The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 13, 1967 · Page 16
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2—Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinei Thursday, April 13, 1967 Dr. and Mrs. B. K. Bahnson and Mr. and Mrs. George Manus arrived home early Tuesday morning from a four day vacation excursion In Florida. The quartet flew from Sioux Falls. [" Burt The Monitor Lone Rock Mf». Ruby Hiftcktoy, N«w» Published By Th« Upper D«i Moin*« Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa WAfto, Editor "Willie" In New Store BURT - The west block of Burt's Main Street was a ix;e hive of activity Sunday -.vhen friends and customers helped the Willis Vogel family move their grocery business to its new location in the Helen Vogel property, vacated last fall by Bernle's Market, The moving held a nostalgic note for the Vogels, too, as they hail beon in business in their old location since 1946. Prior to that, Mr. Vogel's father, HIP I;it<- Hill Vogel, operate'! the business there. He opened the place of business in 1927 and sold out to Willis on his return from the armed services in 1946. _^ The picture shows "Willie'' stocking the shelves in tlif iifewly-remodek'd, painted and up-to-date store. ^ Sinclair Picks Mgr. For New Burt Plant BURT - W. L. (Oscar) Lundell, A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS an experienced Iowa agriculturist, has been appointed district manager of the new fertilizer blending plant and retail distribution center being constructed lie re by Sinclair Petrochemicals, Inc. Lundell will direct operation of the Burt plant and of branch offices and distribution points to be supplied by the Burt plant to be built in at least four communities within a 25-mile radius surrounding Burt. The new facilities will market anhydrous ammonia, chemically- mixed fertilizer, blended fertilizer and crop protection chemicals. Application, spreading and soil testing services will be offered fanners. A native of Cherokee, la., Lundell studied agriculture at Iowa State University at Ames, receiving his B.S. degree in 1959. He joined Sinclair Petrochemicals in February, 1965, as retail salesman at Slater, la.; became branch manager at Mc- Callsburg, la., in May 19G5, and was promoted to assistant district manager at Slater in January this year. Lundell is a member of the Ames Junior Chamber of Commerce, Kappa Sigma Fraternity, and sings in the Northmlnster Presbyterian church choir in Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Lundell, who reside in Ames, have one son, Michael William. In addition to the Burt and Slater district, Sinclair Petrochemicals has other blending plants and retail sales districts located in Mason City and Fremont, la. 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 BEFORE YOU BUY, SEE THE FIRST TRULY MODERN LAWNMOWER ELIMINATES: Gas — Oil — Noise — Electrical Cords — Cranking — Fumes — Fuss. RED'S MOTOR SHOP BURT, IOWA Burt Musicians Do Well In Group Contest BUHT - Burt High School students won seven I ratings and twelve II ratings from the small groups Music Contest held Saturday at Swea City. I ratings were received by the saxaphone quartet, clarinet quartet, girls' vocal quartet, boys' vocal quartet, girls' trio, Patty Shierbon, vocal solo, and Norma Harms, vocal solo. LI ratings \veri> earned by the brass sextet, Jim Ruhnke, clarinet .solo, Janet Becker, baritone horn solo, Connie Shierbon, French horn solo, Katliy Patterson, piano solo, Madrigal, girls' sextet, 2 vocal duets, Jim Ruhnke, bass vocal solo, and John Fries, tenor vocal solo. Paul Espe is instrumental music instructor and vocal music is directed by Mrs.ErnaGrover. - 6 - SHOWER HONOREE Mrs. Jay Hoppus was the guest of honor at a post-nuptial shower at the Methodist church Friday evening. The many guests attending were registered by Diane Hoppus. Mum corsages from the hostesses were presented to Mrs. Hoppus, to Jay's mother, Mrs. Ray Hoppus and Jay's grandmother, Mrs. Cora C^Keefe, and to Diane and Jamie Hoppus by Beulah Dundas, Arlene Manus announced the program of the evening including two duet numbers "April Showers" and "Red, Red, Robin" by little Lori and Danny Manus. They were accompanied by Becky Kruse. A skit, "The Newly weds", was given by Rochelle Scott and Lydia Manus. Assisting Mrs. Hoppus in opening her gifts were Mrs. Wendell Ringsdorf, Diane Hoppus and Jamie Hoppus. Refreshments were served with Mrs. Dean Brobst presiding at the coffee service. Hostesses were Benita Mitchell, Ruby Hlnckley, Marian Westling, Ethel Dremmel, Mary Rasmussen, Rose McGulre, Leona Lovstad, Mary Gebken, Hilma Carlson, Ruth Trunkhill, Marge Lavrenz, Frances Smith, Hazel Stevens, Esther Miller, Lavlna Hansen, Edith Tieman, Doris Keith, Arlene Manus, Lydia Manus, Esther Hilton, Rochelle Scott, Beulah Dundas, Ruth Alice Patterson, Helen Smith and Mary Jean Andrews. Mrs. Hoppus and her husband, Ensign Jay Hoppus and Jamie, are enjoying a 14-day leave with Ids parents and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Raj r Hoppus and Diane, and with his grandmother, Mrs. Cora O'Keefe. They will leave Wednesday for San Francisco and later to San Diego, where he will report for further duty in the Naval Air Force. - o - EX-PASTOR DIES Final rites were held at 1 p. m. Monday at the Correctionville Methodist church for Rev. Arthur Rasmussen who died April 6. Rev, Rasmussen was pastor at the Good Hope Methodist church in 1957-58. Survivors include his wife, the former Inabelle Callahan, wife of the late Rev. Callahan, former Fenton Methodist pastor. - o - PLAN CAR WASH Members of the Burt High School freshman class are sponsoring a car wash April 15. Just bring your car to the "Janitor's Drive", west side of the school, and drive it away sparkling clean for 75?, For an extra 50? they will vacuum the inside for you. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Walter Campney attended church services at the Gilmore City Methodist church Sunday and were guests of their son, Rsv. and Mrs. Arthur Campney. Rev. Campney'c infant daughter, Martha Jane, was received into the church by baptism. Little Martha Jane wore a baptismal robe worn by her great- great-grandmother 85 years ago. Also attending the baptism was her great-grandmother, Mrs. 0. A. Campney, and great-great- aunt, Mrs. Alta Froh. Wednesday guests at the Jerry Wiener home were Mrs. Sandra G1H and daughter, California, Mrs. Vern Batt, Boone, and Mrs. Gordon Wegener and daughter, Algona, and Mrs. Andy Harms, Brenda, Kirk and Kent. Ensign and Mrs. Jay Hoppus and Jamie, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoppus and Diane were guests of the Donald Pattersons at dinner Tuesday evening. Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Campney were her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Moberg, St. Paul, and her sister and family, the Jim Rules, Nora Spring. Rev. Bruce Calbreath spent from Friday to Sunday at Twin Lakes Bible Camp, Manson, where he served as counselor for a spring retreat for senior high Presbyterian youth. Study groups, worship hours, etc. were held. Approximately 50 senior high youth attended, along with college-age youth counselors and adult counselors. Youth from Burt attending were Donna Miller, Lennice Waltman, Clint Patterson, Mark Mawdsley and Steve Grubb. Cub Scouts At Burt Install New Officials BURT - Dale Evans, Prairie Gold area Scout director, was guest of the Burt Cub Scouts at the pack meeting held at the school lunch room on Friday evening. Evans helped reorganize the pack and installed the following new officials: Ernie Lavrenz, cubmaster; Duane Habegar, treasurer; John Spear, special activities chairman; and Bill Karels, contact man. Kent Habegar, a new member of the cub pack, was presented his "bobcat" badge by Den Mother Nettie Giddings. The den mothers, Mrs. Giddings and Florence Spear, assisted by Barbara Pannkuk and Ivy Simmons, were in charge of the program for the evening. Included on the program was an opening flag ceremony by Mike Cranston and Greg Koepke; a stunt "The Miner's Whistle"; and the repeating of the Cub Scout outdoor code by the cubs and their parents. Saturday, April 15, the Scouts will take part in the annual Scout Show and exhibition at the Algona Armory from 2 to 5 p. m. The public is invited. Saturday, April 22, the cubs will deliver Good Will bags to all homes. The filled bags will be picked up the following week by the Boy Scouts. Lunch was served by the den mothers' - o - Margaret Devine spent the weekend at the Wilbur Dulap home, St. Benedict. The Dulaps brought her home and spent Sunday evening at the Ray Devines. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Doege and Mrs. Lawrence Doege attended final rites for Mrs. Wm. Niehaus at Albert Lea, Minn., on Thursday. Mrs. Niehaus was the mother of Mrs. Earl Rafdal, daughter-in-law of Mrs. Lawrence Doege. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Hinckley and Cheryl, Mason City, spent the weekend at the parental Al Hinckley home. Members of the Methodist official board, at a meeting Wednesday night, set Sunday, May 7, as "Every Member Visitation Day." On that day members of the commission on stewardship and finance will be calling on all members of the church. This is an annual event. The board also tentatively set either the last two Sundays in July or the last Sunday in July and the first Sunday in August as vacation Sundays. Rev. Davies will announce later which of the Sundays it will be. Mrs. Kate Groen entertained at a late Easter family gathering on Sunday. Guests included the Art Groens, the Jack Gettmans, Recatalog Burt Library Bobby Devine accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet and family to Des Moines on Saturday where all attended the Sports Show. Mrs. Kate Groen accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Richard Groen, Chris and Cynthia, Algona, to Springfield, HI. for a recent weekend visit at the Gary Prlngle home. They were joined there by the Richard Green's son, Virgil, who is stationed with the Air Force at Rantull, m. Mrs. Pringle is the former Kathleen Groen. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell McFarland and David were Sunday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold "SI" Roth at Vail. BURT - Librarian Eleanor Stenzel and ladles of the Burt Library Board have been putting in many hours' work at the City library, where they are re-arranging book shelves, re- cataloguing files, etc. The library recently joined the Iowa area Extension program and traveling library. Approximately 700 new books are brought to the library every three months. The first of the books arrived recently. Shown in the above picture, working at recatalogulng files, are left to right, Helen Smith, board member, Eleanor Stenzel, librarian, and Jean Lockwood, board member. Also working the same evening but not present when the picture was taken • was Esther Hilton. the John Groens and Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Langfitt, all of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dixon, Tony and Sandy, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Devine and family, and Jimmy Doege, all of Burt, were also guests. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Troutman, Jr., Kim, Laura and Joe were Sunday guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lamont Wellendorf and family, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wiener accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Henry Schroeder, Lone Rock, to. Fulda, Minn. Saturday evening, where they attended a wedding reception for Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Ulferts. Ensign and Mrs. Jay Hoppus and Jamie, and Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hoppus and Diane were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Dean Brobst, Graettinger. Grass Fire Call At Burt Ry. BURT - The Burt volunteer firemen were called out about 11 a. m. Friday to fight a grass fire at the railroad right-of-way north of Burt. Just what caused the blaze is not known. CARD OF THANKS I wish to thank my friends and relatives for cards, letters, gifts and visits while I was at the hospital and since my return home. Mrs. Wayne Mann. (29*) Mr. and Mrs. Carl Doege, Woden, were Monday visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Doege. CARD OF THANKS Sincere thanks to everyone who remembered me with cards while I was hospitalized at Iowa City. Thanks, too, to all who have visited me since my return home. Lawrence Doege. (29*) JUST RECEIVED! New late spring and summer clothing and merchandise — complete clothing for every member of the family at low, low prices. Stop in today! Shiplers DRY GOODS AND VARIETY Etyrt, Iowa 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) 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 BULK FERTILIZER DELIVERY ANHYDROUS BAG MATERIALS BULK BLEND Our bag fertilizer is in now, and we will start delivery the first of next week. Beat the rush - call now for fast delivery: Phone 924-3241 [COOP BURT ELEVATOR something we can offer you.... and convenience is our business! 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