Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on November 14, 1974 · Page 3
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^^^"•^"^•—^^^ Portland News By Mrs. Victor Fitch The Pour Corner Social Club of Portland mefc Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 5 In the home of Wyona Harms i n Titonka. Attending were Hazel Carroll Janwe Moore, Bonnie Rike Karen Ruse, Wyona Harms! Sandra Harms, Viva Ringsdorf, Emily Larsen, Lennice Harms, Leona Haase, Margaret Phelps and Vera Fitch. The meeting was called to order by our president, Viva Ringsdorf. In the old business, Hazel Carroll made a motion that we pay Sandra Harms and Janice Moore for the ice cream .they furnished for the picnic. New business was the revealing Of our secret sisters and drawing of new secret sister, also election of officers. Kare n Ruse will be our new president, Margaret Phelps, vice president, and Leona Haase, secretary and treasurer. Janice Moore and Margaret Phelps are on the calling committee. Margaret Phelps received a birthday gift from her secret sister. Emily Larsen made a motio n that we give $10.00 to the Shepards Cottage in Burt. Sandra Harms seconded the motion. Secret Sisters gifts will still be $1.00 and the Christmas Gift grab bag a $1.00 gift. Emily Larsen will have the Christmas party, Tuesday afternoon, Dec. 3. She will furnish sandwiches, others to bring cookies, candy or any kind of Christmas goody. • Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith returned home last week after spending, eleven days at Irving, Texas visiting their son David They drove to Des Moines where David met them Oct. 19, and did the driving to Irving' While there they visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mayhon, spending Saturday af iernoon and Saturday evening there, celebrating Larry anc David's birthdays. Mrs. Mayhon is a sister to Mrs. David Smith They alo visited the largest airport in the world, between Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas. On ,the way home Mr. and Mrs. Smith and Ramona stopped I over night at Cameron, Mo. j Debbie Nelson of Ames spent the weekend i n the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Verle Nelson. Mrs. Henry Smith entertained Circle A of the Burt Presbyterian Church lastt. week Wednesday. Fourteen ladies were in attendance. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sorensen, Burt, Mrs. Ann Potthoff and Mrs. Arlene Benkendorf, Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hertzke, Mark and Steve and Mrs. Grace Sit.eve.ns, Lakota, were recent visitors in the E. C. Schwietert home near Burt. Mrs. Robert Weber, Melissa and Carrie, Mrs. Frank Meyer of Fenton, and Mrs. Jim Antoine of Bancroft drove to St. Paul, Minn, on Friday and visited with Mr. and Mrs. Art Sousa and family. Enroute home they I stopped at Alden, Mnn. to visit ' Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Voigt. Mrs. Voigit, had just returned home from the hospital. Mrs. Bernard Meister and Mrs. Linda Meister and boys drove to Fairmont, Monn on Friday to shop. Mrs. Linda Meister and boys were dinner and Supper guests on Sunday in the Bernard Meister home. Mr. and Mrs. Wally Woods and family drove to Sheffield on Sunday where they were dinner guests in the Harry Woods home in honor of Harry's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trunk- THE TITONKA TOPIC, TITONKA, IOWA, NOVEMBER 14, 1974 hill and Andy of Algona were Sunday dinner guests in the Mennet Trunkhill home. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry DischerJ and family were Sunday dinner guests in the Michael Balk I home in honor of the baptism of Christopher Balk, who was born Nov. 1. Other guests-were Mr. and Mrs. Richard Balk and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Dearsch of Algona. Mrs. Jack Thompson and fam- ilyvisited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Larson, in Algona on Saturday afternoon and also visited .the Quentin Bjustroms and their daughter, Mrs. Jon Petterson, Burton, Jill and Polly who are visiting the Bjus- ;roms for a time. Mrs. Jack Thompson and family attended tihe sale of Grandma Wagoner's household goods on Sunday. They also visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bob Arend, where .they celebrated the birthday of Mrs. Effie Teeter. Other guests for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Harvey Larson of Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Broesder and family, Mr. and Mrs. Vern Teeter and family, and Mr. and Mrs. Edmond Larson of Algona. Mrs. Jack Thompson drove to Clear Lake on Thursday and Friday to consult a doctor and do some shopping. You get the most out of life if you give It all you've got. Letter To The Editor THANK YOU Thank you voters of the 8th District for the many courtesies extended to my family and to me during the 1974 campaign. Although your kindnesses cannot be repaid, neither will they be forgotten. —JEAN HAUGLAND JUNIOR GIRL SCOUTS The Titonka Junior Girl Scouts held their mee,ting on Monday, Nov. 4. We worked on our mother's .Christmas gifts. Patrol 1 had games, and Patrol 2 had the Flag Ceremony. Jeriann Sleper and Diane Hamilton served treats. On Thursday, October 31, the 6th grade had a Halloween party. —Kira Wilbeck, secretary Just want to thank all the little ones (and some big ones) who have stopped and visited with me while I rested in Doc Hill's yard these past weeks. It has been fun and 111 try and be back next year. I think there'll be another friendly person to take my place next month. Wait and see. Look out for him — He's always good for a few belly laughs! See you. —Your Halloween Man (ED NOTE: For those of you who didn't get ,to see him, Doc and Peggy Hill had a very friendly 'Halloween Man" in their yard that even took time to visit with the children when they stopped by. We'll be looking forward to meeting Santa next month, and thank the creators for these enjoyable interludes!) Worth Money Trade In your old Furniture You are invited to Bjus- troms Furniture. COMPLETE HOME FURNISHINGS Established 1935 Carpeting, Floor Covering, i Large Selections. Use our i easy payment plan. ' BJUSTROM'S FUHNTTURE COMPANY Algona, Iowa Planning A Wedding? See us for .... * Announcements * Invitations * Napkins * Guest Books A COMPLETE SELECTION The Titonka Topic BROWNIE GIRL SCOUTS Fifteen Brownie Girl Scouts met in Fellowship Hall of the Methodist Church. Anne Erpelding called the meeting to order. We said the Girl Scout Promise. On Nov. 18 the Woden- Crystal Lake Brownies will visit us. Committees for this meeting are: hostesses, Brenda Carlson and Beth Eden; invitation, Tammy Kardoes and Bonita Eden; flag ceremony, Wendy Bruns, Paula Harms, Jill Knudson and Anne Erpelding; games, Barb Moore, Denise Schutter, Melanie Givens and Linda Heyer; songs, Sharon Madsen, Pam Peterson, Shirley Erpelding and Amy Bronson. Bonita made a motion •to adjourn, seconded by Sharon. We met in our committees. Get well cards were made for Stacey Goodrich. —Wendy Bruns, reporter' BUY IT IN TITONKA! Activities At The Titonka Care Center (Written for last week) On October 25, we celebrated Myra Ostrum's birthday. Her granddaughter furnished .three decorated cakes and everyone enjoyed a generous serving. On Monday we worked on our individual craft projects. Some ladies worked on dolls and others worked on yarn flowers. In the afternoon bingo winners were Emma M., Emma Smith, Bertha S., Bertha P., Bertha N., Amy, Myra, Gordon and Gertie Tuesday was craft day and we we worked on individual projects i n the morning. In .the afternoon we enjoyed carving jack-o-lanterns. We made cookies for Halloween on Wednesday morning. In the afternoon, ladies from the Titonka Woman's Club brought cookies and party favors. The program they presented made the Halloween party complete. Thanks for a lovely afternoon. We decorated cookies Thursday morning in hopes that we would have a lot of trick or treaters. In the afternoon we played table bowling with Roy Harold and Dale getting the most strikes. Our Halloween evening was made more enjoyable when the Cadet Girl Scouts brought many of the smaller children of the town to trick or treat. The girls sang two Halloween songs and talked with .the residents. The leaders, Lea Clausen, Cathy Stangl and Leslie Schroeder, helped with the little ones as Bertha Smith handed out cookies. Special "thank yous" go to the Girl Scouts and parents of the little people. Our evening was made brighter by the little visitors; this was our treat! Friday's movie was an old silent picture, "The Cops", starring Buster Keaton. Frida bingo winners were Bertha N Bud, Gertie I., Herbert., Anni I. and Roy. The residents would like tc send special thank yous to the ladies of the Federated Club for the decorated box of Hallowee n cookies, and to all who brought pine cones, craft items, and cookies during the past week Your thoughtfulness is so greatly appreciated by all of us ___ _ Bcazacis & Auction Wednesday, November 20 TITONKA United Methodist Church Bazaar: 3:00 p.m. Auction: 7:00 p.m. Quilts - Handcraft - Baked Goods Lunch Counter — Homemade Soup Sponsored by United Methodist Women live modern for less with gas Oaa can h«at your houst In winter, cool it in turn- mer. It can cook your rotate, dry your clothes, heat your water. K can die- POM of train, and guard your yard wttt toft, ffntte NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVCIE CO. OR YOUR LOCAL HEATING CONTRACTOR Gale Struthers Honored At Pre-Bridai Shower A -shower honoring Gale Struthers of. Wesley and Mike Logsdan was held at the Doa n Church on Saturday, Nov. 2 with about 75 guests registered by Mrs. Ted Hoover, Sr. A program with Mrs. Merlyn Hoover as mistress of ceremonies was presented. She welcomed the guests and presented the honoree, her mother, Mrs. Ross Struthers, her grandmother, Mrs. Dale Struthers, Mrs.Logs- da n of Des Moines and Mrs. Hjelmaas, with corsages. An inspirational message was given by Mrs. Hjelmaas, Mrs. Harold Martinek read a poem, and Mrs. Leonard Leek played a piano solo. Gale was then| dressed in a homemade impromptu wedding gown designed by .three friends from newspapers, pins and tape provided by Mrs. Roger Carlson. The bride in her newly made gown, walked down the aisle to the wedding march played on the organ by Mrs. Leek. Janyce and Paula assisted their sister in open her many gifts. Lunch was served from a table decorated in the bride's! chosen colors of pink and white. Mrs. Jack Haag poured 1 coffee and Mrs. Roger Buffington dipped punch. i Gale and Michael will be' married Nov. 23 at the United' Methodist Church in Titonka. Hostesses were Mrs. Merlyn Hoover, Mrs. Bradford Buffington, Mrs. Merrill Zwiefel, Mrs. Robert Kain, Mrs. Sylvester Arndorfer, Mrr. Robert Boleneus, Mrs. Louis Hansen, Mrs. Ray Cunningham, Mrs. Phillip Asa, Mrs. Fred Asa, Mrs. Dwighfc Seaberg, Mrs. Harold Martinek, Mrs. Mary Young, Mrs. Ted Hoover, Sr., Mrs. Eugene Huff, Mrs. Gerald Bahling, Mrs. Roger Carlson, Mrs. Lyle Alexander, Mrs. Tom EUefson and Mrs. Kenneth Calrson. Berkley Bedell Opposes Congressional Pay Raise Fort Dodge: Berkley Bedell, United States Congressmas- elect from the Sixth District, speaking Monday morning to he Life Underwriters Ass'n. called the proposed Congres- ional salary increase "ridicu- ous". Bedell stated he had sent elegrams to all present mem- lers of the Iowa Congressional lelegation urging them to work o defeat the proposal. Bedell went on to say, "At a ime when we ask all people to ighten their belts, the very dea of increasing congressional alaries is ridiculous. It is a poor xample for a Congress work- ig to halt the crippling effects of inflation on the average wage earner to even consider such a step at this /time. What we need from Washington is more tha n rhetoric, but action and strong leadership." VALLEY FARMERS 4-H The regular meeting of the Valley Farmers 4-H Club was held Monday, Nov. 4 at 8:00 p.m. in the home of Larry and Steve Gray. After filling out our project sheets, we elected officers as follows: Neal Hansen, president; Mark Anderson, vice president; Roger Ricklefs, secretary; Brian Rippentrop, treasurer; Allan Anderson, reporter, Very! Ricklefs, historian; and Brian Bartelt, recreation. Eleven members, four leaders and one visitor were present. Lunch was served. —Brian Rippentrop, reporter TB G \ff ihank You I appreciate the sup£ { fp,ort which the voters of District 8 gave me in my re-election campaign! Branstad STATE REPRESENTATIVE We need many more production workers! Most openings start at $ 3 50 an hour! 1 —— .—Due to the need for more workers OUR EMPLOYMENT OFFICE OPEN 9 a.m. TO 4 p.m. (EXCEPT MONDAYS; 1:00 TO 4:00 P.M. ONLY) We offer excellent starting wages for »n have a broad fringe benefit i«x>|am. • Apply at employment office in the ' 1 de of the fMW£0AOO industries, inc. FOREST f CITY, IOWA AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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