The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 7, 1967 · Page 10
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 7, 1967
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Thursday, Dee. 7, 1967 Algeria (fa.) Upper De* Mo!nM-11 Burt The Monitor Lone Rock L. New Business Firms Are Open Now At Burl BURT - Hurt residents have welcomed two new businesses. Naditie's Sundries, which held Its grand opening Saturday in the former Pratt Drug store, is owned and operated by Mrs. Russell Shipler and carries a fall line of school supplies, cosmetics, health aids, hair care Items, a sewing center and cards. Nadine will also continue in ceramics, holding classes in the rear of the store. Larry Manus has taken over the K & H service station in Burt, and opened for business in the former Graham Standard station, Dec. 1. Larry purchased the business from Bob Hamilton and plans to operate a complete service station selling cooperative gas and oils, a full line of tires, batteries, additives, etc. The new station, which will bo known as Larry's K & H, will be open for business daily, Monday through Saturday, from 7 a. m. to 9 p. m., and from 7 a. m. to 6 p. m., Sundays. A grand opening will be held at a later date. Larry needs no introduction to area residents as he has lived his entire life in Burt. He and his wife, the former Arlene Ludwig, are parents of four children, Lori, Danny, Kurt and Cynthia. His father, George Manus, has operated the K & H tank wagon service for many years. - o- ON DEAN'S LIST Du Wayne Gebken has been named to the Dean's list at Iowa State University, Ames, for the first quarter. DuWayne, junior at I.S.U., is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gebken, Burt. His wife is the former Janet Black, Burt. ,. ..;> I? 9- ';;:''".,-.: ... Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Jurgens, Mrs. Ruby Hinckley, News Ledyard, were Sunday guests at the Ron Jurgen's home for Monica's birthday anniversary. Changes in state and federal regulations were reviewed for Iowa tax experts, including G. H. McMullen, cashier at Burt Savings Bank, at a tax school in Des Moines, Nov. 20-21, sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Assoc. Three hundred tax consultants, bankers and others who assist in the preparation of state and federal tax returns attended. Thanksgiving guests at the home of Mrs. Kate Groen were Mr. and Mrs. Art Groen and family, Mr. and Mrs. John Groen and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Gettman and family, and Christine Groen, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Devine and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Doege and family, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dixon and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Langfitt and baby. Mrs. Jake Gifford, Martha and Joan entertained at a family Thanksgiving dinner and wedding reception for Mr. and Mrs. Stan Black. Guests included the Blacks, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alborn and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Schmidt and family, Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Grubb and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Allen and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gifford. Mrs. Lefie McMullen will be hostess in her home to the Burt Woman's Club Christmas party Dec. 11. She will be assisted by Helen Smith, Jan Troutman and Rowena Ryerson. Congratulations to Jerry and Hettie McMullen on the birth of their daughter, Rebecca. The little miss, the first child in the family, arrived at the Calloway, Nebr. hospital, Nov. 21, weighing 6 Ibs., 9 oz. Grandparents are the Howard McMullens. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cook and Terry, accompanied by the former's mother, Mrs. Lillian Cook, Mingo, spent Sunday at Des Moines where they visited Mrs. Alta Albright and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Galbraith and family. Mr. and Mrs. G. H. McMullen and their guests, the Jack McMullens, Northwood, joined relatives for a family Thanksgiving Mickey the Mechanic Sex: 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 FREE TELEVISION AND RADIO Come in and register for the free TV and radio to be given away December 23 ! GREAT GIFT IDEAS: RCA Televisions — color or black and white, console or portable. Excellent Antenna Installations, NORTH CENTRAL ELECTRONICS HAROLD NELSON BURT, IOWA dinner at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Peterson at Paton. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gebken went to Ames Nov. 16 and were accompanied home by their son Richard and Clint Patterson, both students at Iowa State University. They enjoyed their quarter break and Thanksgiving at the homes of their respective parents. Mrs. Nelle Hartman, Waverly, visited Thanksgiving with her brother and wife, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hilton. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hilton, Renwick, also visited at the parental Fred Hilton home. Mrs. A. E. Houck and Mrs. Ida Johnson, both of Hector, Minn, are hospitalized in the Glencoe, Minn, hospital as a result of a car-truck crash near Mankato Sunday. Mrs. Houck is well- known to many Burt residents as she is a sister of the late Herman Schroeder and an aunt of Mrs. Kenneth Cook. Mrs. Johnson is a daughter of Mrs. Houck. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller were weekend guests in the home of her sister and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Owen Hopkins at Fredricksburg. 300 Persons Attend Grand Opening, Burt BURT - Over 300 area residents attended the grand opening, of Nadine's Sundries Saturday and enjoyed a cup of coffee and a cookie while looking over the new, up-to-date store. Winners of various prizes were: Chuck Gifford, a toy truck set; Julie Gifford, a doll; Jane Barslou, a blanket; Mrs. C.W. Heerdt, candy; Joyce Keith, ceramic birds; Mrs. W. W. Boettcher, dusting powder; Nettie Giddings, dusting powder; and Roscoe Stewart, Walter Steward and Marion Marlow, hair spray. - o ANNUAL PARTY The members, of.the Burt Mariner's Club'; held their annual family Christmas party Sunday evening. A dessert supper at 6 p.m. opened the evening's activities. Rev. and Mrs. John Reiners and family, Lakota, and Cynthia Long were special guests. Devotions were presented by the junior high youth. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Angus and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Christensen were in charge of the evening's program that included a film strip, "The First Christmas," followed by games for all age groups, with the Leonard Stenzels in charge of games for small children, the Russell Pattersons in charge of the older children, and the Duane Mawds- leys in charge of a fish pond and treasure hunt. The Roscoe Mawdsleys and the Harold Beckers were in charge of refreshments. The Fellowship Hall was decorated for the occasion by the Frank Beckers and the Bernard Giffords. - o - SCOUT MEETING The Cadet Girl Scouts met at the home of Susan Angus Saturday. Thirteen answered roll call and paid their dues. Also present were the leaders, Mrs. George Becker and Mrs. Art Kahler. The girls voted to go Christmas caroling to the homes of ^^™»™""^^^^^^^^^^—-^™ —— i. i ._. Publi»h»d By tfi* Upp«r Dti Molntt Pobllihlnfl Co., Algona, Iowa Dftnnit Waller, Editor shut-ins and at the three rest homes in Burt. They will meet at the home of Cindy Sill Dec. 1" to work on their mother's Christmas gifts and will set the date for the caroling at that time. Hy Firehammer, St. Josephs, Mich., spent the weekend with his daughter and family, the Rev. Edwin Bishops. He surprised his daughter on her birthday anniversary. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Peterson, Richard and Janelle, were Sunday guests of her sister, Mrs. Magdaline Ortman, Robert and Sandra. Pat Schwietert, who is employed at Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines, spent the week end with her parents, the Merle Schwieterts. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steward accompanied Ray Miller and Joyce, Estherville, to Iowa City where they visited Mrs. Miller who had been hospitalized there for the past three weeks. They were met for dinner at Iowa City by Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bringman and family, Kalona. Mrs. Bringman is the former Karen Steward. Mrs. Miller was released from the hospital and returned home with her family. En- route home, the group called on Mr. and Mrs. Perry Steward at Monte zuma. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Soderberg entertained the following relatives at dinner Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Oliver MathsonandMr. and Mrs. Ralph Markla, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Levi Schuler, Swea City; and Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Mathson, Hopkins, Minn. Rev. Edwin Bishop will attend a pastoral conference at Garner Dec. 11. Members of the Girl Scout committee will meet at the home of Dorothy Becker at 2 p.m. Dec. 8. COMMUNITY CALENDAR FRIDAY, Dec. 8 - Girl Scout committee meeting at home of Dorothy Becker, 2 p. m. Basketball, Ledyard, there, 7 p. m. MONDAY, Dec. 11 - Basketball, Ledyard and Burt "B" squads, here, 7 p. m. School board meets, 7:30 p. m. TUESDAY, Dec. 12 - Basketball, West Bend girls, here, 7 p. m. THURSDAY, Dec. 14 - Annual school Christmas party, 8 p. m. SATURDAY, Dec. 16 - Santa Claus comes to town. Burf Lions To Present Santa On Dec. 16 BURT - Lions Club met Nov. 20 at the Legion hall. The attendance drawing was won by Charles Spry. President D. Davis presented a gavel to past president Fred Hilton. Mike Scott reported that the Boy Scout fund drive was almost completed. f i Westinghouse SALES & SERVICE SPECIALS ON DISHWASHERS FOR CHRISTMAS: JUST '125.00 (an ideal gift for Mom!) Westinghouse Salts and Service DON MITCHELL Phone 924*3413 Burt, la. F. C. Soderberg, F. Davis, C. Spry, A. Hinckley and O.H. Graham will be a committee to prepare for Santa Claus Day which will be Dec. 16. A movie at the Legion hall and sacks from Santa will be in the afternoon. It was decided to have the local Christmas home decorating contest again during the holiday season. Prizes will be the same as last year, $10, $5, $3 and $2. Judging will be before Christmas. The Lions annual pancake day will be Jan. 27, with Fred Hilton and Russell Patterson as cochairman. Ronald Gardner gave a short talk on Lions information. A film on California was presented by the program committee. - o - ELECT OFFICERS Burt Cadet Scouts elected two new officers for this quarter at their meeting Saturday, Barbara Batt as troop president and Cindy Sill as scribe. The group discussed joing the TV-4H Action Club to help earn their challenge of "Emergency Preparedness." The group also decided to hold their meetings in the Cadets' homes. For Thanksgiving the girls visited the three Burt resthomes and presented a short program at each, including flute duet numbers and vocal numbers. Baskets of goodies were also presented to the residents. - o Mr. and Mrs. Dean Andrews spent Friday at Ft. Dodge on business. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cook and Terry Joe, accompanied by Marie Diers, Bancroft, spent Sunday at the Ralph Bartlett home, Charles City. Mrs. Cook and Mrs. Bartlett are sisters. Mrs. Fred Gebken and Richard spent Saturday with her sister, Mrs. Irene Lauritenson and Craig at Terril. Work On Phone fr Improvement At Lone Rock LONE ROCK-The Lone Rock Telephone Co. has completed 75 per cent of the construction of buried cable in order to provide all one-party service to subscribers. They plan a completion date of late spring or early summer, including a new building addition that they hope to complete this winter. This building will be equipped with all-new dial systems. The program, when completed, will offer the most up to date telephone service presently available. - o - P. 0. HOURS The Lone Rock post office will be open the next three Saturdays from 8-12 and 1-5 each day. - o - PLAN PROGRAM The Lone Rock Presbyterian church will hold its Christmas program Dec. 17. Practice will be held every Wednesday following school. - o The George Kissners took Mrs. Darrell Long and children home to Bettendorf Friday and stayed with the Longs until Sunday. Thanksgiving guests at the Bill Buss home were Lt. Col. and Mrs. Gary Waldron and family, Annondale, Va., the Marvin Calhoun family, W. D. Coan family, Mrs. Martha Buss, Mrs. Anna THANK YOU Mere words seem so inadequate to express the thankfulness I feel in my heart for the wonderful response to my grand opening on Saturday. lam humbly grateful to everyone. A special thank you to the Burt Lions Club, the Burt Savings Bank, Maureen and Willis Vogel, Dr. Bahnson, Margaret and Howard Batt, Mitchell's Electric, Cunningham's Cafe, the K&H Station & Tank Wagon Services, for their floral and gift expressions of welcome and to Lydia Manus, Grace Ackerman, and Joan Gifford for the cookies served. Thanks, too, to all who assisted me in any way and to all who stopped in for a cup of coffee and to wish us well. Nadine's Siuv* dries, Nadine Shipler, owner. (93) Merrill, Ross Calhoun, all from Algona; Mrs. Anna Ohm, Estherville; and Jim Buss. Dinner guests at the Ray Priebes were Fred Schmidts, Art Priebes and Joel, Jim Schmidts and family, the Kenneth Schmidt family, and Don Priebes, Waterloo. The Donald Dammann family, Estherville, and the Harold Dammanns were Thursday dinner guests at the Les Baxter home. Afternoon callers were the Dale Baxters and son. The Les Baxters attended the wedding of Joyce Phillips and Ronald Cash at Emmetsburg Saturday evening in the Methodist church. Miss Phillips is Mrs. Baxter's niece. The Baxters called at the Art Zumach home Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Merwin Marlow were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Houck at Keystone. They are former Lone Rock residents. PORTLAND By Mrs. Victor Fitch Mrs. J. R. Thompson of Burt and Mrs. Russell Rentz, Algona, went to Des Moines Thursday, where they picked up Mrs. Rentz's daughter, Susan, who attends school at Drake, and then went to Ankeny where they picked up Mrs. Jack Thompson and all attended "Hello Dolly" at the KRNT Theatre. Mrs. Rentz and Mrs. J. R. Thompson were overnight guests in the Jack Thompson home at Ankeny Thursday, returning home the next day, bringing Susan with them. Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Bartlett, Mr. and Mrs. Otto Glawe, Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hix and family of Sexton, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Harms and family, Titonka, Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Ruse, Leroy and Steven, Mrs. Victor Fitch and Judy and Mrs. Richard Grosser and Randy were Sunday visitors in the home of Mrs. Dwight Ruse. Several Portland folks attended the sale Saturday morning of NOTICE: I have purchased the K&H Co-op Gas Station in Burt and have moved it to the former Standard station building. I welcome your business and hope you'll stop by. Thank you. LARRY MANUS Burt, Iowa Mrs. Howard Sparks. A large crowd attended. Mr. and Mrs. Arrie Dittmer, Burt, were Sunday visitors in the Edmund Larson home. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson and Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larson were Sunday evening visitors in the home of Mrs. Clarence Christensen, Titonka. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Phelps and Merle andMr.andMrs.Clair Moore and family, Dolliver, were Sunday supper guests in the Levant Moore home. LECTRIC I MOTOR SERVICE Expert servic* On oil re- winding and general ri« pair of electric motori. RED'S MOTOR SHOP BURT, IA. - PHONE 924.3341 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 MR. FARMER: WE CAN HELP! Don't let opportunity slip through your fingers. Let us help give you the financial assist you need, for any worthwhile purpose. Full loan services "from the ground up" . . . low interest ratesl BURT SAVINGS BANK MEMBER F.OJ.C. S SAVINGS INSURED UP TO $15,000 i i *********** THANK YO U ********** I would like to express my sincere thanks to all of you for the tremendous response to my Grand Opening last Saturday, Particular thanks to those of you who sent floral and gift expressions at the opening. Thanks also to the women who assisted the event. Please continue to stop in at any time. NADINE SHIPUER, owntr NADINE'S SUNDRIES Burt, Iowa Open weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Phone 9244209

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