The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 1, 1968 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 1, 1968
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Burt The Monitor Thursday, Feb. 1, 1968 Algena (la.) Upper Det Mo?n«f-7 Mrs. Ruby Hlnckley. News Lone Rock Three Injured In Accidents I* You'd never believe it, but the only injury received in the crash of the two autos shown here was bruises-and yet, that's exactly what Rose M. Hutchinson, 29, Bancroft, sustained when her car, right, collided with one driven by Wayne S. Snyder, 68, Canton, Minn., left. The mishap occurred two miles north of Algona on highway 169 at 12:55 p. m. Tuesday. The photos of the wrecked cars, with $800 damage estimated to the Hutchinson vehicle, and $1,000 to the other, were snapped soon after the crash and Mr. Snyder can be seen still sitting behind the wheel of his car. The Hutchinson auto was headed south and the Minnesota car was headed north at the time. The Bancroft car was going to turn into the driveway at the Dr. Jerry Shey farm when, according to Deputy Sheriff Eppo Bulten, who investigated, the Snyder vehicle crossed the center line and the collision resulted. Snyder was charged with meeting and failing to turn right. Snyder*s car wound up in the east ditch, headed north, while the Hutchinson auto landed in the west ditch, headed west. Gary J. Loraditch, 21, South Sioux City, Nebr., escaped injury when the car he was driving went out of control on ice and crashed into a utility pole on East McGregor street here at 8:30 a. m. Tuesday. The car sustained an estimated $500 damage, according to police who investigated. Hubert L. Brones, 51, Ledyard, was charged with failing to have a driver's license and sustained a cut over his right eye, a broken collarbone and a bruised right arm when the auto he was driving hit a patch of ice, went out of control into a ditch, through a fence and into a plowed field two miles north of Swea City at 11:15 a. m. Monday. Mr. Brones was taken to St. Ann hospital here for treatment of his injuries. He was headed south and pulled out to pass a car driven by Burley Elliot, Swea City, when the mishap occurred. The car slammed into the east ditch. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1,500 by Deputy Sheriff Don Wood who investigated. Friday at 10 p. m., an auto driven by Stephen J. Schiltz, 22, Bancroft, went out of control on a downhill curve, a mile south of Algona, skidded off the road and went into a ditch where it slammed into a tree. •••..*..• . •• ..»*>•• Sj^iitS was^taken, to St.. Ann for treatment of facial cuts. He was charged with failing to have control'by 'Patrolman Charles Bird who investigated. An estimated $600 damage resulted to the car. (UDM Polaroid Photos) Recent Bride Is Shower Honoree, Burt BURT - Mrs. Dennis Franzen, nee Charlotte Lappe, was honored at a post-nuptial shower at the American Legion hall Tuesday night. The guests attending were registered by Charlene Lappe. Corsages were presented to Charlotte; her mother, Mrs. Charles Lappe; and to the groom's mother, Mrs. Lewis Franzen. A short program was presented by June Presthus, Joan Gifford, Kathi Lappe and Viola Becker. Assisting Charlotte in opening her gifts were her sisters, Charlene and Kathi. Refreshments were served from a beautifully decorated tea table with Charlotte's aunt, Mrs. Richard Bristow, pouring. Hostesses were ValetaGriese, June Presthus, Lillian Lavrenz, Ruth 0. Patterson, Alleeda Harms, Mary Baer, Toots Hoppus, Marilyn Johnson, Grace Ackerman, Maxine Bristow, Agnes Arend, Mavis Johnson, Betty Jean Miller, Ella Mae Cherland, Eva Shipler, Dorothy Peterson, Esther Schrader, viola Cunningham, Dorothy Me Farland, Gloria Presthus, Beulah Black, Naomi Chipman, Benita Mitchell, Lois Angus, Loretta Lichter, Wantalee Hawcott, Dorothy Bernau, Marlene Wolf, Hattle Schrader, Lurena Soderberg, Alvina Hasse and Martha Gifford. - o BLUE BIRDS MET A regular meeting of the Burt Blue Birds 4-H Club was held at the home of Rochelle Sarchet Saturday. Fourteen members answered roll call with "what I'd like to learn in 4-H this year." Reports on the officers training school were given by the clubs' officers who attended. Material for the new year was distributed. Pamela Soderberg led the members in repeating the pledge to the flag and the 4-H pledge. A workshop for senior members in pie and breadmaklng was held at the home of the leader, Mrs. Gerald Soderberg, Jan. 20. A demonstration on making muffins was given by Cynthia Soderberg and Rochelle Sarchet demonstrated the proper method of measuring liquid and dry ingredients. Following the business meeting, members of the club packed heart kits for the Kossuth County Heart Association. Refreshments were served by the hostess and her mother, Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet. - o - Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller attended final rites for a great- aunt of the latter, held at the Story City Methodist church, Monday. They went on to Des Moines Monday evening where they attended meetings of the Iowa Grain Dealers. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Campney spent Sunday with his mother, Mrs. Mabel Campney, a patient at Iowa Methodist hospital, Des Moines. Mrs. Magdaline Ortman, Robert and Sandra attended the open house honoring Mr. and Mrs. Mike Arend on their golden wedding anniversary Sunday. Mrs. Lawrence Presthus and Mrs. Billy Gifford spent Friday in Ft. Dodge. Mrs. Presthus received medical care there. The meeting of the Burt Cadet Scouts, postponed from Jan. 27, has been rescheduled for 2p. m., Feb. 3. It will be held at the home of Jayne Skadburg. A congregational pot-luck dinner was held at the Burt Presbyterian church at noon Sunday, honoring Rev. and Mrs. Russell Markkula and Samuel of Avoca, Wise. Also guests of the local congregation were Rev. and Mrs. John Reiners and family, Lakota, and a delegation from the Woden Presbyterian church. Approximately 75 members of Burt Methodist church attended a family night pot-luck supper and program sponsored by the members of Janice circle Sunday evening. Mrs. Elsie Hawks, Storm Lake, district missionary chairman, was present and entertained by showing slide sand telling of her recent visit to missions in Bolivia, South America. Judy Mitchell, student at Iowa City, spent from Thursday through Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell. They were joined for the weekend by Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mitchell and Rhonda of Des Moines. All helped Don observe his birthday anniversary. Thursday guests at the Al Hinckley home were Mr. and Mrs. Fritz Krohnberg, Owatonna, Minn., and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Prange, Wells, Minn. Mrs. Harold Fisher, Swea City, entertained members of the Jolly 10 Club at her home Friday. Attending from Burt were Char Habeger, Mary Beth Hamilton, Irma Doege, Phyllis Wiener and Lydia Manus. Mr. and Mrs. Corwin Thomas, Scranton, were Thursday guests at the Lawrence Doege home. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Doege, Woden, spent Tuesday at the Doege home. Walt Steward Is Again Fire Chief At Burt BURT - Walter Steward, who is beginning his 50th year as a member of the Burt Fire Department, was re-elected as fire chief for another year. Others elected were E. E. (Red) Pettis, assistant chief; Claire Reutzel, captain; and Howard Batt, Lt., secretary and treasurer. Vern Shipler, who has been assistant fire chief the past several years, resigned Thursday night from the department as he and his wife, Esther, are moving to a farm. Fifteen of the 18 members of the department were present at Thursday night's meeting. Lions Pancake Day Is Huge Success, Burt BURT - Members of the Burt Lions Club are deeply grateful to every one who came to eat the hundreds of pancakes they baked and served Saturday. According to Fred Hilton, chairman, the day was a big success in spite of the inclement weather. About 35 Ibs. of pancake flour and 17 dozen eggs went into the batter baked into cakes and about 75 pounds of sausages were consumed as well as gallons and gallons of coffee and milk. Proceeds from the event will go toward the many worthwhile projects of the club, such as the Lions Eye Bank, Community Improvements, Youth Activites, etc. Measles Shots BURT - Approximately 75 students took advantage of the measles immunization program at the Burt school Friday and had a measles shot. PublUhid By fh> Upp.r Dt. M «ln M Publlthhifl Co., Algona, Iowa GARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPMAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. 0. CHIPMAN, PHONE BURT, RES. 924-3431 Work On At Burt BURT - Work has been proceeding speedily on the rebuilding and improving of electric service in Burt, thanks to the unseasonably mild weather. Equipment and a crew of four workmen from the North West Line Co., Alta, assisted by Burt's utilities superintendent and his crew, have been busy installing a new 3-phase transformer power bank with 3-phase lines directing current to the Burt Coop Elevator, Farm Service, city pump house, etc. They have also increased the size of the present transformer capacity; strung new 3-phase and single phase secondary lines and converted 4 blocks of single phase primary lines to 3-phase primary lines. They are also rebuilding and increasing the wire size on four blocks of 3-phase lines. Four new mercury lights with photo-electric cells have been installed in the center of alleys adjoining the business district. Estimated cost of the project was setat$6,000, however, things are going so fast, the entire cost may run considerably less, as the workers and equipment are working on an hourly salary. - o - ABSENTEEISM There have been quite a few cases of absenteeism, due to the flu, among students and faculty at the Burt school. Doing substitute work for various faculty members have been Mrs. Louis Krull, Mrs. Wayne Dugan, Mrs. Bob Marlow, and Mrs. H. Haase. Iowa Basic Skills Tests will be taken by students in grades 3 through 9 this week. Members of the faculty salary committee met recently with Dr. M. I. Lichter and Ed Smith, members of the board of education salary committee, to work on the: salary schedule for the next year." Nothing definite was accomplished at this meeting. - o - W.S.C.S. MEETING W.S.C.S. of the Methodist Church will hold an all-day meeting Feb. 7. The morning session will be a mission study on Japan. At 12:30. p.m., a Japanese luncheon will be served by the following committee, Karen Davies, Lorraine Campney, Beulah Davis, Frances Sarchet, Lefie McMullen, Helen Vogel and Lurena Soderberg. The regular monthly business meeting will be held in the afternoon. Beth Miller will be in charge of the afternoon program. it Lines ssmg LADES AID Members of St. John's Ladies Aid will meet at the church at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 6 for their regular monthly meeting with Elizabeth Radig, Luella Schadendorf, and Isabelle Koepke as hostesses. Verona Schmidt will give devotions, with Pastor Bishop leading the discussion on "How We Got Our Bible." Market basket surprises will be furnished by Mary Lou Marlow, Roseann Gifford and Iva Jurgens. - o Burt friends were sorry to learn that Frank Tellier, former Burt resident and county Conservation officer, is hospitalized at Iowa City. Mr. Tellier has been hospitalized since mid-December. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Angus and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Christensen will be hosts at the Feb. 4 meeting of the Burt Mariners Club. Devotions will be given by Leonard and Marlene Stenzel. Roscoe Jr. and Evelyn Mawdsley will lead the program discussion on "The Celestial City." Duane and Marjorie Mawdsley will be in charge of the fellowship hour. Gets Scholarship BURT - A student aid scholarship for the spring semester has been awarded to Janet Boyd, student in dietetics at Iowa City. Janet, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell, is also apart-time assistant dietitian at the University Hospital, Iowa City. COMMUNITY CALENDAR THURSDAY, FEB. 1 - Kossuth Lodge meets, 8 p. m. FRIDAY, FEB. 2- Boys' Basketball - Swea City at Burt, 8 p. m. MONDAY, FEB. 5 - Town Council meets, 7:30 p. m. TUESDAY, FEB. 6-American Legion and Auxiliary meeting, 8 p. m. THURSDAY, FEB. 8 - Past Matrons meet at the home of Mabeline Lovstad, 7:30 p. m. Income In 1966, more than 14 million familites had incomes exceeding $10,000 while fewer than 7 million families had incomes of less than $3,000, according to the U. S. Bureau of the Census. Westinghouse NEW WESTINGHOUSE UPRIGHT FREEZER WITH 425 LB. CAPACITY 199.95 DON MITCHELL now only $ Burt, la, 924-3413 DON'T * I Put Your Cur in the s Hands ot Experts ... | Reutzel's Garage I • D t_ ^ n.f\ A JK J* • M ^f^F_ Ifc CHURCH HEWS ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN Rev. Edwin Bishop, Pastor FRIDAY, FEB. 2 - Announce for Communion, 4 to 5 p. m. and 6:30 to 7:30 p. m. SUNDAY, FEB. 4 - Sunday- School and Bible Class, 8 a. m. Divine Worship and Communion Services, 9 a. m. TUESDAY, FEB. 6 - Ladies Aid meets, 2 p. m. Board Parish Education meets, 8 p. m. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7 - Religion School and Confirmation class, 6 p. m. Choir Rehearsal, 8 p. m. BURT PRESBYTERIAN Rev. John Reiners, Supply Pastor SUNDAY, FEB. 4 - Divine Worship Services, 8:45 a. m. followed by a congregational meeting. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Mariners meet with Robert and Maxine Angus with Bill and Avis Christensen as hosts, 7:30 p. m. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7-U.P.W. circles meet, 2:15 p. m. Circle A meets with Hilma Carlson, devotions by Magdaline Ortman and Bible study by Elva Boettcher. Circle C meets with Dorothy Becker, devotions by Viola Becker and Bible study by Naomi Junlcermeier. Circle B meets with Rose Karels at 7:30 p. m., devotions by Mary Sill and Bible study by Avis Christensen. BURT METHODIST Rev. Merlin c. Davies, Pastor SUNDAY, FEB. 4-Divine Worship Services, 9 a. m. Sunday School, 10 a. m. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7 - W.S. C.S. Mission Study Day at the church, 9:30 a. m. Japanese luncheon at 12:30 p. m. followed by regular monthly W.S.C.S. meeting. Official board meeting-, 8 p. m. GOOD HOPE METHODIST Rev. Merlin C. Davies, Pastor THURSDAY, FEB. 1-W.S.C.S. meets, 2 p. m. SUNDAY, FEB. 4 - Sunday School, 10 a. m. Divine Worship Service, 11 a. m. Happy Scrappers leave at 7:15 p. m. to go to Emmetsburg to attend "The World of Carl Sandburg." PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Lone Rock, la. Rev. Albert C. Bullock, Pastor SUNDAY, FEB. 4- Youth Sunday. Morning Worship, 10 a.m. The service will be conducted by members of the Youth Fellowship. Sunday Church School, 11 a. m. THURSDAY, FEB. 1-U.P.W. Meeting, 2 p. m. The program Dennis Waller, Editor iijjsw:*:*:*:-^ I Why Continue to Advertise? I •x <t 'V y :•:• Every newspaperman has heard the story, but it bears repeat- \ :•:• ing: One day, P. K. Wrigley was riding on a train with a friend and •: .'•:• the conversation turned to the chewing gum business. \ :•:• The friend, who had an eye for saving a penny, suggested now ; :|:| that Wrigley chewing gum was so well known and had such large ! :|:| distribution it might be wise to dispense with advertising, save : £ that expense and make that much additional profit. : :•: "I could ask the conductor of thjs train the same question," ': |:|: replied the financial genius. "This train is now going 60 miles per : :•:• hour, so why not disconnect the engine? Advertising is to merch- : :•:• andising what a locomotive is to a train. It is the power which : :•:;' keeps it going." j will feature Mrs. Helen Huber from the Kossuth County Welfare office as our special guest. All members are invited to bring guests to this meeting. SATURDAY, FEB. 3 - Communicant's Class, 9 a. m. MONDAY, FEB. 5-Adult Bible study, 8 p. m. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 7-Choir rehearsal, 7:30 p. m. Session meeting, 8 p. m. 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