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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (July 30, 1936)
Over the County
The annual group gathering of
Union Sunday schools of Holt
county convened Sunday at Joy in
the Johnson grove, an ideal loca
tion for every such gathering.
S. Halgrimison officiated and a
.very good program was arranged
<for the day. Chief speakers were
Rev. Dillon and Rev. Ohmart.
Several short addresses followed
by members of the different Sun
day schools and churches repre
sented. Singing and recitations
by the younger folks was especially
good. Taken all in all is was a
very enjoyable time, beneficial and
uplifting throughout the day.
Mrs. S. Halgrimson has been
called to Chicago on account of the
illness of her mother.
Rev. and Mrs. Dillon were guests
over the week end at the home of
J. K. Ernst, returning to their
home at York Monday.
Hoes in the hands of fourteen
men made short work of the weeds
among the forest trees recently on
t,hje Janies Carney fagm. The
field is now in fine condition, ready
for the much needed rain. A light
shower Monday morning was very
Lightning killed a couple of head
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Mrs. Gray is in very poor health
at the home of her brother, Ells
worth Mack in Atkinson.
Elsa Lou Ohmart has joined the
class of summer school students
presided over by Mrs. Luella Park
er. We understand there are
eleven students Liking advantage
of this course of study.
Mrs. Clarence Wilkinson and
little son spent a few days the first
of the week with her sister and
family, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lorenz.
Miss Olive Beckwith visited at
the Vern Beckwith home in O’Neill
I from Saturday until Monday.
Gus Segar made a business trip
to Omaha Monday, returning home
Custer Johnson, of Waverly, vis
ited Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Johnson
Mrs. Theodore Herring and little
son returned to their home in
Omaha Sunday morning after vis
iting Mr. and Mrs. John Kee and
family and other relatives and
Approximately one-fourth an
inch of rain fell here Monday
morning and half an inch farther
There were threshing machines
at the Carl Lorenz', George Pon
gratz and Claussen Brothers on
Among those who called at Joe
Winkler’s Sunday were, William
Luben, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Klop
penburg, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence
Tenborg, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Cain
and daughter Mary Joan, Larry
Tenborg, John Shelts, Gus Segar
and Ralph Beckwith.
Mr. and Mrs. Carl VCain and
daughter Mary Joan and John
Shelts, of Chicago, are visiting at
the Clarence Tenborg home. Mrs.
Cain and Mrs. Tenborg are sisters.
Mr. and Mrs. Cain, of Chicago,
are visiting at the C. E. Tenborg
home this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Francis
and family, of Carroll, Nebr., have
moved to the old Sparger place
south of Emmet.
Joe Luth made a business trip
to Omaha last week.
Lawrence Tenborg went to
Omaha Sunday where he purchased
a new Chevrolet truck.
Frank Sesler left for Hot
Springs, S. D. Thursday where he
will stay until he regains his
CARD OF THANKS.
Our sincere appreciation is ex
tended neighbors and. friends for
kindness and sympathy shown in
the hours of anxiety and bereave
ment occasioned by the recent ill
ness and death of our beloved wife
and mother, the late Mrs. Jacob
Erb.—Jacob Erb and the Erb Fam
A Boston man who was celebrat
ing getting a divorce was arrested
for turning in 100 different fire
alarms. He should have gone to
Philadelphia and rang the Liberty
A schoolboy in North Dakota
said in a test paper that the United
States Treasury is the place where
“the money goes round and round
| nd comes out here.”
Dr. A. E. Gadbois
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
of Norfolk, Neb., will be at Dr. Carter’s office
THURSDAY, AUGUST 6.
All those afflicted with any of these troubles
should arrange at once with Dr. A. L. Carter
at his office in O’Neill.
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Attorney J. D. Cronin was in
The less there is to buy with the
more it takes to get the common
Another week of sweat and work
will finish much of the haying in
Speaking of church property as
a “plant” puts the sacred edifice
in a class with the breweries.
Years ago the churches held
prayer meetings one evening every
week. Rain came two or three
times a week.
Drainage engineers and agricul
tural college experts have tinkered
with nature until we are in a
Some prairie fires have started
lately in the hay meadows. A fire
was reported at Otts Friday and
one at the Higgins place Saturday.
Miss Naomi Fryrear has been
the main dependance of the house
wives of the neighborhood during
the hot threshing days, getting up
those big meals.
Baby Phylis, little daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Watson, was
taken to Norfolk for an operation
at a hospital last week, the child’s
condition being reported serious.
The federal housing program
has been more or less a failure
and with ten millions still looking
for jobs federal projects No. So
and So have been altogether inade
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lawson,
accompanied by Mr. Lawson’s
mother, Mrs. Louise Lawson, of
Albion, were guests of Mrs. Fannie
Riley Monday. They were in this
section with the view to buying
The Amelia kitten ball team
went over to Green Valley Sunday,
returning the crowned heroines of
a game with the Green Valley
ladies. Score 12 to 18. The
Amelia ladies, experienced at the
game, graciously claim no honors
as this was the first game for the
Each presidential period a new
political faction arises with fantas
tic ideas and proclaim how the
old parties “have failed.’’ Some
how the old parties keep going and
retain an unthusiastic following.
It will be admitted that some
progress has been made since the
adoption of woman’s suffrage long
ago. Women rarely frequented
the same side of a street a saloon
was on. Now they line up to the
bar with the most confirmed of the
At a hundred and fifteen above
the heat probably went to some
body’s head. A story erfiinates
from Columbus down on the dry
old Platte of workmen uncovering
snow from last winter’s blizzards
and engaging in a snowball battle,
The wave of public interest in
the book, “Old Jules,” having sub
sided I have given it some attention.
The author displays the three-fold
talent of literary ability, historical
accuracy and imagination, as well
as a glib familiarity with the pro
fane and the vulgar. Those of us
who knew conditions as they were
in north Nebraska in the 80’s and
90’s readily put the finger on dis
crepencies, but that need not spoil
an interesting story. It is one of
those books that have a flash of
popularity and. are forgotten.
I have seen enough of the limi
tations and blunders of the best of
men to not “tear the shirt” or
whoop it up for any one individual.
From the first impressions that
Mr. Landon’s speech of acceptance
was going to be a failure, my views
changed as it became evident that
a man of ability was talking. Lan
don is no orator or bombastic
spellbinder. He talks sense in
simple, understandable language.
To me, one of the outstanding
things of the speech was when he
said: “The time has come to pull
together. No people can make
headway where great numbers are
supported in idleness. There is no
future on the relief rolls. The
law of the world is that man shall
eat bread by the sweat of his brow.
The whole American people want
to work full time at full pay.
They want homes and a chance for
their children, reasonable security
and a chance to live according to
American standards.” As this
somewhat obscure citizen views it,
these ideals will not be attained,
under the present bureaucratic
Confident of Victory in November j
Topeka, Kan.—“Win with Landwn and Knox!” is the G. 0. P. battle
cry today, and from the appearance of the two Republican nominees,
pictured on the steps of the Kansas capitol, it is easy to see that that is
just what they intend to do. Gov. Alf M. Landon (left), presidential
nominee, and Col. Frank Knox, nominated for vice president, are shown
as they exchanged pleasantries and ideas preparatory to beginning their
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