The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 30, 1957 · Page 25
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 30, 1957
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Algona Takes 2nd Loop Win, 8-3 Grill Stars On i Mound Over Dodger Nine The strikeout pitching of A1 Grill and clutch hitting of Vince Bernardo and Manaffer * Gordy Winkel ushered the Algona KCs to their second straight Kossuth County Baseball League win, »T» 8-3 conquest of Fort Dodge on the Dodger diamond Sunday afternoon. Humboldt rapped Estherville, 18-7, at Humboldl in the only other league game, as cold weather forced cancellation of the Bancroft-Lone Rock and Whilte- Snore-Emmetsburg contests. The Bancroft-Lone Rock game Will be made up. weather permitting, at Lone Rock, Thursday, May 30, at 2:30 p.m. Games on tap next week in«ude: Emmetsburg at Bancroft Humboldt at Algona ' Lone Rock at Whittemore Fort Dodge at Eslhervillp Fort Dodge gave the K<Ss «'a bad time for four innings. Geilenfeld held the locals to three hits 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. Ldren 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 Hank el, with Geilenfeld getting the loss, Bernardo was the top sticker with four hits in five tries during the,game. Estheryille took a 6-0 lead over Humboldt in the first two 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 Algona 2 Humboldt — 1 Bancroft 0 Whittemore 0 Emmetsburg 0 Lone Rock •_ 0 Fort Dodge 0 Estherville — 0 6-Alg.ono (la.) Upp« ftia ***** 30> ! I Charles TrunneUe Gets U.SAF. Navigator Wings L 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 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 inarching 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 Des Moines and won honors in the speed division. Her father, Lloyd H. Zentner, works for the State Highway Commission in Humboldt. Marilyn was reared in the home of her maternal grandparents, Dr. and Mrs T. L. Williams, LuVerne. .Charles D. Trunnelle, 2nd Ll., U SAF, 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 exercises 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 Bachelor of Science degree. His next assignment will be Strategic Air Command one with the 36th Air Division at Davis-Monthan AFB, Ariz. 16 Graduate At Wesley Eighth Grade Program Wesley — Eighth-grade graduating exercises were held in St. Joseph's Catholic after the, 1 7:30 Mass Sunday, May 26. Rev. L. Klein presented diplomas to Patty Youngwirth, Patty Blcich, Delores Goetz, Arlene Gpetz, Joan Becker, Carol Root, Shirley Roiling, Ruth Ann Nelson, Marilyn Froelich, Karen Grant, Janet Otis, Maxine Dornbier, James Vitzthum, Tom Reising, Louis Martin and David Hilbert. Swea City F.F.A. Boys Take Trip Swea & Eagle — Nine boys of the F.F.A. chapter Jeft Thursday on a seven-day pleasure and sight-seeing trip through Colorado, They were accompanied by faculty members Clifford Van Berkum, ag instructor; Robert Jones, and William Lyle. The group will visit the rugged mountain area of western Colorado, the Royal Gorge, Colorado Springs, and points of interest in Denver, including a guided tour of the U. S. Treasury Mint. Proceeds from Chapter projects are Used to finance the trip. The group will camp out in national parks and other public camp sites. Boys making the trip are Bob and Ronnie Kaltved, Dennis Lund, Larry Looft, Bill Wiskus, Howard Roalson, Maur ; ice Blair, Ted Abbas and Don Cordes. 30 Graduate At St. John's High Bancroft — Graduation exercises were held at St. John's Catholic church Sunday, May 26, with 30 seniors receiving diplomas. Rev. Eugene Schumacher from Cherokee was the speaker. Immediately following the presentation of the diplomas by Father J. H. Schultes. Awards were presented to the following: Valedictorian, Richard Goche; Salutatorian, Phyllis Mulligan; Third Highest, Marilyn Doyle; Citizenship award, Thomas Clark; All Around Student, Joan Fox; Courtesy medals, Donna Bergman and Donald Grandgennet, and athletic award, James Vaske. Father Bernard Montag, Ledyard, and Father Edmund Adams Assisted in the ceremonies. frerman 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 Doberneckcr 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. Mr and Mrs Alvin Meyer of Wesley and Mr and Mrs Nels Jensen of Britt will ibe hosts to the Hancock County young married group at a family picnic on June 4. Martin Hamilton i& remodeling the old drug store into an office and show room for rental purposes. Anna Flom and Mrs Veva Lease attended a dinner Saturday, May 25, in the Johnson House, Algona for board members of the Kussulh County Society for crippled children and adults. Miss Flom was re-elected secretary. Lcann Kay Hildebrand, infant daughter of Mr and Mrs Lee liildebrandt 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 Cecelia Ackerson were hostesses. Janice Riehtsrneier, Marilyn Hughes, Kathleen Studer and Helen Lickteig, students at Good Council Academy, M a n k a t o, 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 Uie Bth 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 children 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 Siep- inann'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 Bth grade graduation class at St. Joseph's parochial school were Joe and Ed Eisenbacher. Mr and Mrs Ed Hildman were Sunday guests of their son-in- law an.d daughter, Mr and Mrs Robert Kain of Algona. Mrs Edmund Drummer and three children of Haverhill spent the weekend with her parents, Mr and Mrs John Weig. Mr and Mrs Frank Bentele of Swea City were Sunday guests in the Will Hauptly home. Sunday dinner, guests in the Luke Youngwirth home in honor of Patty's Bth 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 at- tende'd a family, dinner party Sunday, May 26 in honor ol Emily Bode, daughter of Mr and Mrs Calvin Bode of Algorm in the Plum Creek Center school. Emily was a member of the graduation Class of St. Cecelia's Academy. Mr and Mrs Bill Goetz spent the weekend at Buckingham with her brother-in-law and sister, M/ and Mrs Orville Beenken. Mr and Mrs Lou Ricke and family were May 26 guests in the George Goetz home in honor of Arlene Goetz who graduated from the 8th grade of the parochial school. Mrs Tony Seiler is staying in the home of her daughter, Mrs Dale Swaney and family at Britt caring for the children and household duties while Mrs Swaney, the former Rosemary Seiler 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. Transformer And Power Lines Out Swea City — The fire department was called to stand by in case of fire when a large tree at the Elclon Heitlecker farm 6 miles northeast of here blew down in Monday 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. Mrs Duffy,52, Rites May 25 At Whitfemore Funeral services for Mrs Hugh Duffy, 52, lifelong resident of the Whiltemore-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 Bend. 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 Rooney. Mrs Duffy died Wednesday evening, May 22, at the Duffy farm home three miles south of Whittemore. She had been ill s'ince 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 Lou Ricke), Wesley; and two brothers, William Jones, Ayrshire; and Oral Jones. Lewistown, Mont. Mrs Duffy was a member of the Rosary Society and St. Michael's Catholic church. Senfral High Graduation Held Nay 21 Seneca —r 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 Moines, Iowa. Male Quartette — Ronald Jphanhesen, David Looft, Roger Nielsen and Raymond Wilberg. Clarinet quartette — Donna Blanchard, Beth Ann Newel, Madonnow Marlow and Jo Ann Sunde. Presentation of the Class of 1957 — Supt. K: M. Chase. Presentation of (Diplomas —Mr L. A. Newbrough. 1 ' Benediction — Rev. Harvey A. Walker. ily of Swea City; Marlys Johan. nesen of Fairmont and Glen Lieding of Ceylon, Minn. Mr and Mrs Henry Looft anc /Mr and Mrs Martin Wilberg entertained at the Looft home hon oring 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 Vahldieck, Wallifigford; Mrs Bertha, Pommer, Algona; Mr and Mrs Gerrit DeWaard, Wesley; Mrs Anne Presthus, Mr and Mrs Lawrence Johannesen 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 home of Colleen Smith, with Mrs Smith as hostess. Barbara England, club president, welcomed the guests and Mrs Alfred Petersen responded. A demonstration was given by Susan Sullivan and Alice Petersen. Barbara England jjave a t^ilk. Diane Grunhovd was' chosen .as the "Better Groomed" girl. The .girls then presented a skit with Sharon Sullivan as narrator. Colleen Smith sang a vocal solo and the group joined in singing. Guests ncluded 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. Youog people being confirmed are Gary Loge, Carol Johannesen, Larry Johannesen, Judy Bratrud, Barbara and Merle Halverson, Jim Geilenfeld, Donald Cherland and Ronald Cherland. For Algona Hi Orach At S.U.I. Connie Priebe Patricia Ferris A pair of Algona high school enior girls,' Patricia Ferris and Connie Priebe, were among 152 owa high school seniors /named o receive Merit Scholarships for freshmen at The State University 'f Iowa last weekend. All students who were award- d scholarships will receive $100 :uring their freshman year^ if hey attended the university. Additional financial assistance vill also be given to any who iced it to help with fees and uition. Students in the top ten percent f Iowa high school graduating lasses were eligible to take the tferit Scholarship tests in March, "cholarships were awarded on he basis of results of the tests nd the students' high- school cademic records. t Thos. Molamphy Rites Saturday Last files 'for Thomas J. Molamphy, 74, resident of Algotta for many years, were hdd Saturday at 9:30 a.m. iti St. Cecelia Catholic' church . with Geafert officiating. Msgr. P. P. Vi* «•>« • V ***»*»*•*• »---^* JJU-l ^^ _. _ in Calvary cemetery. McCullough's Funeral' Chapel was in chdrge of arrangements. Pallbearers at the funeral were 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 Ji Molamphy, son of Mr and Mrs John Molamphy, was born April 1, 1883, at Hastings, Minn. He was married to Eliza- betji i LaUbenthal at Emmetsburg April 1, 1914. Mr Molamphy was a painter and decorator here for *§?ffS'yived to '.his wife, s son, Thomas, Wirifjed: i o u r daughters, 'Mildred/ (Mrs Cecil Koepke). Algon&l tfaihryn (Mrs Martin Schiltz), ^aitejoft! Helen (Mrs Jay Carlson), W|sley; and Ma/y (Mrs Vern Struthers), Grove Cfty, Minn.; s ft sister, Mrs Mae Fahrer, Portland, Oj-eaort; a brother, John, Balsam Lake, Wis., 1? grandchildren and three great- grandchildren. Stop Light Fine An Algona man, Ernest M. Sortie, was, fined $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 barrels .of gunpowder made at a mill near Frankfort, Pennsylvania, for Washington's Army. $50 Fine In J.P. Court Case An Algona man, John Robert Bahr, paid $50 and costs after pleading guilty to a charge o£ petty larceny, in Justice C. H. Qstwinkle'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- . ed the 'parts had toeen assembled i tor of the Ramsey Reformed Graduate 31 Titonka Seniors Graduation exercises for the enior class at Titonka Consoli- ated School were held Tuesday, •lay 28 at the high school audi- orium. Rev. William Kroon, pas- 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 Mij. 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 daughter, Ruth of Ledyard; Mr and Mrs Morris Johannesen and fam- by 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 iron 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; Franfc Ji 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 the fine suspended; and Jimmy Bettin, Lake View, was fined $20 and costs, with $5 -suspended, for speeding. Tornado Levels Farm Of Kin Lakota — Mr and Mrs Thomas Thompson went to Rush City, Minn, last week after hearing of the disastrous tornado which leveled the farmstead of Mi Thompson's brother, and severely injured Mrs Thompson. Reason No. " Woman, 83, Has Fractured Hip Mrs Clara Hargreaves, 83, is being treated at Park hospital, Mason City, 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 hip has been set. Mrs Hargreaves fell while dusting a stairway. She is in room 312, Park hospital. COUNTER-TOP HIGH EASY combination WASHER-DRYER • t . tod that's |mt ont of the many reasons why tb* EASY Combination answer* tvtry washday problem you ever had! It'< the Most For The Least) For All Home Washing! VISIT OUR STORE AMD WATCH IT PERFORM! Small Down Payment Budget Monthly Payments BEECHER LANE APPLIANCES . .'The Wildest T«d« Jn Town" Church here, spoke on May 26 in the high school auditorium at baccalaureate services. Wayne Bartelt was valedictorian and Duane Beenken, .salutatorian. S. H. Thiesse is principal and W. P. Truesdell, superintendent. 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 Krominga, Audrey Larson, Neal Loeschen, Marian Meyer, Linda Nelson, Myrna Norland, Kent Rippentrop, Craig Sathoff, Russell Sonnenberg, Harlan Stocker, Judy Stecker, Roger Studer, Nancy Tjaden, Warren Truesdell, Phyllis Weiland, Marie Welp, Gerald Wibben, Harold Wibben and Dennis Wubben. I I I I I I I I I I I I • • I I I I i I I E I I E E HEARTIEST CONGRATULATIONS Your splendid newly-remodeled store is a real credit _ to Algona's shopping district, S & L . . . and we know • you will have a wonderful, reception to your big Grand 1 Opening I ' . We're Feeling I Kinda Proud, Too We're feeling proud because we're in a new store, too 1 Folks, if there's one teensy-weensy thing you can't find at the S & L Grand Opening (although we doubt itl) . . . try DIAMONDS. ....... DIAMOND'S SURPLUS STORE * Open In Our New Location Next To Security State Bank FOR SALE 108.45 Acre Kossuth County Farm and 7 Rm. House in Algona The farm »s described as the N'/j, NW/4-1-95-30 (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 Stole Street Iowa

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