The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 30, 1957 · Page 6
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 6

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 30, 1957
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t Algona Takes 2nd Loop W Jfc • •• 4h- *k ™ Grill Stars On Mound Over Dodger Nine The strikeout pitching of Al Grill and dutch hitting of Vinre Bernardo and Manager Gordv wmkel ushered the Algona KCs Jo their second straight Kossuth County Baseball League win, nn 8-3 conquest of Fort Dodge on the Dodger diamond Sunday afternoon. Humboldt rapped Estherville, !«-*. at Humboldt in the only Other league game, as cold weather forced cancellation of the Bancroft-Lone Rock and Whittemore-Emmetsburg contests. The Bancroft-Lone Rock game will be made up, weather per- rnitting, at Lone Rock. Thursday, May 30. at 2:30 p.m. Games on tap next week include: Emmetsburg at Bancroft Humboldt at Algona Lone Rock at Whittemore Fort Dodge at Estherville Fort Dodge gave the KCs a bad tune for four innings. Geilenfeld held the locals to three nits as his mates counted once in the third and twice in the fourth for a 3-0 bulge. Winkel tied the count in the top of the fifth. With one out, Grill singled. Loren Nelson whiffed, but Bernardo doubled, putting runners on second and third. Winkel then slammed a home run that sent in the tying counters. With the Fort Dodge, hitters held at bay by Grill, the KCs hung up three more runs in the top of the sixth to take the lead. Singles by Godden, Amfahr, Bernardo and Winkel and a hit batsman turned the trick. Bernardo slammed a home run With Warren Bebo aboard in the top of the eighth to wrap up the scoring and game. Grill went all the way. He struck out 15 and walked five while getting his second win against no losses. The KCs picked up 14 hits off Geilenfeld, Gre- nett and Hankel, with Geilenfeld getting the loss. Bernardo was the top sticker with four hits in five tries during the game. Estherville took a 6-0 lead over Humboldt in the first t?wo innings, then fell, 18-7. The winners crashed 17 hits, while the losers got seven, Burke and Hess hurled for the losers, while Greene went all the way for Humboldt. League Standings W L Algona 2 0 Humboldt 1 0 Bancroft 0 0 Whittemore 0 0 Emmetsburg 0 0 Lone Rock 0 1 Fort Dodge _ ___ 0 1 Estherville __. 0 1 8-3 Moifltft Trumdoy, May 30, 195? Charles Trunnelle Gets U.S.A.F. Navigator Wings ThnnTf—wTS Trunnelle, 2nd Ll., U S A F, son of Mr and Mrs Theodore W. Trunnelle of Route 1, Wesley, Iowa was awarded the silver wings of an aircraft navigator on May 7, 1957, at graduation exeicises at Ellington Air Force Base, Houston, Texas. The course is of 42 weeks duration. Lt. Trunnelle is a graduate of Iowa State College where he received his commission under the AFROTC program and a Bacheloi oi ocience degree. »j,o l«n "^tassignment will be Strategic Air Command one with the 36th Air Division at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. Marilyn Zentner Is Band Queen LuVerne — Marilyn Zentner was elected by the band of the LuVerne school to be a candidate for Miss North Iowa in the North Iowa Band Festival, June 11, in Mason City. She is a senior who plays baritone horn in the concert band and snare drum In the marching band. She has been very active in many small instrumental and vocal groups and sings in the mixed chorus. Marilyn entered the typing contest at A.I.B. in Deb Moines and won honors in the speed division. Her father, Lloyd H. Zentner, works for ,'the State Highway Cpmmission in Humboldt. Marilyn was reared in the home of her maternal grandparents, Dr. end Mrs T. L. Williams, LuVerne. Swea City F.F.A. Boys Take Trip . Swea & Eagle — Nine boys of the F.F.A. chapter left Thursday on a seven-day pleasure and pight-seeing trip through Colora- 16 Graduate At Wesley Eighth Grade Program Wesley _ Eighth-grade graduating exercises were held in St Joseph's Catholic after the 7:30 Mass Sunday, May 26. Rev. L Klein presented diplomas to Patty Youngwirth, Patty Bleich, Delores Goetz, Arlene Goetz, Joan Becker, Carol Root, Shirley Reiling, Ruth Ann Nelson, Marilyn Froelich, Karen Grant, Janet Otis, Maxine Dornbier, James Vitzthum, Tom Reising, Louis Martin and David Hilbert. Herman Krull Weds Herman J. Krull of Buffalo Center, who was butcher at the Farmer's creamery and locker here several years was married Apr. 17 to Mrs Gusta Dobernecker of Britt at the Little Brown church. They were attended by Mr and Mrs Stramford of Nashua. The couple have visited Mrs Mary Seifert many times. BerHum, ag instructor; Robert Jones, and William Lyle, The group will visit the rugged mountain »rea of western Colorado, the flpyal Gorge, Colorado Springs, and points of interest in Penver, including a guided tour Of the U. S. Treasury Mint. Proceeds from Chapter projects are Used, to finance the trip. . Tlje group 'will camp out in national parks and other public camp sites. Poys making the trip are Bob and Ronnie Kaltved, Dennis Lund, Larry Looft, Bill Wilkus, Howard Roalson, Maur ; ice Blair, Ted Abbas and Don Cordes. 30 Graduate At ft, John's High *~"-flreft — Graduation exer- were held at St. John's church Sunday, May 26, r _ seniors receiving diplo- Bev. Eugene Schumacher erokee was the speaker, lately following the pre- i of the diplomas by Fall. Schultes. Awards to the following: Richard Cache; iHigan; Doyle; r . id Student, Joan Fox; ^ ' onna Mr and Mrs Alvin Meyer of Wesley and Mr and Mrs Nels Jensen of Britt will be hosts to the Hancock County young married group at a family picnic on June 4. Martin Hamilton is remodeling the old drug store into an office and show room for rental pur poses. Anna Flom and Mrs Veva Lease attended a dinner Saturday, May 25, in the Johnson House, Algona for board members of the Kossuth County Society "or crippled children and adults. Miss Flom was re-elected secre ;ary, Leann Kay Hildebrand, infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Lee Sildebrandt of Britt, was baptized Sunday in the Methodist church by Rev. F. A. Webb. Wesley Township Homemakers met Tuesday, May 21, at Center school. Bernice Larson and Ceceia Ackerson were hostesses. Janice Richtsmeier, Marilyn Hughes, Kathleen Studer and Helen Lickteig, students at Good Council Academy, Mankato, Minn., will come home Friday for the summer vacation. Sunday dinner guests in the Clarence Nelson home in honor of Ruth Ann's graduation from the 8th grade were Mrs Rose Nelson, James and Margaret McBreen of Livermore and Mr and Mrs Girard Strouth and family of Reading, Minn. Sunday guests in the Lawrence Koppen home were their two daughters: Mr and Mrs Irwin Wiltgen of Algona and Mr and Mrs Roland Schmidt and chil-. dren of Garner, and Bob Lawson of St. Louis. Mr and Mrs Jack Hayes and three children of Waterloo spent Thursday thru Sunday at the parental John Richter home. Mr and Mrs Robert Siepmann and son Benny and Mr Siepmann's mother of Des Moines spent the weekend at the home of the latter's daughter, Mrs Carl Froehlich. Mrs Mike Flom went to Des Moines Friday evening to spend the weekend with her daughter, Sandra. Sunday guests in the Norbert Hilbert home in honor of David, who was a member of the 8th grade graduation class at St. Jo&eph's parochial gchaoi vtexe Joe and Ed Sisenfeacher. Mr and Mrs Ed Hildman were Sunday guests of their son-in- law and daughter, Mr and, Mrs *flbert gain (4 AJjonj,- Mrs Edmund Drummer and tret children Q| HaverhUl spent the weekend with her parents Mr and Mrs John Weig. Mr and Mrs Frank Bentele of Swea Qity were Sunday guests in the Will Hauptly home. Sunday dinner guests in the Luke Youngwirth home in honor of Patty's 8th grade graduation were Mr and Mrs Julius Becker of Livermore, Mr and Mrs Dick May of Kanawha; Mr and Mrs Joe Krieps and their families, Mr and Mrs George Vitzthum and Mike and Leo Yo'ungwirth of Whittemore. Mr and Mrs Larry Youngwirth and family were evening guests. Mr and Mrs Herman Bode, Paul -and Marlene and Mr and Mrs "Franklin Bode and Mike attended a family dinner party Sunday, May 26 in honor of Emily Bode, daughter of Mr and Mrs Calvin Bode of Algona in the Plum Creek Center school. Emily was a member of the graduation Class of St. Cecelia's Academy. Mr and Mrs Bill Goetz spen ihe weekend at Buckingham with her brother-in-law and sister, "" and Mrs Orville Beenken. Mr and Mrs Lou Ricke and 'amily were May 26 guests in the George Goetz home in honor ol Arlene Goetz who graduated from the 8th grade of the parochial school. Mrs Tony Seller is staying in he home of her daughter, Mrs Dale Swaney and family at Britt caring for the children and household duties while Mrs Swaney, the former Rosemary Seller underwent surgery at Mercy hospital, Mason City. Edgar Hauptly was taken to Britt hospital last week for medical care. Mrs Adelia Thistlewood of Minneapolis spent several days over the weekend with her sister, Mrs Viola Studer and their mother, 'Mrs Jennie Luken. Mr and Mrs Joe Krieps entertained a group of relatives and friends Wednesday evening, May 22, after graduation exercises of their daughter, Joan. Mr and Mrs Leo Goetz and Grace were at Mankato last week making' 'preparations for Grace who will enter business college there. Mr and Mrs Robert Pink and family of Omaha spent the weekend at the parental, E.M. Olson home. Mrs Duffy, 52, Rites May 25 At Whittemore Funeral services for Mrs Hugh Duffy. 52, lifelong resident of the Whittemorr-Rodman area, were held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St Michael's Catholic church at Whittemore. Fr. Zensen officiated and burial was in St. Peter and Paul's Catholic cemetery at West Rend. Hamilton Funeral Home of Algona was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers at the funeral were Earl Steier. James Geelan. John Mersch. Ervin Elbert. William Bonnstetter and Thomas Rooncy. Mrs Duffy died Wednesday evening. May 22, at the Duffy farm home three miles south of Whittemore. She had been ill since January of this year. Nina Jones, daughter of Tom and Matilda Fenn Jones, was born March 31, 1905, at Rodman. She was married to Hugh Duffy at Whittemore Nov. 16, 1936. and they have resided there since. The Duffys have no children. Survivors, besides Mr Duffy include a sister, Betty (Mrs Lot Ricke), Wesley; and two broth ers, William Jones, Ayrshire: and Oral Jones, Lewistown, Mont. Mrs Duffy wfis a member o the Rosary Society and St. Mich ael's Catholic church. Sentral High Graduation Held May 21 Seneca — Commencement exercises for Sentral High School seniors were held Tuesday evening, May 21, at the Fenton high school auditorium. The processional, Pomp and Circumstance was played by Mrs Kathryn Walker. Invocation — Rev. Clifford E. Nordine. Sentral mixed chorus vocal numbers. Address: "Think and Succeed" Dr. Howard L. Blanchard, Des MToines, Iowa. Male Quartette — Ronald Hohanriesen, David Looft, Roger Nielsen and Raymond Wilberg. Clarinet quartette — Donna Jlanchard, Beth Ann Newel, Madonnow Marlow and Jo Ann Sunde. Presentation of the Class o 1957 — Supt. K. M. Chase. Presentation of Diplomas —MJ L. A. Newbrough. Benediction — Rev. Harvey A Walker. ily of Swea City: Marlys Johan nesen of Fairmont and Glen Liecling of Ceylon, Minn. Mr and Mrs Henry Looft anc Mr and'Mrs Martin'Wilberg entertained at the Looft home honoring their sons, David and Raymond respectively following their graduation. Guests included Jack Looft of Crystal Lake; Patricia Horstman of Thompson; Mr and Mrs Donald Wilberg and daughter, also a friend from Fairmont Minn.; Mrs Harry Vflhldieck, Wnllingford; Mrs Bertha Pommer. Algona; Mr and Mrs Gerril DeWaard, Wesley; Mrs Anno Presthus, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Johannesc-n and Larry, also Bob Wilberg of Lone Rock, and Mr and Mrs Lester Osborn, Janice and Larry of Fenton. The Seneca Sparklers 4-H club honored their mothers at a tea Wednesday afternoon at the ionic of Colleen Smith, with Mrs Smith as hostess. Barbara Eng- and, club president, welcomed the guests and Mrs Alfred Petersen responded. A demonstration was given by Susan Sullivan and Alici> Petersen. Barbara England lave a talk. Diane Grunhovc was chosen as the "Better Groomed" girl. The girls then jresentcd a skit with Sharon Sullivan as narrator. Colleei: Smith sang a vocal solo and the jroup joined in singing. Guests ncludecl Mrs Lyle England, Mrs Elmer Hannisch, Mrs Francis Sullivan, Mrs Martin Wilberg, Mrs Harold Grunhovd, Mrs Alfred Petersen, Mrs 'Henry Looft and Eileen Benzin. Confirmation services will be held at the Blakjer Lutheran church Sunday, June 2, at 10:30 o'clock. Young people being confirmed are Gary Logo, Carol Johannesen, Larry Johannesen, Judy Bratrud, Barbara and Merle Halverson, Jim Geilenfeld, Donald Cherland and Ronald Cherland. 2 Scholarships For Algona Hi Orads At S.U.I. Connie Priebe $50 Fine In J.P. Court Cose ' Mr and Mrs Fred Johannesen entertained at their home Tuesday evening in honor of their son Dwane's graduation. It also turned out to be a surprise birthday party, honoring Mrs Johannesen on her birthday. She was presented with a gift and a lovely birthday cake. Guests were Mr and Mrs Melvin Norland and Larry, Cylinder; Mrs Norman Quam, Emmetsburg; Mr and Mrs Elmer Randa and Kerry, Cylinder; Mr and Mrs Norman Finnestad and Craig, Mr and Mrs Art Kabrick of Fenton; and Mr and Mrs Ordean Kabrick and family of Bancroft. Mr and Mrs John Johannesen entertained in honor of Ronald's graduation. Guests included Mr and Mrs Fred Ploeger and daugh- ,er, Ruth of Ledyard; Mr and Mrs Morris Johannesen and fam- An Algona man, John Robert Bahr,' paid $50 and costs after pleading guilty to a charge of petty larceny in Justice C. H. Ostwinkle's court here Saturday morning. The defendant was not represented by counsel, Bahr was charged with taking a timing light from the Weidenhoff Corp. where he had worked. He claim- id the parts had been assembled ^y him after they were thrown onto a truck to be hauled to the dump. The light showed up in possession of another person who reportedly traded a soldering ron for it. Several other cases were heard by Ostwinkle during the week. Robert L. Buscher, Algona, was fined $9 and costs on an over- width vehicle count;'John T. Roberts, Algona, paid $10 and costs for passing a school bus; Frank J. Kenney, Fenton, was fined $25 and costs for no operator's license, with $15 of the fine suspended. Walter J. Turchin, Algona, paid $5 and costs for failing to display valid registration; Thomas C. Wolfe, Algona, was fined .$5.50 and cost for overload; John Slagle, Algona, was fined $10 and costs for intoxication, with th$ fine suspended; and Jimmy Bettin, Lake View, was fined $20 and costs, with $5 suspended, for speeding. Patricia Ferris A. pair of Algona high school senior girls, Patricia Ferris and Connie Priebe, were among 152 lowa high school seniors named to receive Merit Scholarships for freshmen at The State University of Iowa last weekend. All students who were awarded scholarships will receive $100 during their freshman year if AJ altcnded the university. Additional financial assistance will also be given to any who need it to help with fees and tuition. Students in the top ten percent of Iowa high school graduatin 0 classes were eligible to take th Merit Scholarship tests in March Scholarships were awarded on the basis of results of the test and the students' high schoo academic records. Graduate 3T Titonka Seniors Graduation exercises for the senior class at Titonka Consolidated School were held Tuesday Ma/ 28 at the high school audi- , onum. Rev. William Kroon, pas- 1 tor of the Ramsey Reforr Church here, spoke on May 26 U i the high school auditorium at baccalaureate services. . Wayne Bartelt was valedictorian and Duane Beenken, saluta- tor i a "- S. H. Thiesse is principal and W. P. Truesdell, superintend- Graduates include Wayne Bartelt, Duane Beenken, Lavonne Beenken, Louise Boyken, Darlene Callies, Sharon Carroll, Bobby Fritz, Larry Gray, Janice Harms, Betty Hatten, Joyce Isebrand, Eldon Krause, Dennis Krommga, Audrey Larson, Neal Loeschen, Marian Meyer, Linda' Nelson, Myrna Norland, Kent Rippentrop, Craig Sathoff, Russell Sonnenberg, Harlan Stocker,' Judy Stecker, Roger Studer Phyllis Weila'nd.v Marie Welp,' Gerald Wibben, Harold Wibben and Dennis Wubben. Thos. Molamphy Rites Saturday Last rites for Thomas 3. Molamphy, 74, resident of Algona for many years, were held Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Cecelia Catholic church with Msgr. P. P. Gearen officiating, Burial was in Calvary cemetery. McCullough's Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers at the funeral wer« Kenny Geilenfeld, Ralph Markla, Leo McEnroe, Floyd Eggerth, Ernie Moe and Edward Larson. Mr Molamphy succumbed to a heart condition Thursday morning, May 23, at St. Ann hospital. He had been ill about three weeks. Thomas J. Molamphy, son of Mr and Mrs John Molamphy, was born April 1, 1883, at Hastings, Mmn. He was married to Elizabeth Laubenthal at Emmetsburg April 1, 1914. Mr Molamphy was a painter and decorator here for many years. He is survived by his wife, a son, Thomas, Winfield; four daughters, Mildred (Mrs Cecil Ko'epke), Algona; Kathryn (Mrs Marlin Schiltz), Bancroft; Helen (Mrs Jay Carlson), Wesley; and Mary (Mrs V e r n Struthers), Grove City, Minn.; a sister, Mrs Mae Fahrer, Portland, Oregon; a brother, John, Balsam Lake, Wis., 17 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Stop Light Fine An Algona man, Ernest M. Sorlie, was fified $5 and costs in Mayor C. C. Shierk's court for going through a stop light Tuesday morning. The first use of the abbreviation U.S.A. was to stamp approval on ban-els of gunpowder made at a mill near Frankfort, Pennsylvania, for Washington's Army. HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS i i i i i i i i i i I Your splendid newly-rempdeled store is a real credit to Algona's shopping district, S & L . 7. "and wTknow you wiil have a wonderful reception to your big Grand I ™ Opening I I We're Feeling j Kinda Proud, Too We're feeling proud because we're in a new store, too! Folks, if there's one teensy-weensy thing you can't find at the S & L Grand Opening (although we doubt it!) 7T. try DIAMONDS. DIAMOND'S SURPLUS STORE Open In Our New Location Next To Security State Bank | E I I Tornado Levels Farm Of Kin Lakola — Mr and Mrs Thomas THfcmpson went to Rush City, Minn, last week after hearing of he ' disastrous tornado which eveled the farmstead of Mr Thompson's brother, and severely I njured Mrs Thompson. Reason No. FOR SALE 108.45 Acre Kossuth County Farm Transformer And Power Lines Out Swea City — The fire depart ment was called to stand by ir case of fire when a large tree at ;he Eldon Heidecker farm 6 miles lortheast of here blew down in VTonday evening's windstorm snapping power lines and breaking off a transformer pole about five feet above the ground. The broken lines were causing sparks and smouldering, threatening fire to nearby buildings, but fortunately no fire broke out. Representatives of R.E.A, and Interstate Power report a busy night repairing damage caused by Monday's windstorm. Woman, 83, Has Fractured Hip Mrs Clara Hargreaves, 83, is being treated at Park hospital, Mason Ci.ty, for a fractured hip which she received in a fall at her home Wednesday morning, May 22. Mrs Hargreaves, mother of Mrs Ralph Elbert of Algona, is coming along fine. The iip has been set. Mrs Hargreaves fell while dusting a stairway. She is in room 312, Park hospital, , COUNTER-TOP HIGH EASY j> and ^^^^^mmMKmmmjfmmj *ad than )u« oat of the m»ox ye«»on» why the EASY Combination answers tvtry W»shd»y problem you ever had I It's the Most For The Least! For All Home Washing! VISIT OUR STORE UP WATCH IT PERFORM! --.J/ Small Down Payment Budge) Monthly Payments BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES ,Th» Wildest 7 Rm. House in Algona The farm is described as the N'/», NWtt-1.9540 (Whittemore Township). The house is located on Lot 5, Block 86 of the original plat of Algona. For further information or for inspection of the properties, contact the Referee: L. W. NITCHALS OR LINNAN & LYNCH ATTORNEYS 101 West Stgte Street , lowg 3: JL* , f. . : ir S, M,.

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