The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 8, 1968 · Page 5
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 8, 1968
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Burt-Lone Rock ••MB ^ Monitor M»li»h>d jy Tht Upp.r D*s Mointi Publishing 6-Algoha /la.) Upper Dei Moiries Co., Algona, Iowa Thursday, Feb. 8, 1968 Several From Burf Are III In Hospitals BURT - A number of Hurt residents are spending time in hospitals. Frank Becker underwent an emergency appendectomy at St. Ann Hospital, Algona, Friday. Merle Schwietert is a patient at Iowa Methodist Hospital, Des Moines. He underwent major surgery there Friday morning. Al Hinckley is hospitalized at University Hospital, Iowa City, receiving medical care for a back condition. - o CADET SCOUTS Jayne Skadburg was hostess Saturday to members of the Cadet Girl Scouts. Plans were made for a songfest to be held in the high school gym from I:30to3:30p.m. March. 2. The three Girl Scout troops from Titonka will be guests of the three Burt troops. Saturday evening, March 16, has, been set as the tentative date for the annual Dad-Daughter Date Night. Mrs. Art Kahler, assistant Cadet leader, gave an interesting and informative program on first aid. Lunch was served by Jayne and her mother. - o MANY SERVED Over 325 area residents were served at the annual homemade soup and chili supper served by the Methodist Merry Mixers and youth fellowship. The groups are very grateful to everyone who helped make this event a success. Proceeds will Kelp defray the cost of the groups' many church projects. - o Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. Lee Dixon on the arrival of their new baby girl. Nancy Ellen arrived at the Bahnson Clinic Feb. 1 weighing 7 Ibs., 1 oz. She has a brother, Tony, and a sister, Sandra. Grandparents are Mrs. Kate Groen, Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. 0. T. Dixon, Bancroft. Congratulations, too, to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Gifford on the birth of their daughter, Robin Renee, who made her debut at St. Ann Hospital, Algona, Jan. 27. She weighed 7 Ibs. and is the first child in the family. Grandparents are Mrs. Meta Gifford, Burt, and Mrs. Muriel Ackerman, Lone Rock. Welcome to Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Gatton, who this past weekend moved into the former Amelia Pohlhemus home, now owned by the Donald Bonnstetters. Mr. and Mrs. Gatton came to Burt from a farm they lived on over 20 years in the St. Benedict area. They are the parents of three children, all grown and married. Mr. Gatton will be employed at Welps. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer, Alan, Joel and Rodney, Mr. and Mrs. EuClaire Meyer, Terry and Brenda, and Mrs. Ella Meyer were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Art Bierstedt, Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Struecker and daughters, West Bend, were Sunday guests of Mr. and Mrs. Don Bonnstetter, Jill and Julie. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bringman, Timmy and Diane, Kalona, spent the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Steward. All were joined Sunday by Mr. and Mrs. Ray Miller, Darrell and Joyce, Estherville. Michelle Miller and Martha Logan, both students at St. Olafs College, NortWield, Minn., spent their semester break with Michelle's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller and Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Fredrickson. The Millers took the girls to Mason City Friday evening where they boarded the bus for the return trip, The Millers went on to Fredricksburg where they spent the weekend at the Owen Hopkins home. Mr- and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and Rodney, accompanied by Mrs. Ella Meyer and Ed .and Lizzie Meyer, Fenton, spent Friday at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Henry Friedricli and family, Marcus, Iowa, They heipd Mrs, Fried* •'••«yv« her birthday Lone Rock Girl Is Engaged To Ringsted Man JANET HAMMERSTROM Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Hammerstrom of Lone Rock announce the engagement of their daughter, Janet Lynn, to Perry Lee Eimers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Elmers, Ringsted. Both are sophomores at Estherville Junior College. No wedding date has been set. Information On Burt Natural Gas Presented BURT - A group of representatives from the North Central Public Service Co. attended the meeting of the Burt town council Monday night and told of plans for installing natural gas service to Burt residents. The work is to be started late spring or early summer. Fire Chief Walter Steward was also present and presented a suggestion and request that water lines running parallel to main lines be extended and tied into regular lines. In so doing, water service would be more satisfactory and would give more assurance of adequate water supply in case of a fire. After considerable discussion council members agreed this be done. Members also voted to set current on street lights so they would burn until dawn each day, instead of just past midnight as is now the practice. This action was taken at the request of several Burt citizens. Members approved a beer permit for Don's Place. In other business financial reports were given and accepted. A satisfactory water analysis report was also received from State Hygienic Laboratories. - o WOMAN'S CLUB MET The Burt Woman's Club met Feb. 5 at the home of Esther Hilton. Assistant hostesses were Mabeline Lovstad and Virginia Fries. President Vera Bradley reported on the county convention which will be held at Fenton, April 2. Reservations should be in by March 20. Margaret Batt reminded club members to try to finish their Girl Scout drives. Iva Jurgens announced the program which began with the members singing the hymn of the month, "0 Sacred Head, Now Wounded." Mary Kahler gave an interesting report on the truth about health foods. Ruth Alice Patterson reviewed the book, "Plant Drugs That Changed The World", by Norman Taylor. Mrs. Harry Haven and Mrs. Raymond Lichter were guests. The next meeting will be held Feb. 19 at the Methodist church. Mariners Have Meeting, Burt Church BURT - Fourteen members answered roll call at the Feb. 4 meeting of the Burt Mariners Club. Meditations were given by Leonard and Marlene Steuzel. iRoscoe Jr. and Evelyn Mawdsley led the program discussion on "The Celestial City." The surprise social number was presented by Duane and Mar- Jo rie Mawdsley. Hosts were Robert and Maxine Angus and BUI and Avis Chris* teusen. Former Portland Resident Dies; Tuesday Rites PORTLAND - Mrs. Maxine Brannigan, 46, Costa Mesa, Calif., died Feb. 2 there. Services were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Wesley, Rev. Gerald Zeman officiating. Rosaries were held Monday evening at the Blake Funeral Home in Titonka and burial was at St. Joseph's cemetery, Wesley. She was born March 12,1921 at Titonka. Her father was Elmer Peterson and step mother, Esther. Her mother, Eva, died in 1947. She was a housewife. One child, Sandra Maxine, resides in California. Casket attendants were Dale Higgins, Duane Higgins, J. L. Intermill, Eugene Jandl, Gerald Bahling and Arthur J. Budlong. - o Richard Rasmussen, Chesterton, Ind., arrived Tuesday to spend a couple of days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Rasmussen. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch and Judy and Ben Leek visited in the Richard Grosser home, West Bend Sunday evening. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Graham, Wade and Wanda of Clear Lake, visited Saturday in the parental A. L. Rasmussen home. Frank Becker was taken to St. Ann Hospital at Algona about 4:30 a.m. Friday and was operated on at 9 a.m. for a ruptured appendix. At this time, he is showing some improvement. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson were dinner guests in the home of Mrs. Effie Teeter, Algona, Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and Rodney went to Marcus, Iowa, F riday where they spent the day in the home of Rev. and Mrs. Henry Friedrich. This was in honor of Mrs. Friedrich's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nauman were Sunday supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dacken. Mr. and Mrs. P. W. Marlowand Lisa and Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Meister and Brett were Friday evening visitors in the Jay Steven home. Mr. and Mrs. John Rosenberg of Fairmont were Sunday dinner guests in the Bill Trenary home. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Huffman of Titonka were recent visitors in the Bill Trenary home. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and family, Mrs. Ella Meyer, and Mr. and Mrs. EuClair Meyer were Sunday dinner guests at the A. C. Bierstedt home at Lakota. Mr. and Mrs. Art Bartlett have a lot of baby lambs, and in the group are coal black twins. "Whiskey to stimulate, gasoline to accelerate, mix to exterminate." Has Pneumonia BURT -Jerry Nydegger, member of the high school faculty, was hospitalized the past week at St. Ann Hospital, Algona, where he received medical care for pneumonia. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Campney spent Sunday at the home of Rev. and Mrs. Arthur Campney, Gilmore City. The Rev. Campneys held an open house at their new Methodist parsonage in the afternoon. COMMUNITY CALENDAR liana THURSDAY, FEB. 8 - Past Matrons meet at the home of Mabeline Lovstad - 7:30 p.m. Lorraine Campney is assisting hostess. Karen Davies in charge of initiation. FRIDAY, FEB. 9-Basketball- Burt vs. Titonka - there - 7p.m. MONDAY, FEB. 12 - School board meets - 7:30 p.m. TUESDAY, FEB. 13-Kossuth chapter Eastern Star meets 8 p.m. PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH LONE ROCK, IOWA Rev. Albert C. Bullock-Pastor THURSDAY, FEB. 8 - The trustees and their wives meet at the manse for dinner at 6:30p.m., with meeting following. SATURDAY, FEB. 10 - Communicants class - 9 a.m. SUNDAY, FEB. 11 - Morning' worship - 10 a.m. Sunday church school - 11 a.m. MONDAY, FEB. 12 - Adult Bible study - 8 p.m. WEDNESDAY, FEB. 14-Choir rehearsal - 7;30 p.m. NEED A TYPEWRITER FOR SCHOOL ? YOU GET THE BEST DEAL AT THE UPPER D.M. PUBL. CO. LECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on oil rewinding and gene'u'i re* pair of electric motors. 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