Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on February 13, 1975 · Page 1
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, February 13, 1975
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S U01NES ^^^^^^ Depl. ( )[ lli:,lnry and Arclilvii TITONKA TOPIC BOWLERS CORNER Standings and High Scores for the week pf February 3 National League Redenius Insurance . 55 37 Burt Sav. Bank 52y z 39i/ 2 Heyer Shelling ... 45 47 Don's DX 43 49 Fanners Co-op Oil .. 42 50 Titonka Sav. Bartk . ,38y 2 53 y z Koffee Kup League Chatterboxes 12 4 Ding A Lings 11 5 Gutterdu'sters 9 7 Ding Dongs 6 10 Superbowlers 5 11 Ifs and Maybes 5 11 Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 62y 2 25 y z Van Hove Shelling . ,59y 2 28y 2 D.T.'s Lounge 57 31 Mike's Construction .49 39 Titonka Plumbing ... 46 42 Callies V-Store 45 43 Titonka Topic 43y 2 44y 2 Crystal Lake Furn. . .41 57 Anderson Impl 39 y 2 48 y 2 Farmers Elevator ... 37 51 Carney's Std. Serv. .. 35 53 Willex 20 68 Jerry Buffington Named 'Outstanding Jaycee" • In a receipt. Award Night of the Lenton, N.D. Jaycees, Jerry Buffington was chosen' "Outstanding Jaycee. His wife, Ruby, also received a special award for her untiring efforts in the Miss Emmons County Pageant which is also sponsored by the Jaycees. Jerry is owner-operator of the Beaver Valley Lumber Co. of Lenton and a son of ,the Ho Buffingtons of Titonka. Women Over 165 J. Junkermeier ..211, 179, 167 Kas Larson 207, 17' Dora Brandt 207^ 16( La Vaughn Wibben 188 Velda Smid't 186, 175 Eunice Mechler 186. 16£ Mick Jandl 134 17£ Betty Miller Esther Christensen 176 Shirley Amesbury TITONKA. KOSSPTH COUNTY. IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, Donna Rudisill 174, 166 Kas Larson 173 Mick Jandl 171, 166 Carol Hofbauer 169 La Vaughn Wibben 169 Caralee Follman 169 Men Over 295 A. J. Budlong; 227 Bill Batt 221 Lester Eden 213 Gerald Bahling 211 Snowmobilers Plan Adult Supper Ride The Titonka Sno-lndians Snowmobile Club will hold an adult supper ride to the River Road Golf Club, north of Algona, on Saturday, Feb. 22. Riders will leave from the Titonka Farm Store at 6:30. For reservations contact Don Gerdis phone 928-2137, or Joh n Rike, phone 928-2832.' The new club patches have arrived and are available from club officers. To Make Survey Oh Recreation Program Mr. Rod Wilbeck and Miss Carol Sorenson, acting as concerned citizens, presented a proposal for a summer recreation, program to members of the Titonka City Council at their last regular meeting. The program, designed primarily for students in grades 3 ito 12, would include gymnastics, tennis, basketball and other activities depending on the interest. The proposal calls lor five to six weeks of the program with a maximum of 20 hours per week. The school will conduct a survey of students ,to determine interest, and further action will to taken in the near future. Indians Nip Lakota; Squaws Defeated 77-45 The Titontoa Squaws suffered their .tenth defeat of itfte season in the Lakota gym Friday night, 77-45, while the Indians picked up a big 33-32 conference victory as they remained in the thick of the battle for •the State Line Conference title. The Squaws deserted their control ball game that had worked so well earlier against Woden-Crystal Lake, and tried to play ball with the undefeated Lakota Eagles, and fell behind 16-0 in the opening minutes of the game. By the time the horn sounded to end the first period, Tyke trailed 20-6. picked up the of the second Bonna Tapper and Kristi Bahling hit the only .tallies of the period for the Squaws, and Lakotfa held a 3710 lead at Intermission. In a game almost void Of called fouls, the Squaws failed to get to the charity line once in the first three periods. Showing excellent scoring balance in (the third period, the Eagles dropped i n 28 points from the field to flake a 65-22 lead ait the buzzer. With both teams using practically all of the girls on the bench during the final eight minutes, Tyke tii.t for 23 points to cut their losing margin to 77-45. The .host girls first 10 points quarter before TCRA Fund Drive Reaches $20,000 With only a little over two weeks left to raise the $30,000 necessary to proceed with ,the project of developing the Gruis Recreation Area into what is expected to be the finest recreation area in the state, ,the fund drive toeing conducted by the Tri-County Recreation Association has passed $20,000! Because of the lack of workers in the Titonka area, only a over $1,000 has been here. It, is known that there are many more prospective donators here who want to see the project get started, so a special meeting for husbands and wives will be held Tuesday February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Kountry Kitchen to develop plans for fund raising in this area. All persons interested in seeing the recreation area developed are urged to attend this meeting! There are only a couple of weeks left in which' to raise this money, so your help is needed now! little raised CUB SCOUTS TO HOLD BLUE AND GOLD BANQUET The Titonka Cub Scouts will hold their annual Blue and Gold Banquet i n the school Multi-Purpose Room on Monday, Feb. 17 at 6:30 p.m. Families are reminded to bring then- own table service as well as their pot luck dinner. Coffee and milk will be furnished. All Cubs and committee people will be re-registered at this meeting. JUNIOR HIGH TEAMS SPLIT WITH LAKOTA The Titonka junior high girls basketball team picked up a big 57-42 victory over Lakota last ftiday as Sheryl Helmers with 28 points and Gayle Moore with "23 led the offensive charge. The 42 points scored by La- Icota fails to show the fine performance of Tyke's guard -court on some very good shooters. For the second week in a row, the boys played a good game, but fell short 31-29 on a last second shot. Todd Loeschen was top scorer .for the Indians with 12 points. The teams go to Woden- Crystal Lake on Friday ,to close their season. V. Follman .... 0-0 B. Tapper 0-0 S. Rike 0-1 S. Buffington . . 0-0 Buffington . . 0-0 V. Schuller .... 0-0 A. Sleper o-O 1 K. Bahling .... 0-0 B. Meyer 5.5 K. Buffingfcon . 0-0 J. Follman .... 0-0 D. Heyer 0-0 Titonka 5.7 Lakota 3.5 Following their Board Of Education To Discuss Salaries The Titonka Board of Edu- 77-45. cation met in regular session FT FG TP F at 7:00 p.m., Monday, Feb. 10. 0 ! Minutes and bills were approv- ' Indians Edge Armstrong Travel To Ledyard Friday The Armstrong girls picked pretty well dominated the pla 1 nrtlv rnm^ C^OCM-^ AAMI « : 4.1, , p***j in the opening period as they took a 13-8 lead after eigh minutes of play. Holding a 22 19 lead with 1:32 to play in the half, Tyke failed ,t,o score and the Tigers hit for seve n points to lead 26-22 at the buzzer. The Tigers continued hot in the third period and looked as if they would run away with the game as they increased their lead to 11 points, 39-28, with 3:20 to play i n the third period. With an uphill battle ahead of them, the Indians cut the margin to 43-36 with one quarter ,to play. The first' eight points of the final period went tp the Indians and they hald a 44-43 advantage with 6:32 to go. The lead changed hands seven times in the closing minutes with the Indi! ans hitting their final bucket up only their second conference victory of the year, 50^43 as they hosted Tiit.onka Tuesday night, and the boys had another thriller as they came out o n the long end of a 51-49 tally. Playing without their leading scorer, Bonna Tapper, the local girls stayed in the game for most of the first half, but their inability to hit the needed free throws killed their chances for a victory. In a close opening period, the Squaws trailed 12-9 at. the horn, but two free throws and a fielder by Vanessa Follman to open the second quarter gave Tyke a 13-12 advantage The host girls hit the next five points, and with 35 seconds to play in the half, Tyke trailed by four. 23-19, only to watch the Tigers take a 26-19 halftime lead. Armstrong stretched their 8 8 10 0 0 0 0 8 9 0 2 0 ed. The superintendent's and secretary's monthly reports Wllbeck advantage to 42-28 after three quarters, but the fighting Squaws refused to give Up and (had their best period in the final eight minutes, as they hit for 15 points and put on a big- threat only to have the clock run out as they came from 13 points back to cut the margin to five. Rike Akkerman FT FG TP 20 45 12 37 77 11 64-48 SENIOR CITIZENS PLAN AFTERNOON CARD PARTY The Titonka Senior Citizens will have an afternoon card P r °Ject, to restore some of the party on Mnoday, February 17 beauty to the town, the Titonka Clubs Plan Tree Planting Project The Titonka Lions Club and Titonka Federated Club are planning a tree planting program for the residents of Titonka. Following the loss of many trees in •tie community, the clubs hope, through their Because of the cold weather, the party will be held from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. CLARENCE ATTIGS TO BE HONORED ON ANNIVERSARY Woden: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Attig will observe their 40th wedding anniversary with an open house on Sunday, Feb. 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at their farm home, rural Woden, for all friends and relatives. The event is being hosted by their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Goranson, and daughters, Kathy and Roberta. The couple requests no gifts, Fifty trees are being ordered and .this is all that will b availbale this year. The planne project was presented to th Titonka City Council at thei regular meeting by Jack Worn ble, Lions Club representative and has received the group' approval. More details will b. available as the sale time nears conference loss at the hands of the Indians earlier this year, the Eagles used control ball (throughout the contest in an effort to get their second big upset in a week. With the frustrated Indians Hailing to score consistantly because of the tenacious defense of the Eagles (they almost made it work as Titonka had to play catch up ball much of the night. Lakota took the opening tip and controled the ball for more than two and a half minutes before they tools: their first shot and a 2-0 lead, and it was another two and a hlalf minutes before they look another shot for a 4-0 advantage. Jeff Loeschen hit for two with 1:47 V. Schuller . . S. Bufimgton J. Buffington. V. Follman D. A. correspondence from area leg-IK Bahline islators concerning school fi- : ~ nancing. The board approved the 1975-76 budget as listed i n the public notice. Supt. Wilbeck reported that o n January 10 and 21, school was dismissed at 12:30. The board passed action . „ which would allow these days,J to count as full days of school. \ Steve Rike was approved to be offered a contract to drive school bus. A plan was presented for emergency bus routes to be used i n case of blocked roads. This plan made use of major blacktops in the district for transporting students. The board approved this plan. As a part of the plan, all parents are ,t.o be notified where the routes would run. Information 0-3 1-1 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-7 Heyer 0-0 Sleper 0-0 Meyer 4.7 0-0 F 483 0 1 0 3 10 0 000 002 002 6 14 3 003 001 3 10 2 001 17 .12-17 19 50 20 left, Lakofca bucket, and hit for with 18 another seconds left in the quarter, Phil Ubben hit a bucket, as the period ended 6-4. The Indians took a n 8-6 lead after 2:18 of the second quarter, and led 14-10 at. inter- as to when these would be i n use will be aired over area radio stations. The remainder of the meeting was spent discussing salary proposals with the certificated staff. No agreement was reached, and a special meeting was set for Monday, Feb. 17 to continue discussion. The meeting win begin at 7:00 p.m. The next regular meeting O f the board will be at 7:00 pm Monday, March 10 Titonka 11-25 16 43 Armstrong .. .12-17 19 i Scoring By Quarters Titonka 9 10 9 14—43 Armstrong ... 12 24 16 8—50 Heart Fairure! The. Titonka Indians did it again as they had their fans on the edge of their seats through the final period as they edged unable to hit on three .tries. S. Dietrich .... 4-4 D. Mechler .... 2-7 P. Ubben 0-1 E. Zwiefel 0-4 3-4 0-0 J. Loeschen K. Huesman Titonka 9-20 21 51 Armsltnong 5-14 22 49 Scoring by Quarters Titonkia 13 9 14 15—51 FT FG TP F 3 4 3 1 2 1 14 16 6 16 8 18 2 4 2 4 3 9 0 0 Armstrong 8 18 17 Titonka travels to Ledyard Friday and will have their lands full as the Ledyard boys lave a 6-3 conference record, while the girls are 5-4 in conference action. IAS RATES INCREASED TO TITONKA CUSTOMERS North Central Public Service !o. has informed the Titonka City Council .that gas rates to , Tr iiT. c 1 /? T i ^ «****w.i.* 'MIAMI, g,ct,o J.O.UCO LU with 5.16 to play, and had to! customers in Titonka will be rely on free throws for their \ increased from 27.9c to 29 4c P ° ints , ° f the C0ntest ' an increas e of 1.5c, effective 0n ' 5 ° f 13 tries with ^s billing. In the notice frn™ . from the chanty line m the, of increase, the utility stated final quarter but it proved to .t.hat it was necessary due to the be enough as the host team was increase in wholesale prices Titonka, Iowa February 6, 1975 COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS The City Council of the City of Titonka met in regular session Thursday, February 6, 1975 at 7:30 p.m. in the council room of City Hall with the following councilmen present: Heyer Jaren, Krominga and Schuster. Also present, Bill Kiley and Clerk Alke. Minutes of January 2nd and 23rd meeting approved, and financial reports accepted. Motion was passed accepting the library report. Carol Sorenson and Rod Wilbeck attended the meeting proposed a summer recreation program. A survey is to be as to the interest in a recreation program. Jack Womble, representative of the Lions Club, attended 1 me meeting. The Lions Club in cooperation -with the Federated' Club have a project for planting trees. They have ordered trees and will be selling and planting .them. A letter from North Central Public Service Co. in regard to the increase of the wholesale cost of gas was read Council worked on completion of the budget. The follow"5 r at l s Were set: Publication, February 20; and Public Hearing of the proposed budget, February 27 at 7:30 p.m. Bills listed below allowed. Meeting adjourned General Fund: many games. The Indians came out and and no sent. invitations are being Mrs. Pearl Krominga was a Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Krominga. Mr. and Mrs. Marv Bosma of Buffalo Center were afternoon coffee guests. 12 DAYS Without A Fire BUFFALO BOYS 4-H CLUB PLANS SKATING PARTY The Buffalo Boys 4-H Club met February 6 at the school with 16 members and one visit or present. Jeff Van Hove led the Pledge of Allegiance. New business discussed was the coming basketball tournament Winter Camp at is sponsoring a Family Seating Party j n Algona on Monday, February 17 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Everyone Is invited to attend, especially all and Senior Madrid. The club he Indians, traveling was call>a. Mechler managed to get a hot off with 7 seconds remain- ng for the 33-32 victory friends or 4-H members from surrounding area boys and girls clubs. ! Allen Boyken talked to the meimfoers abou,t. money matters arid what Happens to checks after they are written. The uuoen meeting adjourned with the 4-H ID' Mechler Pledge led by Dennis Van Hove. E.' Zwiefel f.o Mrs. Jim Van Hove served - lunch. mission. Tyke, held its largest lead of the .game at 16-10 and 18-12, only to have the Eagles pick up six unanswered points to knot the score at 18 lapiece with 3:27 to play in ,the bhird period. Two free throws by Ubben and a bucket by Eugene Zwiefel put the Indians in front 22-18, but Lakota came back with a pair of fielders, and Dean Mechler hit with 3 seconds on the clock Titonka To Host Part Of Vocal Festival Titonka will host the Bast Side Stateline Conference Vocal Festival on Thursday, February 13 The concert will start at 7:00 p.m. in ,the Titonka High School Auditorium. Vocal groups from Lakota Ledyard, Rake, Thompson and Titonkia will participate in the mass choir directed by Ray Justice of Emmetsburg, follow- Titonka To Host Girls Sectional Titonka will host first round games of the Girls Sectional Basketball Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15, with second round and final games to be Sr~K1SSSi"I?S::::::«»« IPERS; IPERS. ."- S ' ralrlty m.oi Titonkia Telephone Co • Phone bill 115.40 Titonka Topic; Printing and supplies 1n H2 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary 190 - 8 6 N-W. Iowa Municipal League; Dues' '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 227 ' 30 Civil Defense; Assessment .' lig'ao played at Britt. Forest City Center will meet in the open'er on the Titonka hardwood at 6:30 p.m., and Lake Mills and will play the' second Titonka game The Titonka boys will not be Jn action until Monday, Feb 24 when they meet Buffalo Center on the Buffalo Center court. William G. Kiley; Salary Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas periods. Lakota regained the lead at 26-24, and held a 30-26 advantage with 4:21 to play. The Eagles continued to control the Admission will be $1.25 for adults and 75c for students. Two New Managers Named At Britt-Tech Britt: Lay ton Nonnweiler and . $276.82 United Building Centers; Material ..................... 28 ' 86 Public Safety Fund: .................... 8 - 9 6 Walter Baade; Ambulance call Rolland S. Fox; Ambulance calls ...................... $ ^ ll and Buffalo Harvey Heyer; Ambulance call ..................... n - 30 Heyer Livestick; 2-way radios . .' .' ..................... , ft j|.59 William G. Kiley; Salary ..................... 100 -°0 Loren D. Hansen; Salary ........................... 50 -°° Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas and'oil .................... 68148 Frank D. Fisher; Repair and" Jor ................... ™™ Beed Hardware; Supplies .................... 21 - 73 Collins Radio; Handbook ............................ 16 - 88 Marshal] & Swift; Laundry ........................... 5 -°° Sanitation Fund: .......................... 1-25 Interstate Power Co.; Electric hill William G. Kiley Salary .................... $ 82.92 Donald Norland; Hauling ................ ' ........... 204.14 J Recreation Fund : ............................ 4.00 Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill Cltizens Ceater; ' have joined Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill ^rth Central Public ive board. Buckets by Loesche n and Steve- Dietrich, and a free throw by Ubben gave Tyke a :lim 31-30 advantage with 1-29 o play. It took just 19 seconds for Lakota to regain the lead at 32-31. A 3-<second violation with seconds remaining, gave the ball to toe host boys, an:d under the pressure defense of —Danny Amestoury, reporter S. Dietrich .... 0-0 Titonka 3.9 Lafcota 0-0 5 1 4 4 1 Algona: Mr. and Mrs. Roy Madison of Algona will cele- nratejiheir 40th wedding anni- on Sunday February 16 an open house in the Algona Methodist Church 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. from No invitations are being sent All friends and relatives are welcome. , twc CADETTE GIRL SCOUTS The regular meeting of the Glrl Scol ts was 'held •lU-Tech Corporation in man- Titonka Plbg Hte agement positions, according to William G Kiley•• Uiar ThrPll n n UnCement by J^n! Myrtle G.AlkeT'sarar; 1 hielkeld company president. Hogard & Son • Weldin, Nonnweiler has been named ~ ' ~ ' publications coordinator for the r 3 nl, • " ............. ^6 24 lab ° r firm, which manufactures and distributes power washing and cleaning chemicals. A native for the Forest area, Nonnweiler was in publi cations and technical manual work for Boeing Aircraft in the Apollo program at Cape Kennedy, Florida. Kuenzi, a native of Cedar Rapids, is the Britt-Tech order president. The secretary's and > 16 33 16 82 reports were discussed going On trips meeting was adjourned 5 was si™ On "«<*' Luncli O rhe e. |. -Lola BeenJcen, secretary department manager coming to Britt, he teacher in the Cedar Rapids school system: Before was a POST OFFICE AND BANK TO BE CLOSED MONDAY The Titonka Post Office and iitonka Savings Bank will be closed Monday, February 17 in ^servance of Washington's Dirthday. Welding S.ll Beed Hardware; Supplies " " ....................... 68 - 90 Julius Ostercamp; Digging ' • ........................ 2 - 32 ' State Hygienic Laboratories- Tests 44 -°° Road Use Tax Fund: ' ^.OO Frank D. Fisher; Pull maintainer * „ Gary Sleper; Diesel Fuel " 8 -°° Tyke Service Center; Repairs and labor 61 ' 38 Anderson Implement; Rmata 106 - 28 Beed Hardware; Supplies • Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas Trust and Agency Fund: ' 028 80.35 10 ' 24 Sewer Construction Fund: North Central Public Service Co • Oas bin * William G. Kiley; Post£ m ............ $ 21 -°3 State Hygienic Laboratories- Tests .................... 4<07 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary ' ................... 20 -°<> Beed Hardware; Supplies ........................ H3.ll Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas" ............ " ' ...... 1 -° 6 Titonka Plbg., Htg. & Supply;' Repairs' ! '. '. [ '. '. '. ] \ [ [ [ ' ' ' ' $38 Attest: MYRTLE G. ALKE, City Glerfc WALTER BAADB, Mayor

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