Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on January 9, 1975 · Page 1
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, January 9, 1975
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PES Jbepl. «t History and Archivto THE TITONKA TOPIC VOLUME LXXVH TITONKA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1975 NUMBER 2 Standing and High Scores for the week of December 30 National League Burt Sav. Dank 46 y 2 29 y 2 Redenius Insurance .46 30 Farmers Coop Oil . .37 39 Don's DX 34 42 Heyer Shelling 33 43 Titonka Sav. Bank . .3iy 2 44y 2 Tyk e Leaguer s N. Cen. Pub. Serv. . ..49 Tiitontea Sav. Bank .. 45 Tyke Lanes 40 Meyer's Painters .... 36 Cunningham's 27 Stanley Products ... .21 23 27 32 36 45 51 Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 51 y 2 20y 2 D.T.'s Lounge 48 24 Van .Hove Shelling . .44% 27% Mike's Construcition .39 29 TJtonka Topic 37y 2 34% Callies V-Store 35 33 Trtonka Plumbing . .31 37 Titonka, Elevator .. .31 37 Anderson Impl. ....- .30% 37y 2 Carney's Std. Serv. . .29 43 Crystal Lake Euro. .. 25 43 Willex 15 57 RAMBLIN' with Phil With the first really good snowfall if the season and ideal snowmobile conditions, council members have received numerous complaints about ithe operation of the machines in town. I am sure that it is a very few that aibuse the use of snowmobiles in town, but those few can do a lot of harm. The ordinance regarding the operation of the machines in town was written to protect operators and. non-operators alike, and. I hope' that more •are in their operation is taken there is a serious acci- Women Over 165 Lois Sonius 203, 166, 165 Bonnie Hike 200 Joyce Madlison 195 Kari Knudson 189 LaVaughn Wibebn ... 188, 176 LaVaughn Wibben 186, 166 Donna Dreesman 187, 179 Christensen ...184, 178, 172 Donna Rudisill 184, 165 lharlotte Anderson 184 Katie Ellefson 180 Kas Larson '• 180 Joyce Madison 179, 174 Mick Jandl 175, 167 Goldie Isebrand 173 Kas Larson ' 172 Oaralee Follman 171, 171 Martha Higgles 169 Jean Mayland 168, 165 Local Drivers Enter 500 Snowmobile Race Two local drivers, Dennis Schutjer of Titonka and Henry Ullmann of Woden have entered the International 500 Snowmobile Race which starts Jan. 21 at Winnepeg, Canada, and that will start activities for the 1975 St. Paul Winter Carnival starting Jan. 23. Bath men will be driving John Deere 340S snowmobiles. Schutjer is sponsored by Anderson Implement of Titonka with Phil Asa and Dave 'Anderson serving as his TCRA Meeting To mechanics, sponsored and Ullmann is toy Jensvold's of Men Over 8f5 John Rike ..223 Merle Hoover 222 Bill Batt 221 G&ry Hoover .218 Jerry Dreesman 215 Dave Anderson 210 teefore •Lent. Riders are urged to use only the designated streets, to observe the 15 MPH speed limit i» town, stop at all crossings, and in general use common sense in their operation. I know they are a lot of fun, teUit the rights and property of others have to be respected. The council has also received many complaints about sidewalks that are not shoveled. A city ordinance states, "It shall be the responsibility of the abutting property owner to promptly remove snow, ice and Services Held Saturday For Arnold Boever, 57 Arnold Boever, 57, Titonka area -farmer, died Tuesday, December 31 at the Holy Family Hospital in EstherVille after becoming suddenly ill. Funeral services were held in St. John's Catholic Church, Bancroft at 10:30 a.m., Saturday with Msgr. A. W. Behrends the celebrant. Burial was in ithe church cemetery. His nephews, Gerald, William, Frank, Mark, Wallace and Walter Boever, Arnold andj Daniel, served as pallbearers. The McKinnon Post 377 of the American Legion at Bancraft conducted graveside military rites. Arnold Boevetr was born March 9, 1917 at Georgeville, Minn., the son of Frank and Mary Paulus Boever. He. graduated from Grand Center High School in Minnesota in 1937 and served w8ith the armed forces during World War II. He farmed near Titonka for some time. Mr. Boever is survived by four sisters and three brothers: Mrs. Joe (Doris) Robison of Urbandale, Fla., Mrs. Lawrence (Arlene) Bona of Grand Forks Mir.n., Betty Boever, Minneau- olis, Mrs. Jim (Rose Ellen) An- Buffalo Center. Gary Zwiefel and Bill Jensvold will be his mechanics. 350 drivers ifrom six Canadian provinces and 20 states will compete in the 10th anniversary "of <the race, With a first prize of $10,000. The race will run from Winnipeg to Bt. Paul, with overnight stops in East Grand Forks and Alexandria, Minn. Total purse for the race is $35,000. Last year, 282 racers started Everyone interested development, of the Gruis Recreation Area, northeast of Titonka, is invited to attend an information meeting tonight (Thursday. Jan. 9) at the Kounitry Kitchen in Titonka. At the meeting, sponsored by the Tri-County Recreation Association, area residents will be able to question board members as to plans for the development of the golf course, building of the clubhouse, and plans 'for the devlopment of the area. A special invitation is extended to women in the area. Drawings of the golf course layout will be shown, and a preliminary idea for the clubhouse will also be o n hand for those attending Ao see. The fund drive to raise $30,000 has started, and the association will try to raise the amount through the sale of $100 shares. Holders of shares will receive a iten per cent discount On the price of annual 5 ADULT ED CLASSES OFFERED AT TITONKA About .50 people attended the , h | organization meeting for adult LJ.iv; ( _ _j •_.!.• _i___ :_ mj4-«« Tm *-» education classes in Titonka Tuesday -evening, and five classes will be offered starting next week. Anyone who was ur.able to attend this first meeting and would like to register for one of the classes, may do so at the first meeting. The followisg classes will be offered on Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30: Ceramics, Steve Schroeder, instructor. Fee is $9.00 plus supplies. Women's Aerobics, Carol Sorenson, instructor. Fee is $6,00. Welding, Steve Hurst, instructor. Fee is $6.00 plus supplies. Men's Aerobics wi bile be held Thursday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00. Tom Bergstrom will instruct the course, and the fee is $6.00 Beginning: Golf lessons will be held starting in April with Rod Wilbeck as the instructor. More details will be given later. itate Line Tourney •torts Saturday Nete First round games in the j City, and Thompson and Lad- State Line Conference Basket-1 yard clash at Rake. the grueling test and only 41 j fees at the ^ coursei ball Tournament will be played j The Saturday everting at Sentral, | game Swea City, Lakota and Rake. The Titonka Squaws will meet Woden-Crystal Lake in the opener at Lakota at 6:45, and the Indians swing into action in the second game of 'the eve- rting when they also meet Woden-Crystal Lake. The'teams have not previously met this year. In other, opening round games, Lincoln Central meets Armstrong at Sentral, Burt tangles with Ringsted at Swea winner of the Squaws will receive a bye in second round action and will play at Rake on Wednesday. If the Indians survive ithe first round, they meet Rake at Woden on Tuesday, January 14 at 6:45. Lakota will play the winner of the Thompson-Ledyard -game in the second contest. Final games will be played a,t, Armstrong on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18. DRIVE SAFELY! 1975, Titonka, Iowa January 2, 1975 COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS City Council met in regular session, Thursday, January 2, at 7:30 p.m. with the following councihnen present: were still running when the contestants reached the finish The meeting will start at 8:00 p.m., following the regular line. In the mine previous races, , mee t ing of the Titonka Lions two were_ called^ off early ^be- 1 clu , b) and wiu , be the pro . g ram 1 cause of weather conditions. The allowable engine size has been increased from 300 cc's to 340 cc's to coincide with manufacturer's stock production for 1975 models. With favorable j snow and weather conditions,! the record time of 11 hours, i five minutes and four seconds' set in 1971 by a Polaris could;' fall. In the past, Arctic Cat and Polaris snowmobiles have dominated the race, but things could be different this year with improvements being made on many of the machines. part of (tllat meeting . so will be able to start On time. Engaged . accumulations from the sidewalk, but i n the event such snow, ice or accumulations are permitted to remain on said sidewalk for more than a reas- enable length of time, then the street commissioner shall cause the same to be removed and the actual cost thereof shall be assessed against said property: The failure to remove snow causes pedestrians to use the streets, and this can be danger- us. Your cooperation is needed. I hope we will have a good turnout for the information meeting tonight concerning the development of the Gnus Recreation Area. It is hoped that Most of the board members be present to answer your questions and explain the development of the area. When completed, the area will offer one of the finest recreation facilities in the state. Like so many projects promoted in small communities, it is going to take the cooperation of a lot of interested persons to see the plan through to its completion. The men's bowling association tournament will be held next week at Tyke Lanes. The tournalment is open to all men bowlers, and it is hoped that there will once again be a good turnout. The fee of only $3.00 per event is very nominal and should make it possible for everyone to take part. This is the Sunday football fans have been waiting for all year and especially Viking fans! Although the Steelers are derson of Emmetsburg; Nor man Boever of Bancroft, and Marvin and Darold Boever of Estherville. Ass'n. Bowling Tourney Set For Next Week The North Kossuth Bowling tournament will be held at Titonka and Bancroft next week with teams, singles and doubles competition. Bowlers will once again bowl on their local lanes. This has pijoven to be a very popular tournament in the past and it is hoped that all local me n keglers will enter. It's a handicap event, so everyone has an opportunity to win some of the prizes. There will be no men's league bowling next week. Woman's Club Extends Thanks For Support The Titonka Woman's Club, sponsors of the local Girl Girl Scouts, and the North Iowa Girl Scout Councl Wish to extend their thanks to all who helped make the November fund drive a success. 50 Titomka Girl Scouts and their eight leaders are working together to establish a set of values 'including the highest ideals of character, patriotism and service. What they do will lave a real and lasting effect on the community and our very way of life. They, too, extend their appreciation and hanks to all volunteer solicitors and contributors for their fine support! Leaders of the three groups this year are: Brownies, Jan Wilbeck and Bonn'ie Erpelding; Juniors, Alice Giesking and Sandy Bruns; and Cadetes, Lea Claussen, Cathy Stangl and Leslie Schroeder. Judy Junkermeier is serving as neighborhood chairman. Care Center Loses Its Oldest Resident The Titonka Care Center lost its oldest resident when Robert Stewart, 96, of Burt passed away Friday, January 3. Funeral services were held Monday at the Bur,t. Presbyter- carried, ian Church With Rev. Richard Glassgow officiating. Burial was in the Burt Township Cemetery. Mr. Stewarit was born Sept. 20, 1878 at Madison, Ind. He was never married and was tiller by trade during much of his life. lAmonig survivors 'are a num. ber of nieces and nephews including Mrs. Earl Shipler o Burt. Boyken, Heyer, Jaren, Krominga and Schuster. Also present, Loren Hansen and Clerk Alke. Harvey Heyer, Mayor Pro-Tern, called ithe meeting to order. The minutes of the Dec. 5th and 12th meetings were approved and financial reports accepted. Mayor Walter Baade arrived and then conducted the meeting. Thresa Baade, City Treasurer, attended the meeting and submitted her resignation. Motion was made and seconded to accept her resignation. • Motion was made and passed that the City Council wishes ,to thank Thresa Baade for her faithful service as City Treasurer. Motion was made to adopt Ordinance No. 522 creating the office of City Clerk-Treasurer. Roll call vote: Ayes 5, Nays 0. 82 DAYS Without Lincoln Central Here For 2 Games Friday Night Lincoln Central will invade the local gym for a pair of State Line Conference basketball games Friday evening, Jan. 10. It will toe the only meeting of the teams in regular conference play this year. The girls game will start at 6:45 p.m. Mrs. Sylvan Holland of Forest City was a New Year's Day dinner guest in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Michaelsen. slight favorites in the big game I think the Vikings should have the upper hand. They liave been the there twice experience before should and be enough to pull them through this time. It should be a great defensive battle, but I am sure the Vikes don't want to be the first team to lose on three attempts. That's it for another week Good luck to the Vikings! Mr. wood of Garner announce FEDERATED CLUB PLANS "PHYSICAL FUN NIGHT" The Titonka Federated Club will hold their "Physical Fun Night" i n the school gymnasium tonight, Thursday, at 8:00 p.m. Roll call will be "A food I crave". A book review, "The Art of Walking", will be given by engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Gast. IFWC Notes will Debra Kay, to Charles Larsen, I be given by Karen Krantz. Sno-lndians Plan Adult Ride Thursday Night The Titonka Sno-lndians held their 'first general meeting Friday with atoout 80 people present. The 'group accepted the by-laws and design for a shoulder patch that will be available in the near future. They also discussed some of the problems involving snowmobile operation in town. Thus far, 76 families have joined the club. The group will hold an adult ride Thursday evening, Jan. 9 for a trip to Hillside Golf Club, Wesley, 'for supper. The ride will start at 6:45 on the west edge of town and is for adults only. Those planntog to make the trip should call Jim Van Hove, phone 928-2782, for supper reservations. son of Mr. and Mrs. Glenn H. Larsen of Titonka. Miss Waiwood is a 1972 graduate of Garner-Hayfield is a City High School. Mr. Larsen 1970 graduate of Mason High School. A spring wedding is planned. Announce New Hours For Titonka Library The Titonka Library Board met Monday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m. The motion was tmade to change library hours on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. New hours are: Monday 2:00-5:00 Tuesday 2:00-5:00 Wednesday 7:00-9:00 Thursday : .2:00-5:00 Saturday 1:00-5:00 The motion was made to loan audio-visual material, 16 mm projector, 8 mm super 8 projector and slide projector, without a fee. The board hopes that this material will be used more. These will be loaned only to adults. Carol Sorenson, local physical education teacher, will give demonstrations on the weight machine. Volleyball will follow. Members are to dress accordingly and join in the fun. Hostesses are Kathy Gaul and Sandra Harms. METHODIST WOMEN PLAN QUIET DAY OBSERVANCE There will be a "Quiet Day' Simon Sunkens To Observe Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Simon Sunken of. Tiitonka will observe their 25th Wedding Anniversary with an open house to be held Sunday, January 12 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church in Titonka. They cordlially invite all relatives) neighbors and friends to aititend. Adult Farmer Education Classes Start Monday This year's first adult farmer education meeting will feature Gene Rouse, Area Extension Livestock Specialist, who will speak on Swine Reproduction Problems. The meeting will be held Monday, January 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Kountry Kitchen i n Titonka. Rouse will speak on the effects of nutrition On the sow and boar, nutritional needs of the jow, breeding problems, factors affecting embryonic survival, and the value and handling of manure. The meeting is sponsored jointly by the Farmers Cooperative Elevator at Titonka, the Titonka Vocational.Agriculture Department, and Kossuth Co, Extension Service. Observance for all United Methodist Women of Titonka at the Titonka church on Wednesday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m. This culminates the week of Paryer and Self Denial. Marie Gingrich is the program leader. The Executive Board meets at 1:15. Audrey's hostesses. . Motion was made to adopt the Resolution Setting The Salaries For Appointed Officers And Employees Of The City For The Year 1975. Roll call vote: Ayes 5, Nays O. Carried. Motion was made and passed that the Titorika Savings Bank be named Depository for City Funds with a maximum amount of $100,000. (Motion was made and passed to purchase a set of CB radios for the police car. Mayor Baade made the following appointments: Mayor Pro-Tern Harvey Heyer Committees: Streets, Alleys and Walks .Boyken, Jaren, Heyer Water and Sewer Schuster, Krominga, Heyer- It was decided to appoint M. O. Givens to .the Planning <to Zoning Commission and the Board of Adjustment for a 5-year- term. Council set Thursday, January 23rd, at 7:30 p.m. to meet in special session to work o n the budget. v, Motion was made and passed 1o allow payment of bills listed toelow. Meeting adjourned. General Fund: Titonka Telephone Co.; Phone bill $ 1.45 U.S. Post Office; Stamps 10.00 Walter Baade; Mayor's salary 400.00 Edward Boyken; Councilman pay 52.00 Harvey Heyer; Councilman pay 48.00 Philip Jaren; Councilman pay 56.00 Gene Krominga; Councilman pay 56.00 George Schuster; Councilman pay 56.00 Thresa C. Baade; Treasurer's salary 212.84 Myrtle G. tAlke; Salary 102.74 Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax 200.30 Treasurer, State of Iowa; State Withholding Tax 39.05 Iowa Employment Security Commission; FICA^ 248.71 Iowa Public Employees Retirement System; IPBBS 131.13 Richard Isebrand; Inspector's fee 88.90 Street Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $190.42 Ambassadors are Hot Lunch Menu For week of January 13 Monday: Ham patty on a bun, scalloped corn, green beans, chocolate pudding, milk. Tuesday: Creaimed chicke n over mashed potatoes, carrot and celery sticks, sandwich, cranapple crisp, milk. Wednesday: Goulash, cabbage salad, school made bun and butter, apple sauce, milk. Thursday: Scalloped potatoes and ham, touttered peas, peanut butter sandwich, peach half, milk. ' Friday: School made pizza, buttered corn, lettuce salad, orange half, milk. Huisman DX; Gas 31.40 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas 4.83 Beed Hardware; Supplies 5.88 Public Safety Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $ 40.00 Loren D. Hansen; Salary 405.94 (Marshall & Swift; Laundry 3.75 Mary Lee Baade; Ambulance call 4.71 Walter Baade; Ambulance call 4.71 Rolland S. Fox; Ambulance call 4.71 Joyce Giesking; Ambulance call 4.71 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas and battery 138.91 Sanitation Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $154.08 Donald Norland; Hauling 4.00 Beed Hardware; Supplies 1.05 Recreation Fund: Titonfca Senior Citizens Center; Rental air $ 40.00 Water Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary and postage .$ 84.47 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary 49.55 North Central Public Service Co.; Gas bill ;. ' 67.43 U.S. Post Office; Stamps and post cards 32.00 Treasurer; State of Iowa; Sales Tax 98.09 United Building Centers; Supplies 3.12 James Kiley; Wages ..'.'. 8.24 Russell Kiley; Wages 14.12 Beed Hardware; Fusetrons 15.50 Trust and Agency Fund: Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax $ 14.00 Iowa Employment Security Commission; PIOA 21.89 TITONKA WOMAN' CLUB TO MEET JANUARY 16th The Titonloa Woman's Club wiil meet Monday, January 16 at 8:00 ip,m. at the hotoe of Myrtle Alke. Roll call will be "A book I would like to read". News Flash by Luella Givens. A book review by Helen Jaren will be "In One Era and Out ithe Other" by Sam Levensen. CON8EBYE BNVBQY! Iowa Public Employees Retirement System; IPERS •10.24 Road Use Tax Fund: Huisman DX Service; Gas $ 33.17 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas 4.58 Gary Sleper; Djesel Fuel 16.15 Sewer Construction Pond: Pete Haines; Labor for lab $ 60.00 United Building Centers; Material for lab •. •. i 73.79 Nonth Central Public Service Co.; Gas heater (laib) 132.36 Bded Hardware; Refrigerator, paint, supplies (lab) ... .145.81 Huisman DX Service; Gas , 13.45 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary ./',., 49.55 William G. Kiley; Postage ., Attest: /s/ WALTER BAADE, Mayor .82 MYRTLE G. AiOEB, City Clerk

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