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AI01NG8 ! pi. of Hlclory nnA Archive! THE TITONKA TOPIC VOLUME LXXVI TFTONKA, KOSSPTH COUNTY. IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1974 NUMBER 49 THE BOWLERS CORNER Standings and High Scores for the week of December 2 National League Redenius Insurance .38 22 Bust Sav. Bank 36y 2 23 V 2 Farmers Co-op Oil . .29 31 Don's DX 28 32 Heyer Shelling 27 33 Titonka Sav. Bank . .2iy 2 38 y z North Kossnth League Chuck's DX 43 17 Rollie's Food Ctr. . . A2y 2 17»/ 2 K&H Co-op Oil ....37 23 Heyer Livestock 35 25 German Val. Store . .33 27 U.B.C 31 29 Beed Hardware 28 32 Farm Service 24 36 Trunkhill Tiling ....24 36 Earl's Market 17 43 "Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 40 y z 15 y z D.T.'s Lounge 39 17 Titonka Topic 36V 2 19 y z Mike's Construction . 33 23 Van Hove Shelling . .28V 2 27 y 2 Titonka Plumbing .. 28 28 Callies V-Store 27 29 Anderson Impl 25y 2 3Qi/ 2 Women Over 165 Donna Drecsman Esther Chrisitensen ....... 183 Kas Larson .......... 183, 166 Barb Madsen ......... 180, 165 LaVaughn Wibben . . . 179, 167 Dorothy Giesking ........ 178 Jean Mayland ............ 178 Betty Miller .............. 178 Martha Higgles ........... 178 Carney's Std. Serv. .. 24 Titonka Elevator ... 23 Crystal Lake Furn. .. 20 Willex 10 Tyk e Leaguer s N. Cen. Pub. Serv. . .40 Titonka Sav. Bank . .38 Tyke Lanes 32 Meyer's Painters .... 28 Cunningham's 25 Stanley Products .. .15 32 33 36 46 20 22 28 28 35 41 Charlotte Anderson .177 Two Businesses Broken Into Monday Morning Free Pancake Supper Saturday At School Titonka Federated Club Presents Yule Program The Titonka Federated Club presented their Christmas program, "The Season Of Love", last Thursday at the Good Hope Lutheran Church. Shirley Boyken opened the program with a piano medley of Christmas carols. The guests were welcomed by club president, Kare n Krantz. A living Christmas card tableau, direct- LaVaughn Wibben ... 176, 165 Kas Larson 175 Florence Eden 173 Joyce Madison 171 Judy Junkermeier 169 Caralee Follman 167 Men Over 205 Stanley Larson 224 Ernie Lavrenz 219 John Welhousen 216 Don Madison 215 Art Limberg 214 "Red" Larso n 212, 209 Bud Haugen 211 Henry Stecker 211 Elmer Boyken 210 Art Budlong 209, 205 Tony Buns 209 Neal Boyken 206 Rodney Brandt 206 Funeral Services Held For Fred C. Seefeld, 84 Wesley: Services were held Tuesday, Dec. 3 for Fred C. Seefeld, 84, life-long farmer of near Wesley, in the Wesley United Methodist Church. Visitation had bee n in 'the Boughton Funeral Home, Britt. The casket bearers were Ben Hinders, Elmer Glawe, Edward sored by the Titonka Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday, December 14, with serving to start at 5:00 p.m. and end ait 8:00. The meal, consisting of pancakes and syrup, sausage and a beverage, will be served in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Titonka School. Cruise, Luther George Nygaard Detmering, and Charles Nygaard. Interment was in the Evergree n Cemetery at Wesley Military honors at the grave were conducted by Andrews Post 428, American Legion. Fred Carl Seefeld, son of Melvi n and Minnie (Young) Seefeld, was born October 13, 1890 near Wesley. He received Funeral Service Held For Former Resident Funeral services for Bernice Mae Kellie, 50, of Manhattan, Montana were held Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Bozeman Mont. Mrs. Kellie passed away at her home on Nov. 29 after a length illness. Born on May 23, 1924 at Titonka, Bernice was the daughter of Dick and Tena Spear. She attended rural schools near Titonka and received her early religious training and instruction at the Ramsey Reformed 1 Church where she became a member in 1940. In August 24, 1945, she was united in marriage to Francis Kellie in the Federated Church at Belgrade, Mont., where she became a faithful and active member. She is survived by her husband, Francis; and three children, Floyd of Denver, Colo., Mrs. James (Joyce) Stanley of Bozeman and Michael at home; her mother and step-father, Mr. and Mrs. Harm Kettwich; three sisters, Mrs. Raymond ' The first break-ins in over six years were reported in 1 Titonka early Monday morning. Entrance was gained to Earl's Market by using a heavy bar * on the front door and breaking the lock. At least $350 in cigarettes were taken, and the thieves left by the rear door. Broken into about the same time across the street was the Office Lounge, where thieves got about $150 i n cash by breaking into the jukebox and cigarette machine, and from the cash register. Once again they pried open the front door and used the rear door to exit. Both business places have front entryways that are unlocked to help conceal the thieves as they jimmied ,the front doors. At Earl's Market, the front windows were frosted over, and there is only a small window on the front of the Office Lounge, to further con ceal the criminals. Swea City Wins Pair From Tyke On Local Hardwood The Swea City Trojans in- handed the Titonka Indians added 18 for the 56-43 State vaded the Titonka gymnasium their first defeat of the season.' Line Conference victory. Friday night and took a pair of contests, handing the Squaws their 4th loss in as many starts, 72-57, and giving the Indians their first defeat of the. young season 56-43. With drastic changes i n her starting lineup, Coach Sorenson found her team down 14-6 after ,the initial period. In one of their better periods of the year, the Squaws netted 18 points in the 2nd quarter but failed to gain ground as they trailed 32-24 at the intermission. Tyke hit for 19 points in the 3rd period, but the Trojans increased their lead as they tallied 27 against the hard-working Tyke guards. The final period was evenly played, but the visitors had little trouble picking up the 72-57 victory. FT FG TP F Failing to penetrate the defense FT FG TP in "the land of the giants", the E. Zwiefel 0-0 Trojans were able to control J. Loeschen ... .* 1-3 the game all of the way as | S. Dietrich ... 0-0 their three deep men hit con-,D. Meehler .... 2-3 sistantly for the first time this, P. Heyer 0-0 year. K. Huesman Once again the Indians fail- R. Budlorfg 0-0 0-0 ed to get rebounding position: Titonka 3-6 and failed bo control the boards' Swea City 6-8 7 14 1 3 5 10 8 0 8 0 20 43 12 25 56 10 3 0 4 0 as the visitors pulled into a Scoring By Quarters Titonka School Starts Career Education Plan Tom Bergstrom, guidance councelor at the Titonka Con- ;olidated School, has announc- ed by Dolores Fox, was beauti- his education in rural neigh- fully poritrayed on a "picture frame" stage. Several youngsters were featured as Joy Boyken narrated the legends of Christmas. An octet, Trudy Budlong, Carolyn Oast, Jan Wilbeck, Sue Krantz, Joyce Hansen, Donna Kiteinger, Shirley Amesbury and Karen Krantz, accompanied by Shirley Boyken, sang appropriate carols relating to the legends. This portion of the program concluded with the audience singing "Joy To the World". The guest speaker, Rev. William Laughmiller of Bricelyn, Minn., was introduced by Dolores Fox. His slide presentation took the group o n a journey to the Holy Land where .they wandered down the paths of Bethlehem. A Christmas tea was served to over 125 people from a table decorated with blue and green arrangements. Program co-chairmen were Kathy Gaul and Alta Hamilton. Committee chairmamen were Jan Wilbeck, publicity; Sue Krantz and Carolyn Oast, decorating; Shirley Amesbury, evening tea; Vicki Boelman, candy sales; Joyce Hansen, dismantling. The sponsoring club wishes to express its thanks to ithose •who attended and shared this festive evening. WOMAN'S CLUB SETS DATE FOE CHRISTMAS PARTY The Titonka Woman's Club will meet at 8:00 p.m., Thursday December 19 in the home of Rae Krantz for the annual Christmas meetiing and party. Roll call will be "A family Christmas tradition". The News Flash will be by Feme Kiting* er The lesson, "The Christmas Program, will be by Marie Bartelt and Ethel Downs. Hostesses are Rae Krantz, Doris Miller, Mildred Carlson and Ethel Downs. borhood schools. During World War I, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and received an honorable discharge. On March 12, 1919, he was married to Caroline Nelson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Swan Nelson, in the home of the bride's parents near Wesley The couple established their home on a farm near Wesley, and they were blessed with two daughters, Ruth Mary and Geraldine Dorothy. Mr. Seefeld at one time had homesteaded in Montana, he served as a rural school director, was a member of the American Legion, and was a proficient gardener and beekeeper. Mr. and 'Mrs. Seefeld were honored at the Wesley Centennial as the oldest married couple in the community. The •family circle was broken on Augusit 3, 1974 when Mrs. Seefeld died. He had bee n in failing health the past year, and confined to his home and hospitals much of the time. On Saturday, Nov. 29, he slept away at the Veterans Hospital i n Des Moines. He is survived by his children, Mrs. Leon (Ruth) Gardner of Wesley and Mrs. Donald (Geraldine) Hamilton of Caledonia, Ohio; six grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and host of relatives and friends. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded In death by a brother,. Irwin Seefeld. (Thresa) Beenken Baade, Mrs. and Mrs. Junice Alfred (Phyllis) Baade, all of Titonka; a step-sister, Mrs. Alvin (Johanna) Meinders of Buffalo Center; and a stepbrother, Herman Kettwich of Fairmont, Minn. She was proceeded in death by her father. .Interment was in Sunsett Hills Cemetery near Bozeman. 54 DAYS Without A Fire Open House Is Planned For Kelly Rippehtrops Buffalo Center: Mr. and Mrs. Kelly Rippentrop will observe their 50th Wedding Anniversary wfth an open house on Sunday, Dec. 22 from 2:00 to 5:00 'p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Buffalo Center. A prograng, will be pre- 1 ted. at 2:30. ••, The evejit is "Vi s :AJ 1 L ''' 'Jl tjtSw JJL» —1_ *—T! JTJ .eiriJK stjonsorejl tiyjhelr ten, W. imd. fits. t$lvi4 entrop of Buffalo Center ar Mr. and Mrs. Dick Erdahl of Lake Mills. . . , All friends arid relatives are invited, to atte^,JTQ,written invitations are being sent. The couple requests no gifts. Snowmobilers Urged To Observe Ordinance Operators of snowmobiles within the city limits of Titonka are urged to become familiar with the city ordinance pertaining to their operation and observe all provisions thereof. Certain streets have been designated for use i n driving a snowmobile to the city limits, and other streets may be used only to gain access to designated streets. The speed limit for snowmobiles within the city is 15 MPH, and all snowmobiles are required to observe all stop signs. City streets are not to be used for the operation of snowmobiles except as a means of leaving town or returning home. Following itihe first snowfall, several complaints have been received by the city council with the primary objection being the riding on or cutting across private property. A Snowmobile Club organization meeting was held Wednesday evening a,t Anderson Implement and we hope to have more information on it next week. V. Follman • • - • 8-19 B. Meyer 0-0 S. Madsen 0-0 S. Buffington . . 0-0 ed that .the school is implementing a program in career education. The program will become a part of the courses in all grades from kindergarten developed as part of the regular through 12th. Career education is being developed as part of the school curriculum, and by the end of the school year, elementary students will have a better awareness of the world of work and career clusters, junior high level students will have narrow-1 ed their choices to 'a few areas that they .are interested in, and possibly some senior students will have been placed for on- the-job training and work experience. Bergstrom and a steering committee of 'faculty members are developing this program by first informing ,the community as to what the program is designed to accomplish and then assessing community occupational areas and opportunities. This community information will be used to help make career education relevant and useful in Titonka's educational program. Educational TV In Titonka Area? Beginning Sunday, Dec. 15, all of Iowa should be able to receive educational TV. If reception i n this area is possible, Iowa Educational Broadcasting Network, Channels 11 and 12, will be of special interest, to children during the Christmas season. Dates, hours and names of Christmas films produced in arrangement with the State Library Commission of Iowa are posted in the bank lobby. 0-0 0-0 4-4 D. Heyer ...... 0-0 B. Tapper ..... 3-8 C. Heyer ...... 0-0 J. Buffington K. Buffington K. Bahling 22 2 2 0 0 0 12 0 0 8 19 0 0 16-10 lead at the end of the Titonka 10 11 8 14—43 first period. Tyke's offense fail-' Swea City 16 10 12 18—56 ed to get started and they re- ! Both teams will travel to lied on guard Eugene Zwiefel Sentral Friday evening to meet to keep them in the game as j the Satellites in a pair of con- he made the first 12 points in ference games. the game for the Indians. In! a n even 2nd period, Tyke hit' SANTA CLAUS COMING for 11 points while Swea added FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20 ten to their total for a 26-211 Santa Glaus will be in Titon- halftime lead. Free throws did { ka on Friday, Dec. 20 to talk to not enter into the scoring as and distribute candy to aD of the two teams went to the | the children of the area. Pre- charity line only three times in school children will be able to the half. j greet Santa from 1:00 to 2:15 Swea stretched their lead to p.m. at Hofbauer's on Main 38-29 after three periods, and Street, and school children will most of the action came in the receive their Christmas sacks final eight minutes as Tyke hit at the school followi'ng dis- for 14 points and the visitors missal at 2:30. Titonka ....... 15-.1 21 57 22 Swea City ..... 16-24 28~72 26 | Scoring by Quarters Titonka ...... 6 18 19 14—57 Swea City ____ 14 18 27 13—72 Indians Fall 56-43 Swea City used sharp shooting by .three out-men as they And Psalm Rally At Ramsey Reformed On Sunday, December 15, there will be a Song and Psalm Rally at the Ramsey Reformed Church, rural Titonka. It will start at 2:00 p.m. and will end at approximately 5:30. This will be a time of fellow ship and open discussion. Special music will be provided by two singing groups, "Christ's Ambassadors" and "Icthys". Christinas Issue To Be Published Next Week Our annual Christinas issue will be published next week, and again we will send a free copy to any friends or relatives you would like to have receive one. Just drop off your list of names and addresses and we will mail it for you nezt Thursday. • We will be selling;,Christmas ~-f etings (this weekend ' " ie to contact everyone |.had one pi the past. If to pi($: out your , eting, please stop at the office as soon as possible. Tuesday dinner guests in the were Mr. ami Mrs. Greenfield of Kamrar. Arend Is My Face Red! Last week, one of our lead stories concerned an airplane crash in Africa. The story was gleaned from the Des Moines Register and we stated that a former Titonka resident was one of the passengers, which proved to be very incorrect. A passenger aboard the plune was Mrs. Max GOLMAN, and Mrs. Max GOLDMAN was safe in Iowa during the entire Incident. We are happy to learn 'that June was not aboard the ill-fated airliner and regret our error! Titohka Senior Citizens Plan Christmas Party The Titpnka Senior Citizens will have their annual Christmas Party on JMtonday, December 16 at 7:30 pjn. A good abidance is desired, so come and have an evening of fun and fellowship. Titonka, Iowa „•-••.••-•. >"• December 5, 1974 , ' COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS City Council met in regular session with the following "councilmen present: Boyken, Heyer, Jaren, Krominga and Schuster. Also present, Loren Hansen, Bill Kiley and Clerk Alke. Minutes of November 7th meeting were approved and financial reports accepted. Motion was made and passed to approve the Class "B" Beer Permit for Rollie's Food Center. The snowmobile ordinance and violations by operators were discussed. Work agreement contracts and salaries for 1975 were- 'discussed with the resolution for setting salaries to be voted' on_ait. the January 2,1975 meeting. 'A special council meeting will be held next week for renewal of the contract with Watertower Paint & Repair Co.,. Inc., Clear Lake. City received a $500.00 check from the Boyken Insurance Agency to be used in the recreation fund for ,the swimming pool- Motion was passed to purchase two new sewage pumps for the lift station. Bills listed below were allowed. Meeting adjourned. „, General Fund: ••-"" Titonka Telephone Co.; Phone bill $ 1.25 U.S. Post Office; Stamps 10.00 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary 108.86 Dress will be very informal, and Treasurer, State of Iowa; State Withholding Tax 28.03 lunch will be served. Everyone is welcome! Donald Baade Named New Alumni President The annual banquet and meeting of the Titonka Alumni Ass'n. was held Friday, Nov. 29 in the Titonka School Auditorium. President Joh n Rike welcomed about 180 graduates, teachers and guests. Following the Wesley Grace, led by Mrs. Noel Krantz, a catered dinner was served. After the .meeting was called to order, Donna Rafdal Wubben read the minutes of the last meeting, and Lois Isebrands Smith gave the treasurer's report. There was no new" or old business presented. Urtforbunaitely, the featured of Des Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax 137.90 Iowa Employment Security Commission; FICA 159.51 Iowa Public Employees Retirement System; IPEHS .... 83.20 | The Titonka Topic; Supplies and printing 122.44 Matt Parrott & Sons Co.; Supplies ,. 3.00 North Iowa Area Council of Gov'ts.; Assessment 119.80 Boyken Insurance Agency; Insurance 827.45 Street Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $189.80 Marv's K&H; Gas and oil 53.38 Beed Hardware Supplies 10.22 Public Safety Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $ 50.00 Loren D. Hansen; Salary 375.18 Rolland S. Fox; Ambulance calls 9.41 Walter Baade; Ambulance call 4.71 Joyce Giesking; Ambulance call 4.71 Marv's K&H; Gas and oil 53.42 Beed Hardware; Supplies 1.23 Boyken Insurance Agency; Insurance 827.45 Titonka Community Fire Co.; Contract 750.00 Sanitation Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $189.80 Donald Norland; Hauling 4.00 Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill 22.90 Recreation Fund: Titonka Senior Citizens Center = Rental ' John Rike introduced the master of ceremonies, Noel Krantz, who entertained the group with his good humor. $ 40.00 6.00 and William G. Kiley; Salary and postage $116.21 North Central Public Service Co.; Gas bill 27.26 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary , 5i.'oo Department of Environmental Quality; Test 5.00 Beed Hardware; Supplies 1,97 ^ i Brown Supply Co.; Hydrant .'.. 347^74 Tharkpr aponnvnaniprl hv TTm- 1 " ivw " »«*vi«jr ^"-» njruia,u\, 347. ±^fnLT pamedb ^^ 7. ogene Pranzen. Officers announced for 1975 were: Donald Baade, president; Terry Schutjer, vice president; Joy TJaden Boyken, secretary; and Pam Beal Harms, treasurer. The executive committee, Mr. and Mrs. John Rike, Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wufoben, and Mrs. Lois Smith, want to express 'their thanks to all those who helped In any way with the 1974 bahqueit. SCHOOL BOARD MEETING SATURDAY MORNING The regular meeting of the Board of.pjrectors of the Titonka Consolidated School will- be held at 8:00 a.m., Saturday, December 14 in the school office. CONBEBTE ROBOTS .06 Matt Parrofct. & Sons Co.; Supplies 4.53 Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill 453^0 Boyken Insurance Agency; Insurance 827^40 Trust And Agency Fund: Titonka Savihgs Bank; Federal Withholding Tax $ 13.50 Iowa Employment Security Commission; FIOA 20.89 Iowa Public Employees Retirement System; IPERS 9.97 Debt Service Fund: Ti'tionka Savings Bank; Bond and interest coupons (Street Construction Bonds) $5,000.00 Road Use Tax Fund: Tyke Service Center; Repair and labor (tiiactor) $ 72.65 Anderson Implement; Repairs 55.13 Marv's K&H; Gas and oil 9.32 (Beed Hardware; Supplies 8.08 Sewer Construction Fund: William G. Kiley: Postage $ 1.04 Myrtle G. Alke;, Salary ..",.. 51^0 Department of Environmental Quality; Testis 5.00 Marv's K&H; Gas* 15.13 Colonial Research Chemical Co.; Chemicals 343,29 Attest: WALTER BAAD1, M«JW MYRTLE Q. AUGB, City Clerk

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