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Ip 20-7 fflRlIM Hampton high school kept its f 1946 football retord Intact* last '• Friday evening at Athletic Park, 5 and toppled the Algona^Bulldogs v from the undefeated class, 20 to 6. Bui the visitors lo*l one tecofd—lheir goal line w« f crosied for the first time this season when Ybung plunged love* on a quarter' back sneak in the lecond The first quarter was disastrous fbr Algona. however, Hampton kicked off. Waldron Returned to the 20. After three fruitless plays the Bulldogs kicked, and Hampton began to fdlj. Combining passes and plunges with end sweeps, the Visitors rolled down to the Algona eight. Crapser, injured, was removed from the Algona lineup.! On the .third play thereafr ter) Hampton slashed at left end fofi a .touchdown and converted via; a pass, to lead 7-0. ' A Costly Fumble ; Hampton"* again kicked off, a short boot, with Algona down- Ingjit on the 38. Two plays later, Algona fumbled, Hampton recovered on the Algona 33, and took the; pigskin "down for anothei easy touchdown, on the, first plaj after start of the second period Their conversion effort failed. '. Biit then the Bulldogs revived. Evidently the pre-gume dope on Hampton had the bbys a hit under-Confident. ' But the visitors proved to be human, and not supermen, and while they exh'H" ed the best football team opposing Algona thus far this season, they '-.were not invincible, but a spot of 13 points is a lot in any ball game. Aided by a well-mixed assort-? ment of plays, end a timely penalty against Hampton, the Bulldogs took the oval to the five. One play, a forward and lateral following, accounted for considerable yardage in this sequence of downs. With the ball on the five, Young tallied. The attempt for the point was a failure. FOOTBALL SEATING IS ENTIRELY INADEQUATE For the third 'straight home game, local fans sloshed around in mud, last Friday evening, making the best of inadequate seating. .The lack of bleacher seats is not new; it has existed for some years. It is time something was done to remedy the 7 situation, if not this season, then by planning for next year. The 1947 outlook is bright, Algona will lose several of its-best .men, but Will have a far more experienced crop ; of veterans iback: x<Good, :teams, draw good ESTABLISHED 1866 ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 1946 Two Sections—16 Pages VOL. 81—NO. 41 HOSPITAL FUND DRIVE PASSES GOAL certain that; niore. bleach'-; wilb ; meet writh geher'al ''' see-sawed the rest of the second quarter, with Algona in possession of the 'ball on.'. the Hampton 20, after the latter had fumbled, a's the auarter ended. March 65 Yards The third quarter was a thriller from start to finish. Algona kicked off. Hampton failed to gain and punted. Stephenson began cracking .the line and the Bulldogs had a first down. But a second later a pass was intercepted 'by Hampton, the visitors bringing it back to the center of the field. It was 'Hamptons turn and they marched deep into-VUgona territory but at the crucial moment, Waldron inter, cepted a pass on his own three and ran it back for 15 yards. And here, Algona showed the prettiest offensive drive of the night. From their own 15 the Bulldogs slashed, crashed, and passed down "to the Hampton 30. During the struggle for yardage, Stephenson, sturdy Algona back, had to be removed with an ankle injury and was out the rest of the fray. On the 30, however, the Bulldogs elected to try a flat pass over the line. Hampton intercepted, and had the ball on their own 30, as the third quarter ended. . Weaken Toward Finish That was the end-of the game, offensively for, Algona. As the folirth quarter wore on, with Stephenson out of the game, Crapser struggling valiantly on a garne leg, and with the team short of reserves, Hampton be. gan to wear down the locals rapidly, and scored again with a line plunge,' and then ran the ball over right 'end for the extra point, -.},'•-..,.'.•;.;> ••••'.•; . • ; - ' In; all, Hampton chalked up H first downs to 9 for Algona, and that--- '-*—' •--•••-«-•-•• of t! was about ^jje ccrnpsrison Bown In'Ww it; was a gpod game, and one that the no ; and BJaok need feel a. ISO PRESBYTERIAN WOMEN EXPECTED AT MEETING HERE The'fall meeting of the north half of-the Fort Dodge Presby- terial women's organizations will be held at the Presbyterian church in Algona in an all-day, session on Thursday, Oct. 17. About . 30 women are expected to oUcnd from congregations at Burc, Lak. ui, LuVernc. Liver- nore, West Bnnd, Armstrong, Es- herville, Irvington and Lake •'ark in this area, as well as others from more distant points The meeting will be opened vilh a half hour musicals under he guidance of Mrs. G. J. Kuy- .)er of Algona, starting at 9 a.-m. , Mrs. Kempley to Report Greetings from the host pas- jr, and irom Mrs. Alvin Huen.•ld. .president - of the Algona Presbyterian Women, will follow. The morning program will-be highlighted by the report of the national meeting of Presbyter/an women held recently at Grand Rapids, Mich., and which was attended by Mrs. Walter Kempley, president of the Fort • Dodge ifresbyterial. At noon a luncheon will be erved at the church, and musical numbers wil be presented by i quartette from the Bel Canto luo of Algona, and various vo- sal selections will be offered by /arious towns in the district. ••< Speaker From India At 1:30 p. m. a school for officers will be held, .followed at 2:30 p. m. by a playlet. Mrs. Sam Higginbottom, formerly of Allahabad, India, will iak at 3 p. m; telling of her i and experiences in that country, where she and her hus- oand pioneered in .missionary and agricultural education .work " viwifc tne natives of India. Mrs. Higginbottom also v ; wprk- For her 'services ishl^'^asfdsc- orated »,by,.the goj " Xndiaj; 4 a'nd>jieJ3veat ( fla^SIJ«WShBi*i^i^ Irvington Rural Pupils Visit Newspaper Planit ,„ oipeh "to'-the pulblic. ' A. candlelight vesper service will close trie days activities. RURAL CARRIERS OF COUNTY MEET Fenton: George Thompson of Ledyard was elected president.of the County Rural Carriers organization, at a meeting of the" carrier and Auxiliary-members,-at the home of Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Straley of Fenton, Wednesday evening of last week, was named secretary and treas- Fred Genrich of Lone 'Rock was named secretary and treasurer; Auxiliary officers elected are Mrs. Vee Mullin, Wesley, president, and Mrs, Fred Genrich, Lone Rock, secretary-treasurer. Retiring officers were Richard Berg of Swea City, president, and Mr. Straley, secretary-treas urer. Retiring officers were Richard Berg of Swea City, president, and Mr. Straley, secretary-treasurer. Following the. business meeting, Barney Casler of Algona played several selections on his violin and the group then played cards. The occasion was also in honor of S. E. Straley's birthday, and he received the customary "licks." Attending Were Mr, and 'Mrs. Richard Berg of Swea City, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Schenck and son of Burt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Genrich of Lone Rock, Mr. and Mrs. Vee Mullin and two daughters of Wesley, Mr, and Mrs" Leslie Stevens and Mr. and Mrs. ney easier of Algona (Mr, „_„, is a retired carrier), Mr, and Mrs, J, A. Schwartz, Fentoh postmaster, and Mr. and Mrs,Oliver Stoeber, Mr, Stpeber is the assistant • • 2200 FANS SEE BANCROFT LOSE TO ALBERT LEA, 9-3 . Albert Lea's Minnesota state amateur 'baseball champions defeated Bancroft, 9 to 3. Sunday afternoon, before an estimated crowd of 2,200 rabid fans, in one of the largest baseball crowds in county history—if not the greatest. • .Toe flatten, the pride of Bancroft, who was one of the ftia'nslays on the Brooklyn pitching staff tlisi past season P-, a rnoUio hurlcr, started on the mound for Bancroft, and hurled five innings. Bill .We'o. another Bancroft boy vhn played this summer with the Valdosta, Ga., team and who is the m-oportv nf Brooklyn also, caught the entire .game. Vif itort: Hit the Apple. Albert Lea, which during the reaular season had several Kossuth players on its team, was a bit more effective at bat than was Bancroft, and that was the ball game. 1 Walt and Johnny Menke, who played with Albert Lea during the regular season, were in the Bancroft lineup for the tilt. Tony Schneider, another Bancroft boy, hurled for Albert Lea for five innings. Don Blanchard, Lone Rock, playing w'ith Albert Lea, smacked 1 a homeirun off Hatten in the fifth. Nobody was on base at the time, however. .. Bill Welp's triple was the outstanding hit for the Bancroft team, "anr" West'oC Albert Lea also tripled. Proceeds to Park Fund. Regardless of the outcome, base•ball fans saw plenty of action and had the-satisfaction of seeing not only Hatten and Welp in action, tout also .'other Kossuth men who helped Albert Lea win the Minne- s6ta'title;-' .Proceeds of the game will go lo the Balrtiroft Memorial Park commission^ to help toolster the; fund _-l_;j^:-^*Ai:li.» _. - ^.— l—'i'J •.••.eri^'.'J *».H+«ll1 in\*l_ Farmer's Clothes Torn Off In a Near Tragedy Irvingrton: Henry (Heinle) Eisenbarth narrowly escaped a tragic, fatal death In an accident last week. While working in the field with his tractor, he slipped onto the power takeoff and his clothes became caught in the gears and were completely torn from his body, with the exception of his hat and shoes. Ctiier than some scratches and bruises, however, he \vas uninjured. Credit Bureau Keeps Records' On24,000 People and Habits When (Marie Eppelding. teacher of Irvington No. 5 rural school, brought her schqolrclassrinto this newspaper office she didn't expect to have.a picture.takeflivbutsuch was the case. , * ; •. . ' Miss-Erpeldjrig,Yih connection with studies of various ; phases of American life, is'endeavoring to let the pupils actually see what makes the wheels go round,- and a newspaper trip was one interesting excursion. -." —' • a. .. | In the above picture are members of the school: Jerry and Jimmy Maasdam, Joan, and Albert Urch, Hazel and Del'bert Sankey, Jerry and Jimmy Etherington, Arnold, Gordon and Lorraine Brown, Nola and Norma Gatton, Leroy Scheppman and Beverly Robison. EDITORS DISCUSS t- Posthumous Award For Whittemore Hero Today In a military ceremony at Whittemore at 1 p. m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the presence of immediate relatives and^members of the family, the U, S. Army presented to Mrs. Simon \Weber the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, as a posthumous award to her son, the late Staff Sergeant Wilmer J. Weber. , X ' . v . Major D. L. Duncan of Fort Dodge made the presentation, assisted toy Staff Sergeant M. F, Miller of the Algona army recruiting station. Sergeant Weber was awarded the air medal tor "prolonged, meritorious and distinguished service from Oct. 23, 1944, to Nov. 19, 1944." A repetition of the award in the form of an Oak Leaf Cluster was made for the state outstanding service rendered from Nov. 20, until Dec. 11, 1944. Sergeant Weber gave his Ufe in the European theater. Between. $120p^aha $1300'.'was 14 NEW VEHICLES LICENSED HERE Fourteen new vehicles, nine of them trucks 'or pickups, were licensed in Kossuth county in the past week, and went to the following: Chrysler—R. O. Bjustrom, Algona. Plymouth — W. A. Boland, Swea City; B. F. Sparks and Sons, Algona. Dodge — Wilm'a Stray er, Algona (pickup), Al TTiompson. Reo—Harold Brandow (truck), Aleona. . Ford—Culligan Soft .Water Service, Algona (truck); Gerald Frankl, Irvington (truck); Vernon V. Gray, Titonka. Chevrolet—W. F. Loebig, Wesley (truck)j M. T. and John McGuire, Algona (truck). Studebaker — Farmers Co-op. Co., Ledyard (truck); Thomas L. Sawyer, Algona (truck). Mercury—H. L. Platt, Algona. Orders Corn Here For South Africa If you don't think The Algona Upper Des Moines gets 'around, read this story! Gene Hood, who represents the DeKalb Hyibrid Seed Corn Co. in this area, recieved a letter from one L. Scott Pearson, from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, enclosing a 'bank draft for $15 and ordering that much DeKalb seed of what^ .ever variety would grow good in South Africa, " : . iHow iMr. Pearson ran across Mr. Hood's name Is still a mystery, but s the supposition is ;that some wandering soldier or sailor with 8"'ijppy of the .paper must h^ve l 'run across Pearson and folds him of the Bonders of 'hybrid cprn, and 'among other '•, things' the Re* •Kalb ad. >•>;•.;.;.'•;-'•.; At any mie^s pearson ad-r dressed the lejtefc'tQ the.De, Kalb Co,. Alfana. fa.i care of •.iMr, Hood,- : . ;v ,- ';?'••''.,' -; The letter gftes 1 ^ tp "I would say QH ;out here would tof more like those prevailing fe ; Southern California thatf In Io\«a, We Isrow a l°t el-.CQiw 1 : bfff,;-'Ws •.-hive raised pp^fipjia. §.; yfgr • occasions inrt' WW d 4^ 89 risk of frost in June or July. (Note: In the southern hemisphere, the seasons are reversed from our own.)" Gene has the bank draft, and is taking the matter up with company officials. His idea is that majjbe the South African should be forwarded some of all 57 varieties of seed grown toy the company, "In .fact," said Gene, "I wouldn't mind making personal delivery of that corn. I've always wondered what South Africa was like," How good 'is your credit? Probably quite excellent — most of the 24,000 names on file in the offices of the Credit Bureau of Kossuth county are. But for the few who occasionally fail to pay their accounts on time or are bad credit risk, the 140 members of the Bureau have instant access to full information on the subject. • To ourselves it seems that keeping records on 24,000 people is quite a job, and it is. But dont get the idea that the folks in the Credit Bureau are a crew of.tmalicious snoopers — they aren't. To them, you are merely a name. But when your own personal business handling is carried out in a business-like manner, you get credit for handling affairs as they should be handled. In the course of keeping their records in shape, the Credit Bureau people know if Uncle Charlie left you $1,000 in his will, if you get that long overdue promotion, how much that new home cost you, if your name has been posted for a delinquency in taxes, whether or not you have been sued, and whether or not you . pay your bills promptly or let them slide for- '60. or 90 days. Their interest .is purely imper- ''' ........... NORMAN BEST sonal,; however, va'n '-*' from any of ;the 'business or • professional men \ in this area who are members of the Bureau and may desire it. The Credit Bureau of Kossuth county, located at 10V4 North Dodge St., is a member of the Associated Credit Bureaus of America, which has 1327 members. If you move away, your credit records will probably ,fol-[ low you. If you've just moved here, information about you can be obtained in short order. Members of the local bureau are store owners, banks, hotels, real estate firms, finance companies, hospitals, doctors, dentists, lawyers, newspapers and many others. The Credit Bureau 'of Kossuth county has members not only in , Mrs. Louis Gade, shown above, is the chief file and'bulletin clerk in the 1 office of the Credit Bureau of KossuSh county. In her hands are the files on nearly every adult in the county, and information as dling of money matters and bill payments. $110,031 GIVEN BY PUBLIC TO AID IN50BEDUNIT The subscription drive for funds to insure construction of a Sisters of Mercy hospital in Algona went over the top Monday. A total of $110,031 had becrf pledged Monday morning, A. H. Borchardt, treasurer of the volunteer committee, stated. Monday afternoon $905 more was turned in from Whittemore, and several other local donations were on their way today. Mrs. Edna M. Smith of Algona contributed $1,000. Previous donations of $1,000 or more were listed in this paper last week. Can Still Contribute The sum of $100,000 was sought as the community's portion of the project. The Sisters of Mercy have agreed tp underwrite a bond issue for $200,000 and a federal grant of $100,000 will be sought to provide the total of $400,000. This sum is the Sisters estimate of what a 50 bed hospital will cost, at present building costs, fully equipped with the latest and most modern conveniences, and ready to receive patients. However, anyone who has not contributed and desires ..' lo do so still may, Mr. Bor- 1 chardt said. Checks can be / mailed to him as treasurer of the volunteer committee. In the meantime it was also : learned that architect's drawings and plans for the new hospital are nearing completion. When construction might start will depend on how soon mater- ' ials in sufficient quantity become available. Hope at the , present time is to start construction in 1947, or 1948 at the latest. r Building Cost Facts '.From Dr. Edmund G. fZimmer-K er, director of the state .hospitalf'",: survey recently concluded,; conies;!; somejpertinent infpirmatiph"as;loft costs of ^hospital Hcopstji '" "" Algona towns, but in all surrounding including West Bend, J. W, Haggard III J. W. Haggard, senior editor of the Algona Upper Des Moines, has been confined to his home the past week because of illness. At the present time he is feeling some better, but expects to remain, at home for a few days more anyway. His sister, Mrs. H, N, Mpore of §an Antoni9, Te?c., arrived Friday for a visit with him and other local relatives; Teachers To Meet meeting of , the Kossuth Council of ;pducatipn will held in Algona ^.Wednesday Oct. }6. , rural teachers, high sphool guperjntend- siid f ehosl boar4 members ire ".rpd t» attend, The county •Schoolmasters club Will have djpner |t 6 p, m. as SWEA MERCHANT 24 YEARS PIES Swea City; Funeral services for Ralph Joel Latson, a resident of Swea City from 1900 to 1924, >v.ere held Sunday, October 6, with funeral services at the Methodist church In Graettinger, and burial in the family plot at Iowa Falls. Mr. Latson was borrr March 31, 1875, at Palmer, Mich., was raised -there, and later moved with his parents, to Iowa Falls, con> pleting his education in the schools therein 1900, after serving an ap- eship as a jeweler, he to Swea City where he and operated the Latson §nd Variety store, and later J the . Jewelry and store. In J9?4 he mpved to Graettinr r, lyher? h§ }ive$l until his 9th, Qet. 3, after ai> Ulness of ' b,j! his wife, the Mcfe of Mrs. Lee former Livermore, Elmore, Minn., Fairmont, Minn., and other points. If you shop in Des Moines, Mason City or^ Fort Dodge you can be sure your credit record is known there. It may even be obtained by long distance while you're in the store, and you are unaware of the fact. And according to Norman Best, manager of the local Credit Bureau, of the 24,000 names which he supervises, compara- ;ively few have the "poor" ratings of "C" or "F," The "C" rating means your account is hard to collect. The "F" rating means you may be a writer of bad checks or liable to write checks with insufficient funds. The entire setup is one which really pays the good credit risk a reward for his or her honesty and promptness in taking C»re of financial obligations. You may not know it, but your credit rating is a real prize if it's good, Right now when times are pretty good, there is comparatively little trouble in collecting debts. WESLEY BOWLERS MOVE INTO SECOND •The Mullins Hybrid toowling team Spurted into second place in the Kossuth Bowling League, last week, only a shade behind the Old Style pinmen, who still hodl first olace. Ted Chrischilles, with a scorching 239, set the pace for the week and had the best single game of any team member. Other 200 or better scores were .turned in by George Mueller (200), Hank Geilenfeld (217), Harold Voight (201), Julie Baas Jr. (209), Fred Davis (200), Hutchinson (225), Ken Roney (215), Don Smith (204), Frank Gaykin (214), Paul Erdman (200), John Grotte (224), Ralph Donovan (201), and Harold Lampright (209). League standings: Team W. Old Style — 13 Mullins Hybrid — 12 Woodman Insurance —11 Jaycees 11 Pioneer Seed 10 Britt ___, 10 Tanvilac ——, 9 Burt — 9 Hank's Barbers 9 Lone Rock ... 8 Kanawha ;,.,-- 7 Bauer Implement 6 Herbie's Ghosts 6 Swift's ——- 5 Fhher Garage —, . 5 Consumers 4 Percival Motor ,- 4 K. of C. 3 Algona Barbers _, 3 L. 2 3 1 4 5 5 6 6 6 7 f 9 K 10 10 11 11 9 ''Figures he provided this news°-ff paper on four counties- Where: hospitals have been erected in 1 ' recent years are interesting.; Building costs are. higher today and allowance should be made' accordingly. The figures follow on the cost of the building only; County Beds Cost of Bldg..'.. Henry 30 $120,000 Washington -54 160,000 Decatur -.—.22 110,000 Greene _40 135,000 The above figures do not include cost of furnishing and equipping the buildings. Nevada's Experience Nevada, Iowa, has had an interesting experience the past two years in hospital matters. v A bond issue of $100,000 was voted then, and in addition an->' other $100,000 was raised by donation. With the $200,000 available, the community been calling for bids struction of a 40 bed thus has' for con- hospital. The lowest bid yet received was $270,000 for construction costs alone, or $70,000 more than the total fund available. In the meantime, of a county hospital proponents have been very active and are holding a meeting this evening (Tuesday) in the auditorium of Algona high school. The voters will ballot. Nov. 4, on whether or not they favor a bond issue of $100,000 for a county hospital. •tfi But the'time mkv come when Bradley Implement ——3 12 *Unf tn t m k y in ™.nd say In the woman's league, Doris -* k fl m and say Colb ^ m h ^ ^ week>g Soothlv vou hi eh score. Other scores of 150 Sfnooiniy you better were turned in bv may be sure your little file .in Marv Francis CaMiev (151) Marv thefd-edit Iwreau is:quite satis- jgjj^M? ttK-tS'K factory. Chits. Held atten4§4 Isirett's tether funeral of la«t wees Charles (178), Rita . Fraser (154), Joe Sperry (162), Jo Pelisek (162), K. Kelly (159), J. Brifrgs (153); |n the loop standings, the Up* per Des/ Moines and Pruggists Mutual teams. are tied .. „ place with 'four games, won two lost, and the Beauty Shop and Gleaners ape. two won ifrsj ASSAULT CHARGE PENDS IN COURT A charge of assault- and battery .vas pending, Monday, .against Ju- ' lius G. Studer, of LUVerne, as the ! •esult of a domestic squabble at he Studer home- in kuYerhe township, Sunday night, , " Complaint against him was filed, *jy Helen M. Studer, his wife, 'The lase was scheduled to have; -3, hearing before Mayor Frank Kohl-,, haas, • •:.'•'•- •••••'•>'•'•;>;; In another hearing feefpre thj'l mayor, . Howard G. Olson, ; Alto resident, waj rslfaBfi result of insufficient eVidenp ter charges of.-fpfgery-had- filed against him/ The charge: ' 'ginated after : four Isach cashed Checks, ' $28.50 each, with' a signature cMfT WftS • and costs on a

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