The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 12, 1967 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, January 12, 1967
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Burt The Monitor Lone Rock Mr*. Ruby Hlnckky, N«wft Published By The Upper D«t Meinet Publishing Co., Algona, Iowa Dtnnfo Walter, EdHor Burt Hardware Sold To Ex-Burt Girl Jane Mitchell, Burt, Weds Bahnson; Batt, Manager BURT - The Burt Hardware is now doing business under new management. Dr. Bahne K. Bahn- Bon purchased the building and business from Mr. and Mrs. Roy Anderson and took possession Jan. 3. The store will be operated by Howard Batt, Sr., who will be assisted by his wife. Mr. Batt needs no introduction in the area as he has resided in this community all his life. After receiving his education in the Algona and Titonka schools, he served two years with the U. S. Merchant Marine and two years with the U. S. Army. For the past 12 1/2 years he has served as head custodian at the Burt school resigning that position on Jan. 1 and taking over operation of the hardware store Jan. 3. He and his wife, the former Margaret Riemers, are the parents of two sons, Howard, Jr., and David; and two daughters, Barbara and Cheryl. The community wishes much success to Dr. Bahnson and to the Batts in their new business venture. Mr. and Mrs. Anderson, who have owned and operated the Burt Hardware for the past 16 1/2 years have no definite plans for the future except to make an extended visit with their son, Bob and family, in Washington, D. C. in March. School Custodian BURT — Walter Mescher has been hired as custodian at the Burt Community School to replace Howard Batt, Sr., who resigned to manage the Burt Hardware. Mescher, who took over his duties at the school Jan. 3, was employed at the Lone Rock Co-op Creamery for the past two years. He and his wife, Mildred, head cook at the s.chool, have two sons, John, with the armed forces in Germany, and Allan, in school; two daughters, Judy and Jean, both in Ft. Dodge. ANUARY SALE - YOU SAVE! - ON RUBBER FOOTWEAR ON OTHER CLOTHING ITEMS . ON MEN'S AND BOYS' 0 SPORT JACKETS SHOP NOW AND SAVE ! DRY GOODS AND VARIETY Burt, Iowa ••• WASH WHAT YOU WANT ...WHEN YOU WANT... at our licensed neighborhood Wbstinghouse ® laundry store ALWAYS PLENTY OF HOT RAINSOFT WATER! DO IT YOURSELF . . . SAVE 50% WASH I DRY Per Machine For 10 Minutes (9 Ib.) load COIN OPERATED • UNATTENDED OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK U&DLANDROMATI BURT, IOWA RESOLVE... /! IA \\\\ Resolutions? Try these: —Spend less time shopping this year. —Spend less money. —Get better value for money spent. —Always buy guaranteed merchandise. —Be sure of service for new appliances and machinery. —Buy where satisfaction is guaranteed. If the list is too lengthy for you, we're pleased to shorten it down: Trade within the local business community. We could follow with paragraphs filled with supporting reasons for this statement. We think you know what they are. If not, resolve to give the local community a chance to meet your needs — and then see what kind of action you get throughout 1967. Trade at Home ^N for Your own sake! and community progress In Viet Nam, Army Nurse BURT - A former Burt girl, Lt. Charlotte Spade, is serving with the American Nurses Corps in Viet Nam. Lt. Spade, who volunteered for a year's tour of duty in Viet Nam, is stationed at the 12th Evacuation hospital unit quite near the scene of action. She writes her mother, Mrs. LaVanchaSpade, Sioux City, that the heavy artillery guns are set up just across the road from her apartment there, and on the day after Christmas the bamboo walls of her room were knocked down. Lt. Spade is the daughter of Mrs. LaVanchaSpade, Sioux City, and Walter Spade, Hinton, la. Her father was a former instrumental music instructor at Burt. - o - Robert Voigt, Sr., Burt, was the lucky winner of the $50 savings bond given away by the Burt Savings Bank. Winner of the $25 bond was J. L. Miller. Fred Hilton is recuperating at his home here after being hospitalized at the Park hospital, Mason City, for tests and medical care for the past ten days. Evie Stewart, 87, was taken to the Dickinson County Memorial hospital the past week after becoming seriously ill at his home. Reports are that he is doing fine and may soon be released again. Members of the Past Matrons Club will meet at the home of Lulu Hawcott on Thursday afternoon, Jan. 12. Lorraine Campney will be co-hostess. In charge of entertainment will be Erma Pratt and Mary Jane Dujan. Roll call will be answered with "These Things Not Done." The Burt Band Mothers will hold their January meeting in the •school band room at 7:30 p. m. Thursday, Jan. 19. Hostesses will be Betty Cranston, Mary Carol Fraser, Marge Lavrenz and Naomi Chipman. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Manus became the proud parents of a baby daughter Jan. 3. The little miss, who made her debut at 4 St. Ann hospital, weighed in at 6 Ibs., 6 oz., and has been named Cynthia Renee. She has a sister, Lori, and brothers Danny and Kurt to welcome her into the family circle. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Manus, Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. William Ludwig, Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Al Hinckley arrived home Thursday afternoon after spending the past two weeks at the home of their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. James Brehm, Sioux City. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer, Alan and Joel were Sunday dinner guests of his mother, Mrs. Ella Meyer. .Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell spent Sunday with her mother, Mrs. L. C. Williams at Welcome, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Wood and Randy took Jean Wood and Jane Barslou back to Mankato State College, after spending the holidays at home. This is the beginning of the winter quarter. Myrtle Schwietert of Des Moines spent the Christmas weekend with her brothers and sisters here. Myrtle works for the Mutual Life Ins. Co. of New York and has been with the company in Des Moines for 35 years. Burt Mariners With New Crew BURT - Burt Mariners met for their first meeting of the new year. Officers for 1967 were installed. They are: Robert and Maxine Angus, skippers; Roscoe, Jr. and Evelyn Mawdsley, first mates; Harold and Viola Becker, log keepers; Bill and Avis Christensen, pursers; Frank and Virginia Becker, lookouts; and Rev. and Mrs. Calbreath, chaplains, doctor and nurse. Harold and Viola Becker presented the devotions. The program, by the Duane Mawdsleys, was a discussion on films on the "Problems of Our Youth." Mr. and Mrs. Harley Troutman, Jr. were guests for the meeting. Hosts and hostesses were Mr. and Mrs. Robert Angus and Mr. and Mrs. Arvin Eilders. Iowa City Man, Dec. 18 BURT - A beautiful candlelight wedding was held at the Burt Methodist church Sunday, Dec. 18, uniting in marriage Jane Mitchell, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Mitchell, Burt, and Norlin M. Boyd, son of Mrs. Paul Boyd, Iowa City. Rev. Merlin C. Davies officiated at the double ring ceremony. Appropriate nuptial music was furnished by Mrs. Jarnes Dodds at the organ. She also accompanied Frances McDonald, Sioux City, soloist. The bride, given in marriage by her father, looked lovely in a floor-length gown of ivory silk peau de sole and elegant Alen- con lace. The empire sheath was fashioned with a curved neckline and brief sleeves of lace. Lace adorned the bodice and detailed the skirt. The gown was highlighted with a detachable aisle-filling chapel length train lavishly trimmed with lace. Her chapel veil of ivory illusion fell from an arch crown of corded lace and seed pearls. She carried a bouquet of wedding orchids. The maid of honor was Judy Mitchell, the bride's twin sister. Rhonda Mitchell, niece of the bride was flower girl. Attending the groom was his brother, Bruce Boyd of Iowa City. A reception and buffet dinner at the beautifully decorated home of the bride's parents followed the ceremony with 40 guests attending. Mrs. O. H. Graham dipped punch and Mrs. James Christensen presided at the coffee service. The beautifully decorated tiered wedding cake was cut and served by Mrs. Elsie Winters. Mrs. Al Hinckley was kitchen hostess. Out of town guests attending were Mrs. Marian Boyd, Bruce Boyd and Judy Mitchell, all of Iowa City; Mrs. Richard Hansel and daughters Holly, Heidi and Kara, White Bear Lake, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Boyd and daughters Lori, Cindy and Julie, Rochester, Minn.; Mrs. L. C. Williams, the bride's grandmother, Welcome, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Mitchell, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Clark, Rochelle, Jennifer and Colette, Spencer, la.; and Rev. Merlin Davies, Beth, Owen, Mark and Anne. The bride is a graduate of Burt High School and is a junior at State University of Iowa, majoring in dietetics. She is also assistant to the head dietitian at the University hospital. The groom is a graduate student at State University of Iowa, majoring in psychology. Following a brief wedding trip to Minnesota, the new bride and groom are at home in Iowa City. Minnesota Girl Bride, Jan. 14, Lone Rock Man BUNNY THOMAS LONE ROCK - Mr. and Mrs. Theodore N. Thomas of Forest Lake, Minn., announce the approaching marriage of their daughter, Bunny Rose, to Kermit L. Krueger, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Krueger, Lone Rock. The wedding will take place Jan. 14 at Grace Alliance church at Forest Lake, Minn. Masonic Lodge, Burt, Installs BURT - Members of Kossuth Lodge, Burt, installed the officers for 1967 Thursday night. Clark Miller was installed as Worshipful Master. Others installed were Arnold Hansen, senior warden; Curtis Olson, junior warden; Ted Hoover, Jr., senior deacon; Kenneth Sarchet, junior deacon; Harlan Blanchard, senior steward; Lawrence Newbrough, junior steward; 0. H. Graham, secretary; J. L. Miller, treasurer; and Robert Lang, tyler. Installing Master was J. L. Miller. He was assisted by G. H. McMullen as Marshal, and Mennet Trunkhill as Chaplain. Viggo F. Christensen, Bancroft, became a 50-year Mason Dec. 16. He was honored at Thursday night's meeting. A gold pin, 50-year certificate and a life membership was presented to him \>y E. P. Fredrickson in behalf of the Lodge. Roland Lavrenz' Silver Wedding BURT - The family of Mr. and Mrs. Roland .Lavrenz honored their parents on their 25th wedding anniversary Jan. 6. A 6:30 dinner was served at Cunningham's Tea Room with Mr. and Mrs. Lavrenz, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Vogel, Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Nelson and Sherri Nelson, Algona, Mr. and Mrs. James Redemske, Sherrie Arndorfer, Louis Riedel, Richard, Floyd and Mayme Lavrenz attending. Following the dinner the group returned to the Lavrenz home for an evening of fellowship, cards and visiting. Sp/4 Marvin L. Hunt, Dolliver, la., was a dinner guest Tuesday noon at the home of John and Helen Schwietert, his uncle and aunt. Marvin was home on furlough from Ft. Bliss, Tex. He left Friday for Texas and will finish his army duties in April, then plans to return to Dolliver to again take up his trucking business. Judy Spry left Sunday for Minneapolis where she is enrolled at the Gale Institute of Technology. Judy is training to become an air line stewardess. A 1966 graduate of Burt High School, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Spry. Auxiliary Meeting BURT - Members of the Burt American Legion Tuesday night voted to give a $5.00 donation to the Mental Health Association. In other business, Beth Miller read the legislative letter urging all members to write to President Johnson regarding legislation matters benefiting all veterans. Dates of the 47th annual mid-year conference were announced to be held at Hotel Fort Des Moines, Feb. 5 and 6. On Dec. 30, twelve dozen cookies were packed and sent to the Woodward State hospital. Mrs. Thecla Christensen will be hostess for the January sewing meeting at her home Jan. 11. Hostesses at Tuesday's meeting were Frances Smith and Dorothy Becker. Wed* In Sioux City BURT - A wedding of interest to Burt friends took place at 7:30 p. m. Dec. 22 at the First Congregational church in Sioux City, when Jannette Mozak, Sioux City, became the bride of Paul A. Spade, also of Sioux City. A reception for 150 was held immediately following the ceremony in the church parlors. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Mozak, Sioux City, and the groom is the son of Mrs. LaVancha Spade, Sioux City, and Walter Spade, Hinton, Iowa. Both the bride and groom are graduates of Riverside High School, Sioux City. The bride is an employee of the Aaifs Mfg. Co., and the groom is in training with the Weaver Air Lines school and is a part-time employee of the Iliiucy Dinky store. The Spades were former Burt residents. Mr. Spade was a former instrumental music instructor at the Burt school. Jt'ST DON'T r.SF. A HfOGET PKMBHOKE, Ontario. Canada — A couple here has managed to raise 11 adopted children on an Income of $G!> a week by simply not worrying about money problems. Mr. and Mrs. Hubert .lansen find It Isn't easy but it's fun. "We keep no budget," Mrs. .lansen says. "What would be the use 0 We'd only worry from week to week." Mrs. Jansen bakes all her own bread ant! cake and makes most of the children's clothes. She buys half a cow at a time,flour in a 100-pound bap and provides pork by purchasing a whole pig. Cord of Thanks CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank everyone whose kindness and sympathy brought comfort during the long Illness and death of our beloved sister Ruth. Your cards, memorials and other sympathetic acts will always be rembered. Brothers, sisters, Nieces and nephews. (3m*) CARD OF THANKS We wish to say sincere "Thanks" to our many friends and neighbors for the opportunity to serve you these past 16 years. It is our wish that you give the same loyal support to Mr. and Mrs. Howard Batt, the new manager of the Burt Hardware. Roy and Florence Anderson (3m*) Thursday, Jon. 12, 1967 Algona (la.) Upper D«» Meln«s-5 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 TRACTOR REPAIRS! NOW is the time to bring your tractor in for repairs. Get it out of the way before the rush starts. Expert repair work done at minimal prices. You name it, we can do it! Reutzel's Garage Phone 924-3315 Burt LECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rewinding and general repair of electric motors. RED'S MOTOR SHOP Burt/ Iowa Phone 924-3413 ATTENTION HOUSEWIVES: The prizes for early 1966 fertilizer bookings are now at your co-op elevator. Be sure to stop in and pick up •your thermos bottles, set of knifes, f lashlite- lantern, corn popper or coffee percolator — or whatever your prize is. These are all quality prizes. More prizes will be offered for early fertilizer bookings this year, so talk to that man of yours. REGISTER NOW FOR NEXT YEAR'S PRIZES ! COOP BURT ELEVATOR Ronald Jurgeni, Mgr. Phont 924-3241 IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR! The first of the year brings bills as well as good resolutions! But there need be no problem in starting off the year on a good financial footing, when it's so easy to obtain a personal loan herel Stop in and see us today . . . we'll arrange one convenient monthly payment tailored to your budget. BANKING SERVICES FOR EVERY NEED! BURT SAVINGS BANK MEMBER F.D.I.C. SAVINGS INSURED UP TO $15,000

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