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VOLUME 71.—NUMBER 42. O'NEILL, NEBRASKA. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 21, 1952._PRICE; 7 CENTS
STATE HIST SOC
‘DAVE’ 10Y, WffE
O’Neill Couple Will Mark
45th Wedding Date
Mr. and Mrs. David N. Loy will
celebrate their 45th wedding an
niversary on Sunday. February
They will have a family din
ner at noon and will conduct op
en-house from 3 until 5 in the af
ternoon and from 7 until 9 in
The Loys were married on
February 21. 1907. at the resi
dence in which they now live.
Rev. T. W. Bowen officiated.
The Loys have resided in O’
Neill continuously except for 4
years spent at Allen.
They have 9 children; Rolland,
of ban r.axe City, Utah; Richard,
of uos Angeles, Calif.; Mrs. Ar
thur (Bonnie) Goree. of The Dal
les, Ore.; Mrs. ri. L. (Grace) Lay
ton, of Ri Centro. Calif.; Mrs.
Charles (Wilma) Green, of Se
attle, Wasn.; Mrs. Howard (Da
vene) Holliday, of Grand Island;
Donald, of O’Neill; Mrs. J. M.
(Katherine) Kennedy, of Ains
worth; and Mrs. Ray (Agnes)
Lawrence, of O’Neill.
Those who will attend the
family reunion are Mr. and Mrs.
Howard Holliday, Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Loy, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.
Kennedy and Mr. and Mrs. Ray
Others in the family will not
be able to attend but plan to be
here sows Lme during the sum
Mrs. Loy was bom in O’Neill.
Mr. Loy was born in Iowa.
Miss Mary McLaughlin, 1121
Oak ave., bioux City, died Tues
day, February 19, in a bioux City
hospital, bhe had been ill 3Va
The late Miss McLaughlin was
born at White Sulphur, Ky. For
23 years she served as librarian
in O’JSIeili. Eignt years ago she
moved from O’Heill to Sioux Ci
Survivors include: Sisters —
Mrs. W. H. Carngg, of Sioux Ci
ty, and Mrs. E. W. Norris, of Los
While an O’Neill resident she
lived with her sister, Mrs. John
Harmon, who preceded her in
Funeral services will be con
ducted Friday, February 22, at
9 a.m., at St. Patrick’s Catholic
church. Rev. Kenneth Carl will
officiate. Burial will be in Calva
Pallbearers chosen are G. E.
Miles, John McManus. M. H.
Horiskey, Norbert Uhl, H. E.
Coyne, and Edward M. Gallagher.
Meadow Gold to Use
‘Voice’ 13 Weeks
Beatrice Foods Co., manufac
turers and distributors of Meadow
Gold dairy products, has signed
for a series of 1-mmute an
nouncements on the “Voice of
The Frontier” for 13 weeks to
boost sales in the O’Neill region.
The announcements will fea
ture Bob Atcher, popular vocalist
who will be known as foreman
of the Meadow Gold ranch. Atch
er, whose voice is famous across
the nation, will sing and do the
commercials on the radio series,
which began Monday, February
18, and will continue on each
“Voice” program «for 3 months.
Meadow Gold also uses The
Frontier advertising columns for
increasing sales of their products
—milk, butter and ice cream.
The “Voice” is heard each Mon
day, Wednesday and Saturday at
9:45 a.m., WJAG, 780 k.c., and is
now in its 3d year of remote con
O’Neill volunteer firemen an
swered 2 alarms during the past
week. At 11:25 a.m. Saturday
they were called to the Holt
County Implement shop where a
tractor had caught afire. The
blaze was extinguished before
the firemen arrived. At 5:35 p.m.,
Saturday they were summoned
to the Fred Perry residence. A
chimney was burning out but
there was no damage.
The eastbound North Western
passenger-mail traip left O’Neill
at 5:10 a.m.. Wednesday — about
5 hours behind schedule. A me
chanical failure developed on
the locomotive while the train
was standing in the station. A
locomotive from Long Pine was
summoned to pull the train to
Marion Logan Paine, of O’Neill,
and Miss Rita Marie Scholz, ol
Inman, on February 14.
William Beed, of Neligh, and
Miss Marjorie Ann Huebert, oi
O’Neill, on February 15.
Saturday. February 23: North
Central Nebraska Hereford
Breeders’ association. Bassett. 5E
Fridav. March 7: Niobrara Val
ley Hereford Breeders’ associa
tion, Butte. 40 registered Here
ford*. „ _
• Fridav. March 7: Everett Gor
gen. Ewinr. will sell half-sectior
ranch and persoryil property. Col,
Ed Thorin. auctioneer.
Wednesday. March 19: C. r
Small, near Amelia, sale of herd
of registered Herefords and othe:
t x\fj m
TO OFFICERS' SCHOOL . . .
Sgt. Don Finch (above) arrived
in Stuart Tuesday, February
12, for a 2 - weeks’ furlough.
Sergeant Finch has been in Ja
pan for 13 months with the
signal corps and is enroute to
officers’ training school at Ft.
Monmouth. N.J. Sergeant Finch
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Finch, of Stuart, and has
been in the service 2 years and
8 months. He savs he didn’t see
as much mud in Japan as there
is in Holt county.
MRS. W. DIMMITT
DIES AT ST. EDWARD
Pioneer Holt Resident,
111 3 Years, Expires »
in Rest Home
Funeral services for Mrs. Wilse
Dimmitt, 79, will be conducted
Saturday, February 23, at 2 p.m.,
at the Methodist church here.
Burial will be in the Mineola
cemetery, north of O’Neill.
Rev. V. R. Bell will officiate
and Biglin Brothers will be in
Mrs. Dimmitt died early Tues
day, February 19, at a rest home
in St. Edward. She had been ill
Pallbearers chosen are Carl j
Widtfeldt, Lloyd Whaley, John
Berger, August Smith, James
Van Every and Emmett Crabb.
The late Mrs. Dimmitt, whose
maiden name was Mary Eldora
Long, was born December 22.
187^, in Mills county, Iowa. Her
parents were Marlin and Eliz
abeth Beale Long.
She came to Holt county from
Iowa in 1884. In February, 1892,
she married Mr. Dimmitt, of
Ainsworth. They were married at
Survivors include: Widower;
brother—Jake Long, of Elmwood;
sister—Mrs. Clara J. Creamer, of
ELLIS L SCHOLZ,
ILL 8 YEARS, DIES
Burial Friday for Chambers
Farmer, Holt Resident
Ellis Lynn Scohlz, 51, a Holt
county resident since 1915, died
Tuesday afternoon, February 19,
at his farm home northwest of
Chambers. He had been ill 8
Funeral services will be con
ducted Friday, February 22, at 2
p.m., at the Methodist church in
Chambers. Rev. L. R. Hansberry
will officiate. Biglin Brothers are
The late Mr. Scholz was born
May 20. 1900, at Frankfort, Kans..
a son of Charles and Rosa Schon
He came to Holt county from
Kansas and lived for many years
in the Chambers community. On
December 22, 1926, he married
Hattie Lillie Schauerhamer at
Survivors include: Widow;
sons—Lynn Louis, Lyle Gene and
Cleo Ellis, all of Chambers;
daughters — Veda Ann, Fern
Kathryn and Ruby Darleen, all
Bargains Galore in
C of C Trade Event
Leading O’Neill stores are of
fering bargains galore for O’Neill
bargain days, starting today
(Thursday) and continuing
through Friday and Saturday.
This issue of The Frontier is
jam-packed with exciting shop
ping news for thrifty buyers. On
page 13 you’ll find 20 wonderful
reasons why you should shop in
O’Neill this week. In addition,
many of the stores have made it
a storewide trade event and their
messages appear throughout The
Bargain days is a trade promo
tion sponsored by the Chamber of
Pfc. John I. Bohn, son of Mr.
and Mrs. D. L. Bohn, of Inman,
is one of the recent graduates of
the army’s reconnaissance lender
dr course at Ft. Knox. Ky. This
specialized course includes all
subjects pertinent to the opera
tion of ground reconnaissance
and security units.
A 1947 rraduate of St. Mary’s
academv. Private Bohn also at
I tended Norfolk junior college for
I 2 years prior to entering the army
| in March. 1951.
Very Rev. Timothy O’Sullivar
• left Monday for Omaha where h<
I is spending this week.
Retiring Power Manager
Files for Nomination
Eleventh hour filings for posi
tions on the April 1 primary
election ballot included:
L. C. Walling, of O’Neill, non
political, for county judge.
George D. Hansen, of O'Neill,
democrat, for supervisor. Second
George Collins, of Atkinson,
republican, for county surveyor.
Deadline for primary filings is
5 p.m. today (Thursday).
Walling will oppose Louis W.
Reimer, incumbent, who filed
several weeks ago. Reimer is
seeking a 3d term. Mr. Walling
will retire this year as manager
of the O’Neill district of Consum
ers Public Power district. Mr.
Walling has been an O’Neill res
ident for 23 years. As manager
of the O’Neill district (initially
for Interstate Power Co., and
later for Consumers). Mr. Walling
is widely-known throughout the
Axel Borg, of O’Neill, repub
lican, incumbent in the Second
supervisory district, has not yet
filed for reelec tiOh.
Collins was appointed survey-!
or when Leonard Thomazin, of
Chambers, moved to St. Edward
over a year ago.
Another filing of interest con
cerns Harry Copeland, of Long
Pine, who will oppose State Sen.
Frank Nelson, of O’Neill, on the
non - political unicameral ticket.
Copeland’s filing was made with
the secretary of state. The 28th
legislative district embraces Holt,
Rock, Keya Paha and Boyd
Rain, Sleet, Snow
Visit O’Neill Region
Three varieties of the elements
visited the O’Neill region late 1
Monday—rain, sleet and snow.
The latest visit of old man win
ter brought to an end 3 weeks of
. One of The Frontier’s corre
spondents, Mrs. Henry Reimer, of
Deloit, had been so enthusiastic
about the spring weather she
"It’s like June in January at
Deloit this February.”
But Monday’s change in the
weather brought out furlined
boots and snowshovels. Several
inches of snow fell during the
night and traces of snow were
added Tuesday and Wednesday.
The snow was fanned by a strong
Wednesday afternoon the
cold wave was moving out of
the region. Thursday's fore
cast called for diminishing
winds, increased cloudiness
The Elkhom river had been
running bank full—and more in
places—-during the thaw.
Summary, based on 24 - hour
periods ending at 5 p.m., daily,
Hi Lo Prec.
February 14_34 28 .09
February 15_34 26 .02
February 16 _35 23
February 17 _41 26
February 18_39 26
February 19 _34 19 .47
February 20_21 9
North Siders, Tilden
Cop Benefit Tilts
Exhibition basketball games
last Thursday evening, arranged
by Earl (‘Short”) Hunt for the
poflo drive, produced these re
The North Side “has-beens’” de
feated the South side “ever-doubt
fuls,” 28-27 in a preliminary.
The Tilden Townies, led by
Philadelphia Phills’ Richie Ash
burn, defeated the O’Neill Lions
; team, 65-47.
The prelim was a farce in which
‘substitutes were paraded by the
dozens. About 30 performers of
yesteryear had a go at the ball
only to prove quite convincingly
they were much too old for the
game. Oldest players taking part
in the show were Ed Hancock
and Henry Lohaus, who played
basketball at O’Neill high and
Humphrey in the late 1920’s.
The Rebels led most of the way
but wilted in the closing moments.
William (“Bill”) Morriarity. a
midyear Creighton university.
Omaha, graduate, is the new as
sistant manager at the J. M. Mc
Donald Co. store here. A native
of Missouri Valiev. Ia., Morriar
itv succeeds Gerald Lounsburv.
who was transferred several
weeks ago to St. John, Kans. Mr.
Morriarity has had experience
with Sears. Roebuck & Co. in
i j Omaha.
i Frontier for printing!
WED HALF CENTURY . . . Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Stenger (center),
of Lynch, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary on Mon
day, January 21. Mrs. Guy Mulhair (left) and Dwight Micanek
(right) modeled the clothes the Stengers wore on their wedding
Babl Steer Loose
Sioux City police are tearing
They’ve been unable to cap
ture a fat steer that took off
about 7 p.m., Monday when a
truck driven by John Babl, sr.,
of O’Neill, upset on icy Sioux
Babl was hauling 8 fat cattle t
to market, had crossed the
Combination bridge, and was j
enroute to the stbckyards.
In the vicinity of the rail
yai-ds his truck spilled. None
of the cattle was hurt and Mr.
Babl escaped without injury.
The search for the steer was
pressed through Tuesday and
by 5 p.m., Wednesday it had
not yet been found.
George Hammond. “Voice of
The Frontier” announcer, sug
gested on Wednesday’s program
that the search be carried to
frozen food locker boxes.
A sister of Mrs. C. W. Roberts
was killed Sunday evening in an
auto crash in Wisconsin. Mr. and j
Mrs. Roberts left Monday for the
funeral. Mrs. Roberts is an em
ployee at the M&M cafe.
Spencer Host in
SPENCER—The annual Boyd
county farmers' institute featur
ing 2 afternoons of talks on ag
ricultural subjects and motion
pictures, will be held Friday and
t>aiuraay at the Spencer Conn
mum ty hall.
Speakers from the University
of Nebraska college of agriculture
will be featured.
Sponsors of the institute are the
Spencer Community club, Boyd
county fair association, Boyd
county extension service and the
college of agriculture.
The programs begin at 1 o’clock
both afternoons. There will be a
special women’s program at 2:30
Detailed programs are as fol
Friday—1 pjm., music by Spen
cer band; 1:10, remarks, by Dr. J.
M. Pucelik, Spencer Community
club; 1:20, "Crop Drying," dis
cussion by E. A. Olson and M. L.
Mumgaard, University of Nebras
ka extension service; 2:30, “Bru
cellosis in Cattle—Undulant fever
in Man,” Dr. E. P. Anderson,
chief, Nebraska Bureau of Animal
Industry; 3:20, film, “Scenery Un
Saturday—1 p.m., music, Spen
cer band; remarks, Dr. Pucelik
and Charles Pilcher, soil conser
vation service; 1:20, “Livestock
Marketing,” Ray Switzer, Sioux
City; 2:30, “Livestock Feeding,’’
panel discussion led by Joseph
Watson; 3:20, film “Thirsty
Acres;” 4, coffee and doughnuts.
Holt ARC Chapter
Has New Chairman
The Holt countv chapter, of the
American Red Cross, held its an
nual meeting Friday evening at
the Legion club. Robert E. Evans,
of O’Neill, was elected chairman,
succeeding Glea H. Wade, who
has held that post a number of
years; Mrs. Guy Cole, of Emmet,
was elected secretary; J. B. Gra
dy was reelected treasurer, and
John Grutsch was made service
FURNISH 10 IN MARCH
The Holt county selective ser
vice board has been ordered to
furnish 10 registrants for the
March 12 draft call. Meanwhile.
25 will be ordered to report
March 11 for preinduction phys
ical examinations, according to
Mrs. W. H. Hartv, chief clerk.
DANCELAND BEING RAZED
The Daneelnnd pavilion, north
1 west of O’Neill, is being torn
down. A drive-in theater will be
i built on the site.
Frontier for printing! Prompt
Burial at Boulder
for Mrs. M. E. Hiatt
Funeral services for Mrs. M. E.
(Amanda) Hiatt, 83, were con
ducted Wednesday. February 13,
at a funeral chapel in Boulder,
Colo. Bunal was m Green Moun
tain cemetery there near the
;rave of her husband.
Mrs. Hiatt died Monday. Feb- :
uary 11, in Boulder after a 3 j
A native of Blaine county, |
Pennsylvania, where she was
born January 22, 18(39, she came
;o Holt county as a child. Here j
>he met the late Morton E. Hi- I
att. They were married May 17,
1887. They farmed in Holt coun
ty until 25 years ago when they
moved to Boulder to be near
their daughter, Mrs. Leo McCaf
The Hiatt home place is now
occupied by Mrs. Bessie Burge.
It is located about 9 miles south
west of O’Neill. Failing eyesight
prompted Mr. Hiatt to retire from
the farm. He died June 2, 1943.
Survivors include: Daughters—
Mrs. Leo McCaffrey, of Boulder;
Mrs. Hazel Cleveland, of Boul
der, who resided with her moth
er; Mrs. Gladys Endicott, of South
Gate, Calif.; Mrs. Alice Greenan,
of Bakersfield, Calif.; Mrs. Edith
White, of Long Beach, Calif.;
sons — Clyde and Arlo, both of
O’Neill, and Morton, of Bishop,
Calif. There are 11 grandchildren
and 19 great-grandchildren.
Die* in Wyoming
Merritt Martin, a native of the
O’Neill community, died Saturday
at his home in Buffalo, Wyo. He
had been ill about 3 years.
The late Mr. Martin was born
on a farm northeast of O’Neill
and resided for many years in
Survivors include: Widow:
sisters—Mrs. George Henry and
Mrs. H. W. Heriford. both of O’
Neill; Mrs. Opie Chambers, of
Los Angeles, Calif.; brother—
Frank, of Riverton, Wyo.
Unlawful to Operate
Auto on ’51 Plates
If you are operating a motor
vehicle with Uol license plates
you are subject to arrest.
Col. C. J. Sanders, of the Ne
braska safety patrol, points out
tnat tne law says plates of the
preceding year become “de
linquent on the 15th day of
"That’s all I can say. If we
see ’em, we’re going to stop
’em,” Colonel Sanders com
ATKINSON—Dr. C. C. Mad
sen, of Trinity Lutheran semi
nary, Blair, conducted divine
worship services Sunday in St.
John’s Lutheran church. Atkin
son, and in the Lutheran church
at Bassett. Doctor Madsen was
filling the vacancy created when
Rev. E. G. Ihrig moved last week
Mrs. Nora Carpenter Anderson,
67, resident of Beaver Crossing,
died last week. Burial took place
Sunday at Douglas. Mrs. Ander
son was a sister of Arthur Hibbs,
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kirkpat
rick were honored at a dinner on
Sunday, February 17. at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Summers,
the occasion being their 1st wed
ding anniversary. Mrs. Kirkpat
rick is the former Darlene Sum
Mrs. Agnes Sullivan returned
to O’Neill Friday evening after
having been awav for 6 months.
She visited in Chicago. 111., and
Lincoln. Mr and Mrs. C. V. Sul
livan brought her to O’Neill
Dr. and Mrs. C. M. Eason re
turned last week from a 10-dav
visit in New Orleans. La.
Hobbs Bids $5,300
- on School Section
Neal Charged for
Clyde Neal, about 28, was
charged last Thursday with “de
bauching a minor” by County
Attorney William W. Griffin.
A preliminary hearing was con
ducted Wednesday and Neal was
bound over to district court. No
date for a hearing before District
Judge D. R. Mounts will be fixed
until the judge returns from a
trip to Oklahoma.
The charges grew out of an al
leged incident involving a 4
year-old girl. The incident was
alleged to have occurred Febru-*
ary 8 in West O’Neill.
Neal voluntarily submitted to
a Keeley lie detector test Monday
at Lincoln. He was taken to Lin
coln bv County Sheriff Leo S.
Tomjack. Upon returning here
Monday evening he wasN placed
in the Holt county jail.
MRS. TONY MURRAY
Head of Prominent Holt
Here in 1882
Funeral services were conduct
ed at 10 a.m., Saturday. February
16, for Mrs. Sarah Murray, 82, a
longtime resident of the O’Neill
community who died about 2 o’
clock Thursday morning, Febru
ary 14. at her home. She had
been ill 2 months.
The rites were held in St. Pat
rick’s Catholic church with Very
Rev. Timothy O’Sullivan, church
pastor, officiating. Burial was in
Calvary cemetery. Pallbearers
chosen were A1 Sauser. Robert
Donohoe. D. F. Murphy, Thomas
J. Donohoe, Anthonv Stanton, ,
Norbert Uhl, James Kelley and
The late Mrs. Murray, whose
maiden name was Sarah Hee
nan. was born January 22, 1870,
at Covington, Kv. Her parents.
John and Ann Hannigan Heenan,
were bom in Ireland.
She came to Holt county in
1882. On May 26. 1886. she mar
ried Anthonv Murray. They be
came the parents of 3 sons and
2 daughters. Mr. Murray died in
Survivors include: Sons— Ed
ward. John and Frank Murray,
all of O’Neill; daughters *— Mrs.
James Kane, of San Francisco.
Calif., and Miss Ann Murrav. of
O’Neill: sisters—Mrs. Marv Gra
ham. of O’Neill; Mrs. Elizabeth
Bolton of Reno, Nev.: Mrs. Mar
raret McCarthy, of Norfolk, and
Miss Helen Heenan, of Omaha:
brother—Frank Heenan. of Nor
folk: 2 Granddaughters. 2 grand
sons and 4 Great-grandchildren.
Elements Fail to
Stop Card Party
Not even the elements dare
interfere with a scheduled
meeting of the Pinochle Pirates
—a band of north-Holt county
They nuit Saturday night at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Or
ville Miller—after negotiating
an endless sea of mud and com
pleting the last mile of their
journey in a tractor-drawn
Scores9 High went to Mar
jorie McNulty and Arthur O’
Neill: low to Genevieve O’Neill
and Albert Steams.
Nflit session of the Pinochle
Pirates — barring mud, snow
or heat — will be held Friday
i night. February 29, at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. James Mc
ENLIST IN AIR FORCE
Wally Shelhamer and Duane
Miller, both of O’Neill, last
Thursday enlisted in the air
force at Omaha. They are now at
Lackland air force base. San
Antonio. Tex., where they will
receive basic training. Shelhamer ,
is the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. G.
Shelhamer: Miller, the son of Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Miller.
Davidsons at Tucson—
Mr. and Mrs. John Davidson
are now at Tucson. Ariz.. where
they will remain a few weeks.
They are on an extended visit
there in behalf of Mr. Davidson’s
health. “Jack is feeling better.”
Mrs. Davidson writes, in request
ing that The Frontier be forward
ed to them, general delivery.
Garfield Masonic lodge will (
I bold a George Washington’s]
hirtbda^ anniversary partv to- !
' night (Thursday). The grand jun-1
• inr warden of the Nebraska lodge
' will speak.
Three Lease Parcels
Sell for Over
Bidding was brisk in another
round of state school land lease
sales ^offered Saturday and Mon
day by the state board of educa
tional lands and funds. All ses
sions drew large crowds. Three
parcels soared over the $5,000
Most of the leases offered were
“bid in” by current lessees. Sev
eral were relinquished by “a
Results of Saturday’s selling
A. E. Spittler. of Ewing, re
newed his lease on the WVfeNWfc.
of 12-26-9, for $500. On section
16, township 31. range 11. S. R.
Robertson gave $200 for the SWfc
and George Nelson bid $50 for
the SEV<NWVi. The SEV4 former
ly held by Mrs. Mary Langan. of
Spencer, went to her son, David,
for a bid of $1,900.
Charles Mulford, of Stuart of
fered $3,000 for all 36-33-16 and
John H. Letzeiman’s bid was $3,
bOO for all 36-26-14. Ira Lierman.
j1 Atkinson, renewed his lease on
ill section 36, township 26, range
16, for $500. The largest bonus
paid was posted by William A
Hobbs, of Ewing, on the lease
formerly held by Grace Briggs.
It was for all of 36-26-11. The bid:
Monday’s selling was opened
by bids on all 16-30-12 held by
brothers, Henry and Tom Mur
ray, of O’Neill. Henry Murray
bid $500 for the EteNE1/*, SVi
bWi'4. and SEV4 while Tom’s bid
was only $100 for his portion—
the WV2NEV4, NWV4 and NVs
SWVi. Helen B. Clifford, of At
kinson, posted a bid of $4,900 on
all except NWV4NWV4. of 36-27
15, formerly held by Casper Thie
sen. This was smooth sailing as
Thisen’s have sold property to the
Another renewal was Joseph
Dobrovolny, of Atkinson, who bid
$775 for the SEft of 16-27-15.
Albert Lemmer. of Atkinson,
was high bidder on the lease for
merly held by Helen B. Clifford.
The bid was $2,325. Legal de
scription: NV4. swy4, 16-27-15.
Much interest was shown in
the leases owned by G. D. Dray
ton and J. L. Murphy which were
bid in by Jos. F. Gallagher, ot
Inman. The price was $5,200 for
NVs. SEy4 of 12-27-10.
Henry Albrecht, of Atkinson,
renewed his lease on all 16-31-13
for $300. Melvin Steskal, of Ew
ing, was high bidder on NE14.
36-28-9. His bid was $1,000. This
lease was formerly held by
Others successful in renewing
their leases were: Percy Brook -
hauser, WVfeSWVi less 3 acres 36
28-9 for $25. and Alfred Maas.
SWy4 36-27-13 for $833.50.
Other leases changing owners
by agreement were on E%. 36
27-13, formerly held by Gladys
Oxford and bid in by E. R. Bak
er for $1,666.51), and on all 16-25
15. formerly held by Roy Word
en, which went to Don Carpenter
John Shoemaker, of O’Neill,
bid $2,575 to renew his lease on
Interest Monday afternoon con
cerned the lease of the late J.
B. Ryan on the E% of section 36,
township 28. range 12. The bid of
Mrs. Mary Pribil was highest;
All bids must be confirmed by
Sixty parcels are being offered
between February 28 and March
7. Official publication of the auc
tions may be found on page 7.
In Auto Upset—
A westbound automobile driv
en by Robert L. Prill, of Page,
upset a mile east of Emmet Mon
day evening. Young Prill was ac
companied bv Miss Betty John
son, of O’Neill. The accident oc
curred about 8:40 p.m. The ma
chine ended up facing the oppo
site direction. A nearby Consum
ers Public Power district pole
was damaged. Neither of the oc
cupants was hurt in the one-car
FATHER DIES AT 77
G. E. Ralya, 77. of Wood Lake,
died Friday following a several
years’ illness. Funeral services
were conducted Sunday at Wood
Lake. Survivors include: Son—
Earl W.. of O’Neill; daughters —
Mrs. Ethel Tische and Mrs. Echo
Hanna, both of Wood Lake. The
late Mr. Ralva was a widower,
his wife having died a year ago.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl W. Ralya at
tended the rites.
ATKINSON — Superintendent
of Schools Harold L. Hutchinson
has been unanimously reelected
bv the Atkinson board of educa
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