The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 22, 1967 · Page 9
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 9

Algona, Iowa
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Wednesday, November 22, 1967
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Friends Help Hospitalized Burf Farmer HURT - Proof that "a friend in need is a friend indeed" was very much in evidence at the Merle Schwietert farm Wednesday. Eighteen neighbors, friends and relatives gathered early in the morning with pickers, picker- shellers, tractors, wagons and lots of enthusiasm, and picked and cribbed 55 acres of corn. As usual, the ladies were on hand with plenty of good food to reward the men for their good deed. Men who helped were E. C. Schwietert, August Bernau, Mike Scott, Duane Habeger, Glenn Black, Howard Salisbury, C. W. Heerdt, Dean Andrews, Roland Chafee, Delmar and Robert Angus, Leonard and Lawrence Dittmer, Wayne Jones, Merlin Madsen, Wayne Mann, Homer Sabin, and Douglas Mechler. Ladies on hand to prepare and serve the dinner were Isabel Sabin, Hazel Mann, Lydia Schwietert, Hele,n Schwietert, Emma Mechler, Myrtle Jones, Maxine and Evelyn Angus, Shirley Habeger, Lillian Heerdt and Lorena Roark. Mr. Schwietert is recuperating at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Dodge, after undergoing major surgery Nov. 8. Burf Church Group In Film Visit, Europe HURT - Members of the Burt and Good Hope Methodist churches were taken on an interesting trip through Switzerland via slides Sunday evening at the Burt church. Debbie Laws, an Algona High School senior who spent seven weeks in Switzerland this past summer as a foreign exchange student, showed her slides and told of her experiences there. The Switzerland visit was the highlight of a program that followed a 6:30 fellowship supper sponsored by Ivy circle. Also included on the program was a welcome by Sharla Sarchet, group hymn singing, readings by Rev. Davies and Mary Jean Andrews, and a closing wish by Sharla Sarchet. Well over 75 were in attendance. - o - FUND APPROVAL Supt. Harry Haven reports that a letter has been received from the Department of Public Instruction, Des Moines, stating that Hurt's request for Title I funds had been approved. Also the Title V funds for guidance counseling have been approved. - o - GRAND OPENING Saturday, Dec. 2, has been tentatively set as the date for the grand opening of Nadine's Sundry Gift and Hobby Shoppe in Burt. Nadine will also continue her ceramic classes in the rear of her store. Iva Woltz will assist her in the store. - o - Mrs. Ella Meyer entertained at a dinner Sunday. Guests included Mr. and Mrs. Hugo Mittag, Webb; Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Mittag and Correen, Swea City; Mr. and-Mrs. A. C. Bierstedt, Lakota; Kirsten Bierstedt, Plat- tesville, Wise.; and Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and boys. Mr. and Mrs.HarleyTroutman Sr., Algona, were Sunday guests in. the Harley Troutman, Jr. home. Mrs. Ella Meyer accompanied Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Bierstedt of Lakota to Whittemore Saturday where they attended final rites for Louis Mueller. Mr. Mueller, who was fatally burned in a trash fire at his home earlier in the week, was an uncle of the ladies. Ellsworth Dutton, student at Iowa State University, Ames, spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs, Myrtle Dutton, Jim Redemske was the guest of honor at a family dinner Sunday at the Roland Lavrenz home. The dinner honored Jim's birthday anniversary. Other guests were Mrs. Redemske and Angela, Mr. and Mrs. Richard Lavrenz, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Lavrenz, all of Algona, and Mayme Lavrenz of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Soderberg attended the "De-Dedication" services at the First Lutheran church, Algona, on Sunday. This was the last service of worship Burt ^^^ . ^^k me Monitor Wednesday, Nov. 22, 1967 AJgona. (la.) Upper Des Moin*S-9 Lone Rock Mrs. Ruby Hincklev, News Ful»lifth*d ly fht Upp«r DM M«lnn Publlthlng Co, Alflona, Iowa Dennis Waller, Editor J to be held in the old edifice and as part of the services, the pulpit, Bible, hymnals, etc., were transferred to their new house of worship. Mr. Soderberg was a member of this church as a boy. Dr. .and Mrs. D. J. Krai and Paula, Marion, la., were Tuesday overnight guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs, Roland Lavrenz. On Wednesday they attended final rites for Dr. Krai's grandfather, Walter Wrench, at Ft. Dodge. Also attending funeral services in Ft. Dodge and burial at Lake City were Mr. and Mrs. William Otto and Mrs. Roland Lavrenz. All were supper guests at the T. H. Williamson home in Ft. Dodge. Mrs. Krai is the former Karen Lavrenz. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Ed Fredrickson, spent Sunday with their granddaughter, Michelle Miller atNorthfield,Minn. helping her observe her birthday anniversary. Michelle, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Miller, Tokyo, Japan, is a freshman at St. Olaf s College in Northfield. Mrs. Don Mitchell spent Thursday afternoon "with her mother, Mrs. L, C. Williams, who now resides at the Raymond's Nursing Home, Austin, Minn. Several members of the Burt W.S.C.S. attended guest day at the Swea City Methodist church on Wednesday afternoon as guests of the Swea City W.S.C.S. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Andrews, Mankato; spent from Thursday night until Sunday evening at the parental Dean Andrews home and also with her parents, the Wm. Broesders, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Soderberg were Sunday afternoon and evening guests at the home of his sister and family, the Oliver Mathsons in Algona. Mrs. Tom Herrick entertained a group of ladies at her home on Tuesday evening. Terry Joe Cook, who had spent the past 23 months with the armed forces in Germany, arrived home Wednesday, having completed his military duties. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cook, met him at the %bme bf his sister and family, the E.'E. Olsons at Harlan. The Olsons met him at the airport in Omaha on Monday. School will dismiss at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22 for Thanksgiving vacation. It will resume at 8:25 a. m., Nov. 27. IF IT'S NEWS, WE WANT IT I MEMORIAL SERVICE Members of Kossuth chapter Eastern Star held their November meeting Tuesday night. Mrs. Drill Christensen, member of the Armstrong chapter and a former Burt resident, was present and accepted a 50-year pin for her mother, Mrs. Nelda Brooke, who is in her eighties and resides in California and was unable to accept the pin in person. An impressive memorial service was conducted by the Worthy Matron, Worthy Patron, Chaplain Ethel Dremmel and Conductress Karen Davies, honoring the memory of Lee Pratt, Maree Bahnson and Nettie Dorrance, who died during the year. Plans were made for the observance of Christmas at the December meeting. There will be a white elephant gift exchange following the meeting. The committee in charge of Tuesday's fellowship hour and refreshments were Mr. and Mrs. Clark Miller, Rae Harris and Maree Krantz. The committee for the December 12 meeting is Mr. and Mrs. Luther Miller and Mr. and Mrs. Mennet Trunkhill. - o - IS ELECTED Mrs. Rose Karels was elected by members of the U.P.W. as their music chairman. She replaces EvelynMawdsley, who will now serve as president of the U.P.W. to fill the vacancy made by the resignation of Mrs. Ruth 0. Patterson from that office, effective Nov. 1. Mrs. Evelyn Angus will become first vice president. Bertha Elvidge, a long-time member, was presented an honorary membership in the Board of National Missions of the United Presbyterian Church. Devotions were given by Helma Carlson. The program, "Thanksgiving Service" was presented by Hilda Gross and Ethel Dremmel, assisted by Rose Karels and Evelyn Mawdsley. Virginia Becker presented a fUm strip "The Thank Offering." Hostesses were EvelynMawds- ley, Dorothy Becker and Leona Lacy. - o - Weekend guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend, Frances and Linda, were Paulette Arend and Sheryl Gruger, Minneapolis, and Elly Gray, Sioux Falls, So. Dak. The three girls are students attending medical and X-ray school in Minneapolis. Mr. and Mrs. Max Hiatt and Randy, Emmetsburg, former Burt residents, were Saturday supper guests of the Arends. Mr. and Mrs. BillSchatz, Kevin and Brian, Cedar Rapids, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley. Mrs. Schatz, Kevin and Brian remained for a few days visit, and Mr. Schatz will rejoin them for Thanksgiving. COMMUNITY CALENDAR WEDNESDAY, Nov. 22- Union Thanksgiving worship services, Presbyterian church, 7:30 p. m. School dismisses for Thanksgiving vacation, 2:30 p. m. THURSDAY, Nov. 23-Thanksgiving Day - a day to give thanks. MONDAY, Nov. 27- Burt telephone directors meeting - 8p.m. FRIDAY, Dec. 1 - Basketball Lakota - there. Progress Club At Portland Plans Party PORTLAND - The Portland Progress Club met Nov. 16 in the home of Thelma Meister, with Linda Meister assistant hostess. Fourteen members and four guests answered roll call, which was a quotation from the Bible in which the word thanks is used. Guests were Mrs. Ernie Behn- kendoff, Mary Weber, Florence Koestler and Virgie Smith. It was voted to give $2 for Christmas seals. A Christmas party was planned for Dec. 7 at 12:30 in the home of Eva Shipler, with Margaret Govern, Hilma Carlson and Vera Fitch assistant hostesses. Hostesses are to furnish the hot dish and rolls, others to bring salad, dessert and relish plate. • There ,will. be a cookie ex-j. change, each to bring <,a dozenl' cookies, and a Christmas gift" exchange, to equal one dollar. Secret Sisters will be revealed at this meeting. Ethel Smith and Myrtle Zwiefel will have the January meeting. - o - Richard Rasmussen of Ches- LET US TRULY BE THANKFUL, ALWAYS... Thanksgiving Day is a time for all of us to give thanks for the blessings we share . . . opportunity to pursue personal goals . . . and the privilege to enjoy our own way of life. We're Grateful ... Thanks to you. we are proud to he a part of this thriving community. . . and to serve our friends and neig'i- bors in the finest tradition of Full Service Banking. Best wishes for a happy Thanksgiving Day! BURT SAVINGS BANK terton, Ind., arrived here Friday to spend a week with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Rasmussen. He helped his father get the corn out and did some plowing. Mr. and Mrs. David Smith and Teresa were weekend guests in the Henry Smith home. Paulette Arend, Eily Gray of Sioux Falls, So. Dak., and Sheryl Grleger of Minneapolis came to spend the weekend with Paulette's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend. Saturday guests in the A. L. Rasmussen home were Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Middlesworth, a sister of Mr. Rasmussen, and mother, Mrs. W. H. Diebler of Kanawha, Mr. and Mrs. L. W. Rasmussen and Jack and Lyle Diebler of Kanawha; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Graham, Wade and Wanda of Clear Lake. A sister, Mrs. Floyd Charbonneaux and son Mike of Britt were Saturday supper guests. Mr. and Mrs. Ardell Mueller of Thurston, Neb. and Charles Mix of Gordon, Neb. were Sunday dinner guests in the Victor Fitch home. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Mix and family of Sexton, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harms and family of Titonka, and Stanley Ruse and Steven were Sunday visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Ardell Mueller of Thurston, Neb. called on Mrs. Dwight Ruse Sunday. John Wood and mother, Mrs. Lillian Bestenlehner of Minneapolis, were Sunday callers at the home of Mrs. Elizalreth Kennedy and Paul Tienan. Mr, and Mrs. Elmer Erickson of Rodman were Sunday dinner quests and Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Schrader of Burt were Sunday afternoon callers. Vickie Koestler came home from Cedar Falls Wednesday to spend the Thanksgiving holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Koestler. Mr. and -Mrs. Sam Hutrliinson of Minneapolis, aunt and uncle <>f Mrs. Ralph Carlson and Dtwp\ and Trancy Hutchinson of Clear Lake, also uncle and aunt, were dinner guests a week aro Sunday in the Carlson home. Mr. :tn<l Mrs. E. C. Schwie- -rf »f Hurt and Mrs. Ada Hard- ovr of Alcona went to Fort r-'iirp Sunday where they visited fii Itrothor, Merle Schwietert, Lutheran Hospital. He is ttiiu- .tl'inr fine. LECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on oil rt- vind ng end Qenerol !*•• pair o' electric motor». RED'S MOTOR SHOP BURT, IA. - PHONE 924-3341 -Notice- The K & H Station will be CLOSED BEGINNING DEC. 1 BURT, IOWA CSV9Q 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 Mickey the Mechanic Sez: 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 aood shape. Reutzel's Garage Phone 924-3315 Burt w Preacher Cassius Clay came to Iowa City. He preached everything - even how to cut out matrimony. But, he didn't mention alimony ! WILSON'S MINCED HAM GUS GLASER'S z i DRIED BEEF $1°° TASTY LOAF CHEESE 2lb. box BROCK'S : CHERRY CHOC. '•< 49< RITZ i CRACKERS 39 GOLDEN RIPE BANANAS Ib. ii ncKdneT CHOCOLATE CHIPS 6 oz. pkg. 19? iHHP ^^WH^^ ^^^^^^^^ WHHHHP fiMHMHRP ^^^^^^ r CARDINAL B U R T, 10 W A

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