Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on November 28, 1974 · Page 8
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, November 28, 1974
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THE trrONKA Tone, WONKA, IOWA, NOVEMBER 28,1974 Portland News By Mrs. Victor Fitch Written Thursday, Nov. 21 Mrs. John Ree drove to Norwalk on Thursday to bring her mother, Mrs. Louise Hansmeier of Forest City, back home. Mrs. Hansmeier had been visiting another daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Gold, at Norwalk. On Wednesday, Mrs. Ree attended a birthday party in Forest City given by neighbors and friends for her mother. Mrs. Leora Ree was a Sunday overnight guest i n the home of her son, Mr. and Mrs. John Ree and family, of rural Burt. The Friendly Four Club met last week in the home of Inge Strayer, beginning with an 11:30 luncheon. Attending were Myrtle Jones, Mildred Erpelding, Grace Ackerman, Bernice Alt, Viola Cunningham, Leona Lovstad, Tlllie Madsen, Irene Miller, Maxine Walker and Marian Waltman. Roll call was "A Thanksgiving Poem". Pro- gram: a reading, "The Farmer's Wife", by Irene Miller. The next meeting will be a Christmas party in the home of Maxine Walker beginning with a noo n dinner. All are to bring Christmas goodies. There will also be a cookie exchange. Mrs. Lawrence Govern & t- itend Grandparents Day at the St. John School last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and Rodney spent the weekend in Cedar Falls. They were overnight guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Joel Meyer and also visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Allan Meyer. Last Wednesday, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Meyer and Rodney were dinner guests in .the home of Rev. and Mrs. E. L. Wittkopp at Lake view. The Wittkopps left Monday for Weslaco, Tex. where they will spend the winter. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Harms and family, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Peter and Todd of Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. Chuck Kline, Cindy and Randy were Sunday PACKINGHOUSE BEEF QUARTERS — MEAT WRAPPING — ALL FLAVORS Schwan's ICE CREAM Butchering - Processing TITONKA LOCKERS — Closed Saturday Afternoons — TITONKA, IOWA dinner guests in the parental Rudolph PeAer borne. Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Spear and girls were Sunday evening visitors in the Johnny Spear home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith and Ramona drove to Ft. Dodge to visit Mrs. Edwin Wichtendahl and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Buffinton of Harcourt. The Buffintons left on Wednesday for Irving, Texas to spend Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. David Smith and visit Mr. and Mrs. Don Ennan and Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Mayhan. The girls are all sisters. Mrs. Hilma Carlson and Carol visited Sunday afternoon in the Ralph Carlson home. Michael Mawdsley came home from Ames this weekend to spend his quarter break with his parents, Mr. and-Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr. of Burt. Mrs. George Koestler and Mrs Lawrence Presthus of Burt just returned from a week visit at Duluth, Minn. Mrs. Koe&tJer visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lovsfcad, her brothers, other relatives and friends. Mrs Presthus visited a cousin, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Alborn, at Silver Bay and Dr. and Mrs. Louis Finch at Cloquet. Mrs. Alborn is the former Sally Gifford. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Shipler and family visited Mr. and Mrs. Earl Shipler last Friday evening. Mr. Earl Shipler just returned home from Mercy Hospital in Mason City after spending several weeks there following back surgery. He is getting along as well as can be expected. Mr. and Mrs Foyd Shipler attended the card club at the Donald Madsen home Saturday evening. Francis Arend, son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend, is home after spending a week in the Buffalo Center Hospital where he had surgery for a hernia. Brad Almelien of Buffalo Center is spending a few days with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend of Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Harris Harms attended their card club Saturday evening in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Madsen. The Harms families gathered at the Robert Harms home near Rake last Sunday to help Rob- To the End of Time the Spirit Lives Though life ends, on lives the spirit. It is this thought that oar services express. WINTER FUNERAL HOME Phone Collect: 562-2858 or 562-2731 If no answer call 562-2309 Buffalo Center, Iowa Written Monday, Nov. 25 The Portland Progress Club met Thursday, Nov. 21 in the lome of Vivian Button with Mary Weber assistant hostess. After the business meeting, a Christmas Party was planned or Dec. 19. Hostesses will be p lorence Koestler, Virgie Smith Eva Shapler and Vera Fitch. Secret Sisters will be revealed and new ones drawn. There will be a $1:00 Christmas grab bag and singing of carols. Vivian Dutton and Mary Weber will be n charge of Fun Time. At our ast Thursday meeting, election of officers was held. Vera Fitch j was re-elected president; Lois Bristow, vice president; Arlene Wood, secretary; Mary Weber, treasurer; and Grace Trenary, historian. Esther Shipler and Hilma Carlson were in charge of Fun Time. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zwiefel visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Louis Huber i n Titonka on Sunday, and his mother, Mrs. Galena Zwiefel, who took them to the Kountry Kitchen for dinner. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Olson and boys visited Mr. and Mrs. Kermit Zwfefel and family last Sunday. They went up to see the new baby, Shane Kermit. Mr. Arie Dittmer was a Saturday and Sunday supper guest in the EuClaire Meyer home. They all attended the Titonka Pops Concert. Terry Meyer took Costs Hove Soared Since 1957 Electric Rates Are Rising Too! But The Average Cost of RESIDENTIAL Electricity Is About The Same Today As It Was 17 Years Ago F or years electric rates have been going down for Interstate Power customers. Now, because of inflation, the trend has changed and the cost of electricity is on the upswing. Yet today the average cost for residential customers is about the same as it was in 1957. Here's how 1957 prices of some items compare with 1974 prices. PRODUCT Ham, Ib. Pork Chops, Ib. Bacon, Ib. Ground Beef, 3 Ibs. Sirloin Steak, Ib. Coffee, 2 Ibs. Bread, 16 oz. Loaf Butter, Ib. Olemargarine, Ib. Potatoes, 10 Ibs. Eggs, 1 doz. Oranges, 1 doz. Sugar, 5 Ibs. Corn, 16 oz. can Crisco, 3 Ibs. Peanut Butter, 18 oz. (or Adult Movie Ticket Ladies Wooi Dress Coat Mens Dress Shirt Ladies Dress Shoes Mens Dress Shoes Gasoline (Regular) gal. Anti-Freeze, gal. IN* 670-15 Electricity («. A A) per KWM .0317 .0320 Perhaps your total eJe«trie bill today it largor than it we* in 1957, however matt cwtowen are now o»ir»9 wore electricity for rnany m»re ja'bi than 17 year* aaa. In faot the average residential ute hat increarted (tee chart at right) from 1,957 KWH in 1957 ta 6,347 KWH in 1974. Sa, yaw electric bill i* still ana ef the mJMt reionobla »t«m» >• yaw baafra*. .79 .40 1.00 39.00 2.00 7.95 4.50 .27 9/10 1.95 18.75 1.99 .69 2.50 75.00 5.00 22.00 24.00 .519/10 5.95 35.00 AVEDAOC ANNUAl KWK US! Pit IESIDENTIAL CUSTOMEH KWH 7000 6000 3000 4000 1000 3000 1937 I960 W63 1966 )96» tm 1974 1,93! ^, KWH -— "~ ^ -'' / 6,36 KWH AVIIAOE COST PE» miDENTIAl CU1TOMEI PtV N W H 1.M J.OO >.n 1*17 I960 196) l»66 19*9 1*7] 1974 t.o: • • 1 ! *X \ / A 110 ert celebrate his birthday. At;ending were Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harms and family, Mr. and Mrs. Loren Hansen and lamily, Mr. and Mrs. Hollo Moore and family, Mr. and rtrs. Herman Harms, Sr., and r. and Mrs. Herman Harms, Jr. and family. part in the concert. Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson of Algona were Thursday evening visitors in the Bill Trenary home. Mrs. Hazel Carroll was a Sunday visitor in the Bill Trenary home. Mrs. Grace Trenary and Kenneth drove to Ledyard on Sunday to attend a birthday party in honor of Mrs. Sarah Trenary's 89th binthday. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Becker of Ledyard were also there. Mrs. June Sparks drove to Britt on Sunday and accompanied her sister, Mrs. home. Mr. Schwietert is slowly improving. Mrs. Virgie Smith was a Sunday dinner guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Frambach in Algona. Mrs. Kenneth Sarchet returned home Saturday from the Ft. Dodge Hospital after having surgery on her heel. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Phelps were Sunday dinner guests in ,the home of Mr. and Mrs. Merle Phelps in Titonka. Miss Marie Krueger left a week ago Sunday for her home in Kansas Oity after her: her mother, Mrs. Guy Dimond, to the Person Hall in Clear Lake where they attended the Ann Krueger, and her brother, Mr. Lawrence Krueger. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zeigler and Silver Wedding Anniversary Nancy were Sunday afternoon ^— -TT *._ -.,_ —j ,— 'visitors in the Ernst Nauma n home. Mr. and Mrs. Jay Ellis of Open House for Mr. and Mrs. Russell Swanson of Wesley. Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spear attended .the dedication of the memorial 1 office and other memorials at the Burt Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon. Duane Spear came home Emmetsburg were supper guests, and Saturday Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kain of rural Algona were Sunday evening visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Reiter of St. Clairsville, Ohio are spend- from Bemidji State College to i Ing two weeks visiting her par- spend his quarter break and ents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Thanksgiving vacation with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Spear. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Shipler and family of rural Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. Frank Coco and family of Des Moines were Sunday supper guests in the Earl Shipler home. The Cocos were weekend guests. Mr. Earl Shipler is slowly improving. Mr. and Mrs. Roger Scott and family spent the weekend visiting in the home of his sister, Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Lloyd, in Shenandoah. Mr. and Mrs. Rudy Willrett of Burt were Sunday morning Lampe, and other relatives and friends. They will all be Thanksgiving dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Brandenburg in Bancroft. Mr. and Mrs. Marold Schlei of Fenton were Saturday afternoon visitors in the Earl Zwiefel home. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Tiena n of rural Burt were also Saturday afternoon callers. Debbie Nelson is spending her quarter break and Thanksgiving vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Verle Nelson. She attends college at Ames. Frustration is when you have ulcers and still aren't a suc- callers in the E. C. Schwietert cess. Holiday Giveaway 14 exciting gifts to lucky winners from Home Federal This gift registration promotion is Home Federal's way of saying Happy Holidays and thanking their many friends and clients for an enjoyable year. There is no obligation in this drawing — simply register every time you are in either the Algona or Garner office. 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