the weekend
with his parents at Henderson,
Nebr. Crops and general con
ditions are about the same as here,
Miss Helen Murphy left Sunday
evening for Omaha, where she has
employment. Miss Murphy has
been visiting relatives for the past
Mrs. Dell Johnson and daughter,
Velma, visited Mrs. John Gallagher
in Atkinson Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Verne Beckwith
and daughter,- Vernice, visited at
the Carl Lorenz home on Thurs
Mrs. Vernon Keeney and daugh
ter, Shirley Jean, spent Tuesday
and Wednesday with Mrs. Ralph
Harry Miller and William Dex
ter, Sr., visited Fred Dobias Sun
Miss Elsa Lou Ohmart has
charge of the school in district No.
192. Her work began September 2.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Segar and
son, Gerald, moved to Sutton, Ne
braska, where they will reside. Mr.
Segar is teaching mathematics and
coaching in the Sutton High school.
Clinton Lee returned home a
week ago after spending the sum
mer with his aunt and uncle, Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Albretch. Clin
ton’s home is at Norfolk and he
went home* to attend High school.
Mrs. Vernon Keeney and daugh
ter returned home Thursday, after
a weeks visit with relatives here.
Rev. and Mrs. E. E. Dillon drove
T AM opening a wholesale and
retail Fruit and Vegetable
market in O’Neill the first of
the week. When you want fresh
fruits and vegetables, give us a
call. We will handle only the
best quality, and by buying in
carload lots we can give you
Will Have on Burlington Track Monday
A Car of
ILLINOIS CANNING PEACHES Cl 40
Watch This Paper for Special Prices
On Fruits and Vegetables
W. H. BARNHART
up from York last Tuesday, Sept.
3, to the home of J. K. Ernst
where on the following day about
forty friends and relatives assemb
led in honor of Mrs. Ernst and Mrs.
Dillon, whose birthdays it was.
A bountiful lunch was served at
noon and the afternoon was de
voted to singing and short and in
structive talks by Rev. Dillon and
Rev. S. M. Ohmart and other ap
preciative friends. Useful gifts
were presented to both ladies.
Rev. Dillon delivered a sermon at
the church Wednesday evening^
MEEK AND VICINITY
Mariedy Hubby and daughter,
Bonnie, of Atkinson, were over
night guests at the Eric Borg
home on Thursday.
Mrs. Art Auker entertained the
Ladies Aid on Tuesday afternoon.
Owing to the rain not so many at
tended as usual. Mrs. Auker
served a delicious lunch.
Lawrence Rouse was an over
night guest at the Griffin home on
Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Griffith called
at the Orville Harrison home on
Friday and also at the Howard
The showers the past week have
been a little hard on threshing and
haying, otherwise we have had
none too much moisture.
Mrs. Howard Rouse and sons,
called on Mrs. William Hubby at
the Albert Kaczor home Friday
Arthur Hayward was a dinner
guest of Cecil Griffith on Sunday.
A birthday party was held for
Muriel Graham at her home last
Saturday evening. A jolly time
On Friday, September 6, occur
red the 80th birthday of Mrs. Ella
Hull. All of the children came
home for the occasion and several
grandchildren, and six great
grandchildren. Those present
were: Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hull,
of Scottville; Mr. and Mrs. Cecil
Haynes and children, of Parmlee,
S. D.; Mrs. Alice Miller, of Boone,
Iowa; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Hull
and sons, of Sioux City, Iowa;
Mr. and Mrs. Arch Hull, of Crooks
ton, Nebr.; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde
Hull, of Spencer; Mr. and Mrs.
Leon Miller and daughters, of Red
Bird; Mr. and Mrs. Levi Hull, Mr.
and Mrs. Preston Jones and family,
Mr. and Mrs. Horace Crawford and
children, Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hull
and son. A fine dinner was pre
pared and an enjoyble time ws
had by all.
Dinner guests at the Eric Borg
home on Sunday were: Mr. and
Mrs. Howard Rouse and sons, Ar
thur Rouse and Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
A birthday dinner was served
for Sam Robertson and George
Nelson at the Nelson home on
Sunday. Those present were: Mr.
and Mrs. Will Walters, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Walters and children,
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Robertson and
children and Miss Alice Page.
Mrs. R. D. Spindler called on
Mrs. F. H. Griffith Sunday after
Fred Harrison came up from
Norfolk Sunday and visited with
his brother, Orville Harrison, until
Albert Kaczor and daughter,
Mrs. Freeburg, visited, the John
Kaczor family at Spencer on Mon
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Grant and
daughter, Mrs. Inez Hansen, of
Dorsey, were guests at the A. L.
Borg home on Sunday.
Mrs. Clarence Hicks and daugh
ter, Twilla, of Page, spent Sunday
at the home of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Orville Harrison.
Miss Esther Day and friend, of
Wood Lake, were guests at the
Harry Fox home last week, enroute
to Texas. Miss Day is a sister of
Mrs. Charles Fox.
The Alpha Club met with Mrs.
Aaron Boshart Wednesday. Roll
call—“School Day Recollections.”
The following program was
The Modern College Girl—Eve
lyn Simonson. This was discussed
by the Club members and many
fine points were brought out.
Book Review—“Good Bye Mr.
Chips” by James Milton—Velma
A Hallow’een party was discus
sed and planned for the Club mem
bers and their husbands.
A delicious lunch was served in
a unique way. Two school teach
ers were guests of the Club and
they led the members on a treasure
hunt for the lunch, which was
served in individifef lunch boxes.
—Mrs. Geo. *C. Robertson.
(Continued from page 1.)
ficials who have charge of state
finances. The income for the past
three months was $453,092, and the
state treasurer, et al, would still
have figured it a pretty good total
had it been $100,000 less.
Eight hundred and forty-five of
the approximately 1,150 inmates of
the state penitentiaryand men’s
reformatory at Lwceln are now at
work under the recently launched
program of prison industries.
Walter Hager, chairman of the
board of control, says that more
men will be put to work in the near
I future as additional projects are
STORM LAKE AUCTION CO.
STORM LAKE, IOWA j
Where sales are held every Saturday and you can sell by
head or by weight.. THE GARDEN SPOT OF fdWA, where
crop failure is unknown. Give us a trial and you be the judge.
Write or wire us for information.
STORM LAKE AUCTION CO.
WM. GAFFNEY, Owner STORM LAKE, IOWA
Phones—Res. 250; Barn 727 ,
Commercial Trust and Savings Bank is clerking and handling jj
the financial end of the business.
There is no greater grief
than to recall the dollars
you once wasted but now
Capital, Surplus and Undivided Profits,
This bank carries no indebted
ness of officers or stockholders.
About 500 of the 800 penitent
iary inmates are busy in the broom
factory, canning factory, refrig
eration plant for slaughtering and
butchering, mattress factory and
shoe factory, in addition to the
clothing and, furniture factories
which have been in operation ever
since last summer.
All of the 345 men at the re
formatory are again busy at gain
ful tasks. New projects include
manufacture of badges for hunt
ers and fishermen, while a dairy
industry will be started as voted by
the 1935 legislature.
Plans are underway to provide
a machine shop and bakery at the
penitentiary. The last legislature
appropriated $80,000 to finance the
program of setting up prison in
dustries', the manufactured pro
ducts to be sold only to other state
institutions and departments.
Farm property in Nebraska bears
approximately 64 per cent of the
total burden of direct property tax
ation, as computed by State Tax
Commissioner Smith from official
records of his department. This is
about the same as for the past
All land owners and renters who
have charge of land are notified to
mow all weeds, cut willows on all
section or laid out roads along their
lands before October 1, 1935. After
the aforesaid date all weeds not
cut overseers are instructed to
have the work done and the cost
charged to the land along such
By Order of the Township Board
of Shields Township.
J. B. Donohoe, Clerk.
EVEN IN A FOOT RACE—
The start is important—In a car,
it’s critical. Tiger Winter Oil lub
ricates the cylinder wall and every
close fit bearing right at the start
in coldest weather—And wears like
summer oil on hard, warm day
drives, 5-gal. lots, 57e a ga!., tax
incl. Save on Oil and Grease for
(Continued from page 4.)
F. J. Big!in 7.00
Zeffa M. Stein _ 9-80
Emily Bowen 10.50
Crosley Mortuary 45.00
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John Protivinsky __ gg gQ
George Smith _ 3q
(Continued next week.)
There’s going to be a great duck
and pheasant season this year, so
they say. And boy, are they good
eating? There’ll be plenty of
Shells at every Gamble Store, and
do I enjoy the savings.—Adv.
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There’s lots of room in the
EVERY ONE who steps into the Ford
V-8 for the first time is surprised at its
roominess. There’s exceptional seat
room, leg room and head room in all
body types — the whole car gives you
a feeling of substantial size.
The Ford gives you extra body room
because of the compact design of the
V-8 engine — an exclusive Ford fea
ture at a low price. This V-8 engine
takes up less space in the hood and
permits more of the car’s length to be
used for passenger comfort. Many a
car selling at a higher price does not
give you as much interior room as the
Rear sealift are wide and restful . . .
three people can ride comfortably in
the front seat of the Fordor Sedan,
Fordor Touring Sedan, Convertible
Sedan and Phaeton, and in the Coupes
and Roadster. The seat of the Ford
V-8 Roadster is 52 inches wide. A ride
in the Ford V-8 will show that it com
bines unusual body room with fine-car
performance, safety and comfort.
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