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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 12, 1940)
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Mrs. John Osenbaugh, of Auburn,
Nebraska, who has been here for
the past few weeks visiting her
w> John and family, left Tuesday
for her home.
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Shriner and
Mrs. Seth Noble left on Tuesday
for Omaha, where they will attend
a convention being held there for
Dempster windmill dealers.
Mrs. T. M. Tyler, of Valentine,
Nebr., and her daughter, Mrs. Bill
Robinson and daughter, of Milwau
kee, Wis., visited here on Tuesday
at the home of Mr. and Mrs. R. R.
Smith, Jr. _
Mrs. Donald Wilson and daugh
ter and Mrs. H. Foulks, of Omaha,
returned to their home on Mon
day, after spending the week end
here as guests at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. James Rooney.
Miss Ruth Evans and George
Henderson, of San Francisco,
Calif., arrived here on Sunday
evening to visit Miss Evans’ moth
er, Mrs. Alma Evans. They left
Wednesday evening for their home.
AT PENNEY’S Men’s Overcoats
Now $10.50, $13.50, $19.75. 30-1
Jimmie Merriman entertained
some of his young friends at a
theatre party on Saturday night,
honoring Allan Crandall, who will
leave soon with his parents, to
make hiB home in Fremont.
Miss Inez O’Connell, deputy
Clerk of the District Court, left
Monday for Omaha, where she will
attend the convention for clerks
and their deputies being held there
See Penney’s large display of
Christmas Gifts. 30-1
Mrs. F. J. Dishner and Mrs. John
Robinson of Hampton, Iowa, re
tnrned on Monday evening from
Columbus, Nebraska, where they
visited at the home of Mr. and Mrs.
—_ . r i,
Mr. and Mrs. Merle Keiser of
Cody, Nebr., who have been visit
ing frinds in California, were in
O’Neill on Tuesday visiting at the
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home of Mrs. Keiser’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Donohoe.
AT PENNEY'S Men’s Overcoats
Now $10.50. $13.50, $19.76. 30-1
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Gibson of
Chambers, Supervisors John Car
son of Red Bird, and John Sulli
van, of O’Neill, left on Monday
for Omaha, where they will attend
the annual convention of County
Supervisors and commissioners
beinj? held in Omaha this week.
The members of the Eastern
Star entertained at a forewell
party a* the home of Mrs. Fred
Robertson on Thursday evening,
honoring Mrs. Mark Crandall, who
will leave soon with her family to
make her home in Fremont, Ne
O’Neill friendB have received an
nouncement of the birth of a
daughter to Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Schwartc, of Pine Ridge, So. Dak.
Mrs. Schwarte will be remember
ed here as Miss Evelyn Mains,
daughter of Mrs. Tom Mains, who
now lives in Denver, Oolo.
Mrs. Frank Parkins entertained
the members of the D. T. Club at
their Christmas party at her home
in this city on Thursday evening.
A dinner was served at seven
o'clock at the M & M Cafe, follow
ed by the exchange of gifts and
cards at the home of Mrs. Parkins.
Rev. and Mrs. William Bell left
•on Tuesday for Sterling, Kansas, j
where they will visit at the home
of Mr. Bell’s father for an indefi
nite time. Rev. Bell, who has been
pastor of the Presbyterian church
for the past few years, has given
up his pastorate in this city.
Lieut. Col. F. M. Brennan, of
Fort Knox, Kentucky, is expected
to arrive in O’Neill some time
during the coming week to spend
Christinas here with his family,
who are spending the winter here.
Lieut. Col. Brennan has received
a fifteen day leave.
Dr. Fisher, who came here a
couple of months ago to practice
his profession of dentistry and
who was taken sick about the time
his office was ready and was taken
to a hospital in Omaha, returned
to O’Neill the first of the week,
well on the Way to recovery and
he expects to be in bis office about
the first of the year,
Sunday’s service at the Episco
j pal church will bepin at 3:30 P. M.
Sunday school at 3:00.
K. W. Fricke, Pastor.
AT PENNEY’S Men’s Overcoats
Now $10.50, $13.50, $19.75. 30-1
Come to our Christmas Program
to be heki at the school house in
District No. 142 on Saturday even
ing, December 21, 1940. This is
known as the Chester Ross School.
This invitation is extended by the
Teacher and the pupils of the dis
Mrs. Ira George and Mrs. Everly
Knight entertained the Tuesday
Club at a 1 o’clock luncheon at the
home of Mrs. George on Tuesday
afternoon. Mrs. Ambrose Rohde
won high score at bridge, Mrs. K.
Martyn second high and Mrs. Irvin
Johnson the all cut. The Club
also held their regular Christmas'
party on Tuesday.
Official Proceedings of the
Holt County Board
September 25, 1940
10:00 A. M.
Holt County Board of Supervis
O NEILL PUBLIC
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“Kay and Gerda”
I A 3-Act Operetta j
8:00 P. M.
j INibJic Schoirf Auditorium
First Grade Rhythm Band
A good performance for your
Admission 5c and 10c
IN WEST O’NEILL
A TRUCKLOAD OF
All kinds to pick from . Also
Peanut Brittle, Orange Slices
YOUK CHOICE AT
AC 5 Lbs. A AC
Pound ... 7, For “0
10 Pound* ArC
Straight Cases ... ^fc«3U
THIS IS NUT TIME
9C 2 Quarts 11C
For .... I #
Kuglish Walnuts, Almonds,
Paper Shell Pecans, Brazils,
Hazelnuts, Mixed Nuts at
Lowest Prices in Town
COOKIES—Fresh Fancy Item
Barmettlers of all kinds.
2 rr i9'
XMAS CHOCOLATES in
Fancy Xmas Boxes
1-Pound AAC 2 Vi-Lb. rrC
Box .tv Box 33
ROLLED OATS—Quick or
ORANGES— Fancy Medium
Per Peck . 3*
Delicious or WLneaap APPLES
j Pounds |
15-Pound Pecks .
FANCY HONEY JPC
5-Lb. Glass Jars . W
TABLE SYRUP QAC
Golden. Gal. Cans .... ¥#
FOLGER’S COFFEE—Drip or
1-Pound Cana . ■*
Meats and Cheese
Armour’s Smoked Melrose
PICNIC HAMS 1AC
LARD—Pure Home Rendered
2-Lb. | JC 3-Lb. AAC
Pkga. H I’kgs. LV
OLEO—Red Roae or 4AC
Crystal, IJ».—.. "V
FRESH PORK FROM TOP
PORK ROASTS |^C
PORK STEAK 4 PC
Pound ... 13
PORK SAUSAGE—All **C
Meat—2 Lbs. For .... *3
At New Deal Oil Co,
HIGH TEST For oii stove or Tractor
DISTILLATE ^ Gals. or over—Gallon V 4 w
Smaller 1 f*<J*Uon at th' P“mP8*
/“^No Deliveries at this Price.
ors met as per adjournment. All
members present. Meeting called
to order by Chairman.
Minutes of previous meeting
were read and on motion were ap
proved as read.
To the Honorable Board of
Supervisors of Holt County,
Your petitioner, Ira H. Moss, of
O’Neill, Nebraska, states that he
is the owner in fee simple of and in
possession the following real es
tate, situated in Holt County, Ne
The South half of the South
west Quarter of Section 24,
in Township 27. North, Range
That on November 16, 1893, there
was executed and filed for record
in the office of the County Clerk
of Holt County, Nebraska, and re
corded in Book 38 of Deeds at page
328, a purported conveyance of the
above described real estate, togeth
er with other lands, being a Tax
Deed, executed by R, J. Hayes,
County Treasurer of Holt County,
Nebraska, to T. A. Thompson.
That on January 18th, 1894, there
was executed a purported convey
ance of said above described real
estate, together with other lands,
being a Quit Claim Deed executed
by T. A. Thompson and Lydia
Thompson, husband and wife, bo
Holt County, Nebraska, and filed
in the office of the County Clerk of
said county on January 29th, 1894,
and recorded in Book 39 of Deeds at
That as a matter of fact the
above described real estate was not
patented by the United States until
April 2nd, 1913, many years after
the execution of the two deeds above
referred to, as shown by the Pat
ent filed in the office of the County
Clerk of said County on April 19th,
1913, and recorded in Patent Rec
ord M at Page 280.
That by reason of the above
facts, the Tax Deed above referred
to conveyed no title in said real
estate to T. A. Thompson, and Holt
County, Nebraska, acquired no title
by virtue of the Quit Claim Deed
Automobile LOANS Furniture
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING and WINTER NEEDS
Don’t let the lack of ready cash prevent you
from buying the gifts that you want.
You Can Save By Paying Cash.
NO EMBARRASSMENT—NO OBLIGATION—NO RED TAPE
FRIENDLY CONFIDENTIAL SERVICE
Phone 400 Norfolk, Nebr.
.1. M. HAYES, Local Agent
above referred bo. executed by T.
A. Thompson and wife, it being
expressly iccited in said Quit Claim
that said instrument was given for j
the purpose of correcting an er-1
roneous assessment and sale for
taxes of said above described real j
That Holt County, Nebraska, has j
no title, claim or interest in said j
real estate, but that the recording
of said Quit Claim Deed consti
tutes a cloud upon the title thereto
w hich your petitioner is entitled to
WHEREFORE, your petitioner
prays that said Board of Supervis
ors may make and pass a proper
resolution, authorizing and direct
(To Be Continued)
A BOY’S best friend may be
his mother—but a man’s best
friend is his bank account.
Capital. Surplus and This Bank Carries No
Undivided Profits, Indebtedness of Officer*
$140,000.00 or Stockholders.
Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
I have on hand a new stock of merchandise which I purchased on a recent trip to Chicago
and now have same on display in my store. Drop in, we are sure we can satisfy you with quality
and price. After many years of experience in the business I feel satisfied that I am qualified to
select merchandise of a quality and style that is not found in any other store in this section.
They will be offered at prices that will encourage all buyers of Christmas Gifts to purchase.
For The Ladies.
BEI) SPREADS—In Orchid, Rose and Blue.
Very new items. If you want to supply a
friend you can find what you want here.
BLANKETS AND COMFORTERS—Part
Wool, different colors.
LUNCH SETS—Very New. Table cloths and
napkins to match in many colors.
HOSE—Iron Clad and Munsing Wear Hose.
All the new shades.
SILK UNDIES—Munsing Wear Silk Undies,
none better. Every garment guaranteed.
SCARFS, ETC.—A very large assortment of
Ladies Scarfs in all the new shades and de
GLOVES—Kid Gloves for the Ladies and
Children at a very low figure.
For The Men.
A unique gift is a Shirt. We have just receiv
ed a new shipment of ARROW SHIRTS.
All the new and popular shades.
SHORTS—In fhe new Munsing Wear of to
day. The very latest Ask to see them.
SHOES AND OXFORDS—The very latest in
style and quality at $3.50 and $5.00.
HART, SCHAFNER & MARX SUITS AND
LEATHER JACKETS—With zipper or but
SWEATER COATS AND PULL OVERS—
NECK WEAR—We have just received a new
line of ties and scarfs that excel any other
season’s product, at 75c, $1.00, $1.25, $1.50
up to $2.50. We have a beautiful line of
scarfs, of many different colors and pat
terns. Just the thing to tone up your suit
HATS AND GLOVES—And speaking of hats
none of them can compete with Stetson. W(
carry a splendid line. We can also take
care of your glove needs. We have in stock
a new pig skin all sizes, as well as kid gloves
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