Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on December 19, 1974 · Page 7
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THE TITONKA TOPIC. TITONKA, IOWA, DECEMBER 19, 1974 \l We extend our warmest _^wishes for the Christmas Season <and the coming year. May He fill your heart with joy. Mr. and Mrs. Dwight Garrett a»SB»SBftiia»«i»l^fta^^ Portland News By Mrs. Victor Fitch •Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thompson and family drove to Minneaipo- list Saturday where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stewart and facndly. O n the way home that afternoon they visited Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Resel'and and Richard at Owiatonna. Mrs. Reseland is <the former Alice Thompson of Burt. They dedd- to stay overnlight as ithe weather didn't look very good. The next morning they drove on to Dodge Center where they visited Mr. and Mrs. Bob Draeger ff, E HOPE VOIK fBHfflU IS HUSH & fill! THE TITONKA POST OFFICE STAFF Dick Gerdis — Martin Norland — Alta Hamilton Eleanor Sachau — Gteraldine Gerdes — Eulan Schuller At this holy time, we extend the blessings of the season to you and yours. May the peace of Christ abide within every heart. THE TITONKA SAVINGS BANK Mr. and Mrs. Edward Boyken and Family Mr. and Mrs. Arthur W. Boyken and Family Mr. and Mrs. Neal A. Boyken and Family Mr. and Mrs. Allan J. Boyken and Family Clara — Joann — Janice — Lilah — Jolene Lois — Chris — Clara and family, and then drove to Mason City where they'ate dinner. When they arrived in Algona, they called at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Larson, and also visited Mr. and Mrs. Si Roth in Algona before returning home. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ryerso n of Bunt were Saturday afternoon visitors i n the Bernard Meister home. Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Cunningham and Mr. and Mrs. Joe iunningham of Burt were Sunday supper guests in the Richard Trunkhill home. Mr. and Mrs. John Ree and "amily drove to Thompson on Friday evening where they were supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Marlyn Rasmussen. On Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. John Ree and family celebrated an early Christinas in the home of her mother, Mrs. Louis Hansmeier, of Crysital Lake. All of the family was home. Mrs. Steve Fry of Estherville spent last Saturday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Ac- cerman, of Burt. Mrs. Esther Duncan of Fen,o n came Monday to spend a few days with her sister, Mrs. Grace Trenary. Mrs. Johnny Spear attended Therapeudic Recreational Workshop in Clear Lake last week. Others attending were Ivy Woltz, Mary Beth Hamilton of Burt, and Florence Kain of Algona. They represented the Helping Hand School in Burt. Mrs. Jerry Nydegger of Fen- xm visited in ,the home of Mrs. June Sparks o n Monday evening. The Plum Creek Elite and Plum Creek Boys 4-H Clubs held at joint Christmas pot luck supper and party at the Center School in Plum Creek. Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ellwood and daughters of Ellsworth were supper guests in ithe Duane Mawdsley home. They all attended the homecoming basketball game in Burt in the evening. Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Veerman and Jeri were Sunday dinner guests in the Henry Smith home. Mrs. Henry Smith and Ramona attended the funeral of Mrs. Faith Reed Eden on Satur day afternoon in Swea City. Half of the people are smoking and the other half are choking. JUNIOR GIRL SCOUTS On Monday, Dec. 16, the Ti- r.onka Junior Girl Scouts had :heir meeting. The 5th grade planned the parity and served ':reats. We played musical :hairs while we exchanged our ;ifte. We brought our presents home that we had made for our parents. —Kira Wilbeck, secretary Slaughter Of Non-Fed Cattle Is Improving Iowa State University economist Gene Fuitrell says the USDA's October Cattle on Feed Report appears to confirm speculation that a large increase is underway in the slaughter of non-fed and short- fed cattle. In the July-ithrough-Septemr ber quarter, fed-cattle slaughter was off seven percent from a year earlier, but total cattle slaughter was up 16%. FutrelJ said reports from packers fail to confirm a non-fed slaughter increase of such magnitude. As a result, the economist concludes that a fairly large number of cattle are being fed moderate amounts of grain before slaughter, yet are not reported as "fed" animals at slaughter. Whatever the explanation for the disparity in figures, it appears the cattle-on-f eed count is a less reliable indicator of future marketings than i n 'the past due to current abnormal production and marketing decisions. As a result, the economist says it is extremely difficult to forecast the level and composition of U. S. cattle slaughter. Although the supply of fed cattle is likely to continue declining well into 1975, Futrell says relatively large total supplies of beef are likely to prevent any sharp upturn in cattle prices in the next several months. However, limited Auction Sales EVERY Tues. 1:00 p.m. Hogs and sheep will be sold the first part of sale, DeVRIES AUCTION CO. BUFFALO CENTER, IOWA strength seems likely in the final weeks of 1974 with December choice steer prices in Iowa expected to average in the 41 to 43-dollar range. Prices in the first quarter of 1975 should average somewhere between 42 and 45-dollars. Futrell said smaller supplies of pork and chicken will be strengthening influences on the 1975 beef market, while a significant negative factor is ;he current prospect for rela- ;ively slow economic conditions in 1975. ZENITH TV We have a good selection of Color TVs Portables and Consoles 12", 16" and 19" Black and White Portables - SPECIALS! - Regular Sale 4 — Small Pocket Radios 9.95 6.50 2 — Single Record Players 19.95 16.50 2 — - USED Portable Stereos $20 and $30 HONKEN ELECTRIC Phone 928-2434 Titonka, Iowa Last Minute Gift Suggestions for Everyone! Radios — Door Chimes — Cameras MAJOR APPLIANCES ; Frigidaire - Amana - Hot Point - Westinghouse - Kitchenaide •j I j - FREE DRAWING - Adults 16 years and Older Register For a Chance on a .... Brothers Elec. Portable Sewing Machine West Bend water wheel Humidifier You Need Not Be Present To Win Sale Prices In All Departments Ha/uk/fl/te, wui o/lppj!ia>itce TITONKA, IOWA JJajatesaaJMteJaiaSBssasaa^^ MW®WSrt«SW!!^^ «? Stop In And See .... The Complete Line of JOHN DEERE Snowmobiles & Bicycles CLOTHING AND ACCESSORIES WE HAVE JACKETS — HELMETS — CAPS — GOGGLES MITTENS — BOOTS — ETC. These will make Wonderful Christmas gifts! COMPLETE LINE OF JOHN DEERE SCALE MODEL TOYS Anderson Implement Co TITONKA; IOWA

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