Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on December 19, 1974 · Page 4
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Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa · Page 4

Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, December 19, 1974
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TtlE TITOHKA TOPIC. T1TONKA, IOWA, DECEMBER 19, 1974 Bill Ley, Sr. Family D HOW niGHT May Ihe Infant Jesus bless you at this holy r.'UKon and may His peace abide with you. LEY MOTOR COMPANK Ron Meyers Audrey Ruby Fran Schiltzs Herman Jutting* Ron Johnton Gene Braaa'ft Neil Steffensen The Dave Leya The Tom Menkens Bill Hankens Bill Ley, Jr. Family Craig Lloyds Margie Richardson Gary Meyers Arvid Boyken Bruce Grahams Bill Meyers Bruce Heyer We want to wish you a very merry Christinas! PARMERS COOPERATIVE OIL CX)MPANY Mr. a^id Mrs. Dai-rel Wubben and Family Mr. and Mrs. John Beenken and Family Mr. and Mra. Rajntnond Baade and Family Frankincense, Once As Valuable As Diamonds Development of a major commerce 1n frankincense and myrrh turned South Arabia, known UB Arabia Felix, Into a bii»U.lnK trade center about 1200 BC. Camel Caravans Wrapped. Jn BheepHtoins or tfoatwklnfi, the gum refflns were carried In 20 to 40 pound bundles on carnal caravans to factories In Egypt and other markctfl In the north. The Jews used frankincense to perfume their temples. Pliny wrote ,tlhat frankincense waH BO valuable that workmen tit the factory In Alexandria, where it was processed, were forced to strip for Inspection at the end of each day's work — ]u,«t as workers In today's South African diamond mines. The valuable resins also were taken north by the sea. So was gpjd, from the mines of the Queen of Sheba, whose monarchy was based at Marib, site of current archaelogical digging io the east of here. Myrrfh was regarded highly by ,the ancients as an unquent and a perfume. It. was used for incense in temples and for Cumiga/tion. Used As Medicine Frankincense was used as an Incense and particularly on funeral pyres. It also was considered valuable as a medicine. No longer used in medicine, frankincense remains valued today as a base for perfumes. We hope the blessings of the season abide with • you and yours. Merry Christmasl FIRESIDE CAFE AND LOUNGE Mr. and Mrs. Gail Stoddard Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mcyering Gerald — Gail — Michael 5s/, C«C*.I«C. May He Whose birth we celebrate at this joyful season, bless you with every happiness now & always! PIONEER SEED CORN Mr. and Mrs. Albert E. Sleper and Family •o y* ' / >//' '/" •it' f '/S *tf'. Clirisfmas! Here's an old-fashioned greeting from all of us to all our friendsl MARV'S GULF SERVICE Marvin, Velma, Kenneth and Dennis Stroebel ^ Seasons Greetings to till our friends . . . we thank you for your patronage! FRANK D. FISHER CHEVROLET Mr. 'and Mrs. Frank Fisher Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Baiade and Family Kevin Sunken O »(•.•*• May your Christmas tree be gay wfcfe decoratfons, and yoor home b« bright with warmth & /aughter/ Sincere greetings from aW of us at DJUANE BOYKEN MASONRY CONSTRUCTION Doane — Shirley — Mich«0e — Brian Mr. and Mrs. Ben GruiB Ron Schmidt — Wendel Harms As we e#f#hrf£t# ib& M#ih ttf flit? Prta**? &/ P&us&t (#t iftpff hmt-'i fimd Hi* fwww wUhirt* .• / 1 tltid let

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