Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on February 27, 1975 · Page 3
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, February 27, 1975
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BUSINESS TIMES REPORT reader &ds prepared by Dobson-Upsky & Asattfete* MILLER'S PHARMACY Miller Pharmacy is located at 203 N. (Main in Buffalo Center, phone 562-2444; The brightest spot on any street is the drug store, and if we would only stop to think how much one means to us in our daily lives, we would ap* predate drug stores much more Miller's Pharmacy employs specialists i n filling prescriptions, all work being done in charge of a graduate pharmacist. They carry a complete stock of drugs, sundries and toilet articles. They also provide a complete line of sick room Miller, Owner supplies such as crutches, canes wheel chairs, walkers arid com •modes. These are all for sale or rental. Featured is an excellent gift selection of Francona Pottery, Ma'Lek wooden ware and Brlte Lite lamps. In fact, this store has one of the most complete inventories of items in the area. We, the wroters of this 1975 Business Times Report, highly recommend this fine store to all of our readers for their excellent service and more than complete selection of items to choose from. LEISURE LANES Alice Droessler, manager Sports-minded persons ca n readily discover why bowling is called the family sport on their first visit, to the well-kept alleys of Leisure Lanes. A telephone call to 885-2626 will reserve any amount of space during ope n bowling times if you want to get up a gang and enjoy one of the most inexpensive and exhilaratiing sports in the nation. Automatic pin-setters, installed for the maximum in ease and pleasure, make every minute full of the kind of actio n that make the day's work cares wear away in a hurry. The very best in balls, shoes, arid special equiprhent i* avail- afele, and a come-as-you-are policy is maintained iby the experienced management. Stop by tonight, they are located in Bancroft, For a truly relaxing evening in an atmosphere of friendly furi, the writers of this 1975 Business times Report recommend to area residents that if they are not already enjoying bowling, they find out. why so many of their neighbors do, by bowling at Leisure Lanes. CHUCK'S HARDWARE Chuck and Jill Dirks, owners Chuck's Hardware is located at 119 N. Main i n Buffalo Center, and they offer the people of this community a complete line of quality hardware and Hank's quality brand paints. Whatever your needs may be, you will find what you are looking for at this firlm. They feature, hardware, kitchenware, small appliances, gifts, sporting goods, tools, garden equipment, wallpaper, and much, much more. Chuck's Hardware also specializes in all kinds of glass work, from cutting to installing glass for the home and farm. They also feature 20th Century welders and supplies, and International fencers, including both electric and battery models. Chuck also handles Eureka Vacuum Cleaners and Blue Lustre — carpet shampoo and shampooer rentals. You are invited to come in and see their merchandise anytime, or call thetai at 562-2535 and let their cheerful personnel answer your questions. Watch for their sales from time to time. This 1975 Business Times Report highly recommends this firm to all of our readers. Burt Co-op Roger Chafee, manager Dept. POLAR CHEMICAL & CAS Verdell Limiting, General Manager if yotr are planning to build 0* ferhbdel, go to Burt Co-op Lum'-ber Dept. located in Burt, piiorie £tf4#242. They have just the riiaferiais you need and are happy tb give you personal attention in the selection of these materials. they carry a large stock, including lumber, cement, paint, sheet-rock, roofing, windows, door's, ate. Take your blueprint or tentative plans to them and they will riot only estimate the cost but will be glad to suggest the best and most suitable materials available. they always offer the rilost courteous service anywhere along with,the finest in lumber and building materials. Now is the time to save. Go to the Burt Co-6p Lumber Dept. and avoid making costly mistakes. Here you get only the best. The. planners of this 1975 Business Times Report recommend this well-managed lumber yard to all the people of this section. If you haven't discovered the ease arid economy of Ijp gas, then stop 1 ait. P61af Chemical & Gas on your next shopping trip to Forest City. At Polar Gh'emical & Gas located on N. West Street* you can get complete information on the type of propane best suited to your agricultural, commercial or home needs, and make arrangements for periodic stops by their service and tank units. Polar Chemical & Gas carries a complete line otf LP gas car- buretion systems and handles matny sizes of tanks and bottles for on the farm or ait, home storage. A telephone call to their office at 582-3838 will bring a delivery unit to you in any quantity, where and When you want it. Majtir gas appliances and equipment are also available through Polar Gas & Chemical and their helpful management ca'n quickly show you which type of commercial, farm or home installation will best suit your needs. POlar Gas & Chemical also carries a compete line of agricultural fertMiSers, chemicals and petrotitanv products. They also have ,«* equipment for custom application of these agricultural fertilizers and chemicals. Forest City area customers have long expressed satisfaction with the service given by Polar Chemical ft Gas and farmers have learned to depend on their delivery capabilities. For all propane LP gas use, call on Polar Chemieal & Gas in Forest' City. EYEMANN IMPLEMENT Jonn Eyeman n and Don Eyemann, owners Eyemann implement handles :ne most popular line of John Deere farm equipment. Their stock is complete in all seasons of the year arid it will be ,to your advantage to see these rriplements before purchasing. it's a well known fact that this firm can save you money on new machinery and parts.* A standard policy of fair ireatoient i n all dealings has built a reputation among farmers that is to be envied. In this 1975 Business Times Report we wish to compliment Eyemann Implement located on Highway 69 North in Forest City for giving such satisfactory service to the farmers of this area. Eyemann Implement will be opening soon a new facility to provide even better service to its customers: 10,000 square feet will be devoted to parts and service- For a complete stock of replacement parts, timely service in case of breakdown and excellent service, be sure to phone 582-2728 in Forest City. Manufacturers Bank & Trust Co. of Forest City and Crystal Lake There is a good reason for the reputation enjoyed by Manufacturers Bank & Trust Co. of Forest City and Crystal Lake. A strong bank instills confidence i n a community and the fact that this bank has served well for so many years is most, significant. Our readers will find this bank a friendly one, providing most of the facilities of the very largest big city bank along with a personal interest in each and every customer. A vote of confidence is due the efficient officers and directors of this bank who have done their best toward the developing of the agricultural and other business interests of these communities. Their advice and counsel is sought, on many matters of finance and one can count on honest and informed answers to the many questions that can come up in these days of intricate financial procedures. , When you bank at the Manu- j facturers Bank & Trust Co. of Forest City and Crystal Lake, you are banking with a firm directed by me n who believe that better days are ahead for any farmer or resident who works with a plan backed by sound judgement and reasoning. Schiltz Goose Farm, Inc. Marlin Schiltz, Richard Schiltz and Kenneth Schiltz, owners The Schiltz Goose Farm, Inc. ocated on Rural Route 'l i n Bancroft, specializes in producing the finest in baby goslings. This outstanding hatchery is one of the greatest aids to di- versifed fanning located in this section of the state. The farmers and poultry raisers in this area have come to look upon it as "gosling headquarters". Few would think of going elsewhere o buy. The goslings offered by this oncern assure you of more weight, more profit and less feeding expense than any o,ther gosling to be found in this section of the country. Their goslings are all "approved", so it stands to reason ithat you won't go wrong in placing your orders with them Stop by or call 885-2324. Their interest is in the welfare of the farmer and poultry raisers they serve. Their one endeavor is to produce the best goslings and ducklings for their customers. We are glad to recommend this modern hatchery to all our readers. Steen's Country Cat THE SNOW PLACE OF ARCTIC CAT Lowell Steen, Owner This is "snow country" and the place for winter sports. Buffalo Center area residents right now are thinking of the new "fun" sport of snowmobil- mg. When you think of snowmobiles, you automatically think of Arctic Cat, the lightfooted, sure tracked snowmobile now on display at Steen's Country Cat in Buffalo Center, phone 562-2630. Arctic Cat makes snow a pleasure, not a problem, cruises all day on a tankful of gas, has a unique suspension system and comes in Many models to suit every individual's needs. Due to the many advantages of these machines, we feel free to say, they are one of the best buys on the market. Steen's Country Cat has a complete service and parts department and will have your machine back on the trail again with a minimum of "lost fun time". Steen's Country Cat carries a complete supply of snowmobile accessories, including suits, boots, helmets, goggles and gloves. Portland News By Mrs. Victor Fitch ! Written Monday, February 10 The Portland Progress Club met Thursday afternoon in ithe home of Grace Ackerman with Sarah Stewart as assistant hostess. 'Attending were Esther Shipler, Myrtle Zwiefel, Arlene Marlow, Grace Ackerman, Lois Bristow, Francis Smith, Margaret Govern, Eva Shipler, Grace Trenary, Vivian Button, Arlene Wood, Vera Fitch, Sarah Steware and Mary Weber. Roll call: "Something in the new year I'm looking forward to". Program: "Describe a famous person you admire". In business, the club voted to give $2.00 to Easter Seals. Vera Bellinger of Sunnyvale, Calif, was a guest. Vera is a sister of Earl Shipler and is making an extended visit after coming for the funeral of her brother. The meeting was turned over to Esther Shipler and Arlene Wood for Fun Time. I n the quizzes, Margaret Govern j^nd Arlene Wood won prizes. The next meeting will be held Tuesday, March 12 in the home of Lois Bristow with Arlene Marlow las assistant host- and Mrs. Doug Marlow and Cole of Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. Marvin •Marlow Of Lone Rock were Sunday dinner and supper guests i n the P. W. Marlow home in honor of Lisa Marlow's 9th birthday, which was Feb. 19. Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Johnson of Meriden, Mr. and Mrs. Sterling Huisma n and family of Albert Lea, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Huisma n and family, and Mrs. William Huisman were Sunday afternoon visitors i n the Floyd Huisman home. Mr. and Mrs. Elwin Johnson were also supper guests. Several Portland families went in Saturday to have their pictures take n for the Presbyterian Church Album and again in the evening for a pot luck supper at 5:30 for the New Vision Singers who entertain with music and singing after the supper and at the Sunday morning service. We enjoyed them very much. Mr. and Mrs. Harold Harms were Friday evening visitors in the Raymond Neswald home at Britt. Mrs. Gary Huber accompanied her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Kruse, and Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Radig and Dean of Lone Rock to Emmetsburg for the Emmetsburg-Ringsted basketball game Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. Delmar Angus were Friday evening visitors in the Roland Chaffe home. Mrs. Richard Trunkhill and Matthew were Monday morning coffee guests in the Joe Cunningham home i n Burt. KIEWIET & SAPP IMPLEMENT, ING. Jim Kiewiet and Larry Sapp, Owners Located on Highway 9 West, J /4 mile from Buffalo Center, phone 562-2940, this outstanding firm features everything i n the way of Allis Chalmers farm equipment and supplies. For the past, three years, they have provided farmers in our area with a supply of tires, chain saws, lawn mowers and tillers, and tractors known for their dependable service. Many years of service put them in a position to give advice in the selection of equipment most advantageous to the farmers' partidulaT needs. To complete their service to the farmer, Kiewiet & Sapp Implement, Inc. maintains a department, for all kinds of repair work on equipment where they employ expertly trained men who are very capable of taking care of any repair service. The writers o* this 1975 Business Times Report highly recommend this firm to our readers for A^plug quality and dependable service. C & H MOTOR PARTS Area residents have learned tha,t, it pays to consult the parts experts at G & H Motor Parts in Forest City, phone 582-4235, when they need automotive parts, tools or accessories. All parts, as well as electrical and carbureition components are precision engineered, inspected and approved before they become a part of the huge Sam Glime, Owner inventory i n their well filled shelves. Any part manufactured for cars, trucks and tractors can be supplied by thetm, and whe n you stop in at 216 East K Street, you can be sure of quick efficient counter service and fast delivery service on parts that must be specially ordered. We would like to commend this fine parts firm for their outstanding service to auto and truck owners throughout the area, as well as their service to garage owners and service station operators who do repair work. Why not make this your parts headquarters? You'll be glad you did. Jensvold International Harvester Jensvold International Harvester, located at 102 N. Main in Buffalo Center, has a tractor for every need, as well as plows, cultivators, seeders, weeders, sprayers, mowers, spreaders and just about everything else to farm mechanically for the greatest crop production. Equipment ca n mean the difference between financial success or failure, and the place to buy proper farm equipment is Jensvold International Harvester. Successful farmers throughout the area make Jensvold International Harvester their headquarters for buying farm equipment of all kinds, because they know they can depend on this firm for superior equipment at prices that are fair, services by experts anxious to give helpful advice about the correct operation and maintenance. The telephone number is 562-2332. If you are a farmer, we urge •that you take stock of your equipment right now and plan to keep it efficient and up to date by visiting Jensvold International Harvester in Buffalo, Center. GENIE'S HOME DE COR Mr. and Mrs. Burdettc Hocppner, Owners This firm features all types of floor covering at 221 N. Main in Buffalo Center, phone 562-1 2727. ! In this region we are indeed, fortunate to have this firm available for counsel and advice' in the all-important matters of j linoleums, carpets, floor tile, i paints, draperies and wallpaper.' Here you will find samples of an amazing array in these | lines from which to make your, selections and at prices that 1 will fit your budget. They also; feature expert installations of' forimica and other laminated materials for cabinet, tops. They j are i n a position to give impartial advice as to what is proper. i Carrying in stock an excel- 1 lent line of linoleums and car-' pets, this store is able to fulfill any order on short notice. They have a complete home decorating service. Make it a point to stop in on your next visit to town. The narrators of this 1975 Business Times Report are happy to recommend them to all in ,this section for their above-board business policies and fair prices. ess. Roll call: "How can I 1m- prove our club?" Program: "A r--~ iv w«* ^*i*i**. j. i, W5J.6UH, **il The compilers of this 1975:Easter fashion". Fun Time- Business Times Report .take I Grace Ackerma n and Sarah great pride in recommending Stewart, this firm to all our many read- Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Eckels and family of Britt, Mrs. Linda ers. Meister an4 beys of Mr.- Build Up Continuing Cattle Inventory Shows The USDA's January 1 Cattle Inventory showed evidence of further buildup in U.S. cattle numbers last year, and a potential for additional increases in the nation's beef supply during the next two years. The total cattle and calf count on January 1 was estimated at 131.8 million head, three percent more than a year earlier. The number of beef cows which had calved was estimated at 45.4 million head, up six percent from a year ago. Iowa State University economist Gene Futrell said the biggest surprise in the inventory report was an eight percent decline in all steers over 500 f pounds and a five percent drop in all heifers over 500 pounds not being held for herd replacement. With fewer cattle over 500 pounds on feed than a year ago, the overall decline in their number reflects increased AUKES FERTILIZER CO For the best information on fertilizers and their use, see Aukes Fertilizer Co. located i n Buffalo Center at 416 1st Ave. West, telephone 562-2440. In this age of specialists, soil conditioning is more important than ever. Organic fertilizers are being replaced steadily by new chemicals and new meth- Loren Aukes, Owner ods of fertilizer application are being developed continually. For the latest, information to help you increase your yield and profits, get in touch with this well-known fertilizer dealer. The management of this company has made it a point to study all the latest products on the market and carries in stock a complete line of fertilizers. The editing staff of this 1975 Business Times Report takes pleasure in presenting this prominent fertilizer dealer to the farmers and throughout this area. WAYNE FEED SUPPLY slaughter of non-fed steers and heifers in recent months. Despite the smaller number of steers and heifers of all .types over 500 pounds, Futrell said the number of such animals not on feed and not being held for herd f eplacefine^jt was This prominent firm is located in the north end of Lakota, phone 886-2444. They feature grain feeds as well as seeds arid farrri supplies. Concerning feeds we'd like to say that this company is an authority on the subject; consequently the people i n this Don Wirtjes, Manager vicinity have come to look to them for information and advice regarding feeds and feed- Ing. They supply their customers with a complete line of incomparable feeds. This store is modern'in every respect. Every Buyer is met with the utmost eight percent larger than a year ago. Combined with a larger inventory of cattle under 500 pounds and ntot on feed, the edoiiomlst said the supply of young beef animals now available for grazing, or slaughter is around four million head larger than it was ia year ago. The key question is what the pattern of ^ovement to slaughter will foe ->r these cattle. Weather 'will 5 a key factor as it affects courtesy and the most sincere effort is made to supply his needs at the lowest prices. We, the editors, want to compliment Wayne Feed Sup- Pjy on their commendable business methods and high grade products In our 1975 Business Times Reuort. grass conditions and feed grain prices this:year. B*otrell looks for the 1975'aaughtey total to end up 8 to' WMjit larger than last year, wiw|tcontinued larger-than-normal proportion of cows and* other Mo»4ed types

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