The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 15, 1967 · Page 17
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TWO LIFE SAVERS 14-Algorid, (la.) Upper Des Meinei TtiMday, Aug. 15, 1967^ Two devices that could help reduce the number of Iowa traffic accidents and deaths during the heavy vacation travel and trips to county fairs and the Iowa State Fair are shown above. The Iowa Loss Prevention Institute said the SMV (Slow moving vehicle) emblem installed on tractors and other farm equipment will help reduce the number of accidents involving farm machinery, and wider use of seat belts will help reduce deaths in traffic mishaps. Many Records Broken, Swim Victory Here Twenty-one records were broken and one was tied Thursday night as the Algona swimming team beat Emmetsburg 202-167 at the Algona pool. Emmestburg swimmers set nine pool records while Algona swimmers broke five pool records, tied another and set seven Algona swimmer records. Algona swimmers who broke pool records were: John Clap- rfaddle in boys 13-15 50 meter backstroke; Nita Limbaugh in girls 16 7 over 50 meter breaststroke; Cathy Straub in girls 13-15 25 meter butterfly; Shannon Lynch in boys 12 & under 50 meter freestyle; Jim Johnson in boys 16 & over 50 meter breaststroke. Jim Johnson tied the pool record in the boys 16 & over 50 meter butterfly. Algona swimmer records which were set were the following: Boys 13-15 100 meter medley relay, Bob Lickteig, Bruce Marshall, Ryan Lynch, and Jon Clapsaddle; Nita Limbaugh in girls 13-15 50 meter backstroke; Candy Puffer in girls 12 & under 50 meter freestyle; Rose Bullock in the girls 16 & over 50 meter freestyle; Ryan Lynch in boys 13-15 50 meter breaststroke; Sue Bullock in girls 16 & over 50 meter breaststroke; and the boys 12 & under 100 meter freestyle relay team composed of Beanie Chrischilles, Buckshot Nielsen, Brian Will and Shannon Lynch. The home team had four one- two sweeps to Emmetsburg's three, won three of five medley relays, and took five of six freestyle relays. Algona coach Jim Johnson won three individual events, Buckshot Nielsen and Jon Clapsaddle each won two, and Ryan Lynch, Nita Limbaugh, Kevin Lynch, Cathy Straub, Shannon Lynch, Sue Walker, Beanie Chrischilles and Rose Bullock took one each for Algona. Algona divers that won were Randy Nielsen and Sue Walker. Place winners in diving were Misty Lloyd, Joe Straub, Randy Nielsen and Shannon Lynch. The team is scheduled to conclude the season with a dual meet with Spencer Aug. 19. This meet was originally set for Aug. 14, but was rescheduled. The second annual Algona Novice Swim Meet will be held Aug. 16, at the Algona pool, starting at 6;30. All boys and girls who live in the Algona area are in- vited to participate. Age groups for both boys and girls, seven and under, eight and nine, and ten and eleven. All age groups will have the following events: 25 meter breaststroke, 25 meter backstroke, and 25 meter freestyle. Diving will be divided into nine and under, and ten and eleven age groups. Divers will be required to do three different dives. Entries will be accepted up to the time of the meet. / Expect Fine State Fair Race Field The names of Harold Leep and Ernie Derr headline the sprint car and new model stock car roster for the opening weekend of action at the Pioneer Heritage Iowa State Fair beginning Friday, Aug. 18. Leep will head a barrage of talented open cockpit drivers in the first sprint car program slated for Sunday afternoon, Aug. 20. He has won many Iowa State Fair racing programs and still holds several International Motor Contest Association track rec- SPORTS^ I ords. Ernie Derr is set for the 200 lap new model distance grind Saturday, Aug. 19. Derr con- quired an all-star lineup in the Iowa "300" held at the fairgrounds last July. The first weekend will see a montage of auto racing action. The semi-modifieds roll into action opening night, Aug. 18, then the new models the following day in the afternoon and the super modifieds have the track that night. Sunday afternoon, Aug. 20, will see the sprint cars do battle and that night ifs the first regional late model program. Five racing programs in three days at the Pioneer Heritage Iowa State Fair. Afternoon programs will begin at 2:30 and evening events start at 8 p. m. Plenty of good seats and tickets available for all programs. Men's Softball Bunnies Rat Pack Warriors Burt Bomgaars Baptists Buschers Petersons Final Standings W 6 PCT. .857 .857 .714 .571 .428 .285 .285 .000 SCORES LAST WEEK Baptists, 18, Petersons 9 Rat Pack, 11, Burt, 5 Bunnies 6, Bomgaars 0 Warriors 10, Buschers 7 TOURNAMENT STARTS AUG. 21 Monday, Aug. 21 - Bunnies vs. Buschers, 7:30 p. m. Warriors vs. Bomgaars, 9 p. m. Tuesday, Aug. 22 - Burt vs. Baptists, 7:30 p. m. Rat Pack vs. Petersons, 9 p. m. Thursday, Aug. 24 - Bunnies- Buschers winner vs. Warriors- L Refreshing the Nation's Economy What is the brewing industry worth to the American economy? Reckon it in billions. Here are some of our annual outlays, in round numbers: Excise taxes (federal, state, local) .... $1.4 Billion Agricultural purchases (grains, etc.) $215 Million Packaging purchases (wood, paper, metal) $550 Million Salaries and wages $2.5 Billion ON THESE FOUR ITEMS ALONE-MORE THAN $4 BILLION The Breweries of America Pump Constant Refreshment into the American Economic System. UNITED STATES BREWERS ASSOCIATION, INC. P.O. BOX 159, OSCEOLA, IOWA Bomgaars winner, 7:30 p. m. Burt- Baptists winner vs. Rat Pack- Petersons winner, 9 p. m. Saturday, Aug. 27 - Consolation game, 7:30 p. m. Championship game, 9 p. m. Stock Winners Two area cars competed in stock car racing at the Nobles County Fair at Worthington, Minn., Sunday, Aug. 6, and walked off with top honors. Leo Christensen of West Bend won the consolation event and placed 4th in the A feature. Car No. 4, owned by Dennis G. Miller of West Bend, and driven by Les Wildin of Algona, placed third in the first heat, won the trophy dash and also won the A feature. WESLEY | By Mrs. Viola Studer Guests Wednesday in the Mrs. Justine Becker home were Father Luke Becker O.S.F., Father Nick Becker of Granville and Sister Clare Becker of Cascade. Mrs. Becker accompanied her daughter and family, the Vernon Bertes of St. Joe, to Cresco Thursday for a visit with another daughter and family, the Greg Augustines, and then to Dubuque for a weekend visit with her son Mark and family. Mrs. Calvin Meinecke of Jamaica came Tuesday August 8 to get their three sons, Mark, Steve and J.C., who had been guests of their grandmother, Mrs. Mary Weber several days. Mrs. Weber accompanied them home for a visit. Mrs. Margaret Root entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening. Mrs. Elmer Doughan and Mrs. Herman Bode attended the meeting of the Jolly Dozen club at the home of Mrs. Cleo Faust of Kanawha Tuesday afternoon, last week. Rev. Curtis Anderson, his wife and two children, Cindy and Jimmy, returned August 8 from a three week vacation. They visited his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Anderson at Cummings, N.D.; their former parishioners at Little Forks, Minn.; and spent several days at the lakes in northern Minnesota. He is the pastor of the Evangelical Free Church and the Upper Flat Church. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Bonn of Berkeley, Calif, arrived in Wesley recently to look after their land interests. They live in the tenant house on the Cletus Studer farm. They went to Minneapolis, Minn, last week where Mrs. Bohn had her regular physical checkup. Mrs. Richard Madsen entertained the Neighborhood Birthday Club Wednesday afternoon. The Reese Martins of Earling, formerly of Wesley came August 7 for a visit in the home of their daughter and family, the Don Hauptmans and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Froehlich and his father, Charles Froehlich, spent one day last week with the Grover Footes of DesMoines in their cottage at Lake Okoboji, where they vacationed a week. The Kenneth Greins of Algona spent the same day there. Mrs. Joan Grandgenett, Mrs. Bill Goetz, Mrs. Helen Johnson, Mrs. Jo Meurer and Mrs. Clara Goetz attended a county American Legion Auxiliary meeting at Titonka August 8. A meeting will bo held in Wesley November 14. Save 84 gal. Book your lubricating oil for next year NOW—and receive 8c per gal. discount! See your Co-op tank man or call the elevator Also a Ic per gal. discount for summer fill on winter fuel oil is now in effect. Whittemore Co-op Elevator HOBARTON BRANCH CO-OP *5t»>w Golden Sun Feeds -N For top performance CO-OP gasoline, fuel oil, oils and lubricants 295-5614

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