The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 10, 1967 · Page 12
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12-Algonn (i-s.) Upper Des Mflinr* Thursday, Aug. 10, 1967 Lions Grab Title Share Three teams tied for the top spot in the Junior League in Algona's girls' softball action this summer, including the Lions, coached by Milo Kollascli. They finished with a Ei-3 won- lost mark. Squad members are shown here. Front row, left to right, are Susan Gotten, Vicky Brandt, Debbie Long and Karen Kollascli. Back row, left to right, Mr. Kollascli, Glenda Gade, Patty Thilges, Kristine and Rhonda Matz. Four members of the squad were missing when the photo was snapped. The Lions,. Gophers and Colts tied for the championship of the loop. (VPM Newsfoto) Area Cadets Report On Early Activities At Air Academy Reports of early going at the Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo., have been received here by the parents of three of the four boys from this area who recently became cadets there. Word has been received from Dick Muller and Dave Gerber, Algona, and William Mino, Swea City, since the 1907 high school graduates began their four years- plus at the Academy. Young Muller sent along a daily schedule which shows ttie lads roll out of bed each day at 5:30 a. m. — and are required to hit the sack at 9:30 p. m. each day (and they are probably ready by then). The heavy slate includes three training periods, ranging in length from one hour and 15 minutes to 2 1/2 hours, about four hours of varied sports' training, with a half-hour for breakfast and dinner and an hour for supper. And, the one mile run listed 10 minutes after they arise proves the military means business — at least in getting the men in topflight condition. Mino is a member of Beaver Squadron, Gerber is in Guts Squadron and Muller is in Devil Squadron. Dave said, "I got my ride in the T33 (jet trainer) this morning and it was really something. We took off from Peterson Field for a 45 minute ride, flew over the Academy, back into the mountains and circled Pike's Peak." Before landing, the pilot put the ship through fast and slow rolls at about 350 miles per hour. He also told of climbing not one, but two mountains while on a Sunday picnic outing and is a member of the church choir, which he apparently enjoys — maybe because they get to eat without any upperclassmen present Sunday mornings. Dave also told of survival training which at the time the letter was written was coming up for three weeks in Jack's Valley. Then he was to have a free week at a summer resort before being inducted into the wing, complete with shoulder boards and a 4th classman rating. As fourth classmen they will be known as Dulles, but are called squats and smocks at pre- sent. Shortly after induction, Parent's Weekend is slated at the Academy. Young Mino told of having the opportunity to see the first movie he had a chance to since arrival at the Academy. He said, "Everywhere we go we have to be escorted by First Classmen (seniors), so we have to move when they are ready." About meals, he added, "We march to the dining hall in formation. As soon as we get inside the door we must stand with heads erect, but eyes on the floor. Then we find our table, but that isn't as hard as it sounds. We sit when we are told with out backs straight and heads erect, but with our eyes on the center of the plate. Our eyes are supposed to stay there throughout the meals unless spoken to by anupperclassman." Bill also told about the jet ride— and said the food at the Academy is real good. According to his parents, he often closes his letters, which have to be written during the last 25 minutes before taps, with "Got to clean black marks off the floor now." Ed Elbert Is President Of Whittemore Golf Club Big Jump In School Costs Ed Elbert, who is one of six men responsible for stirring up interest and the ultimate construction of a golf course at Whittemore, was elected first president of the Whittemore Country Club during a meeting of stockholders and other interested persons at the Legion hall there Monday evening. The other three officers elected during the session are also from Whittemore. They are Albert Kramer, vice president; Harold Poppen, secretary; and Vic Perkins, treasurer. Other original directors are H.R. Pettit, Whittemore, and Du Wayne Germann, Fenton; while Ronnie Gerber, Algona; Barney Thilges, St. Joe; and Dr. John Uren, West Bend, were new directors elected Monday. The new president also announced the club now has 175 members and will have more, despite the fact the original goal of 150-175 has now been surpassed. The board will now hire a consultant engineer to study the site, about a mile east of Whittemore, and make a decision on the actual construction of the 9-hole course and a club house for use of members and their families. Joe Straub, Algona attorney, was selected as the club's attorney at the meeting. At Bancroft Bancroft's public school budget for this school year was approved Monday with an increase of $14,824 in expenditures over 19GG-C7. There were no objections made by taxpayers. The ne\v budget is $76,000, with $05,945 to be raised by taxes. Ed Richter, secretary of the school board, said the tax increase will be in the neighborhood of $16,000. There is a decrease of approximately $1,711 in receipts other than taxation. The largest increase is a $6,782 hike of tuition and transportation costs. The Bancroft public school students in grades 4 through 12 are transported to Swea City public school. The cost of instruction has risen by $1,689 and the operation and maintenance budget is $2,266 above last year. The Junior Ellis family enjoyed two weeks touring through western states, including Salt Lake and Yellowstone, returning via Denver and Colorado Springs. They visited friends at the Black Hills. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rapp and Denise of Richmond, Mo. were Friday and Saturday guests of her sister and family, the Marlyn Pauls. Denise stayed for a week's visit. Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Beadle became parents of a daughter Aug. 6 at Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. She weighed 6 Ibs., 14 oz. The Beadles have three other children, two boys and a girl. Grandparents are the August Robisons and the Hollis Beadles. Great-grandparents are the Tony Lohses and Mrs. Silas Johnson. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Schauberger visited a week at the home of her sister and family, the Don Lloyds, St. Louis, Mo. They attended the show, "Funny Girl" at the Municipal Opera House, starring Marilyn Michaels. Another interesting event was an excursion on the Huck Finn on the Mississippi. They also viewed the newly-completed Gateway Arch of the Jefferson .National Expansion Memorial. On Wheels More than a third of Bermuda's adult population rides two-wheelers—bicycles, motor-bikes or motorcycles—because they are easier to handle than cars on the 21- square-mile isle with its scenic but narrow lanes. 8WEA-EAGLEI =s By Mrs. Kenneth Brones fj Many persons of the area attended the wedding of Pamela Fagerluud and Delbert Lieurance Sunday at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. MISSIONARY Sister Mary Catherine, former nurse at St. Joseph's hospital, New Hampton, returned from six years of missionary work in Ghana, West Africa. As a nurse, Sister Catherine aided in the medical care of hundreds of Ghanaians. She was back in New Hampton visiting before receiving a new assignment. RADISH' One radish in the garden of young Troy Culbertson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Myron Culbertson, Indianola, weighed half a pound. Thursday, Friday and Saturday August 13, 14 and 15 All the splendor and majesty of the coming season is reflected in the exciting new fall fashions now on display at Sheakleys. Elegant autumn styles for nature's most colorful season of the year. Stop in during our Fall Fashion Opening and look through hundreds of selections designed to compliment your natural beauty. Take a preview peek at complete dress and sport outfits we just received ... for a fashionable fall season. Our Policy. .. Five years ago this Friday we opened our store in Algona. At that time, we announced our store policy. At the start of the fall fashion season, we would like to repeat if. Our polic) is to give you efficient and friendly service at all times. You are always welcome to buy or browse throughout our store, We stand back of every sale with a guarantee of quality and workmanship and our prices will be in comparison with any store in the state. TrrrriroTrrnnrrBTrroTimryT^ Be Sure To Register For Gift Certificates $10000 - FREE! Three $25,00 certificates will be given on our main floor and one certificate for $25,00 will be given on our second floor. Be sure to register on both floors while you visit us during our Fall Fashion Opening. Drawing will be Saturday night. You need not be present to wia. UUULQJUUULOJLaJL^^ Women's and children's exciting new fashions AIGONA

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