The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 6, 1967 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 6, 1967
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Burt The Mon Thursday, April 6, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinei—7 Lone Rock Mr*. Ruby Hlnckley, Newt Published By The Upper Dei Moines Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa Dennis Waller, Editor Exchange Student Talks At Burt Family Affair Hf, f\ ? 'I *£ SUTIRA SOIPET BURT - Sutira Soipet, Thailand, foreign exchange student at Algona High School, was guest speaker at a family fellowship night at the Burt Methodist church on Sunday evening. Members of the Shirley Circle sponsored the event and were in charge of the 6:30 p. m. pot-luck supper. Miss Soipet spoke interestingly of the customs and habits of her people and her homeland. She also showed slides of her homeland. A question and answer period followed the showing of the pictures. Above is a photo of Miss Soipet pointing to her homeland on the map. She appeared in her native costume. Members of the Happy Scrappers from the Good Hope church attended the program. Honor Society Dance Is A Hit At Burt BURT - A large crowd attended the student Masquerade Dance sponsored by the Burt Honor Society Saturday evening. A special thank you goes out to Burt's own dance combo, The Shy Men, Boyd Bristow on lead guitar, Dave Kohlhaas, drums, Mike Hanson, guitar vocal, Mark Lickteig, organ, and Dale Fraser, bass guitar, (who cancelled a previously scheduled engagement to donate their time and talents to the Honor Society). Proceeds from the dance will go toward the purchase of an engraved plaque to be presented to the school from the Honor Society. Burt Council Meeting Routine BURT - The Burt Town Council had a relatively light April business meeting on Monday night. In business transacted, members approved the fertilizing and reseeding of the pond banks at the sewage disposal lagoons. They also approved the purchase of gravel to use on streets where needed and also at the city dump. A satisfactory water analysis report, received from the state hygienic laboratories was given. The monthly treasurer's report was given and accepted and routine bills allowed. Present at Monday's meeting were Mayor Nels Nelson, Clerk G. H. McMullen, and Councilmen J. L. Miller, Ray Hoppus, Don Patterson and E. P. Fredrickson. Burt Woman Has Surgery At Ft. Dodge BURT- Mrs. Lillian Meinzer, who has been making her home with Mrs. Helen Johnson, was taken to St. Ann hospital Saturday. After x-rays, she was transferred to the Lutheran hospital, Ft. Dodge, for care and treatment. Surgery was performed on her hip Sunday. At last report she was resting comfortably. Mail from her many friends would be greatly appreciated. Mrs. Meinzer will observe her 83rd birthday April 18 and a card shower would be a splendid deed. James Sparks Of Burt Will Wed June 24 Burt Firemen To Hold Annual Dance April 15 BURT - Members of the Burt Volunteer Fire Department are holding their annual Fireman's Dance at the legion hall Saturday evening, April 15. Music for dancing will be furnished by the VernClaussenband, Bradgate. Tickets may be purchased from any of the firemen. Cost of admission is $1 and tickets may also be purchased at the door. Your firemen never say no when called to fight a fire - be it day or night - so when you're asked to purchase a ticket, don't you say no, but rather, absolutely. ELECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rewinding and general re- pair of electric motors. RED'S MOTOR SHOP Burt, Iowa Phone 924-3413 MR. FARMER: WE CAN HELP! Don't let opportunity slip through your fingers. Let us help give you the financial assist you need, for any worthwhile purpose. Full loan services "from the ground up" . . . low interest rates! BONNIE YOUNG Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Young, Jr., Traer, announce the engagement of their daughter, Bonnie Jean, to James Howard Sparks, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Sparks of Burt. The couple has chosen June 24 as their wedding date. Miss Young will graduate °rom State College of Iowa in Her fiance is a a 1965 graduate of the State College of Iowa and is working for Oscar Meyer Meat Co. in Davenport as an industrial engineer. - o Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hilton were Mr. and Mrs. Jim Trager and Tammy, Des Moines, Mr. and Mrs. James Opoiem and family, Ruthven, Gerald Hilton and Patricia Thomas, Mankato. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steward accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller, and Joyce, Esthervllle, to New Sharon, Sunday where they spent the day with friends. Mrs. H. Viola McDonald returned to her duties as house mother at Morningside College, Souix City, after spending a week's Easter vacation with her sister, and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Hanna, and other relatives. Jane Barslou, Mankato State College, spent the weekend with her mother, Helen Schwietert. Mr. and Mrs. Harely Troutman Sr., were Sunday dinner guests at the Harley Troutman Jr's in honor of the 9th birthday anniversary of their granddaughter, Laura. Walter Campney attended the regular monthly meeting of the board of directors of the mid- west Breeders Association held at Shawano, Wis. Friday. He was accompanied as far as Bloomington, Minn. Thursday by his mother and her sister, Mrs. 0. A. Campney and Mrs. Alta Froh, who visited at the home of their sister-inlaw, Mrs. Robert Thompson. IS NOW HOME Mrs. Lawrence Doege and Wilbur Doege went to Iowa City on Friday to bring Lawrence home. Mr. Doege had been hospitalized at University Hospital since March 13. He underwent major surgery March 22 and is recuperating at his home now and would be happy to see any of his friends. - o - TO BE FETED An open house miscellaneous shower will be held at 7:30 p. m. at the Burt Presbyterian church Friday evening, April 14, honoring Mary Martin, bride-to-be of Dennis Shipler. No invitations are being sent, however the hostesses wish to extend a cordial invitation to all relatives and friends to attend and meet Dennis' bride-to-be. - o MARINERS CLUB Ten couples were present and answered roll call at the April 2 meeting of the Mariners Club. Devotions and meditations were given by Bill and Avis Christensen. Russell and Ruth Patterson presented an interesting program on "The Christian Faith and Current Beliefs" stressing ecumenism. A discussion period followed. Entertainment for the evening was directed by Leonard and Marlene Stenzel. Hostesses for the evening were Frank and Virginia Becker and Roscoe, Jr. and Evelyn Mawdsley. - o OPEN HOUSE SHOWER Mrs. Jay Hoppus will be the guest of honor at an open house miscellaneous shower at the Burt Methodist church at 7:30 p. m., Friday, April 7. No invitations will be sent, however the hostesses extend a cordial invitation to all relatives and friends to attend and meet Jay's bride. Walter Gramenz, Silvis, 111., and Bill Spear, Dexter, Minn., called at the \ValterSte\vard home Thursday. Mrs. Gramenz and Mrs. Spear were Saturday guests at the Stewards. Mr. Gramenz and Mrs. Steward are brother and sister. The Gramenzs and the Spears were guests for several clays at the Howard Salisbury home. The ladies are Mr. Salisbury's sisters. Mrs. Robert Lovstad will be hostess in her home Thursday evening, April G to members of the J. D. Club. Members of the Fortnightly club will meet at the home of Thecla Christenson April 13, instead of April 14. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cook spent the weekend at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Olson at Harlan where they helped their little granddaughter, Stella Kay, celebrate her fourth birthday. Mrs. Rose Westling, Algona, arrived Friday to make her home with Mrs. Helen Johnson and will welcome any of her friends there. Mrs. Westling is the mother of Ray Westling. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Manus entertained guests at their home Saturday evening. Five hundred furnished entertainment. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Dean Jacobsen, Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Scott, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trunk- hill and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Herrick. Vern Waters, Havelock, was a Thursday guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller. Oscar Miller, Titonka, spent Friday at the Millers. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Easier took their son Bill and daughter Sheryl to Cedar Falls Sunday to resume their studies at the State College of Iowa. Bill and Sheryl had spent a week's Easter vaca- A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS 'or J4ome ^Delivery • BURT GARRY FUNERAL HOME SAVINGS BANK! MEMBER F.D.I.C. SAVINGS INSURED UP TO W'^^^ 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 tion with their parents. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Adams, and family, Algona, were Sunday guests at the parental Lawrence Doege home. Mr. and Mrs. Everett Sperry, Minneapolis, visited Friday and Saturday at the home of the former's sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dremmel. Sunday afternoon and supper guests at the Dean Andrews home were Mr. and Mrs. Clem Ludwig, John, Leon and Glenn, Otteson. The Michael Scotts were evening callers. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Becker and family, Mr. and Mrs. George Becker, Steve and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley Jr. and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Trenary and Kenneth, joined other relatives and fr' n nds at the Martin Becker home for Easter dinner. ANNIVERSARY Alta residents Mr. and Mrs. Anton Anderson celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary there on March 30. NOTICE! ALL DOGS ARE TO BE KEPT TIED UP OR ON A LEASH AND MUST BE VACCINATED FOR RABIES. ALL DOGS WITHOUT TAGS AND COLLARS WILL BE CONSIDERED STRAY DOGS. BY THE MAYOR OF BURT NELS J. NELSON (27 & 29) JUST RECEIVED! famous RED BALL girls' and women's summer shoes — casuals, flats, sandles — many styles and sizes. Shipler's DRY GOODS AND VARIETY Byrt, Iowa 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 ^l^^y^l^^ BOYS - GIRLS Earn A Purebred Gilt! COOP Frank Strayer (above), son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Strayer, Burt, is shown with the purebred gilt he purchased at the Co-op Sowbuck Sale held in Eagle Grove last summer. NO MONEY NEEDED! If you are nine years old, but not yet 18, you can become eligible to earn a purebred gilt. See us for complete details. STOP IN TODAY - WE'LL BE GLAD TO TELL YOU HOW ! BURT CO-OP ELEVATOR Phone 924-3241 Burt, Iowa Ron Jurgens, Mgr.

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