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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Feb. 12, 1942)
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paign has been extended and will
run during the month o February.
Come in and pay your arrearages
and you can get two years in ad
vance for $3.00. This applies only
to subscribers living within the
state of Nebraska,
Livestock Receipts Light .
But Prices Steady
Receipts of livestock were some
what lighter on Monday of this
week. The market undertone was
firm and prices ruled fully steady.
Quality was good with some fine!
Angus cows comprising a part of
the offering. Action was brisk and
the day’s supplies cleared readily.
Lightweight steer calves of good
quality showed considerable stren-,
gth, with the top Angus calves
reaching $14.10. Others of the
same breed cashed from $12.50
to 13.50. Bulk of the Herefords
moved within a price range of
$11.50 to $12.50. Heifer calves
sold mostly from $10.00 to $11.25. |
Yearlings were not too plentiful
and bulked mostly from $10.00 to
The cow division showed an
increase in receipts and a lot of
good fat cows and breeding cows
were here. One load of fancy
bred Angus cows were sold by
the head at a good price. Fat
cows sold upwards to $8.50 with
the long end of the offering rang
ing from $7.00 to $8.00 with many
in the upper brackets. Bulls were
Hog receipts were about nor
mal and prices established at the
central markets. Most of the
choice butcher stuff sold at $12.00
with those of less finish bringing
$11.85 and $11.95. , Sows cashed
from $11.00 to $11.25. Feeder pigs
paid an extreme top of $13.60 tho
the bulk ranged in price from
$12.00 to $13.00. Small pigs sold
by the head at very good prices.
More lambs and sheep were
here than have showed up in the
past several weeks. One band of
choice lambs sold by the head
at strong prices. About 10 or
12 horses and mules finished off
the day’s auction. '
Several articles were sold for
the American Red Cross benefit
among which were a shotgun do
nated by Johnson, 2 bushels of
seed corn given by Wm. F. Grothe
and a goat: Total receipts collect-;
ed on the various articles is $6.85.!
which sum is being turned over!
to the local American Red Cross!
Chapter by the donors of the
above mentioned articles.
Mrs. Fred Enquist of Wausa
came Sunday and is visiting her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. P. A. Lind
berg and other relatives this week.
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Booth
spent Saturday in Ainsworth.
Mrs. U. Windmeyer, Mr. and
Mrs. Alfred Windmeyer and son,
und Herman Windmeyer of Napei
were guests of Mrs. Anna McCart
Mrs. Harrison Bridge entertain
ed five little boys and girls at net
home Friday afternoon. The occa
sion was her daughter, Karen's,
Mi. and Mrs. Harrison Bridge
entertained twelve guests at a
pinochle party at their home Sun
day evening Mrs Bennett Gil
lespie leceived high sene for
ladies and Herb Peterson bign
score for men.
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Ivli and Mrs. George Robert
son were called to Lincoln Satur
day by the serious illness of Mrs.
Konc-rtson’s mother, Mis. Mrry
Thomts. Mr. Robertson returned
home Sunday evening and Mrs
Robertson remained with her
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Dempsey
and son of Omaha, spent Sunday
with Mr. Dempsey’s parents, Mr
and Mrs. Harry Dempsey.
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Ruzicka
returned Wednesday from Omaha,
where they had been visiting
relatives and Mr. Ruzicka had
I attended' a Gamble Store Man
i ager’s meeting on Monday and
Mr. and Mrs. Chas Tomek. Ron
ald Raush, Shirley Raush, Dean
Whitla, Mr. and Mrs. Gus Seiler,
Mrs. Emma Anderson, Mrs. Han
sen and Mrs. Mack Mahannah of
Butte attended the Butte and
O’Neill basketball game here Mon
Mrs. Mary Ernst v/as called to
Eonesteel, S. D, last Thursday
by the serious illness of her father,
Fred Schemmer, who on Friday
passed away at his home.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Fritton en
tertained twelve guests at a pro
gressive pitch par4y at their home
Ft iSey evening. High scores were
won by Mrs. Wm. Murphy and
John Murphy, low scores by Mrs.!
Francis Murphy and Gerald F.
Maxine, the two months old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd
Marshall, died at 6 o’clock Wed
nesday morning at the O’Neill
hospital of pneumonia, after an ill
ness of seven days. The body was
taken to Central City for inter
Attorney John C. Mullen of
Omaha was here Tuesday on busi
Merle Hickey returned Sunday
from Danville, Illinois,where he
had been on a business trip.
Mrs. Archie Bowen received
word from her sister, Mrs. Martha
B. Warner of Broken Bow, that
her nine year old daughter, Car
olyn, had a major operation in
Grand Island. The young lady is
getting along as well as can be
Clark Hough left Monday for
Seattle, Washington, where he
plans on finding employment.
i Ralph Walker and Don Enright
returned Wednesday from Denver
Colorado, where they had been
j on a business trip for a few days.
Mrs. Mei'le Hickey returned
home Friday from Omaha, where
she had been visiting friends for a i
J. H. Riggs of Omaha was a
week-end guest of Mr. and Mrs
C. F. McKenna.
Miss Delta Gunn of Norfolk
spent Saturday and Sunday with
her mother, Mrs. Catherine Gunn
NYA. Representative Helmer E
Wolkow from the Norfolk Area
office, will be in O’Neill on Sat
urday, February 21 to give infor
mation to interested youth regard
ing NYA defense training projects.
Mr-. Wolkow will be at the Court
house between 8:30 and 9:30 a. m.
West Side Club
Our Club met at the home of
Mrs. John Hicky. A very success
ful meeting. “If Illness Comes’’
was the subject, which Mrs. Bill
Lewis gave very well. Mrs. Lottie
Hicky was the patient and re
Mrs. V. C. Johnson was a vis
Miss Sullivan, Mis. Lewis re
cieved high prizes and Mrs. Pacej
Hostess served lunch of fruit
salad, rolls and coffee.
Next meeting at Mrs. Sullivans.
The Club is also doing Red
Cross work. They had an all day
meeting at Mrs. Glen Spindler’sj
each member taking a covered
dish. Mrs. Mitchell gave points
The January meeting of the
Cactus Club met at the home of
Mrs. Henry Martin on Thursday.
All members except one were
The lesson: “If Illness Comes,"
was thoroughly discussed by the
leaders, Mrs. Lillian Drayton and
Mrs. Vivian Martin.
They also gave a good demon
stration on, “How to care for the
Sick in Bed.”
The next meeting will be at the
home of Mrs. Vinton Simonson.
Dr. J. E. Spencer, pastor
Sunday School every Sunday
morning at 10:00 a. m.
Morning Worship at 11:00 a.m.
A patriotic service. Sermon sub
ject, The Religion of Washington
The Young People’s Society will
meet in the church Sunday even
ing at 7:00 o’clock.
The men and women and
friends of the church are planning
a basket birthday dinner that will
be held in the church on Thursday
evening at 7:00 o'clock, February
ihc IUS OF
Fifty-1 i o Years Ago
The Fontier, February 3, 1887
The Frontier will print a boom
edition of 10.000 copies on Febru
ary 24, 1887, giving a general
write-up of the county.
Stuart is moving in the organ
ization of a board of trade. 'What
has become of O’Neill’s board?
Get another move on you.
The Frontier, February 10, 1887
McEvony and Townsend are
putting in a large bridge at At
kinson consisting of two seventy
Emil tciiggs, son-in-law of O.
E. Davidson, has purchased thej
Bill Essex blacksmith shop, taking
possession last week. He moved
his family up from Grand Island
two weeks ago and is now a per
John Rush, Omaha’s gifted
orator and favorite citizen, will
lecture in O’Neill on March 4,
under the auspicis of the Emmet
Fifty Years Ago
H. H. McEvony passed away at
his home southwest of this city >
Tuesday, morning, after a long^
illness, at the age of 62 years. He
was among the early settlers of
this section, coming here in July
(Continued next week)
CASH TO LOAN!
PROMPT and COURTEOUS
Central Finance Co.
C. E. Jones. Manager.
First National Bank Biulding
I have been convinced that Advertising Pays.
Last week I Advertised 37 Head of Angus Cat
tle and have sold 35 of them.
Have left Two Registered Angus Bulls, eleven
Months Old—and One Bay Team Geldings
RAY SIDERS, Opportunity, Nebraska
MONEY in bank
here means you
have cash for instant
use at any time, while
we assume the re
sponsibility for keep
ing it safely in the
Capital. Surplus and Undivided
CmU* N° Indebtedness
of Officers or Stockholders.
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