The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 16, 1967 · Page 23
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Burt The Monitor Lone Rock Mn. Ruby HlncMty, N«wt Published By Th« Upptr D., Main.i Publi$h!n a Co., Al fl ona, Iowa Otnnlt Walter, (Editor 6—Algona (la.) Upper Dei Moinei Thursday, March 16, 1967 Burl Council Gets Bids On Sfreef Work BURT - Burt Town Council members received bids Monday night from Everds Bros. Construction, Algona; Midwest Asphalt Co.; and the Bernoske Asphalt Co., both of Humboldt, for asphalt work to be done In Burt this summer. Anticipated work will Include the seal coat- Ing of already blacktopped streets, repair of the railroad crossing, and one block of street west of the telephone office, which must be closed each spring because of frost bolls. A representative from the Midwest Co. was present at the meeting. The bids were held over for further study. In other business, routine bills were presented and allowed, treasurer's monthly report read and accepted, a satisfactory water analysis report was received from the State Health Si Sanitation Dept. All council members, Mayor Nels Nelson, Clerk G. H. McMullen and Engineer Ralph Johnston attended Monday's meeting. 250 Welcome New Owners, Burt Hardware BURT - Approximately 250 Burt area residents registered at the open house at the Burt Hardware on Saturday and enjoyed getting acquainted with the new owners and management over a cup of coffee. The following were the lucky winners of the prizes given away •. Mrs. Bill Karels, lava lamp; Viola Cunningham, set TVtrays; Charles Bronson, quarter-Inch electric drill; Mrs.Ron Jurgens, 6 pair gloves; Myron Reutzel, 6 pair gloves; and Leonard Stenzel, plastic covered pillow. - o Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker went to Estherville on Friday night where they attended the Estherville Junior College Follies. This performance climaxed a week's tour of the J, C. musical groups. The Becker's daughter, Nancy, was a member SALE OF WOMEN'S SLACKS DRY GOODS AND VARIETY Hurt, Iowa of the Madrigal and smaller vocal groups, performing. Den m of Burt Cub Scouts met at the school lunch room on Friday evening with seven Cubs answering roll call. Treats were brought by Darrell Spear. The boys and their den mothers discussed this month's theme-"Use of Tools" and making something with them. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Doege became the proud parents of a baby daughter born Monday, March 6. The little miss, who made her debut at the Dr. Bahnson Clinic, weighed in at 7 Ibs., 8 oz., and has been named Kathryn Annette. She has a brother Jim, 11, to welcome her Into the family circle. Proud grandparents are Mrs. Kate Groen and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Doege. Burt friends were sorry to learn of the hospltalization at St. Joseph's hospital, Brainerd, Minn., of Mrs. Cliff Abbas. Mrs. Abbas underwent major surgery on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller, Estherville, spent Saturday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steward. Mr. and Mrs. George Becker and Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., called on Mrs. Anna Cayler at St. Ann hospital on Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Cayler is an aunt of Mr. Becker and Mrs. Mawdsley. The Beckers and Mawdsleys also called at the parental Martin Becker home. Clark Miller called at the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller. Ten Past Matrons answered roll call with "an embarrassing blunder", when the club met at the home of Lillian Fredrickson on Thursday afternoon with Mabelline Lovstad assisting hostess. Lefie McMullen was in charge of the fellowship hour. Mr. and Mrs. Jack McMullen, Cheryl and Ronnie, Northwood, spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. McMullen. ' Classes at the Burt Community School were dismissed at 1:30 p. m. Tuesday and faculty members attended a county workshop at Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Coney accompanied 26 high schoolgirls of the basketball squad, cheerleaders and team managers to Des Moinos on Saturday where all attended the consolation and championship rounds of the State Girls' Basketball Tournament. John Smldt drove the bus taking the group to Des Molnes. Burt Auxiliary Donates Funds BURT-Burt American Legion and Auxiliary held a regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, March 7. Auxiliary members voted to give $1 to the annual Easter Seal fund drive for crippled children and adults; $2 to the Radio Free Europe fund, and $2 to CARE. They also heard a report on the county Auxiliary meeting held recently at LuVerne by president Elva Boettcher. Attending the meeting from Burt were Mrs. Boettcher, Beth Miller, Luella McWhorter, Thecla Christensen, and Celia Scott. Girls of the junior Auxiliary assisted by several Brownie Scouts made 30 St. Patrick Day tray favors to be sent to the Woodward State hospital. President Elva Boettcher then conducted a quiz on the American LECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rewinding and general repair of electric motors. RED'S MOTOR SHOP Burt, Iowa Phone 924-3413 Tomatoes In March? Yes, At This Burt Home GARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPMAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. B. CHIPMAN, PHONE BURT, RES. 924-3431 flag. Elva Boettcher, Maree Bahnson, LeAnn Wermers and Virginia Fries were appointed as the committee to serve the March 20 Lions dinner. Hostesses for Tuesday's meeting were Luella McWhorter and Virginia Fries. Girl Scouts, Burf, Observe A Birthday BURT - Girl Scouts throughout the nation are observing the 55th birthday anniversary of the Girl Scouts this week. Among those observing it are the Girl Scouts of Burt. The week's observance began with a special Scout "Scot's Own" ceremony during Thursday's meeting. On Sunday the girls attended church services in uniform; , The Gjrl Scout program began In Burt eight years ago with 12 girls joining the activities. There were two registered leaders and three registered committee members. Today there are 3 registered leader: and six registered committee members, 3 Cadet Scouts, 20 junior Girl Scouts and 17 Brownies. The Cadet and junior girls are now working hard on sewing projects. Mrs. Jensen To Host Fenton Twp. Home Club LONE ROCK - Fenton Twp. Homemakers Club will meet Friday afternoon, March 17, at the home of Mrs. Roy Jensen. Roll call will be "my Easter hat." Mrs, Henry Schroeder will have the topic "Farm and Home." Mrs. Anna Mitchell will be in charge of entertainment. - o Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hutchinson have a son, Jess Michael, born March 5 at the Holy Family hospital, Estherville. He weighed 9 Ibs., 3 oz. He has one brother Mark. The grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. L. Hutchinson and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Parsons. Pastor Russell Dacken, Winona, Minn., was an overnight guest of the E. A. Lees, Tuesday night. He showed pictures of his Holy Land trip at the Baptist church on Tuesday evening. The A, A. Kruegers, Mrs. E. A. Lee and Rev. and Mrs. Bullock attended. Mrs. Frank Dreyer accompanied her daughter, Mrs. John Hovey, by car to Colorado Springs where Joan will live with her husband who is in the service. Mrs. Dreyer arrived home Wednesday n.orning. Mrs. Willis Cotton entertained a birthday group Saturday afternoon in honor of Mrs. Roger Jensen's birthday. Guests included Mrs. E. A. Lee, Mrs. Melford Mitchell, Mrs. A. A, Krueger, Mrs. Frank Flaig, Mrs. Roy Jensen, Mrs. Albert Bullock, Tena Jensen and Mrs. Erich Seegebarth. U.P.W. Circles will meet this week Thursday, March 16. The Lenore circle will meet at the home of Mrs. Clair Bollinger. The Ruth circle at the home of Mrs. Clinton Rath and the Carol circle will meet in the evening at the home of Mrs. Robert Marlow. BURT - Pick ripe tomatoes in March? - in northern Iowa? Well - not usually, but the Jay D. Grahams, Burt, are this year. They potted a plant last fall and with lots of sunshine from a south winow, and lots of loving care - the bush has grown to about 5 feet and has about 15 tomatoes on it - some already ripening and others are turning and there are many, many blossoms. The plant is of the variety used in making tomato paste and are about the size and shape of an egg. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Halfpop, Mason City and Mrs. Charles Blum and Julie Joy, Thornton, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Larson and Paul. Mr. Halfpop is Mrs. Larson's brother. Mrs. Don Thomsen, Michelle and Scott, Iowa City are spending a week with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley while Mr. Thomsen is in Omaha on business. ., W.S.C.S. Circles, Burt Metho,dist Church wil}.hold organizational meetings at the churbh on Friday afternoon, Mar. 17 for the 1967 church year. Circle chairman for the new church year are Janice achaeler, Gladys Hawcott, and' Ivy Simmons. A new set of 15 volumes of "Child Craft" have arrived at the Burt Public Library and are waiting to be checked out for one week at a time. The 15 volumes are filled with interesting reading and lots of pictures. Each volume has its own specific topic such as "Poems and Rhymes" "Stories and Fables" "World In Space" "Life Around Us", etc., ect. Mrs. Stenzel, Librarian hopes students in all grades will com? in and get acquainted with these outstanding books. Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Graham received word this week that their son-in-law, Christie Olson, Blooming Prairie , Minn., was hospitalized at Austin. Mr. Olson underwent major surgery on Tuesday. Mrs. Olson is the former Helen Graham. Mrs. James Brehm, Sioux City called at the home ofherparents, the Al Hinckleys on Tues. afternoon. Mrs. E. L. Fredrickson, Mrs. S. H. McMullen, Mrs. Dean Andrews, & Mrs. Elsie Junkermeier and Naomi, attended an all day Republican Women's meeting at Swea City on Tuesday. Members of the High School Honor Society met at the home of Clint Patterson on Tuesday night. During business conducted, members voted to sponsor a masquerade dance from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday April 1 at the high school gym. All persons admited must come in costume. Proceeds from projects will go to defray the cost of an engraved plaque to be presented to the school. The group also started plans Tuesday evening for the Induction ofnewmemberslntothe Society in the near future. at Fenton, is at home with her parents, the Woodrow Pettits, until she leaves March 28 with Mary Hurlburt on a trip to the Hawaiian Islands. Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Kissner met Mrs. Kissner's mother, Mrs. Georgia Marlow and her sister, Mrs. Edna Stow, Dolliver, in Minneapolis on Thursday and took Mrs. Stow to her home in Dolliver. The two ladles visited for almost a month with their sister, Mr. and Mrs. Vic Whalen in McAllen, Tex. The guest speaker next Sunday evening at the Presbyterian church will be Rev. Walter Morz of Algona. Dawn Schultz, Minneapolis, .spent the weekend at the home of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Schultz. BURT COMMUNITY CALENDAR THURSDAY, Mar. 16 - Firemen's meeting, 7:30 p. m. Band Lone Rock By Mrs. A. A. Krueger Ellen Bullock, Corning, and Clyde German, Belvidere, El., were weekend guests of her parents, Rev. and Mrs. Albert Bullock. Bryan and David Meyer, Swea City, were guests of their grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger on Friday night and attended the school program "Parade of Months." Mrs. Milton Madison enter- 4 tained a birthday club group .Tuesday evening in honor of Mrs. "Roger Jensen's birthday. Guests Deluded Mrs. E. 'A. Efe^MfsV ^,A. A. Krueger, Mrs.HaftlnBlini ' chard, Mrs. Kenneth Jones and • ' Mrs. Jess Blanchard. Peggy Pettit, who has been employed at Lael's Beauty Shop A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS +jror i/«ry ADS NOTICE I have a few blocks of FHS stock. Computer Service will close soon. HAROLD W. MARTIN, 436 LoorrdsAve., Ft. Dodge, ^ (19-25) CARD OF THANKS Sincere thanks to all my friends, relatives and neighbors for your cards, prayers, visits and kind deeds while I was hospitalized and since I returned home. E. J. Cherland. (21) CARD OF THANKS Our sincere "Thanks" to everyone who dropped in for a chat and cup of coffee with us during our "Open House" on Saturday. A special thanks, friends, for your flowers and other gifts. BURT HARDWARE. (21) CARD OF THANKS Sincere and heartfelt thanks and our deepest appreciation to our many relatives and friends for their kind expressions of sympathy and great concern for us during the recent illness and death of our beloved wife, mother and grandmother. A special Thank You to Rev. Davies for his words of comfort, and to the ladies of the W.S.C.S. for serving dinner and lunch, and to those who sent flowers, memorials and food. Stanley Black, Children and Grandchildren. ' (21) CARD OF THANKS A sincere thank you for the prayers, cards, letters and gifts which meant so much to me during my stay in the hospital and after my arrival home. Mrs. Wallace Hawcott. (20+) TRACTOR REPAIRS! NOW is the time to bring your tractor in for repairs, Get it out of the way before the rush starts. Expert repair work done at minimal prices. You name it, we can do it! Reutzel's Garage Phone 924-3315 Burt HOOVER WASHER- SPIN DRYER 10 DAY HOME TRIAL NO PLUMBING CONNECTIONS ALSO, HOOVER VACUUMS & APPLIANCES ! DON MITCHELL Phone 924-3413 Burt. la. Mothers, 7:30 p. m. MONDAY, Mar. 20-Lions Club meets, 6:30 p. m. TUESDAY, Mar. 21 - Vocal Festival at Sentral. THURSDAY, Mar. 23-School dismissed for Easter vacation, 2:30 p. m. Fourth Place Sentral of Fenton's Vlckl Elmers tied for fourth place in the state free throw contest held In conjunction with State Girls Basketball Tournament in Des Moines last Saturday. Sharon Tyler of South Hamilton of Jewell took first place - making 24 of 25 shots. YOUR KEY TO SUCCESS: SPRING PLANNING! Better prepare yourself for the coming year by establishing a plan of action.. Come in and sit down and discuss your goals and needs with your local co-op. Feeds and fertilizers will be at the top of your list. Perhaps we have some ideas on how you might get better results with your crops and livestock this year. If you need 1o build, revamp or remodel, ask our lumber department for their ideps. We would like to help in any way we can. Stop in — let's plan for a bigger and better _year! WATCH FOR FURTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS ON OUR DOLLAR DAYS AND FEED BOOKING PROGRAM FOR THIS YEAR ... COOP BURT ELEVATOR BURL IA. 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