Titonka Topic from Titonka, Iowa on July 17, 1975 · Page 1
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Titonka, Iowa
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Thursday, July 17, 1975
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y and ,; Slave Auction The Titonk Nomination Papers Available Af Bank Nomination papers •MB^ Union Slough To Open for Two Sunday TOUB R Na " 0nal Wild Refuge will bo open for „ P ' 20 d 27 fay ^oons, July „ Md 27 from 1:00 to 6-m People wanting to drive th ? "' our route should enter the fuge at the R e fu ge Shop • «'iner Residents To Observe Anniversary - • 9 Service Held Salurday For J. Bryan Asa, 78 J. Bryan Asa, 78, a well nes°dT Alg ° na man » died Wed- Kossuth County Hospital.' He ^ had not b een well for some Ume. t±f al ,™ e ? we - held final Rites Held For Henry Sleper Of Tifonka Funeral services for Henry W. Sleper, 62, were held Wed- e t Methodist Church with the Rev. George S. Sayder of- was i r Cemetary. Honorary Bearers were members of the High Twelve c£b or. Algona. Pallbearers were nephews A\a D"' r Hh l Ilip Asa « Kenneth and'R £ l^ 3 ' Anth ony and Robert Dickerson • r- • "*• dL LUC Bnff i n™ Lutheran Church in Buffalo Center with the Rev Arvid Harklau officiating. Burial was in Craceland Cemetary. pallbearers were Jim Gibson, Canton Larson, Glen L: Heiko Meyering, Vern and Albert Sleper Jr Henry Wayne Slep'er, son of Mn A. and Maggie Heitland ^leper, was born Nov 3 1912 near Titonka. While still an infant his parents moved to the town of Titonka where he re- W lfe in I Winnebago Counties. On Dec. 28, 1934 he was «amed to Ona Barton at the home of her parents near Titonka. He farmed f or many ea . In orde r to permit equal viewing for all of thos ed in wildlife, no mo will be permitted 011 the / ef Refuge Manager Jack Worn!' We .suggests that those interest- ea m Participating i n the Ant Tour, closely observe weathnr condition, in the area. Ex ces s ive moisture could necessitat " abT CGlin \ thC tOUr ' If unf avor- able weather makes the rof road impassable for either date an announcement will be made' on stations KLGA, Al RO na and KBEW, B]ue Eartff r e ' ^ mg cancellation. Refuge personnel will provide spotting scopes at obsUa- t'on points along thc route but visitors should bring binocu'larT f or ^he best viewing enjoyment. 1 he nature trail, picnic «ea and p rairic g^land area are open seven days a week ui- til September 15. - -ersary witli an ooen 553.?-^ Church, Laknta i ' *"""Ji.a. l nere will 1 a short program at 2:30 p. m ing sent A 31 imiUtions are be"-O "tcGnti, Plan Open House For Mr. and Mrs. C.W. Smith Members of the Titonka City tCe ° e " n " land Panning commit-^ tees working on the proposed Gnu, ; City Park in Titoria met at the Kountry Kitchen Monday The Layout and Pl arming mmitte presented a layout of Mrs. Ted A held S, avj Jl(Jy fenced, east of the a. He attended rural schools near Enterprise and serv- serv '• Tractor until 1930. "J.B." was married to Pearl rrl Za fn lg0na0nJune5 . "29 1 the following year th moved to a farm north of i where they farmed until m to Algona in 1944. rt, " 6 WasT "> Active member of the First United Methodist Church Methodist Men's Club, on the ' Methodist District Parsonage committee, a member of Prudence Lodge No. 205, A.F, & . Since the first of the year Mr. S eper's health failed continually. On July 4 he was taken ,to the Buffalo Center Hospi- Ulwhe, he died the following Survivors include his wife Ona; one son, C ary of Battle ' Creek Mida.; two daughters, Mrs. Jeanne McClinton of Des Moines, and Mrs. Jerry (Joyce) "«»« of Maxwell; ^JrLSi children; one brother, Albert . Sleper of Titonka; three . MB. Arend (Grace) of Titonka, Mrs. Al"° fBuf ^lo Center, Mrs. R ay (Harriet) Ri ppe ' n . trop of Titoflka; afld J PPn Doris Smidt Named U Of I Honor Student IOWA CITY: Doris Smidt of iitonka, a sophomore in The University of Iowa College of Nursing during the second semester 1974-75, is among 180 students in the college who have received commendation for su- penor grades during the fall term. Dean Evelyn Barritt of the college recognized those students who attained a grade average of J. a (halfway between a "B" and and "A") or better for 12 semester hours or more of credit. nculture. , be located j swimming pool, —* P-9-ss will be - - -—w I.A a. -Hit . J tIC arrived in the United states sev era! weeks ago for an e*e"de d v«.t and have had an orfpoSn ity to experience life here Lunch will be served. ' Attend Orientation in the Coll e sc ^ From all indications, smair°foo b cf fJcV 0 ° " the f F o°r Xf Aft InC '' th »y n wero d ho t ptog for. After considerable checking it seems that f inanci . a most imp os ible to £ Programs the Givens property. ne presentation of the Shel ter House Committee received " the most attention. A plan for the 28- x 80' structure was an Proved and bids will be received on the plans. The building mth C ° ntainasee -thru fireplace *J* LflS CSnrfir ivif'K *-I of dividing the buildingV " half to accomodate two groups It is estimated that the cost of* the shelter house will be in the neighborhood of $18,000 be , »v« me IO CS; $i>, 0 tor tennis courts; $1,000 for The U.S. Department of A~- nculturc today called for com! ments on its proposed determina- 1 of the Order of Eastern Star Veteran o f World War I Barracks No. 668, Modern Woodmen of America ~ Mr Sleper was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, Mrs. Orval (Gertie) Buf fington. ' n_ ..s. R . ;AbuBekr Temple, A.A.O.N.M.S. Sioux City and the Kossuth Shrine Club. He is survived by his wife, Pearl; four brothers and four steis: Fred Asa of Algona, of Rutland, John of ' Mat . "^^-les of Portland oV MrS ' H ' L - (^a) Dicker- of Moweaqua, 111. . Mrs (Bessie) Jenkins of New La " ' Mis. Oscar (Mary) of Oshkosh, Wis - Mr. Asa was preceded in J* !!? parents ' tw ° br ers, Edward and James, and two sisters, Mrs.; Hallie Davidson and Mrs. Leila Billinggley Masonic Rites were held at 8:00 p.m. Friday in the Chapel of the Wilson Funeral Home. |ey Motor Co. Receives rord-Service Citation Ley Motor Co. of Lakota has been awarded the Ford Motor Company's Distinguished Service Citation for outstanding customer service Walter S. Waila, general manager of Ford Parts and Ser- wceDlvfaion, said, "Ley Motors " ,h ^ J 7 Proud of ^ceiving this distinction for its service department employees. It ranks them in the upper 15 per cent of Ford and Lincoln-Mercury service personnel nationally. '1 he employees at Ley Motor Co are proud of this award. ' We will continue to do our level best to serve all the automotive service needs of our customers, » Dave Ley, manager, said. Extinguish Car Fire >< ' According to recent Joxfire will locate in Mitchell S.D. and.the plant wil 1 probably be built with private fi nanc _ xn 'e effort expended in an attempt to - -o- was gained in the event another industry might wish to locate in the commun ity at a future date. Check Farm Buildings For Common Hazards Accidents in and around farm buildings rate high on the list 0 T causes of work injuries and i tahties among farmers. ruK?*:, 1 / 3 *" 1 Safety Week jmy ^5-31, says Dale Hull, extension agricultural engineer at Iowa State University If s I good time to check farm buildings for hazards that cause acci dents which are sometimes fatal. Hull c ,tes some suggestions m reducing such hazards: falls can be reduced by providing adequate ladders. Many side 5 ! M i " Stance ' have no outside ladders to use in putting up blower pi pC) and few lad * ' have protective hoops . Animals continue to cause injuries and death. Provide for a quick esqape from a pen or exercise yard. Wear steel-toed --~.,-lAjjctLion regulations relative to: -The National Feed Grain Allotment. The Secretary announced on April 10 that the ^ 76 .Y«at allotment would be i mil ! lon acres - (The Secretary « required to announce the e V ac e h a ye a ar t fol| ent: ^ April]5 ' of ^^^FSP? 7 "'" for the 1976 crops must be'Tn- 0 " nounced by December 31, 1975.) --Whether there should be a ' set aside requirement for feed gjams and wheat for the 1976 such a requirement. -Whether there should be a fo7tifpTo^ r additiona l diversion lorthc 1976 crops and, if so the extent of such diversion and Payment rate therefor. —The loan rate for the crop of feed grains including le ra cl <s and 4 pnh Most costs are strictly esti- -ates and it is hoped thaf dose to exact figures will be available when the group meets again on Monday, August Tl 11 Plans progress as is hoped some ground leveling work wUl ^« fhis week, and other work could be started before the next meeting. Much of this will d^ Pend on the availability of the contractors. - ~^^^^"«^ Cindy JoAnn Holtorf and Dennis Lee Rippentrop were united in marriage Saturday J ^, 21 at ^e Immanuel Luther an Church, rural Titonka. R ev Jed I Agar conducted the 1;30 double ring ceremony. Parents of the couple are Mr Holtorf ' land and Michelle Vodraska Thpv carried daisies in their The groom was attended Candelabra decorated with carnation, and greenery and altar flowers graced the altar of Ur u Ch> Gayle Bec ^r fur- the nuptial music and Sue Elman as she man «sang -The Lord's Prayer . " - The bride, gi ve n in marriage yPare " tS , on- dress of sheer or Ean - j=a and crocheted lace. The A reception was held in the church parlors following the ceremony. Mr. and MB. Brent law Sda ' hSiiterand Brother-in- law of the groom, were host and hostess. Pam- Holtorf was at ^e guest book> MK< Hen Radmaker and Mrs. Herman Cruis poured coffee, and Mrs. LaVe mHoltorf andM K . Jim Kapler cut the wedding cake Roberta Gray and Inez poured ' and Kay — -.v. iwiauu Was matron / honor, and bridesmaids We °e Julie Holtorf and Dawn StSfea son. Their dresses were of flock ed polyester crepe material The candlelighters were Traci Egesdal and Chris Vodraska * lower girls were Lisa Wei- —, ' ' "i v i''_ °f liquid and gas fuels will help to reduce the incidence of burns. Location of *or.ge for fuels should include saletly considerations Increasing numbers of explosions and injury from noxious Base, in silos and manuTe~sto~rage need for improved ' prevention. On ' hand, a loose stave > storing haylage or other low moisture silage is an invitation ^spontaneous ignition and a fire trap for humans. «n P ulkof bonding or ties of all metal work B an invitation to shocks, elec- tocution and fires. Pesticides should be stored in a separate locked structure or S a locked room. The major requirement for locking up' pesticides is to prevent access by chiWren who are unaware of the -Other related provisions necessary to carry out the loan and purchase program and tlT set aside program. Prior to making the determinations, consideration will be given to any written comments received by the Director, Grain Oilseeds and Cotton Division ' Agricultural Stabilization a,!d Conservation Service, U S De Partment of Agriculture, Wash " ington, D.C. 20250, not later" than August 4 Which is 30 days alter publication of this mem in the Federal RegiSo""' All written submissions will be made available for public inspection at the Office of the Director, R oom S741 A ™« ture Department's South Building, during regular business hours, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. New Jobs Bill Can Aid Rock Island Line New legislation which would both create jobs for the unemployed and provide a shot in the <irm lor our troubled railroad is on the horizon — the Emer"- f nC y Rail Transportation Improvement and Employment Act was passed by the SenL on May 16 and is now under consideration in the House of ' sentatives. set wo set up a special $60Q Public service jobs progr would put people to woTkep J? *, generall V rehabilitating roadbeds and other railway fa! 8 work on their own ' to do the SJZSSXt'ZgSZ land m getting back on its feet and of course it will prov id e ne ' w ^opportunities in our state as The proposed new law offers the same benefit, nationwide! With over 5, 000 rail accidents a year caused by track de t-pi-i ,•.„.,».: , ' " itl -tt ae- The Titonka American Legion Auxiliary met Monday, July 7 at the Kountry Kitchen with Past Presidents as hostesses. 18 members were present. Following the business meeting, installation of officers for the J.-V5-76 year was held with Mary Oesterreicher in charge Members elected we're Pat Hames, president; Mildred Boy- S^pS'SS^ ^szzssr* ' the country either shut the " °7, nder " g ° slow " orders, the need for roadbed repair is ^gent. And this kind of mar 8 in of Dis- that will help keep them running until more peJanent The need for continuing 5 the bride ' th the couple is at home on a farm near Elma, Iowa. j the grain in the bin to be" ,rs:, s _^.'™™£™ ! m grain bins ( -jcation by being into the gra i n as the bin ---s. Prevent this by install- »g an mterior ladder or support. Lunch was served from a decorated tea table by the Past Presidents Parley a oyment is predicted ' abovealn / « end of this year an? h l em u am at levek nea ^y as high through 1976 at least. Ex- «»g public service jobs pro . f £ absorbin8 only • frac - '• IM. Wonka Senior Citizens The Titonka Senior Citizens will have their evening card party Monday, July 21 at 7:00w P th o 0, 000 simultaneousirtacKwour 1 " gent problems as effectively as this bill does. We're hopefS S^M^l^-^Ponlt soon as possible.

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