The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on December 21, 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 21, 1967
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Burt Thursday, Dec. 21, 1967 Algeria (la.) Upper De$ Moin«*-7 The Monitor Lone Rock L Mrs. Ruby Hinckley, News Published By Tht Upptr Dii Main** Publlthlng Co., Algeria, Iowa Dennis Waller, Editor Large Crowd Hears Concert In Burt School BURT - A packed auditorium saw the annual school Christmas program Thursday night. An operetta, "She Didn't Believe," was presented by students from kindergarten through the 4th grade. The costumes, lighting and stage work were outstanding. Assisting in the program were members of the junior and high school choruses. In charge of the program was Mrs.ErnaGro- ver. She was assisted by the grade teachers. The band, under the direction of Paul Espe, favored all with Christmas carols preceding the play. - o - GO CAROLING Members of the Girl Scout committee met at the home of Darlene Herrick Wednesday. Plans were completed for the annual Girl Scout Christmas caroling party. The girls met at the Town Hall Tuesday after school and were divided into four groups, each under the direction of a leader and each went to a different part of town where they caroled at the homes of shut-ins and at the three rest homes. Following caroling, the girls of the Brownie, Junior and Cadet Scout troups returned to the hall for hot chocolate and cookies. - o - PAST MATRONS Nine members of the Past Matrons Club answered roll call Thursday by displaying a handmade Christmas decoration. The meeting was the annual Christmas party and held at the home of Lillian Fredrickson. Ethel Dremmel was assisting hostess. A so- 1 cial afternoon was followed by the traditional gift exchange. Present were Ellen Holmgren, Erma Pratt, Mary Jean Andrews, Mary Jane Dugan, Lefie McMullen, Ethel Dremmel, Gladys Hawcott, Lulu Hawcott, Trella Patterson, Mabeline Lovstad and Mrs. Fredrickson. The January meeting of the club will be held at the home of Lulu Hawcott. Gladys Hawcott will assist her. Burt Students Plan To Hold Dance Dec. 28 BURT— Plans have-been completed by members of the Burt student council for the annual Winter Wonderland Homecoming Dance, to be held at the high school gym from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Dec. 28. The Ravons will furnish music for dancing. Highlight of the evening will be crowning of a King and Queen. King candidates are Tom Lichter, Don Westling and Mike Hamilton. Queen candidates are Gloria Heyes, Linda Becker and Sandra Ortman. Christmas Vacation BURT - Classes will be dismissed at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 22, at the Burt school for Christmas vacation. •MMMflRMIMMVIMMVMvMHMMIIIVURMNMINMM Merry Christmas Our Christinas Present To You 10 C Wash All Day Friday, Dec. 23 J-D Laundromat JEAN & DALE LQCKWOOD immmmmmmmmm} As we experience the glory and wonder of Christmas. may the joy of the holiday season bring peace and happiness to every heart. Be sure to stop in for all your last minute gift shopping, Nadine's Sundries open nites'fil 8 Kossuth O.E.S. Names Officers At Burt Hall BURT - Members of Kossuth chapter O.E.S. Tuesday night elected officers for the new year. Esther Hilton was elected Worthy Matron and Clark Miller was elected Worthy Patron. Other officers elected were- Doris Miller, Associate Matron; Mennet Trunkhill, Associate Patron; Mabeline Lovstad, Secretary; Lefie McMullen, treasurer; Karen Davies, conductress; and Bertha Newbrough associate conductress. The balance of the corps of officers will be appointed by the Worthy Matron-elect. Members voted to hold open installation of officers in the chapter hall at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 13. Hosts for the evening will be Mr. and Mrs. Harlan Blanchard, Mr. and Mrs. Don Patterson and Beulah Davies. Hosts for the regular meeting Jan. 9 will be Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley and Lillian Fredrickson. Following the adjournment of Tuesday evening's meeting, members enjoyed a group singing of Christmas carols. Shirley Amesbury gave a reading and members emjoyed a gift exchange. ' Burt Scouts Plan Burning Of The Green BURT - Members of the three Girl Scout troops and their leaders have ' completed plans for holding a "Burning of the Green" ceremony in Burt this year. They are asking all residents to save their Christmas trees for the girls for this occasion. . • Plans are to hold the ceremony <at the go-kart race track at 7p.m. Jan. 6, weather permitting. The public is cordially invited to attend, Residents are asked to have their trees on the boulevard Saturday morning and the Girl Scouts will gather them for burning. - o CHRISTMAS MEETING The Christmas meeting of the Burt Women's Club was held Dec. 11 at the home of Lefie McMullen. Assistant hostesses were Helen Smith, Janice Troutman and Rowena Ryerson. Each member brought a gift to be sent to patients at Woodward State Hospital and School. Gerentology chairman ElvaBoet- tcher reported that she and Arleen Manus delivered fruit baskets to the Burt rest homes at Thanksgiving time. President Vera Bradley announced the program committee for the coming year. They are Iva Jurgens dim., Jean Lock wood, Elva Boettcher, Helen Smith, and Mary Smith. Program chairman Erna Grover announced the program. Mary Jean Andrews gave a reading, "The Least of These" by Margaret Durant. Darlene Herrick, Arleen Manus, and Iva Jurgens presented an inspirational service, "Peaceon Earth." They were assisted by the high school girls' quartette, Patty Sheirbon, Jill Smith, Janet Becker, and Linda Becker, who sang several lovely Christmas selections. ... to you, our friends and customers. We hope your holiday is filled with happy times. Let us serve you soon! DON RilMiRS Serving you with BORDEN'S Twenty-ekht members answered roll call. The next meeting will l>e Jan. 8 at the home of Beth Miller. 4-H MEETING The Plum Creek Boys 4-H Club held their December meeting at the Center School Monday night. Plans were marie for the annual Rally Night. The members are happy to announce that one of their group, Mark Mawdsley, is a candidate for county office. Following the business meeting, the boys enjoyed a Christmas party with games, caroling, and a gift exchange. - o Mrs. Dorothy Scott entertained Mr. and Mrs. Michael Scott and Armande and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Gifford at a Christmas dinner at Cunningham's Sunday. Following dinner, all returned to her home for exchange of Christmas gifts and supper. Burt relatives and friends were sorry to learn of the illness of Chauncy Chipman, who Is hospitalized for medical care at Mercy Hospital, Mason City, and Irene Lauritson, who is seriously ill at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. Mr. and Mrs. Mike Scott and Armande spent Friday night and Saturday with Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Andrews in Mankato. Among college students arriving home the past weekend to spend the Christmas holidays are Judy Mitchell, and Ann Wilson from S.U.L, Iowa City; Ellsworth ,Dutton, Kenneth Richter, Joe Fries, Richard Gebken, Dean Larson, David Walker, Linda Fairbanks, and Duane Peter, all from I.S.U., Ames, and Doug Black, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls. Members of the Burt Cadet Scouts met with Cindy Sill Friday. Plans were completed for Christmas caroling. The girls then completed their mothers' Christinas gifts. Refreshments were served by Cindy and her mother. .^ Mr. and Mrs. Barley Trout-' man, Jr., entertained at coffee following the school Christmas program Thursday night. Guests were the Harley Troutmans, Sr., and the Al Hinckleys. Mr. and Mrs. Ron Jurgens also entertained following the Christmas program Thursday. Guests there included Mr. and Mrs. C. A, Jurgens, Ledyard; Mrs. Arthur Cody, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Cody, Becky and Mark, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Berkland, and Theresa Cody, all Cylinder; and Supt. and Mrs. Harry Haven. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Davis and Mrs. Darrell Davis attended fun- eral sen-ices for Mrs. Bud Davis at St. James, Minn., Tuesday. They also attended final rites and burial services for Mrs.Davisat the Silver Lake Cemetery at Ayrshire, Iowa, in the afternoon. Mrs. Davis was a sister-in-law of the Fred Davises and the Charles Davises, Akona. Mrs. Walter Campney arrived home Thursday from the Buffalo Center Hospital where she was under medical care for pneumonia for a week. An early Christmas dinner was held at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Andreasen Wednesday. Guests were Mrs. Cecelia Scott and Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Andreasen. Mrs. Scott left Friday to spend Christmas with her daughter and family, Dr. and Mrs.Eu- trene Lloyd, at Shenandoah. Mr. ami Mrs. Roger Scott took his mother as far as Ames where she was met by Dr. Lloyd. A baby daughter, Dena Rochelle, arrived to make her home with Mr. and Mrs. Roger Lavrenz, Milwaukee, Wise. Baby Dena, who is the first child in the family, was born Dec. 13, weighing G Ibs., 4 oz. Grandparents are Mr, and Mrs. Roland Lavrenz, Burt. CHURCH NEWS with the cooperation of the Presbyterian Church - 8:30 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Lone Rock, la. SUNDAY, Dec. 24 - Morning Worship, 10 a. m. Sunday Church School, 11 a. m. FRIDAY, Dec. 22- Carolling- meet at the church .it 7 p. m. SATURDAY, Dec. 23 - Communicant's Class, 9 a. in. WEDNESDAY, Dec. 27-Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p. m. GOOD HOPE METHODIST Merlin C. Davies - Pastor FRIDAY, Dec. 22 - Happy Scrappers - 7:00 p.m. SATURDAY, Dec. 23-Sunday School Christmas program practice - 1:30 p.m. SUNDAY, Dec. 24 - Sunday school - 10:00 a.m. Worship service. Sermon topic, "Where Shall We Find Him?" - ll:00.i.m. Sunday School Christmas program and Christmas Eve Candlelight Service - 6:45 p.m. BURT COMMUNITY EVENTS FRIDAY, Dec. 22 - School dismisses for Christmas vacation 2 p.m. THURSDAY, Dec. 28 - "Winter Wonderland Homecoming Dance" at High School auditorium, all alumni and students invited - 7:30 p.m. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Rev. Edwin Bishop - Pastor SUNDAY, Dec. 24 - Sunday school - 8 a.m. Divine Worship service *• 9 a.m. Special voter's assembly - 9:15 a.m. Sunday school Christmas program, "Joy To The World" - 6 p.m. MONDAY, Dec. 25-Chrlstmas divine worship services - 9 a.m. WEDNESDAY, Dec. 27-Choir rehearsal - 8 p.m. BURT PRESBYTERIAN Rev. JohnReiners-Supply pastor FRIDAY, Dec. 22 - Sunday school Christmas program, a Christmas drama, "The Holy Night" - 7:30 p.m. SUNDAY, Dec. 24-Divine worship services - 8:45 a.m. Sunday school - 9:45 a.m. Annual union candlelight services at Methodist Church - 8:30 p.m. BURT METHODIST Merlin C. Davies - Pastor SUNDAY, Dec. 24 - Worship service. Sermon topic, "Where Shall We Find Him?" - 9:00a.m. Sunday school - 10:00a.m. Union Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at Burt Methodist Church, LIVE MUSIC NOT FINISHED SHOPPING? We still have a nice selection of gift ideas — Astro-lites, purses, watches, toys, apparel, etc. Also, name brand DRESSES — and the price have been SLASHED ! Jo Ann's NEW AND USED CLOTHING Phone 924-3253 Season's Greetings To all our patrons and friends, and sincere thanks for the privilege of serving you. Best wishes for the happiest of holiday seasons. Smith & Lockwood Burt RINGING IN BEST WISHESI RED'S MOTOR SHOP ygsytf*"*.*" May the true meaning(§|K of this season be an inspiration to you and yours ... 1967 Burt Co-op Elevator RONALD JURGENS 1967 To all our wonderful friends . . . Joy is our wish for you . . . BURT SAVINGS BANK •« * *••» * e.

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