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Volume 72.—Number 27. O’Neill, Nebr., Thursday, November 6, 1952. Seven Cents.
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Girl, 3, Crushed
by Heavy Wheel
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Guy Young Dies
Early Wednesday
Father of 2 Sons
Killed in WWII
Guy Young, 63, an O’Neill man
who has been ill several years
died early Wednesday, Novem
ber 5, in a Norfolk hospital.
Funeral arrangements were
not completed Wednesday. The
body is at Biglin Brothers.
The late Mr. Young was bom
at Seward—one of six brothers.
On May 18, 1916, he married
Edith Rouse at O’Neill. The cou
ple farmed for many years in the
Atkinson and Opportunity local
ities, retiring in 1945.
They became the parents of
'three sons and two daughters.
Two 4the sons. Rvt. Rich
ard C.. and Marine Sgt. Er
mund Lester, were killed in ac
tion during World War IL
Richard died on May 23. 1944.
during fighting at the Anzio,
Italy beachhead, and Ermund
died April 24, 1945, a few days
before the war ended, while
fighting on Okinawa.
Survivors include: Widow; son
•Stariley} who is in the air force
and its stationed at Kelly Field,
near San Antonio, Tex.; daugh
ters — Mrs. Carol (Mary) Sum
rm^rer of Ewing and Mrs. Walter
(Dorothy) Huston of Kansas City,
Mt>.; four grandchildren; broth
ers—Walter, Ralph and Orton,
■all of O’Neill; Paul of Doniphan,
and Robert of Onak, Wash.
One brother, Roy, preceded
t him tn death.
The late Mr. Young was a
member of the Methodist church
Curtis DeVall, 7,
Runover by Tractor
BRISTOW—Curtis DeVall, 7,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard De
Vall of Bristow, escaped critical
injury about 10 o’clock Saturday
morning when he fell from a trac
tor in the path of one of the
He was riding on the tractor
with his father who was picking
corn. Mr. DeVall said he saw his
son fall and he made an effort to
grab him. The father realized it
was too late so he lifted on the
wheel to lesson the load as the
wheel struck the boy.
No bones were broken, attend
ants at Sacred Heart hospital,
Lynch, reported, but the lad was
detained at the hospital for ob
2 Volunteers with
Group of Inductees
Two volunteers were numbered
among the group of seven Holt
county selective service regis
trants leaving O’Neill Monday tor
induction. Volunteers were Rob
ert J- Koci of Chambers and Nick
Ramold of Atkinson. Others in
the group were Patrick J. Boyle
of O’Neill, J.ohn D. McClenahan
of Ewing, John i P. Tielke of
Situart, Bernard D. Janzing of At
kinson and Robert G. Reed of
Meanwhile Sfc. James R. Lyons
of the army-air force recruiting
station at O’Neill has announced
these recent .enlistments:
For regular army.: Floyd K.
Wagner of O’Neill, Charles H.
Thorin of Elgin, George C. Gay
lord of Wood Lake and LeRoy A.
Aeschliman of Valentine. These
enlistees have been sent to Camp
Crowder* Mo.
v For air force: Richard F. Mc
Intosh of Page, Kenneth D. John
son of Spencer, Donald L. Riley
of Valentine, Ramon F. Paustian
of Bloomfield, Clinton J. King of
Kilgore, Kenneth E. Mundorf of
Johnstown, Robert B. Burkhead
of Neligh, Richard L. Hand,
James E. Snyder of Ainsworth
and William Escritt, jr. These
air enlistees have gone to Parks
air force base, Pleasanton, Calif.
JP-TA Hears Ministers
in Panel Discussion —
The regular monthly meeting
,of the O’Neill P-TA was held in
-the band room of the O’Neill pub
lic school Monday evening. The
entertainment consisted of a vo
cal solo by Sandra Thomas,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
Thomas, accompanied by Mrs.
Howard Manson. Two saxophone
polos were offered by Miss Eliza
beth Schaffer. Miss Schaffer wa*
accompanied by Mr. Hoitser.
The topic for a roundtable dis
cussion, the cooperation between
church and school, was well pre
sented by the following O'Neill
ministers: Rev. R. W. Olson, Rev.
Samuel Lee, Rev. Wayne Hall,
Rev. Melvin Grossenbach, Rev.
Wallace B- Smith and Rev. John
This discussion proved informa
tive and interesting to the large
crowd in attendance. Lunch was
served by the eighth grade moth
CDA in Session—
The Catholic Daughters of
the Court of St. Michael 697 held
a business meeting Monday night
at the K. of C. hall. Following
the meeting the group played
pitch. The prizes were won by
Mrs. John Turner, Mrs. Grover
Shaw and Mrs. Ed Murray. A
lunch was served by the commit
Leaving for Navy —
William Froelich, jr., was hon
ored at a farewell party Friday
evening at the Town House given
by Mrs. H. J. Birmingham and
. Mrs. Edward Campbell. Mr. Froe
lich wil leave November 10 for
lich departed for the Great
Lakes naval station where he will
begin active reserve.
(Special to The Frontier)
EWING—A 3-year-old brown
haired Ewing girl was crushed to
death about 10:30 Tuesday morn
ing by the heavy wheel cxf a hay
underslung rack.
Barbara Ann Bauer, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer, jr., who
reside about eight miles south
west of Ewing, was playing in the
yard at her home while hay was
being hauled in.
It is believed that she wa ked
toward the load as it was being
moved in, she was knocked,
down in some manner, and a
wheel on the rack passed over
the tsiy chest.
Mr. Bauer rushed the lifeless
little body to a doctor in Clear
Survivors include: Parents; sis
ters—Maxine, Joann. Neva Mae
and Patty Rae; toothers—Billy
and Danny.
Barbara Ann was born August
17, 1949. Her mother is the for
mer Clarabe-lke Jewell.
The child's mother was visit
ing in South Dakota when the
accident happened. Her parents
have been in poor health. She
was accompanied to South Dako
ta by an older daughter. Two
other daughters, both of whom
are teachers, had been caring for
the younger children. Because of
the polio scare Mrs. Baper had
considered it inadvisable to take
the smaller children with her to
She returned home late Tues
, day.
Funeral services will be con
ducted at 10:30 a.m. today (Thurs
day) from St. Peter’s * Catholic
church in Ewing. Burial will be
in St. Peter’s cemetery, Rev.
Peter F. Burke officiating.
Mrs. J. E. Vincent
Dies Suddenly
Heart Ailment Fatal
to O’Neill Woman
A heart ailment proved fatal
about 11 p.m., Tuesday, November
4, to Mrs. J. E. Vincent, 62, widow
of a veteran O’Neill hotel oper
ator and barber. She had suffered
the heart affliction about five
years. She died in her apart
ment at the Western hotel, which
the family owned.
Funeral services will be con
ducted at 10 a.m., Saturday, No
vember 8, from First Presby
terian church with Rev. Samuel
Lee, church pastor, officiating.
Burial will he in Prospect Hill
i cemetery under “the direction of
i Big! in Brothers.
The lale Mrs. Vincent, whose
maiden name was Amelia Gatz,
was a daughter of Frederick C.
and Elizabeth Gatz. pioneers of
Holt county. She attended
school in (j Neill, graduating
from the high school, and
taughl for several years in
nearby rural schools.
Survivors include: Sons — Dr.
Jack Vincent, who is .stationed in
South Carolina with the army,
and Dr. Keith Vincent of St.
Louis, Mo.; granddaughter—Jac
queline Vincent; sisters — Mrs.
Anna Stevenson of Columbus;
Mrs. Tina Clift of Visalia, Calif.,
and Mrs. Clara Schroeder of Fres
no, Calif.; brothers—Charles Gatz
of Norfolk and William and C. J.
Gatz, both of- O’Neill.
5 Auctions Listed
on Sale Calendar
Auctions on The Frontier’s sale
calendar include:
Wednesday, November 12—Mrs.
Harold Liese sale of 87 head of
Herefords, farm and haying ma
chinery, north af O’Neill; Cols.
Ed Thorin and Ed Evans, auction
eers; O’Neill National bank and
Farmers State bank, Ewing,
Monday, November 17—Char
ley Ross estate sale, north of O’
Neill; 68 head of Hereford cattle,
machinery, grain, etc,; Frank Nel
• son, executor; Cols. Ed Thorin,
O’Neil^ and Lester Pearson,
Spencer, auctioneers.: O’Neill Na
tional l»ank, clerk.
Friday, November jl4—Marvin
: Youngs farm sale. near Inman, 29
cattle, machinery, household
goods; C. P. Coleman, ;auctioneer.
(See advertisement on page 8.)
Saturday, November 15—North
Central Nebraska Hereford asso
ciation sale, Bassett, 71 registered
Henefords; Elmer (“Tug”) Phil
lips, sec.-mgr.
Monday, November 17 — Holt
County Hereford Breeders’ asso
ciation sale, O’Neill, 79 registered
Herefords; James W. Rooney, sale
A/2c James Langan arrived
Friday, October 28, from Cha
nute Field, 111., where he at
tended an instrument special
ist school, to spend a 22-day
furlough with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. M. M. Langan. Upon
his return he will be trans
ferred to Tucson, Ariz., where
he will be assigned work re
lated to his schooling.
| Polio Takes
Mother of 2
Dread Disease Fatal
in 48 Hours to
Wife of Druggist
ATKINSON—Mrs. Bemie Wil
son, 38, prominent Atkinson
woman and mother of two small
children, died unexpectedly
Wednesday morning in St. Fran
cis hospital, Grand Island.
Mrs. Wilson was stricken sud
denly. She had been a guest of
friends Sunday for dinner, com
plained about “not feeling well”
late Sunday night, entered At
kinson Memorial hospital early
Monday. Later that day she was
transferred to Grand Island
where she died.
Results of tests had not been
^announced late Wednesday but
attendants believed death was
caused by bulbar polio.
Survivors include: Widower;
Sons — Joseph, 4, and Edwin*
only 3-weeks-old; mother—Mrs.
Marousek of Des Moines, la.
Funeral services will be held
Friday at 2 p.m., from tne Presby
terian church. The family re
quests no flowers. Rev. Edward
Marousek of Jefferson, la., an
uncle of Mrs. Wilson’s, will offi
Joseph has been staying with
friends, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E.
Chace and the baby is still in the
hospital where it was bom.
The late Mrs. Wilson has been
prominent in Atkinson social and
business circles since coming to
Atkinson after World War IT. She
was a member of the Atkinson
Veterans Wives club, which
sponsored construction of the
Memorial hospital, and belonged
to the American Legion auxiliary
and Presbyterian church ladies’
The Wilson family owns the
Wilson drug store.
James McCaffrey
Expires in Omaha |
James H. McCaffrey, 73, a for
mer O’Neill rancher who had |
been residing in Cmaha for the
past 11 years, died at 11:30 p.m.,
Saturday in Omaha. He di^d of j
a heart ailment and had been ser
iously ill for three days.
Funeral services were con- j
ducted Wednesday «nomir*g, No
vember 5, from St. Patrick’s
Catholic church in O’Neill.
Burial was in Calvary ‘ceme
tery under the direction of Biglin
Brothers. Pallbearers were James
Cavanaugh, Walter O'Malley','Wil
liam Morgan, Peter Morgan,
James Mullen and Edward N.
The late Mi. McCaffrey was
born October 9, 1879, in Holt
county, a son of the hde Joseph
and Elizabeth Kenna McCaf
frey. On November 1, 1992,
he married Wilhe mina Clark
in SL Patrick's churdh in O'
For many years he was a
rancher on a place 18 miles south
west of O’Neill. Mrs. McCaffrey
died in 1938. In 1941 he moved
to Omaha to live near his daugh
ter, Alma. IHiring recent years
the late Mr. McCaffrey was em
ployed by the Goodwill Indus
tries, Omaha.
Survivors include: Daughter — i
Mrs. Alma Goodwin of Omaha;
four grandchildren; sisters—Mrs.
Michael Mullen of Atkinson and
Mrs. Guy White of Casper, Wyo.;
brothers—Leo and William, both
of Boulder* Colo., and Emmet of
O’Neill. ,
Mizzou Surprises
with 10-6 Victory
Arming O’Meillites attending
the Nebraska-Missouri football
game Saturday at Lincoln, won
10-6 by the Mizzou Tigers, were:,
Loren Nelson, Val Darling, W.
B. Gillespie, George Kilcoin, Har
ley Booth, Duane Booth, Mr., and
Mrs. Fred Appleby, Mr. and Mrs.
Fritz Yantzi, Mr. and Mrs. Elgin
Ray, Mr. and Mrs. John Stuifber
gen, Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Ker
senbrock, Mr. and Mrs. Archie
Bright, Mr. and Mrs. Francis
Holz, Robert Clouse, Dare! Bright,
J. D. Cronin, Ben Gilligan, Mike
H. Horiskey, M. J. Golden, Mar
vin Miller, Cal Stewart, W. J.
Froelich, sr., W. J. Froelich, jr.,
Janies Froelich, Darrel Dexter,
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Panowitz,
Mr. and Mrs. Dick Tomlinson.
From Emmet: Guy Cole.
From Ewing: Jay Butler. •
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Rev. Grosenbach
Ministerial Head
In a recent business meeting of
the protestant ministers of O’Neill
the ministers voted to organize as
the Ministerial Association of O’- <
Neill with membership open to
all residents who desire member- i
Officers elected are: Rev. Mel- ■
vin Grossenbach, president; Rev. <
Robert W. Olson, vice-president; <
and Rev. Samuel Lee, secretary 1
' and treasurer.
Price, 17 (above), son of Mr.
and Mrs. i,. B. Price of O’Neili
won a 4-B and FFA speech con
test here last Thursday. Sub
ject: “The Job Ahead in My
Soil Conservation District.
Text of prize-Winning talk will
appear in next issue.—The
Frontier Photo.
Blues Win No. 7;
Atkinson Next
Miller’s Kids Are
The 1952 grid season will close
Friday night for the O^Neill high
school Eagles in the traditional
Atkinson-O’Neill game to be
played this year under the lights
at Atkinson.
Coach Marvin Miller’s Blues
will be in quest of win number 8
having bowled over seven earliei
opponents in rolbng up 183 points
compared to their opponents’ 43
The Eagles are unbeaten and are
gunning for one of the best rec
ords in grid history at the school
Davey Eby, Bob Carroll, Ron
nie Bazelman,' Gavlen Hull anc
Ed Davis, all regulars, are among
those who’ll be in Blue uniforms
for the last time. They are seniors
In stretching their perfect
string to seven Friday, ihe
Eagles played the Valentine
Baagers on even terms for the
. first period, then the safety
valve was lifted. Final score:
O'Neill 38, Valentine 6
in that first period, O’Neil
kicked oif to the Badgers. The
Blues heid and Valentine kickec
out. O’Neill marched down to thk
2 - yard - stripe from where
Eby sneaked across. Valentin.i
took to the air to tally before the
period ended, 6-6.
Carroll swept his own right enc
for 25 yards for a TD to break
the deadlock. Duane Booth, the
Eagle fullback, smashed across
from the 3 Tor another market
ana the half ended, 18-6. Eby
missed all three booted tries foi
extra points.
In the third stanza, the Miliex
pupils were supercharged. They
exploded for three quick touch
downs, turning the game into a
complete route. Kilcoin ran back
a punt 65 yards—the longest run
of the evening; Georgie took a
flip from Ehy and the play cov
ered 40 yards for another TD and
Georgie rocked ’em from the 2 foi
still another score. Two of Eby’s
three booted tries for points were
The Eagle reserves saw lots oi
second-half duty.
Left End Warren Seger and
Center Ronnie Bazelman were
playing stellar ball throughout
the evening both offensively and
-defensively in the line.
W. A. Ulry, 80,
Burial at Page
Succumbs in Tilden
PAGE—William Alford Ulry,
8Q. died Thursday in the Tildcv.
hospital. He had been a patient
in ihe hospital fpr six week*.
Runeral services were con
ducted Sunday in Page. Brief
rite* were held ,at the home at
1:30 followed by services at
the Wesleyan Methodist church at
2 Burial was in the Page
The late William Alford Ulry
W3s born in Adama county, Illin
ois. Pe moved to Tilden in the
pioneer era with his parents.
Later he spent a few years in
South Dakota.
In 1911, he purchased a farm
four miles east of Page, whehS he
resided until 1945, when Mrs.
Ulry died. His wife was the for
mer Laura Oelsligle. They were
married at Neligh.
Survivors include: Son—Clay
Ulry of Rio Vista, Calif.; daugh
ters—Mrs. Plen (Eva) Nickel of
Ualdwell, Ida., and Mrs. Earl
'Christina) Parks of Page; six
grandchildren; brothers—Howard
Ulry of Calgary, Cana., and Ray
mond, who lives in Somh Dakota;
nster—Mrs. Roy Bell of Spokane,
wash. One daughter, Ivy Laura,
lied in infancy.
Henceforth the O’Neill Civic
chorus will rehearse Handel’s
oratorio, “The Messiah.” on Mon
lay evenings at the O’Neill pub
ic school music room, it was
announced this week by Director
Charles B. Houser. There are 35
candidates for the chorus. The
irst two rehearsals were held cn
Wednesday evenings.
Ike Leads GOP in
Smashing Victory
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Dwight D. Eisenhower . . . victor over Adlai Stevenson in
republican sweep.
Cardinals Win
Over Irish, 37-33
Spalding Academy Is
Hit in Thriller
The St. Mary’s academy Car
dinals annexed a thriller in north
central Nebraska six-man grid
circles here Friday night, thump
ing Spalding academy, 37-33.
It wasn’t until the final gun
that the victor was determined.
Fullback Wayne Donohoe
ploughed acro-ss two first-half
TD’s by reeling off long, hard
runs. Center Mike London took
a pass in the flat from Quarter
back Bobby Fritton and romped
30 yards to add a TD to the first
half total.
Spalding led, 20-IS, at inter
mission. the score having see
sawed through the first two pe
In the second half, Big Jerry
Wanser fcu.ged across two and
Donohoe once.
The Donohoe tally came on a
nifty play that Coach Joe George ;
had cooked up and wrinkled out. '
Fritton, the ^quarter, shot a short ;
forward to .London, the center,
who laterally .to Donohoe who was
sweeping wide. Donohoe sped 55
yards into pay territory—the
longest run of the evening.
Georgie Tomlinsai, a Card
mainstay, was Injured on the first
play of the game. He landed the
tackle he was after, but had to
be helped from the field. Geor
gie as not yet back in uondition.
The Cards wiE close their sea
son Friday night .against Elgin in
Camey park.
Famed Don Cossack
Chorus Visits Here
General Platoffs world-famous
Don Cossack chorus stopped
briefly in O’Neill last Thursday
enroute across the country on
The group rolled into the city
oboard a special bus. The 25 male
singers and dancers and their
lone ballerina unlimbered, visit
ed snack bars and made a 30
minutes tour of the town. For
eign in language, attire, manner
isms and all except citizenship,
they apparently enjoyed their
brief sojourn and continued on.
The chorus, directed by N.
Kostrukoff, was organized in
Prague, Czechoslovakia, in 1927.
Since the group has travelled
on 107 different ocean liners,
visited 6 different countries, has
appeared in Notre Dame Catho
lic cathedral in Paris, Radio City
Music Hall in New York City,
Dresented uncounted concerts for
the USO at home and abroad
and has been heard in more than
one hundred concerts in Veter
ans hospitals.
All members of the choir are
American citizens. One uress
clipping Mr. Kostrukoff exhibit
ed to a Frontier reporter quoted
the Chicago Tribune:
“There is no apparent limit to
the number of capacity crowds
these singers can draw year-af
The choristers are White Rub
sians—political opposites of the
The Don Cossack choir’s visit
followed by 24-hours the over
sight stopover here for David
Rubinoff, famous violinist. Ru
sinoff went from here to Winner,
. .jsipk ^^hhihhmiheshh?
Bill Froelich. jr„ (left) and Don Cossack choir director, N.
Koslrukoff . . . "no apparent limit to crowds." — The Frontier
Photo by John H. McCarville.
Nelson, Reimer and
Waring Win in Holt;
Near - Record Vote
O’Neill’s State Sen. Frank Nel
son earned another two - year
term in Nebraska’s unicameral
legislature in Tuesday’s ballot
ing in the four-county Twenty
eighth legislative district. He de
feated Harry Copeland of Maria
ville, 5.754-to-4,112, according to
unofficial incomplete tabulations.
Nelson, a longtime farmer in
northern Holt, built an enormous
lead in Holt county. He also won
For Abstract
of Holt Voting
Turn to Page 4
in Boyd county. But Rock, where
Copeland has been a county
commissioner, and in Keya Paha
county the candidate from the
M'est end of the district tabbed
the greatest number of votes.
The table:
Nelson Cope’d
Holt __ 3,846 1,977
Keya Paha _ 3,r*8 467
Rock _ 413 898
Boyd _1,187 770
5,754 4,112
State School Board
Issue Wins —
The proposal for a state board
of education, placed before Ne
braska voters in Tuesday’s gen
eral election, carried.
Incomplete results on the
amendment voting in 1,990 of the
state’s 2,067 precincts follows:
To alter the system of effecting
pay changes for a court, board of
commission For 188,002; against
To permit a change in the sys
tem of taxing motor vehicles: Foj
207,478; against 148,585.
To increase a legislators pay:
For 164,022; against 162,887.
To create a stato board of edu
cation: For 204,255; against 125,
To change the procedure in the
state constitutional convention:
For 191,330; against 122,703.
To reduce the number of titles
a proposed constitutional amend
ment shall publish: For 231,213:
against 81,693.
Rock Likes Ike,
Butler, Crosby —
BASSETT—Rock county voters
turning out in great numbers in
70-degree temperature generally
reflected the trend of the state.
Rock is a stout republican baili
Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower was
given an overwhelmnig margin
over Gov. Adlai Stevenson, 1,187
259. U.S. Sen. Hugh Butler, re
publican, was accorded a 1,126
j 239 margin over the contender,
Stanley D. Long, democrat.
Dwight Griswold, former Nebras
ka governor, defeated William
Ritchie, democrat, for* the short
term U.S. senate berth, 1,005-361.
Griswold, a republican, served
two terms as governor.
Narrowest margin in the major
races was Robert Crosby’s 2-1 tri
umph over Walter Raecke. The
GOP gubernatorial candidate
gathered 960 votes; Raecke, demo
crat, 418.
Reimer Victor
Over Walker—
Louis W. Reimer of O’Neill, in
cumbent, was a 2 Vi-to-1 victor
over Ralph Walker of O’Neill, a
contender, in the nonpolitical
race for Holt county judge. Rei
mer built a 4,383 count compared
to Walker’s 1,844.
Kenneth Waring, appointee to
the board of supervisors, was a
handy winner in a three-way
race. Other contenders were Rog
er Rosenkrans, republican, and
George Hansen, democrat.
Presbyterian Church
Issues Call to Texan
ATKINSON—The Presbyterian
church of Atkinson has voted to
call Rev. Frank Payas of El Paso,
Tex. Reverend Pavas has indi
cated that he would accept the
call and plans to move to Atkin
son in about a month. He hasi
been pastor of the Church of Di
vine Saviour at El Paso.
The Atkinson charge has been
without a pastor since the de
Darture several months ago of
Rev. Orin C. Graff, who served the
Atkinson parish and the Stuart
Community church.
Returns to Korea—
CHAMBERS — Pvt. Gerald
Potts has returned to Korea. He
had served five months there—
until January, 1952, when he was
sent to Japan. He has been in
Korea since mid-October.
The Woman’s club will meet on
Wednesday, November 12, at 8 ■
p m., at the Methodist church
basement. Feature of the pro
gram will be a book review by <
Rev. Wallace B. Smith.
Nebraska, 38 Other
States in General’s
Column in Upset
After 20 years of of humiliation
at the polls in presidential ballot
ing, tne resurgent republicans
swept the nation Tuesday in spec
tacular fashion.
With Gen. Dwight D. Eisen
hower, the once-upon-a-time hick
kid from the provincial midwest
ern town of Abilene, Kans., lead
ing the parade, the GOP's wero
returned to power by an elector
ate registering discontent with tha
new deal, fair deal and Truman
ism. Vote-counting is expected
to mount to the 60-million mark
—an all-time record.
Nebraska, a traditional repub
lican stronghold considered to be
in the GOP camp from the outset,
gave ike a 2 Yi-to-1 margin over
his opponent, Illinois Gov. Adlai
The nation gave the former Eu- .
ropean war leader a 6-million
popular vote margin. Thirty-nine
states including Virginia, Okla
homa, Florida and other demo
cratic strongholds, aligned behind
the general. By 9 o’clock Tues
day evening the die was cast.
When Virginia and Now York
were conceded by the demos to
the Ike forces, it was apparent the
20-year aemo reign had sputtered
to a close.
In Holt county a near-record
turnout of voters took advantage
ot Indian summer weather to
trek to the polls.
There were 6,731 votes cast in
the county, 1,253 under the all
time high mark of 7,984 recorded
in 1940. However, in O’Neill, 1,
345 votes were cast—a new rec
ord. O’Neill gave Eisenhower 982
votes, Stevenson 363.
i Republicans Clinch
215 Seals —
By late Wednesday, 131,498 of
the nation’s 146,361 voting units
had given Ike a popular vote of
31,024,749 compared to 24,948,441
for Stevenson. This figures a 85.4
percentage for Ike out of nearly
56 million ballots. *
The republicans clinched 21&
seats in congress compared to 201^
for the democrats. The GOP
needs 21U to gain control, Races
in several states were not yet de
termined by 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Stevenson lost his own state of
Illinois and saw the solid South
democratic block split wide open.
Even if the party couldn’t keep
:Pace with the wide grinning Ike,
the republicans made some no
1 table gains in both the senate and
the house. But it was apparent
the voters throughout the land
were less certain it was “time for
a change’’ in congress compared
to the chief executive’s chair,
i Robert B. Crosby, 41, North
Platte attorney and former lieu
tenant governor, will be Nebras
ka s new republican governor,
succeeding Val Peterson, repub
lican. Crosby vanquished Walter
R. Raecke.
It was the GOP’s seventh state
house sweep in a row.
Sen. Hugh Butler, greying 74
year-old republican workhorse,
easily outdistanced his opponent,
Stanley D. Long, democrat.
Besides Crosby, the only other
new face in the statehouse wilh
be Frank Marsh, jr., who rode in
to office on the strength of the
name of his father, the late Frank
Young Marsh will be the new
secretary of state.
The Nebraska congressional
delegation will be all-republican,
.n. L. Miller, GOP incumbent,
handily turned back Francis D.
i Lee, Atkinson democrat, for the
Fourth congressional seat.
Dickerson Defeats
Peterson in Boyd —
BUTTE—Boyd county voters
went for Gen. Dwight D. Eisen
hower in a big way Tuesday—h
622 for Ike, 723 for Gov. Adlai
Stevenson. Any time over twrt
thousand votes are cast in Bo«dp
it’s a big ejection. Tuesday’s bal
lot count soared to 2,345.
In the U.S. senate regular terra,
Hugh Butler, republican, defeated
Stanley D. Long, democrat, 1,637
574. For the senate short term of
fice, Dwight Griswold, republi
can, bested William Ritchie, dem
ocrat, 1,403-835.
In the Fourth congressional dis
Trl«-,r,ace’ the. incumbent; Dr. AL
L. Miller of Kimball, handily de
feated Atkinson’s Mayor Francis
D. Lee, 1,576-584.
attracted ,
interest m Boyd. R. w. Dicker
son, republican, defeated Oscar
Peterson, democrat, for Sixth dis
253-189PerV1S°r' Thc count was ’ •
Here s how the amendments
scored here:
No. 300—600; 301—599.
No. 302—714; 303—558.
No. 304—409; 305—742
No. 306—625; 307—619
No. 308—613; 309—490
No. 310—821; 311—342.
Pfc. Stanley Price was a Mon
i ay October 27, supper guest at
he Leo Schneider home.
„ ^ Marlin Babutzke was a
Sunday dinner guest at the Leo
schneider home.