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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 19, 1935)
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twenty-five thousand good Americ-!
Sister S. M. Bridgettine, who is
superintendent of nurses at St. I
Paul’s hospital here is the daughter j
of Mrs. J. Mills, of Dixon, Nebr., |
and is said to he one of the most |
efficient trained nurses in these j
islands. Her position here is one!
of great responsibility; she is said j
to be an expert in training Filipino
girls to become graduate nurses.
We have now visited many suga»
centrals, many rice farms, many
cocoanut oil factories and the cord- j
age factories. Many of us have i
learned where much of our cordage j
and cocoanut oil comes from and j
much of the legislation which will
come up before our insular affairs
committee will receive more intelli
gent consideration. We Americans
have asked many questions which
have been answered in various
ways. Time and again we have
secreted ourselves away from “ap
pointed guides” and have taken
old-timers into our confidence and
have gone out and made personal
investigations which were not in
terferred with by certain officials.
November 15, 1935
Today we witnessed the inaugur
ation of Manuel Quezon as the first
president of these Islands and the
birth of a new nation. Most of
those who are leaders in the gov
ernment of the United States were
here mingling with those who are
to be the first leaders of this new
republic. Serious minded Filipinos
admit to us that from now on they
are practicing how to run a gov
ernment. They say that they real
ize that there are foreigners here
who do not believe they can make
the steep grade. They admit that
many of their own people don’t
know what it is all about. That
many of them believe that inde
pendence means independence from
all taxation—but they feel that
their leaders, by bringing together
the two major parties into a coali
Freighting from Omaha and
Sioux City Tuesday and Friday
Leave O’Neill Sunday and
JOHN TEN BORG
W. R. BRUEGMAN ij
Successor to J. H. McPharlin
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tion have made a real step toward
a program of educating their peo
ple to learn what sacrifices they
will have to make to earn their in
dependence. These leaders admit
that this is their task for the next
ten years. KARL STEFAN.
Nov. 19, 1936, 10:00 a. m.
Holt County Moard of Supervis
ors met as per adjournment taken
on Nov. 1, 1935. Members present
Sullivan, Carson, Matousek, Reim
er, Stein, Steinhauser and Walter,
Meeting called to order by the
Chairman. Minutes of previous*
W'ere read and on motion were ap
proved as read.
Board spent some time inwork
ing out a minimum wage scale to
be paid for labor on the Court
12:00 noon, on motion, Board ad
journed until 1:00 p. m.
John Sullivan, Chnirmun.
John C. Gallagher, Clerk.
Nov. 19, 1935, 1:00 p. m.
Holt County Bourd of Supervis
ors met as per adjournment.
Member* present Sullivan, (’arson,
Matousek, Reimer, Stein, Stein
hauser and Walter. Absent: None.
Meeting called to order by the
The County Clerk presented the
report of the canvass of the votes
cast at the special election held in
this county bn the 12th day of No
vember. 1935, at which time there
was submitted to the people of this ^
County the question of issuing)
bonds of the principal amount of j
Sixty-one Thousand Dollars ($61,
000.00) for the purpose of erecting)
a suitable Court House and jail j
for this county. Motion was then j
made by Mr. Steinhauser and sec
onded by Mr. Carson that said re
port be recenved, and that same be,
and hereby is, recorded in the jour
nal of the proceedings of this meet
ing of this board. The roll being
called on the passage of said
motion the following supervisors
voted Aye: Sullivan, Matousek,
Carson, Steinhauser, Stein, Reimer
and Walter. No votes were cast
against the same and the motion
was declared carried.
Thereupon Supervisor Reimer
offered the following resolution and
moved its adoption:
BE IT RESOLVED by the Board
of Caunty Supervisors of the
County of Holt, in the State of
Nebraska, as follows:
1. This County Board hereby
finds and determines: That pur
suant to a resolution heretofore
adopted by this County Board, a
special election was duly held in
this County on the 12th day of No
vember, 1935, at which election the
following proposition was submit
ted to the people of this County:
Shall the County of Holt, State
of Nebraska, issue its bonds of the
principal amount of Sixty-one
Thousand Dollars ($61,000.00) for
the purpose of erecting a suitable
Court House and Jail for said
County, said bonds to be dated the
first day of December, 1935, and
become due in not more than
twenty years from their date and
bear interest at not exceeding the
rate of Four per centum (4%) per
annum, payable on December 1,
193C, and semi-annually thereafter;
and shall a tax be levied annually
on all the taxable property in said
County, in addition to all other
j taxes, sufficient in amount to pay
the interest on and the principal of
I said bonds as and when such in
! terest and principal become due?
That notice of said election eon
! taining said proposition at length
I was published for four weeks prior
i to said election in "The Frontier"
a legal newspaper published in this
i County; said notice being published
! in the issues of said paper publish
ed on the 10th, 17th, 24th and 31
[ clays of October, 1936, and the 7th
I day of November, 1935; that a copy
| of said notice and proposition was
posted up in three of the most pub
lic places in each voting Precinct
in the County more than ten days
before the time of holding said
election, and a copy of the question
submitted was posted up in each
place of voting during the day of
election; a copy of the official bal
lot used at said election was printed
in the "Chambers Sun,” the “Page
Reporter,” the “Ewing Advocate,”
the “Stuart Advocate,” the “Atkin
son Graphic,” “The Frontier” and
in the “Holt County Independent,”
legal newspapers published in and
of general circulation in said
County, prior to said election; that
said election was duly held accord
ing to law and the returns thereof
have been duly made and canvassed
as provided by law; at said election
4554 legal voters of thi County
were present and voted on said
proposition, and by said voters
2374 votes were cast in favor of
said proposition and of the issu
ance of said bonds, and the levy of
said tax, and 2175 votes were cast
against the same: That the issu
ance of said bonds has been ordei -
cd by a majority of the legal voters
of said County voting at said elect
ion; that the assessed valuation of
the taxable property in this County
under the assessment of 1935 is
$17,918,825; that no bonds of this
County issued for the purpose of
building a Court House, Jail or
other County building, are out
standing or unpaid; that all con
ditions, acts and things required by
law to exist or to be done prece
dent to the issuance of said bonds,
according to said proposition, do
exist and have been done and per
formed in regular and due form
and time as required by law.
2. For the purpose of erecting
a suitable Court House and Jail
for this County, there shall be, and
there are hereby ordetred issued,
the negotiable coupon bonds of
this County of the aggregate prin
cipal omount of Sixty-one Thous
and ($61,000.00) consisting of
sixty-one bonds of One Thousand
Dollars ($1,000.00) each, numbered
from 1 to 61 inclusive; said bonds
shall be dated the first day of De
cember, 1935, and shall bear inter
est at the rate of Three per centum
(3%) per annum, payable on De
cembef 1, 1936, and semi-annually
thereafter; and thfe principal of
said bonds shall become due and
payable as follows:
$3,000—December 1, 1937.
$3,000—December 1, 1838.
$4,000—December 1, 1939.
$4,000—December 1, 1940.
$4,000—December 1, 1941.
$4,000—December 1, 1042.
$4,000—December 1, 1942.
$5,000—December 1, 1944.
$5,000—December 1, 1945.
$5,000—December 1, 1946.
$5,000—December 1, 1947.
$5,000—December 1, 1948.
$5,000-—December 1, 1949.
i $5,000 December 1, 1950.
Attached to each bond shall be
negotiable coupons for the interest j
to become due thereon.
Said bonds shall be executed on
i behalf of the County of Holt by I
being signed by the Chairman of
i the County Board and being attest
i ed by the County Clerk and the
; official seal of the County shall be
affixed to each bond. The interest
* coupons shall be executed on be
half of the County by being signed
by the Chairman of the County
Board and the County Clerk, either
| by affixing their own proper sig- j
i natures to each coupon of by caus
ing their faesmile signatures to be
: affixed thereto, and the Chairman
and the Clerk shall, by executing
a bond be deemed to have adopted j
as and for their own proper sig-1
natures their respective facsimile
I signatures affixed to the coupons
attached to said bond.
4. The County Board shall an
nually levy and cause to be col
lected a tax upon all the taxable
property in said County, in addition
to all other taxes, sufficient in
amount to pay the interest on and
the principal of said bonds as and
when such interest and principal
(Continued Next Week.)
Over the County
The boys at the Fred Watson
lanch have imparted a new lease
on life to the reliable old truck by
installing a new transmission.
Mike McCarthy is another ranch
er of this section to retire from
the game, holding a sale at the
ranch near Inez Thursday of this
Those who toy with big figures
tell us there are ten million husky
Americans out of jobs. Building
our new court house will help a
Lew Backus spent the afternoon
Monday with Lew Berry, who after
an active life o? seventy some
years finds himsglf laid up with
An eastern publisher of a chain
K. C. Hall, O’Neill
at 9:00 p. m.
$3.25 to $14
W. B. GRAVES—Jeweler
of newspapers takes it so seriously
that he implores Divine forgiveness
for having supported Franklin D.
Turkey buyers are combing the j
country for the big birds to supply
the customary Christmas demand.
A nice bunch was sold at the Riley
In a letter from Washington
dated the 12th it is stated: “The
new ten million dollar fire-proof
postoffice in the city burned, to the
ground last night." Nothing much
is “fire-proof” if the right sort of
flame gets at it.
The social security program has
taken legislative form. It is de
voutly to be wished that it can be !
administered to the welfare of the j
old timers without the humiliation,
often insult, widowed mothers
have been subjected to when pre
senting their needs for the pittance
of a pension.
Mysteries are not all in the mag
icians bag of tricks. If the gas tax
for the pension fund was unconsti
tutional two months ago, why con
When the Old Dutch Cleanser
chasers get things down so fine
formulating rules for the farmer
that a can of cream is rejected if a
speck of dust is detected, not much
cream will go to market from sand
blown Holt. Let the city dwellers
get their spread from a box of axle
Alcohol, narcotics, profane and
corrupt communication have much
of the generation engulfed. Clean
living is not everywhere popular
but is always satisfactory.
When the T. B. testers come to
one of the southwest’s ranchers to
tackle testing they will find a large
undertaking. The Petersen ranch
is carrying three thousand steers
and three hundred cows, all about
as docile as a herd of wild buffalo.
According to recent figures, just
about every 12th person is on the
federal pay roll. A pretty good
start on the votes necessary for
Had the gift been imparted for
assembling words in poetic cadence
a Holt county version of “Snow
Bound” might have floated in with
the Breezes. The southwest awoke
Saturday morning to find the coun
try under a blanket of snow. All
thru “that brief December day”
most of us parked by the fireside
while wind, snow and mist prevail-!
Of all the contemptible, yellow
streaked specimens of humanity,
Class A belongs exclusively to the
sneak who goes out under cover of
night and plants a bomb to distroy
life and property because an honest
man goen about his business work
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A lot of printers’ ink is being ab
sorbed in heavy editorials on drunk
en drivers. The state has licensed
the stuff to make drunken drivers.
It amounts to little whether the
fellow at the steering wheel has a
driver’s license or not. With the
country deluged with the amber
stream of legal liquor, officers are
up against an impossible job of
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between all points on the Bur
lington and to many points on
connecting roads in the wrest
11 per mile for round
If* trip tickets good in
coaches or chair cars
L Minimum fare $0.50
2_ per mile for round trip
V tickets—good in Pull
man or parlor cars at
Tickets on sale daily Dec. 12
to .Ian. 1 inch
RETURN LIMIT—Jan. 31
Half fare for children
Also reduced holiday fares to
points east of Chicago and St.
Louis via connecting roads.
L.E. DOWNEY Ticket Agent
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. of Storz Winterbru Beer now
so you will have plenty on hand
for holiday entertaining. Have
your dealer send you 24 pints In
the festive new Christmas carton.!
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