The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 2, 1967 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, November 2, 1967
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Band Mothers At Hurt To Serve Dinners BURT - Burt Band Mothers met in the school band room Thursday evening. Twelve members answered roll call. Entertainment for the evening was furnished by a brass quartet; Ruth Long, Sandra Ortman, Connie Sheirbon and Mr. Espe, who played several selections. Members decided to serve coffee and cookies following the operetta Nov. 3, and following the band concert, Nov. 16. They also voted to serve the annual Lions Club guest dinner in December and the Federal Land Bank dinner, Feb. 1. Following the meeting, members worked on operetta costumes for students needing them. Mr. Espe announced the fall band concert would be held at the high school auditorium, Thursday evening, Nov. 16. Because of the concert there will be no Band Mother's meeting in November. Hostesses Thursday evening were Alice Fraser, Doris Ruhnke and Ruth 0. Patterson. - o 4-H MEETING The October meeting of the Burt Blue Birds 4-H Club was held at the home of Rachelle Sarchet Saturday. Jean Lynch gave an interesting demonstration on the care of furniture. Making a lap- back pillow was demonstrated by -Rachelle Sarchet, and an interesting arrangement of plant life was shown by Cheryl Kruse. Talks were given by Sharon Tigges, Lennice Waltman and Cheryl Kruse. Plans were made for the annual Award Night which will be held at the Legion hall, Nov. 13. A reminder to the girls that each family represented is to bring 1 1/2 dozen cookies for refreshment hour. The girls planned their part in the evening's program at a special meeting held Friday, Oct. 20. Attending the special meeting were the leaders, Beryl Soderberg and Mary Anne Coady, and club officers. Lennice Waltman will be hostess to the club at her home Nov. 11. - o Mr. and Mrs. Bob Carlson, Robbie and Roger were weekend WASH ANu ^RY 1-10 LOADS IN LESS THAN AN HOUR (20 minute washl) Always plenty of hot rainsoft water. Open 24 hours a day I J & D LAUNDROMAT Burt, Iowa A COMPLETE LINf OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS ^ror JJ eme • IMRT• 9244387 PON MIMWJ Burt The Monitor Thursday, Nov. 2, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper Oes MolilM— 7 Lone Rock Mrs. Ruby Hinckley, News Published By fh« Upptr D*i MolftM Publlihlng Co., Al|*ho, Iowa Dennis Waller, Editor Burt Has Lively Council Race GEORGE BECKER guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Axel Carlson. They came for the wedding of his brother, Norman Carlson and Mary Harms. Sunday guests at the parental Carlson home were Mr. and Mrs. Phil Carlson and family and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Carlson and Jeffrey, all of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. John Rash and family spent Saturday with his mother, Mrs. Jessie Rash. Nancy Ackerman and Nancy Becker, both students at Estherville J. C., spent the weekend at the parental Earl Ackerman and Frank Becker homes. The Howard Salisburys are now settled in their new home recently purchased from the Harley O. Hansens. The Salisburys are retiring from active farming as soon as the crop is in. Mrs. Robert RichterspentSat- urday at Storm Lake where she visited Buena Vista College with her son Dennis who is planning to attend the college. The Paul McNeills, Spirit Lake, called on Burt friends Saturday and attended the Harms- Carlson wedding. Monday coffee guests at the Merwin MarlowswereMesdames Russell Jensen, Dick O'Donnell, Georgia Marlow, George Kissner, Bernard Miller, Dave Lynch, William Marlow, Lyle Marlow, Harlan Marlow and Eldon ^ Marlow. ' Dinner guests at the Lyle Marlows in honor of Lyle's birthday were Mrs. Georgia Marlow, the Eugene Marlows, Rodney and Michael, and the John Bellingers and John. Linda O'Donnell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dick O'Donnell spent the weekend at the home of her parents. Linda is attending LaJames Beauty School of Culture, Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Cornwell spent the weekend at the home of her parents, the Gene Har- sons. Many ladies from this area attended the bridal shower for Cathie O'Donnell, daughter of Bernard O'Donnell, at St. John's church basement Thursday evening. Executive board meeting of the U.P.W. was held Friday at the home of Mrs. Delmer Fisher. The Bernard Millers called Sunday at the Keith Kerber home at Emmetsburg. The Frank Flaigs were Sunday dinner guests at the C. W. Heerdt's, Burt. In the afternoon they visited Jim Ackerman, twin brother of Mrs. Flaig, who is a patient at the Hospital in Britt. Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Krueger and Bill Lint, St. Paul, were weekend guests at the Al Kruegers. They were all guests of the Melvin Meyers, SweaCity, Sunday for the baptism of their infant son, Michael Lee. Other guests at the Meyers were the Arnold Meyers and the Wayne Meyers and Pam, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Meyer were the baby's sponsors. Eleven members answered roll call at the October meeting of the Fidelis Class at the home of Lulu Hawcott Wednesday. Gladys Hawcott was in charge of the program. The group discussed various fund raising projects, but no projects were adopted. Selina Clifton entertained the group with organ selections. Parent-teacher conferences at the Burt school have been scheduled for Monday, Dec. 4 and $ schedule of visits will be worked out soon. Report cards were sent home Nov. 1. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Soderberg were weekend guests at the home of their son and family, the Phillip Soderbergs at RCH Chester, Minn. Mrs. Ronald Ortman attended final rites for her aunt, Mrs. Mary Fritz, at Titonka Friday. Mrs. Jack Trunkhill entertained a group of ladies at her home Tuesday evening. E. E. (RED) PETTIS CLAIRE REUTZEL BURT - City election on Nov. 7 finds five Burt residents seeking a seat on the town council. The terms of E. P. Fredrickson and George Becker expire. Both have filed for re-election. Fredrickson has held a seat on the council for the past 16 years. He is depot agent for the Northwestern in Burt. Becker in seeking his second term on the city council. He is a veteran of World War n and a member of the American Legion at Burt. He is a salesman for a wholesale lumber company. Experiencing their first try for council duty are E. E. "Red" Pettis, Ray Dremmel and Claire Reutzel. Pettis is a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He holds membership in both the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Legion. He owns and operates Red's Motor and Appliance shop in Burt. He has been in business for himself for four years and prior to that was employed by Engstrom's Electric for four years. He is a volunteer fireman. Ray Dremmel has been a Burt resident all his life and just recently was awarded a gold pin set with a diamond for 3tJ years as a tank wagon man for Standard Oil. He is president of the Burt Independent Telephone Co. Claire Reutzel; also a young business man, operates Reutzel's Garage. He has lived in Burt 15 years and is a member of the volunteer fire department. ROY DREMMEL E. P. FREDRICKSON Burt Girl Scouts, Brownies Hosts To Mothers, Oct. 26 Families Will Visit School At Burl Soon - 0 WOMAN'S CLUB Members of the Burt Woman's Club met Monday night and adopted the budget set for the new club year as reported by Thecla Christensen. Interesting book reviews were given by Ruth 0. Patterson and Leona Lacy. A film strip, "The United States and the World" was shown with Mary Smith narrating the story. Darlene Herrick and Iva Jurgens reported on the sixth district Woman's Club meeting held recently at Humboldt. Colleen and Becki Kruse entertained the group with a piano duet, "Hungarian Dance No. 5." Hostesses for Monday's meeting at the home of Thecla Christensen were Mrs. Christensen, Lulu Hawcott and Helen Vogel. Nov. 6 the club will meet at the home of Mary Smith with Mary Jean Andrews assisting hostess. Program theme of the evening will be "Education." - o - PLAN POT-LUCK Members of the American Legion and Auxiliary will hold their annual Veterans Day potluck supper at 6:30 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 7. The event is annually held on All-Veterans Day, but because of conflicting events it is planned one week earlier. This is open to all veterans and their families. Each family attending is asked to bring a covered dish and their own table service. BUHT - Members of the Burt Brownie and Girl Scout troops were hostesses at an investiture tea at the grade school library on Thursday after school. Guests included the girls' mothers and the five girls who became Brownies and received their Brownie pins and badges. They were Debbie Christensen, Janie Hoppus, Pamela Strange, Dawn Opheim and Dawn Reutzel. Opening the after noon program was an impressive flag ceremony by several of the girls and the singing of America by all. Girls of the junior Girl Scout troop who had been working toward their dance badges, entertained by doing demonstrations of the waltz, the fox trot, a rock and roll dance and a square dance, under the supervision of their leaders Darlene Herrick and Vera Bradley. Mrs. Russell Patterson presented various badges and stars to the girls who had earned them. Badges given were "Backyard Fun", "Sewing", "Cooking" and "Pen Pal." The Cadet troop chose their troop crest - The Star of Bethlehem flower crest. Refreshments were served from a tea table decorated in fall colors and centered with a harvest centerpiece, created by the Cadet girls. - o CONGRATULATIONS Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Davis on the birth of a 10 lb., 1 1/2 oz. son, Scott Allen, born at St. Ann hospital early Saturday, Oct. 28. The little lad has a brother, Lenny, and a sister, Kim, to welcome him into the family circle as do his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis and Mr. and Mrs. Darrell McFarland. - o Mrs. Earl Ackerman returned recently from a visit at the home of their daughter, Janet, at John Day, Ore. Janet accompanied her mother home for a week's visit. Enroute back to Burt they visited at Salt Lake City and at the home of Mrs. Ackerman's brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Carlisle at Denver, Colo. Mrs. C. W. Heerdt and Dennis and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Flaig, Lone Rock, visited Jim Ackerman, who is hospitalized at the Britt hospital. Mr. Ackerman is a brother of Mrs. Heerdt and Mrs. Flaig. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Klamp, Algona, spent Saturday with Mrs. Lottie Isenberger. Laurnetta Waltman, Beth Hamilton and Lydia Manus spent Thursday and Friday with Glee and Beulah Bullock at their home in Milton, la. The ladies got in on the first big snow of the season there as between two and three inches of the white stuff fell there. Diane Miller spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Betty Miller and brother and sister. LIVE MUSIC - Saturday, Nov. 4 - featuring The Troubadors DON'S PLACE BURT - American Education Week will be observed in the schools throughout the United States, Nov. 5-12. Observances vary greatly because there is also a tradition that parents are welcome to visit at any time. The Burt Community school will observe the week by extending a special invitation for visiting classes, etc. So that all parents will not be visiting on the same day, a plan has been arranged for parents to visit. All families whose names begin with the letters A, B, C. orD will visit Nov. 6; E, F, G and H.Nov. 7; I, J, K and L, Nov. 8; M, N, 0, P, Q and R, Nov. 9; S, T, U, U, V, W, X, Y and Z, Nov. 10. In addition to visiting their child's room, all are welcome to stay for lunch. However, anyone wishing to have lunch at the cafeteria, should notify the office at least one day in advance so preparations for extra meals can be made. Mixed Chorus At Burt Will Give Operetta BURT - On Nov. 3, at 8 p. m., the Burt High School mixed chorus is giving the operetta, "lolanthe" by Gilbert and Sullivan. There are 10 principals, five girls and five boys, who are played by Janet Becker, Linda Becker, Patty Sheirbon, Connie Sheribon, Jill Smith, Jim Ruhnke, John Fries, Dave Stiltz, Howard Batt and Kevin Fraser. Mrs. Grover is the director. Colleen Kruse is the chairman of the stage committee with Debbie Stenzel, Diane Person, Sandra Ortman, Lennice Waltman, Jill Smith, Mark Mawdsley, Jim Ruhnke, Steve Becker, Kevin Fraser, Franklin Becker, Gary Huber, Randy Presthus and Alan Mescher helping her. Chairman of the costume committee is Connie Sheirbon, with Ruth Long, Marcia Soderberg, Jeanine Chafee and Gloria Hayes assisting. - o - Mrs. J. L. Miller received word Friday that the Good Will Industries truck would be in Burt Wednesday, Nov. 15. Mrs. Miller has plenty of empty bags available to anyone needing or desiring them. The filled bags should be returned to the Miller home before the morning of the 15th. Mrs. Bert Baldwin, Algona, was guest of honor at a family dinner at the Ray Dremmel home Sunday. The occasion marked her birthday anniversary. Guests were her husband, son and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Stenzel and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Dittmer and family. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Dremmel received a long distance call from their daughter, Mrs. Jack Cerizo, Philadelphia, Pa., Wednesday night. Mrs. Cerizo and two children had come from England where they had been with their husband and father, A/1C Jack Cerizo, Jr. for the past two years and were enroute to Hawaii for an extended stay at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cerizo, Sr. Mrs. Cerizo, Jr. is the former Marshal Dremmel. Vera Bradley, Darlene Herrick, Dorothy Becker, Barbara Pannkuk and Mary Kahler attended the first of two training sessions for the Girl Scout leaders, held Wednesday at the Algona Presbyterian church. Mrs. Ellie Meyer spent several days the first of the week with her daughter and family, the Rev. Henry Friedrichs at Marcus, la. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boettcher were Sunday evening dinner guests at the W. L. Reynolds home, Swea City. TRAILRIDE The Whistlin' Bit Saddle Club's 19th Invitational Trailride from Elkader took place Oct. 8 with 546 riders participating. CABBAGE A 17-pound cabbage was grown in the garden of Mrs. Lorene Goodwin of rural Floris this season. This head was the size of a basketball. KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPER! . GARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPAAAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. B, CHIPMAN, PHONE BURT, RES. 924-3431 Mickey the Mechanic Sez: Burt, Iowa Put your car in our hands. 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