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I I Local Happenings \ | by SHIRLEY JAR EN Mr. and Mrs. Dale Bartelt of Storm Lake were weekend visitors in the parental Harry Bartelt home. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Beed, J 1and Mrs - Elmer Engelbarts and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Peterson attended the performance of the "River City Chorus" re- knowned barbershoppers at the Roosevelt Field House in Mason City on Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jaren. Mr. and Mrs. Wallace Baumeister of Osseo, Minn., Mr. and Mrs. M.G. Bird of Robbinsdale. Minn, and Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Bird of Sauk Centre, Minn, on- joyed dinner at the Holiday House at St. Peter, Minn, on Saturday evening. The occasion was a belated celebration in honor of Shirley's birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Van Hove were a week ago Friday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harms. Mr. and Mrs. Earl Knudson and Dr. John Lesiak were Monday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jaren. DeVRIES Auction Sales EVERY Tues. 7:30 p.m. Hogs and sheep will be sold the first part of sale. DeVRIES AUCTION CO. BUFFALO CENTER. IOWA Friday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Hansen were Mr. and Mrs. Allyn Brink of LuVerne. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Van Hove, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Van Hove, and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Van Hove, Mrs. Tena Van Hove and Mrs. Katie Wickers, all of Ackley, were Sunday visitors a week ago in the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Van Hove at Buffalo Center. Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Christensen were Mr. and Mrs. Vcrn Rafdal, Mrs. Irma Doege, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Christensen of Waverly, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Plumb of Algona, Mr. Ross Buffington, Mrs. Gladys Christensen and Mr. and Mrs. Garwin Rafdal. Afternoon callers were Mrs. Wendell Christensen and family and Mr. and Mrs. Roger Wubben and Nikki. The occasion was in honor of Vevn and Carol Rafdal's and Katliy Chris- tenscn's birthdays. Mrs. Minnie Oesterreicher was a Sunday evening visitor in the home of Mrs. Helen Jaren. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Boekelman were Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Evans and family at Buffalo Center. Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Akkerman were Sunday afternoon callers in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Mclvtn Anderson at Forest City. Dusty Thompson and Cheryl Hansen of Forest City were Sunday supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phil laren. Sunday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Reg Schutjer were Mr, and Mrs. Jerry Boekelman, Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Schutjer and Mr. and Mrs. Sophus Nelson. "I BLAKE FUNERAL HOME .PHONE 928-273B TITONKA. IOWA R. -4^^- -^H^. -4M^ -«M^ •<•»»• ^BS» -^^^ •^•^K. ••• — " — — ^^^^ ^^^"- ««^B»> ^H^w •MOMfr- ««••»• .^Mb. _. SUPERSIARTERS Only SOLID STATE LAWN-BOY S gives you this exclusive starting combination: (A) Solid State Ignition for Quick Starts because it creates a hotter spark than conventional mowers (B) New Simplified Carburetor for Sure Starts because it has 1/3 fewer parts to go wrong compared with other mowers Fixetl-|el carburetor never needs adjusting Offset front wheels permit front/side discharge of grass Fingertip levers adjust to 6 cutting heights Patented* sale! 1 contour and deflector bar In discharge chute Under-lhe- deck muffler for quiet operation Rugged auslempered carbon steel blade 'Farmers Co-op Oil Co. MOTHER'S DAY GREETINGS Sunday, May 11th is Mother's Day, a day set aside to honor Mother, whose gentle hands soothed our bruises, calmed our fears, lifted our spirits, and whose loving care was a haven in any storm. Don't forget Mother on Mother's Day, May llth, honor her mis day and every day of the year. Titonka Savings Bank MEMBEH" J'EDBRAL RESERVE* J3Y8TEM THE TITONKA TOPIC May 8, 1975 — Pa&e 5 — \ . Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation , Mr. and Mrs. A.C. Miller spent the weekend visiting in the home of Mrs. Dorothy Meh- lan at Greene. Mr. and Mrs. Art Boyken spent Saturday and Sunday in Ames where they attended the Veisha parade and the musical production "Applause" with LaMonte Gray. They returned home on Sunday. Mr. A.C. Miller was a patient at Park Hospital in Mason City for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings, Mr. Dwight Graham, Mrs. Lillian Graham, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Graham and son, and Jay Graham of Burt, Mrs. Jake Godden of Algona, and Milton Farrow, Mrs. Leo Fox of Burt, and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ringsdorf attended the funeral of Mrs. Eda Crook held at the Peterson Funeral Home in Mason City last Thursday. Mrs. Blanch Williams and Mr. and Mrs. Hudson and Scot of Marion were overnight guests April 30 in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jennings. They also attended the funeral of Mrs. Crook. Weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Honken were Mr. and Mrs. Roy H. Johnson of Madison, S.D. On Sunday they attended a housewarming for Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Moe of Lake Mills. Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Senne, Brenda and Becky, of Thompson were Sunday dinner guests in the Reka Koch home. They were all afternoon coffee guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Baade. Mrs. Reka Koch and Louise Senne visited Mrs. Lottie Christ at Lakota Sunday evening. BARBECUED RIBS- All you can eat for $3.00 at the Office lounge on Friday, May 9 from 6;30 p. m. to 10:30 p. m. Saturday supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Don Graham were Mrs. Lawrence Blocker and Donnie of Forest City and Bill Blocker of Minneapolis. Sunday callers were Mrs. Lillian Graham and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Stenzel, Laura and Susan, of Delavan, Minn. Mr. and Mrs. John S. Rippentrop were Thursday evening visit jrs in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Kettwick. Sunday supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Krantz were Betty Christensen of Houston, Tex., Mrs. James Christensen of Burt and Mrs. Douglas Hinkle and daughters of Ames. Evening callers were Mr. and Mrs. Noel Krantz and family and Mr. and Mrs. Dverg Krantz and family. Tuesday supper guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jaren were Mrs. Helen Jaren, Mrs. George Buttes and Chris, Cheryl Jaren, Marcia Behrends and Dr. John Lesiak. Evening callers were Mjs. Charles Beed and Charla and Jean Follman. Mrs. Bertha Rippentrop, Hilda Meyer and Melanie Gatton of Algona were Sunday afternoon callers in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Kettwick. Mr. and Mrs. Gene Krominga were Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. James Hobbs at Crystal Lake. Phone 928-2614 Titonka, Iowa HIGH QUALITY GERMINATION FUNK'S G-HYBRIDS see: " Doug Mechler Phone 928 2323 Titonka, Iowa Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Sachau were Mr. and Mrs. Henry Van Hove. Mary Oesterreicher entertained at bridge on Tuesday afternoon at Jier home. Leone Intermill was a guest. Cheryl Jaren and Marcia Behrends drove to Des Moines on Sunday evening to meet Mrs. George Buttes and Chris of Fresno, Cal. at the airport and bring them to Titonka. They visited for several clays in the home of Mrs. Buttes 1 parents, Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jaren while George was attending afield sales training school session in Pittsburgh, Pa. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Van Hove were Sunday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fisher. Mrs. George Buttes and Chris of Fresno, Cal. and Mrs. Kent Krominga and Deanna were Tuesday dinner guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Haverly at Wesley. Mrs. Leone Intermill was a Sunday visitor in the home of Mr. Charles Reckcr at Bancroft. Monday coffee guests in the home of Mrs. Helen Jaren were Mr. and Mrs. Phil Jaren, Mrs. George Buttes and Chris of Fresno, Cal., Cheryl Jaren, Marcia Behrends and Mrs. Kent Krominga and Deanna. Mrs. Mary Oesterreicher was also an afternoon caller. Mr. and Mrs. C.B. Giesking were Sunday afternoon visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ubbe Ubben. Mrs. Robert Budlong entered Mercy Hospital in Mason City on Monday evening. LIBRARY HOURS Monday 2:00-5:00 Tuesday 2:00-5:00 Wednesday 7:00-9:00 Thursday 2:00-5:00 Saturday 1:00-5:00 Mrs. LcRoy Bruns entertained the German Valley birthday club in her home on Tuesday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Redenius and Arlene drove to Fort Dodge on Sunday where they were guests in the home of their son and family, Mr. and Mrs. Allan Redenius. BARBECUED RIBS- All you can eat for $3.00 at the Office Lounge on Friday, May 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p. m. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Janssen of Buffalo Center were Sunday callers in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Radmaker. Evening visitors were Mr. and Mrs. Herman Harms. Mrs. Gene Krominga visited in the Clyde Hobbs and Louise Hansmeier homes in Crystal Lake and in the Lyle Docge home late Sunday afternoon. Mr. and Mrs. Harm Huisinga visited in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jans Tapper at Hampton on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Theo Klemcs- rud of Thompson stopped at the Phil Jaren home on Monday evening for a brief visit. Mr. and Mrs. C.F. Callics spent the weekend at Upper Hay Lake, Jenkins, Minn, opening their cottage for the summer. They reported that the ice didn't go out of the lake until Sunday and the season up there will be at least two weeks late. Mr. John Rode is recuperating from surgery at Mercy Hospital in Mason City. His room number is 406. Mrs. Ellen Boelkes was a Thursday and Friday visitor in the home of her daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hansen and family at Alton. The occasion was in honor of her grandson Mark's 2nd birthday. Mrs. Max Goldman visited friends ia Titonka on Monday afternoon. Sunday evening visitors in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Krominga were Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Hobbs of Woden. SCHOOL LUNCH MENU I -^—••>—*-^S—•—»«_»—*V_JV_^, MONDAY: Wiener on a bun, French fries, buttered corn, raisin bar, milk. TUESDAY: Shrimp with sauce, mashed potatoes and butter, carrot and celery sticks, sind- wich, apple sauce, milk. WEDNESDAY: Goulash, cabbage salad, school-made French bread, peach half, milk. THURSDAY: Scalloped potatoes and ham, buttered peas, peanut butter sandwich, rice la'ispic bar, milk. FRIDAY: Hamburger corn casserole, lettuce salad, cheese sandwich, apple, milk. A CUT m ABOVE THE REST! 7 HP Fairway Riding Mower 8 HP Emperor Riding Mower 8 HP Lawn Tractor Test drive on Ariens Time Machine! The Ariens Time Machines let you get the lawn done faster and move on to what you really want to do. Ariens offers 8 Riding Mowers and two Lawn Tractors: all feature clean, crisp no-scalp mowing, rugged construction, and superb handling. Buy yourself extra leisure hours; see the Ariens Time Machines at: Farmers Co-op Oil Co. Titonka, Iowa CHURCH NEWS GOOD HOPE LUTHERAN CHURCH Herbert C. Hanson, Patter Sunday, May 11 8:55 a.m. Sunday School and Adult Sunday School Class. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service with Baccalaureate. Thursday, May 8 8:00 p.m. Ascension Day Service 9:00 p.m. Senior Class Choral rehearsal. Friday, May 9 7:30 p.m. Circle Bible leaders. Tuesday, May 13 8:00 p.m. Joy Circle at church. Mrs. Jerry Boekelman. hostess: Verla Circle at Mrs. George Schuster's. Wednesday, May 14 9:15 a.m. Lorraine Circle at the church. Mrs. Martha Boyken. hostess. 1:30 p.m. Alice Circle at church and goes to Care Center for program and lunch at 2:00: Jan Circle at the church. Mrs. Arnold Brandt, hostess. 7:30 p.m. Junior Choir rehearsal IMMAMUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH Ted Ager, Paster Sunday, May 11 8:55 a.m. 7lh gr. Confirmation. 8:55 a.m. Sunday School. 10:00 a.m. Baccalaureate Worship Service. Thursday, May 8 8:00 p.m. Ascension Day Service Wednesday, May 14 6:15 p.m. 8th. gr. Confirmation. 7:30 p.m. Junior Choir practice. TITONKA UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Roy Hjelmaas, Pastor Sunday, May 11 9:15 a.m. Sunday School. 10:30 a.m. Worship Service and Baccalaureate. Wednesday, May 14 8:30 a.m. UMW May Breakfast. Junior Choir after school. RAMSEY REFORMED CHURCH Rev. John Jannsen, Pastor Sunday, May 11 9:30 a.m. Worship Service. 10:45 a.m. Sunday School. 7:30 p.m. Worship Service and Baccalaureate. Thursday, May 8 8:00 p.m. Ascension Day Service Tuesday, May 13 8:00 p.m. Esther Circle. Wednesday, May 14 7:30 p.m. Choir rehearsal. 8:15 p.m. Youth Fellowship. Thursday, May 15 1:30 p.m. Ruth Circle. DOAN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Roy Hjelmaas, Pastor Sunday, May 11 9:00 a.m. Worship Service and Baccalaureate. 10:00 a.m. Sunday School. $ i LEGAL NOTICES": I "YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW" \ Titonka, Iowa May 1, 1975 COUNCIL PROCEEDINGS Cily council met in regular session, Thursday, May 1, 1975, at 7:30 p. m. in the council room of City Hall with council men Boyken, Heyer, Jaren, Krominga and Schuster attending. Also present: Carol Sorenson, Albert Loeschen, Mrs. Edith McDonald, Julie McDonald, A.J. Budlong, Gary Hoover, Richard Countryman, Henry Mayland, Jr, , Jerry Boekelman, Loren Hansen, Bill Kiley and Clerk Alke. Minutes of April 3rd meeting were approved and financial reports accepted. Trustees of Buffalo and German Townships attended the meeting and discussed the levy for operation of the Community Farm Fire Company. Carol Sorenson discussed with the council a proposed summer recreation program. Motion passed suspending the rule requiring three readings and Ordinance No. 523 was passed, adopted and approved. Planned the operation of the pool for the 1975 season with opening date to be May 31st. Planned the street program and letters are to be written requesting information as to the cost of seal coating. Motion was passed that the City council will not participate in the Endorsed Group Insurance coverage for the city clerk as voted at the April meeting and will not enroll in the LIM New Improved Health Benefit program for employees as the City is required to assume all costs for coverage for all employees. The City Council discussed the Planned Use Report for General Revenue Sharing - Entitlement Period 6 (7-1-75 to 6-30-76) in the amount of $9, 602. Letter from Department of Housing and Urban Development was read stating that Titonka lias been accepted into the National Flood Insurance Program as of 4-30-75. For the next 30 days property owners become eligible for flood insurance immediately. Bills listed below allowed for payment. Meeting adjourned. GENERAL FUND: Tifonka Telephone Co. ; Phone bill U.S. Post Office; Stamps Treasurer, State of Iowa; State Withholding Tax Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Witliholding Tax l.P.E. R.S.; IPERS Social Security; Social Security Myrtle G. Alke; Salary The Titonka Topic; Printing and supplies Iowa Municipal Finance Officers; Dues STREET FUND: William G. Kiley; Salary Beed Hardware; Supplies Farmers Coop Oil Co. ; Gas and oil Frank D. Fisher; Repair PUBLIC SAFETY FUND: William G. Kiley; Salary Loren D. Hansen; Salary Marshall and Swift; Laundry Harvey Heyer; Ambulance call Rolland S. Fox; Ambulance calls Joyce L. Giesking; Ambulance call Farmers Coop Oil Co. ; Gas and oil SANITATION FUND: Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill William G. Kiley; Salary Beed 'lard,-, ire; Supplies RECREATION FUND: Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill Titonka Senior Citizens Center: Rental aids WATER FUND: TreasurerjState of Iowa; Sales tax U.S. Post Office; Postal cards Interstate Power Co.; Electric bill William G. Kiley; Salary and postage North Central Public Service Co. ; Gas bill Myrtle G. Alke; Salary State Hygienic Laboratories; Tests Iowa Department of Environmental Quality; Certificates Beed Hardware; Supplies DEBT SERVICE FUND: lowa-Des Moines National Bank; Int. Coupons (sewer bonds) TRUST AND AGENCY FUND: Titonka Savings Bank; Federal Withholding Tax l.P.E. R. S.; IPERS Social Security; Social Security ROAD USE TAX FUND: Beed Hardware; Supplies Farmers Coop Oil Co. ;Gas and oil Franfc D. Fisher; Labor and repair (truck) Martin Marietta; Roadstone SEWER CONSTRUCTION FUND: North Central Public Service Co.; Gas bill Myrtle G. Alke; Salary Minnesota Valley Testing Laboratories; Tests United Building Centers; Material Colonial Research Chemical Corp.; Enzymes State Hygienic Laboratories; Tests Dept. of Environmental Quality; Certificates Beed Hardware; Supplies Farmers Coop Oil Co.; Gas William G. Kiley; Postage 4.20 10.00 38.21 181.10 111.46 186.29 137.42 64.71 10.00 $190.85 22.03 35.90 14.00 $ 40.00 506.12 1.36 4.71 9.41 4.71 15.40 $ 21.40 188.87 .89 $ 6.00 40.00 $ 88.91 12.00 466. 83 98.80 84.03 68.40 18.00 6.00 32.57 $150.00 $ 10.00 8.56 21.56 f 4.41 33.00 236.54 40.47 ATTEST: Walter Baade, Mayor $ 23.91 68.40 40.00 14.94 187.48 15.00 6.00 6.56 38.23 82 Myrtle G. Alke, City Clerk

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