The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on November 14, 1967 · Page 12
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 12

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, November 14, 1967
Page 12
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Riedmger, Bode Named To All-Loop FB Team Randy Riedinger, senior halfback, and Phil Bode, junior center, were named to first team slots and 10 other Algona Bulldogs were selected as second team and honorable mention choices on the All-North Central Conference football teams named this week. Loop coaches made the selections - and the total of 12 Algona High players named might be a record for the local school. Second team choices included Tom Jones, end, Jim Utt, tackle, Mike Dreyer, guard, Smokey Barr, quarterback, all seniors, and Mike Betts, halfback, junior. Honorable mention went to seniors Don Hagen, tackle, Neal Smith, end, Rich Black, halfback, and Steve Claude, guard, and junior Tim Black, back. Undoubtedly the fine 7-1 season mark and 6-1 loop record of the Bulldogs resulted in the large total of Bulldogs named. Other first team choices included five men from the champion Webster City Lynx Harold Parsons, end, Howard Claude, tackle, Frank Duro, quarterback, and Tim Shelton and Tim McKinney, backs; Tom Porter, Hampton, end; Geoff Mickelson, Humboldt, tackle; Jim Weaver, Iowa Falls, guard; and Dave McCullough, Clarion guard. Parsons and Bode were the only first team selections who will not graduate next spring. Besides the Algona quintet, the second team consists of Steve Johnson, Clear Lake end; Gary Carlson, tackle, and Kurt Hillman, quarterback, Hampton; Gary Biggs, Webster City guard; Dana Craig, Iowa Falls center; Ken Bernhardt, Clarion back; and Mike Oberman, Humboldt back. Betts, Johnson, Hillman and Bernhardt are the junior members of the second team. Athletic Officials Night Class Set A course of instruction in officiating high school athletics is being offered by the adult education program of the Algona Community School. The instruction will cover the many aspects of officiating procedures arid techniques. Boys football, basket- '. ball, baseball and wrestling, as well as girls basketball, track and softball may be included. The program will consist of ten classes meeting Monday evenings. Class sessions will be held in the Algona Community High School building at 7:30 p.m. The instruction is scheduled to begin Monday evening, Nov. 27. Other class meetings will be Dec. 4,11, and 18; Jan. 8, 15,22and29; Feb. 5 and 12. The enrollment fee will be $5 payable at the first class session. Instruction will be under the direction of Everett Barr, local athletic official. He will be assisted by other officials of the area as well as athletic directors and coaches of schools within the area. Demonstrations and films of games and meets will be used to illustrate principles and techniques. Plans include explaining procedures for persons interested in becoming approved to officiate high school athletics. Rules, instructions and interpretations will be demonstrated by films from the National Federation of High Schools and local high school films. Group discussion and participation is also to be included. Following the completion of the instruction, the participants may take the rules examination to become qualified as a high school athletic official. This is optional, however. Prospective and current officials as well as interested spectators are invited to participate in the instruction. The class is open to both men and women. It is desired to have registration made for the class prior to the first class meeting. The enrollment fee is to be paid at the first class, however, Registration may be completed by calling Elgin Allen, high school principal, or Frank Brusie at Algona 295-3518, or by writing to Frank Brusie, Adult Education, Algona Community High School, or by making a personal visit to the office of the high school principal. When registering submit your name, address and telephone number. Any questions may be directed to the above sources, also. Public Library Opening Held At Wesley WESLEY - The new Wesley public library held its formal opening Saturday afternoon, Nov. 4, with 235 guests registered from nine neighboring towns. The land for the new building was donated by the Oddfellow Success Lodge 134 of Wesley. It is just east of the building that had been housing the library. A gift of $8,000 from the Kinney-Lindstrom Foundation of Mason City and more than $6,000 in free-will donations from the citizens of Wesley and the surrounding area made the new library possible. The building on the north side of main v streej; was started in May. Members of the building committee are Mayor Jack Richter, John Youngwirth, Holland Heard, Mrs. Clara Erdman and Mrs. Charles Nygaard. The spacious interior has an "L" shaped book selection area, large paneled storage unit, two rest rooms and an educational room to the back on the east side that can be made private with the folding door. The room will be available for use as a meeting room by clubs and groups of the community. There is recessed lighting throughout and the entire floor area is covered with indoor-outdoor carpet. $500 worth of new books are being purchased by the library board, whose members are: Mrs. Hazel Studer, pres.; Miss Ethel Flom, vice pres.; Mrs. Albert Lickteig, sec.; Mrs. Clara Erdman, treas.; Mrs. Dave Klein, Mrs. L. L. Lease and Mrs. John Bleich. The library' hours are from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday and Wednesday; 3 to 5 and 6 to 9 p.m. Friday; and 9 to 11 a.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Mrs. Charles Nygaard is librarian. The coffee, cookies and ice cream cones served Saturday were furnished by the Walker Grocery Store. Swea City VFW Membership Drive Now On The VFW post at Swea City is offering the first year's membership in their post for any Vietnam veteran in the north half of Kossuth county. Those personnel presently serving in Vietnam may also become members of the post if their relatives will provide the name of the serviceman. Contact the following members of the V.F.W. for anyjnformation and also to get your vet or serviceman signed up: Commander George Elliott, Wallace Johnson or Earl Berg, Swea City; Carlyle Engelby, Ledyard; Dennis Luhn, Lakota; or Kenneth Jackson, Lone Rock. This offer is the VFW's way of saying "thank you" for your service in the Armed Forces. Membership in the V.F.W. is limited to men with overseas service who have earned a campaign, expeditionary or occupation medal. It is the only veteran's organization that demands this exclusive eligibility requirement. Area Hospital Wanted; Poll Is Decisive Final tabulations of the recently completed area hospital survey have been compiled and the report shows 2,077 households were visited by volunteer workers. Armed with brochures explaining the hospital situation as to continuation of facilities at Buffalo Center, 232 workers set out in an attempt to visit each household in a two-county, 12- township area. Included in the undertaking were the towns of Buffalo Center, Thompson and Rake in Winnebago county along with Buffalo, King, Lincoln, Eden, Grant and Linden townships. In Kossuth county, the towns of Lakota and Ledyard and Ledyard, German, Hebron, Lincoln, Ramsey, and Springfield townships. Results of the poll point to 1750 households and 5770 people registering approval of the base for an area hospital while 176 households and 573 people recorded a "no." A total of 151 households were represented in the "No Response" column of the tabulation. Ex-S-City Man Passes; Rites Held Friday Services for Everett L. Wischmeyer, 23, formerly of Swea City, were held at 2 p.m. Friday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Swea City. Burial was at Harrison township cemetery. Reese-Henry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangments. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn, and a daughter, Kim Ranae, both of Belvedere, HI.; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Wischmeyer, Sr., a sister, Mrs. John Alspach, and one brother, Cyril, all of Swea City. Rocks Hit Car Two Algona men reported rocks being thrown at their car from the railroad tressle just north of Algona on Highway 169. Rocks hit the hood and windshield of the car, causing minor damage. Small children were seen running from the scene. Tuesday, Nov. 14, 1967 Algona, (la.) Upper Des Moinet-13 16 Kossuth Footballers On State Line All-Teams Sixteen Kossutli county football players were named to the All- State Line Conference Football teams this week. Half of the total represented the Sentral Satellites, who finished second in the title chase with a G-l season record. Sentral's Ken Marlow, end, Jim Bollig, tackle, and Jerry Nerem, fullback, all juniors, and Swea City's Thor Thoreson, center, and Mike Johnson, halfback, were placed on the first team by coaches making the selections. Thoreson is also a junior. Others on the first team were Fred Frazier, tackle, Larry Thorland, tackle, Doug Peterson, end, and Mark Anderson, fullback, from Thompson's loop champs; MarkGrabinoski, guard, and Dan Laffey, fullback, Armstrong; Mark Jenson, tackle, Woden-Crystal Lake; and Russ Felkey, guard, Lincoln-Central. Sentral's Joel Priebe, guard, Terry Brekke, center, Bol> Krause, tackle, Owen Kerber, halfback, and Jim Geitzenauer, quarterback; Swea City's Craig Applequist, tackle; Titonka'sHod Isebrand, tackle; Lincoln-Central's Dennis Hoffman, tackle, Mike Nichols, guard, and Dave Ramsey, fullback; Thompson's Lyn Anderson, guard, and Arlo Sime, quarterlack; and Woden- Crystal Lake's Bryce Juhl, halfback, were placed on the second team. Sleeker and Harms of Titonka and R. Ncwlin and J. Newlin, Swea City, were given honorable mention. Only two unanimous first team selections were Marlow and Johnson. District Court District court cases were slated for assignment here late Monday morning according to County Clerk Alma Pearson. Those who know Know > MINNEAPOLIS MOTOR HOTEL For Convenience ... For Luxury Accommodations. .. I For Friendliness... For Budget Rates ... For Resort- like Atmosphere . . . Easily Accessible to All Highways ' HI.'. I >i-lii!liilnl An ' .Hid Suili-. 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