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^j^^^^^^^^^^^^t ^^^^^^^^^-^^^JB THE TITONKA Archival VOLIJME LXXVn TTTONKA, KO88PTH COUNTY, IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1975 NUMBER 6 THE BOWLERS CORNER Standings and High Scores for the -week of January 27 Women Over 165 iCaralee Tollman .213, 172, 171 National League Redenius Insurance .53 35 Hurt Sav. Bank 51 y z 36y 2 ' C. Anderso n 208, 192, 171 46 Donna Dreesman 201, 186, 173 46 48 Don's DX 42 Heyer Shelling 42 Farmers Co-op Oil . .40 Titonka Sav. Bank . .35y 2 52y 2 Koffee Kup Leagrue Chatterboxes 9 Ding A Lings 8 Gutterdusters 7 Ding Dongs 5 Ifs and Maybes 4 Superbowlers 3 3 4 5 7 8 9 North Kossuth League Rollie's Food Gtr. . . .55V 2 20y 2 Chuck's DX ........ 53 Heyer Livestock ---- 50 K & H Co-op Oil . . . .47 German Val. Store . .46 U.B.C .............. 40 Beed Hardware ..... 35 Farm Service ....... 32 Trunkhill Tiling ... .23 Earl's Market ....... 14 y 2 Tyke Leaguers N. Cen. Pub. Serv. . .61 Titonka Sav. Bank . . 58 Meyer's Painters ... .45 Tyke Lanes ......... 37 Cunningham's Cafe .31 Stanley Products ... 24 27 30 43 34 40 45 48 53 65 V 2 27 30 53 41 57 64 Donna Rudisill 201 Has Larson 196, 184, 183 Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 581/2 25y 2 Van Hove Shelling . .55y 2 28 y 2 D.T.'s Lounge 54 30 Titonka Plumbing ..46 38 Mike's Construction .40 38 Callies V-Store 44 40 Titonka Topic 40 y 2 43 V 2 Crys-tal Lake Furn. . . 40 54' Farmers Elevator ... 36 48 Aviderson Impl 35V 2 48y 2 Carney's Std. Serv. . .35 49 Willex 20 64 Caralee Follman 193, 163 Donna Nelson 189 Lois Sonius 189 Barb Madsen .... 181, 176, 175 Judy Junkermeier 180 La Vaughn Wibben 179 LaVaughn Wibtaen 176 Esther Ohristense n ... 175, 168 Arlene Christense n 174 Kari Knudson 174 Lois Steffa 170 Mick Jandl 169 Janice Trunkhill 169 Marge Goetz 168 Irene Hinders 168 Mildred Carlson 167 Kas Larson 166, 165 Kas Larson 166 Men Over 806 Ernie Higgles 245 Stanley Limberg 243 Art Limberg 237 Stan Limberg 234 John Welhousen . 233, 219 Ray Carlson 224 Merle Giesking 221 Harold Wibben 213 Gary Hoover 211 Ernie Lavrenz 208 John Beenken 207 Breaks Leg In Car And Snowmobile Accident Richard Isebrand suffered a broken leg as he was returning to work at the Farmers Co-op Elevator about 1:00 pjn. last Thursday. Because of the heavy snow cover and slippery conditions of the streets, Dick has been using his snowmobile for transportation to and from work. He had apparently come from behind the coal bins south of the lumber yard and was headed east when he was struck by a car going south and driven by Ron Lahr of Storm Lake, a representative of Grinnel Mutual Insurance Co. Because .the ambulance was out of town on another call, he was loaded into Bill Madsen's station wagon and taken to Mercy Hospital in Mason City where the compound fracture was set. He hopes to return home by .the end of the week to recuperate. RAMBLIN'. Kim Krominga Loses Arm In Meat Grinder Kim Krominga, 17, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell Krominga, owners of the Titonka Locker, lost his right arm almost to the elbow Thursday morning when his hand and arm got pulled into a large meat grinder. Kim, a junior at Titonka High School, had stayed holme from school for ,the day to assist in the plant while his father was ill. His mother and Mrs. Helen Krominga were working in the same room at the time of the accident, and the switch on the grinder had to be thrown Have you heard the good news? Shirley and I became the grandparents of our second grandson in just a little over three months, last Wednesday! The little fellow arrived about five weeks before we had planned, but everything is great. Phil and Ruth could have picked any day except Wednesday for the big event, but. we did manage to get a short notice in the paper regardless of the day. Naturally we are both anxious to see the newest addition to our family, and if everything goes as planned, we will make a fast trip to meet him about the middle of next month. His maternal grandparents, Chuck and Jean Beed, have already left for Paradise and will be the first to meet the new baby. What better place could you possibly find to start a new life than i n Paradise? The name of this town will always fascinate me! Congratulations to the new parents, who have waited seven years for their first child, and Fire Destroys Garage On Louis Bartlett Farm The Ti tonka Volunteer Fire Department received a call about 10:50 a.m., Saturday to the Louis Bartlett farm, south west of Titonka, where a garage and workshop were destroyed by fire. Mr. Bartlett's grandson, Steve BarWett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Bartlett, who live just south of the Louis Bartletts, was working on his snowmobile with a welder at the time of the mishap. According .to Steve, sparks shot over his head and apparently ignited some gas that had bee n spilled, and before he could do anything the building was ablaze. Lost in the fire were a snowmobile, freezer,, tools and other items, in addition to the building. The loss was covered by insurance. Rural Letter Carriers Name Titonka Officers The Kossuth County Rural Letter Carriers and Auxiliary met recently and elected officers. For the association, Morris Givens was elected president and Martin Norland was named ?ccretary treasurer. For the Auxiliary, Mrs. Martin Norland was elected president, and Mrs. Morris Givens was elected secretary and treasurer. by his mother. After emergency treatment Indians Lead Conference; Squaws Scare Woden-C.L here, he was rushed by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Mason City with his anm still in the head of the grinder. The grinder was removed at the hospital and he underwent emergency surgery .there, and had further surgery Monday afternoon. Brad Heyer was the big winner with four deuces. It was a great day for the ride and no serious accidents were reported. Thanks a million to our many subscribers who have renewed their subscriptions during the past month! Renewals are coming i n from all around the country, and if you haven't sent yours in, why not put a short note in with it to let your friends here know what you are doing. I know I appreciate hearing from you, and we will publish all of them of general interest. we hope to be with them soon. The fund drive for ,the Gruis It sure doesn'.t seem to have | Recreation Area is off to a too much trouble snowing this J great start, but trying to con- year, and if we get much more I don't know what we are going to do with it. Another snowfall Tuesday forced the closing of school early again, but with the ditches full, it won't take tod much wind to really plug things up. The couple of days of light thawing that we have had didn't do too much good, but the temperature has been rather mild and really appreciated. We should be on the home stretch as far as winter goes, and most residents are looking forward to better weather. From reports I have heard, the big snowmobile run sponsored by the Red Dog last Saturday attracted over 120 enthusiasts. They went from Titonka to Woden, on to Wesley, to Sexton, the River Road Golf Club, Burt and back to Tyke, atoout 55 miles! It was a poker ride, with the participants picking up a card at each stop. 5 DAYS Without A Fire tact 300 people for $100 each is a much bigger job than I realized. With the deadline of March 1 rapidly approaching, I seriously doubt if I am going to be able ,to make enough calls in the Titonka area without knowing who is Interested in donating to this tremendous project. If you are interested, or have some questions you would like answered, please give me a call and I-will be more .than happy to talk to you. Also, if there is anyone 'Interested in helping with the fund drive, let me know. Your help will be appreciated. I know there are many in the area who want to donate to the project, but if I don't know who you are I may not call On you, and we don't want this project to be delayed because of the lack of initial finances. Let's get started this year! A quota has been assigned to the Titonka area, based on population and proximity to the recreation area, and I hope the residents of the area will help J us achieve it. j That's it for another week. 'Remember, it's up to each of you if .the G-ruis Recreation Area is to become the magnificent facility that it can be. We need your help NOW! Titonka Woman's Club To Meet This Evening The Titonka Woman's Club will have a Guest Valentine ic ivoum/ry isiicnen i • i i «• • i \r e.so p.m., Thursday, Held Saturday Evening Party at .the Kountry Kitchen starting at February 6. There will also be a meeting on Friday, February 21 in the home of Mildred Carlson at 8:00 p.m. Roll call will be "A new product or idea". News flash by Maree Krantz. The lesson, "The Metric System", will be given by Betty Brandt. Note the change in date of the second meeting. Titonka To Host Part Of Vocal Festival Thursday Titonka wDl host the east half of the State Line Conference Vocal Festival on Thursday, February 13. Featured schools in the mass choir will bo Lakola, Ledyard, Rake Thompson and Titonka. Jay Justice of Emmetsburg will be the guest director, and the Emmetsburg Swing Choir will also participate in the concert, which will start at 7:30 in the Titonka Hi^h School auditorium. Admission is $1.25 for adults and 75c for students. Funeral Services Held For Mrs. Mattie Beenken Lakota: Funeral services for Mrs. Mattie Beenken, 79, were held at the Community Chapel in Lakota at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, with Rev. Glenn D. Fink officiating. Burial was in Ramsey Cemetery near Titonka. Mattie Sonnenberg Beenken was bom November 17, 1895 at Fern, Iowa. She was married to Warner Beenken on February 26, 1920, and they farmed in the Titonka area, living north of Ramsey Reformed Church for many years, later moving to the Ledyard area. Mr. Beenken died In 1954 and Mrs. Beenken suffered a stroke at her apartment in Lakota two weeks ago, and passed away at the Buffalo Center Hospital. She is survived by four sons, Herbert of Buffalo Center, Rev. Gilbert Beenken of White Rock, British Columbia, Canada, Orville of Ledyard, and Rev. Leonard Beenken of Streator, 111.; 17 grandchildren, three great- grandchildren; oiie brother, Edward Sonnenberg of Titonka, 17 points. The led by Valerie J.Y. And Junior High Teams Are Kept Busy The Titonka Junior Varsity and Junior High basketball teams have been busy lately. On January 17, the Junior High boys and girls hosted the Woden-Crystal Lake Teams. The determined effort of the girls wtas no,t to be denied as they picked up a 29-20 victory with Gayle Moore leading the scoring with guard coxint, Follman, did an outstanding job in posting the victory. The young Indians did not do as well as they fell 44-22. todd Loeschen led the local scorers witih 12 points. The following Friday, the teams traveled to Burt. Trailing by only 4 points at the half, the girls were defeated 44-27 as Deb Folkerts led the scoring with 13 points. The boys had trouble finding .the bucket and managed only 15 points- while the Bears dropped 36 for the victory. The low scoring fails to show the improved effort of the young Indians. Smith and Gertie Sonnenberg, both of Titonka. and two sisters, Mrs. Tressa Seventh and eighth grade Winter Concert To Be CADETTE GIRL SCOUTS The regular meeting of the Cadette Girl Scouts was held A Winter Concert featuring the Mixed Chorus, Junior High Band and Senior High Band will be presented at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, February 8 in the Titonka High School auditorium. Activities At The Titonka Care Center In our Monday morning reading class we continued in our book, "By the Shores of Silver Lake". Afternoon bingo winners were Pete, Maude, Sylvia, Roy, Myra, Audra, Bertha S. and Annie I. Following bingo we teams traveled to'Rake to play on January 31. The 7th grade ;oam put forth a fine effort for Ihe-ir first ball game of the season, but were defeated 25-13 as Al Anderson and Mark Gaul led the offense with 4 points apiece. The 8th grade team played an outstanding game but suffered a 29-28 double- overtime loss. Mark Ricklefs led the scorers with 15 points In the losing effort. The Junior High teams are looking forward lo this Friday Basketball fans were treated to a pair of good games in the Titonka gym Friday night as the Tyke teams took on Woden- Crystal Lake in a pair of State Line Conference battels. In the opener, the Squaws used control basketball to hold the high-scoring Tigers to just 52 points while the local girls dropped in 43 i n their losing effort. Looking back to their recent trouncing by the Tigers, Titonka used a very controled offense, and with a few less errors could have come up with a big victory as they had the visitors rattled with their tactics. W.-C.L. managed a 10-point advantage at the end of the opening period, 17-7, and the Squaws battled with them for the rest of the game, losing by only 9 poiriits. With a good 17 point effort in bhe second period, the Squaws cut the margi n to 9 points at the half, 33-24. The game slowed to even a slower pace in the third period as neither team wenjt to the free throw line and the Squaws fell behind 43-32. Seven of seven from the charity line in the final stanza kept the local girls in the game, but they were unable to pick up enough ground as they fell 52-43. FT FG TP V. Follman . B. Tapper 4-5 9-10 S. Rike 0-2 S. Buffing.ton . 0-0 K. Buffington . 0-0 J. Buffington . . 0-0 K. Bahling 0-1 D. Heyer 0-0 Titonka Woden-C.L. 7 18 6 21 0 0 The ensemble groups will be | I'hythm band instilments. A presenting a variety of styles of music including marches,' rock and contcirnporary. enjoyed a program of songs, when they^nuet.Lakota on the presented by the Boy Scouts of Dens 1 and II. Mrs. Uken and Mrs. Trunkhill directed the j boy.s in singing and playing the home court. Frcsman Boys Win TitonkU's freshman boys wo n their second game from Thompson last Saturday, 2G-23. Bal- x-cial thanks to all for a love-' ailccci Coring a .strong defense ly program. Tuesday was craft day. and good has Lie were ,t.he keys We, t° Iho victory. rht'v now have a 2-1 record Admission is $1.00 for adults |HptMit the morning working on j | individual projects, and in the Wlt!l the next game at 9:00 ' January 20. The meeting wa s I lowing the concert, called .to order by the president. The secretary's report was given. We discussed trips going to Des Moines and Minnesota. The meeting was adjourned and lunoh was served. —Lola Beenken, secretary and 50c for students. Refreshments will be served i afternoon we met in the din-in^ in the multi-purpose room fol- BOARD OF EDUCATION TO HOLD SPECIAL MEETING The Board of Directors of the Titonka Consolidated School will meet in special session on Saturday, February 8 at 1:00 p.m. The Board will immediately go into executive session to discuss salaries for the next school year. They do not plan to take any official action. Titonka, Iowa January 23, 1975 SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING The City Council of the City of Titonka, Kossuth County, Iowa, met in special session Thursday, January 23, 1975, at 7:30 p.m. in the council room of city hall. Meeting was called ,t,o order by Mayor Walter Baade with the following councilmen present: Boyken, Jaren, Krominga and George Schuster, and Clerk Alke. The council discussed and considered a tentative budget for the next fiscal year, July 1, 75 to June 30, 1976. The final proposed budget will be completed at the next regular meeting of the city council. Meeting adjourned. -Myrtle G. Alke, City Clerk Attest: Walter Baade, Mayor Letter To The Editor January 30, 1975 you will find a io work on seed pictures. We played "Name That Tune" in our Wednesday music session. In the afternoon, the Woden Christian Reformed Ladies Aide provided a wonderful pro Saturday with Woclcn- Crysful Lake i n the local Players working hard in uroparation for the game are Mark Anderson, Ramie Gics| king, Neal Han.sen, Brian i Moore, Dale Norland, Michael gram of songs, readings and] Orthcl, Roger SmidA, Steve scripture. Thank you to all the Smidt, Dale VUn Hove, Kevin ladies for the program and the delicious cookies they brought. This was their first ,t,ime to visit we enjoyed having them, awayj We played several games at exercise time Thursday morning. Among the games were ring toss, relays, and a round of wastebasket basketball. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Budlong drove to Waterloo on Sunday on business. They stopped in Independence to visit the Dan Wubbens but didn't find them Brian Carlson, a student at T.S.U., Ames, spent the weekend in the home of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Carlson, at home. Dear Phil Enclosed check to cover the renewal for the Titonka Care Center and the Titonka Topic. We find after being from Tyke for three years we still look forward to Friday and the Topic. We are all fine and keeping busy. The blizzard managed to stop the pace around here for a while. We missed four clays of school due to the bad roads. The town streets weren't opened up until late evening on the 12th! Our family is fine. Lorie is 2, Dawn is 7 and Mike is 11! I am working i n Denison and really enjoying myself. Basketball is keeping us busy now with a fair season this year! Hello to all our friends in Tyke, We hope to make it up to Tyke again soon, but until then we will keep in touch via the Topic. As ever, Gaylord and Sheila Slieferit Mike, Dawn and Lorie 0 0 0 2 0 F 0 3 0 0 1 4 a 4\ Wilbeck and Mark Zwiefel. J.V. Girls Lose By 1 The Titonka J.V. girls lost, a thriller, 53-52, i n the Sentral gym Monday, although the local girls played well consider\\~\K it was their first game in almost, a month. Brencla Meyer, Jean Follman and Kristi Bahling led the for Harm Wibbens Observe 40th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Harm Wibben of Titonka will observe their 40th Wedding Anniversary with an open house to be held from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, February 16 at the Good Hope Lu,t,hera n Church In Titonka. Their son, Harold, and family will be hosts for the occasion. There will be a short program at 2:30. They 'invite all relatives, neighbors and friends to attend. The couple requests no gifts, please. P. Heyer 0-0 Friday's movie was "Fun In'wards in shooting, rebounds Florida" and "Me and My Pal", and steals, while there was bal- an old Laurel and Hardy favor- anccd rebounding in the gu'ard p B. Mechler ite. ; court with Alberta Sleper get- Afternoon bingo winners ting eight steals, and Karen were Ber.tha Ponumer, Gerhard,: Buffing-ton grabbing six re- Roy, Sylvia and Stella, who was bounds. the champ for the day with) two wins. The residents of the Center want to thank all of the individuals and groups who I SET DATES FOR STATE Care | BASKETBALL TOURNEYS Iowa girls basketball teams will start the tough trail to the have furnished cookies for our state Tournament when they afternoon juice breaks this; start sectional competition at past week. Also, special .thank 04 si tes on Saturday, Feb. 15. you's to the United Methodist! Tne Titonka Squaws will be Ladies for the lovely new bibs. All is greatly appreciated! Hot Lunch Menu For week of February 10 Monday: Wiener wink, buttered corn, green beans, apple, milk. Tuesday: Creamed hamburger over mashed potatoes, car- rat, and celery sticks, peanut butter sandwich, peach half, milk. Wednesday: Beef stew, school made French bread, cranberry sauce, cookie, milk. Tuesday: Scalloped potatoes with ham, buttered peas, peanut butter sandwich,- jello, milk. Friday: Macaroni and cheese, lettuce salad, meat salad sandwich, chocolate dessent, milk. CONSERVE ENERGX1 ln action On tneir nome floor when they host Mills at 8:00 p.m., Saturday, and Forest City and Buffalo Center will meet in .the first game at 6:30. Winners will advance i n the competition and will play at Britt on Monday at 6:30. Consolation and final games will also be played at Britt starting at 6:30, Tuesday. The Indians meet Buffalo Center on the Bison home court on Monday, February 24 at 7:30 p.m. The winner will play Ledyard at Buffalo Center on Wednesday, and the finals will be at Lakota on Thursday, with the winner to meet the winner of the Burt Sectional at Esthervitte on Tuesday, March 4. The Girls State Tournament will be held In Des Moines, March 11-15, and the boys will play in Des Moines March 18-22, 13-18 15 43 12 4-12 23 52 18 Scoring by Quarters Titonfca 1 17 8 11—43 Woden-C.L. ...17 16 10 9—52 Indians Roll 63-50 The Indians avenged an earlier non-conference loss to the Tigers when they picked up the win that counted 63-50 to take over firjt place i n Stale Line Conference standings with a. 0-3 record. Titonka had control! of the game most of the way as they battled a stubborn Tiger defense, and led 16-12 after the opening period. WLth strong rebounding power on both boards, 27 by Jeff Loeschen, Tyke stretched their lead to 3524 at the half. Tyke hit for 14 points i n each of the final two periods, while the Tigers managed 13 apiece and were never able to get close enough to offer a threat. FT FG TP F 5 11 2 9 21 3 3 12 4 372 380 K. Huesman ... 0-0 121 1 2 1 0-3 001 J. Mayland .... 0-1 0 0 0 Titonka 13-27 25 63 14 Woden-C.L 8-12 21 50 24 Scoring By Quarters Titonka 16 19 14 14—63 Woden-C.L. ... 12 12 13 13—50 The Indians will have another severe test Friday when they host a fine Lakota squad, the team that knocked Thompson from the ranks of .the undefeated to put Titonka at the head of the pack in a very tight conference battle. The Squaws will start the evening's action at. 6:45. S. Dietrich 1-5 E. Zwiefel 3-4 D. Mechler .... 6-7 J. Loeschen .... 1-3 P. Ubbe n 2-4 IMMANUEL LUTHERAN CIRCLES MEET NEXT WEEK Imnranuel Lutheran A.L.C. W. Circles will meet as follows: Victory meets Monday, Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.nu in the home oj Threse Ubben, with the lesson by Rosalyn Stofor. Sarah meets Thursday, Feb. 13 at 1:30 p.m. l n the home of Doris Buss. Phyllis Giesking has the lesson. Bethel meets Saturday, Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the home of Carrie Bruns. Lesson by Bettye Senne and Irene Mayland. The following circles meet at the church at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. Jl, Ijols, lesson and Hostess, Audrey

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