The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 20, 1967 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, April 20, 1967
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Burt ^M IBB 4fc ^— Thursday, April 20, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper De» Molnes-9 Monitor Lone Rock Mrs. Ruby Hlnelcley, Newt Published By The Upper Des Moines Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa D«nn!« Waller, EdHor Burt Shower Is Held For Mary Martin BURT - Mary Martin, bride of the near future, was honored at a pre-nuptial shower at the Burt Presbyterian church Friday evening. Guests were registered by Nancy Herrick. Corsages were presented to Mary, her mother, Mrs. Charles Martin, Mrs. Vern Shipler and to the fiance's grandmother, Mrs. E. R. Woltz. A program was presented, with Mrs. Larry Manus as emcee. Mrs. Harold Becker presented a meditation and vocal duet numbers were given by Lori Manus and Greg Miller and Nancy Herrick and Jeff Miller. Both 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! Shipler's DRY GOODS AND VARIETY ELurt, Iowa A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS omtt -IURT groups were accompanied by Erna Grover. Assisting Mary in opening her gilts were her sister Darlene Herrick, Nancy and Barbara Herrick and Vickie Westling, Refreshments were served and Mrs. E, R. Woltz poured. Hostesses for the shower were Marian Westling, Edna Westling, Lydia and Arlene Manus, Alvlna Hosse, Sarah Stewart, LuellaMc- Whorter, Ethel Smith, Agnes Stewart, Hazel Stevens, Francis Smith, Phyllis Miller, Rose McGuire, Viola Becker, Arlene Manus, Benita Mitchell, Helen Johnson, Dorathy Bernau, Vera Schwietert, Helen Weiske, Kate Groen , Marie Parsons, Mary Jean Andrews, Loretta Llchter, Nadine Shipler, Emma Moore, Beulah Davis, Aleeda Harms, Ruth Trunkhill, Nettie Giddings, Muriel Ackerman, Mildred Larson and Velma Cook. Miss Martin will become the bride of Dennis Shipler at St. John's Lutheran church, Palmer, at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 22. - o - Walter (Walt) Steward arrived home Friday evening after being hospitalized at Mason City for the past ten days. Weekend guests at the parental Steward home were Mr. and Mrs. Roger Steward, Madrid, Perry Steward Montezuma, and Shirley Ryan, Williamsburg. Mrs. Esther Miller accompanied Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Miller, Algona, to Jewell where she spent the weekend with her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Rudnick. The Ronald Millers spent the weekend at Ames. Mr. and Mrs. Bernie Miller, Jeff & Gregg were Sunday guests at the Harold Riemers home, Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Andy Nauman and family, Augusta, Wis., spent the weekend visiting relatives and friends here. Burt Couple Awakens, Find Chair Afire BURT — Burt Volunteer firemen answered an early morning call to the Roscoe Stewart farm home. The Stewarts awoke shortly after midnight, finding the house full of smoke. Upon investigation they discovered dense smoke coming from an over-stuffed chair in the living room. Mr. Steward somehow dragged the chair out doors where it immediately burst into flames. He managed to extinguish the blaze before the firemen arrived. Cause of the fires is not know. Damage was extensive including the chair, wall-to-wall carpeting, linoleum and the porch floor. The Stewarts feel they were very fortunate in having awakened when they did, or they may have lost their home and its entire contents with the strong wind at the time of the fire. Sandra Ortman Is Burt Choice To Girls State LISTEN TO THE BEST KLGA 1600 KC SANDRA ORTMAN BURT — Sandra Ortman, Burt High School junior has been chosen as a delegate to Hawkeye Girls' State in Cedar Falls. Sandra, who is the daughter of Mrs. Magdaline Ortman and the late Ronald Ortman is a busy girl, participating in basketball, band, girls' glee club, mixed chorus. She is a member of the National Honor Society, and serves on the high school paper and annual staff. Miss Ortman, her mother, and brother, Robert, are members of the Presbyterian church, where she is active in senior high youth work and sings in the choir. Hawkeye Girls' State will be held at the State College of Iowa, Cedar Falls, June 5-11. Darrell Schmidt Housewarming At Lone Rock LONE ROCK - Neighbors and friends had ahousewarming party Tuesday night for Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Schmidt who have recently moved onto the farm vacated by the Elaine Habegerfamily. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Joe Culbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Culbertson, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Schmidt, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hammerstrom, Mr. and Mrs. John Person, Mr. and Mrs. Andy Harms, Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Radig, Ralph Bierstedt, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Knoll, & Mr. and Mrs. Bud Miller. Mr. and Mrs. L. Dittmer were unable to attend. A set of large TV trays and stands were presented to the Schmidts as a gift. The evening was spent playing 500 with Elizabeth Radig and Bud Miller winning high score and John Person and Mary Schmidt winning low. - o - Carol Jones and Michael Lee left Sunday from Algona by bus on a tour of Washington D.C. and other eastern points. This is a 10 day tour and sponsored by the D.A.R. for the children of D.A.R. members. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thornsen have returned home after spending about 3 months in Phoenix, Arizona. Fenton Twp. Homemaker's club will met April 21 at the home of Mrs. Frank Dreyer with Mrs. Leo Schmidt assisting hostess. Roll Call will be a plant exchange. Mrs. Ray Laabs will present the lesson. Mrs. Wilfred Radig entertained for her mother, Mrs. Rosa Rahm- stock's 73rd birthday Sunday. Guests included the Wilfred Radig family and Mr. and Mrs. Ted Vera, Titonka as dinner guests. Spring Concert Set By Burt Vocal Groups BURT - The vocal music department of Burt High School, under the direction of Mrs. Erna Grove r, will present a spring vocal concert at the high school auditorium at 8 p.m. Thursday April 20. Vocal numbers will be presented by the mixed chorus, Girl's Glee club and several small groups. There is no admission charge and the public is cordially invited to attend. Eastern Stars, Burt, Hold An Honors Night BURT - Present and past Adahs were honored at Tuesday evening's meeting of Eastern Star, Burt. Each was presented a floral memento from the Worthy Matron, Shirley Amesbury. Doris Miller favored the present "Adah 1 Francis Sarchet with a vocal solo. She was accompanied by Mary Jane Dugan. A class in proficiency was conducted by Mrs. Al Hinckley with Earl Stott, Bill Amesbury, Francis Sarchet and Beulah Davis, members of the class. The charter was draped in memory of a departed member of the chapter, Mrs. Nettie Dorrance, Fairmont. Plans for a friendship night were discussed. Irene Bjustrom will be in charge of arrangements and invitations will be extended neighboring chapters. Hostesses for the fellowship hour that followed the meeting were Mr. and Mrs. 0. H. Graham, Barbara Bahling and Jessie Miller. Mabeline Lovstad and Esther Hilton assisted in the serving. Members of the Past Matrons Club will meet at the home of Mary Jean Andrews on Friday p. m., April 21, with Trella Patterson as assisting hostess. Lillian Fredrickson will be in charge of the day's entertain-- ment. morning coffee at herhome Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mescher received word this past week that their son, SPc5 John E. Mescher, had been presented the award of good conduct medal. John is a member of the 501st Transportation Co., sstationed near Hussellheim, Germany. John is scheduled to leave Germany on April 24 for Ft. Dix, N. J. where he will receive his honorable discharge to return to civilian life. Mr, and Mrs. Fred Gebkin visited one day last week with Mrs. Irene Lauritson and Craig and Donald Leininger at Ter- . ril. Negotiations have been completed whereby Mr. and Mrs, Don Reimers became owners of the Herman Rachut Sr. home. The Reimers will take possession as soon as Rachut finds other living quarters. The Reimers have lived here all of their lives. Reimers owns and operates a Borden milk route. Mrs. Irene Lauritson and Craig, Terril, called on Burt friends Saturday. Burt Teacher Will Attend Math School BURT - Harley 0. Hanson will be participating in the Summer Institute of the National Science Foundation. Mr. Hanson will take on 8 weeks course in modern math, at Drake University, Des Moines from June 12 to Aug. 4. His family will accompany him and reside in Des Moines during the duration of the institute and the four children will attend summer classes there. Mr. Hanson has been a member of the Burt High School faculty for the past 10 years, first as industrial arts instructor and for the past 6 years has been math instructor. He has resigned his postion in Burt and has accepted a position as high school math instructor at the Garner -Hayfield school. - o - Mrs. Marie Dennis, Titonka, arrived on Wednesday April 12 to make her home with Mrs. Helen Johnson. She will be happy to have her many friends visit her there in the future. Mrs. Marie Parsons and Mrs. Ella Sigsbee will entertain members of the Fidelis class at Cun• ningham's tea room on Wed., April 2G. Dr. and Mrs. J. G. Clapsaddle arrived home Sunday evening after spending the past five months at Fort Meyers, Fla. Sunday guests at the home of John and Helen Schwietert were Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Hunt, Dolliver, Miss Jane Barslou, Mankato, Lorena Roark and Dillman Schwietert. Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley spent Sunday with their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. James Brehm, Souix City. Mr, and Mrs. Richard Johnson, Lori, Richie and Kary, Waterloo were weekend guests at the home of his mother, Mrs. Helen Johnson. They also visited with Mrs. Johnson's sisters and families, the Gordan Giffords and Claire Reutzels. Sunday dinner guests at the John Geesman home were his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. his sister, Mrs. Hazel Hinds, Va., Mr. and Mrs. Bill Eddig, Forest City. All were, joined for the afternoon by Mr. and Mrs. Ared White, Mason City, Mr. and Mrs. John Geesman and family, Green, and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gisch and family, Algona. Mrs. Lawrence Presthus was pleasantly surprised when called to baby sit at the home of her daughter, Nancy Kissner on Thursday afternoon. Instead of having to baby sit a group of ladies had gathered there to help celebrate her birthday anniversary. Weekend guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Wiener were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Wiener and Karla, Cedar Falls. They were joined at dinner on Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Harms, Brenda, Kirk and Kent and Mrs. Roger The nursery at the Burt Methodist church has taken on a "new look" the past week, thanks to the members of the Merry Mixers. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Weber entertained guests for dinner Sunday evening. Guests were Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Hanson, Fenton. Steve Drzyzka, Des Moines, was a Wednesday evening supper guest at the Al Hinckley home. Effie Stewart, who has had an apartment at the Burt Hotel for the winter months, moved his personal belongings back to his little home across the street from the city park. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Larson, former Burt residents, received word from their son, Michael (Mike) Larson, who is stationed with the U. S. Army near Frankfurt, Germany, that he had been awarded a badge for outstanding medical field training. He was also promoted to the rank of Pfc. Mike is the grandson of Mrs. Meta Gifford, Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Mennet Trunk- hill accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Petersen, Donna and. Michael, Algona, spent the weekend at the home of Mrs. Trunk- hill's sister and family, the Vernon Carlsons in Minneapolis. On Saturday evening all attended the wedding of the Carlson's daughter, Joanne, and Richard Sathre. Mrs. Peterson presided at the coffee service at the reception. Mrs. Mildred Mescher and Mrs. Betty Miller attended an afternoon meeting of the Kossuth county hot lunch cooks held at the Fenton school on Wednesday. Mrs. Lawrence Presthus observed her birthday anniversary Tuesday afternoon by entertaining the members of the Friendly Birthday Club at her home. Mrs. Delbert Schaeller entertained a group of ladies at a ALL-NEW LAWNMOWER eliminates gas, oil, noise, electrical cords, cranking, fumes, fuss — see it now at Red's Motor Shop BURT, IA. NOTICE TO BURT RESIDENTS: The Burt Lions Club will be selling light bulbs during the week of April 24th thru April 27th. 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