Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on May 1, 1975 · Page 13
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, May 1, 1975
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THE TITONKA TOPIC May 1. 1975 _,. Pafff 7 Portland News fcy Mrs. Victor FItoh Written Thursday, April 24 Mrs. Louis Krull, Easter Sc.-U Chairman for Portlaml Township, wishes to announce that the drive netted $67.00. Mrs. KruLl thanks all those who contributed to this worthy cause. Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Mcistcr and Mrs. Linda Meistcr and boys visited in the Frank Rycrson home in Burt Thursday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Mcistcr of Burt were Sunday even in-.; visitors in the Bernard McLster lioinc. Mr. and Mrs. F,. C. Sclnvic- tert were Monday dinner quests in the Lester Schwictert home in Clear Lake. Mr. C. C. Schwic- tert had an appointment with an eye doctor in Mason City in the afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Zwiefel and Mr. and Mrs. Harold Schlei of I'cnton were guests of Mrs. Galena 7. viefel and Orlo for Sunday dinner at the Kountry Kitchen. Mrs. Earl Zwiefel and Leona I laasc drove to Blue Earth on Tuesday aftcnioon to do some shopping Mrs. Bernard Meister and Mrs. Linda Meister visited Mrs. Bill Hellman. Mrs. Hellman is recuperating from hip surgery she had recently, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Sar- chct drove to Rochester last Tuesday where Mrs. Sarchct consulted a doctor. Mr?. Roger Scott and other members of her family dropped in Friday to visit their father in the Good Samaritan Home, Algona, and helped him celebrate liis S6th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Arend have been driving to Mason City daily to visit Mrs. Mike Arciwl who had hip surgery last Tuesday at Par< Hospital. She We need many more production workers! Most openings start at ! 3 SO an hour! We are adding 2nd and 3rd Shifts in many departments and are now accepting applications for them! We offer excellent starting wages for all jobs and have a broad fringe benefit program. Apply at employment office in the shipout building, located on the south side of the Crystal Lake blacktop ruad in south Forest City. EMPLOYMENT OFFICE OPEN 9 A.M. - 4 P.M. (Except Mondays 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. only) INNEBACO ii'i^:'ne\. i.ic. • foresf city, icwa AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER is getting along fine. They also visited Mr. Mike Arend in the Good Samaritan Home in Algona on Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Lyle Mann, a resident of Portland, passed away Monday night in the hospital at Estherville. The funeral was held Thursdayiii tie Blake Funeral Home, Titonka. A dinner was held for the family at the Portland Township Hall. Ladies serving the meal were Mrs. Johnny Harms, Mrs. Ervin Eimers, Mrs. Roger Scott, Mrs. Sarah Stewart, Mrs. Eva Shipler, Mrs. Erna Grover, Mrs. Glenn Larsen, Mrs. Ralph Carlson, Mrs. Loretta Waltman and Mrs. Grace Trenary. Mr. Lloyd Bartlett visited his daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Hansen at Swea City on Sunday. They had just returned from Connecticut where they visited their daughter, Betty, and husband. They drove on ice and snow all the way to Pennsylvania. Mr. Lloyd Bartlett served a six o'clock breakfast last Saturday morning in his home to 18 men from the Bancroft Baptist Church. The breakfast consisted of German fried potatoes, oatmeal, scrambled eggs, Johnny cake, coffee and fruit juice. Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carlson and family visited his mother, Mrs. Hilma Carlson, and Carol in Burt on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Menke and family, and Mr. and Mrs. John Carlson and Pam were also there. Mr. Fred Hagen, Mrs. Hazel Vera :jf Algona, and Mr. Dewey Hutchinson of Clear Lake were Monday afternoon visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Carlson. Mr. and Mrs. Harris Harms and family visited in the Norman Carlson home in Algona Sunday afternoon. They visited Mrs. Jesse Harms in the Kossuth County Hospital Monday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Gary Huber and family accompanied his mother, Mrs. Mertie Huber of Algona, to Worthington, Minn, on Sunday, where they visited Gary's uncle, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hinders. Mrs. Harry Alt, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Wibben, Mr. Melvin Alt, and Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Alt, Algona; Mr. and Mrs. Herb Zu-aach of Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Jentz and family and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Get the highest returns on your savings & investments. Home Federal will pay the highest interest rates allowable by law on your savings. Your earnings are automatically reinvested four times a year and your account is federally insured up to $40,000. Plan for your future wisely — and safely at Home Federal. When you get your tax refund, open or add to your savings account and select a valuable gift. Minimum deposit $100. Larger gifts also available for larger deposits. All interest on savings' is compounded daily. HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN - Algona - Garner - Britt 514%- Yields 5.39% ON PASSBOOK Day-ln. 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A dinner party -.vas held on Sunday at the River Road Golf Club in honor of the birthdays of Verdean Mawdsley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mawdsley, and Merrill Mawdsley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mav.'ds- ley, Jr. Attending were Mrs. Maybelle Becker, Mr. and Mrs. R.I. Mawdsley, Mr. and Mrs. Roscoe Mawdsley, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Duane Mawdsley, Meladee and David, and the honorees, Verdean and Merrill. The afternoon was spent in the Duane Mawdsley home. Mary Am« Loobar.h, da'irrh- ter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loebach, Jr. o* Burt, had her first Communion on Sunday, April 23 at St. John's Catholic Church, Bancroft. Afternoon gujsts in the Loe-jach home were Mr. and Mrs. Joe Loebach, Sr., Leonard Loebach of Whittemore, Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Klein and Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Klein of Irvington, Ann Loebach of Clarinda and Mrs. Anna Geishecker of Algona. The trouble with being a good sport is that you have to lose to prove it. son of Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. Gene Thompson of Lone Rock ate out Saturday evening and then drove to Hu.nboldt where they visited Beverly Wegcner in the hospital. Mrs. Jack Thompson of rural Burt visited Mrs. Bob Arend in Algona Friday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Rentz of Algona visited Sunday evening in the J. R. Thompson home. Mrs. Paul Tienan and Mrs. Irma Doege drove to Algona on Monday afternoon where they visited Mrs. Mamie Fitch and Lottie Eisenbergcr in the Good Samaritan Rest Home, and Mrs. Jess Harms in the Kossuth County Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Smith drove to Iowa City on Thursday where Mr. Smith had a checkup. They returned home Friday. People are like steamboats; they toot the loudest when they are in a fog. two diseases are urged to have them immediately vaccinated with the combined vaccine. However, if the child has received one of the vaccines already, the combined vaccine is not necessary. Efforts have been made by health officials in Iowa to eradicate these two types of measles. "Rubi'.ola (red measles) makes the child very ill, and he usually misses two weeks of school," Pawlewski said. "In addition, one out of every eight children contracting the disease might have some serious complications, such as encephalitis (brain damage), pneumonia, bronchitis and ear infection. Rubella, on the other hand, does not make the child so ill; however, it poses a threat of permanent damage to an unborn child if the mother has the disease in the first few months of pregj.anc/. "Epidemics such as we are experiencing now can be a thing of the past if all parents would be certain that their children receive measles vaccine at 12 months of age," the health commissioner s<tid. Written Monday, April 28 Mr. and Mrs. E.C. Schwietert spent Monday in the Lester Schwietert home at Clear Lake. Mr. E. C. Schwietert consulted an eye doctor in Mason City on Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Boetcher of Burt were Wednesday evening visitors in the E. C. Schwietert home. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Bauni of Blue Earth, and Mr. and Mrs. Carl Reynolds of Burt were Friday visitors in the Schwietert home. Mr. and Mrs. Reynolds just returned from Texas where they had spent the winter. Mr. and Mrs. EuClaire Meyer and family were recent visitors in the Charles Kline and Jim Lindhorst homes of Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Meyer and family were dinner guests in the Allan Meyer home and afternoon visitors in the Joel Meyer home at Cedar Falls a week ago Sunday. Mr. Arie Dittmer was a Sunday supper guest in the EuClaire Meyer home. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wood and Randy were Sunday afternoon visitors ai\d supper guests in the home of her mother, Mrs. Christina Von Bank in Algona. Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fitch were Friday evening visitors in the F.arl Zwiefel home. Mrs. Linda Meister, Brett, Corey, and Dennis were Sunday dinner guests in the Bernard Meister home. Diane Moore of Mason City and Virginia Moore of Ankeny spent the weekend in the Levant Moore home. Virginia brought two little boys home with her, Craig and Danny Tiner, 5 and 6 years old, whom she has baby sat with. The boys wanted to see a farm. The Ed Kains of rural Algona and Mr. and Mrs. Art Leeck of St. Benedict were Tuesday evening visitors in the £rnst Nauman home, Mr. anil Mrs. Willis Etherington of Algona were Sunday evening visitors. Mrs. J. R. Thompson of Burt and her sister, Vuanita Rentz of Algona, visited Beverly Wegener Monday at the Humboldt Hospital. She gets about some with a walker. Her son, Scott, is home after spending several days in a Fort Dodge hospital, but will be on crutches for a couple of months. Mr. and Mrs. Ornie Behrends of Lone Rock were Tuesday evening visitors in the J. R. Thompson home. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Thompson received an announcement from their son-in-law, Rock Lindsay, of his graduation this May 10 from the University of Wisconsin. Mrs. Lindsay is the former Julie Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hansen and family of Bancroft were Saturday supper guests and Sunday dinner guests in the Richard Truakhill home. Joey, Steve and Danniel, children of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hansen, spent Sunday night and Monday in the Richard Trunkhill home. Mr. and Mrs. Hansen are preparing to move to Albia. Tom Trunkhill and Karen Boehm of Forest City were Sunday afternoon visitors and supper guests in the Richard Trunkhill home. Mr. and Mrs. Jody Cunningham of Burt were also Sunday afternoon visitors. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Thomp- Measles Epidemic On The Upserge in Iowa The measles epidemic in Iowa is on the upsurge after a brief decline in March. Commissioner of Public Health Norman L. Pawlewski announced today. In the first three months of 1975 more than 300 cases of measles were reported in the state of Iowa as compared with less than half that number reported for the entire 12 months of 1974. At this time, last year, only seven cases of measles had been reported to the Iowa State Department of Health. Measles epidemics have been reported in Floyd, Black Hawk, Mitchell, Howard, Polk, Pottawattamie, Warren and Greene counties and health officials fear the epidemic will continue through the school year. According to Pawlewski, three groups of children should be vaccinated immediately. The first group includes those children who never have had measles or measles vaccine. The second group includes those who were given gammaglobulin along with 'I'leir measles vaccine. "If it is not known whether gammaglobulin was given, children who were immuni/ed before 1968 should he re-vaccinated," Pawlewski said. Children who were immunized before the age of one year should be re-vaccinated immediately because measles vaccine might not be effective if given at such an early age. Efforts by health officials throughout the state are under way to combat the measles problem, Pawkwski said. When a case of measles is reported in a school, a clinic is held within 48 hours to vaccinate all children in that school, as well as their brothers and sisters. Then attempts are made in every element a/} 1 school in the county to determine who needs to be immunized, and the vaccine is administered as soon as possible. Too often, however, the initial cases of measles are not reported immediately to the state health department, and the disease hits epidemic proportions before the clinics can be held. "A single case of measles in a school setting provides the potential for an epidemic, " Pawlewski said, acM- ing that due to its communicability there has rarely been one isolated case of measles in an elementary school child. Many times the disease is transmitted prior to an individual's knowing he has measles since the contagious period for measles is usually three days before ar>d three days after the rash appears. Pawlewski advised that children be immunized also against rubella (German measles) at this time since slightly less than half of the children in Iowa have .../. 'leen immunized against that disease since 1970. A combined measles/rubella vaccine has been available since 1972, and parents who are not certain whet'.ir their children have received immunizations for these A substantial interest penalty is required for early withdrawal on all certificates. Worth Money Trade in your old Furniture. You are invited to Bjua- troms Furniture. COMPLETE HOME FURNISHINGS Established IMS Carpeting, Floor Covering, Large Selections. Use oar easy payment plan. BJUSTROM'S FURNITURE COMPANY Algena, Iowa ESR-16 Amana ESR-16 Energy SavingTM refrigerator uses only 1.8 Kilowatt hours per day. Other comparable refrigerators use up to 4.5 kilowatt hours per day — 2 1 /2 times the energy. Easy manual defrosting as required in the freezer section. The refrigerator section defrosts itself automatically. 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