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Titonka, Iowa
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iB EOtMOlS Dcjpl. oC ArchlVM THE TITONKA TOPIC vottnttE LXXVH TITONKA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1975 NUMBER? THE BOWLERS CORNER Standings and High Scores for the week pf February 3 National League Redenius Insurance .55 37 Hurt Sav. Bank 52 y z 39»/ 2 Heyer Shelling 45 47 Don's DX 43 49 Fanners Co-op Oil . .42 50 Titonka Sav. Barik . .38y 2 53 y z Koffee Kup League Chatterboxes 12 Ding A Lings 11 Gutterdu'sters 9 Ding Dongs 6 Superbowlers 5 Ifs and Maybes 5 4 5 7 10 11 11 Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 62 y 2 25 y 2 Van Hove Shelling . .59'/ 2 28 y 2 D.T.'-s Lounge 57 31 Mike's Construction .49 39 Titonka Plumbing .. .46 42 Callies V-Store 45 43 Titonka Topic 43Vz 44»/ 2 Crystal Lake Furn. . .41 57 Anderson Impl 39y 2 48y 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 Ls owner-operator of the Beaver Valley Lumber Co. of Lenton and a son of ,the Ilo Buffingtons of Titonka. Women Over 165 J. Junkermeier . . 211, 179, 167 Kas Larson 207, 177 Dora Brandt 207, 166 La Vaughn Wibben 188 Velda Smidt 186, 175 Eunice Mechler 186. 169 Mick Jandl 184, 179 Batty Miller 181 Esther Christensen 176 Shirley Amesbury 174 Donna Rudisill 174, 166 Kas Larson 173 Mick Jandl 171, 166 Carol Hofbauer 169 LaVaugh n Wibben 169 Caralee Foltoan 169 Men Over 245 A. J. Budlong 227 Bill Batt 221 Lester Eden 213 Gerald Bahling 211 Indians Nip Lakota; Squaws Defeated 77-45 The Titontea Squaws suffered their tenth defeat of itiie season To Make Survey On Recreation Program Rod Wilbeck and in the Lakota gym Friday night, 77-45, while the Indians picked up a big 33-32 confer- nce victory as they remained n the thick of the battle for the State Line Conference title. The Squaws deserted their lontrol ball game that had worked so well earlier against Woden-Crystal Lake, and tried to play ball with the undefeated Lakota Eagles, and fell be- lind 16-0 in the opening minutes of ifehe game. By the time the horn sounded to end the first period, Tyke trailed 20-6. The .host girls picked up the first 10 points of the second quarter before Bonna Tapper and Kristi Bahling hit the only .tallies of the period for the Squaws, and Lakotia, held a 3710 lead at intermission. In a game almost void of Mr. Miss Snowmobilers Plan Adult Supper Ride The Titonka Sno-Indians 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. Carol Sorenson, acting as con cerned citizens, presented a proposal for a summer recre ation program to members 01 the Titonka City Council at their last regular meeting. The program, designed pri marily for students in grades 3 ito 12, would include gymnast ics, tennis, basketball and other activities depending on the interest. The proposal calls foi five to six weeks of the program with a maximum of 20 hours per week. The school will conduct a survey of students ,t.o determine interest, and further action will to taken in the near future. called fouls, the Squaws failed to get to the charity line once in the first three periods. Showing excellent scoring balance in ittie third period, the Eagles dropped in 28 points from the field to tilke 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 hit for 23 points to cut their losing margin to 77-45. 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 'being conducted by the Tri-County Recreation Association has passed $20,000! Because of the lack of workers in the Titonka area, only a little over $1,000 has been raised 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! Indians Edge Armstrong; Travel To Ledyard Friday The Armstrong girls picked up only their second conference victory of the year, 50-43 as they hosted Tiitonka 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 a,t. the horn, but two free throws and a fielder by Vanessa Pollman 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 wa.tich the Tigers take a 26-19 half time lead. pretty well dominated the play in the opening period as they took a 13-8 lead after eight minutes of play. Holding a 2219 lead with 1:32 to play in the half, Tyke failed to 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 iMiei-r lead to 11 points, 39-26, with 3:20 to play in the third period. With an uphill battle ahead of them, the Indians cut the margin to 43-36 with one quarter ,t.o play. The first eight points of the final period went to 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 V. Follman FT FG TP 0-0 B. Tapper 0-0 S. Rike 0-1 CUB SCOUTS TO HOLD BLUE AND GOLD BANQUET The Titorika 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 their own table service as well as their pot luck dinner. Coffee and milk will be furnished. AH Cubs and committee people will be re-registered at this meeting. JUNIOR HIGH TEAMS SPLIT WITH LAKOTA The Titonka junior liigh girls basketball team picked up a big 57-42 victory over Lakota last friday as Sheryl Helmers with 28 points and Gayle Moore with "23 led the offensive charge. The 42 points scored by Lakota fails to show the fine performance of Tyke's guard icourt 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 SENIOR CITIZENS PLAN AFTERNOON CARD PARTY The Titonka Senior Citizens with 12 points. The teams go to Woden- Crystal Lake on Friday ito close their season. Two 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 .the community, the clubs hope, through their A A.JU' •*- A w^**»i»,L* r*s\* «**v* J. w A */*«-«*J**w til i_ f i 1 will have an afternoon card P^^t^to^restore^some of the party on Mnoday, February 17. 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, and no sent. invitations are being Mrs. Pearl Krotminga 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 beauty to the town. Fifty trees are being ordered and .this is all that will be availbale this year. The planned project was presented to the Titonka City Council at their regular meeting by Jack Womble, Lions Club representative, and has received the group's approval. More details will be available as .the sale time nears. 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 visitor present. Jeff, Van Hove led the Pledge of Allegiance. New business discussed was the coming basketball tournamen.!, Winter Camp at is sponsoring a and Senior Madrid. The cluJb Family Seating Party jn Algona on Monday, February 17 from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend, especially all friends or 4-H members from surrounding area boys and 'girls clubs. Allen Boyk'en talked to the melnibers about money matters arid what hiappens to checks after they are written. The meeting adjourned with the 4-H Pledge led by Dennis Van Hove. Mrs. Jim Van Hove served lunch. —iDanny Amesbury, reporter 4 4 5 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 1 8 8 10 0 0 0 0 8 9 0 2 Board Of Education To Discuss Salaries The Titonka Board of Education met in regular session at 7:00 p.<m., Monday, Feb. 10. Minutes and bills were approved. The superintendent's and j Armstrong stretched their advantage to 42-28 after three quarters, but .the fighting Squaws refused to give up and i had their hest period in the final eight minutes, as they hit I 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. FT FG TP F unable to hit on three .tries. FT FG TP S. Dietrich . D. Mechler . . 4-4 . 2-7 P. Ubben 0-1 E. Zwiefel 0-4 J. Loeschen . K. Huesman 3-4 0-0 6 16 8 18 2 4 2 4 3 9 0 0 Titonka 9-20 21 51 F 3 4 3 1 2 1 14 ArmsWong 5-14 22 49 16 Scoring by Quarters Titonka 13 9 14 15—51 Armstrong 8 18 17 6—49 Titonka travels to Ledyard Friday and will have their hands full as the Ledyard boys have a 6-3 conference record, while the girls are 5-4 in conference action. GAS RATES INCREASED TO TITONKA CUSTOMERS North Central Public Service Co. has informed the Titonka City Council ,that gas rates to 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, final five points of the contest. | an increase of 1.5c, effective Tyke hit on only, 5 of 13 tries j with this billing. In the notice from the charity line in the ' of increase, the utility stated final quarter, but it proved to V.hat it was necessary due to the be enough as the host team was increase in wholesale prices. 0 S. Buffington . . 0-0 J. Buffington . . 0-0 V. Schuller 0-0 A. Sleper 0-0 B. Meyer 5-6 K. Buffington . 0-0 J. Follman .... 0-0 D. Heyer 0-0 0 0 4 Titonka 5-7 20 45 12 Lakota 3-6 37 77 11 Following their 64-48 non- 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 flailing to score constantly because of the tenacious defense of the Eagles, ithey 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 took their first shot and a 2-0 lead, and it was another two and a h!a,lf minutes before they took another shot for a 4-0 advantage. Jeff Loeschen hit for two with 1:47 secretary's monthly reports j S. Rike 0-3 were given. Supt. Wilbeck read B. Akkorman 21 correspondence from area leg- K. Bahling I islators concerning school f i- ] V. Schuller 3 nancing. The board approved' S. Buffington left, Lakota bucket, and hiit, for with 18 another seconds the 1975-76 budget as listed i n the public notice. Supt. Wilbeck reported that on January 10 and 21, school was dismissed at 12:30. The board passed action 1-1 4-7 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-7 D. He^er 0-0 A. Sleper 0-0 B. Meyer 4-7 J. Buffington. V. Follman . . 4 8 0 1 3 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 14 0 0 0 0 3 10 which would allow these days ( J. Follma n 0-0 0 0 to count as full days of school. ] Titonka 11-25 16 43 17 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 talacktops in the district for transporting students. The Armstrong .12-17 19 50 20 Scoring By Quarters Titonka 9 10 9 14—43 Armstrong . . .12 24 16 8—50 Heart Fairurc! The. Titonka Indians did it again as they had their fans on the edge of their seats through board approved this plan. As a j the final period as they edged part of the plan, all parents a f me Armstrong quintet 51-49 are .to be notified where the routes would run. Information 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 will begin a,t, 7:00 p.m. The next regular meeting of left in the quarter Phil Ubben j the board wil1 be at 7:0 ° V- m -> hit a bucket, as the period end-! Monday, March 10. ed 6-4. The Indians took a n 8-6 j lead after 2:18 of the second quarter, and led 14-10 at intermission. 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 apiece with 3:27 to play in .the third 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 to give the Indians a 24-22 lead after three 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 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 Titonkla will participate in the mass choir directed by Ray Justice of Emmetsburg, followed by the Emmetsburg High School Swing Choir. Admission will be $1.25 for adults and 75c for students. in their second .thriller in as many games. The Indians came out and 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 played at Britt. Forest City and Buffalo Center will meet in the opener on the Titonka hardwood at 6:30 p.m., and Lake Mills and Titonka will play the' second game at 8:00 p.m. The Titonka boys will not be in action un,t.il Monday, Feb. 24 when they meet Buffalo Center on the Buffalo Center court. ROY MADISONS TO OBSERVE Wall, but fine rebounding by I WEDDING ANNIVERSARY Titonka controlled the defensive board. Buckets by Loesche n Algona: (Mr. and Mrs. Roy Madison of Algona will cele- throw by Ubben gave Tyke a slim 31-30 advantage with 1:29 to 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 /the host boys, and under the pressure defense of the Indians, traveling was called. Mechler managed to get a shot off with 7 seconds remaining for the 33-32 victory. FT FG TP F fre b ">te 40th wedding anni- J. Loeschen P. Ubben . . D. Mechler E. Zwiefel . S. Dietrich 0-2 2-2 0-3 1-2 0-0 Titonka 3-9 Lakota 0-0 5 10 l 4 4 8 4 9 1 2 16 33 10 32 versary on Sunday February 16 with an open house in the Algona Methodist Church from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. No invitations are being sent. All friends and relatives are welcome. CADETTE GIRL SCOUTS The regular meeting of the Cadette Girl Seolts was 'held February 3 at 4:15. The meeting was called to .order by the president. The secretary's and .treasurer's reports were given. We discussed going on trips. The meeting was adjourned We worked on crafts. Lunch 5 j was served. 9 —Lola Beeniken, secretary Two New Managers Named At Britt-Tech Britt: Lay ton Nonnweiler and Randy Kuenzi have joined Britt-Tech Corporation in management positions, according to an announcement by John Threlkeld, company president. Nonnweiler has been named publications coordinator for the firm, which manufactures and distributes power washing and cleaning chemicals. A native for the Forest City area, Nonnweiler was in publications and technical manual' work for Boeing Aircraft in the Apollo program at Cape Kennedy, Florida. Kuenzi, $ native of Cedar Rapids, is the Britt-Tech order department manager. Before coming to Britt, he was a teacher in the Cedar Rapids school systeto. 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 and proposed a summer recreation program. A survey is to be taken as to the interest in a recreation program. Jack Womble, representative of the Lions Club, attended" the meeting. The Lions Club in cooperation with the Federated' Club Wave 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 following dates 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: Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax $189.90 Treasurer, State of Iowa; State Withholding Tax 40.46 Social Security; Social Security 198 01 IPERS; IPERS '' 115*40 TitonKa Telephone Co.; Phone bill 3*82 Titonka Topic; Printing and supplies 190.86 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary 22730 N.W. Iowa Municipal League; Dues 7.50 Kossuth County/Municipal Civil Defense; Assessment 11980 Street Fund: William G. Kiley; Salary $276 82 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas 28^86 United Building Centers; Material 3 96 Public Safety Fund: Walter Baade; Ambulance call $ 4 71 Rolland S. Fox; Ambulance calls '.'. ll 30 Harvey Heyer; Almbulance call . s 59 Heyer Liveatick; 2-way radios ". 100 00 William G. Kiley; Salary SQ'QO Loron D. Hansen; Salary 684 48 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas and oil ' ' 101 75 Frank D. Fisher; Repair and labor '' 2L73 Seed Hardware; Supplies 16 88 Collins Radio; H/andbook '.'.'.'.'."." 500 Marshall & Swift; Laundry '.'.'.'.'." 1*25 Sanitation Fund: Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill '. $ 82 92 William G. Kiley; Salary '..'.'.'.'.'. 204 14 Donald Norland; Hauling '..'.'.'.'.'. 400 Recreation Fund: Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill $ 12 00 TitonKa Senior Citizens Cento; Rental aid ... 40 00 Water Fund: Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill $923 10 North Central Public Service Co.; Gas bill 166 24 Titonka Plbg., Htg. & 'Supply; Repair and labor '.". 154'gi William G. Kiley; 'Salary and postage 11440 Myrtle G. Alke; Salary '. 113'n Hogard & Son; Welding '.'.'.'.'. 6690 Seed Hardware; Supplies 2 32 Julius Ostercamp; Digging . i '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 44*00 State Hygienic Laboratories; Tests 18 00 Road Use Tax Fund: Frank D. Fisher; Pull maintainer ; .$ 3 00 Gary Sleper; Diesel Fuel 61 38 Tyke Service Center; Repairs and labor ..........' 106 28 Anderson Implement; Repairs 3.35 POST OFFICE AND BANK TO BE CLOSED MONDAY The Titonka Post Office and Titonka Savings Bank will be closed Monday, February 17 in observance of Washington's birthday. Beed Hardware; Supplies &20 Fanners Co-op Oil Co.; Gas , 80 35 Trust and Agency Fund: Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax $ 14.00 Social Security; Social 'Security 21 09 IPERS; IPERS 10VJ4 Sewer Construction Fund: North Central Public Service Co.; Gas bill $ 21 03 William G. Kiley; Postage 4.07 State Hygienic Laboratories; Tests \ 2o!oO Myrtle G. Alke; Salary lis'll Beed Hardware; Supplies 1.05 Farmers Co-op Oil Co.; Gas 1238 Titonka Plbg., Htg. & Supply; Repairs 1 ig'.oo MYRTLE G, ALKE, City Clerk Attest: WALTER BAADE, Mayor ,

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