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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (April 3, 1941)
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Mr. and Mrs. Ed Verzal and
Mrs. Ed Burge drove to Stuart on
Wednesday evening, where they
visited Ed Burge, who is in the
hospital there, recovering from an
operation on his foot.
Dr. and Mrs. J. P. Brown return,
ed on Thursday from Omaha,
where they visited relatives. Dr.
Brown’s sister, Miss Emily Brown,
who was here visiting, returned to
Owiaha with them.
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bills to pay, if you wish to buy
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No Delay No Red Tape
Loans made in surrounding
lat National Bank Bldg.
O’Neill : Nebraska
Mrs. James Evans and her
mother, Mrs. Katherine Smith, of
Grand Island, arrived in O’Neill
on Wednesday and is visiting with
friends and transacting business
Mr. and Mrs. Hay Siders and
daughter, Lois, and Emmet Wertz
went to Columbus to the Aberdeen
Angus show and sale held there on
Wednesday and Thursday of last
Ernie Albertson, of South Sioux
City, appeared in County Court
on March 24th on a complaint
signed by Patroman Harry Brt,
charging him with an overload on
his truck. He pled guilty and was
fined $21.00 and costs of $3.10,
Roy Leucart, of South Sioux
City, arrested by Patrolman Harry
Brt, appeared in County Court on
March 28th and pled guilty to a
charge of overload on his truck.
He was fined $20.00 and costs of
To the boys in the backwoods
it appears as if organized labor
was now in full charge of the gov
ernment of the United States,
notwithstanding the verdict of the
electorate at the polls last Nov
Mrs. A. M. King entertained
her bridge club at a 7:30 o’clock
dinner at the M & MCafe on Mon
day evening, followed by cards at
her home, Mrs. Melvin Ruzicka and
Mrs. James Walling winning high
O. M. Herre has moved his Jewel
ry Store to his new building, form
erly the Stein Building across the
street from his former location,
which he purchased a few weeks
ago. Watch for his announcement
advertisement in the next issue of
Mr. and Mrs. Max Golden and
daughters, Maxine and Katherine,
left on Friday for Omaha. They
returned home on Saturday, Mrs.
H. McMillian and Miss Mary Mar
key, who have been visiting th#
past six weeks in Miami, Florida,
returned home with them.
According to word received from
New York City, Mrs. J. W. Hickey,
of O’Neill has been announced as
onfe of the winners of a $25.00 U
nited States Government Savings
Bond prize in the fifth weekly
$100,000 Super Suds Blogan com
petition, sponsored by the manu
A surprise party was given to
Mr. and Mrs. Vic Halva by their
children at their home on laBt Mon
day evening. The evening was
spent in playing pinochle. Prizes
were won by Mrs. Frank Grenier
and Dave Loy, high, and Mrs.
Dress your feet for the
Easter parade with the same
thoughtfulness you accord
the rest of your wardrobe.
Allow us to aid
in making an
selection to compliment
1 your theme of attire.
I Our shelves are full of
J fresh new Friedman- j
Shelby styles in all I
sires for men and I
George Cook, low. A sandwich
humidor was presented to Vic
Halva as a traveling prize.
Last Tuesday evening Mrs.
Marne Mellor fell in the kitchen of
her home and fractured her right
leg, just above the knee. Mrs.
Mellor lives alone and was unable
to get to the outer room to call
help until the following morning,
when she reached the telephone and
called for help. Physicians were
soon on the scene and she was
taken to the hospital where the
fracture w’as treated and at last
reports she was getting along
THE DAYS OF
Fifty-Five Years Ago
The Frontier, April 1, 1886
In announcing the conclusion of
his first year as editor and owner
of the Frontier, James H. Riggs,
the publisher says: “Our business
has steadily increased until at pres,
ent we aie employing th^oe r.en,
have a weekly expense to not less
than $85.00.” Shades of the past.
Present day publishers would be
tickled pink if they could have one
man and get along with an ex
pense of not to exceed $50 weekly.
Rut these are not the horse and
The worst storm of the season
visited this section recently, com
mencing on Friday last and con
tinuing until Monday morning.
More snow fell than at any time
during the winter and it seems
that the further west one goes the
worse the storm was and the snow
Rev. N. S. Lowrie, of Garham,
N. Y., arrived in O’Neill on last
Saturday evening. Mr. Lowrie is
a minister who was “called” by the
Presbyterian church of O’Neill last
year, but who could not come be
cause his congregaion in Gorham
would not accept his resignation.
He is now here on a month’s va
cation, look over the field and there
is a possibility that he will yet take
charge of the church here.
R. N. Taylor, of Dorsey, and
Miss Jennie L. Shannon, of Red
bird were united in marriage last
Saturday by County Judge Gill
Fifty Years Ago
The Frontier, April 2, 1891
J. H. Riggs took possession of
the post ofice on April 1.
The artesion well borers have
gone down a depth of 125 feet in
the bowels of the earth.
The Item, April 2, 1891
Mr. Scott, of Sterling, Nebr.,
the gentleman who has the contract
for building the D. L. Darr resi
dence, is in the city making pre
parations to commence work .on
Jake Pfur.d and S. M. Wagers
have formed a partnership in the
grocery business and have rented
the corner store room in the Mc
Forty Years Ago
The Frontier, April 5, 1901
J. S. Harrington commenced the
erection of a residence on his lots
on West Douglas street the first
of the week. The building will be 28
x 28, two stories.
Mrs. James, Shea, wife of James
Shea, died at her home three miles
northeast of O’Neill last Sunday
about 1 o’clock as the result of a
paralytic stroke received about 8
o’clock that morning. She was 66
years of age.
The stockholders of the O’Neill
National bank held a meeting at
North Bend Wednesday last and
elected the following officers: M.
Dowling, president; James F. O’
Donnell, cashier. Directors: M.
Dowling, James F. O’Donnell,
Thomas Fowler, T J. Purcell and
C. W. Smith. They expect to open
for business on April 16th.
Mrs. Bridget McGreevey, wife
of John McGreevey died at her
home in this city Tuesday after
noon at the age of 66 years.
Thirty Years Ago
The Frontier, April 6, 1911
Garry Benson, editor of the
Evening Advocate, was in the city
W. T. Hayes, of Atkinson, was
in the city last Wednesday visit
ing his many friends here.
A certain newspaper publishes
the following notice: “Married at
| Flimstone, by Rev. Windstone,
Nehemiah Sandstone and Miss
Wilhelmi Whetstone, both of Lime
stone. Look out for Brimstone.”
Twenty Years Ago
The Frontier, April 7, 1921
Miss Margaret Donuhac arrived
Saturday evening for a weeks visit
with O’Neill relatives during the
spring vacation of the Omaha pub
j lie schools.
O’Neill has taken on metropol
j itian airs. The engineers at the
light plant now blows both whistles
at noon giving a vivid factory dis
Thirty little playmates were
| guests at a party at the residence
[of Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Sullivan
Wednesday afternoon from 4 to 7
to assist Master Cletus Sullivan
celebrate his ninth birthday an
Miss Eunice J. Carter of this
city and Joseph Smith of Atkinson,
surprised their parents and many
friends by slipping away quietly
Monday morning of last week and
hying themselves to Neligh, where
they were married by County
Miss Etta Rose Froelich and
Edward Campbell were untied in
marriage at St. Patricks’ church
Monday morning, Rev. M. F. Cac
Ten Years Ago
The Frontier, April 2, 1931
As we went to press last week
a regular old-fashioned blizzard
was going almost full blast over
Nebraska. The storm lasted Thurs
day afternoon and Friday. No
great amount of sn-ow fell in this
vicinity, but the three or four in
ches that did fall piled up along
the roads and fences and traffic
was not very good on side roads.
Dr. J. EL Spencer, Pastor
Dr. John E. Spencer, pastor
Sunday School every Sunday
morning at 10:00 a. m. C. E.
Palm Sunday service -11.00 a. m.
Sermon subject—Lessons From the
Saturday, April 5
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JIMMIE MARVIN’S BAND
ON APRIL 12
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JOE LUKESH coining Easter
Toys for the Kiddies
Special Sale on
All Sizes at Very Low Prices
Wall Paper and Paint
No. 1 grade Red River
Early Ohios Cl CO
for seed, 100 lbs
Red Triumph QCc
pk. 20c, 100 lbs.
Lb.,u .... IV
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LUX SOAP 17c
3 hicrs ..... ■ ■
300 size, doz.
2 heads ...
FLOUR $1 10
Snow White . I • I »
Early June, 2 cans .■ •
Del Monte, lb.«V
P & G SOAP IQc
5 bars.. I#
2 one lb. cans .mtm
Cottage Cheese lAc
CORN TOMATOES, RED BEANS, OCc
SOUP, all No. 2 cans, 3 for..
If you want the freshest of all kinds of Fresh
Vegetables and Fruits shop at Our Store - Daily
Phone 230 — We Deliver
Incidents of Palm Sunday.
The Christian Endeavor Society
meets at 7:00 o’clock.
The Communion Service will be
held on Friday evening, April 11,
at 8:00 o’clock.
The Missionary Society will meet
at the home of Mrs. J. P. Brown on
Tuesday evening, April 8th.
CHRIST LUTHERAN CHURCH
Beginning Sunday and continu
ing during April our services at the
Episcopal Church will begin at 2:30
instead of 3:30. Sunday School at 2.
There will be a special Commu
nion Service on Good Friday even
ing at 7:30.
R. W. Fricke, Pastor.
If - But if you want to
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Quoted on Quality Blinds
Exactly the same wood and material used in the highest priced
Venetian blinds! THREE coats of enamel instead of Two, ap
plied to the 2 in. standard residential size slat. Not a stock
blind, but made to exact measurements to fit your windows to
a hair, and in any color of slat or tape desired. This price may
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