The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on July 20, 1961 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, July 20, 1961
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Bears Sectional Champs; Meet First District Foe (SaMgan'S Qoldeft Bears, flidecj by six errors, fotind the range in the third inning and pulled out a eofne»irom-behind 10-1 victory , over fiWnka ,ln the finals of the sectiottal baseball tournament at Garrigflri Field Monday night. • The win moved Coach Jim Geelan's tefcm into the district meet at Graettinger, which began last evening (Wednesday). The Bears were slated to play at 8 p.m. Titonka got its' lone run in the top half of the second inning ana held a 1-0 lead going into the bottom half of the third. Garri gan shoved home a pair of runs to take a lead that was lengthened to,8-1 in the home half 01 the fourth. Two runs in the last of the sixth wound up the scoring. The winners totaled six hits and committed two errors, while the losers got two hits and mis cued six times. Bill Reed of the Bears got the only extra base hit of the game, a double in the sixth. Bill Rahm was the winning pitcher and Dennis Monson took the loss. Boone Valley failed to show up and a forfeit Was awarded to • Titonka and Garrigan raced to an easy 14-0 win over Corwith• Wesley- in scheduled semi-final round action Saturday night. The games were postponed from Friday -: due to rain. The; Bears plated five runs each in the'first and second in• nings -and had no trouble disposing of Corwith-Wesley as BilJ Rahm pitched one inning, Bill Reed two and Bob Reed two innings. The trip held |the losers to one hit,' a single by Devine in the third inning. Garrigan's big opening inning blast was highlighted by a triple by Bob Schneider and doubles by Rahm and Bob Goecke, while both of the Reeds got triples and Lyje Loebach a double during a three-run. fourth inning ' rally. Rahm got another double as the Bears .wound' up the scoring with a single run in the fifth. The game was called after flvb frames. Lone and Moore hurled for the losers who committed nine errors. Boone Valley and Titonka got into the semi-finals by taking wins Wednesday night. Boone Valley posted a 4-2 victory over Gilmore City-Bradgate, while Titonka got past Swea City, 8-5. with a late rally. . Hoffman was the winning pitcher and Davis the loser in the Boone Valley-Gilmore City Bradgate game. The winners notched six'hits; the losers tlVe and the winners committed foui errors, the losers three. Hoffman belted, a double and Anderson a triple for Boone Valley and Lanus got -a double for the losers. Bradgate got its two runs in the sixth inning, while Boone Valley got one in the second and three in the sixth. Watson was the winning hurler, Conway the loser in the finale. The winners were out-hit 7-5, but Swea City committed eight errors and the winners only two. Conway got a triple and double for Swea City and Hench B double for Titonka. Swea City got single runs in the first, third, and fifth innings and two in the fourth, while Titonka got single tounters in the first and fourth and three each in the second a(id sixth. Legion e-AI0e-na (Id.) Uppdf De« Molnes Thursday, July 30, 1961 COUNTY PORTS LITTLE LEAGUES With another week's action posted, only one; unbeaten team r'e'mains among the 19 teams in the''three leagues. The Soos in the International League have Won all five of their games to date. Results of games this week: International — Soos 6, Bears 0; Sops 8, Demons 3; and Chiefs 6, Saints 5; American — Yanks 9 White Sox 7; Indians 10, Red Sox 3; and Orioles 17, Twins 10; National — Pirates .7, Cubs 5; Cards 4, Pirates 0; Cubs 4 Cards 3; and Cubs 7; Braves 6. Standings: ' . International W Soos 5 Foxes 3 Chiefs — 3 Bears 3 Saints 2 Bees 1 Hawks — .0 Demons 0 American W Orioles 4 Tigers 4 Indians - _ 3 Twins 2 Red Sox 2 Yanks 2 White Sex 0 5 • *•>. Naiidnal ":;vv. • W' L Cubs —: 6 4 Braves 5 t Cards. 4 5 Pirates—— 3 5 Play will continue in <all three loops, Monday through Thursday, at three sites from now through^ August 3. Tops Stock Car Field Saturday Bancroft Jr. Team In State Tourney Dick Donahue's neat three-hit pitching was backed by the solid hitting of Butch Smith, who cracked a home run, and Dwight Spangler, who got four hits, including a double, as Bancroft's Junior Legion baseball team dumped LeMars, 9-1, at Schaller Sunday night in an interdistricl play-off game. The victory moved Coach Tony Schneider and his crew into tin- state meet August 12-13 at Schal ler, where four teams will battle it out for the championship. Donahue was near-perfect. Besides holding LeMars to just three bingles, he struck out 10 opponents and didn't allow a walk. Bancroft wound up with 13 hits -and committed one error compared to four errors by the losers. Smith got the winners off on the right foot when he belted a 400-foot home run with two mates on base in the first inning The victory upped Bancroft's record for the season to 22-1. The team is interested in scheduling games with area teams. Anyone interested should contact Tony Schneider at Bancroft. One spectacular roll and several very good races thrilled a large crowd at the regular program of stock car events at the fairgrounds here Saturday night. Another program is on tap this Saturday night. The major accident of the night occurred in the first heat race. A newly-painted car, owned by Tom Rich and Al Wagner. Algona, made it halfway around the oval on the first lap, went out of control, rolled several times and wound up on its side. The driver was uninjured. Bob Garrett, Fort Dodge, always one of the top drivers here, fought off a late challenge by Jerry Winters, Mason City, and took the feature event, which began with 12 cars on the track. Two cars spun out on the first lap, but no serious mishaps occurred. Third place went to popular Leo Christensen of West Bend. Garrett also took the handicap event, a seven-lap race that found Garrett's average trip around the track taking less time than the fastest time logged during the time trials. Bud Fair, Fort Dodge, took second and Christensen third. Winters, a newcomer here proved to be one of the best drivers around as he won the semi-main event and the second heat race. Fans liked his stylt- of driving. Les Wildin, Algona, grabbec the first heat, with Christensen second and Garrett third; Fair took the third heat, with Duane Seible, Mason City, and Sam Eslick, Fort Dodge, second and third; and Marvin Winters and Seible took second and third in the semi-main. Christensen posted the top time trial effort as he chalked up a 31 second timing for the half-? mile. FOOT Eight year old Richard Webber of Guthrie Center received a multiple fracture of the fool and bruises about the face when he fell qff the high tower at the Guthrie Center swimming pool He hit the cement bank and then fell into the water. Bulldogs Dump Boone Valley, TieE-Grove Algona chalked up its second win against eight losses and a tie Monday with an easy 10-4 verdict over. Boone Valley at Renwick. A 5-rUn second inning outburst settled the issue. An error, stolen base, singles by Lynn Kueck, Larry Helmers Jack Williams and Sig Wood and a triple' by Gary Naylor plated the five runs. A walk, double by Kueck and an error sent home a single run in the third. Three more counters crossed the plate ini the fifth on three errors and singles by Kueck and Bob Ellei> son and the final run came in the seventh on a double by Bill Wetzel, an error 'and three walks. Boone Valley counted single runs in the third and fifth in- lings and got a pair in the fourth. Kueck was the winning pitcher and also went 4-for-4 at the plate. Naylor got two hits. Hoff- nan took the loss. Algona got 11 lids and Boone Valley five. The Bulldogs committed one error the losers seven. Rain postponed the Algona- iagle Grove game at Eagle Grove Tuesday evening. The locals were ahead 2-0 when the game was called. The Bulldogs and Eagle Grove played to a 4-4 tie in eight in- lings Friday evening here. Darkness forced the game to be called after one extra inning. Algona scored two runs in the jottom of the 4th on a pair of errors on the Eagles, a stolen base and a single by Lynn Kueck and carried 'a 2-0 lead into -the top of the sixth inning When Eagle Grove counted three runs for a 3-2 lead. Eagle Grove got a single run ;o make it 4-2 in the top of the seventh and set the stage for another two-run rally by the locals. This time, an error, >a fielder's choice and singles by Gary Naylor and Tom Waller sent in 6 Golfers Sent To *~ ~~ ~ ~~ *T "?7Y~«r Tourney B ' ers moved Irtlo the secpttdi of the annual <club Algona Country/, They are Dav& ^vcms,. aeiena- ing champion, Dr. Hafeld SfMck* son, Craig Smith; Julian Chris- chilles, Frank ' Rueb and Mark Seeley. , , . Everds took- Dick Thoreson 2-1, Erickson downed Jim Milder, 4-3, Smith edged Dr, Charles O'Connor, 2-Up, ChrlseWllds edged Al Buchanan, Imp,- ftueb nosted a 5-4 win bver Dr< Strohmann and , Seeley register ed a;l-up decision, in 16 'holer over Frank Moultort.', ' ' Pat Beck will meet.Cla'yt Pittman and Dr. J. 'fi'. 1 'Harris, will meet Jerry Ferris 'in. the"oth'er two first round matches. Other results — First -Ipght: Ed Gottfredson defeatedfJ-'iBob Garms, Sr., Clalr BloSSonv do'wn- ed Orval Hakes and Walt Hsgpn ' got past Dr. R. K. Third flight: D. P. Richardson', Smith, ','b'ver . , , j Bill Navoichick; Fourth flight: Bud Morck over Jack .WilliamSi and Carl Irelan oVer Harold, Cowan. ,he tying runs. Messerly hurled for Eagle jrove, allowing six hits and Wal- .er pitched a five-hitter for the locals. Naylor and Kueck each got two hits for the Bulldogs. West Bend Dps League Lead To Full Game West Bend upped its second lalf-season lead in the Kossuth bounty Baseball League to a full game Sunday with a 10-5 win over St. Joe at St. Joe. Lone Rock jumped into a second place tie with a 9-1 victory over Humboldt at Humboldt in the other loop fray. St. Joe will travel to Lone Rock and Humboldt to West Bend for league contests thii Sunday. St. Joe holds a 2-0 season edge over Lone Rock in earlier games played by the teams. Mertz and Doyle hurled West Bend past St. Joe, allowing the losers only six hits. The winners got nine blows from the offerings of Holmes and Heinen. West Bend committed four errors, St Joe three. Marv Bollinger pitched a six- hitter to pace Lone Rock's win over Humboldt. The winners got 16 hits off Marcellus each team made one error. Standings W West Bend 2 Lone Rock 1 St. Joe 1 Humboldt ——' 0 Burt Elevator •*-'.•! ' Elects Two New Directors Burt — The annual stockholders meeting of the, Burt Cooperative Elevator and Lumber CJo, was held at 8 p.m. Friday. Annual reports were given and 'directors elected. The''terms 'of Russell Patterson, Paul Webber, and Frank Ryerson expired. Ryerson' was re-elected as secretary of the board. New directors elected were Jess Harms 'and Delmar Angus. ' ' Walter Campney will act as president of the" boa'fd. Dean Andrews, vice president. Main speaker of the' evening was L. F. Trafford, of the Farmers Elevator Service Company. Fort Dodge. Other speakers were Maurice Knudtson, Emmetsburg-. and Virgil Giddings, Humboldt: Refreshments were served fll by members of the Legion Auxiliary. : • '•.' Wins PO Award -r Ernest M. Polherhus, clerk at the Artisia, Cal.;post office, received commendation for an Ward-winning suggestion for temporary carrier wing cases to provide additional and table space. The adoption at separations - > ' »i the Artesia office has enabled inexperienced carriers to meet required standards for office time. • ;? • A cash award from the po&t office 'department, in addition ! f lO the certificate of award, signed by . Postmaster General J. Edward Day, was formally presented to Polhernus. Ernest has been .• employed ar the Artesia post office since April 1, 1941. He is the son of Mrs. Amelia Polhemus of Burt. Auxiliary Elects ' : Newly elected officers, of the Burt American Legion Auxiliary were installed at Tuesday evening's meeting by past president Luella McWhorter, assisted by Elna Boettcher and Mary Nelson. Installed to head the group the coming year were: Dorothy Becker, president Celia Scott, vice president, Wan- talee Hawcott, secretary, Genevieve Graham, treasurer, Beth Miller, chaplain, Mary Nelson, Sgt.-at-ars, and Gladys Hawcott, Sgt.-at-arms, and Gladys Hawcott,, historian. Janet Black, who was a delegate of the Auxiliary to Haw- kcye Girls State in June, gave a report of her experience at Cedar Falls. President Dorothy Becker announced that' the annual State Convention of the Legion Auxiliary would be held at Hotel Fort Des Moines, July 27-28 and asked for volunteer delegates to The five children of the late Mr, and Mrs. M. Peyton of Sac City have lived a total of 419 years. Louie, 76, Fred, 82, and Dplph Peyton, 80, are 'all of Sac City. Charlie, 86, is from Deadwood, South Dakota and Mrs. Martha Roark, 95, lives in Nebraska. Two sisters and one brother have preceded these five in death, Tilda, 87, Henry, 72 ana Sarah, 55. Phone CY 4*3535 -Your New*pap«r ano LIGHTNING Roy Grinnell of Hamburg Is recovering from a unique experience that happened to him recently. He was struck by light' rung and could not talk to explain to anyone what had hap pened. He was hospitalized foi four days with a loss of speech and shock. After being released burned spots appeared on his feet and his body and the lightning diagnosis was made. It is believed his rubber rain coat and rubber overshoes saved his life. 6TORAQF CABINETS, meial, at Upper e ieeal-tintt, Blue filed* $tei; ; ^ • , Th& ftiofltMy meelteg, e! ttw Bur); Blue Birds was, held Satuf- day with fi'iafte-PefsCH- as hos* less. Plans wefe made fof the kn« ual Achievement Day fo be helfl August 1-. On August 4 and 8 thd club Will hold theif fcnhual out* l«g at Lake Okobojt, •• ' ' , Francis ' McDomild, Defaorflh Schultz arid Evelyn Cheflaftd" talked. A demonstration was giv; en by Diane Person and Janet Cherland, Mr and Mrs Clifford Parrjsh have returned to their home at Louisville,. Kentucky, fifter a vis-' it with her" rVr&h'er, Mrs Cora Stow. They and Mrs- Stow spent several 'd^ys las.t week at the Willard StoW and Cefcil Godfredson homes in Humboldt. Mrs. Lawrence Doege > will be hostess in her home fViday to members of the sewing" circle. Dn and Mrs W. F. Ha'mstreet. Brownsville, Texas, arrjved in Burt this "past week for a months visit with relatives and friends, The Hamstreets are making their home at the Anna Zahke home While here. ' •--• Mr and Mrs Estel Rentz, Florida, are enjoying a 'Visit with friends and relatives ip this area. The Claude Whitehills are visiting at the parental Wayne Mann hornet The Whitehills are moving soon to Clear Lake where he will teach this coming year. ' .. Mr and Mrs Floyd Dremmel, Aurora, lit. are visiting with his mother, Mrs Nelle Dremmel, and with other relatives in Burt and Algona. Mr and Mrs Joe Brenda, Riceville, were Sunday guests at the Rev. Bohi home. • Winners in the drawings at the annual elevator stockholders meeting Friday evening were Rudy Peter, Art Hillman, Nadine Shipler, Lawrence Doege, Sarah Stewart, Ray McWhorter, ' Mrs Fred Tigges, Mrs Earl Ackerman, Janice Hellman, Mrs John Carroll, Mrs Maurice Knudtson, Alvin Andreasen, Duane Habeger, Walter Gocne and Clara Van Steenburg. Mr ^nd Mrs Wrri. Brandt, Wells, Minn., were Saturday visitors' at the ' A!. Hinckley home. Sunday visitors at .the Hinckley's were Mr and Mrs Henry Prange and Bobby, also of Wells. Mf and -Mrs Lyle Michener. Jefferson, and Janice Stewart, taurens, were Friday visitors at the Rev. Bohi home. Mrs Judy Wubben is staying with Mrs Olive Moore and assisting with household duties. Rev. and Mrs Wm. Bohi, Virginnia and Charles Were Sunday dinner guests at the Rev. Harvey Walker home at Fenton. 'Mr and Mrs F. L. Tellier were hosts in their home to relatives from several states and .Canada this past week. Visitors were Mr and Mrs Theo. Walcott, San An- seleno, Calif., Mrs David Keyes, Kevin and -Lisa, China Lake, Calif., Bruce Walcott, McMinnville, Oregon, Judy Schwella, Santa Ana, Calif., Mr and Mrs James Roberts, Roberta and Cindy, Monterey Park, Calif., Mr and Mrs John Novotny, Westas- kivin, Alberta, Canada, Mr and Mrs George Walcott, Bradgate. [owa, and Mr and Mrs, Willard Hamand, Sac City. The visitors and the Telliers attended a Walcott family reunion at Sac City Sunday. Mr and Mrs Jack McMullen, Cheryl 'and Ronny, Northwood, spent Friday night at the parental G. H. McMullen home. On Saturday they visited at , the lome of her parents, the Wayne Keiths. Charles Bohi, who has been attending summer school at Storm Lake, arrived home Friday and will spend the rest of the summer with his parents, Rev. and Mrs. Wm. Bohi. Mr and Mrs Vern Rofdal and' family visited Friday at the Lawrence Doege home'. Mrs Floyd Koepke returned home this past week after a 10- day vacation trip to Los Angeles and Long Beach, Calif. She and a cousin, Mrs. Fred Kettner, Truman, Minn., made the trip to California via jet airliner from Minneapolis. Mr and Mrs John Rash and son and Mrs David Miller and Leslea spent Saturday with tht^- mother, Mrs Jessie Rash. Also iWI X = i M PRINTING The best..for less ATTH6 Upper Des Moines Publishing Co. »6thf fitftee AMESICAN SOCIETY ,< 6m ALGONAJOWA Meet DOUG DIEKMAN JEWELER WHO HAS JOINED Sharp's Jewelry to offer you the finest Craftsmanship in Watch., Repairing, Jewelry Re- paling, Diamond Setting and other Services associated with our store. MEET DOUG DIEKMAN and have your Watch timed on a Watch Master .... > ' MEET DOUG DIEKMAN and have your Watch cleaned in the newest of Ultrasonic Cleaners ... . MEET DOUG DIEKMAN and have him show you the very latest in Diamond Mountings, and do your shopping while he mounts your diamond .... MEET DOUG DIEKMAN and have your rings checked and cleaned in our Ultrasonic Jewelry Cleaner ... , ^ WE ARE PROUD TO HAVE A JEWELER OF DOUG'S ABILITY AND REPUTATION IN OUR FIELD TO JOIN THE STAFF AT SHARP'S- JEWELRY! The very successful Ridiculous Days in addition to the last day* of • t«nt«ti9n«l July Clearance, have left us with a varied assortment of small lets arid broken »ls* ranges in various departments, For the remainder of the month, you will find tempting bargains all over the store. It will be worth your while to look u* over during the next week or ten days, You'll find many "Mt-What-You-Wantecj" at THE CHR!§CHlUE$ STQRE, Be on the look-out for them, Thvi iff "CLiAN UP DAYS" at thii ftore. .

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