The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 18, 1948 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 18, 1948
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STW/V •>. > "• ' •• /•"A " \'}' * f ** i' it > i > > •iv > M 4 \ By ftuss Wallet * * * r Mrs. E. C. McMahon, who Was assisting at the junior-senior banduet, recently, received ' a 'liumed call to come home , . . she did, wbrrying as any mother would as to what might have 'happened in her absence . . . ttfe reasort forf the call—the family dog was having pups. * + * We noied Campbell Humphrey 'cafryirfg a large • gOng around the other day, and asked him What was go* Ing on. Hir.explsriatiort: ih« ' Kiwanis dub had failed to take its oWn'jgong out to the Country club, where it now meets, and had been using ihe Rotary gong ... "and we got pretty disgusted with thai", said Campbell. There's gome belling going on dowri on South Dodge . . .'Bob McCUllough has a standing bet wilhiDoc Janse on whether or not Bob can skurik Jack Johnston' at cribbagc—a package to a carton. * * *!.Four petsons have volunteered to 'furnish a room in the new Sisters hbspiall in Algona. * * * '> Some of the friends of the Algona high band are ^trying to figure out ways and "means of raising funds to buy new., band uniforms ... a new uniform costs a"boutl$40, there are 60,.members 01 so ;in the band, and school funds cannot be used. '.;•:' * * ' * •*• •/" ORCHID OF THE WEEK: To Jess Lashbrook and the city street crew who paved the pot-hole; in the tar at the corner of North Moore and E. Call . .':. two blocks of concrete a year K- and we'd "REALLY have some streets, in a -few years. \. • \ * » - /' 'I It is against the law to shoot songbirds, and -some of it has been done by youngsters with becbee guns, according to complaints received by .enforcement i, officers -.^.j' the,, of f icers^oUnderj Dui'they want tb'p'olnV'otuVthat songbirds are not,; only' pleasant to haye around but are beneficial in other ways , . . Using .them as beebee gun targets is neither sportsmanlike nor smart. • > # x- * Jerry Allen called up the other day, .Wanted to know if we had anyone around -who could open 'a safe to which -the, combination was unknown . . . we have been accused of a number of things, but nobody has ever honored us with just this 1 type of tiling . we suggested he call Sheriff Art Cogjey on the theory that .the sheriff might know someone, • EITHER IN OR OUT OF JAIL, who :could do the job. * ' * * STATE OF THE NATION: Thai "unromantic Kansas City « bull which cost $10,600 recently figured in a court action. The judge decided that any bull which had an interest in sleeping and eating only was not worth $10,600 and that the purchaser did not pay that Amount . . . the bull had no comment on his likes and dislikes, * »•».•• • • Another chain letter, this time Irqm Minneapolis . \- . by not carrying -out instructions we just lost $5,000. * * * Not meaning to_,inlrude on Mr. Reese and his, qflffeq news, but we jotted down the' results of some coffee cup matching -and here is the box score; , Contestants —' John Thuente,'. Ray Besch; StucWThuente; Cecil McGinnis, Art Cogley, Bob ,,Nealyi of Burt, Al Weishaar: stuck—Nealy; Theo Herbst and ypurs* truly; stuck-ryours truly, t .*',*., To the newspaper foAkg et.Env metsburg and Layrens, congratulations on their regent well-de- Berved^awards for fh^ir papers, the Empie. tsburg Democrat in the state contests and the Laurens . S_yn 'Iff - the National Editorial Ass'n contest , . . gpod papers run byline peoples * V , * * / ..-, Yovmgdabi/of raised hec, •hlne§ in his s' ... heal with ment measure; pjen 35 tf" f - >,nfprce the , wajr,.m,ta^ p/ckinj plant, they by pickets •nor said if .they ths tew, the of; f ' t i ESTABLISHED 1865 Algona GirLOhe Of 5 to Be Chosen For England Trip Ardis KreseriskVi Algona, student at the University of Iowa, a daughter of Mr. anrf Mrs. A. E. Kresensky, is her own best representative, so her .friends think. Otherwise' thev wonder how she managed to be included in a student exchange trip to England as a fifth member when only .four were supposed to tro. ;' Ardis says she doesn't know top 'much about the trip yet. When she heard there was to be an ^exchange of students interested in pursuit of cultural activi- 'ties, she made investigatidh as to possibilities of coinc. Her first inquiry was at the First Presbvtoiian church hi Iowa City. She was JntQimed,.the director of activities w'riuld be in ' is was i^T^^^JPf^'^g-^r'-: V^, ahd before 'she. leit promised'the Itrioi' '• f "l Students • pay their' ,0™.. .^transportation but .malritain- ence in Enaland is furnished. The students on tour , spend their time actually visiting in English homes.* "^Jie purpose is to establish a better fellowship with Ihe yjounq people throucih first; hahrf^ contact. A group of five Emzlish students from Wimberly. a suburb of London, are in the United States now under-this Presbyterian church-sponsored plan, Ardis sails on^TJune 29 from New York on the*SS Marine , Tiger. and will dqck at Southhamp- con. She is to return August 25. on the Marine Jumper. ( The English trio isn't the only nice, .thing that Jias happened to 'Ardis this school year. ' The past s|nftSter she has , . on 'Mondays/ The Jrogram ^features' reading of famous '. short stories. The radio 'spot* came as easily as the student trio. May Join Park And Playground II l *I 1 /*"! Uninn lily An offort'to combina the functions of the city park board and a .-playground commission will be made by the city council, Repre- sqntatives, of the park board and the'.old playground committee, have been invited to meet with the .council May J27 to coordinate the, functions, of ihe ,two groups. < At the council meeting last Thursday,- othor> matters of general interest were also taken up, WitH the result that a study is to •be made of a request for a storm sewer at the rear of the Scanlan- Naudain property on State St. Extension ..of the industrial district and fire zone is another matter which Lewis Ferguson, city engineer, has been asked to check. Safety signs were approved and will b«-' erected by the police department, The American Le- [riort is donating the signs. No lefinite word as to delivery has yet been received with regard to State St. "stop" and "go" signs, and more work along that line is underway. A call for bids for new heat- ng plants for municipal bu.ild- n|s resulted in the awarding of contracts for one job to Funk & Diem and another job to J 3 . B. Irons. A building permit was jgranted Dale Cvjlbertspn .for construction of a new $7,QOQ home on North Minnesota St. . , Nab 9V2 Lb. Northern In River Here All the' fishermen in the county. were flocking' to the old river channel just north t of the Paul Ernst station on highway 169, Monday, after a "big strike" in northerns was made Saturday and Sun- Largest catch was made Saturday by a LuVerne man, -Who hooked a ndcihern that > weighed S'/z lb» ( Other fish^ from four and 'live pounds on up were also/hooked. Rev. Wittenberg] was with 'Ihe'LuVerne man who made the catch/ and vouches for the weight. <, The old river"* channel at this spot, in hijh water, if an excellent spot for fish, as the anglers found oujU Licenses To Wed To Three Couples ' Algona Enters District Finals In Ball Meet Defeat Fenton, 8 to 1, In Monday Battle Algona high- school will elite* the finals in the. district baseball tournament Wednesday aiffirl noon at 4 p. m. at Mason Cityj with Kanawha as the opponent* The Winner will go to the state finals in DCS Moines. " * It was a case of two Kossuth teams fighting it out in the 1 semifinals, Monday afternoon. Pen" ton, another sectional wiftrier, fell before the ,Bulldogs, by. & score of 8 to 1, Snydcr, hurling for Algeria', held t*ic Fenton clan to three hits while his mates were collecting* ten. Defeat Armstrong Algona moved into the S K ,,U-J finals by downing,Armstrong, 14 to 2, last Saturday, afternoon} Skogstrum led the Algona aM tack, connecting/ ror three hiw out of four trips to the plate;,He( also scored three runs. , '' '_ Pentecost, Crapser and-LaUrltr zen each had two safe bingles, ' In the Fenton contest, Algona got off to a winning start • with four runs in the ' first,, inning; Waldron supplied the punch at the plate with three safe hits when they counted.", Skogstruni and Crapser also came up with two hits each. Both sides had four errors. The Box Score' Summary of the Algona, Fen4 ( ton game follows: ,- • ' Algona (8) AB R H E Skogstrum, c. _4 220 Pentecost, 3b ___'•_ 3 ; 10 1 Waldron, cf 42 3 0 Crapser, If 41 ' 2 1 Sigler, ss 4.0 1 1 Meyer, Ib .._. 3 0 1 1 Lauritzen, 2b 3 J 0 0 Kelley', rf. __...'__ 30 0 ff Snyder, p _______ 3. 11 0 Iff&IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 16, 1946 THREE SECTIONS-20 PAGES Only Rural School Triplets In County Fenton (1) Mitchell, ss 31 8 10 4 AB R -H E 3 0 .0 1 J,DHrtsonV-;3b <__'___"4"^ 1""1 "$ Elmers, IB 4011 Mueller, p-cf ___.; 3' 0 0 i Ltlfkin,. c<- _ 3 0 0 ^'QI Bohne, 2b-p 2010 Gorhardt, If . 20 0 ,0 Mjinsager, cf!2b .3.0 0 0 28 1 3 ~4 For additional sports news of Kossuth county turn to the sports page, inside this section. 4 Minor Case's In Local Courts •Four minor court cases were handled over the weekend in local courts. Justice J. B. Johnston- had three. Harold L. Peterson, Livermorc, was fined :$2.50 and costs on a charge of having improper brakes. Stuart G. Webb, Rolfe, was fined $5 and costs for driving 5B miles per hour., in a 25- mile zone. Edward G. Roepke, Algona, was fined $2.50 and costs for an arterial zone violation. Justice Johnston had a \ close- call, Friday evening, When a car backing from a curb struck him and knocked him down near the Iowa State bank corner, He was bruised, but not seriously injured. It was ah accident, and not due to any negligence, Before Mayor Frank Kohlhaas, Roy Lee was fined $10 and costs on a charge of drunkenness. His liquor book was suspended, "Oldest Twins" '-Tje oldest twins, . in coiyity, Mrs. Isabella Murray and anett Gpozy, will celebrate ;hew 94th birthdayf,' They^ Jive with' M«? son,. . WlWam, ojj • - a : f arm, mm fjsm Lone Rack. .,r, Tlje pafr were; bought jfeB tfeey nine years old Irpro 'impais I?JE parents whq* a «0vere4 »wi« , m a t« Licenses to wed were issued to three couples, this past week. They were Dale> Lewis and Margaret Mary BUscherfield, Ft,'_.« ».• »« l* i Dodge; Roland F. Schmidt, Gar,(Martin Molmder, ner, and Lucille 'Koppen, Wes-• ' ley; and Sanford • Heed, Lone Rock, and Janet «H, Schneider, LuVerne. . • ',. • V.F.W. Delegation At District. Meet At the district ,'V. F: W. en campment, held a.f-Maiison, Sun day, the Algona post had a delegation of nine men .present, Delegates attend! Mpntgomery, Rj] Russell Larson, atn.- tis Mwth, Franlis Claude Huff, Geo gi Wilfeur. ^mgler,- "s ,, Auxiliary delegates were ifemeg Wjlibv»r afeiglgr.! ' ^ M^th, firftst Thjif,. Queries and 71***'—*- ... rt Schoby, Thiel/Cur, Mciv|a,hon, and In District pe4 some the aqynnpr &f Ms e pulled tije^ligaments in an was found t broken, but he rer J- *W WMWSSi WWK f9W * — JByillJB'MBJJgr w ^^Pw^** ""PWW'^^^^^^^^'^S^p^ •Fi^;'^-*'' * >'-,r' > %^fe * - ,I^-^\'- K / u ; < -, , -,. _, Sweq City, Dies Swea City--Death claimed Martin Molinder, prominent retired farmer in this viciiyty, and for the past two years a resident of Swea City,' He passed away at 12:30 a. m.'Saturday, May 15, at Holy Family hospital, Estherville, from a heart attack suffered early last wepk, He was about 75- years of age. Surviving are his wife; a son Verne, farmer near Swea Cify; and two daughters E^jth and Myrtle, both at home, A daughter Alice preceded him, in death*,*. , - -. Tears Ligaments In Softball Game Alien {slickers, jijf b school instructor, ,tgQ^ PRt ^'8lWe ' *o to a The attractive 11-year-old youngsters pictured above are enjoying a distinction all their own. They are the>only.triplets who attended a rural Kossuth county school. They may be •the only triplets in,the county. They are from left to right Dennis, Dixie and Donna Seefeld, children of Mr. and Mrs. Leander Seefeld, who live on a farm northeast of Sexton. They are shown at the school room —;Al 'Missal Photo desk of their teacher. Miss Eileen Wingert of Wesley 5 ,^w taught them the past three years. ^ Dennis, Dixie and Donna attend ihe Martinek are in the fifth grade. They have a sister. Shirley,* uaied from the eighth grade ihis year. The triplets were b"oin> August 25, 1936. ' Teachers Leave School 26 Renew For Another Year; Woods Leaving Contracts have been signed, by the Algona school board with 26 of the present teachers on the public school faculty, here, and 11 new teachers have been hired for next fall. O. B. Laing, supt. of schools, was signed to a renewal contract for three years. His contract expired this spring. Next fall's full staff quota is 49, Supt. Laing said. This is ap addition of one full-time teacher over the number on the faculty for 1947-49. Woods to Leave Arlo Woods, high school principal, will not return; He has signed a contract to become principal-.-" of ; the high school at Crestbn, 'Iowa. . »' Of the vacancies still existing, six are in the elementary schools and seven are in junior and senior high. Junior^senior vacancies existing are vocal music, homemaking, science, English and the position of principal. There are two primary and four intermediate vacancies. Supt. Laing''said they would be filled as rapidly as possible. New Faculty Members • -New members of the faculty already signed for next fall are as follows: . Richard Palmer, Algona, social studies and speech. Marguerite Dalziel, Algona, physical education. Robt, J, Stephenson, Cedar Falls, science and mathematics. Mrs. Maxine White, Boone, commercial. Thep?, Carlquist, Cedar Falls, Spanish' and history, G.eeiJy. Shark, Lake Park, English ,|nit "dramatics, L4yern. jfphnsort, Lime Springs, "M^Jib n^theroaticji, Wwroa Hansen, Pnmghar, in- i<9U Thieman, Albert primary grades. rlgne Wwaday, kakots, grades. Ward, Hampton; l gtaff menders who. ed contracts for an- as fallows: "*-* Johnson* ; 11 New Ones **y * * * * ' i—v *tf **•"%> w^v-- *>v *•*• £ *-.*• - Y **jfl l iJ!^caiijiii'tej**-«.*"*"' -t.- t , « "• " J( ^ r ^j6A t^y^g^g^f^.-MM^^ t^ 4 yxn^>-*rH* i~&8&»**t^fr**4$i£ J k ^,^ ^^fitf^jf^^Sf Fry Set For Friday ... Kossuih County Conservation League members are buildup their app'etiles. this week, for a big rainbow trout fish fry, set for 7i30 p.m., Friday evening. May 21, at the Algona Country Club;'' •'••" •-' ;'V- :-.; , ';. ;; I.;' . • -About,20,0-ibs; of rainbow trout—trout that will be swimming Thursday morning, but sizzling on the plate Friday night, will be sent here by air from Colorado for the event. The commit|ee,;in ! '6harge includes W. C. (Bill) Dau, Harlan Frankl, arid Frank Huxiable. This will be ihe first countywide meeting in, a long time, other than the annual elections. An advance sale of-tickets indicates a record turnout. Journalism Key Goes To Johnson Tyndall AFB^-lst Lt. Lewis T. Johnson of Algona, Iowa, now attending'' the fifth class of the Air Tactical School, will receive a "Gold Key" for his outstanding work in Journalism at Kansas State college 6s an under-graduate from September 1946 to January 1948. Lt. Johnson was sports editor of the Kansas State, Collegian, a campus paper published by the students. For outstanding work with the paper, Lt. Johnson is receiving the Gpld "K" Key. He was to have been -flown to Manhatten, Kans., for the formal presentation at a banquet on Tuesday night, May 11, but, bad weather prevented the trip. He was attending Kansas State college under the Regular Army program for uhder-graduates, and-while there was a member of the Sigma Delta Chi Fraternity of Journalism. Prior to his attending the Kansas State college, Lt. Johnson was a pilot and Public information .officer at Ellington Field, Tinker Field, and Wright Field. In civilian life he was a radio announcer and sports writer. > He is the son of Mr, and Mrs. Lester Johnson of Algona, and his wife is the former Geraldine Schoon, They have one daughter, Sheryl Lane. Mary Kairi Home Mary Kain, R. N-.- her sisjer Mrs, Jennings Peterson and the latter's son Jennings from Albany, Ore., arrived May 7 for a few wegk^'t visit" with Kpssuth relatives. Miss K^in, a forrner army nurse, was graduated from the university there May 4 with a public heajth nursipg major. She an.d, ,her fjsjtgr will return to Qrtgon. by Jane l. Mrs. Peter- —'-m.begjB;working then as .,,.,. tory- teonplcian at a medical /center. Misf -Kajn later on fSpfCte tft.bpgjtt, ,W$rk Irj, of . _ Eonnstetter, : Gen,§ Leon Martin, Shirly Plan Swedish Trip Mr. and Mrs. Carl Starquist of near Wesley are planning:a trip to Sweden to visit relatives and friends'" in their native land. They will sail from New York on July 16 on the Swedish American liner Gripshplm. They are scheduled to arrive in Gothenburg, Sweden, in seven clay's. They will return on the new liner Stockholm in November. J. A. Freeh, who made arrangements for the trip, received their reservations last Thursday. Recover Stolen Car In Milwaukee Lakota—Henry Meyer received word Saturday that his car, whjch was recently stolen from his garage on the farm north of town, had been found in Milwaukee and. Mr. Meyer and Jasper Smidt, accompanied by Sheriff Cogley, left Algona Saturday evening for Milwaukee and rer turned Sunday evening, bringing with them the car,. which apparently was not badly damaged. Wesley C. D. of A. Elects Officers ; Wesley—At the 1 C. D. A. elec tion of .officers Tuesday evening May 11, Mrs. Clotilda Hutchisoi was ejected grand regent to sup seed Mrs, Eima Kunz; Mrs. Rit> Williamson as vice regent to sue ceed-Mrs^ Viola Loebig; Mrs. Jus tin Becker, re-ejected, .prophetess Mrs. Elaine Pown,s, historian t sucecd Mrs, -Rita . Rasmussen Mrs. Clara. Erdman to succee* Mrs, Viola Studer as fjnancia secretary; J^rs. Viola Loebis t- succeed Mrs.. Clotida Hutchisoi as 1 treasurer; |$rs. Felice Hilbei selected sentinel; Mrs. Clara J Haverly as orgagfet to succeet Mrs. Geneyieve Qoetz; Mrs. Ann' Lpebig and Miss, Emma were re-elected tr-usjees. The pew efficerg will at next meeti|»g whg'h wj" »f id^y evening, way ,— .- ,—,»,„,» nwTT.frnv'v w—j-iiT'. i *7ry3SsF n * f ™7 r! 7 r ,* . J3 Tasf- Commencemenf • V" • Speaker, Mayii 1 '-_ •s >! f«iJ-"' Howard Pierx;e|. DavisV,' noted observer andj-analys^^w^rldtal-- fairs, will. :glye , thel'cownaence- ment address for Algona ihigh seniors on Thursday eveninjg, May 21, in thei school auditor- * ium. \ • As a newspaper man in Europe for more than a decade, Mr. Davis sat in the Brown House in Munich and heard Adolf Hitler predict his own rise to power. He- has roamed in Asia and Europe, haunted foreign 1 - offices aqd nf- terviewed the'Tjien who "/were making history. » '- > , The program will, start 1 at 8.p. m. in the school auditoriunh, ' t Supt. Laing'sai'd. bethought there would be 66 r^gulgp^gradu- ates and five.'?.sppciala«radUate*s, in reviewing Wei- morning. ; .' 1 , Rev. J. P. Clyde,,will, the invocation. Musical< numbers 'b> the school 1 -band;.'a'-cbntraltQ solo by Sue HutchiSon/and numbers bv the high school," band will follow. *{ Arlo Woo4s, »fl»ODl,Mi|te|ml, will give the honi>l«fwlSi3*anJ Supt. Laing will present "the class of 1948. - -• J'TJUfc. 1 . Diplomas yflll be^nfes^tla by j. W. Stillmart, president^ the •-chool board, and Rev.- E. 'Bon." :on will deliver the benediction, Baccalaureate, services ',were icld Sunday evening at 8 o'clock n the school-auditorium.' • r ,-

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