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About The frontier. (O'Neill City, Holt County, Neb.) 1880-1965 | View Entire Issue (July 9, 1959)
Members of the O'Neill Rodeo
Association met at a post-rodeo
meeting Tuesday night and an
nounced that this year's show was
A spokesman for the association
said enough money was made to
pay for improvements on the
Plans were discussed to have
a cutting horse and calf roping
contest in August or September of
Funeral Is Held For
ATKINSON Funeral services
for John Damero, 80, who lived
in the Phoenix community, were
held Monday at the St. Johns
Lutheran church in Atkinson with
the Rev. Emil Kuehn officiating.
Mr Damero died in the Atkin
son Memorial hospital after being
hospitalized seven days.
He was bom in 1879 at East
Troy, Wise., the son of John and
Frednka Voss Damero. In April
1882 he came to Holt county with
his parents and settled on a home
stead in the Phoenix community
and lived there until his death.
He was preceded in death by
his parents, three sisters and four
brothers. Survivors are: Widow—
Iouise: sons-Carl and Lyle;
daughter—Mrs. Jack i Virginia!
Pratt of Cheyenne. Wyo.; sister—
Mrs. Edith Syfie; five grandchil
Pallbearers were Alex Frickel,
Rex Coburn. Harold Kirkland,
Fritz Naber, Alfred Kazda and Al
l>ert Kenkel of Bridge Water, la
Honorary pallbearers were Vic
Faust, Henry Woidneck, Ben Reis
er. Romaine Rohde. Howard Gree
ley and Walter O'Malley.
Funeral It Friday
For G. A. Reel
SPENCER Funeral services
will be conducted Friday at 10
a m at the Methodist Church for
George A. Reel, 87, who died Tues
day at the home of his daughter in
Dixon where he was visiting.
Rev. Harold Jansen will officiate
and burial will be in the National
cemetery at Spencer.
Mr Reel, a retired farmer, was
born Dec. 7, 1871. He farmed near
here for 45 years l>efore retiring.
He was united in marriage to
Mary Simpson on November 21,
1894 and five children were bom
Survivors: Sons Ray of Salem,
Ore . Paul of Spencer and Claude
of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughters
Mrs R. L. Sparks of Dixon and
Mrs Leo Adams of Spencer and
Pallbearers chosen are James
Klasna, Carl Nelson, Louis Adams,
Arden Berg, Carl Andersen and
GOLF AT STUART
STUART Plans are heing made
in Stuart to construct a 9-hole
sand greens golf course According
to reliable sources, if the present
layout is found suitable^ the course
will be constructed in the near
Holt county sheriff Leo Tomjack
reported no new developments on
the $3,000 fire at the Mrs. Vera
Paddock home in Atkinson Arson
was suspected by state fire mar
Mike A. Coday of Atkinson will
he installed as post commander of
the Atkinson American Legion
Post tonight (Thursday). Coday
was re-elected to the position.
Burwell received a very destruc
ti\e hail storm Sunday 'at 6 a.m.
Although the hail was small, it
came with such force that many
gardens and crops were destroyed.
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I Obituaries— |
UU ISA MARY LOWERY
Louisa Mary Durand Lowery
was born in Lucerne, Switzerland,
August 5, 1871, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Durand. She
died July 5. 1959. at 3 a.m. at
the hospital in O’Neill at the age
of 87 years. 11 months and one
She came to the United States
with her parents before she was
one The family lived in South
Carolina and North Carolina un
til moving to Doniphan when she
was approximately 15. She later
moved to tiie Chambers area
where she lived the rest of her
She was united in marriage tc
Abraham Lincoln Lowery in 189C
at Chambers. Four sons and 2
daughters were born to them: 1
son died in infancy: another. Paul
and one daughter. Lydia, preceded
her in death, as did her husband,
who died January 23. 1944. Surviv
ing her are 2 sons. Fred of O'Neill
and Ernest of Hallsville, Tex.: 2
daughters—Arelie Jarman of Boul
ber. Colo., and Cecile Smith of
Chambers: 9 grandchildren; and
a number of great-grandchildren,
nieces and nephews and many oth
er relatives and friends.
She was a member of the Bap
tist church of Chambers.
Pallbearers were Jarold Me
Clanhan. Edwin Hubbard, William
Keninger, Kenneth Weller George
Bowse and Ralph Garwood
Ernest Farrier. Gfcen Taylor,
Mrs. Leo Adams. Mrs. Marie Sch
wenk sang at the funeral.
Vernon Smith acted as usher
for the services.
Francis Lyle Kiser
Francis Lyle Riser, son of Frank
and Letha Riser was bom May 31, !
1923 on a farm northeast of Friend,
where he spent his entire life He
died on Wednesday evening June
24, 1959 following a severe heart
He graduated from Friend high
school with the class of 1940. He
j entered military service in 1942
and was discharged in 1945. He
was united in marriage to Miss
Betty Johnson of Dorchester on
June 9, 1950. Three children were
born to this union.
Mr. Riser is survived by his wi
dow, Betty and the three children,
Barbara Jean, Eugene Lyle and
Carol Ann Also by his father and
mother, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Riser
and three sisters, Mrs. Veronica
Huber of Lincoln, Mrs. Lois George
of Phoenix, Ariz., and Mrs. Cleta
Spadt of Roca.
Funeral services were held Mon
day at the Methodist Church in
Friend with Rev. R. W. Sandsted
officiating. Mrs Murray Dilley
and Mrs. Oris Williams accompan
ied by Mrs. Longin Prokop at the
organ sang "Beyond the Sunset"
and "The Old Rugged Cross."
Pallbearers were Russ Spadt,
John Koznek, Joe Ladman. Ben En
gel, Curtis Barling and Clarence
Engel Burial was in the Andrew
Cemetery. Among those from a di
stance who attended the services
were Mr. and Mrs Elmer Huber
of Lincoln, Mr. and Mrs. A1 Spadt
and daughter Connie, Mr. and Mrs.
Donald Moss and Mina and Miss
Carole Johnson, all of Lincoln, Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Miller and Mrs
Tithnunn of O'Mpill Mr
and Mrs. Edwin Hull of Sioux City,
la., Mrs. Roy Johnson and family
and Mr. and Mrs. Charley Johnson
SCHAFFER The Elmer Schaf
fers, O'Neill, daughter, Debra
June. 6 pounds, 1 ounce, July 4.
FOX-The Donald Foxes, Bas
sett. daughter, Dona Ruth, 8
pounds, 1V/z ounces, July 7.
MONTGOMERY The Bernard
Montgomerys, Orchard, son, 6
pounds, y\ ounces, July 8
OETTER—The George Oetters,
Omaha, daughter, Karen Sue, 7
pounds, 6 ounces, June 17. Mr. and
Mrs. Ben Miller are the maternal
grandparents. Mrs. Elsie Oetter
is the paternal grandmother.
HAVED The Ray Havels, Ew
ing, son, 9 pounds, born recently
at the Antelope Memorial hospital
SWERCHECK The Paul Swer
checks. Fullerton, Pn., daughter,
Hedy Marie. 6 pounds, June 25.
• This is the couple's^irst child. The
mother was formerly Barbara
Muff, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Mark Muff, O’Neill.
RILEY The William H. Rileys,
O'Neill, daughter, Nancy Louise,
June 30 at St. Catherine's Hospital
in Omaha. This is the couple's first
child. The mother is the former
Marde Birmingham daughter of
Mrs. Hugh Birmingham and the
late Mr. Birmingham.
SAMMONS-The Bill Sammons,
Amelia, son, Tommie Lee, June
30. The Sammons have another
son, Mark, whose birthday falls on
the same date as Tommie Lee's.
SCHOLZ The Lyle Scholzs
Chambers son. Timothy John, 6
pounds, 11 ounces, June 30.
PAPKE The Thomas Papkes,
Chambers, son. 8 pounds. 13 oun
ces, July 4.
SVOBODA The James Svobo
das.Burwell. daughter, Tana Lynn,
I July 2.
CLOSSON The Russell Clos
sons, Verdigre. son, 6 pounds, 12
ounces, July 5.
McALLISTER The James Mc
Allisters, Spencer, son, 6 pounds,
9 ounces, July 5.
Club & Society Notes
Chambers Woman Meets Nehru
Mrs. Kenneth LaRue of the Beth
any Presbyterian Church was re
cently invited to attend one of
the United Presbyterian Church's
national conferences on social ed
ucation and action. She went to
Washington D. C. and to New York
In the July 15 issue of Presby
terian Life, the national magazine
of the church, she appears in a
picture with two other women at
tending the conference outside the
U. N. building. Other pictures show
the group in conversation with In
dia's prime minister, S. S Nehru
Mrs. Ted McElhaney was hos
tess Tuesday afternoon to Mem
250 CATTLE ON SALE TODAY
We will have 35® head of cattle on sale today. There will be 75
to 10® head of light yearlings and calves. The remainder will be
bulls and baby calve*. The hog sale begins at IS:S0 p.m. at the
O'Neill Livestock Market.
O'NEILL LIVESTOCK MARKET
Vera A Leigh Rejnoldeoo
myx members, Mrs. Edna Yantzie
was a guest. Winners were Mrs
H. S Moses amt Mrs H L, Lind
'Ilw Bonnie Burts al
Honored at Bridal Shower
Mrs. John CTeary entertained
June 26 at her home at a bridal
shower for Miss Bonnie Burival.
The living room was decorated
in blue and white, the bride-to-be’s
chosen colors. Games were played
Miss Burival was assisted in op
enin ’ her gifts by Mrs. Richard
Loock of Spencer.
A lunch of cookies, ice-cream
and coffee was served.
Assisting hostesses were Mrs.
Loock. Mrs. John Jansen. Mrs.
Joe Gokie. Mrs Gayle Taylor,
Mrs. Robert Gallagher, Mrs. Wil
liam Murray and Miss Rita Jan
sen Miss Burival is to lie married
July 14 to Ronnie Reed of Orchard.
Here for Visit
Mr. and Mrs. Russ Borg of Win
ter Park. Fla, Mr. and Mrs.
Dwayne Borg of Seattle, Wash.,
Mr. and Mrs Gerald Harding of
Fullerton. Calif., Mrs Larry Kir
win of Sun Valley, Calif.. Mrs. Ron
ald Borg of Colton, Calif., Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Donohoe of Minden,
Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer and
boys of Ewing. Mr and Mrs Don
ald Borg, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Borg
and Mr. and Mrs. E. E Gaskirl
held a family gathering at the
Town House on Tuesday evening.
Mr and Mrs. Robert Gallagher
celebrated their 25th wedding an
niversary on June 30. They enter
tained Mr. and Mrs. Gayle Tay
lor, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Langan,
Mr. and Mrs John Cleary and
Mr. and Mrs. William Murray at
dinner at the Town House.
The guests presented their hosts
with a gift.
Gary I>y Paulson Is Seven
Gary Lee Paulson, son of Mr. |
and Mrs. Edwin Pauls&n celebra- '
ted his seventh birthday on Mon- j
day. He entertained his little "
friends at a party’. i
Games were played and refresh- \
ments of ice-cream, birthday cake i
and punch were served \
Stanley Bartos, 20. of Kimball
and Miss Vivian Wright, 17, of |
Ewing on July 8.
Hospital Notes j
St Anthony’s I
ADMISSIONS: July 1-George j
Pebbles of O'Neill. 2—Mrs. Larry I
Tibbetts of O'Neill; Mrs. Roy Wil- .
son of Page; Russell Borg of Win- I
ter Park; Mrs. William Gallagher .
of O’Neill; Mrs Don Berg of Don- i
ver, Colo. 3—Alice Marie Cassidy i
of Lynch; Mrs George Garhart i
of O’Neill; Mrs. Don Meyer of *
O'Neill. 4 Mrs. Elmer Schaffer ’
of O'Neill. ^Jacqueline Watkins
of O'Neill; Mrs. Dpnald Hoffman i
of Chambers. 6—Miss Catherine
Cerny of Spencer; Cindy Everitt
of O'Neill. 7 Mrs. Don Fox of
Bassett; Felix Sullivan of O'Neill.
8 Mrs. Bernard Montgomery of
DISMISSALS: July 1 Mrs. H.
B. Burch of d'Neill; Kerry Spittler
of O'Neill 2—Jolene Curren of
O’Neill; Mrs. Larry Tibbetts of
O'Neill; Carol Harmon of O'Neill.
3 Mrs. Clifford Fleming and baby
girl of Ewing; Mrs. William Sam
mons and baby girl of Amelia. 4—
Mrs. Lettie Conrad of O’Neill, fv
Mrs. Lloyd Gallagher of O’N'.ll;
Mrs. William Gallagher of O’Neill
6 Russell Borg of Florida; Mr.
H. W. Hertford of O’Neill; Mrs.
Connie Calloway of Ainsworth;
Alice Marie Cassidy of Lynch;
Jacqueline Watkins of O’Neill;
James Schmidt of Atkinson. 7—
Lee Gilman of Amelia; Charlene
Mahony of O'Neill. 8—Mrs. Don
Meyers of O’Neill; George Pebbles
of O'Neill; Mrs. George Garhart
of O'Neill; Steve Hicks of O’Neill;
Cindy Everitt of O'Neill; Mrs. Don
Berg of Denver, Colo.
EXPIRED: June 2—J a m e s
Welch of O'Neill. 5—Mrs. A. L.
Lowery of Crambers. 6—George
Shoemaker of O’Neill.
ivni iiri.An i |
Admitted. Mrs. Leonard Ander
son of Bristow; Mr. Reinhold Brey
er of Naper; Mrs. Mary Classen
of Spencer; Mr. John Dickey of
Spencer: Mr. Glen Londberg of
Bristow; Mrs. James McAllister of
Spencer; Mrs Jannettie Nelson of
Center; Mrs Emil Prokop of Bris
tow; Mrs. Frank Vondika of Ver
del; Mrs Gorden Barta of Lynch.
Dismissals: June 29 Miss Min
nie Herrmann of Butte. 30—Mrs.
Ruth Tall)ert of Bristow. July 1—
Mrs. Arthur Johnson of Spencer;
Mrs. Clarence Kolund of Lynch 2—
Mrs. Charles Fernau of Naper; i
Master Drew Classen of Lynch. 3— "
Mrs. Charles Person of Niobrara i
5- Baby Donna Fay Kolund of |
Lynch. 6—Mrs. J. B. Roush of i
Buttei Mrs Bertha Ruff of Spen- |
cer; Mr Michael Hull of Lynch. \
Deloit Newt j
Bv Mrs. Henry Reinier |
The following attended the Lar- 1
son reunion in Hastings on July 4
4th: Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Lar- 1
son of Anchorage Alaska; Mr. and i
Mrs. Carl Christon of Denver 1
Colo.; Mr and Mrs. J. A. Larson, J
Mr. and Mrs Don Larson, Linda I
and Larry: Mr. and Mrs. Henry ]
Reimer, all of Ewing; Mr. and I
Mrs. Jim Harris and two boys and ,
Mr. and Mrs. Howard Temple and I
two daughters, all of Hastings; Mr ’
and Mrs. Harold Kay and two j
children of North Platte; Mr. and t
Mrs. Don Starr. Elizabeth of West |
Point Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pahl 1
and Mary of Oakland and Mr. and j
Mrs. John Larson and son of Lin- \
Dick Spahn of Omaha is em- j
ployed at the R. T. Tomjack farm. I
Mrs. Wayne Paul has announced
the engagement of her daughter, 1
Nancy Wray to Donald Selting
son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Selting |
of Elgin. No wedding date has been 1
Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Larson '
and Don spent Sunday at the Har- i
old Mlinar home in O'Neill. I
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Harpster J
and boys were Sunday dinner I
guests at John Napiers. ]
I Quick BBA9BV BAAB0
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Spare Time or Baii(|uet
CHICKEN, TURKEY. BEEF
POT PIES. 5 for $100
SNOW CRO FROZEN—O-o*. Cans
ORANGE JUICE, 3/69c
FROZEN—Sugar Added Fie 25-lb. ean
CHERRIES - can $449
10 u* 49c
11.8. NO. I BING
CHERRIES_12-lb. lug $398
SUNK1ST LEMONS_doz. 39c
HOLLAND DUTCH _
Ice Cream^ 59*
CRACKERS 2 2,39*
TOMATO JUICE 4 Sr $1
STARCH. qt. 19c
NOODLES, lb. 29c
6 lbs. $100
PRINCE—15 ob. Can*
Dog Fc;i 12/98c
BLEACH. qt. 18c
50 FREE Top Value
With the Purchase of a
QT. BOTTLE TEXIZE
NATIVE APPLE—No. 2 Cans
PIE MIX. can 25c
5 10-oz.jars $f00j
MIX-EM - or - MATCH-EM
DEPENDABLE men DART
Pork & Beans Lima Beans
No. 300 Can No. 80S
No. 300 Oan No. 808 Can
Ifresh'poRk — — C ■
SMOKEY |H|1 m
HAM SHANKS_ 2 lbs. 59c< I
FRESH 1 1
BOIL BEEF_lb. 23c( I
F.S. good BEEF POUND V M
HORMEL BOLL ■ M
SAUSAGE_lb. 39cl I
■ ALL MEAT 9 ■
I MINCED HAM.... lb. 49cl 1
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