The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 14, 1967 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, December 14, 1967
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Burt ^^^^^^ ^1^ The Monitor Thursday, Dee. 14, 1967 Atgena (la.) Upper Des Moinet—7 Lone Rock Mrs. Ruby Hlnckley, News Published ly the Upptr D*t Moln.i Publlihlng Co., Algeno, Iowa Dennis Waller, Editor i Evelyn Cherland Of Burt Pre-Nuptial Honor Guest BURT -Evelyn Cherland, bride of the near future, was the guest of honor at a pre-nuptial miscellaneous shower, held at the Lone Rock Legion hall on Saturday afternoon. The many guests attending were registered by Janet Cherland. An appropriate program was presented after which the bride- to-be opened her many beautiful and useful gifts. She was assisted in opening them by Mrs. Francis Palmershiem and Mrs. Frank Long. Refreshments were served from a tea table decorated in the honoree's favorite colors. Mrs. Ted Nelson presided at the coffee service. Hostesses were - Mrs. Glenn Black, Mrs. Raymond Lovstad, Mrs. Delmar Angus, Mrs. Stanley Gardner, Mrs. Muriel Ackerman, Mrs. Mike Long, Mrs. Jerry Wiener, Mrs. August Bernau, Mrs. Alf Krueger, Mrs. Edna Johannesen, Mrs. Henry Looft, Mrs. Frank Long, Mrs. Elmer Krause, Mrs. Odey Cherland, Mrs. Carl Reynolds, Mrs. Ray Westling, Mrs. Rudy Willrett, Mrs. Ted Nelson, Mrs. Russell Johnson, Mrs. Percy Jacobson, Mrs. Rueben Berkland, Mrs. John Johannesen, Mrs. Fred Johannesen, Mrs. Bernard Meister, Mrs. Ted Jensen and Mrs. Amey Cherland. Miss Cherland, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Cherland, rural Burt, will become the bride of Paul Baker of Phoenix, Ariz., at the Zion Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, on Wed., Dec. 20. Miss Cherland is a graduate of Burt High* School and Waldorf College and is a member of the elementary school faculty at Anoka, Minn. Her fiance is a student at the Luther Seminary in Minneapolis. Burt Family's Relative Dies BURT - Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis received word on Friday of the death of their sister-in- law, Mrs. Bud Davis at St. James, Minn. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at St. James with final rites and burial Tuesday afternoon at the Silver Lake Cemetery, Ayrshire, la. Mr. and Mrs. Davis attended both services. - o Mr. and Mrs. William Madson, Sr., are now nicely settled in the former Lulu Ringsdorf home they recently purchased. The Madsons moved to town from the Mrs. Fred Vogel farm. The Madsons' son, Donald, will live on the farm and farm the land. LECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rt- winding and general repair of electric motors, RED'S MOTOR SHOP BURT, IA. - PHONE 924-334! 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 good 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 Mrs. Walter Campney is hospitalized at the Buffalo Center Hospital. She was taken to the hospital on Friday suffering from virus pneumonia. Her many friends wish her a speedy recovery. Claudine Cranston, Winona, Minn., called on Burt friends on Saturday. Claudine attends St. Teresa's College, Winona and will soon be taking some training in Rochester. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Marlow and boys were Sunday dinner guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Presthus. Mr. and Mrs. Allan Darby, LuVerne, spent Sunday with Bill Gifford and Phyllis. Mrs. Darby is a niece of Mr. Gifford. Street Budget Of $13,200 Is Set At Burt BURT-The Burt council Monday night set and approved the street budget for 1968. A total of $13,200 has been approved for street work. Members also voted to purchase a large snow bucket for the city tractor, and a new-type snow blade for the city snow plow. Because of a recent experience when damage occurred to a city fire hydrant and water had to be shut off for a considerable length of time, the council voted to purchase a reserve fire hydrant. There was considerable discussion to rebuild electric power lines in Burt. They voted to go ahead with the project and after plans are completed, bids will be solicited for the project. Clerk G. H. McMullen was instructed to advertise for bids for fuel oil and gasoline for the city use during 1968. A liquor permit was approved for Don's Place. City council members recently w elected, Er'E? (Red)" Pettis and £ Claire Reutsfel, were present at the meeting and were sworn in following the business meeting. They will begin duties Jan. 2. - o - CHRISTMAS GIVING Members of the Burt American Legion Auxiliary truly had the Christmas giving spirit in their hearts Tuesday night. Members voted to send $7.60 to the Christmas Gift Shop at the Veteran's Hospital, Des Moines, and $2 for the rehabilitation project at the State Auxiliary Department, Des Moines. A $1 Christmas gift was sent to the unit's assigned child and Jr. Auxiliary members made 38 Christmas tray favors for the State Hospital at Woodward. Members also voted to purchase a Christmas gift to present to a W.W. I veteran, residing at Wilfare Haven. President Elva Boettcher reported on the county auxiliary meeting held at Wesley. The Whittemore Auxiliary will host the next county meeting Feb. 13. A Christmas hymn was sung by the members. Hostesses were Ruth Alice Patterson and Leona Lacy. New Burt Business Rapidly becoming a center of activity in Burt these days is Nadine's Sundries, a store which opened for business several weeks ago. Hobbies and crafts are a major reason for the commotion at the firm. Mrs. Nadine Shipler, owner of the firm, has been teaching special classes in crafts for a number of years to area ladies. She specializes in ceramics and feather-flowers. Shown above are ceramic enthusiasts, left to right, Mrs. H. J. Orthel of Titonka, Mrs. Shipler, and Mrs. Robert Hamilton, Burt, who seem to be enjoying their hobby. With her new facilities, Mrs. Shipler will bp forming new classes at the first of the year — so the activity should increase. I Fire Calls Over Weekend Disturb Burt BURT - Burt firemen were called out twice on Saturday night. About 9 p.m. the whistle blew, calling the fire laddies to the station where it was learned It was a "false alarm". A short in the telephone cable near the City Hall set off the fire alarm and it was some time before men working on the telephone cable could get it shut off. About 5:20 a.m. Sunday, the fire alarm again sounded. This time the firemen answered a call to the home of Mrs. Bernadine Opheim, where a floor furnace became over-heated and started to burn. Quick response by the firemen kept the damage from being extensive. However, there was smoke damage throughout the house. - o Members of the "Methodist Merry Mixers" held their annual Christmas pot-luck supper and party at the church on Sunday evening. Rev. Davies was in charge of a short program that included group singing. A gift exchange was the highlight of the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Batt, Waverly, spent the weekend at the home of his father, William Batt. Mrs. LorenaRoark entertained guests for dinner on Sunday. Guests were Mrs. Esther Cook and Mrs. Corrine Brunner and daughter Renee, all of Mason City, and Helen Schwietert. Raymond Spry, who is employed with the Sinclair Co. at Iowa Falls, spent the weekend at the parental Charles Spry home. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Soder- GARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPAAAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. B. CHIPMAN, PHCME BURT, RES. 924-3431 wwi Westinghouse SALES & SERVICE * HOOVER WASHERS * WESTINGHOUSE REFRIGERATORS- FREEZERS twin door, 19' $475 W/ T Westinghouse Sales and Service DON MITCHELL Phone 924-3413 ivrt, berg accompanied by Gerald Soderberg, Bancroft, attended funeral services for Mrs. Bessie Strayer at Fairmont on Wednesday. Final rites and burial services were held at Waterloo on Thursday. Mrs. Strayer was the grandmother of Mrs. Philip Soderberg of Rochester, daughter- in-law of the Herman Soderbergs. Mr. and Mrs. Willie Schaeller, Ringsted, were guests Sunday at the home of their son and family, the Delbert Schaellers. Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Andrews, Mankato, spent the weekend at the parental Dean Andrews home. J. D. also attended a weekend National Guard meeting. Boyd Bristow, Robert Lovstad, Diane Miller, Nancy Becker, Nancy Ackerman and Merwyn Cunningham, all students at Estherville J. C., spent the weekend at their homes. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Hoppel, Todd and Suzanne, Humboldt, were Sunday guests at the Al Hinckley home for a pre-Christmas dinner. Medal Of Honor For Grandson Of Burt Folks BURT - Sp. 4 Nicholas Geesman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Geesman, Fenton, was recently awarded a Medal of Honor for Bravery. Geesman, serving with the armed forces at DauTieng, Vietnam, single-handedly extinguished a fire upon an ammunition truck without hesitating, knowing the danger involved. Nicholas is a grandson of Mr. and Mrs. John Geesman and Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Boettcher, all of Burt. Santa Claus To Visit At Burt This Saturday BURT - Plans for the annual Santa Claus Day have been completed by the Burt Lions, Santa has been contacted and he will be in Burt Saturday, Dec. 16. There will be a free movie at the Legion hall at 1:30 p.m. and following the movie, Santa will be on hand to talk to the youngsters and pass out treats. The Lions committee in charge of the day are F. C. Soderberg, 0. H. Graham, Al Hinckley, Fred Davis and Charles Spry. - o - ELECT OFFICERS Members of the Kossuth Lodge Thursday night elected officers who will preside over the lodge during 1968. Arnold Hanson was elected Worshipful Master. Others elected were: Donald Davis, senior warden; Harlan Blanchard, junior warden; Oliver Graham, secretary; and Luther Miller, treasurer. Postal Hours BURT - Wallace Hawcott, Burt postmaster, wishes to announce that the post office will be open Saturday afternoon, Dec. 16, to handle all incoming and outgoing Christmas mail. Twins Players Are Guests At Burf Dinner BURT - A large crowd was on hand to welcome three meml>ers of the Minnesota Twins, Tony Oliva, Rich Reese andZolloVer- salles, and their public relations man, Jerry Snyder, at the annual Lions Club Christmas party held at the school. A ham dinner was served at 6:30 p. m. by tnemlwrs of the Band Mothers. Following the dimmer, President Darrell Davis introduced the Twins players, Mr. Snyder ami Morris Givens, Titonka, District 9 Lions Deputy Governor. President Davis then presented perfect attendance pins to F. C. Soderberg, who has a IG-year perfect attendance record. Mr. Soderberg has not missed a meeting of the Burt club since its organization in 1951. He has also attended meetings of other Lions Clubs in the area and elsewhere. Ray S. McWhorter received his 12 year perfect attendance pin. Not all his meetings attended were in Burt as whenever he was traveling he never missed the opportunity to attend a club meeting, even attending one in Alaska. Kenneth Cook also has an enviable record as he was presented his 9 year perfect attendance pin. Kenneth Sarchet received a 4 year perfect attendance pin. Three year perfect attendance pins were presented to Wallace Hawcott and Al Hinckley. One year pins were earned by Fred Davis and Charles Spry. The evening's program and entertainment presented by the visitors included a film strip, "The Name of the Game is Fun." The evening came to a fitting close with all joining in singing Silent Night. Joyce Spry accompanied. - o - A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS J4 ome •URT 924-3387 DON RtlMIRS ON DEAN'S LIST DuWayne Gebken, senior at Iowa State University, Ames, has been named to the Dean's List for the first quarter, 1967-68 school year. DuWayne maintained an "A" average to achieve this honor. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Gebken, Burt, and is a graduate of Burt High School. His wife is the former Janet Black, Burt. WHEN-?—If you read the Algona Upper Des Molnes, YOU KNOW! Hai Karate - cologne for men in sets or singles. Becky's Crafts - for great hobby fun. CARDS - CANDIES - GIFTS GALORE ! Nadine's Sundries open nites 'il 8 starting Monday thru Christmas something we can offer you.... and convenience is our business! •>"•» ' v -. <r<?. % ! A checking account at the Burt Savings Bank can save you time, energy, footwork and headaches. Pay bills by check to keep your records exact and accurate. The cost is minimal and the effort you save is great. Play it smart and safe with a convenient checking account with us ... BURT SAVINGS BANK MEMBER F.D.I.C, SAVINGS INSURED UP TO $15,000 ^^^^^|^^^^H^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^k ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^i^^^^^W^^i Christmas Specials! AT JO ANN'S IN BURT New Christmas Toys 50^0 all types ASTRO-LITES And Lava-lites. New and different. All colors and sizes. The newest thing out — cartridge tape players and radio-record players I PURSES Ladies & girls, new and pretty. 49c off ! WATCHES B X Saxony, with Swiss movement. For ladies — also pendants. Jo Ann's NEW AND USED CLOTHING Burt, Iowa Phone 924.3253

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