The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 26, 1967 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 26, 1967
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Mary Harms Is Shower Honoree Ai Burl Church BURT - Mary Harms, bride of the near future, was honored with a pre-nuptial miscellaneous shower at the Presbyterian church Saturday evening. Mary's sister, Helen Davis, registered the guests attending. Mary, her mother, Mrs. Jesse Harms, and her fiance's mother, Mrs. Axel Carlson, were presented corsages by the hostesses. Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., emceed the program honoring the bride-to-be. Feature of the program was a skit, "The Shoes in Mary's Life", by Mrs. Frank Becker as narrator and songs by Nancy, Linda and Janet Becker. Appropriate meditations were presenced by Mrs. Mawdsley and Mrs. Bill Christensen gave a reading. Assisting Mary in opening her many gifts were her sisters, Norma Harms and Ruth Davis. Refreshments were served from a tea table decorated in Mary's chosen colors. Another sister, Mrs. Bill Champion, presided at the coffee service. Hostesses were 32 relatives and friends including Evelyn Mawdsley, Maxine Angus, .Avis Christensen, Virginia Becker, Velma Cook, Vera Fitch, Frances Smith, Doris Keith, Toots Hoppus, Mary Gebkin, Marge Lavrenz, Leona Lovstad, Esther Miller, Ruth Trunkhill, Mary Rasmussen, Hazel Stevens, Edith Tieman, Marian Westling, Esther Schrader and Myrtle Zwiefel. Iva Woltz, Phyllis Wiener, Muriel Ackerman, Pat Kohlhaas, Doris Larson, Dorothy Petersen, Marlene Stenzel, Beulah Davis, Vera Ringsdorf, Mildred Mescher, Ethel Dremmel and Evelyn Angus. - o CADET SCOUTS Members of the Cadet Girl Scout troop took advantage of their brief vacation from school and the beautiful fall day Friday to work on their challenges and badges. As part of their Social Responsibility Challenge the girls invited the 7th grade boys and the 8th grade Boy Scouts and all went to the Wayne Keith timber for a social afternoon. A surprise and interesting highlight of the afternoon was a visit around the campfire of Mr. Keith and Claude Seely who told the group the early history of that vicinity. To earn their Back Yard Cookout Badges, the Cadets entertained their guests at a dinner cooked over a bonfire. Adults accompanying the group were Mrs. Russell Patterson, Mrs. George Becker, Mrs. Mike Long, Mrs. Howard Batt, Sr., and Mrs. Duane Habegar. Burt i ^^ MI ^ ^j^ The Monitor Lone Rock Mrs. Ruby Hlnckley, News Publithtd ly Th« Upp«f DM Meln« Publlihlng Co., Algeria, Iowa Dftnnii Waller, Editor i - 0 FIREMEN MEET Nine members of the volunteer fire department answered roll call at the October meeting Thursday night. Routine business was transacted and a report on" two fire calls answered during the past week. Thursday, Oct. 19, a call was answered when a grass fire, believed started from a spark from a train, got started on the railroad right-of-way near the Frances Erpelding farm. No damage was done, but it could have burned acres of corn had it not been discovered when it was. - o Rev. Roger E. Russell, Spencer district superintendent, will be a guest at the Burt and Good Hope Methodist churches Sunday, Nov. 5. Rev. Russell will deliver the sermon at both churches during morning worship services. A date to mark on your calendar if you are looking for an evening of wonderful entertainment is Friday, Nov. 3. For on that evening, another Gilbert and Sullivan production will be presented on the stage of the Burt High School auditorium by the vocal music department under the direction of Erna Grover. A detailed resume will appear in next week's edition. Congratulations to Rev. and Mrs. Edwin Bishop on the birth of their son, Joel Roland, who arrived at St. Ann hospital, Oct. 21. The little lad, who weighed 6 Ibs., 10 oz., has a brother, Paul Allen. Mrs. Florence Firehammer, St. Josephs, Mich., arrived Wednesday for a two-week visit at the home of her daughter and family, Rev. and Mrs. Edwin Bishop, and to assist in caring .for her new grandson, Joel Roland. A family birthday dinner was held at the Raymond Westling home Sunday honoring the anniversaries of Mrs. Rose Westling and Julie Westling. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Valgene Westling and family and Mrs. Phyllis Lovstad, Marianne and Larry, Algona, and Arthur Isaacson, Stratford. -*Mr. and Mrs. Michael Scott entertained Sunday honoring the third birthday anniversary of their daughter, Armande. Guests included Armande's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Dean Andrews and Mrs. Dorothy Scott, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Andrews, Mankato, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Struthers, Algona, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gifford. Members of the Fortnightly Club will meet at the home of Jennie Whalen, Titonka, Oct. 27. Mesdames Dean Andrews, Walter Campney and Ed Fredrickson attended an all-day district Republican women meeting Burt Pair Wed 50 Years Mickey the Put your car in our hands. Let us ready it for smooth, top performance during cold-weather days ahead. From adding anti-freeze to new battery installation, we'll put your car in qood shape. Reutzel's Garage Phone-924.3315 Burt BURT- Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller were greeted by 160 relatives and friends who called to honor them on their golden wedding anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Clark Miller were hosts. Presiding at the tea and coffee services were Mrs. Miller's sister, Mrs. Owen Hopkins, her sister-in-law, Mrs. Olive Miller, and Mrs. Elsie Winters. Kitchen hostesses were Lillian Fredrickson, Ruby Hinckley, Isabel Koepke and Mary Jean Andrews. A moment of elation climaxing the happy occasion was a long distance call of congratulations from the son, Lawrence, from Tokyo, Japan. Beth Clark and Luther Miller were united in marriage at the home of her grandparents at Havelock, Oct. 23, 1917. They set up housekeeping there where Mr. Miller was assistant manager of the elevator. When World War I broke out in 1918, Mr. Miller went into the service. Upon completion of his military duties he returned to Havelock and became manager of the elevator there, continuing in that position until 1934, when the Millers moved to Titonka and he became manager of the Titonka Coop. Elevator. In 1942 he gave up that position and they moved to their home in Burt and he assumed his duties as manager of the Burt Elevator, a position he held until his retirement in Sept., 1965. He and his wife Beth are parents of two sons, Clark, who farms near Titonka, and Lawrence, with RCA in Japan. There are six grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Miller are members of the Burt Methodist church. He was recently honored as a 50-year Mason. Book Week Set Oct. 29 • Nov. 4 For Burt Folks BURT- National Book Week will be observed at the Burt public library Oct. 29-Nov. 4. For the occasion, many new books, both permanent and from the traveling library, have been shelved. Mrs. Ellwyn Stenzel, librarian, extends an invitation for all to come in, look around, check out a book, and celebrate Book Week. Among new permanent books are "Penrod", "The Yearling", "Harvest of Hope", "The Robe", "Dragon Seed", "An Old Fashioned Girl", and many others. The traveling library recently left another several hundred books. Among those are such favorites as "Dr. Zhivago", "World Aflame", "Dear Papa", "Children in the Whitehouse", "Stranger at the Gate", "One Small Candle" and "Madame Sarah." There are also many new juvenile and easy readers. - o - INSTALL MEMBER Burt Lions Monday night voted to give $25 to the Boy Scout fund drive now on. They .also voted to again sponsor the annual Halloween party for area youngsters. The boys and girls committee will be in charge of arrangements. The group also voted to continue Pancake Day and the date will be set later. Michael Scott was presented a past president's gavel by President Darrell Davis. Darryl Sparks was installed as a new member. RayGarrett, Eagle Grove, district governor, was guest of LAST THREE 19(7 RCA COLOR TELEVISIONS AT SPECIAL LOW PRICES - MUST BE MOVED NOW! NORTH CENTRAL ELECTRONICS — RCA & Grundig Sales & Service — HAROLD NELSON BURT, IOWA honor and talked briefly on "Lionism." Entertainment for the evening was furnished by Dale Lockwood ; on trumpet, Wallace Hawcott on y trombone and Russell Patterson ' on the clarinet. They played several Dixieland numbers. The seven o'clock dinner was prepared and served by Legion Auxiliary members, Thecla Christensen, Jane Scott, Genaveve Spry and Viola Becker. - o - Members of the V.F.W. Auxiliary met at the home of Hattie Schrader Tuesday evening. They voted to send a box of school supplies to Vietnam. They also voted to send the usual Christmas gifts to the Veterans Hospital at Knoxville. Members are asked to bring their articles to the meeting at the home of Maxine Bristow, Nov. 21. Members of the auditing committee, Hattie Schrader and Marge Lavrenz, will audit treasurer's books. Tuesday evening dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Andreasen were Mr. and Mrs. Carl Priebe, Fenton, and Mr. and Mrs. Perry Lowman, Algona. Following the dinner, the Lowmans entertained the group showing colored slides taken on various vacation trips. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steward received word this week of the birth of their third great-grandchild. A son, Gregory Thomas, was born to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Resler at Amery, Wise. The little lad, who arrived on Oct. 11, weighed 10 Ibs. He has a sister, Dana, 2. His mother is the former Judy Abbas. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Abbas, Crosslake, Minn. Mrs. Harley Hansen, Garner, called on Burt friends Saturday. Weekend guests at the W. W. Boettcher home were Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boettcher and family, Ankeny. Saturday evening dinner guests at the Boettcher home were the Bill Boettchers, Ankeny, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Geesman and Mrs. E. C. Weisbrod, Fenton. Weekend guests at the parental Walter Steward home were Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Abbas, Crosslake, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Steward, Madrid. They were joined Sunday by the Ray Millers of Estherville. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Abbas, Crosslake, Minn., spent from Friday to Monday at the parental Walter Steward home. The Abbas' are former Burt residents. Mr. and Mrs. Steward spent Friday in Mason City on business. The meeting of the Burt Band Mothers scheduled for Oct. 19 and postponed because of con- flicting events, will be held in the band room at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, Oct. 26. Mr. and Mrs. Vern Shipler, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shipler, Russel, Jim and Sam Shipler attended final rites for Paula Jean Butcher, 22, at Morgan, Minn. Thursday. Miss Butcher, who was fatally injured in a two- car crash seven miles from her home, was a relative of the Shiplers. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fredrickson drove to Mason City Saturday where they met their granddaughter, Michelle Miller. Miss Miller, a student at St. Olafs College, Northfleld, came to be with her paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller, on their golden wedding open house. Honor Queen Sue Blanchard At Sentral LONE ROCK-Susan Blanchard was honored Tuebday evening with a reception at the Sentral High School gym. Mrs. Kenneth Johnson, president of Band Mothers, introduced Rev. Albert Bullock, Lone Rock, and Mr. Koeppel, supt. of Sentral, and both offered congratulations to Susan on being chosen Queen at the Band Festival in Estherville. Susan was presented a gold charm from the Band Mothers and Mr. Jones presented her with a money corsage from the members of the band. The band played several numbers and Mrs. Jones led the audience in song accompanied by Mrs. Jack Nyman. Lunch was served by the Band Mothers. - o - CHURCH PLANS The U.P.W. executive board planning meeting originally scheduled for Monday will be held Friday afternoon. Sunday, Oct. 29, a covered dish dinner and fellowship hour will be held at the Lone Rock Presbyterian Church at noon. Mrs. Art Priebe will show pictures taken on her study tour this past summer. Monday, Oct. 30, items to be sent to servicemen may be brought to the church In the forenoon. Boxes will be packed in the afternoon. Anyone having names and addresses, please give them to Mrs. Delmar Fisher or Mrs. Clalr Bellinger. - o - The Warren Thompsons and Linda of Swea City, Mrs. Frank Sanfter, Mrs. Adela Thompson and Charles went last weekend to Denver, Colo., where they picked up Lyle at Lowery Air Force Base. They went from there to Pueblo, Colo, where they visited relatives and returned Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Kearn Marlow and Michelle spent the weekend at the Merwin Marlows. Mr. and Mrs. Danford Schmidt and family of Minneapolis spent from Friday till Sunday with their parents, the Fred Schmidts and the Art Zumachs. Sunday dinner guests at the Fred Schmidts were the Danford Schmidts and family, Art Zumachs and Janice, who is teaching school at Blue Earth. Tuesday morning coffee guests at Mrs. Fred Schmidt's in honor of her birthday were Mrs. Woodrow Pettit, Mrs. Marvin Marlow, Mrs, Eldon Marlow, Chris Priebe, and Michelle Person. Mr. and Mrs. Melford Mitchell and Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Mitchell and family of DesMoines spent a week recently in Detroit visiting the Pete Yellick family. Mrs. Yellick is the daughter of the Melford Mitchells, The Melford Mitchells were Sunday dinner guests of the Willard Hoverstens at Williams. A neighborhood card party was held Monday evening at the Milton Marlow home. Co-hosts were the Lyle Marlows and Eldon Marlows. High prizes went to Mrs. Wilfred Radig, Marvin Marlow and low to Mrs. Ralph Bierstedt and Dick O'Donnell. Mr. and Mrs. Leon Marlow, Utica, Mich., became parents of a son. He has three brothers and a sister. The little lad weighed 8 Ibs., 10 oz. and has been named David Neal. The maternal and paternal grandparents are the Bill Kadings and the Eldon Marlows. Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Hutchinson, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hutchinson, Lizzie &FredMeyer attended the golden wedding open house of Mrs. Lloyd Hutchinson's sister, Mr. .uid Mrs. Oscar Void, Alden, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Norman Usher, Van Nuys, Calif., became parents of their first child Oct. 5. He was named Craig Alan and weighed 6 Ibs., 10 oz. She is the former Marlys Radig, daughter of the Donald Raclies. Thursday, Oct. 26, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Des MolnM—7 COMMUNITY CALENDAR ELECTRIC & MOTOR £V SERVICE Expert service on all re- \v nd"ig and general re- po -r of electric mo'0r$. RED'S MOTOR SHOP AT NEW LOCATION - BURT, IA. - PHONE 924-3341 TUESDAY, Oct. 31 - Annual Lions Halloween party at Legion hall, 7:30 p. tn. THURSDAY, Nov. 2 - Career Day for juniors at Titonka. FRIDAY, Nov. 3 - Gilbert and Sullivan operetta at high school gym, 8 p. m. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Rev. Edwin Bishop, Pastor SUNDAY, Oct. 29 - Sunday School, 8 a. m. Divine Worship, 9 a. m. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1 - Religion Class, 6 p. m. Choir rehearsal, 8 p. m. BURT PRESBYTERIAN Rev. John Reiners, Supply Pastor SUNDAY, Oct. 29 - Divine Worship services, 8:45 a. m. Sunday School, 9:45 a. m. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1 - Circle "A" meets with ThelmaAndrea- sen; devotions by Viola Becker, 2 p. m. Circle "C" meets with Arlene Chafee; devotions by Vera Ringsdorf, 2 p. m. Circle "B" meets with Avis Christensen; devotions by Maxine Angus, 7:30 p. m. BURT METHODIST Rev. Merlin C. Davies, Pastor SUNDAY, Oct. 29 - Reformation Sunday. Divine Worship services, 9 a. m. Sunday School, 10 a. m. WEDNESDAY, Nov. 1 - W.S. C.S. meets, 2 p. m. Hostesses, Gladys Hawcott, Mary Sarchett, Alice Cole, Irma Doege, Hazel Teeter and Esther Schrader. Is Honored BURT - Ray Dremmel, lifelong resident of Burt, was recently honored at a steak fry held at the shelter house at the Frank Gotch State Park near Humboldt. Ray was presented a diamond-studded gold pin for 30 years service as a tank wagon man for Standard Oil. Prior to serving as a tank wagon man, Ray operated the Standard Oil station in Burt for eight years. CARD OF THANKS We wish to extend our most sincere thanks to friends and relatives for the flowers, cards, food and other acts of sympathy and kindness during the illness and following the death of our loved one. TheFrederickSchult/. Family. (82*) 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 Our big, new 1500 buiheli per hour drier is now operating in full twing. Take advantage of your investment and make arrangement! to have your corn dried. We Invite you to take a look at thtt fait and efficient drier In operation. It It our goal to remain continually progressive — so that we can provide you with the finest of service. BURT CO-OP ELEVATOR Ronald Jurgens, Mgr. BURT, IA. Phone 924-3241 NEW CAR LOANS Got your eye set on one of the oustanding new 1968 cars? Stop in at the Burt Savings Bank and make that dream become reality with a new car loan - at low, low bank rates. So go ahead, look over the new cars. Then come and see us for easy financing. Burt Savings Bank Member F.D.I.C,

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