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Titonka, Iowa
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"v 4>ES HOWES. I i Dcpt. of Hii.lory find Archives THE TITONKA TOPIC \. \ \ VOLUME LXXVI TTTpNKA, KOSSCTH COUNTY, IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 1974 NUMBER 45 THE BOWLERS CORNER Standings and High Scores for the week of November 4 National League Redenius Insurance .26 18 Women Over 165 Mick Jandl 199, 171 Burt Sav. Bank 24i/ 2 19^ Donna Rudisill 195 Don's DX 24 20 Heyer Shelling 24 20 Titonka Sav. Bank . .18% 25 V 2 Farmers Co-op Oil ... 15 29 North Kossuth League Chuck's DX 31 Rollie's Food Ctr. . ..31 Heyer Livestock .... .29 K & H Co-op Oil 29 German Val. Store .. 23 U.B.C 20 Farm Service 19 Beed Hardware 17 Trunkhill Tiling .... 9 Earl's Market 8 Tyk e Leaguers N. Cen. Pub. Serv. . .31 Titonka Sav. Bank . .31 Tyke Lanes 26 Meyer's Painters 20 Cunningham Cafe ..16 Stanley Products .... 10 9 13 15 15 21 24 25 23 35 36 13 13 18 24 28 34 Caralee Follman 194, 177 Donna Dreesman 192, 188 Esther Christensen 190 Charlotte Anderson ... 183, 171 Dora Brandt 180 Judy Junkermeier 180 LaVaughn Wibben ... 180, 168 Bonnie Rike 178 La Vaughn Wibbe n 177 Charlotte Anderson ... 173, 169 Mick Jandl '.173, 169 Betty Miller 172 Katie Ellefso n 171 Dora Brandt 169 Caralee Folllman 165 Men Over 205 A. J. Budlong 233, 207 Lloyd Gjerde 231 Bill Batt 214 Lester Eden 211 .209 Teachers Request 3% Cost Of Living Increase The Titonka Board of Education met at 7:00 pjm., Monday, Nov. 11 in regular session. Customary monthly financial reports were given and approved. A school audit., completed by Ringsdorf & Associates, indicated that all school financial records were in good order and the report was approved by the board. Supt. Wilbeck presented in- Bud Haugen Stanley Limberg 2Q9 Merle Hoover 208 formation education regarding attendance special centers Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 31 J / 2 DT's Lounge 29 Mike's Construction . 28 Titonka Topic 25i/ 2 "Whistle And A Spur". Where Has It Gone? The history of Titonka, Anderson Impl 24y 2 19 Vz "Whistle And A Spur", compil- 8% 15 16 for the 1975-76 school year. Under ithe new Education Agency legislation, a local school district is required to provide some type of program to meet the special education needs of all students in the district. Mr. Wilbeck also in formed the group ithat finances for this program would be generated from local district, and state aid funds according to a weighted student formula. One of the methods discussed to meet .the needs of special edu cation students for our district would be to contract with some other agency to provide the educational program. Supt. Wil- Van Hove Shelling . .22V 2 2iy 2 Titonka Plumbing ..20 24 Callies V-Store 20 24 Carney's Std. Srev. .. 18 26 Crystal Lake Fum. .. 16 28 Titonka Elevator ... 15 29 Willex 9 35 Gary Goetz Is Named Most Valuable Player Gary Goetz was selected by his teammates as the most valuable player on the 1974 Indian football team, and he and Rod Norland were named honorary co-captains. The Oil Can Award, given to the individual the coaches feel did the most, to contribute to the smooth 'operation of the team, was given to Tom Grandgenett. Six Indians were named to the 26-man State Line All-Conference team for 1974. On offense, Terry Meyer, a sophomore, was named to a line position and Gary Goetz, a junior, was reledted as a running back. Budlong, On defense, senior, and Roy Jeff Loeschen, a junior, were selected in the line, while Phil Ubben, a junior, was honored for his linebacking play, and Brent Rippentrop, a junior, was selected in the secondary. Receiving honorable mention were Rod Norland and Gail Stoddard, both linemen. Seventeen players have earned letters during ,the season. They are: Seniors: Roy Budlong, Tom Grandgenett, Paul Heyer, Rod Norland, Tom Norland, Gail Stoddard. Juniors: Dave Amesbury, Steve Dietrich, Doug Fox, Gary Goetz. Jim Kiley, Jeff Loeschen, Doug Phelps, Brent Rippentrop, Phil Ubben and Eugene Zwiefel. Sophomore: Terry Meyer. Also earning letters were the two freshman managers, Neal Hansen and Mike Smidt. Hot Lunch Menu For Week of Nov. 18 Monday: Beef burgers, buttered corn, carrot and celery sticks, chocolate cake and milk. Tuesday: Creamed dried beef over mashed potatoes, lettuce salad, peanut butter sandwich, orange half and milk. Wednesday: Lumberjack stew, school made bun with butter, apple sauce, cookie and milk. Thursday: Meat loaf, mashed potatoes with butter, relish tray, sandwich, apple and milk. Friday: Tuna noodle casserole, cabbage salad, peanut butter sandwich, white cake with lemon topping and milk. ed for the Diamond Jubilee, has enjoyed a wide circulation. There is no complete record of the travels of the book, since many have been purchased for gifts, but it is known that the book has been sent to England, Scandinavia and Japan. It has gone ,t.o Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, California, Oregon, Washington, Texas and numerous copies have been directed to the states in the Midwest. Orders for for the book have been received from the Baker & Taylor Co., Commerce. Ga. branch, from the Milwaukee Pvblic Library, the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, and Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn. The State Historical Society of Iowa offers the comment, "The 'book is a handsome one, and a most welcome addition to our collection of Iowa local history." The history book remains on sale at .the Titonka Public Library and Rollie's Food Center for $6.00, with a mail order price of $6.25. TITONKA V F W AUXILIARY The Auxiliary to William H. Kennedy V.F.W. Post met on Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Titonka Public Library with 12 members present. Dor othy Krominga's name was drawn for door prize. The meeting was called to order by President Beverly Gerdis. General orders and minuit.es were read by Secretary 3rna Sleper. Reports were made on membership, Americanism, and community service. Mary reported on the Helping Hand tenter at Burt. A motion was made to send $1.00 to Happy Holiday and Iowa Cottage Christmas. A motion was made to send gifits to the Knoxville Hospital. These gifts are to be of a $2.00 value. Twenty cents is to be added to each gift for postage. Please leave your gift at Bev Gerdis 1 'by November 20. A motion was made to send $1.00 to the Disabled American Veterans. The treasurer's report was read and accepted. The meeting was closed with the chaplain giving prayer. Lunch was served by Linda Etherington and Dawne Harms. 26 DAYS Without A Fire Honor Beverly Brockman At Open House Shower An Open House Shower will be held on Saturday, Nov. 99 a 1:30 p.m. at the Ramsey Re formed Church honoring Miss Beverly Brockman, bride-to-be of Lester Risius, All friends'and relatives are welcome. No being sent. invitations Reduce Gas Price For Titonka Customers With the cost of most .things purchased going up, the Titon- City Council was notified at i the regular council meeting held. Thursday evening, that North Central Public Service Co. of Algona had reduced the price of propane gas in the local distribution system to 27.9c from the present rate of 33c. The decrease in price went into effect with the November reading for gas consumed in October, and represents a decrease of about 15.8%. The council also gave North Central Public Service Co. the right to increase or lower gas rates without prior council approval, in minimum amounts of one-half cent, bared On their wholesale price. This will stop price fluctuations of less than the specified amount. Federated Club Making Plans For Christmas The Titonka Federated Club is making plans for a special Christmas programs to be held Thursday, Dec| 5 at 8:00 p.m. beck was instructed to invest!-, in tne Good Hope Lutheran gate the possibilities of contracting with the Algona Community School District to pro- Squaws Open Season At Home Against Thompson vide a program for students classified as educationally mentally retarded. He is to report back at the December meeting. The board passed a resolution making public law 93-380 a part of the local school district policy. This is a law which states that parents shall have access to all information contained in their child's cumulative folder. This procedure for access has been a practice in the past in the Titonka schools. The law also mandates certain procedures to be followed when sending student transcripts and records to college registrars. In December, the board will hold its regular meeting at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, December 14. A committee from the Titonka Education Ass'n. presented a request to the Board of Education for a 3% cost of living adjustment to be applied to their present contract. Action on this proposal was tabled for the December 14 meeting. Mr. Wilbeck was instructed to gather pertinent financial information for the board. In its final bit of action, the board went into executive session to discuss .tshe evaluation of staff members. Following this, came came out of executive session and adjourned for the evening. Church. Featured on the program will be Rev. William Lxmgnmiller, a Lutheran minister from Bricelyn, Minn. Three years ago, he journeyed to the Holy Land and his presentation of the Christmas Story based oil his visit, will be an inspiring message to hear. As is customary special music will be heard as the club members present a tableau of Christmas legends. | Following the program, a i silver tea will be served. Holiday foods will be offered for sale. Make plans to share this fulfilling evening to usher in the "Season of Love". Choose Play For The Community Playhouse A meeting of the Algona Community Playhouse executive committee was held Oct. 22, at which time the play, "I Never Sang For My Father", written by Robert Anderson, was selected for presentation. It is a two act play, with a cast of seven men and four women. The play is ,to be presented March 7 and 8 at the O. B. Laing Middle School auditorium in Algona. Try-outs are scheduled for January 6, 7, 9 and 10, with rehearsals to begin on January 27. The Algona Public Library will have copies of the play on Dec. 1, and all interested in trying out for the production may check out a copy and determine which pant they wish to audition for. Additional information will be published later according to Dale Lockwood of Burt. TITONKA SENIOR CITIZENS The Titonka Senior Citizens will have their evening card party Monday, Nov. 18 at. 7:30 p.m. Students that have Jubilee piptures at the Center are ed to pick them up if they them. Pictures belong to Byandt, Kristi Schmidt, Steve Eden, Brian Jfiggins, JpJene Bruns and Mark Schmidt. , Bandy Hoover of Sleepy Eye, Minn, was a weekend visitor In the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Hoover, Jr. Titonka Woman's Club To Meet Next Thursday The Titonka Woman's Club will meet Thursday, November 21 at 8 p.m. at the home of Ethel Beed. Roll call will be "A Current Event on Government." The News Flash will be give n by Mary, Budlong. The lesson is "What's on a Dollar Bill" by Feme Kitoger. Report Grain Feeding Off For Quarter The USDA's October Grain Stocks Report indicates farmers fed 19% less grain during the July ithrough September quarter this year than a year earlier. Economist Bob Wisner Of Iowa State University called the cutback "substantial" and attributed prices and it to high grain depressed feeding profits. He said the decline appears slightly larger than necessary to balance usage with the reduced supply. The economist noted that October 1 old-crop corn stocks totaled 481 million bushels nationally, down 32% from a year ago and the smallest corn carryover since 1948. Although recent reductions in feeding rates made the carryover 53 million bushels larger than earlier projected, Wisner said it will still be necessary .to keep feed grain usage substantially lower than a year ago in the marketing year ahead. Regarding effects of the .report on prices, Wisner said the sharp decline in feed usage may cause slight downward pressure on corn prices in the next several weeks. However, un- certainity over the size of the crop in Eastern Europe and Russia will be a stabilizing factor for the time being. Wisner said 'the eventual size of the crop in those areas will influ- The Titonka Squaws willj open the 1974-75 basketball season on the home court Tuesday when they meet Thompson in a pair of girls games. For the first time in the history of the team, they will be guided by a woman coach, Miss Carol Sorenson. Twenty-six girls are participating in' the Titonka High School basketball program, including nine seniors, four juniors, nine sophomores and four freshmen. It is an enthus- astic and fired up group of girls with all competing for a varsity birth. Five letter winners are re turning, Jean Buffington, Susan Buffington, Connie Heyer, Bonna Tapper, ad Susa n Rike. All are potential starters. The forward court is well rounded, having both good out- shooters and drivers. Height is good in the forward count anc will provide rebounding power to give the team good second efforts. The guard court will be one of the quickest in the-confer' ence. Where it lacks height they have quickness to pick off passes. The girls have a good man-to-mna defense anc very respectable zone. The team is looking forwarc to a good year, with high team spirit, and the girls intend to keep it Jjiat way. Seniors: Brenda Akkerman, F; Jean Buffington*, G; Susan Buffington*, G; Nancy Culbertson, G; Connie Heyer*, G; Gonna Hoover, G; Carol Peterson, F; Vicky Schuller, G; Bonna Tapper*, F. Juniors: Laura Boekelmanj F; Rachel Tlden, "P; Susan Hike*, F; Lorie Schuster, F. Sophomore: Jean Baade, G; Kristin Bahling, F; Judy Brandt, G; Kare n Buffington G; Vanessa FolLman, F; Denise Heyer, G; Shirlee Madsen, F Alberta Sleper, G; Detora Van Hove, G. Freshmen; Jean Follman, F Donna Heyer, F; Brenda Meyer F; Diane Van Hove, G. *Letter winner. Boys Start Next Friday Both teams will swing into action a week from Frida; when Lakota will invade the local gym with the first gam to star.t. at 6:45. Although the Indians have only three letter winners re turning, they should be a strong contender with a very strong defense and the ability ,to control both boards with their exceptional height. Coach Ljirry Goodrich has not selected a starting lineup for the opening game as he continues to look for his strongest combination. Lettermen returning are senior Dean Mechler, and juniors Steve Dietrich and Jeff Loeschen. The team will lack experience in but with the s showing excellent spirit and working hard to gain a starting role. Coach Goodrich, in his 5th vear here, is being assisted by Tom Bergstrom, and they are working with a squad of 31 boys. Seniors: Roy Budlong, Paul Heyer and Dean Mechler. Juniors: David Amesbury, Steve Dietrich, Keith Huesman, Jeff Loeschen, Jay Mayland, Brian Mechler, Doug Phelps, Phil Ubben and Eugene Zwiefel. Sophomores: Larry Gray, Jeff Heyer, Terry Meyer, Don Michaelsen and Neal StrutJiers. Freshmen: Dan Amesbury, Mark Anderson, Dan Eden, Randy Giesking, Neal Hansen, Brian Moore, Dale Norland, JMike Orthel, Very] Ricklefs, Roger Smidt, Steve Smidt, Dale Van Hove, Kevin Wilbeck and Mark Zwiefel. Titonka, Iowa November 7, 1974 COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS City Council met in regular session Thursday, November 7, 1974, at 7:30 p.m. with the following counoilmen present: Boyken, Heyer, Jaren, Krominga and Schuster. Also present, Keith Wilcox, Loren Hansen, Bill Kiley and Clerk Alke. Minutes of the October 3rd meeting were approved and financial reports accepted. Jim Busher of North Central Public Service Co. attended the meeting requesting the City Council's approval of a gas rate ence the export JJ.S. porn. demand for The Anyday Oard Cluto will meet this afternoon in the home of Peggy Hill, Mrs. A. J. Budlpng, Mrs. Phil Jaren, and Mrs. J. K. Hill visited Mrs. Bob Budlong at Mercy Hospital in Mason City on Thursday afternoon. starting berths, .the entire team adjustment of the 27.9c per gallon base rate of Vfec per gallon increase or decrease in price according to the market price. Motion was passed that due to the fluctuations of the market price, that North Central Public Service Co. will be allowed to vary their rates according to the wholesale cosit of either a decrease or increase of a minimum of V 2 c per gallon, but the City Council requests the privilege of having a meeting with the officials of the North Central Public Service Co. at any time. Jeriene Sleper was appointed to the Library Board for a 6 year term. Harold Gartner was reappointed Chairman of the Board of Adjustment (Zoning Ordinance) for a term of 5 years. G. E. Hansen was appointed to .the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjiistment for terms of 5 years. Application for a cigarette permit for The Office Lounge was approved. Motion was passed to order a copy of Iowa Laws pertaining to "Motor Vehicles and Related Subjects". Bills listed below were allowed. Meeting adjourned. General Fund: Titonka Telephone Co.; Phone bill $ 3.07 Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax 203.70 Treasurer, State of Iowa; State Withholding Tax 39.79 Iowa Employment Security Comm.; FICA 205.13 Iowa Public Employees Ret. System; IPERS 98.13 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary, mileage and meeting expense .. 182.48 The Titonka Topic; Printing 55.92" Street Fund: Keith Wilcox; Salary $ 29.03 William G. Kiley; Salary 64.20 Heyer Livestock & Trucking; Pickup repair 140.12 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas and oil 52.27 United Building Centers; Material 12.53 Beed Hardware; Supplies 123.95 Public Safety Fund: ,.,-" —> Keith Wilcox; Salary $106.81 Wilbur A. Sexton; Extra police duty and mileage 17.02 Richard S. Isebrand; Extra police duty and mileage 15.71 William G. Kiley; Salary 75.60 Loren D. Hansen; Salary 372.10 U.S. Post Office; Postage 8.08 Pete Haines; Labor 15.00 Vern Rafdal; Ambulance call 4.71 Holland S. Fox; Ambulance call 4.71 Beed Hardware; Supplies 16.49 Marshall & Swift, Inc.; Laundry 1.25 Frank D. Fisher; Labor and repairs 38.9s Montgomery Ward; Muffler 20.66 Arnold's Motor Supply; Shocks 60.80 Slim's Radiator Service; Heater core 32.00 Huisman's DX Service; Gas, fuel pump, labor 55.72 Fanners Co-op Oil Co.; Gas and oil 29.53 Sanitation Fund: Keith Wilcox; Salary $ 29.03 William G. Kiley; Salary 140.12 Donald Norland; Hauling and trash bags 5.91 Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill 20.46 Recreation Fund: North Central Public Service Co.; Gas 'bill .. Titonka Senior Citizens Center; Rental aid . State Hygienic Laboratories; Water analysis Neal Hansen; Mowing 52.50 92 ! Beed Hardware; Supplies Annual 4-H Rallv Niaht i Interstate Pow er co. ; Electric bin ........... '.'..'.'.'.'.'.'. g'. Miniudi <* n lumy myni , Beed Hardware . Sulies Set For This Saturday * Members from the 48 Kossuth County 4-H clubs will i^ d J^f n Su 4- 5.5 oun ' y J WUltam G. Kiley; Salary and ™, Keith Wilcox; Salary ................................ $ 79.50 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary ............ • ............... " 50 QQ •, Harold J. Wibben; Salary ...... .................. " ' 3742 nav p.m., Saturday, a High School auditorium. New county 4-H officers will be elected and special awards will be presented during the program, according to Harold Saddoris, onmty extension youth leader. The meeting will be conduced by the current officers who were elected in November 1974. The only Titonka area candidate for county office is Myron Carlson, a member of ithe Buffalo Boys 4-flL Club. "Saturday will be an important night for 4-H in Kossuth County", said Saddoris. "We want ajl 4rH members, their parents, and club leaders to attend." The public is invited. Fay Cailjes entertained the bridge club in her home Tuesday afternoon. Honorees were Northcentrlublc Serviccoa bill, thermostat . . U.S. Pqst Office; Post cards ................ n 6 o stet e Hygienic Laboratories; Water analysis ..!.!!"" 2200 i * Hansen; Mowlng ........ Richard E. Trunkhill; Digging . . . .................... 125.00 Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill ............... '..'.'.'. 445 39 Beed Hardware; Supplies ............ ........... '.'.'.[. 8 84 Pebt Service Fund: ...... ' Titonfca Savings Bank; Bond and interest coupons . . .$5,075.00 lowa-Des Moines National Bank; Interest coupons ____ 150.00 Trust and Agency Fund: Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Hfc* ..... $ 13 50 Iowa Employment Security Comm.; PICA ..... . . . . 20 89 Iowa Public Employees Ret. System; B??JRS ....... 9 84 Road Use Tay Fund: Farmers Co-op.Oil Co.; Gas ...................... * 4 44 Harold's Tire Service; Repair call ......... ........ 28 00 United Buildiny Centers; Material .......... .......... 5.1J. Sewer Construction Fund: , William G. Kiley; Mileage ........................ $ 21 80 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary ..................... ... ...... SQ'QQ Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Qas ................ 11'.!'."."' 17 10 Electronic Specialties; Radio ............... •••••• ^^ Richard E. TrunkhiU; Digging .................. " " 800 Harold J. Wibben; Postage Ethel Downs, Fearle Rieklefsi Attest: 1.84 MYRTLE G. MOOS, City Clerk and Leone Xntennlll. [WALTER BAADE; Mayor

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