The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on June 6, 1957 · Page 27
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 27

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, June 6, 1957
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«-A!gono (la.) Upper Bw Melnei Thursday, June 6, 1957 Lively Baseball Teams Open Seasons Monday With plenty of time still remaining for numerous practice .sessions, the cry of "play ball" for about 300 Algona and rural seven to 14 year olds will ring out a's little league baseball games get underway here Monday evening, June 10. The program, which is being directed by Everett Barr of the city playground commission and four area chairmen, Jim Snill- ington, Don Smith, Jr., Jerry Schimmel and Ed Gilmore, i« being tried for the first time here; Twelve teams, four each In three leagues, will play an eight week schedule. Diamonds at Lucia Wallace school, the Athletic Park, Maple Park and the fairgrounds will be used. Three games are on tap at separate sites each Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning shortly after 6 p.m., with Thursday night held open for any make-up contests due to rain, etc. Here are the league schedules, | with numbers corresponding to the four areas represented by teams: ; , National'League (Ages 13-14} June 10—3 vs. 4 at fairgrounds June 11—1 vs. 2 at fairgrounds June 17—4 vs. 2 at fairgrounds June 19—3 vs. 1 at Athletic Park June 24—1 vs. 4 at" fairgrounds and 2 vs. 3 at Maple Park July 1—2 vs. 1 at fairgrounds July 2—4 vs. 3 at Maple Park July 8^-4 Vs. fairgrounds July 9—4 vs. 3 at. Maple Park July 16—3 vs. 2 at fairgrounds July 16—4 vs. 1 at fairgrounds. American League (Ages 11-12) June 10—4 vs. 3 at Maple Park June 12—2 vs. 1 at Athletic Park June 17—2 vs. 4 at Lucia Wallace and 1 vs. 3 at Maple Park June 24—3 vs. 2 at Athletic Park June 26—4 vs. 1 at Athletic P"-' July i_3 vs. 4 at LUcia Wallace and 1 vs, 2 at Athletic Park July 8—3 vs. 1 at Athletic Pprk July 10--4 vs. 2 at Athletic Park July 15—2 vs. 3 at Maple Park . July 16—1 vs. 4 at Lucia Wallace Western League (10 and under) June 10—3 vs. 4 at Lucia Wallace and Ivs. 2 at Athletic Park June 17—3 vs. 1 at Athletic Park June 18—4 vs. 2 at Athletic Park June 24—1 vs. 4 at Lucia Wallace June-25—2 vs. 3 at Maple Park July 1—4 vs. 3 at Maple Park July 2—2 vs. 1 at Athletic Park July 8—2 vs. 4'at Lucia Wallace and 1 -.». ° -, "r- 1 - *>-rk July 15- -3 vs. 2 at Atnlei. 1 <u,. July 17—4 vs. 1 at Athletic Park Swea Baseball Program Is Set Swea City — The school's summer athletic program for boys' baseball and girls' Softball was planned recently at a meeting at the school at which the follow- , I Memorial Day Parade Units Impressive r '* « *. * * * '$*&%** a f **V»,* r '* ?^^.. f ',<L , f"J ' Algona's National Guard unit was one of the 'many organizations which participated in the annual Memorial Day parade here Thursday, May 30. The Guard was quite impressive, complete with heavy trucks and guns in the long nparch from the Legion hall to Riverview cemetery. (UDM Newsfoto-Engraving) Algona's Bit and Spur club and the Seneca Saddle club were out in force at the Memorial Day parade. The Bit and Spur members are shown above in the foreground astride their beautiful horses, carrying club and American flags. (UDM Newsfoto-Engraving) ing towns were represented: Ledyard, Lakota, Titonka, Ringstod, Graettlnger, Bancroft, Burt, Estherville and Swea City. There will be five athletic groups, t>."i i^«-.7 S > baseball and two girls' sofiuan, although not all towns will be represented on_ all five teams. A committee was appointed to draw up a schedule for the three baseball teams sometime this week, and the softball schedule was made at a meeting in Burt on June 4. The first game will be Friday, June 14. The summer program will be under . the direction of Bradley Bauman, new high school coach, who is expected to move here this week. The school, the town, and the American Legion jointly sponsor the summer athletic program. ASC Candidates Being Selected For July Vote . Nomination df candidates for ASC community committeeman for one-year terms beginning August 1 is now undej- way in all townships of Kossuth County. ASC election of community committees in every township will take place in July but nominations by community election boards must be completed by June 12 and nominations by petitions of farmers by June 21. ASC community committeemen represent the townships in the local administration of government price support, coast-sharing conservation, soil bank and acreage allotment programs. As in recent years, the ASC' community elections will be conducted with every known eligible farm owner or operator being sent a° secret ballot.. The ballots will be sent Out by June 28 and voters will have until July 8 to return them to their county ASC office. ' " ; : Sharon Powers Gets $500 Award Sharon Lee Powers, daughter of Mr and Mrs George Powers of Algona, and a 1957 graduate' of Algona high school, has been awarded a $500 one year scholarship by a Rockford, 111. college. The scholarship is in recognition of Miss Powers' scholastic achievement in high school. She will begin her cdllege work at Rockford this fall. * Algona Loses, 6-5, Humboldt To Top Spot Giving My Old Mean Dad)A Sport Shir! "My Dad's been workln* hard, and he need* Jackln' 'up. THIS McGregor sporf shirt I picked out at the Hub will sure make him feel spry . . . Il'i a reel-neat'tan color, got pearl buttons, and It'll fit the old man (I mean Dad) like a charm. The Hub has got all kinds of 'em . . . You lust can't beat a McGregor, you know . , . and they also got a line called "Campus" — for real young Daddies. I paid for it by myself, too — the Hub has these slick sport shirts {or Dads at only J2.95 and up!" "All My Dad Wants Is A Fire-Engine Necktie" "My Dad married a blonde, he wears blue suits and likes green on the livlngroom wall. But when It comes to Tics — oh man! ha's a doozy! He wants his cravats so you can see 'em . . . and I got a beaut at the Hub! There's all kinds of Wembley and Superba ilea . . . bright ones, narrow ones, textured cottons, miracle-fabric blends, shantungs, foulards, novelties. I got my old man (I maan Dad) a sharp, slim Ivy- leaguer for only $1.50 . . . and what I mean he'll be 'fit to be tied'!" If My Dad Leaves Home He's Gonna Travel In Style "Dad's always had the short end of the stick on luggage . . . but not any more! Let me whisper this . . . Mom's went down to the Hub and got him a piece of that new Samsonlte men's two-toned that's made of lighter, stronger magnesium, inside it's got rayon gabardine lining and swell fittings. Mom didn't have to steal but a little of the grocery money to buy it, either. Oh boy! Dad's gonna love Mom to pieces!" 11 The Old Codger Says His Feet Are Hurtin' "so I told my Sis (she's only 7) to really surprise Pop with something different ... a pair of those swell Freeman loafers the Hub's got. Sis got Dad's size out of an old pair of shoes, and went and got these — boy! they're real Elvis! Dad can just slip 'em on like slippers. $10.95 is She price." His Royal Highness With LEUTHDLDmUAMS ALGONA, IQWA Humboldt knocked the Algona KGs into fourth plade and moved into the top spot ih the Kossuth County Baseball League With a ff-6 decision at the KC Park Sunday afternoon. The defeat, first of the year for the locals, caine in a well- played game that ,saw the win-- ners chalk up nine hits to seven for the KCs. A full slate is on tap in the loop again this Sunday, with Whittemore at Estherville; Lone Rock at Fort Dodge; Bancroft at Humbold.t; and Algona at Em- ,-netsburg. * ' Whittemore downed Lone Rock, 10-2, Emmetsburg edged Bancroft, 7-6, and Estherville took Fort Dodge, 9-4, in other games Sunday, while Lone Rock chalked up a 7-6 verdict over Bancroft in a postponed game at Lone Rock Memorial Day. Humboldt drew first blood with a .-single run in the second inning. Cecil Schilmoeller, wh6 hurled the entire game, walked the first hitter and misfired on an attempted pickoff that advanced the runner to second. J. Tanner then sliced a double to left-center field to send in the run. The KCs tied the count in the home half of the fourth. Ashton started the rally with the first KG, hit of the fray with one out. He advanced when Nelson reached first on ah error and scbred when John Diekman blooped a hit into fight field, sending Ashton home. Doubles by Bowers, Mosbach and Marcellus and a single by Monaghan gave 'Humboldt a 4-1 bulge in the top of the fifth, but two walks, singles by Bernardo and Ashton and a line triple by Gordy Winkel cut the margin to 4-3 in the last 6f the fifth. ' The KCs took the lead for the first and only time in the final half of the seventh. With two out, Ashon walked. Nelson doubled to left and Bob Slobe follo'wed with a single to run the count to 5-4, ;-••,. ; . • ' ^Humboldt got the tying and winning runs in' the top of the 8th ori singles by Monaghan and J. Tanner and a long triple by F. Tanner. The KCs went out in order in the eighth and ninth. Tho KCs presented an infield that was the sharpest seen for many, years here.. Nelson at third, Winkel , at short, Met-v Hentges at second, Bob Slobe at first and Ashton behind the plate, all looked flashy* 'with Hentges turning in three or four outstanding plays • during the fray. The locals looked weak at the plate, ho.wevet, as 12 men went down on third strikes during the afternoon. Ashton of, the- KCs and Monaghan and F-. Tanner of Humboldt each got tyvo hits. • • League standings . '.•••• W L ' Humboldt 2 0 ; Whittemore —1 ' 0 Emmetsburg —1 0 .; Algona 2 1 Estherville 1 1 Lone Rock .-.A 2 • Bancroft -0 2 Fort Dodge __—0 2 'Whaddaya Mean, My Pop Ain't Style- Conscious?' "He sure enough Is . . . only trouble Is that with a family like ours he ]ust ain't had the pocket-book to express ^hlsself) We're taking care o'f that, we went to the, Hub and picked him out a sharp pair of Dacion-blend . •-• light-colored slacks, you know/ the kind Ma the washer and they come out right-ready. They're made sharp, too — reot-pleals, and kind of a tapered leg. Those were only S7.95. Then we caught our eyes on those new Bermuda walkln' shorts — boy, there's one thing my old (I mean Dad) will sure like I Anyway, he's gonna get 'em. Only $3.99, and that ain't too much just for laffs!" The Head Man Needs Some White Shirts rr "Thai's one thing Dad .always needs bad — Never buys hisself a good while shirt. We got him one — and I mean It's sharp. Van Heusen "Century" of lustrous broadcloth, really neat, with thai Van Heusen collar that stays perfect — can't wrinkle, bend, break or talk back. Boy, Dad's gonna look sharp In church on Dad's Day! The Hub's also got 'em in colors.- A leal shirt for four bucks," Pop's In A Rut We're Gettin' Him Out "My ojta man (I mean Dad) I* always saying he feels out-of-date in that old pre-war sport coat of his. We're taking care of that Father's Day ... we socked our bankroll into the sharpest bli of sport coat plumage at the Hub , . . and we really got IT; Nifty- tweedy fabric . . . (harp plal'dy pattern . . , buttons, no less! If Pad don't take * new lease on life In this Hub Sport Coal, he's Just too far gone! $24.95 did it." "So What? My Pop Can Still Lick Yours

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