Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on December 19, 1974 · Page 16
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Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa · Page 16

Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, December 19, 1974
Page 16
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THE TtTOlfKA TOPIC. TTTONKA, IOWA, DECEMBER 19, 1974 D HOIV RIGHT Muy I he Infant Jesus bless you at this holy ouHon and may His peace abide with you. LEY MOTOR COMPANK Bill Ley, Sr. Family Ron Meyers Audrey Ruby Frnn SchiltZB Herman Jutting* Ron Johnton Gone Brass's Noil Steffemen The Dave Leys The Tom Henkens Bill Hankens Bill Ley, Jr. Family Craig Lloyds Margie Richardson Gary Meyers Arvid Boyken Bruce Grahams Bill Meyer* Bruce Heyer Frankincense, Once As Valuable As Diamonds Development of a major ewnmereo 1n frankincense and myrrh turned South Arabia, known "« Arabia Felix, Into a biittUlnK trade center about 1200 BC. Camel CaravanH Wrapped in BheepBtolns or KoatHklriH, the gum rertna were carried In 20 to 40 pound bundles on camol caravang to factories In Egypt and other markets In the north. The Jews UHed frankincense to perfume their temples. Pliny wrote ,tfrat frankincense wan so valuable that workmen ut the factory in Alexandria, Where it was processed, were forced to strip for inspection at the end of each day's work — ju,»t as workers In today's South African diamond mines. The valuable resins also were taken north by the sea. So was gojd, from the mines of the Queen of Sheba, whose monarchy wag based at Marib, site of current archaelogical digging to the east of here, Myrrth was regarded highly by ,Uie ancients as an unquenfc and a perfume. U. was used for incense in temples and for fumigation. 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. Sftrisfmas! etc*,** 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 Meyering Gerald — Gail — Michael easons We want to wish you a very merry Christmas! FARMERS COOPERATIVE OIL COMPANY Mr. sgnd Mrs. Barrel Wubben and Family Mr. and Mrs. John Beenken and Family Mr. and Mm. Raymond Baade and Family CtC*""' 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 May your Christmas tree be gay wfcfc decorations, and your home be bright with warmth & laughter/ Sincere greetings from aM of us at DJUANE BOYKEN MASONRY CONSTRUCTION Dune - Shirley — Micbde - Brian Mr. and Mrs. Ben Gruis Ron Schmidt — Wendel Harms Here's an old-fashioned greeting from all of us to all our friendsl MARV'S GULF SERVICE Marvin, Velma, Kenneth and Dennis Stroebd ^J'i&^/a^'2a*j3i2i*io^j3^'j^i^.'i^^4w^le*^ «*tt£jt Seasons Greetings to all 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 we eetehrttte tke Mrth ttf the * ef Peate* fat 6v#ry ImtH Mi* HXUM ttiUhi»ttt

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