Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on February 27, 1975 · Page 10
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, February 27, 1975
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THE TITONKA TOPIC, TITONKA, IOWA, FEBRUARY 27, 1975 FOREST CITY LIGHT PLANT Paul Oswald, Director of Public Works It is a well known fact that there is no • one institution in this comonujQity that has done more toward 1 , the development and progress-, of this section than has -this reputable business. They op«r.ate one of .the finest electrical utilities.in the U.S. Through their service, Forest City and Winnebago Industries have been supplied with power and light, and have been enabled to secure industries which have materially aided their progress. The service furnished by this i agressive business is rendered at a low and reasonable rate. Their address is P.O. Box 346 in Forest Cifcy, phone 582-4343. I n this 1975 Business Times Report, we, the writers, are glad to call the attention &o their very complete and comprehensive service. MONSEN PAINTING Located at Rural Route 3 in Forest City, phone 582-4679. is Monsen Painting, a painting contractor well known in this area for his ethical business dealings, and most of all for his interior-exterior painting and decorating work. Regardless of whether you need residential, industrial or commercial; interior or exterior paint contracting | Gene Monsen, Owner done, .this is the firm to call. Extensive experience in this field has given him the know how to handle any size job. They have an aerial truck to reach the high and out of the way areas to be painted with ease. This firm completely prepares the surface ,to be painted so that the job will be attractive and long lasting. You can also know that they will complete the job on schedule and at .the lowest price possible for quality work. You will be more than pleased with the professional manner of their work. Phone Monsen Painting at 582-4679 for information and free estimates. ELSBECKER CONSTRUCTION Elsbecker . Construction in Bancroft, located on South Greenwood, is, noted throughout this section for first class building contracting. They have a reputation for getting a Job done properly and quickly. It is good to know that when you employ a contractor you can depend on him to do the Eugene Elsbecker, Owner jjob according ito specifications. Experience and proper equipment enables Elsbecker Construction to tackle any contracting or alteration job and complete it with expert detail. The planners of this 1975 Business Times Report point out .the first class, guaranteed workmanship offered by Elsbecker Construction. We suggest you call them when you need a contractor for any reason. If you are contemplating building, call Elsbecker Construction, phone 885-2654. You'll 'be more than pleased with their work. Activities At The Titonka Care Center On February 17, we read "The Long Winter" in our book. The chapter was about a blizzard, and happened to coincide with the snowy weather we have been having. Afternoon bingo winners were Cora, Bertha P., Annie I., Hazel, Pete, Bertha N., Hulda, Audra, Bertha S. and Harold. Emma Martinek, Annie I., Hulda and Leslie met for a game Of 500 on Tuesday morning. We didn|t keep score this groans! After exercises, we played wastebasket basketball, catch, and a game of ring toss. We watched "The Magic of Disneyland" for our afternoon activity. The colorful movie was a tour of Walt Disney's dreamland. Individual work filled Friday morning. Bertha N. Emma Smith, Sylvia, Maggie, Emima Stenzel, Gerhard, Pete and Maude were afternoon bingo winners. Sunday evening church services were conducted by Rev. Herbert Hanson. A special "Thank you" to all CADETTE GIRL SCOUTS The Cadettes met February 24 at 4:15 p.m. in the Music Room of the school. The secretary's and treasurer's report were given. We made invitations for our fathers for the Dad-Daughter Banquet Night. We also talked about a skit for that night. The meeting was adjourned and we worked on crafts. , —Lola Beenken, secretary BUFFALO BOOSTERS 4-H The Buffalo Boosters 4-H Club met January 18 in Fellowship Hall New officers installed are president, Susan Bike; vice president, Rachel Eden; secretary, Gayle Moore; treasurer, Mavis Rike; photographer, Laura Br&ndt; reporter, Julie Eden; historian, Shelly Amesbury; music and recreation, Lisa Wubben and Lori Hamilton. The leaders passed out new material, and Mavis Rike gave a demonstration on "A well equipped sewing box". Rachel Eden gave a talk on grooming. The girls practiced sewing straight and curved 'lines on the sewing machine, and learned how to sew on snaps. Eleven members and one guest attended. 12 members attended the Feb. 8 meeting. For roll call, each member brought a sewing box. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Susan Rike, and the 4-H Pledge was led by Celeste Orthel. Each member picked an adopted grandmother, and they are to do nice things for her, such as give them a flower, card or something. Talks given were "A Clean Scheme" by Lynatte Reynolds; "Posture" by Linda Eden and Julie Eden; and "Your Fabric" by Launa Brandt. Susan Rike gave a demonstration on the parts of a sewing machine, how they work, and what they do. Mrs. Eden talked about the Winter Camp and how .to make a tote b'ag. Each girl is to bring material to make a tote bag to the March meeting. Beef Cattle Production Publications Available Two new extension publication on beef cow herd management are available at county extension offices over .the state. One titled "Feeding the Beef Cow" was written by ISU extension livestock specialists, Mitch Geasler, Bill Zmolek and Caryl Strohbehn. It covers summer feeding and manage- ment of the cow herd and gives recommendations and rations for -wintering beef cows. The second publication is "Crossbreeding for Iowa Beef Cattle Production". It was revised and updated by Daryl Strohbehn based on an earlier publication by Bob deBaca, former extension livestock specialist. The publication outlines the role of crossbreeding in Iowa beef cattle production and explains the basis for het- erosis or hybrid vigor. It also suggests where various beef breeds may fit i n a crossbreeding system and gives recommendations on planning crossbreeding programs. Bo>th of these publications are available free at county extension offices. SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS Veishea will again offer scholarships to Iowa high school seniors planning to attend Iowa State University. Veishea scholarship are awarded for outstanding scholarship, leadership and character. Financial need is not considered. Sixteen finalists will be chosen from the applicants and will be guests of Veishea 1975 on April 30, May 1 and 2. There will be six $440 and ten $220 scholarships awarded. The scholarships are applied to Iowa State tuition only. All Iowa school seniors planning to at- itend Iowa State next fall are eligible for Veishea scholarships. Application blanks and reference information can be obtained from your high school counselor, completed and sent to: Veishea 1975, Nadya Pouad nd Paul Burgan, Memorial Union, Iowa State University, Imes, Iowa 50010. Completed applications are due by March 19, 1975. BROWNIE GIRL SCOUTS On Feb. 24, fourteen Brownie Girl Scouts met in Fellowship Hall orthe Methodist Church fgpr the'if regular.meeting. We made final preparations for our Dad-Daughter Night which is March 3 at the Good Hope Lutheran Church. Girl Scout Week is .March 9-15. ' . • -. • Our next meeting will b e March 17. Barbara Moore made a motion to adjourn. Sharon Madsen brought treats. —Brenda Carlson, reporter TITONKA NEWS Sunday supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Kromlnga were Mrs. Darrell Kingsbury. Mr. and Mrs. James Hobbs, Brian and Lisa of Crystal Lake, and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Peterson of Woden. Hot Lunch Menu For Week of March 2 Monday: Spaghetti with meat sauce, irreen .beans, peanut butter sandwich, white cake with strawberries, milk. Tuesday: Ham loaf, mashed potatoes and butter, carrot and celery sticks, bread and butter, apple sauce, milk. . Wednesday: Pizza casserole, cabbage salad, school made bun and butter, pear sauce, milk. Thursday: National Health Week (Menue by 6th Grade students) shrimp and sauce, mashed potatoes and butter, buttered corn, sandwich, red Jello with whipped topping, milk. Friday: Tuna-noodle casserole, buttered peas, peanut butter sandwich, peach half, cinnamon roll, milk. CONSERVE ENERGY! time because we were brushing who have taken time to bake up on our skills. cookies for us to enjoy at juice In men's crafts i n the after-1 time. It is always aprreciaAed. we worked on sanding noon and painting cracker holders. Mrs. Janssen played the piano for us Wednesday morning while we sang old time songs and hymns for our music session. The Ruth Circle of Ramsey Reformed Church met with us in the afternoon. They brought cookies and presented a program of poems and a song fest. We enjoyed their company very much. We had a major accomplishment in exercise class Thursday. Everyone could touch their •toes with very few moans and JUNIOR GIRL SCOUTS On Monday, Feb. 24, the Junior Girl Scouts had their meeting. Kim Bengtson and Daw n Spear served lunch. We planned our Father-Daughter j Banquet. We made invitations | for our fathers. On March 3 we have our Father-Daughter Banquet. On March 17 we have our next meeting. We are to bring a gallon bleach bottle, cotton balls (260 size, one yard of ribbon and artificial flower. Sylvia Everding and Valerie Norland will serve lunch at our next meeting. —Lori Huesman, reporter Where Do You Buy Your Fabrics? THE SPRING FABRICS ARE BEAUTIFUL AND LESS EXPENSIVE THAN LAST YEiAR — BUY WITH CONFIDENCE WHERE FABRICS HAVE BEEN A SPECIALTY FOR 105 YEARS CHRISCHILLES STORE ALGONA NOW OPEN! Burt Barber Shop Open 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesdays Your Business will be Appreciated ARNOLD DEITERINC OWNER To the End of Time the Spirit lives Though life ends, on lives the spirit It Is this thought that •ut services express. WINTER FUNERAL HOME Phone Collect: 582-2858 or 562-2731 If no answer call 562-2309 Buffalo Center, Iowa jjui"iiuii NOTICE; RENEW NOW! Most subscriptions to the Titonka Tope are due ajid payable in January. Check the date behind your name stamped on this issue of the Topic and if it reads 1975, your subscription is due this month. However, if any earlier date means you a're delinquent and ipiayment must be made in the near future or your name will have to be removed from our mailing list. We MUST collect the money for our subscriptions as our costs, the same as every other business, have gone up and up! If you have been sending someone a gift subscription, check with us to see if it has expired. Thanks to those who have already p'aid for their renewal. The renewals are an indication to us that the Titonka area residents and our other subscribers want to keep a hometown newspaper. We want and need your support! In Fact, WE CANNOT CONTINUE WITHOUT IT. THANK YOU - t At this time we wish to thank our faithful advertisers, as we must have them to continue (publishing. $4.00 per Year In Kossuth and Neighboring Counties $5.00 per year elsewhere Worth Money Trade in your old Furniture. You are Invited to Bjus- troms Furniture. COMPLETE HOME FURNISHINGS Established 1925 i Carpeting, Fluor Covering. Large Selections. Use OUT easy payment plan. BJUSTROM'S FURNITURE COMPANY Algona, Iowa Planning A Wedding? See us for .... * Announcements * Invitations * Napkins * Guest Books A COMPLETE SELECTION The Titonka Topic

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