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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Oct. 9, 1952)
Soldier in Texas
Pfc. Ross Fink Gets
PAGE—Pfc. Ross Fink, who
has been stationed at Amarillo,
Texas, came to Grand Island Fri
day where he visited his father,
George Fink, and M!rs. Fink and
his sister, Mrs. Tom Sinnard.
Saturday evening he came to
Page to spend a few days with
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Snyder. He will visit at
Page and Grand Island until Oct.
IS when he will go to Wichita,
Other Page News
Mrs. Neven Ickes, jr., and baby
returned home Wednesday, Oct.
1, from the Plainview hospital.
Miss Mardelle Curry of Ponca
is staying at the Ickes home and
assisting with the work.
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Holliday
and family of Grand Island spent
Sunday night and Monday visit
ing with Mr. Holliday’s parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Holliaay, and
ms sister, Mrs. Bum Brummett
avir. ana ivirs. Fritz Brandt and
son of Atkinson and Mr. an
j.vxis. Vernon Parks and son of
Page spent Sunday at Pickstown,
Mr. and Mrs. John Friday of
Orchard spent Sunday afternoon
with Mr. and Mrs. George Park.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Snyder,
Pfc. Ross Fink and Miss iNancy
Heiss were dinner guests Sunday
at the Bert Fink home at Ewing.
Miss Effie Stevens of O’Neill
spent from Wednesday, October
1, until Sunday ai'ternoon visiting
her aunt, Miss Maude Martin, and
with other relatives.
(Mr. and Mrs. Norman Trow
bridge of Plainview were Sunday
dinner guests of the latter’s par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Park, and
supper guests of Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Duane Gray and
family of Valentine visited last
Thursday night and Friday with
Mr. Gray’s mother, Mrs. Evelyn
Gray and his brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Walker,
Mr. and Mrs. I. O. Wood re
turned home Wednesday, October
1, after spending two weeks vis
iting Mr. Wood’s relatives in
Kentucky and Tennessee. On
their return home they stopped
at Sioux City for a short visit
with their son-in-law and daugh
ter, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Rendine,
Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Walker and
family and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin
Held and Merlyn enjoyed a wie
ner roast in the Page park last
Thursday evening. After supper
they went to the Walker home
where the rest of the evening
was spent playing cards.
Mr. and Mrs. Dean French
and son, Lee, and Mrs. Clifford
French of Lamberton, Minn.,
came Saturday for a few days
visit with Mr. and Mrs. John
Stauffer, sr., and with other
relatives. Mrs. Clifford French is
a daughter and Dean French a
grandson of Mir. and Mrs. Stauf
Sunday dinner guests of Mr.
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jtvooert txray was a guest. Score
winners were nign, xvirs. Anton
XNisscn, low, Mis. lNeil /vsner,
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was seived at the close oi the
xvir. and Mrs. Edward Sukup,
Mr. and Mrs. Deibert Anson anu
Miss JacKie Russell returned re
cently irom Ft. Lee, Va., where
they had visited a week.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Heese,
Mrs. Gus Heese and Mrs. Henry
Heese were recent visitors in
Mrs. Hester Edmisten and Mrs.
Evelyn Gray returned from Iowa
Monday evening alter visiting
relatives there the past week.
O. D. Brokaw of Osmond and
Mr. and Mrs. Oren Brokaw oi
Lincoln visited in the Charles
Wegman home several days the
first of last week. O. D. Brokaw
is a brotner of Mrs. Wegman and
Oren Brokaw is a nephew.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Trow
bridge and Diana and Virgil
Parks took A.1C. James Parks
to Grand Island Monday where
he left for Spokane, Wash. He
had spent 18 months in New
foundland and had been here on
a 30-day leave with his parents.
Miss LaVonne Albright, who
teaches the first grade in the
Hastings school, spent from Fri
day until Sunday with her
mother, Mrs. Gailord Albright.
Mrs. Albright met her at Norfolk
Friday and took her to Norfolk
The Chatter and Sew club met
with Mrs. Melvin Roach Friday
afternoon with 10 members pres
ent, Mrs. Warren Cronk was a
guest. The ladies brought their
own needlework. The hostess
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Stewart
spent from Monday until Friday
at the Emmett Revell home while
M!r. and Mrs. Revell and Dale
Revell were in Wyoming where
the men were deer hunting.
They brought home two deer.
The Help U club met Wednes
day afternoon, October 1, with
Mrs. Clair Schroth. Eleven mem
bers were present and two guests,
Mrs. Ella Sholes and Mrs. Nellie
Hamilton. Progressive pitch was
played with Mrs. Kenneth War
ing holding high score, Mrs.
Ralph Brookhouser the low and
Mrs. Francis Boelter the travel
ing. A no-host lunch was served.
Tune In! Voice of The Fron
tier” .. Mon., Wed., Sat., 9:45 a.m.
100 View Clover
State Fair Laurels on
The 22 members of the Clover
4-H club, members of which live
in and near Atkinson, handed in
completed record books for the
50 4-H projects they elected last
spring. These projects included a
variety of activity^—rural elec
trification, tractors, food preser
vations, meal planning, let’s iook,
summer wardrobe, dress - up
dresses, keep well, yard beauti
fication, home improvement, for
estry, pure seed, poultry, gar
den, stocker-feeders, swine, and
As a climax of this year’s pro
ject activities the club held its
achievement Monday evening,
Sept. 29, at the Memorial hall in
Atkinson. About a hundred visit
ors attended to view the various
exhibits and enjoy the program
which included: Group singing; a
short business meeting; presenta
tion of awards; presentation of
the state fair prize—winning
demonstrations; presentation of
the skit, “The Thing;” the club’s
entry in the shar ethe fun festi
val in Stuart, winner of a red
ribbon; small group singing of
“Alice Blue Gown’ and ‘Place
in the Sun,” a special 4-H song—
also a red ribbon winner at the
County Agent A. Neil Dawes
presented an interesting 4-H
story through colored slides. To
complete the evening Leon Kais
er and George Mellor played for
the square and folk dancing.
Lunch was served.
The ribbons won by Holt coun
ty at the state fair were on dis
play. The ones won by the Clo
ver club included blue ribbons on
three demonstrations given by
Kay Dvorak, Ronnie Hickman,
and DeMarus Wefso; the red won
bv the song group; a red won by
Kay Dvorak in song identifica
tion; a silver medal won by Carol
Schultz for being second in the
state in food preservation judg
ing; a red won by Raymond Wag
man in the tractor driving con
test; a white won by Lois Puckett
in style show; a medal won bv
Benton Mellor in tree and leaf
identification, and a pink ribbon
won by Ronnie Hickman in tree
and leaf identification.
Also entered in state fair comp
etition were Jo Ann Determan
and Joe Livingston.
Many of the Clover members
entered exhibits, demonstrations,
judging, song contest, style show
and other activities of the tri
county fair, achievement day, and
Holt county fair.
Members of the stocker-feeder
division of the club will show and
sell their calves in O’Neill at
the calf sale October 15.
During the past year three of
the Clover members have left
the club to do other things. They
avp Murray Mellor, armv; Doris
Ward, who with her mother went
to join Mr. Ward, a cantain in
the air force stationed in Japan,
and Marilyn Ries. who is a stu
dent nurse at Sacred Heart hos
pital, Yankton. S. D.
The club will continue to meet
throuehout the fall an-t winter
months, the next meeting being
a Halloween party.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Newton and
sons, Wayne and Gary, of Laurel,
attended the pancake day at
O’Neill. Then they visited his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. William
>iewion Tuesday evening and
Wednesday, September 30 and
Miss Marybelle O’Connor of
Omaha arrived home late Friday
evening to spend the weekend
*vith her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
James O’Connor, and her uncle,
'Mrs. Paul Newton clerked in
the John Conrad store Saturday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Newton vis
ited at the Dean Perry home
Wednesday, October 1, Mr. New
ton is Dean Perry’s uncle.
Mr. fend Mrs. Guy Cole and
Mr. and Mrs. John Conard at
tended the Nebraska-Iowa State
football game at Lincoln Satur
Mr. and Mrs. George Brainard
and children of Grand Island
spent the weekend visiting Mrs.
Brainard’s parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Charlie Fox of O’Neill, Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Brainard of Emmet
Mrs. Joe Zlska and son, Paul,
visited at the Clarence Gilg home
Mr. and Mrs. Billy Claussen
were guests at the Charlie Claus
sen home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Kendall
were dinner guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Fox on Sunday
Mrs. Arlene Cary was a week
end guest of her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Guy Beckwith.
(Mrs. Alice Hill, Josie Maring,
Doris Slechta were visitors of
Mrs. Emma Maring and sons,
Oliver and Homer, Sunday after
Mrs. Alice muon lext t>unaay
for California to visit her sisters.
Mrs. Jimmy Kendall spent
Sunday night and Monday at the
Wayne Fox home.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Mlinar
and daughters, Judy and Nancy,
were dinner guests at the Duke
Hoffman home at Atkinson Sun
Mr. an<f Mrs. Ed Weber and
children, Wilma and Robert, who
have recently returned homo
from the navy, were guests at
the Joe Winkler home last
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Winkler at
tended the annual supper Sun
day evening at Atkinson.
Mir. and Mrs. Bill Pannell and
children of Belle Fouirche, S. D.,
were weekend guests at the
Henry Patterson home. Mr. Pan
nell is a nephew of the Patter
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Larson
of Clearwater were Saturday
guests at the Harold Mlinar
Mrs. Alvin Kloppenborg visited
at the Wayne Fox home Sunday
Mrs. Wayne Bates and Mrs.
Claude Bates of O’Neill attended
the funeral of a relative at Ran
Miss Norma Lou Foreman was
a Friday overnight guest of Miss
Patty Clinkenbeard of O’Neill.
Mrs. Alex McConnell and Mrs.
Georgia (McGinnis visited Mrs.
Walter Puckett at her home in
Atkinson Monday afternoon.
Mrs. Puckett is ill and her ill
ness has been diagnosed as a
light case of polio.
Mrs. D. E. Stevens and son Bill
of Rapid City, S. D., are spend
ing two weeks visiting relatives
Mrs. Doris Fox and daughter,
Barbara, spent the weekend vis
iting Mis. Fox’s parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Bob Tomlinson of Star.
Miss Sharon Wagman arrived
home Saturday evening from
Grand Island where she had been
employed at St. Francis hospital
for a month as a nurses aid.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Janzing,
Fred and Francis Timborg were
dinner guests at the Gary Enbody
Mr. and Mrs. Dean Perry visit
ed at the William Newton home
Tuesday evening, September 30.
No Workshop at
Chambers This Year—
CHAMBERS — The Chambers
Garden club met Wednesday,
October 1, at the home of Bette
Mitohell, Darlene Hoerle being
assistant hostess. Thirteen mem
bers, two guests and seven child
ren were present. Special atten
tion was called to an autumn ar
rangement of vegetables, fruit,
leaves and gourds prepared by
Julia Gilbert, who also gave the
lesson on potting bulbs for forced
Tn the business session, plans
were discussed for attending the
state convention, for the home
talent play to be put On later in
the month, aand for the gift ex
change at the Christmas party.
It was also announced that since
Newport is having a work shop
there will be none at Chambers
A lunch was served by the
hostesses. The next meeting will
be held at the home of Cleone
Wintermote, Betty Wintermote
assisting November 5. Nellie
Medcalf was awarded the door
N ormal T rainers
Visit Rural Schools
The professional training class
of the O Neill public school went
on an observation tour of rural
schools Wednesday and Thursday,
October 1 and 2.
The normal trainers visited the
following schools: Leah Serck,
district 33; Lois Doty, district 84;
S1xrr^aJ?rnest’ district 150;
Mrs. O Neill district 14; Mrs. Hol
comb, district 312. Shirley Rieck
^5; Mrs. Twila Sobotka]
district 175; and Catherine Boyle
district 174. ’
™?he7. were accompanied by
Miss Alice French county superin
tendent, and Miss Claire Tomiack
normal training teacher.
Home Council Meeting—
The fall council meeting will
bf on Tuesday, October 14,
at 1:30 p. m. in the courthouse
assembly room. The new club
presidents are requested to ac
company the ex-presidents to this
Loan Rale Told—
The Holt county PMA office an
nounces the 1952 loan rates on
alfalfa seed and corn. The loan
rate for alfalfa is 35c per pound
clean basis, and the loan rate on
corn is $1.54 per bushel. Both
commodities must be stored on
Sunday, Oct. 12
BACK SPRAINS — VARICOSE VEINS
EXPERT SURGICAL APPLIANCE FITTER. O. V. SARAZIN
of Minneapolis, Minnesota, will be in O'NEILL — HOTEL
GOLDEN — TUES.. OCT. 14. from 9 aon. to 12 — for Men,
Women and Children.
CAUTION: Surgical Appliance Fitting is an art and calls for a
high degree of skill. With so many different types of appli
ances being advertised, and broad claims made for many of
them, the average person is apt to be confused about the
proper appliance for his condition. Are you wearing the prop
RUPTURE: In most cases will contract in a short time if prop
BACK SPRAINS: You can now have the support for your con
dition. Sacroiliac — Lumbosacral — Dorsolumbar. Also belts
for ABDOMINAL CONDITIONS: Post Operative, Ptosis, Ov
erweight, and many more.
VARICOSE VEINS AND SWOLLEN LEGS: The right size
and weight elastic stocking is very important. Anklets and
Knee Caps for sprains.
SARAZIN'S SURGICAL APPLIANCES
4S32 Oakland Avenue Minneapolis 7, Minnesota
R. H. SHRINER 5T
Rents 11 uiimnun Plata Glass
Wind A Tornado. Truck A Tractor. Personal Property
Liability GENERAL INSURANCE Livestock
REAL ESTATE. LOANS. FARM SERVICE. RENTALS
Automobile O'Neill —:— Phone 10S Farm Property
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Anybody care to run
for this office?
( Candidate Wanted: Must 1 ‘I
V be efficient, honest, experienced. Pay #
I and term of office uncertain, since j
\ public will vote every day to see if /
) candidate stays in office. /
We bet you don’t want that job of being forced to get
elected every day. Yet it’s a reasonably accurate descrip
tion of what a manufacturer must do to hold his job.
Every day at the sales counter, millions of women and
men vote General Electric in or out of a job.
When you stop to think of it, we don’t hold office for
four years—or even two. We have a daily fight on our
Hands at the sales counter pick up G-E products—hold
them, turn them over, inspect them, try them against
competitive articles for value and price—then decide for
The only way we can win the election is by constantly
improving our product. Thousands of engineers are paid
to think up ways to improve, redesign, simplify. We use
every known device of mass production to deliver more
for the money. And our employees are as keen on winning
our daily “public election” as is the salesman at the
Manufacturers sell products on the basis of “be good
every day—or get out of office.” The result is the American *
public has the world’s highest standard of living.
/oa can^(nt/yoal commence vn~,
- — -—’
Dr. F. J. Fisher
(Formerly of O'Neill)
. . . wishes to announce the
opening of his dental office
in the Bishop Block, Norfolk.
Office Phone 610
Res. Phone 2842
John O'Neill Gets
John O’Neill, student at Creigh
ton university, Omaha, has been
chosen as a member of the inter
fraternity council, a body which
governs the fraternities upon,
the Creighton campus.
He has also been reelected
president of the Creighton chap
ter of the Alpha Phi Omega na
tional service fraternity.
John is the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Arthur O’Neill and is a 1950
graduate of St. Mary’s academy.
IT’S A SWELL DAY
FOR THE GAME!
Here it is again . . . Nebras
ka’s Football Season ... the
time of year many Nebras
kans enjoy most.
It’s wonderful to start for
the game ... crispness in the
air . . . trees blazing in color
. . . flags and banners spar
kling in the sun. Inside the
stadium, our band stirs the
crowd to support our team
. . . It’s a swell day for a
Football is the favorite sport
of a host of Nebraskans
including your tavernkeep
er. He is as proud of a win
ning team as you are.
His problems may be more
difficult—his hours longer_
the laws governing his busi
ness more strict, but he takes
the same interest in state
and local events. He takes
the same pride in being a
part of his community.
He’s a good citizen and
neighbor, and worth know
710 First Nat’l Bank Bldg., Lincoln
— Atkinson, Nebr. —
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Fri.-Sat. Oct. 10-11 I
Ocl. 12-13-14 ;
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| WecL-Thurs. Oct. 15-16
You Will Find Top Bulls and Females
Keya Paha County Hereford
Association Sale at
THURSDAY. OCT. 16TH
Sale lo Be Held in the Hew Healed Sales Pavilion
66 BULLS, 22 FEMALES !
Bulls all coming two years
old. Bone, scale and rug
Typy bulls for the breeder
and commercial cattle pro
Females include two bred
cows, 20 bred and open
Top quality females for your
foundation or replacement
Lunch Will Be Served in the Sales
Pavilion Cafe by the O.E.S. Ladies
Many of the top Hereford blood lines will be represented in
r this sale. Consigned by these breeders:
Robert E. Lewis
M. E. Potter
F. E. Titus & Sons
N. D. Nelson
W. E. Ripley 8c Sons
F. E. 8c Artice Wentworth
A Good Place to Buy Well Bred Cattle
KEYA PAHA COUNTY
For Catalog Address W. E. Ripley, Springview, Nebraska
or Chuck Cook, Alliance, Nebraska
Charles Corkle, Auctioneer
Before this year, if you wanted a big-car ride ...
a high-compression engine ... a complete choice
of interior-exterior appointments ... or a curved
one-piece windshield and a car-wide rear window,
you had to pay hundreds of dollars more. Now
FORD offers all these features at no extra cost.
It’s the one fine car in the low-price field. Take
io minutes and “Test Drive” a Ford. You’ll agree
... you can pay more but you can’t buy better.
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fm* tout colon illustrated mud whit* staewoll
liras optional at extra cost. Equipment, acces
sories and trim subject to change without notice.
Lohaus Motor Co.
PHONE 16 _O’NEILL
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