WSCS Elects At Good Hope D.,** Melh. Church »"•• Ihe Monitor ' BURT-Newly elected officers of the Good Hope W.S.C.S. met at the home of J^ne Bjustrom the president-t",-ct last Tuesday a/ternoon ana neld the Officer's Training School. The Society program for 1967-68 year was discussed and officers elect instructed as to their duties for the next year. Officers elected and who will be installed by Rev. Merlin Davies during Sunday morning Worship Services on Sunday, May 21 are: Mrs. Q, A. Bjustrom * president; Mrs. Merlin Davies - hon- ofay vice president; Mrs. Lawrence Dittmer - acting vice president; Mrs. William Champion - recording secretary; Mrs. Clailde Seely - assistant secretary; Mrs. Raymond Vigdal - teasurer; Mrs. Ralph Taylor assistant treasurer . Commision chairmen elected are: Mrs. E. E. Hanna - Christian Social Relations; Mrs. James Dodds - program materials; Mrs. James Knoll local church concern; Mrs. C. S. Shipler - missionary education; Mrs. Marvin Kueck - membership cultivation; Mrs. Dan Fisher - spiritual life; Mrs. Glenn Jenkinson - supply; Mrs. James Camp - campus ministry; Mrs. Orville Holdren - roll call; Mrs. Leonard Dittmer - assistant roll call chairman. Following the afternoon's instruction period, the society year book were made out. - o - Beulah Davis, who holds the office of "Electa" in Kossuth Chapter. O.E.S. was presented and honored at last week's meeting of the Chapter. Shirley Amesbury, Worthy Matron read an inspiring "Mother's" reading honoring Mrs. Davis, who represents the "Mother" point of the Eastern Star. She was also honored with a vocal solo by Doris Miller, accompanied by Mary ; Georgia Hanson. Also pre- ented and honored were all "Past Electas" present. Each was presented a floral memento from Mrs. Amesbury. Members made plans for the Chapter's "Friendship Night", June 13. Irene Bjustrom chairman of the event announced that invitations had been sent eight area chapters to attend and each had been asked to furnish anum- »nby Hlitcktoy, Ntwi Pwbliihtd By th« Upp.r D.I Mein.i Pob!iihin fl Co., Alftono, Iowa A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS ber for the program. Members also voted to hold their annual family picnic, at Crystal Lake on Sunday, June 25. Clark Miller, worthy patron will be in charge of arrangements. Members of the Eastern Star also voted to prepare and serve a dinner for the local Masonic Lodge. Grand Lodge Officers will attend and be guests of the local lodge. Two local lodge brothers will also be honored and presented 50- year pins and certificates. - o - Eleven members of the past mastrons club and two guests enjoyed a 9 o'clock May Day Brunch in the home of Lefie McMullen on Thursday morning. Assisting Lefie in preparing and serving the Brunch were Gladys Hawcott and Millie Klamp. A business meeting followed the brunch with the President Gladys Hawcott presiding. Officers for the 1967-68 club year were elected. They are Ellen Holmgren president; Ruby Hinckley- vice president; Erma Pratt - secretary - treasurer, and Lulu Hawcott - Historian. Mr. and Mrs.HarleyTroutman Jr., Kim, Laura, and Joe were Thursday evening supper guests at the Harley TroutmanSr.home. The occasion. honored the birthday anniveersary of Harley Jr. Mrs. Jack Trunkhill entertained a group of ladies at her home on Thursday evening. Mr. andMrs.QuentinBjustrom entertained at dinner on Sunday honoring Mrs. Otto Harlanonher birthday anniversary. Guests included the Honoree and her husband, Otto. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Larson, Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Dittmer, Milan Bjustrom, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lindhorst, Rhonda and Timmy, and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Dittmer and Valarie. Afternoon guests were Mrs. John Thompson and John of Minneapolis. Mrs. Jessie Rash was a Mother's Day guest in the home of her son, John and family, Algona. Other guests included Mrs. John Rash's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyer, Lotts Creek, and Mrs. Betty Webb, Algona. Mother's Day guests at the John Geesman home were Mr. and Mrs. Larry Gisch and family, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Eddy, Forest City, Mr. and Mrs. John Geesman and family, Greene, and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Geesman and family, Ringsted. Mr. and Mrs. Jay D. Andrews, Mankato, spent the weekend at the parental Dean Andrews home. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Nestor and children, Worthington, Minn., spent Mother's Day with her mother, Mrs. Erma Pratt. Spending Sunday with their mother, Mrs. Kate Groen, were Mr. and Mrs. John Groen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gettman and family, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Langfitt, all of Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Devine and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dixon, Tony and Sandi, and Jimmy Doege, all of Burt. Other guests included Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Langfitt, Grand Junction. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Rentz have purchased the former Farm Service office house. Mr. Rentz plans extensive remodeling and will then rent it. The house is large enough for a couple. Mother's Day supper guests of Mrs; Ella Meyer were Rev. and Mrs. Henry Friedrich of Marcus and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and family. Mr. and Mrs. Eu Claire Meyer, Terry and Brenda were morning visitors. Westinghouse REFRIGERATOR FREEZER * FROST FREE * TWO DOOR * 14,0 CU. FEET J 80 ONLY *• 0 I Westinghouse Sales and Service DON MITCHELL Phone 924-3413 Burt, la. Sharon Harson Of Lone Rock Is Engaged SHARON HARSON Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Harson, Lone Rock, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Sharon, to Allan Cornwell, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Cyril Cornwell of Osage. Miss Harson is a graduate of Sentral High School and will shortly complete training at the Bernel Hairstyling College, Ft. Dodge. Her fiance graduated from Osage High School and is a member of the U.S. Air Force, stationed at Ellsworth Air Force Base, but presently in Guam. A fall wedding is planned. Many Mothers Day Visitors In Burt Homes BURT - Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller and Joyce, Estherville, were Mother's Day guests at ;^he Walter Steward home. Jane Barklou spent the weekend and Mother's Day with her mother, Helen Schwietert. Other guests Sunday included Lorena Roark and Dellman Schwietert. Mother's Day guests of Mrs. Gertrude Moore were Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gifford and family, Ft. Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. Newton Hieter, Algona. Saturday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shipler were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Westling, Barnum,andMrs. Ray Westling and Vickie. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Chipman entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of the confirmation of Cynthia, Linda and John. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Chipman, Mrs. Clara Van Steenberg and Joel Chipman. Saturday supper and evening guests at the Ray Westling home were Art Isaacson, Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Westling, Barnum, and Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shipler. Sunday guests at the Bill Giddings home in honor of Craig's confirmation were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Wolfe and Susan and Guy Giddings, LuVerne; Mr. and Mrs. Rodney Giddings, Spirit Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Joe Fosnaugh and Mrs. Minnie Hines, Algona; and Mrs. Nora Garner, The guests also came to see Grandma Giddings on Mother's Day. Sunday dinner guests at the Ray Westling home in honor of Vickie's confirmation were Arthur Isaacson, Stratford, Mr, and Mrs. Valgene Westling, Julie and Nancy, Mr. and Mrs. Larry Westling and Craig, Algona, Mrs, Rose Westling and Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shipler. Mr. and Mrs. Darrell McFarland entertained at dinner Sunday in honor of their son David's confirmation. Guests included Mr, and Mrs. Lawrence Riedel and Betty, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Long and Stevie, and Roger Ditsworth, all of Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bjustrom, Tommy and Lisa, Wliittemore; Mr. and Mrs. Doyle McFarland and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Davis, Lenny and Kim. Mother's Day guests at the parental Martin Becker home, Algona, were Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Becker, Steve and Susan, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr. and family, all of Burt; also Mr. and Mrs. Thees Schnackenberg, Darrel Trauger,. LuVerne; and Ethyl Hain, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Dave Weston, Winnebago, m., became parents of a baby daughter, May 10. The little miss arrived at Rockford, HI., and weighed 5 Ibs., 14 oz. She was named Laura Edith. She has a brother, Eric, 11. Grandparents are M. J. Trunk- hill, Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. 0. S. Weston, Kellogg. Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Jandl, rural Burt, are great-grandparents. Mrs. Weston is the former Delores Trunkhill. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Trunkhill spent from Friday through Sunday at the Weston home, becoming acquainted with the new granddaughter. Sunday guests at the Lawrence Doege home were Mr. and Mrs. Corvin Thomas, Scranton. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Adams, Algona, called in the evening. Presbyterians At Burt In New Church BURT - The Burt Presbyterian members held their first Services of Worship in their new church Sunday morning, although work is not entirely completed. It is hoped that a dedication will be held sometime in June. The congregation gathered at the new church and after a few words by Rev. Calbreath, he led the choir and the congregation back to the old church for a short farewell cermony to the sanctuary that has been a place of worship for over eighty years. The choir sang, Rev. Calbreath spoke, and pictures taken before returning to the new edifice for the balance of the morning worship service. A class of 10 youths were corn- confirmed during morning worship services at the Methodist church on Sunday morning. Members of the class, taught for 16 weeks and confirmed by Rev. Merlin Davies, were Sandra Lov- ' ; stad, Phillip Lovstad, Cynthia. Chipman, Linda Chipman,-John : Chipman, Barbara Hamilton, •>. .Craig Giddings, Vickie Westlingy; ; David McFarland and Roger Sar- f chet. - o- Congratulations to the members of the junior mixed chorus and their director, Mrs. Erna Grover and to the members of the junior band and their director, Paul Espe, for their wonderful performance at the Junior Instrumental and Vocal Concert on Thursday evening. These elementary students are indeed an asset to the Burt school and community. Congratulations again I - o - Mrs. Jean Lockwood was very much surprised on Wednesday afternoon when guests invited by her mother, Mrs. Milford Smith, dropped in to help celebrate her birthday anniversary. The guests included Leona Lacy, Gertie Ackerman, Marian Westling and Jenny Riebhoff. The afternoon was spent visiting and Jean received lovely gifts from her surprise visitors. Nine members of the U and I Club answered roll call at the home of Maxine Angus, on Wednesday afternoon with "a tribute to mother". Following a brief business meeting, the afternoon was spent visiting. Frances Dittmer will be hostess in her home for the June meeting of the club on June 13. Mrs. J. L. Miller, supply chairman of the local W.S.C.S. wishes to announce that the Good Will Industries truck will be in Burt Wednesday, June 7. Anyone wishing to donate anything to this worthy cause should bring it to the Miller residence before that date. If you wish an empty bag to fill you may pick one up at the Miller home. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller were Mother's Day guests at tt;e Clark Miller home, Titonka. Burt Calendar OF COMMUNITY EVENTS COMMUNITY EVENTS THURSDAY - May 18 - All- school Play, 8 p. m. Firemen's meeting, 8 p. m. FRIDAY, May 19 - Annual Awards Day exercises, school auditorium, 2:30 p. m. SUNDAY, May 21 - Baccalaureate services, school audi- "Sorry you're too late for the coffee break — anything we can do to make It up to you?" torium, 8 p. m. TUESDAY, May 23 - Graduation for class of 1967, school auditorium, 8 p..m. THURSDAY, May 25 - Last day of school. CHURCH CALENDAR BURT PRESBYTERIAN Rev. Bruce Calbreath, Pastor SUNDAY, May 21 - Sunday School, 9 a. m. Divine Worship Services, 10:15 a. m. Junior high youth meeting, 3;30to5p.m. TUESDAY, May 23 - Men's Fellowship Breakfast at Cunningham's Tea Room, 6:30 a. m. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Rev. Arnold Vehling, Pastor SUNDAY, May 21 - Divine Worship Services, 8 a. m. Sunday School, 9 a. m. TUESDAY, May 23 - Religion Class, 6 to 7:45 p. m. BURT METHODIST Rev. Merlin C. Davies,"Pastor SUNDAY; May 21 - Divine Worship Services, 9 a. m. Installation of W.S.C.S. officers, and Sunday School, 10 a. m. Every member visitation - 1:30 p. m. Pastor speaks at baccalaureate services, 8 p. m. WEDNESDAY, May 24-Fidelis Class meets with Jessie Rash and Clara Graham, 2 p. m. GOOD HOPE METHODIST Rev. Merlin C. Davies, Pastor THURSDAY, May 18-M.Y.F. and Confirmation Class, 7:30 p. m. Memorial Committee meets, 8:30 p. m. SUNDAY, May 21 - Sunday School, 10 a. m. Divine Worship Services, and Installation of W.S. C.S. officers, 11 a. m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Lone Rock, Iowa Rev. Albert C. Bullock, Pastor SUNDAY, May 21 - Morning Worship, 10 a. m. Sunday Church School, 11 a. m, THURSDAY, May 18-U.P.W. Circle meetings as scheduled. Topic: "A Mind For Joy." TUESDAY, May 23 - Adult Bible Study, 8 p. m. WEDNESDAY, May 24-Choir Rehearsal, 7:30 p. m. All High Cast In Play, May 18 BURT - If it's a "never-to- be-forgotten" evening's entertainment you want, then come to the Burt Community School auditorium at 8 p. m. Thursday, May 18. A mystery-comedy, "Finders Creepers" will be presented by an all-high school cast. Taking part in the play are the following students: Dan Long, Wayne Lavrenz, Linda Becker, Janet Becker, Clint Patterson, Diane Hoppus, Diane Person, Kathy Patterson, Steven Grubb, Harold Lavrenz, Debbie Stenzel, Mark Mawdsley, Warren Waltman, John Fries and Sandra. Mrs. Paul Espe is the director. 7 Burt Girls In State Meet BURT - The seven girls who qualified for the State Track Meet and the alternate, Charlene Lappe, and Coach and Mrs. Larry Coney, spent Saturday at the State Meet in Des Moines. The girls qualified for the shuttle hurdle relay, the mile relay and the 80 meter hurdle. Girls taking part in one or more of the events were Charlotte Lappe, Nancy Ackerman, Kathi Lappe, Patricia Schrader, Linda Becker, Janet Becker and Lennice Waltman. Be Sure Your Tractor Is Giving You 100% Make certain your Irac- for is operating at 100"* for the best results this year. Let us give it a once- over. Expert repair work done at minimal prices on any tractor, car or truck. You name it, we can do it! Reutzel's Garage Phone 924-3315 Burt Lone Rock Dinnfo Wofto, Thursday, May 18, 1967 Algona, (fa.) Upper Des Mofnes-9 Charlotte Lappe qualified for all three events. ELECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rewinding and general repair of electric motors. RED'S MOTOR SHOP Burt, Iowa Phone 924-3413 elevator 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 —— * IBANK SERVICES IFOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY <\*-^i h j ' <•''•* * j \ I 1 *s. ^ ±\ f v «/ i Banking with us is a family affair. Your boy or girl will be interested in our savings account service. A little saving will help develop thrifty habits for tomor. row. If you have teen-agers earning their own money, acquaint them with our checking account. It's an easy, safe way to carry money or pay bills. 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