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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 22, 1955)
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IN M A N — Arbutus Rebekah
lodge met in regular session Wed
nesday evening, December 14, at
the IOOF hall. Karl Keyes, noble
grand was in charge. Twenty
five members of Deborah Re
bekah lodge 63 of Norfolk
came by chartered bus to present
a special program and to bring
the secret work trophy to Inman.
During a special drill, Mrs.
Edwin Jones of Norfolk presented
the trophy to Karl Keyes of In
man. The trophy is an annual
award presented at the district
meeting held in June and pre
sented to the winner of the secret
At the district meeting held last
June in Inman, Mrs. Edwin Jones,
vice grond of Deborah lodge in
Norfolk, and Karl Keyes, noble
grand of Arbutus lodge, tied for
this honor. Mrs. Ruth Hughes,
then assembly president, ruled
that Norfolk should keep the
trophy six months then bring it
to Inman for the remaining six
months and that they should also
furnish the entertainment for the
An interesting program was
presented by the Norfolk group,
refreshments were served by Mrs.
Melvin Lorenz, Mrs. K. F. Smith,
and Mrs. Albert Reynolds.
Other Inman News
Mrs. E. E. Clark entertained
the Young Mother’s club at her
home on Tuesday, December 13.
Mrs. Clark served served dinner
to the group. In the afternoon
they enjoyed a social time, fol
lowed by an exchange of Christ
mas gifts. Mrs. H. E. Smith and
Mrs. James Coventry were guests.
Miss Marilyn Gallagher return
ed home from Denver, Colo., and
will spend the Christmas holidays
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.
P. Gallagher, and family. Marilyn
attends Colorado State university.
Kenneth Coventry spent Satur
day in Herman on business.
Miss Vicki Hutton of Omaha
spent the weekend here visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. D.
Terry and Gaylene Anthony
spent Saturday in Page visiting
their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo P. Mossman
returned home Sunday morning
after spending the past month in
Lawrence, Kans., visiting in the
home of their son-in-law and
daughter, Dr. and Mrs. Robert
Gillahan, and making the ac
quaintance of the new grand
Postmaster and Mrs. James
McMahan were guests Tuesday
evening, December 13, in the
home of Postmaster and Mrs. B.
H. Stevens at Page.
Miss Carolyn Watson returned
home Sunday evening from Om
aha, where she is a student nurse,
and will spend the Christmas
holidays with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. I. L. Watson, and Sam.
Mrs. Donald Keyes entertained
the Woman’s department of the
RLDS church at her country
home on Tuesday evening, No
vember 13. Alter the regular
study hour period a social time
was enjoyed followed by an ex
change of Christmas gifts. The
husbands and children were
guests. Mrs. Keyes served re
Mr. and Mrs. Ort Bereuter of
Bloomfield were Sunday guests
in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Al
bert Anthony and children.
Army Pvt. Duane Weier arriv
ed home Saturday night for a
holiday leave with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Weier. He
has just completed basic training
at Camp Chaffee, Ark., and will
report to Ft. Bragg, N.C. He is in
the ordnance corps and expects
an early overseas assignment,
Fred Fetrow and Jack Hollen
back drove to Hastings Thursday
evening to get Lyle Fox, who is
attending college there.
Mr. and Mrs. Archie May and
children of Bristol, Ind., arrived
Monday to visit her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. John Gallagher at In
man and her brother-in-law and
sister, Mr. and Mrs. A1 Hamik
VENUS — The Work and Fun
club met at the Blanch Risinger
home Wednesday, December 14.
The members arrived at 10 o’
clock and needlework was done
for the hostess during the fore
noon. There were 15 members and
one visitor, Mrs. Leonard Risin
At noon a no-host dinner was
served. In the afternoon a Christ
mas party was held. Mrs. Max
LeMasters and Mrs. Lavine Hines
had charge of the entertainment.
Several prizes were given. A grab
bag gift exchange was held, each
one receiving a gift.
The January meeting will be
held at the home of Mrs. George
Jim Lauridsen was a Spencer
Isla Ruda spent Sunday with
her parents at Bristow.
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Schlotfeld
were last Thursday morning vis
itors at the Ray Pease home.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Mick and
son were Sunday dinner guests at
the Perry Terwilliger home.
Mr. and Mrs. Lee Terwilliger
were Sunday visitors at the Jack
Winings home and brought their
grandson, Jarrel Winings, home
with them for a few days’ visit.
in S.C. Hospital—
VENUS—Harold Summers went
to Sioux City a week ago to be
with his daughter, Thelma, who
is there at a hospital receiving
medical aid. Thelma was serious
ly injured in a car accident last
May. Not much hope was held
for her at the time but she has
recovered, although it will be
some time before she is complete
ly well. Miss Thelma plans to go
to school during the coming year.
She was a rural teacher in Holt
county last year.
Miss Summers was hospitalized
at St. Anthonys’ several weeks
following the accident and had
been at home several months be
fore entering a hospital at Sioux
RIVERSIDE—Rural school dis
trict 42, taught by Jeanne Welke,
presented a program Wednesday
evening. The program at district
8 will be held tonight (Thursday).
Mrs. Elmer Maulding is teacher.
Patty Mosel and her pupils of
district 26 will present a program
Frontier for printing!
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Montgom
ery ate dinner Sunday with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milford
Wehenkel, in Neligh. They also
attended the Christmas vespers
service presented by the Neligh
city schools in the school gymna
Mr and Mrs. Rol Hord called
on Mr. and Mrs. Clay Babcock
Raymond Turner of McPherson,
Kans., came Saturday to spend
the holidays with his parents.
The Ora Switzer family visited
at Lloyd Switzer’s Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Lofquest were
O’Neill shoppers Wednesday, De
Mr. and Mrs. Bert Fink spent
Friday at the Lee Fink home
Wednesday afternoon, Decem
ber 14, Mrs. Wayne Fry enter
tained in honor of the birthday
anniversaries of Julie and Jody.
Guests included Mrs. Duane Jen
sen and daughters of Newman
Grove, Mrs. Richard Napier and
girls, Mrs. Dale Napier, “Grand
ma” Fry, Patty Lofquest, Jackie
Fry and a group of children who
came after school. Lou and Mar
cia Vandersnick spent the eve
The Wayne Fry family, Lou and
Marcia Vandersnick and Keith
Gibson ate dinner with A1 Gibson
Mr. and Mrs. Dale Raasch and
Renea of Omaha visited at Dave
Stevie Miller visited Riverside
school Monday, December 12.
Linda Larson spent Sunday
night with Sharon Mott.
The Free Methodist annual tur
key feed will be held at Grant
Mott’s Monday night.
The Vic Vandersnick family
called Tuesday night, December
13 at Johnny Miller’s.
The Bill Lofquest family spent
Sunday at the Lee Fink home
I near Page.
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Miller of
Star visited Sunday at the Bert
Rock Falls News
The Pleasant Day club met on
Friday, December 16, at the home
of Mrs. Albert Sterns after two
unsuccessful attempts earlier, due
to bad roads. Seven members in
cluding Mrs. Sterns were present
for the noon day meal, another
coming later in the afternoon.
Others could not get there and
very little business could be tak
en care of as the secretary-treas
urer was one of the absentees.
This being the Christmas party
meeting, mystery gifts were ex
changed, however, there were
two or three who failed to receive
a gift. The next meeting will be
at the nome of Mrs. Floyd John
son on January 11, weather and
Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Taylor
and children were evening visit
ors on December 15 at the Lou
Brown home. ,
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Strong of
Omaha spent a week at the home
of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Al
bert Sterns. Miss Evelyn Sterns
returned to Omaha with them.
Terry and Cindy Brown spent
last Saturday night with their
cousin, Lynda Hynes. The Hynes
family brought them home on
Sunday and spent the day with
Mrs. Glen Bailey of Los
Angeles, Calif., spent several
days last week visiting at the
home of her sister, Mrs. Floyd
Johnson, and family.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Vequist and
children were Tuesday evening,
December 13, visitors of Mr. and
Mrs. Floyd Johnson and sister,
Mrs. Glenn Bailey, were dinner
guests at the John Schultz home
on December 14.
The Eagle Valley Card club
met on Friday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Lou Brown with twelve
players present. High scores were
won by Floyd and Linda Johnson,
lows by Mrs. Floyd Johnson and
Ray Johnson, while Gordon John
son won the traveling prize. It
seems to have been a lucky night
for the Johnsons. The next meet
ing will be on January 14, at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sterns
spent Saturday evening at the
Lyle Vequist home.
Linda Johnson was a Sunday
evening visitor of the Lloyd Gal
lagher family. Roy Johnson also
spent the afternoon there.
Mr. and Mrs. Lyle Vequist call
ed on Mrs. Celia Grutsch on Sun
From early morning until the
sun was casting lengthy shadows
over the hills, there was consider
able activity along and near the
Eagle creek, during the past few
days of deer hunting season. The
eager hunters, including several
women, found it pretty tough
going when they left their cars
and proceeded to stalk the wary
animals on foot in the deep snow.
However, there were several deer
taken from the timbered area
along the creek regardless of
snow and cold.
Mr. and Mrs. Blake Benson
were guests of honor at a birth
day dinner Sunday at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Benson,
for their little granddaughter, De
Mr. and Mrs. Bud Molar visit
ed at the Dave Molar home on
Monday. They passed the time of
day playing cards, forgetting tern
porarily at least, the biting cold
on the outside.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Vequist
and children of Omaha spent the
weekend at the home of Ray
mond’s parents, Mr. and Mrs"
Sunday dinner guests of Mr
and Mrs. Henry Vequist were Mr',
and Mrs. Orville Morrow and
children and the Raymond Ve
Red & White Store
— We Deliver —
— Atkinson —
Fri.-Sat Dec. 23-24
Sun.-Mon. Dec. 25-26
I Good Luck, Good Cheer
(Throughout the coming year , |
‘From your good friends]
11 IQfhe folks "round here ♦ ♦ a |
| Meriy C^stmasjand^ a Happy Ne Year! |
Into every home we send
our very best wishes for
A HAPPY HOLIDAY!
Lohaus Motor Co.
— WEST O’NEILL —
STANNARD’S STORE, O’Neill
Edw. M. Gleeson
2d Floor Gilligan
Ph. 240 - Box 149 - Hrs. 8:30-5
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'than to say • •. Merry Christmas
«|uid a very happy New Year to
each and every one of you!'
O’Neill and Chambers
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Let us be
thankful for this
j land which allows
our hearts to be
I warm and happy I
on Christmas. 1
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