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THE TITONKA TOPIC™ TOCtJME LXXVH TITONKA, KOSSPTB COUNTY, IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 1975 NUMBER 4 THE B&WUERS CORIWR Standings and High Scores tor the week of January 1* Koffee Kup League Gutterdusters 6 Chatterboxes 5 Ding A Lings 5 Ifs and Maybes 4 Superbowlers 2 Ding Dongs .' 2 Tyk e Leaguer s N. Cen. Pub. Serv. Titonka Sav. Bank Meyer's Painters . . Tyke Lanes . Cunningham Cafe Stanley Products . . .56 .52 41 40 30 23 2 3 3 4 6 6 24 28 30. 40 50 57 Women Over 165 Donna Rudisill 208 Avis Christensen ....201, 179 La Vaughn Wi'bben ...192, 169 Lois Sonius 188 Katie Ellefson 186 Judy Junkermeier . . . 185, 181 Lois Peterson 185 Shirley Amesbury ... 184, 178 Mick Jandl 178, 176 Frances Gingrich 175 Kas Larson 173, 165 Barb Maoism 17:1 L:na Truakhill 17:> Katie Ellefson .169 M:\vis Loof ; . . "jC'-j Van Hove . . 1C6 aralee Folima : -i 1G5 Boekelman-Schut jer Vows Exchanged At Good Hope c. : g storm of-a coupie of(p&5ffl@ral Services ! /i,e«d wen-;; ago is now history and SG'.neihing we will be able to tell our children and grand- chiicn-'-n. about. Things are loo?:'::" up, and although we!,*, arc :;i. ; Il going to have a lot ofu n ,, « a f^. \f ft,.* ,nt jpn J'7 7 /I* f\ «% r, ; /• ws FtesSsy tHitufy winter, we are start itov/ard spring. It must have been quite a sight when members of the Sno-Indians gathered a short time ago to drive down to Wes- loy. i understand about 80 people made thc .trip on about 60 snowmobiles. Sounded as if they had a great time even thought the weather wasn't the greatest. Speaking of snowmobiles, I understand Titonka's two en- it.ries in the .Winnepeg to St. Paul race completed the first day's run and were ready to go on the second leg of the race. Haven't heard what kind of times they had, but it is quite a fete to finish one leg. Good luck ,to them as they head for home today (Thursday). Titonka's boys basketball team almost got the whole ball of wax in the conference tournament, but a-J;ew bad breaks stopped them one game short of their goal. They've, got a Funeral services were held V'odnesday. January 22 at 1:30 .m. at the Immanucl Luther- j Church, rural Titonka, for getting a good , Ht . nry Maylandj Sr-> 91j wlth Pastor Ted Ager officiating. His grandsons served as casket attendants. Blake Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Henry William Dietrich May- 1883 at Joyce Kay Boekelman, daughter Of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Boekelman, and Reginald Schutjer, so n of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schutjer, were united marriage in a double ring Ceremony on Saturday, December 28 at the.Good (•ran Church in Rev. Herbert Han the ceremony. The brick', r by her fa'.he gown of whi'e fata Lvr with cimbroickTod Incc 'i ing toe iv;';a, fiit'"d bort- and circling the skirt which ;:l ' o a full ,'• rain. ".••:• iHv.r,- ve'l [ell from a Julie;, ha!. ' carried a bouqur'- 01 \v'.r.' • ••> lipped wi!h luvhi b\\\;\ Io orchiJs and sfefanolis. State Line Tourney Finals Beats Indians 68° rvice For Aetna Swyter, 86 The Burt Bears won their John Rasmussen to just 7 points first State Line Conference, as Titonka stopped the highly Tournament when they stopped ! touted Thompson Cubs in the the Indians in the final round semi-final round of the tourna- ' Monday night on the Burt ment 48-38. Rasmussen, who i arrangements. ?.Tnsic fcv the ' . ; vr-.!M> ,-;[]] be provided by Mrs. L;Cvi...o r,i Lei.>:!-:, organist, and 11". church choir. '"•••v'ing a? casket attendants v.'iii. iv> ~\'Tein( Huesman. Cln.r- r •,-(•'* TTr-!'v.l,t. William Brandt, EJward Rtcdver, Alfred Rcden- quintct. TKo:>k ; ?. Gl, Tyke go- L ;• Lv. in bail li;m;i.lhi ri ' take 53 :'!br;l k,.-.;on an:i outride aided the tnrihri 1 :;, bu'; thvir I inability to !.:;. in .the clooir.;^ '.ninui;os of the opening period HuVveu th-; Cub- to cut l;ho Ir.~. Keith Pr ; cs .serveil herpui nnd Elmer Wierrand. Inter- or as i^rso:i:-l n!.!.ond.;nt. | men! will bo i n the church '{ 0 '\ good team, and if they can get everyone back into physical" "^"Y .f 1 ' condition they should make a mosi OI nis good showing for th& rest of the year. Congratulations to the boys and their coaches. Even .though the girls are winless on the season, they have played some good ball at times and have given a couple of teams a good run. Let's keep giving them our support and hope they can coirne up with a gib win 'before too long. Keep fighting girls,, there's still .a lot of .the season left: As I have walked around Fredrick and Wilhelmina (Senne) Mayland. He entered into covenant relationship with the Triune God by the Sacrament of Baptism. At the age of 7, he moved with-his parents and family to Wellsburg, and later to the Woden and Titonka area. Henry was confirmed at the proper age and has been a lifelong member of Immanu«l Lutheran Church, Titonka. , On February 27, 1908, he was united in marriage with Marie Boyken. The couple began farming in the Woden area. In 1920 they moved to their late home northeast of Titonka. This union ,.was blessed with nine children, six daughters and three sons. Henry enjoyed good health life. The last ! Mrs. Robert Weaver vva.- main";-, o,' honor, and bridesmaids were Judith Ann Stramky, (laugh-! Carol ter of Mr. and Mr;. Tlo Buff- Anna Swyter was born Febru- iui ivrtr;','ui to IO-7 at the oiu:zer WudcM Thursday io mori ih-'aiior Tyke ha:! hold a 1G-4 acl- R.-.ke Tir-er.i in .sec:;:id i,m:id vantage with 2:52 to play. Al- .u-, 1 ion of the Slate Line Basket- though there \v,;:-- very little bail Tournament, i scoring in the .s<.';:-:nd period, AfLc'r holding a 7-4 le..u". with, .here was a lot of oifense, and " ~" to play, the Indians failed 1 Tyke held a slim 18-14 lerl i?.t ling period and the' It had to be rate- 1 as cne of the in<j;ton. been selected by the United Metliodist Women arid Pi"A Io lie included in Chambers and Dcbra! ary 2, 1888 at Titonka, the Weaver. They wore light blue, daurmter of Clans nnd Sophia ;1hpv , 1M i}L|'' i,v knit floor-length gowns. j (Render) Heesch. On March 4.! " ._,. !pr 'H ' n . -! .sharp-shooters from Rake had to rely o n the outside shot as into a 12-7 first "Outstanding Young Women of Mr. Gary Smidt was best man, and groomsmen were Mr. Floyd Ullmann and Mr. Russell America for 15)74". Each year, 51 women are selected to represent their j was Dcnisc Boekelman. state's outstanding young wo- Music was provided by Mrs. JF31, am noodcd her in death in 1954. nuarter advantage. Several un- Sleper. Rodney Kiewiet wa:-; ?;Mrs. Swyter passed away on ring bearer, and the flower girl j Monday, January 20 . at the Omaha, Nebr. are the ages of 21 and 35. Judith works part time at ing, and as the infirmity became worse, he was confined to the Westview Rest Home and later to the Titonka Care Center, where he slept away early Monday morning, about 1:30 a.m. He had reached the age of 91 years, 3 months and 20 days. town I have noticed that there are still a lot of fire hydrants burried in, the .snow. If you have one next to your property, won't you please.ge't it dug out. The time sayed'jb^y being able to make a quick.'hookup could make a lot of difference if ther is a fire in town. The volunteer firemen do a great job; won't you give them a little help. Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance, and her husband, Jack, is an instructor at McMillian Junior High in Omaha. The Stranskys have two children, Dean Scott and Mark Alan. Judith's biography is now printed in the 1974 publication of "Outstanding Young Wome n of America". men. Mrs. Stransky is from j Leonard Leeck, organist, who ! accompanied the ' soloist, Mr. Criteria for inclusion are i Randy Elwood as he sang .service to others, professional j "Walk Hand In Hand With excellence, community activit-i Gcd". "The Wedding Prayer" ies, and enthusiasm to make and "The Lord's Prayer". At the world a better place to live, thc reception, Mr. Jeff Pries sang "One Hand, One Heart". Ushers were Keith Pries, David Boekelman, Dennis Schutjer and Roger Akkerman. Candles ;lit by Janice Weaver and :hutjer. and Bill Brandt were hosts at the reception held i n itonka Care Center. She is survived by three the finest, games by a Titonka club in several years as the boys put it all together with good shooting, a stiff defense, arid excellent rebounding on both boards. Holding a slim 27-22 lead Head Coach Larry Goodrich, with 3:48 to play,'Steve Dietrich had the right words for his i injured an ankle and was forced team between halves as they! from the game. Jeff Loeschen "1 • 1 J TTT* 11" Vl"t-ViLl_J LlVt » II 1 A ULiCjV^ . t^J^Y^ttll II .. L she was married to Willi-, productive lapses of the Indians Swyter at Nashua. He pro-) i llowed the ^ to jncrease i gen their lead to 27-16 at the half. sister, Mrs. Adeine Meyer of came out in the third quarter j hit for two points with 3:05 Gushing, Okla. Mrs. Reinhard a , nd turned thc &™ Around as'— -"" +*•> - CArlnlol nirWon nnrl TV/rice ' ^t'V hit for 19 points With Well remaining, turn- CAdcle) Dirksen and Miss ! overs, traveling, lost ball in the Amanda Heesch, both of Des! b - nlanc ^ scoring in the period, back court, over and back, and Moines, and nephews and and "it, the margin to 39-35 at a little panic shut them out the buzzer. The Indians regain-! for ,t,he rest of the quarter as od the lead at 47-45 on a bucket 7 the Cubs closed to 29-28 at the by Eugene 7,wiefel with 4:55 to buzzer. iplay, had the game tied at 511 • Coach Goodrich got the boys nieces. , She was proceeded in death by her parents, her husband, and two brothers. 18 MEMBERS ATTEND DOAN W.S.C.S. MEETING The Doan United Methodist Women met at the church o n Thursday, January 16 with apiece with 2:27 to go, and j then hit on eight charity tosses while Rake dropped a single 2-pointer. Dean Mechler hit the final bucket of the game for the church parlors for 250| Mrs - Kenneth Gatton as host- guests. Mrs. Perry Hefty was inj oss - 18 members answered roll charge of the guest book, and i cal1 Mrs. Roger Evans and Mrs ! Mrs - Fred Asa presented the James Kiewiet served punch. I Pledge Serfice, assisted by Mrs. Fred, Geerd and Carl of Titonka, Mrs. Ubbe (Anna) Meyer of Wesley, Mrs. Frank (Wilhelmine). RLsius and Mrs. Andrew (Marie) Risius of Buffalo Center, .Mrs. Meindert (Louise) Dirksen and Mrs. Bernard (Irene) Schmidt of Woden, and Mrs. Arnold (lone) Helmers of Orchard; 31 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren; one broith- er, Fred Mayland, of Britt; four sisters, Mrs. Robert (Wilhe'l- mine) Kruse and Mrs. Eilert (Charlotte) Boyken of Titonka, BROWNIE NEWS The Brownie Girl Scouts met j in .the Fellowship Hall of the Methodist Church o n Monday, January 20. 15 girls were present. Beth Eden called the business meeting to order. Minutes of the Mrs. Sophus Nelson and Mrs. Evert Sleper poured coffee. Mrs. David Boekelman and Mrs. Merlyn Hoover leading the worship. the 61-53 victory. FT FG TP D. Mechler 4-8 6 16 E. Zwiefel 0-1 7 14 S. Dietrich .... 2-2 4 10 P. Ubben 6-7 6 18 F J. Loeschen Titonka . . . Mrs. Kenneth Carlso n con- Bake 1-2 1 3 13-20 25 61 3-5 25 53 1 cut and serv- rnic t e d the business meeting in _ ..... _ ed ' the "wedding" cake. Mrs." Rid Uie absence of the president, Colby, Mrs. Larry Howe, Mrs. ' Mrs - Ra - 7 Cunninghaim. Dave Van Sickle and Miss Tne Week, of Prayer and Kathy Yochum opened and dis- Self-Denial will be observed Scoring By Quarters Titonka .... 7 919 26- Ruke 12 15 12 1 rjlayed the gifts. ( I Thursday, January 23. with! Tttonka 48, Thompson 38 Eugene Zwiefel did a fanta; The bride "is a graduate of j Mrs - Merril Zwiefel as hostess, j lic; J° b ol Holding high-scorin Mrs. Dick (Marie) Kruse of About a year ago we started Sibley, and Mrs. Ebe (Hermina) switching the expiration date; Harms of Wellsburg. o n all of our subscriptions to j Preceding him in death were January, anc? we had a great response. Now, it's time for renewals and i hope you will try and get your subscription up to date as soon as possible. Your help will be appreciated! Mr. and. Mrs. Charles Beed, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Krominga and Mr. and his parents, two brothers, William and Conrad, and' one sister, Louise. were Thursday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Merlyn Van Hove for an oyster stew supper. Raymond Carlson spent Saturday and Sunday at GrinneU helping Marvi n Carlson move to Valeria, Iowa. His mailing address is R.R., Colfax, Iowa 50054. Dennis Folkerts is visiting i n the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings during the day while Jennie Whalen is in the hospital. Band Festival Set For Thompson On Monday O n Monday, January 27, the Titonka Concert Band will participate in the Conference BUY IT IN TITONKA! 96 DAYS Without A Fire were read tne University of Nor! hern Ross Struthers has the Mad en We sold 25 Iowa and '» teaching home i lesson, and Mrs. Richard Buff^ d ™?;Z? S ™1_ 25 . economics at Royal. The zroom '"Bton the worship. calendars. On Monday, February 3 we will visit the Care Center. Tammy Kardoes will bring treats to the next meeting! Anne 'Erpelding made the motion to adjourn the •'meet-ing. We sang songs and .worked on a craft project. , < Linda Heyer brought tracts. •' ' —P.am Peterson, reporter at will farm near Titonka. „___„ groom ington the worship. A n all day Work Day is planned for Thursday, January Sunday dinner guests in the I 30 whe n the ladies will begin home of Mr. and Mrs. L. G. jworking on various sewing Huber were Mr. and Mrs. Eari j projects, quilts, bibs and slip- Zwiefel. ... j pers. Jennie Whalen is a patient at Mercy Hospitalin Maso n City A Guest Day will be held Thursday, 'February 13, with and will : have 'surgery on I invitations being sent to other Thursday; area churches. Woden-Crystal Lab Takes Pair From Titonka It was only the second twin | loss of the season for Titonka's basketball teams when they traveled to Woden to take on the Woden-Crystal Lake Tigers in regular conference action Tuesday night. I.t was a wild night of basketball as the host girls ran up a 104-54 score, and the boys avenged an earlier defeat at the hands of Titonka 82-75. B. Tapper 7-9 B. Akkerman . . 0-0 V. Follman .... 1-3 D. Heyer ...... 0-0 C. Heyer 0-0 FT FG TP F| A pair of charity tosses by V. Schuller 0-0 S. Rike 2-2 K. Bahling 1-1 K. BuffingtOn • 0-0 A. Sleper 0-0 B. Meyer 3-4 7 21 1 2 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 6 13 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 j Mechler to open the scoring in 0 \ the last half gave Titonka its first lead of the game, 39-38. The lead changed hands nine times in the quarter, and the period ended in a 56-56 deadlock. The 0! ended there, for Titonka was Lewis Heifner Named Globe General Manage Sioux City: Lewis Heifner 41, who has served as busines manager of The Globe, north west Iowa's Catholic Newspape in Sioux City, for the past sis years, will assume his new duties as general manager o the 25,000 circulation weeklj on Jannary 22. Prior to joining The Globe, he was associatec with the Akron Beacon Journa in Akron, Ohio. Heifner began his newspaper career in 1953 with The Rock Island Argus, Rock Island, 111. and has been empolyed by' sev era! midwestern newspapers in a variety of positions. Heifner is a former editor/ publisher of his own weekly game should have newspaper, and served on sev- « *„,. T;t™v., „„,- era j committees for legislative action in the State of Iowa. He 21 unable to find the range on the 3 j bucket, and conmiitted several 0 j turnovers as the Tigers roared Band Festival being hosted by hot-shooting W.-C.L. girls for — ------ - half of the opening period and had the score tied at 6 apiece before they found themselves down 13-6, and tho period ended 19-10. The Tigerettes continued to have a hot hand i n the second period as they dropped in a dozen points to only 1 for the Squaws in .the opening two minutes of the period. The rest of the quarter was a good one as the local gals cut the margin to 45-30 at the half. Their hard work was not enough to stop coach Rhinehart from running the score up to 100 points as he left his starters The Squaws stayed with the Titor *a 14-19 20 54 26i into a 67-56 lead with 6:21 to Thompson High School. Guest conductor is Mike Day, music instructor at Iowa Lakes Community College. There will be a 53-piece select band and about 230 students in the mass band. Those in the select band from Titonka High School are Deb Janssen, piccolo and flute; Rachel Eden, flute; Judy Brandt and Sue Rike, clarinets; Wlayne Bruns, trumpet; Bonna Tapper, French horri; Neal Struthers, trombone; Paul Janssen, baritone; and Gary Brandt, tuba. Mr. Day will work with the two bands Monday afternoon, and a concert will be given in the Thompson gym at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $1.25 for adults and 75c for students. Mrs.. Bob Budlong entered Mercy Hospital i n Mason City on Friday. \voden-C.L 26-32 39 04 20: play. Tyke battled back to close Scoring By Quarters j the gap to 3 points, 73-76 with 10 20 10 14—5411:02 to go, but a pair of free .L. .. .19 26 28 31—04 throws and a bucket put the Indians Lose Again game out of reach, 80-73, with The Indians lost only their 34 seconds to play, and the second conference game of the! game ended with Titonka on season as they had to play without the services of Steve Dietrich, still hobbled by a sprained ankle. The opening period was a thrilling battle as the score remained close most of the way with Tyke having to play the catchup role. The score was tied at 18 apiece, when the Tigers dropped a pair of buckets in the final 20 seconds to take a ijie iigereuies continued to nut i PYfoi Q-nri viit t™ <->,„• innt-u I uu>j l n point with 2:01 left in the game. The starters came out, and the host girls were able to run the score to 104-54 before the final buzzer. and the i Indians were down 38-30 with 2:09 to play in the half. Tyke picked up the final 7 points of the half with three buckets coming in just 30 seconds and trailed 37-38 at intermission. the short end of the 82-75 score. FT FG TP F E. Zwiefel 0-0 7 14 2 D. Mechler 9-15 11 31 5 K. Huesman ... 1-2 25 P. Ubben 5-8 J. Loeschen 3-5 P. Heyer 0-0 B. Mechler 3-4 1 7 6 15 0 0 0 3 3 0 Titonka 21-34 27 75 21 Woden-C.L 12-23 35 82 24 Scoring by Quarters Titonka . .'.. . .18 19 19 19—75 Woden-C.L. . . .22 16 18 26—82 Titonka will travel to Rake Friday night, and will then host Lincoln Central next Tuesday night to make up the conference game that had to be postponed 'because of the storm on the 10th. is currently a member of the Business Management and Advertising Committees of the National Catholic Press Ass'n. He is a native of northwest Iowa and attended high school at Titonka. His wife, the former JoAnn Seiler, is from Wesley. The Heifners are the parents of four children, and live in Sioux City. ON DEANS' LIST Ames: A total of 1,979 students were named to the Deans' list for the fall quarter at Iowa State University. The total is 145 more than o n the fall quarter Deans' List last fall. Those named are students who have achieved a grade- point average of 3.5 or better while carrying at least 15 credit hours of academic'work. Named to the list from Titonka were: Quentin Boyken, Industrial Administration; Rhonda Budlong, Home Economics; and Gary Rike, Distributed Studies. CONSEBYE ENERGY! settled down between quarters, but the Cubs picked up the first three points of the final stanza to take a 31-29 lead. Three unanswered buckets, two by Dean Mechler and one 'by Eugene Zwiefel, gave the Indians a 35-31 lead that'they never lost. Trailing 34-39 with just 2:37 to play, the Cubs started taking some cheap shots at Tyke players and picked up ten fouls in the quarter after having only eight called in the first three periods, and the Indians hit on 7 of 13 attempts to put the game an ice. FT FG TP S. Dietrich 0-0 4 8 J. Lceschen .... 0-0 E. Zwiefel 2-3 D. Mechler, ' I.Q P. Ut)be n ...'.'.' 5-6 K.. Huesman ... 0-0 5 10 5 12 6 13 0 5 0 0 F 1 I- 1 Titonka 8-15 20 48 12 Thompson 6-12 16 38 18 Scoring by Quarters Titonka 10 8 11 19—48 Thompson .... 7 7 14 10—38 Titonka 58, Burt 68 The Bears got off to a fast start o n their home court and took an early 6-0 lead before Jeff Loeschen hit the first bucket for Titonka. Tyke tied the tally at 8, 10 and 12 before pulling into an 18-12 advantage with 1:10 to play, and led 20-14 at the buzzer. In the see-saw battle, Burt tied the score at 20, 22 and 24, and then pulled into a 28-24 lead. Dean Mechler picked up his 3rd foul about mid-way through the second period, but Tyke managed to pull into a 32-28 lead, only to see Burt hit six unanswered points to take a 34-32 lead with five seconds left in the half. A spectacular shot by Keith Huesman knotted the score at 34 at the half. Mechler picked up his 4th foul with almost six minutes to Jlay in the quarter and had to 3e pulled once again with Tyke railing 40-38. Tyke was still dow n by only 2 when a pair of "ree throws and a bucket gave he Bears a 6 point advantage and the period ended 50-44. The Bears quickly increased their ead to 55-44 in the final period ind Tyke was never able to re- over as Burt built their victory >n ten free throws in the final uarter. FT FG TP p . Loeschen 0-0 5 10 5 !. Zwiefel 0-1 Ubben 0-0 D. Mechler Dietrich Huesman 0-1 2-2 0-0 10 20 5 10 2 4 5 12 1 2 Titdrika , ...... 14-19 27 58 19 ......... ....14-19 27 68 10 Scoring By, Quarters Titonka ......20 14 10 14—58 Burt

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