Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on November 14, 1974 · Page 7
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, November 14, 1974
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THE TITONKA TOPIC, TTTONKA, IOWA, NOVEMBER 14, 1974 Portland News By Mrs. Victor Fitch The Four Corner Social Club of Portland mefc Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 5 In the home of Wyona Harms i n Titonka. Attending were Hazel Carroll, Moore, Bonnie Rike, Janice Karen Sandra Harms, Viva Ringsdorf ', Ruse, Wyona Harms, home of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Mayhon, spending Saturday afternoon and Saturday evening there, celebrating Larry and 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 over night at Cameron, Mo. Emily Larsen, Lennice Harms, | Debbie Nelson of Ames spent Leona Haase, Margaret Phelps'the weekend in the home of 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. Karen Ruse will be our new president, Margaret Phelps, vice president, and Leona Haase, secretary and treasurer. Janice Margaret Phelps Moore and are on the her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Verle Nelson. Mrs. Henry Smith entertained Circle A of the Burt Presbyterian Church last 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 Stevens, 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 visit- calling committee. Margaret Phelps received a birthday gift from her secret sister. Emily Larsen made a motion that we! ed with Mr. and Mrs. Art Sousa give $10.00 to the Shepards and family. Enroute home they Cottage in Burt. Sandra Harms { stopped at Alden, Mnn. to visit seconded the motion. Secret Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Voigt. Mrs. Sisters gifts will still be $1.00jVoist had just returned home and the Christmas Gift grab from the hospital, bag a $1.00 gift. Emily Larsen' Mrs. Bernard Meister and 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 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 hill and Andy of Algona were Sunday dinner guests in the Mennet Trunkhill home. \ Mr. and Mrs, Jerry Discher and family were Sunday dinner guests in the 'Michael Balk 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- troms for a time. Mrs. Jack Thompson and family attended the 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 Just want to thank all the ittle ones (and some big ones) who have stopped and visited with me while I rested in Doc Hill's yard these past weeks. It las 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 aughs! 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!) on Sunday where dinner guests in they were the Harry Woods home in honor of Harry's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Trunk- .TUNIOR GIRL SCOUTS The Titonka Junior Girl Scouts held their meeting on Monday, Nov. 4. We worked on our mother's Christmas gifts Patrol 1 had games, and Patro 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, secre-tary 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 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, Den ise Schutter, Melanie Givens and Linda Heyer; songs, Shar on Madsen, Pam Peterson Shirley Erpelding and Amy 3ronson. Bonita made a motion to adjourn, seconded by Shar on. We met in our committees Get well cards were made for Stacey Goodrich. —Wendy Bruns, reporter 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 I. Tuesday was craft day and we we worked on individual proj- >cts in the morning. In ,the af- ernoon we enjoyed carving ack-o-lan terns. We made cookies for Halloween on Wednesday morning, n the afternoon, ladies from ;he 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 Worth Money Trade in your old Furniture. You are Invited to Bjus- troms Furniture. COMPLETE HOME FURNISHINGS Established 1935 Carpeting, Floor Covering. Large Selections. Use our easy payment plan. BJUSTROM'S FURNITURE COMPANY Algona, Iowa Planning A Wedding? See us for .... Announcements Invitations * Napkins * Guest Books A COMPLETE SELECTION The Titonka Topic BUY IT IN TITONKA! starring Buster Keaton. Friday Robert Kain, Mrs. Sylvester bingo winners were Bertha N., Bud, Gertie I., Herbert, Annie I. and Roy. The residents would like to send special thank yous to the ladies of the Federated Club for the decorated box of Halloween cookies, and to all who brought pine cones, craft items, and cookies during the pas,t week. Your thoughtfulness is so greatly appreciated by all of us. would have treaters. In a lot of trick or the afternoon we played table bowling with Roy, Harold and Dale most strikes. getting the Gale Struthers Honored At Pre-Bridal 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, dressed in a Arndorfer, Mrr. Robert, Boleneus, Mrs. Louis Hansen, Mrs. Ray Cunningham, Mrs. Phillip Asa, Mrs. Fred Asa, Mrs. Dwight 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 Ellefson 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 the Life Underwriters Ass'n. called the proposed Congressional salary increase "ridiculous". Bedell stated he had sent telegrams to all present members of the Iowa Congressional delegation urging them to work to defeat the proposal. Bedell went on to say, "At a time when we ask all people to tighten their belts, the very idea of increasing congressional salaries is ridiculous. It is a poor example for a Congress working to halt the crippling effects 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", of inflation on the average Gale was then I wage earner to even consider homemade im- such a step at this .time. What we need from Washington is more than rhetoric, but action promptu wedding gown designed by three friends from newspapers, pins and tope 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 and strong leadership." VALLEY FARMERS 4-H The regular meeting of the Valley Fanners 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 Han- BQZQCIS & Auction Wednesday, November 20 TITONKA United Methodist Church table decorated in the bride's! sen. president; Mark Anderson, chosen colors of pink and'vice president; Roger Ricklefs, white. Mrs. Jack Haag poured' secretary; Brian Rippentrop, coffee and Mrs. Roger Buff- treasurer; Allan Anderson, re- ington dipped punch. j porter, Veryl Ricklefs, histor- Galc and Michael will be|ian; and Brian Bartelt, recrea- married Nov. 23 at the United j tion. Methodist Church in Titonka. Eleven members, four leaders Hostesses were Mrs. Merlyn Hoover, Mrs. Bradford Buffington, Mrs. Merrill Zwiefel, Mrs. and one visitor were present. Lunch was served. —Brian Rippentrop, reporter 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 Thank You I appreciate the sup- ipprt which the voters of District 8 gave me in my re-election campaign Terry E. Branstad jt STATE REPRESENTATIVE Qtt mn hMt your houst in wlntw, 090! it In «unv m*r. It can cook your ntMte, dry your clothes, hMt your vrattr. K can dit* POM of train, and guard your ytfd with NORTH CENTRAL PUBLIC SERVCIE CO. 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