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ROCK FALLS NEWS
Mr. and Mrs. Orville Miller
had a card party Friday night
in honor of Dewayne Miller, who
will leave for the army February
Blake Benson went to Sioux
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Curran
visited the Dan Snyders in At
kinson one day last week.
Brenda, Bonnie and Susan
Margritz spent Monday evening
with Margie and Helen Sire at
Mr. and Mrs. Roy E. Margritz
attended the Gilhead lodge in
Spencej Monday evening. Offi
cers were installed and also in
the Order of the Eastern Star.
Mr. and Mrs. Loyal Hull were
supper guests at the Roy Mar
gritz home on Tuesday, January
Walter Sire and Reverend
Kessler, of Butte, visited at the
Roy Margritz home on Tuesday
afternoon, January 29.
The Bar X club had a stork
shower for Mrs. Mickey Stewart
A card party was held at the
Henry Vequist home Wednesday,
January 30, with the following
guests present: Mr. and Mrs. Lyle
Vequist and family, Mr. and Mrs.
Roy Margritz and girls, Mr. and
Mrs. James Curran and Ardell,
Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Claussen, Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Sterns and Eve
lyn and Miss Leah Serck. High
was won by Ardell Curran and
Leah Serck. Bill Claussen and
Laura Sterns had low. A lunch
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vequist
spent Sunday at the Orville Mor
row home visiting with Maynard
Morrow, who has just returned
from army duty in Korea.
The Walter Sires, of Butte,
were dinner and supper guests of
the Roy Margritz family Sunday.
Vern Dix and Walter Sire, of
Butte, were at Roy Margritz on
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Margritz and
family visited the Sires in Butte
Miss Doris Sterns came from
Lincoln to spend the weekend
with the Albert Sterns.
Mrs. Albert Sterns visited Mrs.
Celia Grutsch in O’Neill Wednes
day afternoon, January 30.
Don Coleman went to Omaha
The Lowell Johnsons, of O’
Neill, were Sunday guests of Mr.
and Mrs. Floyd Johnson.
A glamour party was held at
the Floyd Johnson home Satur
day evening. Those present were;
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Gallagher and
Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Murray
\ and Sharon, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon
I Johnson and Russy, Mr. and Mrs.
j John Cleary and family, Mr. and
I Mrs. Don Hynes and Lynda. Bon
nie Brown, Lois Breiner, Don R.
Breiner, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wae
gli, Chester Waegli and LeRoy,
and Mr. and Mrs. John Schultz
and girls. The men played cards
during the party.
Guests at the John Schultz
home Monday afttrnoon were
Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Johnson, Mrs.
Theresa Breiner, Alden Breiner
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Waegli went
to Tilden Friday morning to at
tend the funeral of her uncle.
Lois Breiner and Don R. Brein
er called at Alden Breiner’s on
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Vequist vis
ited Mrs. Celia Grutsch briefly
Miss Lynda Hynes visited Miss
Janice Vequist Thursday eve
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Claussen
spent Sunday with the Claussens
near Emmet. Henry Gotschall, of
Silverton, Ore., was also a guest.
Bill Claussen attended a sale
south of O'Neill Monday.
Mrs. Albert Widtfeldt and Jim
my visited Mrs. Albert Sterns
and Mrs. Floyd Johnson Monday
George Curran spent the week
end with his parents, the James
Muddy roads are causing con
siderable delay and inconven
ience in some areas in this vicin
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Vequist,
Miss Leah Serck and Mrs. Or
ville Morrow attended the Aber
den-Angus Breeders’ association
banquet in O’Neill Monday night.
Blake Benson went to Sioux
City Sunday. He brought back
George Caywood, of Edmonton,
Canada. He is a brother of Mrs.
Roy Lowry and Charles Caywood,
Mr. and Mrs. Dan Waegli and
Chester Waegli visited Mr. and
Mrs. Lyle Vequist Monday eve
Stanley Benson was in Omaha
Thursday visiting his brother,
The Hugh Benson family were
Sunday, January 27 guests of
Mrs. Henry Vequest called on
Lyle Vequist’s Monday, January.
Mr. and Mrs. James Curran
visited the James McNulty’s
Monday afternoon, January 28.
Mrs. Doris Sterns and Kathpm
Shriner, of South Sioux City,
came from Lincoln to spend the
January 26-27 weekend with
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STORES IN O’NEILL AND NORFOLK
Sunny Side Club
Reorganizes for ’52
CELIA—Sunny Side 4-H club
was reorganized Saturday eve
ning, February 2, with 15 young
sters in attendance. Some will
take stocker-feeder projects, oth
ers cooking and some sewing.
Officers are: Jimmy Hendricks,
president; Ronnie Frickel. vice
president; Alice Focken, secre
tary; Shirley Colfack, hews re
Other Celia News
Celia Homemakers met Wed
nesday afternoon. January 30,
with Mrs. D. F. Scott with 16
members and 2 visitors, Mrs. H.
0. Stevens and Mrs. Gene Liv
ingston, present, also 18 children.
Five dollars was voted for the
march of dimes and a collection
of taken up for “pennies for
friendship” to be sent overseas.
Yearbooks were filled out. The
lesson on “Yeast Breads” was giv
en and demonstrated by Mrs.
George Beck and Mrs. Mark
Hendricks. Next meeting will be
with Mrs. George Beck Febru
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Heiser
and family visited the Paul John
son family Friday evening, Feb
Alex Forsythe was a Sunday
afternoon, February 3, visitor at
the Victor Frickel home.
Mrs. Joe Allison, Jennifer and
Scotty visited the Russell Ever
etts family on Friday afternoon,
Mrs. Clarence Focken and chil
dren visited Mrs. Chester Ander
son Friday afternoon, February i
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Focken
and daughter were O’Neill visit
ors Thursday, January 31.
Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Kilmurry
were Sunday, January 27, dinner
guests at the Frank Kilmurry
Mr. and Mrs. Milton McKath
nie and son were Monday eve
ning, January 28, visitors at the
Paul Johnson home.
Denton Colfack helped his
grandfather, Nels Colfack, get
ready for his farm sale Saturday,
February 2. The sale will be held
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Colfack and
family were Tuesday evening,
January 29, visitors at the Joe
Mr. and Mrs. Duane Beck at
tended a family dinner at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Mlinar Sunday, February 3. Oth
ers present were Mr. and Mrs.
Charley Mlinar, Mr. and Mrs. Joe
Mlinar, Mr. and Mrs. George
Beck, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Smith
and Leile, Mr. and Mrs. Clar
ence Johnson, of Stuart, and Glen
and Gary Lockman, of Stuart.
Mr. and Mrs. Emil Colfack and
family were Sunday evening,
January 27, visitors at the Frank
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Johnson
and Mrs. Alpha McKathnie and
daughter, Ellen, helped their
brother, Paul Johnson, celebrate
his birthday anniversary Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Smith
attended an all-day prayer con
ference meeting at Wesleyan
church in O’Neill Saturday, Feb
Frank Kilmurry and Emil Col
fack attended the livestock sale
in O’Neill Saturday, February 2.
Mrs. D. F. Scott attended the
Shakespeare club meeting at the
home of Mrs. Hazel Purtzer Fri
day, February 1.
Mr. and Mrs. Hans Braun and
family were supper guests at the
Marvin Focken home Friday,
Mr. and Mrs. John Ross and
son were supper guests at the
Marvin Focken home on Sunday
; evening, February 3.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Frickel
and niece, Caroline Frickel, help
ed Daryl Schlotfeldt celebrate his
9th birthday anniversary Sunday
afternoon, February 3.
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Johnson,
Mrs. James Tolbert and Linda
were O’Neill visitors Thursday,
January 31. Linda stayed with
her great-grandmother, Mrs. J. V.
Johnson, while the family got the
gifts that O’Neill merchants gave
to her for being the first baby
born in Holt county in 1952.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Smith
and family spent Sunday after
noon, January 27, with the Mer
rill Smith family.
Marvin Rouse and Leone Mul
len were Sunday afternoon, Feb
ruary 3, visitors at the Milton
Walter Pease and family were
Sunday, February 3, afternoon
and evening visitors at the Ray
Mrs. Gene Livingston and Dor
othy Scott were dinner guests at
the Charles Dobias home Sunday,
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Pease were
Wednesday evening, January 30,
visitors at the D. F. Scott home.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Focken
and family and Mrs. John Ross
visited the Jake Braun family
Friday evening, February 1.
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The following officers were
elected at an organizational meet
ing of the baddie club at the Le
gion auditorium Wednesday eve
ning, January 30:
Clair McVay. president; Mrs.
Larry bchailer, vice-president;
Fvert Miner, treasurer.
Dues were fixed and another
meeting was scheduled for Feb
ruary 11 at the counhouse annex
at 8 p.m.
Water from Thaw
ATKINSON — City officials
were having difficulty Saturday
draining water from the streets.
Conditions have made it almost
impossible to remove all snow and
ce and the continued thaw melted
snow and ice faster than the ice
clogged runways could carry it
off. Workmen were pumping
late Saturday evening and by
trading time the streets were in
only fair condition.
Other Atkinson News
The white strip of paper run
ning along the edge of the side
walk was filled for a half block
with dimes and dollar bills that
had been gathered by the young
Girl Scouts and their sponsors on
Saturday. The (money was do- !
nated by passersby to the march
of dimes fund.
Don Gillen, husband of the for
mer Marilyn Peterson, well
known Atkinson young woman,
has taken over his duties of edi- j
tor of The York Republican at
York. Don graduated from the
University of Nebraska in 1945.
Marilyn is tne ctaugnter or Mr. :
and Mrs. V. D. Petersen, who i
moved to Julesburg, Colo., fi-om ,
Atkinson about 3 years ago.
Dell Scott narrowly escaped
serious injury Tuesday, January
29, when the car he was driving
skidded and jumped the road,
plummeting over a 10-foot em
bankment down onto the river
below. Fortunately the ice held
and Mr. Scott was only severly
shaken. The car was not damaged
to a great extent. The accident
occurred on the highway crossing
the Niobrara river going north in
to Butte. There is no guard rail
on the approach to the bridge.
Miss Dorothy Vahle, Atkinson
high school girls’ volleyball coach,
reports that the girls came home
from the Long Pine invitational
tournaiment with a trophy. They
won 3d place when they defeated
Brewster in the semifinals. The
tournament was won by Dunning.
Ten teams took part.
A group of friends will gather
Friday, February 8, at the
Knights of Columbus hall in At
kinson for a farewell party. Joe
Ramold, second son of Mrs. Joe
Ramold, will be guest of honor.
Joe leaves for the service with
the group departing February 12.
His eldest brother, Pfc. An
drew Ramold, is stationed in Eng
land. , ,
Bill Everetts’ friends are ad
dressing his letters to Pvt. Donald
W. Everett, AF 17349093. BMTS
3718 Flight 7, Lackland air force
base, San Antonio, Tex., and Don
says he is “getting along swell.’
Mrs. Stella Slparks
Feted on Birthday
AMELIA—A few ladies gath
ered at the home of Mrs. Stella
Sparks Monday evening, Feb
ruary 4, to help her celebrate her
The evening was spent playing
canasta and late in the evening
the guests enjoyed a luncheon of
sandwiches, pickles, cake and
Those present were: Mrs.
Ralph Rees, Mrs. B. W. Waldo,
Mrs. Frank Pierce, Mrs. Blake
Ott, Mrs. Ray Andersen, Mrs.
Alice Prewitt, Mrs. Etta Ott, Mrs.
Floyd Adams, Mrs. Julia White,
Mrs. Lindsey and Florence and
Mrs. Gertie Adair.
Other Amelia News
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Winnings
moved to the Mrs. Stella Sparks
Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Roth, of At
kinson. visited Mr. and Mis.
Bud Small over Saturday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Earnie JohnSton
and Norma Andersen were O’
Neill callers Saturday. .
Mr. and (Mrs. Harry Wmings
entertained friends at a canasta
party Saturday evening. Those
present were: Mr. and Mrs. Ear
nie Johnston, Mr. and Mrs. Lew
Backhaus, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Gil
man, Zoe and Connie, Mr. and
Mm Everett Winings and family,
and Mrs. Gertie Adair.
Mr. and Mrs. Bus Enbody and
family, of Atkinson, Mr. and Mrs.
Tommie Doolittle and family,
and Mrs. Stella Sparks and
Lonnie were Sunday dinner
guests at Jim Bilstien’s. The oc
casion was in honor of the birth
day of Mr. Enbody, Mrs. Sparks,
and Mr. and Mrs. Bilstien, whose
birthday adversaries occur dur
ing the week. .
Roy Andersen, who works in
Grand Island, spent the weekend
with his parents, Mr. and Mrs
RMrAandrSfMrs. “Tex” Beckwith
and Connie, of Page spent Satur
dav night and Sunday with hei
parents! Mr. and Mrs. Bernarc
Blackmore. . .
Peter Frahm spent several day:
last week with his daughter anc
family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerom<
Krutz, Linda, Darla and Davie
Mrs Marv La Fov is visitmi
her son, Glen Seibken, and fam
ily at Sidney.
Joan Rrenncman. of Atkinson
<menl the weekend with Pegg:
Prewitt. _ , .
Mr. and Mrs. Lew Baekhau
wem Sunday dinner guests a
Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Dierkin
have a new Ghavrolet.
Mr. and Mrs. I>an Buol an*
family, of Osmond, were over
night guests Saturday at Mr. and
Mrs. Herman Schumacher’s. Jo
lene and Don, children of the
Schumachers, who attend school
in Osmond, accompanied the
Buols and visited their parents.
Mrs. Ed White and Mrs. Harry
Coolidge drove to Neligh Fri
day to bring Ed W’hite home. He
had been receiving treatment at
the Philben clinic. They were
accompanied to Neligh by Mrs.
Delia Ernst, who spent the day
visiting her sister-in-law, Mm.
Rose Curran. Mrs. Curran is in
very poor health.
Mrs. Allen Haynes was hostess
to the Just-a-Mere club Friday
afternoon. A 2:30 dessert luncheon
was served and the afternoon
was spent informally. Their next
meeting will be February 15 with
Mrs. Leonard Heiss.
Mr. and Mrs. William Neubauer
drove to Ewing Wednesday, Jan
uary 30, to meet Misses Grace
and Nelle Wood, who came from
Neligh and visited Thursday with
The Contract Bridge club met
Friday afternoon at the home of
Mm. John Lamason. Mrs. Earl
Hurst was a guest. Mrs. Herbert
Steinberg was high score winner,
Mrs. C. E. Walker won traveling
and Mrs. Melvin Roach the all
cut. The hostess served a lunch
after the games.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Heiss
and Durell, Mr. and Mrs. Harold
feiss, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan Heiss and
Mr. and Mm. Merwyn French en
joyed a nohost dinner Thursday
at the Leonard Heiss home honor
ing the birthday anniversary of
Mrs. H. Heiss.
Mr. and Mrs. Merwyn French
entertained the following guests
at a waffle supper Thursday eve
ning: Mr. and Mrs. Alton Brad
dock and Jo Ann, Mr. and Mrs.
John Lamason and Wilson, Mr.
and Mrs. Elmer Trowbridge, Nor
man and Judith and Mrs. Emma
Dorr and Vernon.
Tohedi for these Mr. and Mrs. O.
The Page Eagle Hustlers 4-H
club met Thursday evening, Jan
uary 31, at the home of Dale
Stauffer. A new leader, Roger
Bowen, was elected. Frank Bee
laert and Dale Stauffer were cho
sen as assistant leaders. Bobby
Beelaert was elected president;
Carl Sojka, vice-president; Hugh
Troshynski, secretary and treas
urer, and Merlyn Held, news re
porter. There were 15 members
present at the meeting and more
are expected to join. A lunch
was served by Mrs. Stauffer.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Harper
celebrated their 40th wedding an
niversary Sunday with all their
children and grandchildren at
their home where a nohost din
ner was served. Mr. and Mrs.
Gordon Haiper and two daugh
ters, of O’Neill. Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Beelaert, one son and two
daughters and Mr. and Mrs. Mar
vin Stauffer and three sons
were present. Mr. and Mrs. Al
len Haynes were afternoon vis
itors. Mrs. Gordon Harper baked
the two tiered cake. Mr. and
Mrs. Harper were married Feb
ruary 3, 1912, at the home of Dr.
and Mrs. H. A. Skelton, at Spen
cer. They began housekeeping on
their farm south of Page where
they lived until about 7 years
ago when they moved to their
present home in Page.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Larson and
Mrs. Icie Rost were Neligh and
Plainview visitors Tuesday, Jan
uary 29. . _
Mrs. Earl Hurst and son, Roger,
of Burwell, visited friends at
Page from Thursday until Sun
day. Mr. and Mrs. Hurst former
ly lived at Page.
The GGG&G club met Fri
day afternoon with Mrs. George
Park with 5 members present.
The afternoon was spent playing
pitch. The hostess served lunch.
Mr. and Mrs. Anton Nissen
spent Sunday at O’Neill at the
home of their son-in-law and
daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Eby
Mrs. Elsie Cork visited several
days at the home of her son, Har
old Cork, and family, at Spencer.
She returned to O’Neill Thursday
and came to her home at Page
Wilbur Jewett, of Grand Island,
visited his friend, Ross Fink at |
Page from Wednesday, January
23, until Friday. He came to see
if he could enlist in the air force
but was unable to do so.
E. E. Reed, of Royal, visited
with relatives here Thursday aft
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Walker en
tertained Mr. and Mrs. Melvin
Roach and family at a dinner on !
Wednesday evening, January 30,
in observance of the birthday an
niversary of Mr. Roach.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Parks and
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kelly drove
to Tilden Friday to attend the fu
neral of A. A. Oelsligle. Mr. Oel
sligle was an uncle of Mrs. Parks
and Harold Kelly.
The Chatter Sew club met Fri
day afternoon with Mrs. C. E.
Wilcox with 9 members present.
The next meeting will be held
with Mrs. Melvin Held.
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Miller
and Glen, of Chambers, and Mr.
and Mrs. Arnold Miller and
Loren and Mr. and Mrs. Robert#
Gray and Veldon, ot Page, were
guests Sunday in the Leonard
Miller home where a nohost din
ner was served.
The Orchard Lutheran ladies
aid met with Mrs. Melvin Held
Friday afternoon with 21 mem
bers present. Guests were Mrs.
August Hesse and Mrs. Bernard
Schacht. The latter joined the
aid. The group embroidered dish
towels for the kitchen in the new
church at Orchard. Luncheon
Mrs. O. J. Hoffman and daugh
ter, Kolly, of Clearwater, visited
Sunday afternoon with her moth
er, Mrs. Gailord Albright
Sunday, Feb. 10
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