The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 3, 1967 · Page 5
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8-A!gona (la.) Upper Des Moines Thursday, August 3, 1967 Espe Inks Intent Letter At U Of I Craig Espe, talented lefthander for Algona High School's baseball team during the past three seasons and seasoned campaigner on the school's basketball team, signed a letter of intent to attend the University of Iowa, Iowa City, this week. Craig, recently elected honorary captain of the latest edition of baseball Bulldogs and the club's most valuable player, and his'parents will visit the campus weekend. Young Espe, 18, had originally intended to attend North Iowa Community College at Mason City — but two universities, Iowa and NewMexico, had shown interest in recent weeks. New Mexico basketball coach Bob King watched the lefty hurl against Webster City recently and Espe was invited to attend the University to give both his favorite sports a try as a freshman. The University of Iowa scholarship will include tuition, fees and books and was offered for baseball - although Dick Schultz, Iowa U. baseball coach, is also an assistant to Ralph Miller, basketball mentor, so it is possible the youngster will get a shot at the hard court also. Schultz formerly coached the two sports at Humboldt High School. Coach Schultz saw Espe hurl against Cor with- Wesley in recent tournament action. The letter of intent was signed and returned to Iowa City prior to the deadline of August 1. Espe's outstanding achievements in sports during his high school days here are many. During a 3-year span as a hurlerfor Coach Keith Christie, he won 34 games and lost seven, with a 6-6 mark as a sophomore, 15-0 as a junior and 13-1 as a senior. Included were nine no-hitters during the past two years. In basketball, he was a regular for 2 1/2 years and fired in a career total of 709 points for teams that won 50 and lost only 16, making a trip.,to the State Tournament when he was a junior. Garner Man Winner Of Wesley Golf Tournament A Garner golfer, BillEngstler, shot a 102 to cop the Open Golf Tournament at Hillside Golf Club, Wesley, Sunday, July 30. Ken Korneisel, Shorewood, Wise., and John Eymann, Forest City, tied for second at 108; Ralph Anderson, Britt, and Bill Accurso, Bancroft, were next at 110; then came Bruce Osmundson, Thompson; Dick Thoreson and Frank Moulton, Algona. Korneisel and Anderson took second and fourth, respectively, in sudden death play-offs. Topping the first flight were Bill Koppen, Wesley, Steve Everett, Jr., Britt, Don Richard- son, Des Moines, and Carl Greve; second flight, Max Domino, Mason City, Rollie Heard, Wesley, Chris Hemmen, Algona, and Doyle Christensen, Sacramento, Calif. D. Mclntire, Eagle Grove, Bob Ratigan, Bancroft, John Nauholz, Algona, and Frank Richter, Wesley, led the third flight; and Nels Anderson, Algona, D. Cahalan, Mason City, Jim Thorn, Des Moines, and A. J. Anderson, Mason City, took honors in the fourth. N. Thilges, Bode, topped the fifth flight, with E. Ackerson, ANOTHER BIG SUPER STOCK CAR RACE AT KOSSUTH SPEEDWAY (FAIRGROUNDS - ALGONA) WILL BE HELD FRIDAY NIGHT AUGUST 4 TIME TRIALS - 8:30; RACES - 9 P.M. ADMISSION: ADULTS - ONLY $1 CHILDREN UNDER 12 - 25c COME ONE - COME ALL 1 KOSSUTH SPEEDWAY AlOONA, K>WA Wesley, Frank Bleich, Wesley, and Mark Erpelding, Algona, next; Al Erpelding, Algona, led the sixth night, followed by Jack Richter, Wesley, Jim Walker, Wesley, and C. Larsen, Armstrong; while Rog Hoover, Algona, Merle Loss, Wesley, Bob Loss; Algona, and Claude Heard, Belmond, led the seventh flight. A total of 121 golfers participated in the tourney. Algona Airman Plays Softball In Australia An Algona airman serving in Australia, Danny Luclwig, has gained considerable attention in the sports pages of Australian newspapers for his outstanding Softball play. Airman Ludwig, a 1964 graduate of GarriganHigh School, is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Ludwig, former residents of Whittemore now living in Algona. Airman Ludwig is the regular third baseman and reserve pitcher for the Ipswich Musketeers, a town team in northern Australia. In several articles appearing in Australian papers that Danny sent to his parents, he is mentioned for his "spectacular play" and "bulleted" throws to the first baseman. Another article reports that he and three teammates were selected to play on the "State" all-star team for the Queensland district. The Queensland team will compete in the Australian national title games in Perth (Western Australia) in October. Softball is a very popular sport in Australia, with so many participants that the play is divided into three grades of competition— A, B, and C. Ludwig plays in the top grade of competition, the A class. Airman Ludwig has been in the service since December, 1965, and has been stationed in Australia for about a year. Local Swimmers Place Five At Iowa Falls * The Algona swimming team traveled to Iowa Falls Sunday for the Iowa AAU Junior Olympics and Open Swimming and Diving Meet, and placed in five events in competition with about 500 other swimmers. In the mens open 200 meter breaststroke, Jim Johnson placed third. Buckshot Nielsen won his qualifying heat and placed fourth in the boys 11&12 SOmeterback- stroke. He also was in the boys 11&12 200 meter freestyle relay with Paul Martin, Beanie Chris- chilles, and Shannon Lynch, which got sixth place. John Peterson won his qualifying heat and got fifth place in the boys 10 & under 50 meter backstroke. Cathy Straub, in the senior women's 100 meter freestyle, finished In fifth place. Swimmers who competed but did not place were Ryan Lynch, Sue Walker and Kevin Lynch. RESULTS PEEWEE - Saints 26, Astros 24. AMERICAN -Orioles 8, Angels 2. SENIORS - Warriors and Whittemore cancelled. STANDINGS PEEWEE (Final) W L Mets 8 2 Colts 7 2 Saints 4 5 Astros 3 7 Cubs 2 8 AMERICAN (Final) W L Athletics 6 1 Angels 5 2 Orioles 5 2 Yankees 4 3 Indians 3 4 Tigers 1 5 Twins 0 7 SENIOR (Final) W L Spartans 9 1 Warriors 5 4 Whittemore 3 5 Trojans 3 6 Chiefs 3 7 Wins Feature Les Wildin of Algona topped the field in the feature and placed second in the trophy dash and first heat during the weekly stock car races at Jackson, Minn. Speedway Saturday night. Gene Schattschneider of Algona copped second in the third heat. Rain shortened the regular program at Fairmont Sunday night, but Schattschneider managed another second in a heat, with Jim Edgington, also of Algona, second in another. ipiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiui SOCIETY NEWS EIGHT SPECKS Mrs. Lester Johnson was hostess to the Eight Specks card club Wednesday evening, July 26. £ - o - DINNER HONOREES Mr. and Mrs. Colon Meyers, Virginia Beach, Va., were honored at dinner Sunday at Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Godfredson's at Humboldt. Other guests were Mr. and Mrs. Willard Stors and Pamela, Humboldt; Mr. and Mrs. Mervin Johnson, Swea City; Mr. and Mrs. Ed Godfredson, Mr. and Mrs. David Hankins and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wibben. - o OBSERVE BIRTHDAYS Mr. and Mrs. Duane Riley and Dave entertained Mr. and Mrs. Carl Goetsch at dinner Tuesday evening in Humboldt. The event honored the birthday of Mrs. Goetsch. Last Tuesday evening, Mr. and Mrs. Duane Riley and Mr. and Mrs. Jon M- num and Paul were at LuVorno celebrating the birthday of Mrs. Putnam's father, William Goetsch. - o - WHITHER PASSES Mrs. U.A. Johnston rooolvod word of the death Monday of lu-r brother, Paul Pad^oU, iv:, ;\t A hospital in Springfield, 111. services will be held Thursday. Mr. Padgett had been In falling health for some time. He is survived by his wife and a stop-daughter. He will be well remembered by many Algonans. MR. AND MRS. Carl Hanson have returned from Iowa City whore they had taken their six- year-old daughter, Maria, to University hospital for slight chest deformity. The doctors advised waiting a year before further examinations and it is thought she will overcome the ailment. MRS. LYDIA WETZEL has received word of the death of her brother, Herman Genrich, at Livonia, Mich. The message came Thursday. Mrs. Wetzel and son Willie spent Sunday at Jackson, Minn, with Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Peter. Mrs. Peter is a daughter of Mrs. Wetzel. MRS. FLOYD TURNER was visited over the weekend by her son-in-law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius De- Kruif, Sheldon. THE RICH FAMILY reunion will be held Sunday, August 13, at the Grotto park, West Bend. MRS. BERNITAS LYNK, Mrs. Florence Peterson, Mrs. Esther Barton, Mrs. Linnea Heisrodt and Mrs. Mabel Lund went to Renwick Saturday evening to visit Mrs. Lloyd Pool. Mrs. Pool is making rapid recovery from recent major surgery. MR. AND MRS. Don Trupke spent Sunday at Okoboji with Mrs. Trupke's mother and brother-in-law and sister, Mrs. Amy Swain and Mr. and Mrs. James Smith, Karen and Kevin, who are spending the week there. 1957GradsAt I Mrs. (Kathryn) Goot?,) Bonwnl Schrnuth, EmmotslmvRj Mv. mid Mrs. (Mary IKHI HnnliO Allwrt tteckov, St. Joo; Mr. uiul Mrs. (Bcworly I'onnlui;) Klwov Hwl- foril, Corwltli; Unbolt llttckor; Mr. ami Mrs, (Marlys (loot'/,) IMul Kolloy, Uvltt; Mr. ami Mrs. (Joan Kvlops) Muvlo I,HSH; Mr. niul Mvs. Kihvanl Otis ami Mr. ami Mvs, Thomas Hoot, Council Wul'fs. Not piVM'nt \voiv Mrs. t^luu'Umo Martin)Uoiillau|<tiiuui; WUUs KvMumu, Aiuliolm, Calif.; Mvs, uvinifo liootv.) John IV- luiiuU'i'. MtiuiiMiiolt;;; ami Win. Vrlco, Crystal Uko. SHOWER HONOREE Jonn Mario Rlcke was honored ut a pro-nuptial shower Saturday nvcning in her parental Mrs. Ruth Ricko home. She will be- coino the brldo of Gerald Morgan AiiRiiKt 12 at Iowa City. Maims of marriage were published in St. Joseph's Catholic church for Joan Marie Ricke, ilmiulitor of Mrs. Ruth Ricke and Iho laic Ed Rlcke, and Gerald Anthony Morgan, son of Mr. and Mrs, Anthony Morgan of lioiio Trco. .loan is taking a practical nursing course In an Iowa City hospital. Ilor fiance is farming. HOME FROM TRIP Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hamilton, Nancy and Jimmy, and Mrs. Hamilton's mother, Mrs. Helen Johnson, returned Tuesday even- inn; from Buffalo, N. Y. where they spent two weeks with the Will Johnsons. July 15, they attended the wedding of Linda Johnson and Daniel Filsinger in St. Thomas Acquinas Catholic ~ church. The young couple are living at Bay City, Mich. He is a chemical technician. The Wesleyans spent one night on the Canadian side of Niagara Falls and one night on the U.S. side. TEEN DANCE VFW HALL ALGONA FRIDAY, AUG. 4 DANCING FROM 9 -1 TO THE SENN MENN featuring Terry Klein Wesley Hold 10th Reunion ! WESLEY - The 1957 graduating; class of the Wesley public school held a reunion Saturday evening, July 22. A smorgasbord dinner was held at Al's Lounge followed by a social evening In the Merle Loss home. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. (Patricia Becker) Pat Baumann, Whittemore; Mr. and Mrs. (Sharlene Downs) Jim Reising, Garner; Mr. and Mrs. Earl Goetz, Austin, Minn.; Mr. and ....,,., , TERRY KLEIN ALSO DJ DENNY CHARLES FROM KAYL RADIO SPONSORED BY J & B MUSIC STORE JOHN SENN & BOB RUSSELL 315 E. State Algona IT PAYS TO GO ELECTRIC! No kidding - your Utilities company will actually PAY YOU to enjoy the advantages of Electric Power and Energy. The Algona Municipal Utilites will pay the following amounts on the installation of electric appliances and household equipment. SEE YOUR APPLIANCE DEALER FOR VALUE CERTIFICATES ! ELECTRIC AIR CONDITIONING PER CUSTOMER FOR WINDOW UNIT - $10.00 PER CUSTOMER FOR CENTRAL UNIT - $20.00 ELECTRIC HOUSE HEATING $5.00 PER KW ELECTRIC WATER HEATER . . . $25.00 AUTOMATIC DISHWASHER ELECTRIC RANGE $151 ELECTRIC CLOTHES DRYER . . . $15.00 $10.00 $10.00 REFRIGERATOR-FREEZER $10.00 AUTOMATIC WASHER PHONE 295-5523 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION itmmxmxz Offer Effective August I 19(7 ALGONA MUNICIPAL UTILITIES PHONE 295-5523 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

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