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0«pl, <if Hhitory nnrt Archives THE TITONKA TOPIC VOLUME LXXVH JTTONKA, KOSSUTH COUNTY, IOWA 50480, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 1975 NUMBER 8 THE BOWLERS CORNER Standings and High Scores for the week of February 10 National League I Women Over 165 Redenius Insurance .58 38 | LaVaugh n Wibben 213 Burt Sav. Bank 52 y z 43y 2 Eunice Mechler . 200 Don's DX 47 49 Farmers Ci-op Oil .. .46 50 Heyer Shelling 45 51 Titonka Sav. Bank . .39y 2 56 V 2 Cayle Ann Ricklefs Weds Mark Koffee Kup League Chatterboxes 15 Ding A Lings 11 Gutterdusters ......10 Superbowlesr 9 Ifs and Maybes 9 Ding Dongs 6 5 9 10 11 11 14 North Kossuth League Rollie's Food Ctr. .. ,65y 2 22 y 2 Chuck's DX 55 29 Heyer Lives J / 2 took ... 54 30 German Val. Store . .49 35 K & H Co-op Oil 48 40 U.B.C. 41 43 Beed Hardware 39 45 Farm Service 32 52 Trunkhill Tiling 26 58 Earl's Market 14 y 2 69 y 2 Tyk e Leaguer s N. Cen. Pub. Serv. ... 62 Titonka Sav. Bank . .61 Tyke Lanes 49 Meyer's Painters .... 48 Cunningham Cafe .. 33 Stanley Produc,ts ... 25 30 31 43 44 59 67 Woodchoppers League Tyke Lanes 66y 2 25y 2 Va n Hove Shelling . .62y 2 29 y z D.T.'s Lounge 57 31 Mike's Construction . 49 39 Titonka Topic 47 y 2 44 y 2 Titonka Plumbing . .47 45 Callies V-Store 46 46 Crystal Lake Furn. . . 44 48 Anderson Impl 39y 2 52 y 2 Carney's Std. Serv. .. 38 54 Farmers Elevator ... 38 54 Willex 20 72 FEDERATED CLUB TO MEET WITH NORMA RICKS The Titonka Federated Club will meet Thursday, February 20 at the home of Norma Ricks with Mabel Dunmire as assist ing hostess. The program will consist of topics related to "Reach Out For Confidence". A presentation by Betty Brandt's declam students will be given. Karen Krantz.has the I.F.W.C. Notes. Roll call is "Name Your Favorite Speaker". Garalee Follman 197, 172 Irene Hinders 195 Shirley Amesbury 194, 174 Dorothy Giesking 192 Charlotte Anderson .. 188, 182 Kas Larson 187 LaVaughn Wibben 187 Katie Ellefson 185 Oaralee Follman 181 Lois Peterson 179 Dora Brandt 178, 173 Esther Christensen 178 Joyce Madison 177 Mick Jandl 176 Kari Knudson 175 Kas Larson 175 Velma Nelson 174 Lois Steffa 174 Betty Miller 173, ,170 Donna Rudisill 168, 168 Geneva Miller 167 Donna Nelson 167 Frances Gingrich 165 Men Over 205 Stanley Larson 235 Gary Boyken 231, 210 Bernard Schmidt 227 Art Limberg 226, 207 Jon Olson 226, 206 Merle Hoover 218 Dan Meyer 216 Enie Lavrenz 215 Gerald Bahling 213, 212 Rodney Brandt 212 Donald Intermill 211 Lester Eden 208, 208 Bill Batt 207 At Ft. Dodge Gayle Ann Ricklefs of Des Moines and Mark H. Mayer of Spirit Lake were united in on December 26 i n the Chapel On the Hill, Fort Dodge. Rev. Harris Hilscher performed the double ring ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Parents of the couple are Mr. and Mrs. Verno n Ricklefs of Titonka, and Mrs. Margaret Stockdale of Fort Dodge and Frank Mayer of Spirit Lake. Kristin and Donna Ricklefs registered the guests who were escorted to their seats by Very] Ricklefs. Wanda Grouse, soloist, Sang Sunset" and "Song "Sunrise, Of Ruth" FURNACE FIRE AT TYKE SERVICE CENTER Carl Ludwig went to work a Titonka School Board Sets Teacher Salaries The Titonka Board of Education met with the Teachers Association in special sessio n o n Monday evening to discuss salaries for the 1975-76 school year. The B.A. base salary was set for $8,100. Additional money which may became available because of additional growth factor was pre-negotiated. The first 5% would be used to pay fixed charges on increased IPERS and FICA, with 50% of the remaining amount, to go toward increased salaries. Teachers will be paid minimum hourly wage to act as sponsors for the pep bus. Rev- little earlier than usual Wed- enue to make these payments nesday morning because Russi wiu be generated through in- Krominga had stoppel by his house to .tell him tlhat his furnace was putting out a lot of smoke. When Carl arrived shortly before 7:00, the building was filled with-smoKe-, and flames were visible i n the vicinity of the furnace. He had a garden hose in the building and used that ,t.o extinguish the blaze before calling his wife who called the fire department Part of the ceiling in the quonset-type building was torn out to -be sure there was no fire i n 'the roof. Fortunately, the damage was not too extensive and repairs Wednesday. were completed VALLEY FARMERETTES The regular meeting of the Valley Farmerettes 4-H Club was held in the home of Cheryl and Jo Ann Hansen at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 1, with Julie Cushman as assistant hostess. The meeting was started by giving the Pledge of Allegiance led by Marilyn' Ricklefs. Roll call, "What I want to do each day to make myself well groomed", was answered by 16 members. The 4-H Pledge was led by Debra Rippentrop. Talks were: "What It Means to be Well Groomed" by Julie Asche and Marily n Ricklefs; "My Clean Scheme" by Cindy five years." creased cost to the students who ride the bus. Tractor Safety Training For 14-15 Year Olds Tractor Safety classes will start early in March in Kossuth County. Interested 14-15 year olds are asked to sign up by March 1 at the Kossuth Co. Extension Office. This is the seventh year for training to be offered by the County Extension Service in accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor ruling affecting this age group working Ledyard Surprises Indians; uaws Defeated 71-44 Forest City' Lake Mills ' PLAN OPEN HOUSE Advance In Sectionals FOR TED VAN MOVES on farms farms. Qualified Oither than home instructors are 75 Farm Census To Be Confidential, But Useful The census forms recently mailed to the (2,786) farm operators in Kossuth County and! the County Extension Office. around the nation become confidential by law when farmers: A REMINDER mail back their completed! The American Legion Auxil- quesitionnaires, Curtis Haahr iary work meeting will be held available for classes anywhere in the county where at least 15 students sign up. For further details contact this Friday afternoon, Feb. 21 at the Pete Haines home. reports. "The 'farm census will be seen only by sworn employees who 1 are handling the 1974 Census 4-H CLUB LEADERS PLAN of Agriculture. The project is a APPRECIATION BANQUET legal requirement once every; The Kossuth County 4-H of- Lori Mayer was the bride's personal attendant Escorted to the altar by her father, she wore an ivory knit Victoria-styled gown with a shoulder-length ivory headpiece. She wore an opal necklace, a gift from the groom. James Mayer of Spirit Lake served as beat man,' and Michael Ricklefs carried the rings. The wedding reception was held at the Starlite Village in Ft. Dodge. Ann Clemenson and Carol Seran]eau cut and served the wedding cake, and Lori Mayer and Mrs. James Mayer were in charge of the wedding gifts. The couple spent ten days on a wedding itrip to New Orleans, La. where they attended the Sugar Bowl football game. Their home address is Center Village, Spirit Lake. Mr. Mayer, a Drake University College of Journalism graduate, is a professional photographer, and the bride will graduate from the Drake University College Of \'harmacy in May. Funeral Service Friday For Reka Cordes, 78 Funeral services for Mrs. Reka Cordes, 78, will be held ait. 1:30 p.m., Friday, February 21 at the Ramsey Reformed Church, with the Rev. John Janssen officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Cordes, a life-long resident of the Titonka area, passed away Tuesday, February 18 at Mercy Hospital, Maso n City. Visitation will begin at ll:0o! a.m., Thursday, at the Blake Funeral Home in Titonka. Forest City and Lake Mills had little trouble picking up first round victories in the Girls Sectional Basketball Tournament played in Titonka Saturday night, and advanced to second round competition at Britt. The Indianettes of Forest City had a little trouble with the Buffalo Center Bisonettes for the first half of their contest, but managed to put .their game together and came out with an easy 73-43 victory. The Titonka Squaws spotted the Bulldogs from Lake Mills 14 points to open the game and then played fairly well for the first half. Trailing 18-4, the Squaws came back with seven points late in ithe opening period to tral by nine, 20-11, at the horn. In a well played second period, the Squaws hit for 17 points while the visitors dropped 19 to take a 39-28 halftime lead. Tyke managed only 4 points in the third quarter and fell behind 51-32. The score was 5932 before Kristi Bahling hit, and Tyke came on strong for the final five minutes, but fell 71-49. FT FG TP F S. Rike 5-7 6 17 B. Akkeriman . . 0-0 2 4 C. Peterson .... 0-1 0 0 V. Schuller .... 0-0 00 S. Buffingpton . . 0-0 00 J. Buffington . . 0-0 00 V. Follman 6-12 4 14 A. Sleper 0-0 0 0 K. Bahling 0-0 7 14 C. Heyer 0-0 0 0 1 Mr. and Mrs. Ted Van Hove will be honored with an open house in observance of .their 50,tli Wedding Anniversary on Sunday, February 23 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. at the Good Hope Lutheran Church i n Titonka. There will be a short program starting at 2:30. All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend, and the couple requests no gifts, please. Their children and families are hosting the open house in honor of their parents are Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Van Hove of Kiester, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Ted A. Van Hove of Leland, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Stenzel of Buffalo Center, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wubben of Independence, Mr. and 'Mrs. Sylvester Van Hove of Cedar Falls, Mr. and Mrs Bill Kiburz of Kansas City, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Bob H. Spear It was a dark night at Ledyard for Titonka's basketball players as they suffered .their second twin defeat of the season. The Squaws never really got in the game as they fell behind 16-5 at the end of the opening period, and trailed 31-14 at the half as .they made only 4 of 12 shots from the charity line and failed to show any consistant shooting from the floor. Although there was no chance to catch their opponents, the Squaws continued to battle i n the second half and hit for 14 points in the third period to itrail 52-28 at the buzzer. Another 16 points in the final eight minutes kept the game interesting as the Squaws suf- | fered a 71-44 defeat. FT FG TP B. Meyer 2-6 0 2 S. Rike 2-4 6 14 B. Akkerman . S. Buffington V. Schuller . . J. Buffington K. Bahling 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 3-6 A. Sleper 0-0 S. Madsen 1-4 D. Heyer 0-0 C. Heyer 0-0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 0 0 J. Follman .. L. Boekelman C. Peterson . . 0-2 0-0 0-2 2 0 0 1 0 4 F 0 1 0 4 3 5 2 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 Titonka 8-24 18 44 24 Ledyard 17-28 27 71 26 Scoring by Quarters Titonka 5 9 14 16—44 Ledyard 16 15 21 19—71 Indians Upset 47-39 The Indians came out and Van Hove and Mr. and Mrs. James Van Hove of Titonka. Titonka n - 20 19 49 13 i of Wesley, Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Lake Mills 5-9 33 71 19 Scoring By Quarters Titonka 11 17 4 17—49 Lake Mills ...20 19 12 20—71 The Squaws wrapped up their 1974-75 season with a disappointing 1-10 record in the conference and a 1-14 record for all games. Titonka TOPS Group Motes 5th Anniversary The Titonka TOPS group met i n Fellowship Hall of the United Methodist Church on Monday, February 10. A combination Anniversary and Valentine Party and Awards Night was celebrated. Awards were Harm Wibbens Honored On 40th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Harm Wibben were honored at, an open house for their 40th wedding anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 16 at Good Hope Lutheran Church in Titonka. Harm and Martha were married Feb. 14, 1935 at the Good Hope Lutheran Church. Their attendants were both present for the occasion. Elida Sleeker Brandt of Titonka was her sister's bridesmaid, and Joe Indians And Bison Meet in Sectional Tournament The Titonka Indians will give the Buffalo Center Bison a home court advantage when they travel to Buffalo Center for a first, round .sectional tournament game Monday evening. The single contest will start at 7:30 p.m. The winner will meet Ledyard on the came court Wednesday, with the winner of the second played a good first quarter as they pulled -into a 15-4 lead, and then failed to find the range for the rest of .the game. They managed to hold the lead 22-18 after a poor second period, and it was the beginning of their downfall. The teams traded baskets for most of the ,t.hird period, but with 51 seconds remaining', Ledyard took the lead for the first time 33-31. It was short- lived however, as buckets by Steve Dietrich and Jeff Loeschen put the Lilians ahead 35-33 at the buzzer. Dean Mechler hit the first fielder of the final quarter, but the Panthers scored the next 8 points to take a 41-37 lead with 3:32 to play. Dietrich hit at 3:17, and Tyke failed to score again in the game as Ledyard ficers will honor 4-H club lead- Neeland received a perfect at given to KOPS members. Grace I Wiboe n of Montevido, Minn. Gray; and "Posture Plus" by) Haahr said the Census Bu-! e r, and their spouses with a tendance award, and Pat Haines Jo Ann Hansen. Demonsbra-i reau tells us that farmers may, pet luck supper at the K. C. ^••i rt-v» [-• ITTrtT"*"* • "Qrvn w» *D»«k11 •P^-.*.' viii'4- n r.4-!iwi r.<t- n _ _ Al _!_• • - - . _ _ tions were: "Seam Roll for Pressing" by Lynette Bartelt; leader, mothers and girls "Get Behind the Wheel; and leader and Senior Girls, "Sewing Machine Lingo". Mothers were guests. Lunch was served by Julie Cushlman and Cheryl and Jo Ann Hansen The next meeting will be held put estimates o n the question-: Hall east of Algona, on Satur- naires. Of course, accuracy is'day, February 22 at 7:00 p.m. important, but if getting exact according to Nancy Johnson figures would delay his or her and Mike Mullins girls and returning the forms, estimates boys county 4-H presidents are permitted. arbequed pork and beverage earned the honor of TOPS Queen for the past year, and receifed a gift and TOPS charm. was his brother's best man. Guests were registered by Edward Wibben, and punch was poured by Mr. and Mrs. Merle Phelps. round game ,t.o play the winner! P ulled away to win the contest of the Lakota-Rake contest atj 47 " 39 ' Lakota on Thursday evening. I FT FG TP The Lakota sectional winner! J - Loesch e n 1-1 will meet the Burt sectional S ' Dietrich 1-2 winner at Eatherville on Tuesday, March 4. JUNIOR GIRL SCOUTS On Monday, Feb. 17, the Jr. Girl Scouts had their Valentine Party. The 4th grade gave ,the party. We painted the things we made out. of bread dough. j We played Heads Up, 7-Up, and 'I believe this form is not ; will be furnished. Those attend- hard to till out — not as bad as i ing are reminded to bring atJier it looks at first. Start filling out ; food and their own table serv- the first page, and you'll prob- i ice. C. J. Gauger, State 4-H in the home of Darla and Julie ably find the job done in good Leader will be the featured Asche.,on Saturday, March 1 at j time." ; speaker 1:30 p.m. —Julie Asche, reporter ENROLLS AT NIACC Greg Finer of Titonka is among approximately 125 new day students enrolling at North Iowa Area Community College at 'tiie beginning of the spring semester. The census will be used only for statistical purposes naticmal ™ e that P-FOWNIE GIRL SCOUTS i 6 Brownie Girl Scouts met Hall of the Meth- farm in ™ nt . De P art - od.'st Church. The meeting was ment will, of course make wide ( caned to order by Denise X nn^JS;, °? n *? U i S ?*}* T 6 "I Schuner. Thinking Day is Feb. ?«£?££' t g 3Ulated ™* pub " I 22 - We talked about people who hshed by the Bureau of Census! are helpful to us as Girl Scouts. Our is Mrs. "Bud" Meier. Marc Meier of Ames spent; government agencies will ever the weekend visiting i n the,see any farmer's report form, home of his parents, Mr. and) The last Census of Agriculture held five years ago showed that sohie 1.7 million farms I witih, siales of $2,500 or imbre j-accounted for 98 percent of the (total value of all farm products sold. Farmers who want more information about the 1974 census or help in filling out the report form should visit 6r call the Kossuth County ASCS Office in Algona. ' meen e s ona y> r other ! F eb. 24. Note the date change ill M.-» A _ ___ . ° \ DAY Without A fire We are txj bring "Dimes For Daisy". Sharon Madsen will bring treats. Our Dad-Daughter Night will tie a pot luck supper at 6:30 on March 3. We made a friendship garden. Jill Knudson brought treats. —Brenda Carlson, reporter Eldon Attigs To Observe Wedding Anniversary 'Mr. and Mrs. Eldon Attig win celebrate their 25th Wedding Anniversary with an open hous a from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, February 23 at the TLtonka United Methodist Church. There A program was held with • Barnyard Upset. LuVerne Risius of Buffalo Cen- 1 Our next meeting is Monday, ter serving as master of cere-| Feb ' 24 - Kim Bengtson and monies. He read the clipping Dawn s - near served lunch. from the couple's wedding and then gave a life history. Rev. Hanson gave devotions. Marsha and Diana Wibben sang "Sweet Sweet Spirit" accompanied by Mrs, Jack Tieman. Velida Bruns —Lori Huesman, secretary STANDARD TIME TO END NEXT SUNDAY The nation will end four months of Standard Time on will be a short gave a reading, "My Neighbor."'Sunday, February 23 as Day- The Harms girls, Debbie, Dixie, DeAnn and Denise,.sang "Side All friends and relatives are cordially invited to attend. by Side" and "Our Best to Hot Lunch Menu For week of February 24 Monday: Beefburgers, buttered corn, carrot and celery sticks* chocolate pudding, milk. Tuesday: Submarine sandwich, hash browns, pear sauce, milk. • Wednesday: Goulash; cabbage salad, school made bun and butter, apple sauce, milk. Thursday: Potato-hamburger i casserole, green beans, peanut Mr. and Mrs. Johnnie Spear' butter sandwich, cherry crisp of Burt were visitors i n the!milk. . home of his parents, Mr. and : Mrs. Robert Spear, Saturday afternoon. Friday: School made pizza, buttered com, lettuce salad! orange, chocolate milk. You". Marsha and Diana Wibben closed the program singing an Anniversary Prayer. Marsha and Diane poured coffee. Women helping in the kitchen were Hazel Akkerman, Lucy Asche, Emma Boekelman, Verla Brandt, Mildred Carlson, Velda Harms, Gertrude Sleper and Mabel Welhousen. Out of town guests registered from Buffalo Center, Lakota, Burt, Fores* City, Des Moines, Woden, Wesley, Thompson, Fenton and Osage, Iowa, and Montevideo, Stewartville and Minneapolis, Minn, Helen Patter of Buffalo Center was a Saturday and Sunday visitor in the home ol Mr. and Mrs. Russell Krominga. light Saving Time begins at 2:00 that morning. The DST edict is ,t.o be in effect for eight months; then, unless congress intervenes, the regular alternating pattern of stondard time and daylight saving time for six months will be resumed in October. To switch to.Daylight Saving Time, set you clock AHEAD one hour. E. Zwiefel 0-3 P. Ubben 1-2 D. Mechler .... 0-1 K. Huesman ... 0-0 Titonka 3-9 4 9 7 15 2 4 2 5 3 6 0 0 P 5 0 1 3 4 2 18 39 15 Ledyard 5-14 21 47 13 Scoring By Quarters Titonka 15 713 4—39 Ledyard 6 12 15 14—47 The Indians still have a shot at a tie for the conference title as they host Thompson Friday night. A win for Titonka will give both clubs a 9-2 record while a loss for the Indians could push (them down to a tie for the second spot if Ledyard comes up with a victory. Sno-lndians Hold Family Outing At John Rike's About 120 members of ,the Titonka Sno-lndians Snowmobile Club enjoyed a Family Day of games, a trail ride and wiener roast at the John Rike farm on Sunday. Club members are reminded to make their reservations for the Adult Supper Ride by Priday. NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING BUDGET ESTIMATE Fiscal Year July 1,1975 - June 30,1976 City of Titonka, Iowa The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed l'975-76 budget at ,the Council Room i n City 'Ball on February 27, 1975, Beginning at 7:30 o'clock P.M. ; Copies of fthe detailed proposed 1975-76 budget may toe obtained at the offices of the mayor and clerfc sjnd at the city library At (the public hearing, any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. February 18,1975 /s/ Myrtle O. Alke, City Clerk

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