The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 31, 1967 · Page 24
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 31, 1967
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Thursday, Aug. 31, 1967 Algona (la.) Uppftr De* Moines-7 Burt The Monitor tone Rock Mrs. Rubv Hinckley, News J942 Burt Grads Meet n Bl f - "Boy, how things have changed in 25 years I" This is just one of many, many subjects of conversation overheard when nine members of the Burt High School class of 1942 and their spouses met at Cunningham's Cafe August 19 for a 25-year reunion. An evening of many recalled memories of high school days followed dinner. Leslie Graham acted as master of ceremonies for a short program that included reading of the class history by Betty Stewart Donnelly and the class prophecy by Margaret Richman Flohrs. Several class members were recognized for special reasons. Richard Bristowwas recognized for having the most children and grandchildren. Leslie Graham was recognized for coming the farthest to attend the reunion and all present agreed that Margaret Flohrs and Gordon Graham had changed the most. A moment of silent meditation was held in memory of Donald Johns, member of the class, who gave his life in service. Members and their spouses present, left to right, front: Donald Weber, Bancroft; Margaret Richman Flohrs, Trimont, Minn.; Betty Stewart Donnelly, Fairmont; and Leslie Graham, Marshalltown. In back, left to right: Richard Bristow, LuVerne; Kenneth Hammerstrom, Riceville; Richard Groen, Algona; Gordon Graham, New Hampton; and Harold Becker, Burt. Betty Donnelly, Margaret Flohrs and Harold Becker were in charge of planning and arranging the 25th anniversary. The group voted to hold another reunion in five years. Committee appointed to plan it were Kenneth Hammerstrom, Gordon Graham, Donald Weber and Mrs. Margaret Ringsdorf Storck. Lions At Burt Hear Talk By Ex-Resident BURT - Burt Lions were privileged to hear Jerry McMullen tell of his experiences of the past year while a faculty member at the high school at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, northern Canada. The high school at Whitehorse has quite a large enrollment as it is the only one in the entire Yukon territory. In business transacted at their meeting Monday night, members voted to hold Guest Night in September with prospective members as guests. Supt. Harry Haven was initiated into the club as a new member by President Davis. The boys and girls committee reported to-the club that approval had been received from the town council and American Legion to place playground equipment in the city park. They were instructed to shop for the equipment. A committee was appointed to act as a board of approval for local Boy Scout troop members earning badges, etc. They were Kenneth Cook, Al Hinckley, Fred Davis, Walter Campney and Mike Scott. WHEN PLANNING YOUR VACATION - DON'T FORGET INSURANCE 0 Travel < • Liability McMULLEN - RACHUT INSURANCE Boat • Car • Personal Burt G. H. McMullen gave an interesting talk on "Lions International - What it means to Lions locally and abroad." Guests at the evening dinner and meeting were John Long, Billings, Mont., Neal NcMullen, Newell, Jerry McMullen and Duane Hinckley. Legion Auxiliary ladies preparing and serving the dinner were Genevieve Graham, Mary Nelson, Helen Wermers and Celia Scott. - o Layton Rash, son of Mrs. Jessie Rash, recently graduated from Fullerton State College, Fullerton, Calif., and has accepted a position withTechnicon, Inc. as field representative in the Los Angeles area. He is now attending a 3 1/2 month company training school in New York, after which he will return to California. Enroute to New York he visited his sisters and families at Nashville, Tenn. and Forest Heights, Maryland. He plans to visit his mother enroute back to California. Mrs. Jessie Rash received word the past week from Mrs. Roy Vanderhof telling of the recent death of her father at Pequot Lakes, Minn. The Vanderhofs were Burt residents when he was industrial arts instructor in the Burt school. They now reside at Venice, Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McMullen left Wednesday for Galloway, Nebr. where they will make their Teachers To The Burt School System H> » »'»T9Ty » a » B a t \ t We would like to take this opportunity to welcome you to our community and to our school system. As residents of Burt, we are proud of our town, our businesses and particularly our children, We strive to provide them with the finest education end we are happy to have your guidance. To the teachers of the 1 967*68 school year, we welcome you ! yiy^_ti.yMt.aQ^oj^ BURT SAVINGS BANK MiMBER F,D,I,C. Published ly Th« Upptr Dtt Mo!n»« Publllhlhg Co., Al§«no, Iowa ftonnte W0N*f f Mftftt home. Jerry has accepted the position of high school principal for the coming school year. The McMullens have been guests the past six \veeks of his parents, the G. H. McMullens. During the past year, both Mr. and Mrs. McMullen taught in the high school at Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, northern Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gebken visited the Gordon Happels, Humboldt, Tuesday. Mrs. Happel returned the end of the week from Ft. Dodge hospital where she had undergone major surgery. Class Of '55 From Burt Has Get-Together BURT — Several members of the Burt High School graduating class of 1955 and their spouses enjoyed dinner Saturday evening at Charlie's Supper Club. Following dinner, the group went to the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Davis, Algona, for an evening of visiting and reminiscing. The evening honored the David Millers, Chino, Calif., who are visiting relatives here. Class members and spouses attending were David Miller and his wife, Linda, Chino, Calif.; Dennis Hammerstrom and wife Janice, Minneapolis; Donald Riebhoff and wife, Ann, Lone Rock; Jerry Davis and wife, Mary, Algona; Betty Harms Champion and husband, Bill, Swea City; Barbara Dittmer Meyer and husband, EuClaire, Burt; Shirley Peter Kline and husband, Charles, Algona; and Georgia Angus Christensen, Algona. Mary Harms Of Burt To Wed In October Phyllis Wiegand Of Burt Is Wed To Laurens Man GOOD HOPE METHODIST Rev. Merlin C. Davies, Pastor FRIDAY. Sept. 1 - W.S.C.S. Guest Day, 2 p. m. SUNDAY, Sept. 3 - Sunday School, 9:30 a. m. Divine Worship, 10:30 a. m. Beginning Sunday, Sept. 10, sen-ices will £u liack to - Sun>da\ School, 10 a. m.; Divine UVorship Services, 11 a. m. I PRESHYTEH1AN CHURCH Lone Rock,Iowa iev. All'ert C. Bullock, Pastor FRIDAY, Sept. 1 - The ladies of the Lono Rock cliurch .ire invited to Guest Da\ at the Good Hojie Methodist church, 2 p. in. SUNDAY. Sept. 3 - Mornin.' A'orship, 10 a. m. Sunday School, .1 a. in. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6-Session meeting, 8 p. m. COMMUNITY CALENDAR MONDAY, Sept. 4-TownCoun- cil meets, 7:30 p. m. TUESDAY, Sept. 5- American Lepon and Auxiliary, 8 p. in. THURSDAY, Sept. 7- Kossuth bxige meets, 8 p. m. It pays to shop locally LECTRIC & MOTOR V SERVICE Expert service On all re- wndi'ig and general re- pa r of eiectric molOrj RED'S MOTOR SHOP AT NEW LOCATION - BURT, IA. - PHONE 924-3341 MARY HARMS BURT - Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Harms announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Ellen, to Norman Carlson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Axel Carlson of Burt. Miss Harms is employed at Swanson's, Inc. in Algona. Mr. Carlson is an auditor for Farmers Grain Dealers Association, Des Moines. An October wedding is being planned. - o - COURT OF HONOR Thirteen members of Burt Boy Scout troop were presented second class badges at a special Court of Honor meeting Thursday evening at the town hall. Former assistant Scoutmaster Jerry Koestler presented the badges, while Scoutmaster Bill Giddings and his assistants, Jim Redemske and Joel Chipman, looked on. Also present for the special honors were a committee representing the sponsoring organization, the Lions Club. Lion's President Darrell Davis spoke to the group. Boys receiving badges were David McFarland, Chuckie Schrader, Chuck Gifford, Bob and Dave Devine, John Chipman, Joel Jentz, Allen Jurgens, Dennis and Jeff Miller, Craig Giddings, Steve Becker and David Hansen. Phyllis Grace Wiegand, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Weigand, Burt, and Richard Lee Stockwell, son of Mrs. Alice Stockwell and the late Clarence Stockwell, Laurens, were united in marriage Sunday, Aug. 20 at St. John's Lutheran Church, Burt. Pastor Edwin Bishop officiated at the double ring ceremony. The bride was escorted down the aisle by her father. Matron of honor was Mrs. Jerry Hall, cousin of the bride. Best man .was Neal Ramsey. Candlelighters were Dennis Wiegand and Eugene Drager. Mrs. Wilfred Radig, church organist, accompanied Mrs. Charles Kline who sang. Ushers were Dennis Wiegand, Eugene Drager, Dean Stockwell and Darrell Stockwell. A reception for the guests was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. Mrs. Boyd Shipler had the guest book. Mrs. Robert Arend and Mrs. Charles Dearchs served punch. Mrs. Harry Henderson poured coffee. Mrs. EuClaire Meyer cut the wedding cake. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kline were dining room hosts. Judy Thompson and Darlene Heinrich opened gifts. Waitresses were Diane Pederson, Susan Lovstad, Marlene Heinrich, Trudy Betts and Judy Thompson. The bride is a 1964 graduate of Algona High School and since has been employed at the ASCS office in Algona. She will continue working at the ASCS office at Pocahontas. The groom is a 1961 graduate of Laurens High School and is employed at Iowa Industrial Hydraulics at Pocahontas. After a wedding trip they will be at home at Laurens. (Glenn's Studio Photo) School, 9:45 a. m. Mariners meeting, 7:30 p. m. WEDNESDAY, Sept. 6-U.P.W. Circles meet, 2 p. m. and 7:30 p.m. Circle A-Hostesses, Viola Becker and Grace Trenary; Circle B - Hostesses, Beulah Dundas and Hilda Gifford; Circle C-Hostess, Vera Fitch. - o BURT METHODIST Rev. Merlin C. Davies, Pastor SUNDAY, Sept. 3 - Sunday School promotion day. Divine Worship Services, 9 a. m. Sunday School, 10 a. m. WEDNESDAY, Sept. G - W.S. C.S. meets, 2 p. m. Hostesses are Leona Lovstad, Gertrude Ackerman, Bernadine Opheim, Jenny Riebhoff, Ethel Smith and Vera Schwietert. Program Genevieve Graham and Lefie McMullen. Official Board Meeting, 8 p. m. - o - Be Sure Your Tractor Is Giving You 100% Make certain your tractor 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 Bvrf CHURCH NEWS ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Rev. Edwin Bishop, Pastor SUNDAY, Sept. 3 - Sunday School, 8 a. m. Divine Worship Services, 9 a. m. THURSDAY, Sept. 7 - Ladies Aid, 2 p. m. Hostesses are Dorothy Marlow, Marieta Boderius and Isabel Koepke. Market Basket - Ivadel Riggert, Elizabeth Radig and Lana Trunkhill. - o BURT PRESBYTERIAN Rev. John Rieners, Supply Pastor SUNDAY, Sept. 3-Divine Worship Services, 8:30 a. m. Sunday CARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPMAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. B. CHIPMAN, PHONf BURT, RES. 924-3431 EVERYTHING MUST GO! RUMMAGE SALE CONTINUES! Entire Stock Drastically Reduced! If you haven't shopped this closing out sale lin Burt, then you've missed thousands of bar-l [gains. But it's not too late - there are hundreds Imore-all merchandise reduced tremendously ...[ i OFF DRY GOODS & VARIETY BURT, IOWA

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