Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on May 29, 1975 · Page 6
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Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa · Page 6

Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, May 29, 1975
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TITOiVKA TOPIC Official Newspaper of Titonka, Iowa 50489 PHILIP J. JABEN, Publisher Second Class Postage PaW At Titonfca, Iowa Published Each Thursday SUBSCRIPTION RATES, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE Kossruth and Surrounding Iowa Counties, $4.00 per year All Other United States Addresses, $5.00 per year All subscriptions'going to points within the county and Titonka trade territory are considered continuing yearly subscriptions to be discontinued only upon notice from subscribers or at the publisher's discretion. MEMBER Anoclitlon • Foundtd 1888 Ley Explaines New Tractor Safety Sfanderd! AMI'S: \ firm s itVty stand- .ii\: concorniiis use of ROPS (K >; '-_nv[ protective structures) '<••• .'.criciiltur.il tractors ;oes in•>• i-t'fect j.rae 1, 1-)75, nntion- i!!y uic! o(i ..lays later in Iowa. D i!e Hull, extension agri- '•iikurnl engineer .it lo.v.i State U.mvrsily, cxpl.iins that Iowa .ver.itus uiv.icr a state plan ap: i:..\v,! !.y Feileral OS11A (Ctcu- national Safety and Health Act.) About 30 days are needed to get the ROPS standard approved for low.i. That's the reason for the difference in state and federal effective dates. Flze federal standard requires th.it agricultural tractors manufactured after October 25, 1976 shall meet a number of requirements including: (1) A roll-over protective structure shall be provided by the employer for each tractor operated by an employee. "This C.TJI be an approved safety cab or a metal protective frame." Hull said. (2) Where roll-over protective structures are required, an employer must provide each tractor with an approved seatbelt. The employer must require that each employee uses the seatbelt while the tractor is moving and that the seatbelt is tightened sufficiently to confine the driver to the protected area. These ROPS standards do not apply on low profile tractors in use in orchards, vineyards, or hop yards, or inside a farm building or greenhouse where vertical clearance requirements would substantially interfere with normal operation or where vertical clearance is insufficient to allow a ROPS-equipped tractor to operate. Another exception to the standards is on tractors used with mounted equipment that is incompatible with ROPS such as cornpickers. If ROPS arc removed for any reason, the standards require they shall be re-mounted. The standards also require that every employee operating an agricultural tractor shall be informed of the operating practices outlined in the rules and of any other practices dictated by die work environment. Such information shall be provided at the time of initial assignment and at least annually thereafter. Hull said an employer must be able to prove in writing that each employee has been Listruc- ted. The employee operating instructions to be given by the em- ployer must include the following! —Securely fasten your seatbelt if the tractor has a roil-over protective structure. —Where possible, avoid operating the tractor near ditches, embankments and holes. —Reduce speed when turning, crossing slopes, and on rough, slick or muddy surfaces. —Stay off slopes too steep for safe operation. —Watch where you are going, especially at row ends, on roads and around trees. —Do not permit others to ride. —Operate the tractor smoothly. Do not make jerky turns, starts or stops. —Hitch only to the drawbar and hitch points recommended by tractor manufacturers. —When tractor is stopped, set brakes securely and use park lock if available. Five Area Students Awarded Degrees At UNI CEDAR FALLS: Five students from the Titonka area were among 1,158 candidates for degrees at commencement exercises held Saturday, May 17, at the University of Northern Iowa. Graduating with high honors was Marlys Eden of Titonka who received her B. A. in elementary education, lower, teaching. Wesley area graduates were Linda Beal, B.A., elementary education, reading, teaching; and Eileen Nelson, B. A., elementary education, lower, \ teaching; both graduating with honors; and Shirley Haverly, THE TITONKA TOPIC MAY 29,1975 — Page 2 — B.A., speech pathology, teaching} and Gerald Johnson, B. A., management. ^ USE TOPIC WANT AVS Redenius Ins. Agency Phone 928-2263 can tell you about. . . Titonka, Iowa The ArKhffltKcof CROP HAIL LOSSES Midw«t formers } $150.00 P/A to plant CORN Invert -(Est.) ) $117.00 P/AtopUnt SOYBEANS >103tOO-*ieaOO m more It thccrop is LOST TO HAIL. number oftcrtt you pUn tpgrow.,. Isn't it worth a lew dollars per acre to protect yourself from not only losing your crop and your lncome...bul even your farm. • An t-q-j'cs ,lqr", 'or *.p!( on the laM !wo yoai av(;f- lma rostS rind gram OHLOS DON'T MISS IT! JAYCEE CLUB RAFFLE Saturday, June 7th — PRIZES — PRIZE • OONATOR 'Electronic Calculator Beed Hardware Poi k Loin Heyer Livestock Socket Wrench.Set Anderson Implement $25.00 Bond Titonka Savings Bank $25.00 Bond Boyken Insurance Agency DONATION: $1.00 FOOD Befty Crocker Assorted BfSjl Hamburger Helper mjjfi 67$ Shell HHHJ No-Pest Strips $1.69 Wonder 100% Whole Wheat Bread 2 Loaves 89$ Polly Meadows (^^W( 1//2 9 allon Ice Cream ..«P 79$ Wet Ones K,ai, j.t p M H.d H Oist TowelettesSl .09 Marshmallows Butt , r Topp 10 oz_b ag Cottage Bread 2 89$ Wilson's Ring Bologna ring 89$ Wilson's Chopped Pork $1.09 Center Cut Pork Chops > $1.09 Corn King Franks.. 12 oz. pkg. 69* Butt'r Topp Big Value Bread 3 - $1.00 Lysol 14 oz. aerosol can Disinfectant $1.59 Marigold Assorted Popcicles 6 39$ Borden's American Cheese Slices 89$ Adolph Unseasoned 3l /2 oz. jar Meat Tenderizer 490 Musselman's ^s& 3Q3 c Apple Sauce S 31 can No. 1 Bananas 4 "-89$ Northern Grown Potatoes 10 "79$ California pints $1.00 Jumbo 36 size Canteloupe. each 59$ Tendersweet CORN Cream Style or Whole Kernel 303 cans 2 65( We reserve the right to limit quantities Special Price* Good Thursday, Friday and Saturday at.... EARL'S MARKET Phone 928-2138 A CARDINAL FOOD STORE Titonk*,

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