The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 11, 1967 · Page 26
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 11, 1967
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Burt The Monitor Thursday, May 11, 1967 Algona (fa.) Upper D«* Molrnw-7 Lone Rock Mf*. fcvby Htncktoy, N*wt Published By Th« Upper Des Moin«» Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa Otnnis Waller, Editor Poppy Days At Burf Are Set For May BURT - Members of the Burt American Legion and Auxiliary met at the hall Tuesday, May 2. Committees were appointed for Memorial Day activities. Luella McWhorter and Elsie Winter were appointed to set up a poppy display in a downtown window and Genevieve Graham was: appointed to have charge of the poppy sale. The little red flowers made by disabled veterans will be sold in Burt, May 26 & 27.. Elva Boettcher, Cella Scott and Leona Lacy were appointed to work with a committee from the V.F.W. Auxiliary to collect flowers and fix floral bouquets for the graves of veterans. In other business, members set May 24 to gather at the hall and give it it's regular spring cleaning. They also voted to purchase a 50-star desk flag and to purchase and send the needed clothing to their assigned child. Elva Boettcher, Leona Lacy, Celia Scott, and Gladys Hawcott were appointed to prepare and serve the Lion's dinner at 6:30 p.m., May 15. The president, Elva Boettcher reminded members of the Kossuth county quarterly auxiliary meeting to be held at Swea City May 9. She also announced that Sandra Ortman had been selected as their delegate to Hawkeye Girl's State at Cedar Falls, June 5-11. Hostesses for Tuesday's meeting were MareeBahnson and Wilma Fairbanks. - o ARE FINED Roger L. Laurenz, Milwaukee, Wis., and Robert Floyd Jorgenson, Ledyard, were each fined $15. and costs for speeding within the city limits, at a hearing in Mayor Nels Nelson's court. ,,• - o - Mrs. Jessie Rash arrivedhome Wednesday evening from an extended stay at the home of her daughter Lynda and family, the David Millers, at Chino, Calif., and with her son Leighton and family at Riverside, Calif. She also spent a week with the Roy Vanderhofs, former Burt residents now residing at Santa Monica. During her California visit, Mrs. Rash had many side trips. Enroute home, Mrs. Rash spent 10 days with relatives at Grand Junction/Colo. Mr. and Mrs. Harley Hanson, Bruce, Jim and Cheryl Joined his mother, Mrs. Otto Hanson and his brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Hanson of Roland, for dinner Saturday, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Hanson at LeRoy, Minn. In the evening all attended the Barbershopper's Parade at the LeRoy - Ostrander School. Norman, brother of Harley is a member of the Barbershoppers group. Guests this week at the Roland Lavrenz home are their son Roger and wife, Milwaukee, Wis. Mrs. Steve Riley, also of Milwaukee, was a weekend guest. All were Sunday guests at the Wm. Otto home in Fort Dodge and Mrs. Riley left from there to return to her home. Burt Senior Girls Feted, Woman's Club BURT - Members of the Burt Woman's Club honored the girls of the senior class at a May Day Breakfast at the home of Erna Grover. The breakfast was served buffet style by the Mesdames Jean Lockwood, Virginia Fries, Marlene Stenzel, Vera Bradley, Thecla Christensen and Genevieve Graham. Girls attending were Diane Miller, Norma Harms, Diane Johnson, Linda Meyer, Janet Cherland, Linda Gardner, Charlene and Charlotte Lappe, Sandra Schrader, Paulette Arend, Nancy Ackerman and Sandra Peterson. Unable to attend were Diane Hoppus, Joyce Baumgard and Berneta Johnson. The honored guests were welcomed by the president, Ethel Dremmel. A program followed the breakfast, during which Rochelle Scott introduced each of the girls and related an interesting and amusing incident of their lives. Highlight of the program was a hat show. The hats modeled by Mrs. Scott, Darlene Herrick and Leona Lacy, were a courtesy of the Schultz Bros. Garage, Algona, and were hats entered in the recent contest sponsored by them. Each of the girls were presented a small gift from the club. Following the breakfast, members of the club held a brief business meeting. Benita Mitchell reported on the community improvement project. In behalf of the committee she presented a plan for the planting of trees on the Burt Community School grounds. Trees will be purchased from a gift of money presented in memory of a late charter member, Mrs. Rena Buell. Committees were set up for the 1967-68 club year. Burt Junior , x , High On Tour Of D-Moines BURT - Members of the Burt 7th and 8th grades had a full and exciting day Friday. At 6:45 a. m., the students, their class supervisors, Mr. FOR MEMORIAL DAY ARTIFICIAL SPRAYS & WREATHS 69c to $2.98 A large variety of flowers & colors now on display — make your own arrangements. Shipler's DRY GOODS AND VARIETY Burt, low« Try a demonstrator for 10 days no plumbing connections. The Hoover washer is the best on the market today I ALSO, HOOVER VACUUMS & APPLIANCES ! DON MITCHELL Kruse and Mrs. Brace, and chaperones, Mrs. Frank Becker and Mrs, Robert Angus, headed for Des Moines. There they toured the capltol building and saw the legislature in action. They were each greeted by Representative Karl Kiilsholm, Algona, and were presented a packet of interesting literature, etc. of their home state. They also visited the State Historical Building, Des Moines School for the Blind, and other interesting places. The rainy, damp, cold weather spoiled plans for a picnic at noon, but all appreciated the chance to sit in the bus to eat their box lunches and rest their legs. The afternoon was spent visit- ing other interesting sites ana enroute home they drove through the Iowa State University campus at Ames and had supper at Blairsburg. They arrived back in Burt about 10 p. m., tired, but highly- excited and thrilled with all they had seen and heard during the day. - o - PRIZE WINNERS A large number of friends and customers stopped in for a visit and viewed the new home of Vogel's Grocery in Burt the past weekend and registered for the many gifts given away. Mrs. Jean Grubb was the winner of the electric clock given away and the electric coffee pot was won by Helen Schwietert. Other winners included Mrs. Rudy Peter, Edna Smith, Bernice Haase, Lefle McMullen, Earl Shipler and Gerald Zwiefel. Autographed baseballs were won by Allen Jurgens, David Devine, Russell Reimers, Franklin Becker, Darren Neuman, Virgil Johnson, Jimmy Doege, Patricia Long, Dennis Miller, Roger Sarchet, Steve Karels and Bill Spry. - o - SHOWER HONOREE Shirley Ryan, bride-to-be of Perry Steward, was guest of honor at a pre-nuptial shower at the Burt Methodist church Saturday evening. Joyce Miller presided at the pest book. Corsages were presented to Shirley, her mother, Mrs. Ryan of New Sharon, and to Perry's mother, Mrs. Walter Steward. Mrs. Dick Lavrenz emceed a short program that included "The Bride's Prayer" by Ruby Hinckley; piano selections by- Joyce Spry; a skit by Barbara Harms and Linda Kadow; and a reading by Mrs. Lavrenz. Assisting Shirley in opening and displaying her gifts were Karen Bringman, Wilma Steward, Joyce Miller, Ann Lavrenz and Joyce Spry. Refreshments were served from a table decorated in Shirley's chosen colors of pink and white and centered with an apple blossom "money tree", a gift from the hostesses. Hostesses were Ruby Hinckley, Isabel Sabin, Aleeda Harms, Rose McGuire, Viola Cunningham, Ella Mae Cherland, Minerva Curtis, Beulah Davis, Frances Dittmer, Florence Koestler, Helen Johnson, Ruth Long, Linda Kadow, Arlene Marlow, Thelma Meister, Eva Shipler, Iva Marie Woltz, Teenie Steward, Gertie Moore, Mildred Mescher, Gladys Hawcott, Linda Edgington, Mary Kissner, Barbara Harms and Lillian Lavrenz. Shirley and Perry will be wed at the New Sharon Methodist church June 3. MARINERS CLUB Eleven couples of the Burt Mariners Club enjoyed a progressive dinner party and meeting Sunday evening. The evening started at the home of Rev. and Mrs.Calbreath where they and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker served punch and appetizers. They then proceeded to the Robert Angus home where a chicken main course, prepared by Mr. and Mrs. BillChristensen and Mr. and Mrs. Angus was served. The dessert course was served by Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr. after the evening's meeting at their home. Meditations of the evening were given by Russell and Ruth Patterson. The balance of the evening was devoted to a Singspiration. SIX DECADES TOGETHER SEATTLE, Wash. — "I think love, patience and understanding are the key words," declared Mrs. John w. Tracy as she and her husband celebrated their 60th wertdtne anniversary. "Without these there can be no marriage —successful or unsuccessful." Phone 924-3413 Burt, la. r ^^^^^^ •^^^•i^^- ^•^••^^^ ~^^^^—^ ~-^^—~ — Saluting the Burt High School - Class of 1967 - TOP ROW — Joyce Baumgard, Norma Harms, Paulette Arend, Diane Hoppus, Janet Cherland, Joel Chipman. SECOND ROW — Diane Johnson, Charlene Lappe, Phillip McFarland, Charlotte Lappe, Sandra Petersen, Clint Patterson. GOOD LUCK GRADUATED PHOTOS BY GLENN'S STUDIO ALGONA TOP ROW — Uiann Miller, Kobert Kuhnke, James Baer, Max Shipler, Linda Gardner, Boyd Bristow. SECOND ROW — Bernita Johnson, Linda Meyer, Nancy Acker man, Harold Lavrenz, Sandra Schrader. BURT Wishing the Graduates Success BURT CO-OP B mm mm W Good luck to the class of '67

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