The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 7, 1968 · Page 6
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, March 7, 1968
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Burt Play Is Rated Tops In Contest BURT - The one-act play, "An Over-Praised Season," presented by members of the high school speech class at the District Speech Contest at Titonka on Saturday received a "I" rating. It will now be presented at the State Contest in Spencer Saturday, March 23. Members of the cast are John Fries, Debbie Stenzel, Warren Waltman, Kathi Patterson, Wayne Lavrenz, and Ken Hawcott. Don Westling is stage manager. Linda Becker also received a "I" rating on her interpretive poetry selection, "The Fool's Prayer." Entries by Marilyn Person, Becki Kruse, Lennice Waltman, Cheryl Kruse, Dan Long and Donna Miller received "II" ratings. Mr. Darrell Sparks in speech instructor at the Burt High School. Congratulations to Mr. Sparks and his students on their fine showing at the District Contest. - o - WOMAN'S CLUB The Burt Woman's Club met March 4 at the Methodist Church for a seven o'clock buffet supper. Local school girls and young ladies of the community were guests. After the supper, vice- president Mabeline Lovstad welcomed the guests and asked each member to answer mil call by introducing her guest. The girls' quartet then favored the group with a Czech folk song and their own version of "Old King Cole." Members of the quartet are Linda and Janet Becker, Jill Smith, and Patty Sheirbon. The group then enjoyed slides taken by Mr. and Mrs. Roy McMahon on their recent trip to Europe. The next meeting will be March 18 at the home of Lillian Frederickson. - o - MARINERS MET Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mawdsley and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker were hosts at the March meeting of the Burt Mariners Club. Devotions of the evening were given by Bernard and Jean GiffQr.d...^ -.Leonard and Marlene Stenzel led in an interesting program, "Contradictions in the BIBLE." The Mariners are busy making plans to sponsor a religious concert by the "Layman'sQuartet," a very noted singing group from Holland, Iowa, on Sunday evening, April 28. Further details will be published at a later date. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ryerson called on Elva Simpson who is hospitalized at Mason City. Mrs. Simpson had the misfortune to fall recently, breaking the ball joint in her hip. Burt The Monitor Thursday March 7, 1968 Algona (la.) Ubp*f 0« MdlftiS-7 Lone Rock Mrs. Ruby Hinckley, News L 1 Visit At Open House, Sinclair, Burt BURT - Approximately 300 patrons and friends stopped at the Sinclair Petroleum Co. on Saturday to view the company's facilities and enjoy ham sandwiches, beans, potato chips, doughnuts, coffee, etc. during the company's first annual open house from 9 to 5 p. m. Children were given balloons, candy and apples. Douglas Mechler, Titonka, was the lucky winner of the tractor radio, given away. A 1/2 ton of fertilizer was won by Ed Goche, Bancroft, and winners of the 1/4 tons of fertilizer given away were Johnny Harms, Burt, and Luke Hamilton, Bancroft. O. Lundell, manager of Sinclair at Burt and five other area plants says he was very pleased with the interest shown at the open house and that he and his helpers are getting ready to serve the farmers as soon as field work starts. - o - Wednesday evening callers at the Raymond Westling home were Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Westling, Barnum, la., and Mr. and Mrs. John Volk, Humboldt. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Westling and family, Shenandoah, also came Wednesday night and remained for the final rites for his grandmother, Mrs. Rose Westling on Thursday. There will be a neighborhood Girl Scout Troop committee meeting at the home of Vera Bradley at 2 p. m., Friday, March 8. Mrs. Laura Riebhoff will entertain members of the Fortnightly Club at her home Friday, March 8;-' -"•"'•'•"' Mr. and Mrs. Walter Gramenz and Mrs. Anna Panek, all of Silvis, ni. were weekend guests at the Walter Steward and Howard Salisbury homes. Mr. Gramenz and Mrs. Panek are brother and sister of Mrs. Steward and Mrs. Gramenz and Mr. Salisbury are sister and brother. Sunday visitors at the Al Hinckley home were Mr. and Mrs. James Brehm and Billy, Ida Grove, la., and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Brandt, Mr. and Mrs. John Krohnberg, Mrs. Edith Saucke and Mrs. Percy Bartelt, all of Wells, Minn. fcy Tht Upptr D*i Melnti Publlthlnfl C«., Al«»na, Iowa Dennis Waller, Editor GARRY FUNERAL HOME and AMBULANCE SERVICE AMBULANCE EQUIPPED WITH OXYGEN PHONE BANCROFT 5483 SUCCESSOR TO C. B. CHIPMAN FUNERAL SERVICE C. B. CHIPMAN, PHCNE BURT, RES. 924-3431 RCA T-Y Sales and Service NORTH CENTRAL ELECTRONICS Burt, Iowa Burt Sinclair Plant Held Open House COMMUNITY s _aiiNDM > SfiftSii^i THURSDAY, Mar. 14 - Past and Rub y Hinckley in charge of Matrons basket lunch at noon fellowship hour. Roll call at home of Beth Miller, Erma my experience in a bltzzai-d. Pratt assisting. Lefie McMullen UDM WANT ADS PAYOFF LIVE MUSIC Troubadors THURSDAY, Mar. 7-Scottish program at school by Al Bell, 12:30 p. m. Public invited. MONDAY, Mar. 11 - School board meets, 7:30 p. m. TUESDAY, Mar. 12-Kossuth Chapter O.E.S., 8 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Lovstad, Cheryl Lichter, Betty Jean Miller and Jessie Miller, hosts. BURT - A large crowd attended the open house at Sinclair Petrochemicals, Inc. in Burt Saturday. Free lunch was served throughout the day. Sinclair officials from both the home office and the Burt plant were on hand during the event. Manager of the Burt office is Oscar Lundell and Sid Gilman is assistant manager. (UDM News Photo) Phoenix Rites For Former Lone Rock Man LONE ROCK - Funeral services were held in Phoenix, Ariz. Feb. 24 for Donald D. Marlow, 54, former Lone Rock resident. He died at his home there Feb. 21 after a brief illness due to cancer. He moved from Lone Rock in 1956 and had since been employed as head custodian at Margarita School, Phoenix. He is survived by his wife, Catherine; two daughters, Mrs. Delilah Borg, Phoenix, and Mrs. Virginia Tilford of New Jersey; one son, Donald Marlow, Jr., of Los Angeles; two step-children, Mrs. Mary Winkel, Seattle, and Lyle W. Allen, Omaha; 11 grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Clara Marlow, Bancroft; four sisters and two brothers. Those attending the funeral from this area were P. W. Marlow, Burt; Mrs. Lois Bristow, LuVerne, and Mrs. Lucille Seegebarth, Lone Rock. Residents from this area who are vacationing in Phoenix and were present for the funeral were Hugh L. Walsh and Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Thomsen, Lone Rock, and Mr. and Mr s.Ralph C.Thompson, Algona. Memorials received from this area were contributed to the American Cancer Society. - o - Mr. and Mrs. Kearn Marlow and Michelle, Humboldt, were weekend guests at the Merwin Marlows. The Legion Auxiliary will hold a meeting at the Legion hall Wednesday. Allan Marlow, who is attending Mankato State College, spent the weekend at the home of his parents, the William Marlows. Friday evening guests at the Marlows were Vicki and Perry Elmers and Janet Hammerstrom. Catherine Bierstedt, daughter of the Howard Bierstedts, was home for the weekend. She is working in Ft. Dodge for Felco. Mrs. Howard Bierstedt and girls were Saturday callers at the Bill Larson home, Corwith. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Elbert, Algona, were Sunday guests at the Howard Bierstedts. Lawrence Dittmer took Mrs. Dittmer to Minneapolis where she flew to California where she spent two weeks with her daughter, the Richard Sloans of Inglewood. While there, her son-in-law flew her to San Diego where she spent the day with her brother, Eugene Angus. Adult Bible study lias been changed to Tuesday at 8 p.m. There will be no choir rehearsal this week. Burt Readying For DDD In Month Of May Harold (Mike) Batt, local man, and Jim Kehoe, Waterloo, Western Electric installers working for N. W. Bell Telephone Co., are working in the local office wiring and getting Burt ready to go on Direct Distance Dialing. Another Burt man, Larry Hinckley, also an installer for Western Electric, is working in the Mason City office getting lines ready there for Burt and other area towns. Burt is scheduled to go on D.D.D. sometime in May. - o - spent several days with their daughter Gwenyth in Denver. The Teeters flew from Ft. Dodge. Clara Graham was hostess at the March meeting of the •Methodist Fidelis class at her home Feb. 28. Edith Chipman was assisting hostess. Ten members answered roll call. Relatives At Westling Rites BURT - Out-of-town relatives who came to attend final rites for Mrs. Rose Westling on Thursday and were guests in the Raymond Westling home were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Westling and Mrs. Charles Westling, Alcestor, S.D., Mrs. Selma Dubrall and Mrs. Frieda Dickinson, Beresford, S.D., Arthur Isaacson, Stratford, Mr. and Mrs. Dale Isaacson, Boone, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Westling, Ft. Dodge, Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Westling, Humboldt and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Mr. and Mrs. G. H. McMullen spent the past weekend at the home of their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry McMullen; and Rebecca, Galloway, Nebr.^ Thompson, Mason City. Tuesday guests at the Al Hinck-& ley home were Mr. and Mrs. Fritzfc, Annual Meeting Krohnberg, Owatonna/MInn.;and "'"''' Mr. and Mrs. Ed Krohnbergj, Kiester, Minn. Mrs. Helen Johnson spent'sev- eral days the past week undergoing tests and receiving medical advice at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, Spirit Lake. . Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Teeter BURT''- Plans .are' underway for the annual Burt Independent Telephone Co. Stockholder's meeting. It will be held at 2p.m. Monday, March 25, at the Burt Savings Bank. KOSSUTH COUNTY'S FAVORITE NEWSPAPER! LECTRIC & MOTOR SERVICE Expert service on all rl- winding and genp.'u! repair of electric motor*. RED'S MOTOR SHOP BURT, IA. - PMONl 924.3341 BEAT THE SPRING RUSH... NOW! Plan ahead for a busy spring season with your tractor. Beat the annual jam up by having us tune up your tractor now. Reutzel's Garage 924-3315 Bu/t, la, NOTICE The annual meeting of THE BURT TELEPHONE COMPANY will be held in the meeting room o( the Burt Savings Bank on March 25, 1968 or 2:00 P,M, All shareholders are urged to attend. Ray Dremrnel, President FOR GRAVEL HAULING & EXCAVATING call REUTZEL'S GARAGE Phone 924-3315 Burt, la. Card of Thanks CARD OF THANKS Sincere thanks to everyone who helped make our silver wedding anniversary such a memorable occasion. Special thanks to our family for holding an open house for us and to all who helped in anyway to make it a day we'll never forget. Charles and Esther Schrader. (18*) something we can offer you..... CARD OF THANKS Our recent bereavement leaves us with grateful hearts toward relatives, neighbors, friends and co-workers. Your helpfulness and many comforting expressions of sympathy will always be remembered. The Family of Rose Westling. (18*) and convenience is our business! A COMPLETE LINE OF GRADE A DAIRY PRODUCTS •..J'OF A checking account at the Burt Savings Bank can save yo'u 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. 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