Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on January 9, 1975 · Page 5
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jpES HOWES I bepl. oC History and Archlvii 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. Bank 46 J / 2 29i/ 2 Redenius Insurance .46 30 Farmers Co-op Oil .. 37 39 Don's DX 34 42 Heyer Shelling 33 43 Titonka Sav. Bank . .3iy 2 44 Vz Tyk e Leaguers N. Cen. Pub. Serv. ... 49 23 Tiitonka Sav. Bank . .45 27 Tyke Lanes 40 32 Meyer's Painters .... 36 36 Cunningham's 27 45 Stanley Products .... 21 51 Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 51 y 2 20V 2 D.T.'s Lounge 48 24 Van Hove Shelling . .44V 2 27 y a Mike's Construction .39 29 Tttonka Topic 37y 2 34M> Callies V-Store 35 33 Trtonfca Plumbing .. 31 37 Titontoa- Elevator ...31 37 Anderson Impl. ....- .30y 2 37 y 2 Carney's Std. Serv. . .29 43 Crystal Lake Furn. .. 25 43 Willex 15 57 Women Over 165 Lois Sonius 203, 166, 165 Bonnie Rike 200 Joyce Madison 195 Karl Knudson 189 LaVaughn Wibebn ... 188, 176 LaVaughn Wibben ... .186, 166 Donna Dreesman 187, 179 E Christensen ...184, 178, 172 Dpnna Rudisill 184, 165 Charlotte Anderson 184 Katie Ellefson 180 Kas Larson • 180 Joyce Madison 179, 174 Mick Jandl 175, 167 Goldie Isebrand 173 Kas Larson ' 172 Caralee Pollman 171, 171 Martha Riggles 169 Jean Mayland 168, 165 Men Over MS John Rike 223 Merle Hoover 222 Bill Batt 221 Gary Hoover 218 Jerry Dreesman 215 Dave Andefson 210 RAMBL1N'. with PM With the first really good snowfall if the season and ideal snowmobile conditions, council Kiembers have received numerous oojmplaints about itihe operation of the machines in town. ,1 am sure that it is a very few that abuse .the use of snowmobiles in town, but those few can do a lot of harm. The ordinance regarding the •peration of the machines in town was written to protect •perators and non-operators •like, and I hope 1 that more •are in their operation is taken before there is *, serious accident. Riders are urged to me only the designated streets, to observe the 15 MPH speed limit iji town, stop at all crossings, and in general use common sense in their operation. I know they are a lot of fun, tent the rights and property of ethers 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 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- anable 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 reimove 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 at the Gruis Recreation Area. It is hoped that most of the board members will 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 pant. This is the Sun-day football fans have been waiting for all year, and especially Viking fans. Although the Steelers are Services Held Saturday For Arnold Boever, 57 Arnold Boever, 57, Titonfca area 'farmer, died Tuesday, December 31 at the Holy Family Hospital in EstherVille after becoming suddenly ill. Funeral services were hel<3 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 anc Walter Boever, Arnold and Daniel, served as pallbearers. The McKinnon Post 377 of the American Legion at Bancroft conducted graveside military rites. Arnold Boever was born March 9, 1917 at Georgeville, Minn., the son of Frank and Mary Paulus Boever. He. gradu ated from Grand Center High School in Minnesota in 1937 land served wtith the armed forces during World War II. He farmed near Titontoa 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) Anderson of Emmetsburg; Norman Boever of Bancroft, and Marvin and Darold Boever of Estherville. 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 Titonfca with Phil Asa and Dave 'Anderson serving as his mechanics, and Ullmann is sponsored toy Jensvold's of Buffalo Center. Gary Zwiefel and Bill Jensvold will be his mechanics. 350 drivers if rom six Canadian provinces and 20 states will compete in the 10th anniversary of <the race, wiith a first prize of $10,000. The race will run from Winnipeg to St. Paul, with oyernttght stops in East Grand Forks .and Alexandria, Minn. Total purse for the race is $35,000. Last year, 282 racers started the grueling itest and only 41 were still running when the contestants reached the finish line. In the nine previous races, TCRA Meeting To Be Held Tonight 5 ADULT ED CLASSES OFFERED AT TSTOS^KA About 50 people attended the Everyone interested in the ! organization meeting for adult development of the Gruis Rsc-< education classes in Titonka o n reation Area, northeast of Ti-1 '^esday evening, and five tonka, is invited to attend an j ^fl!^ 1 °°°*** r * A ..£* ri ™ B _ information meeting tonight (Thursday. Jan. 9) at the Koun,try Kitche n 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 .to 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 ten per cent dis- State Line Tourney Starts Saturday u " ice ^ al at the golf course. The meeting will start at 8:00 T ± Titonka ±™r^ e i^ next week. Anyone who was lu.ablc to attend this first meet- ins 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 wl 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. First round games in the; tate Line Conference Basket- j all Tournament will be played j Saturday evening at Sentral, | >wea City, Lakota and Rake. ; The Titonka Squaws will aeet Woden-Crystal Lake in .the pener at Lakofca at 6:45, and he Indians swing into action | n the second game of 'the eve- j Ting when they also meet Woden-Crystal Lake. The teaons lave not previously met this ear. In other, opening round ames, Lincoln Central meets Armstrong at Sentral, Burt tangles with Rlngsted at Swea 82 DAYS Without A Fire 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 then* local lanes. This has proven 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. 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 sitart at 6:45 p.m. Mrs. Sylva n 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 have been ithere twice before and the experience should be enough to pull them through this time. It should be a great defensive battle, but I am sure the Vikes don't want ito be the first team to lose on three attempts. That's it for another week. Good luck to .the Vikings! been increased from 300 cc's to 340 cc's to coincide with manufacturer's stock production for 1975 models. With favorable snow and weather conditions, the record time of 11 hours, 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. will be able to start o n time. En&a&ed . . Woman's Club Extends Thanks For Support The Titonfca Woman's Club, sponsors of the local Girl Girl Scouts, and the North Iowa Girl Scout Oouncl wtfsh to ex-, itend their thanks to all who helped make the November! fund drive a success. 50 Titonfca Girl Scouts and their eight leaders are working together to establish a set of 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. Presbyterian Church with Rev. Richard Glassgow officiating. Burial was in the Burt Township Cemetery. Mr. Stewart was born Sept 20, 1878 at Madison, Ind. He was never married and was tiller by trade during much ol his life. Among survivors 'are a num. ber of nieces and nephews including Mrs. Barl Shipler o Burt. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wai- FEDERATED CLUB PLANS "PHYSICAL FUN NIGHT" The Titonfca Federated Club will hold their "Physical Fur Night" i n the school gymnasi um tonight, Thursday, at 8:0' p.m. Roll call will be "A fooc I crave". A book review, "The Art o wood of Garner announce the i Walking", will be given bj engagement of their daughter, Carolyn Gast. IFWC Notes wii *--iit-)«~A,£3!_<*il.\_..iiVV^.i ^Ai\-.l I Vll-V t* (--) 1» l,Vx A ) >-/L41Wljril V—* t*,tj \j , J.4. TT V-» JLV \-t U\m values 'including the highest Debra Kay, ,t.o Charles Larsen, be given by Karen Krantz. ideals of character, patriotism S0n of Ml ._ and M rs. G lenn H. Carol Sorenson, local physi .....•>•. and service. What they do will h'ave a real and lasting effect on the community and our very way of life. They, too extend their appreciation anc thanks to all volunteer solicitors and contributors for their fine support! Leaders of the three groups this year are: Brownies, Jan Wilbeck and BonnUe Erpelding; Juniors, Alice Giesking and Sandy Bruns; and Cadetes, Lea Claussen, Cathy Stangl and Leslie Schroeder. Judy Junkermeier is serving as neighborhood chairman. Sno-lndians Plan Adult Ride Thursday Night The Titonka Sno-lndians held their 'first general meeting Friday with about 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 planntag to make the trip should call Jim Van Hove, phone 928-2782, for supper reservations. Simon Sunkens To Observe Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Simon Sunken of. Tlitonka will observe their 25th Wedding Annivers'ary 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 cordially invite all relatives, neighibors and friends to attend. Larsen of Titonka. Miss Waiwood is a cal education teacher, will giv> 1972 j demonstrations on the weigh graduate of Garner-Hay field machine. Volleyball will follow High School. Mr. Larsen is a Members are to- dress accord 1970 graduate of Mason City ingly and join in the fun. 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 (made 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 hoard hopes that this material will be used more. These will be loaned only to adults. 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 in Titonka. Rouse will speak on the effects of nutrition o n the sow and, boar, nutritional needs of the saw, breeding problems, factors affecting embryonic survival, and the value and handling of omanure. The meeting is sponsored lointly by .the Farmers Cooperative Elevator at Titonka, the Titonfea Vocational .Agriculture Department, and Kossuth Co, Extension Service. Hostesses are Kathy Gau and Sandra Harms. METHODIST WOMEN PLAN QUIET DAY OBSERVANCE There will be a "Quiet Day' Observance for all United Methodist Women of Titonka at the Titonka church on Wed nesday, January 15 at 2:00 p.m This culminates the week o; Paryer and Self Denial. Marie Gingrich is the program leader. The Executive Board meats at 1:15. Audrey's hostesses. Ambassadors are Hot Lunch Menu For week of January 13 Monday: Ham patty on e bun, scalloped corn, green beans, chocolate pudding, milk Tuesday: Crealmed chicken over mashed potatoes, carroi and celery sticks, sandwich cranapple crisp, milk. Wednesday: Goulash, cabbage salad, school made bun and butter, apple sauce, milk. Thursday: Scalloped potatoes and ham, (buttered peas, peanut butter sandwich, peach half, milk. Friday: School made pizza, buttered corn, lettuce salad, orange half, milk. TITONKA WOMAN' CLUB TO MEET JANUARY 16th The TitonKa Woman's Club will meet Monday, January 16 at 8:00 p,m. at the holme of (Myrtle Alke. Roll cairwUl be 'A booh; I would like to read". News Plash by Luella Givens. A book review 'by Helen Jaren will toe "In One Era and Out the Other" by s^m Levensen, CON8K*YB BNHROT1 City, and Thompson and Lad- yard clash at Rake. The winner of the Squaws game will receive a bye in second round action and will play at Rake on Wednesday. If the Indians survive .the first round, they meet Rake at Woden on Tuesday, January 14 at 0:45. Lakota will play the winner of the Thompson-Ledyard game in the second contest. Final games will be played at Armstrong on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18. DRIVE SAFELY! Titonka, Iowa January 2, 1975 COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS City Council met in regular session, Thursday, January 2, .975, at 7:30 p.m. with the following councBmen present: Joykeri, Heyer, Jaren, Kromlnga and Schuster. Also present, Loren Han sen and Clerk Alke. Harvey Heyer, Mayor Pro-Tern, called ,the 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. arried. 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 Titorlka 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 OB 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 & 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 on ithe budget. ^ Motion was made and passed lo allow payment of bills listed 'below. Meeting adjourned. General Fund: Titonka Telephone Co.; Phone bill $ 1 45 U.S. Post Office; Stamps " 10 ' 00 Walter Baade; Mayor's salary '..'.'.'.'. 400 QQ 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. Alke; Salary ', .'.' 102 74 Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax 200 30 Treasurer, State of Iowa; State Withholding Tax .. . ZQQ5 Iowa Employment Security Commission; FICA .. . 248 71 Iowa Public Employees Retirement System; IPBRS . 13113 Richard Isetorand; Inspector's fee " Rfi'qn Street Fund: : 8J5 ' aU William G. Kiley; Salary « 190 42 Huisman DX; Gas 31 40 Fanners Co-op Oil Co.; Gas ..'.'.'. 4' 8 3 Seed Hardware; Supplies c'oo Public Safety Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $ 40 00 Loren D. Hansen; Salary 405'fl4 (Marshall & Swift; Laundry " 375 Mary Lee Baade; Ambulance call 4*71 Walter Baade; \Ambulance call 4 71 Holland S. Fox; Ambulance call 4 71 Joyce Giesking; Almbulance call 4' 71 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas and battery ... '. ISS'QI Sanitation Fund: °' ai William G. Kiley; Salary * 1IU ,«. Donald Norland; Hauling 4 on Seed Hardware; Supplies 7 n£ Recreation Fund: ll05 Titonfca Senior Citizens Center; Rental air ft 40 nn Water Fund: ^".v^ William G. Kiley; Salary and postage . « B4 AH Myrtle G. Alke; Salary * 49 « North Central Public Service Co.; Gas bill " • Q743 U.S. Post Office; Stamps and post cards 3200 Treasurer; State of Iowa; Sales Tax OR on United Building Centers; Supplies .... o jS James Kiley; Wages " • o'it Russell Kiley; Wages \\\\ 1410 Beed Hardware; Fusetrons t 5 'gjj Trust and Agency Fund: Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax I 14 no Iowa Employment Security Commission; PIOA . . " ai 89 Iowa Public Employees Retirement System: ZPERB '' -10 24 Road Use Tax Fund: '" *""** Huisman DX Service; Gas * as 17 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Oa» ' 2'ga Gary Sleper; D.iesel Fuel !!!!!!!!!!" ie!l5 sewer Construction Funds Pete Haines; Labor for lab $ 80 00 United Building Centers; Material for lab .'.'..'.'.'.'.'." "T 73 79 Nontli Central Public Service Co.; Oas heater (feto) 132 36 B*ed Hardware; Refrigerator, paint, supplies (lal>) ...'.' us'ni Huisman DX Service; Gas ...........; . 13 4R Myrtle Q. Alke; Salary .:-,.. "''.-' JJX William G. Kiley; Postage !..'.,!!•!!'!'!! Attest ••'•' /s/WALTER BAADE, Major '• A

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