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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (Dec. 6, 1956)
M rs. Biddlecome
EWING— The Past Matron's
ciub and the Eastern star ken
sington was entertained Friday af
ternoon at the home of Mrs.
Keith Biddlecome. Fourteen
members and one guest, Mrs. Inez
Burch of Chandler, Ariz, were in
Pla» were made for the Christ
mas party in December to be held
.at the home of Mrs. Elmer Berg
Urotn There will be a gift ex
change. After adjournment of
business session at which Mrs.
Wilbur Bennett presided. The la
ches did fancy work and visited.
Refreshments were served by
Other Ewing Newt
Mr. and Mrs. Elvin Hamilton
i*nd daughters went to Creighton
^Sunday to visit relatives.
Mrs. Dora Shipp of Harlan
*pent the weekend with her
daughter, Mrs. Richard Edwards,
.and family. Other guests on Sun
day at the Edwards home were
Mrs. Ivan Stofferson and daugh
ter of Yankton, S. D.
Mrs. Richard Edwards was hos
tess at a party at her home Satur
day evening. Eleven guests were
present Mrs. Emma McClain of
Orchard was in charge of the en- j
tcrtainment. Mrs. Dora Shipp of
Harlan won the door prize. The
hostess served refreshments.
Mr and Mrs. Elmer Grim spent
Sunday at the Edward Healey
home in Creighton visiting with
Mr* Lizzie Grim.
-Book week” was observed in
the second grade at the Ewing j
c-hool with lessons “How To Care
Kor Books”. They also made a
bulletin board in connection with
the lessons. Mrs. Hansen is their ^
Mrs. Eva Kaczor moved Satur
day to the Tucker property which |
die recently purchased after sell
ing her acreage in west Ewing to
Lester Bergstrom of Chambers.
Ray Harrington and Max Price;
mi Fremont were dinner guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben
Larsen on Thursday.
Mr and Mrs. Carl Christon of
Denver, Colo., and Mr. and Mrs.j
Henry Reimer were Sunday din- j
ner guests of the ladies’ parents,
Mr and Mrs. Albert Larson. __
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Larson re
turned home from Oakland on j
Thursday where they had stayed
ut the home of their daughter ahd
son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
1‘ahl. caring for their daughter,
Mary, while they made a business
trip to Chicago, I1L
Mrs. Gladys Steskal and child
ren were overnight guests on
Sunday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. John Steskal, Sr, and fam
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Steskal of
Atkinson were Sunday guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. John
Steskal, sr., and family.
Clever posters made by the
children have been placed in
business places, announcing the
grade program of the Ewing pub
lic school which will be held at
the auditorium on Thursday
evening, December 6.
The Thursday Pitch club met
on the evening of November 29 at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer
Bergstrom. Floyd Bergstrom of
Newcastle, Wyo., wa» a guest.
Robert Tams Sr., was the winner
of high score for the men and
Archie Tuttle received low. For
the ladies, Mrs. William Spence
won high score and Mrs. Robert
Tams sr., won low. Lunch was
served by the hosts.
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Grim and
Mr. and Mrs. Waldo Davis and
Marie were Friday evening
guests at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Don Spahn.
Mrs. Inez Burch of Chandler,
Ariz., who has spent the past
week visiting friends and rela
tives in Ewing, left Monday for
Columbus, O., where she will vis
it her nephew, Jack Spittler and
family. She plans to return to
Norfolk to spend Christmas with
another nephew, King Spittler,
ana lamny, oeiure iciuhuub <■«
her home in Arizona.
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Olson
wi re Sunday guests at the home
of their son, Merwin Olson, and
family, who live near Clearwater.
Mr. and Mrs. Lester Bergstrom
and family have moved from
Chambers to the Mrs. Eva Kac
zor property, which they recently
purchased. Three of their chil
dren enrolled in the elementary
grades of the Ewing public school
Mrs. Dora Shipp of Harlan, la.,
accompanied by Mrs. Ivan Stof
fersen and daughter of Yankton,
S.D., returned to her home on
Sunday. All had been guests at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Rich
Mrs. Ralph Eacker accompan
ied by Mrs. Jessie Angus went to
Cedar Rapids on Thursday where
they attended the funeral of Mrs.
Eacker's cousin in the afternoon.
Among those from Ewing at
tending the chicken supper held
at Clearwater Thursday evening,
sponsored by the Women’s Socie
ty of Christian Service, were Mrs.
J. L. Pruden, Mr. and Mrs Ben
Larsen, Mrs. Ralph Eacker and
Mrs. Jessie Angus.
Mr. and Mrs. Allan Pollock
spent Sunday at Neligh visiting at
the home of their son and
daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs.
Don Pollock, and family.
Dinner guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Dorrence Hobbs on
November 25 were his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Hobbs.
Mrs. Robert Tams and family
accompanied by her father,
ge Robertson, shopped in O Neui
Callers at the home of Mrs.
Hazel Kimes and sons on Sunday
were Mr. and Mrs. Watson Mc
Donald, Mrs. H. R. Harris a d
Bertha and Karen Tuttle.
Sunday evening guests at me
dome of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Funk
were her mother, Mrs. Ray Spitt
Jr ad Mr. and Mrs. Sam Regan
ind family. _ —
** Where’s My Present?” *
“TOMMY” THE FOX, who is a frequent food hand-out caller at the
Kish Kaduk fishing lodge in Algonquin Park, on the transcontinental
line of the Canadian National Railways through Northern Ontario, does
a little pre-Christmas sniffing to find out “What's for me” on the decorated
outdoor Christmas tree. Chief Guide Jack Wilkinson annually decorates a
tree for the friendly animals in the 3,000 square-mile Provincial park,
where hunting is not allowed but trout fishing is encouraged. fNS
Rev. J. Olen Kennell. pastor
I Sunday, December 9: Sunday
school, 9:45 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.
Monday, December 10: The
| young couples will decorate the
church and trees for Christmas
at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, December 11: Bible
study, 2:30 p.m, ,
Wednesday, December 12:
Westminster Youth Fellowship, 7
p.m.; choir practice, 8 p.m.
Thursday, December 13: Men’s
council dinner, 7 p.m.
Rev. J. Olen Kennell pastor
Sunday, December 9: Worship,
9:30 a.m.; Sunday - school, 10:30
Tuesday, December 11; Bible
study, 8 p.m.
Rev. Duane Lauber, pastor
Sunday, December 9: Sunday
school, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.;
Wesleyan youth, 7:30 p.m.; adult
fellowship, 7:30 p.m.; evening
worship service, 8 o’clock.
Ray Witherwax took Gale back
to his work in Monticello, Wise.,
leaving last Thursday evening.
Keith Anderson and Willie El
sasser went with them. They re
turned to their homes on Monday.
Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn Anderson
and Debra visited at the Merrill i
Anderson’s Saturday, December
Mr. and Mrs. Don McClellan of
O’Neill visited at the Carl Krogh
home Sunday, December 2.
Mr. and .Mrs. Austin Searles
and family were Sunday guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Craig Connell at
Mr. and Mrs. Merrill Anderson
attended the annual missionary
party and supper held Friday
evening, November 30, at the
William Alford home in Lynch.
Atkinson Couple Entertains
at Card Party —
ATKINSON — Mr. and Mrs. |
Donald Marcellus entertained at
a card party on Wednesday
evening, November 28.
Those present were Mr. and
Mrs. Fred McCart and family of
Emmet; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Sou
kup and Jo Ann, Mr. and Mrs.
Anton Jirak, Francis Havranek
and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Soukup
and family, all of O’Neill; Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Etherton and fam
ily and Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Jen
sen and family, all of Atkinson.
A lunch was served by the
Young Adults Will
The young adult fellowship met
Tuesday evening. A report was
given on the receipts from the
candy booth and thanks extended
to all those who helped in any
way. It was voted to buy curtains
for the Sunday-schools with the
funds. Volunteers are needed to
help paint the new wc^>dwork in
Plans were discussed for a
watchnight party to be held new
After devotion and recreation,
cocoa and cookies were served
The next meeting will be a
family Christmas party on De- !
cember 18, starting with a cover-!
ed dish supper at 6 o’clock fol
lowed by a program.
Rev. Harry S. Meyers, pastor
Thursday: Choir and MYF, 7:30
p.m.; membership training class,
Friday: Young adult meeting,
Sunday: Worship service, 9:30
a.m.; Sunday-school, 10:30 a.m.
Saturday: Membership training
class, 8 p.m.
Sunday: Sunday - school, 10
a.m.; worship service, 11 a.m.;
senior MYF, 7:30 p.m.
Monday: Junior choir practice,
7 p.m.; intermediate MYF, 7:30
p.m.; senior choir practice, 8 p.m.
Tuesday: Commission on mis- .
sions, 7:30 p.m.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Funk and
children and Mrs. Lee Spittler
were Tilden visitors on Saturday
where Mary Karen Funk had her
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Christon of
Denver, Colo., were guests at the
home of her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Albert Larson and other re
o.i during the weekend.
Sis Ebbengaard, road 2, box
1358, Lake Worth, Fla., transact
ed business in Ewing last week.
He made the trip by plane to
Sioux City where he was met by
Entertain 9 Guest*—
Little La Donna Porter, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene
Porter, celebrated her fifth birth
day anniversary Monday. There
were nine little guests present.
Winners at Martez Tuesday,
November 27, at Mrs. P. B. Har
ty’s were Mrs. Homer Mullen and
Last January the Holt exten
sion service board made the de
cision to “build”. They selected
some 45 representatives, ranch
ers. farmers, business men, clergy
men. homemaker, 4-H club lead
ers, farm organization leaders,
representatives of government
agencies, breed associations, rural
youth and cooperative represen
tatives to come together to draw
up the plans for the enlarged ex
tension program building.
They designed a four - story
program. The ground floor was
for farming, the second, was for
ranching, and the third to be de
voted to family economics and the
fourth floor will “house” the
community or family life activi
In order to plan the activities
that were to be studied and car
ried out on each floor, these local
leaders divided themselves into
subcommitties and elected a
chairman and secretary and ad
ed some specialists from the
county who were sucessful in
their field to help them. These
four committies met once or
twice to complete their tenative
plans and recommendations for
the extension work to be carried
on their floor.
The local extension agents and
the state extension services ser
ved as resource persons to give
them needed information they
desired and to bring the working
tools to help determine the pro
jects to be worked on and draw'
up the blueprints.
County building committee plus
county specialists met a second
time anti each committee pre
sented their blueprints to county
group who eliminated any dupli
cation and unnecessary effort.
The building committee then
compiled a findings report and
decided to complete long range
blue prints for county, extension
program in fall and winter 1956.
Subcommittties continue to
meet during the year and study
their field more in detail.
The county building committee
held a meeting November 3
and progress was reviewed. Mi
nor changes in the blueprints
were made. In some cases the sub
committies had to meet again to
complete their studies.
The completed blueprints given
to county extension service board
which determined what would be
done in the extension program in
in Final Meeting
St. Anthony’s hospital auxiliary
will meet Monday evening, De
cember 10, at the hospital. Mrs.
Ira Moss, president, will preside.
A talk on “What to Do When a
Person Faints” will be given.
An attendance aw'ard will be i
presented. It is hoped for a large
attendance. The officers have
asked that each member be pre
sent, as this is the final meeting
of the year.
James W. Doarn, regional di
rector of tl»e department of
health, education and welfare,
announces the opening of a new
social security district office at
Norfolk on Monday, December
The new district office will be
located on the second floor of the
postoffice at Norfolk and will
service 12 counties in northeast
Nebraska—Holt, Antelope, Boone
Boyd, Cedar, Colfax, Knox, Mad
ison, Pierce, Platte, Stanton and
The new establishment is in
keeping with the policy of the so- ,
cial security administration to
bring its service as close to the
people as possible. It will be un
der the management of Clifford
Kittelson, and will be staffed
with eight experienced employees.
All persons living in this 12
county area desiring information
about social security matters
should address their inquiries to
the Norfolk office. Assistance will
be given to all persons eligible to
file claims for benefits, make ap
plications foT social security
numbers, or obtain any informa
tion about their rights under the
Wednesday, December 12:
Two-bedroom modern dwelling in
Chambers and half-acre tract;
Jim and Abdou Salem, owners;
Col. Ed Thorin of O’Neill, auc
tioneer-real estate broker.
Saturday, December 22: Mr.
and Mrs. Frank Laub, northeast
of Atkinson, 240-acre improved
Holt county farm; some personal
property; Col. Ed Thorin of O'
Neill, auctioneer-real estate bro
An O'Neill rancher and a
Martin, S. D., real estate agent
appealed to the U. S. court of
appeals a judgement by Federal
Judge George T. Mickelson of
Sioux Falls, S. D.
Mickelson has held null and
void 56 recorded deeds and sev
eral recorded leases to Bennett
County Indian trust lands held
by L. D. Putnam of O’Neill.
Involved are some 8,000 acres
on the Pine Ridge reservation.
Mickelson ruled the defendants j
failed to comply with regula-1
tions governing the sales of In
dian lands. Such actions re
quire approval of the secretary
of the interior.
Guy Hull and son, Leroy, en- !
route to O’Neill Saturday morn- ,
ing, overturned their car near the !
Clinton Harmon farm, northeast j
of the city. LeRoy, who was the I
driver of the 1951 auto, lost con
trol and the car was demolished, j
Neither was hurt, although both !
Inside the car were two 36-doz
en cases of eggs, most of which
Cherry Pie Bake
Contest Dec. 27
The Holt county cherry pie
baking contest will be held
Thursday, December 27, at Con
sumers Public Power offices in
Any club member who has
completed or is enrolled in 4-H
projects in advanced meal plan
ning and preparation or baking
pies and cakes is eligible to enter.
Contestants must be unmarried
and between the ages of 14 and 21
years of age.
The state winner will receive
an expense-paid trip to Chicago,
111., to participate in the national
contest February 21. sponsored by
the National Red Cherry Insti- j
tute. The national cherry pie bak- j
ing champion wins a trip to |
Contest judging is done on me
thod of preparation, quality of
pie and personality of contestant.
More details concerning contest
have been forwarded to 4-H club
leaders or can be obtained from
the county agent's office, accord
ing to Catherine India, home ex
Rock Falls News
Miss Leona Serck is again a
patient at St. Anthony’s hospital.
We understand she has been sick
with the flu.
Mr. ad Mrs. William Claussen,
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sterns, Mr.
and Mrs. Jim McNulty and John
Richardson were Monday evening
guests at the James Curran home.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fox and
sons. Mark and Wesley, of Ida
Grove. Ia.. visited on Monday
morninK with her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Sobotka.
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