The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 25, 1954 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 25, 1954
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Tuesday, May 25,1954 Tuesday, May 25,1954 Farewell Party Fot Bancroft Priest, Leaving Bancroft — A large crowd attended the farewell party for Father O'Rourke held in the Church parlor last Tuesday evening. Father O' Rourke was pre* sented with a purse of money. Me left Thursday for hV* new paristy at • Alvord. Wrrt. Fuchs took him to. his new home. Father Adams, newly ordained pastor from Ft. Dodge, will be the new assistant at St. John's. , Mrs George Fangman entered Holy Family hospital, Esther* ville, after suffering from a heart Attack. Harold Droessler underwent ffiajbf atit&ty at Estherville, Monday 1 . His mother:Mrs A. A. Droessler entered the same hospital, Tuesday. ' !' Thomas Hatteri, son of Mr and Mrs 'Leonard Hatten, was .painfully injured Tuesday morning While playing ball at the school diamond, Torhfnyi was hit on the ear by a baH. It -Was found his injuries were not serious. ; Relatives who visited at the home of Mrs Mary McGuire were Gotta Problem? Don't worry about anything but tKe fishing, when you take that vacation. Travelers checks are the inexpensive safe way to carry your money. /owa State Bank Safe - Helpful - Friendly Member of F. D. I. C. Algona her brother, Richard Farrow, Sauk Ce'nter-, Minn^'Mf and Mrs Leon Fox, Blue Earth, Minn., Mrs Richard Kfutnm, Chale, Australia. ",•''•:.''•'' -'','.•" Among the Bancroft* fdlks to graduate it SweJ» City; Mdhday ; evening were Mary J,6 Weber, Lyle Toririe, Laurence Ooche, RUSsell Hawbaker, and • Billy Dixbiv ( . ' ; JohnSDevine, son of Mrs J. A. filevihe will graduate, May 28 from :the American Institute for Foreign Trade at Thiirtderbird Field. Phoenix, Arizona. He has taken a course in American busi-. ness and government abroad. John received a Bachelor of Science degree in commerce from the University -of Iowa in.1951. Mrs Henry Lappe entered St. Ann hospital, Algona Friday. •? Brisk Pace On New Car Sales < New cars and,,truck hdve^been selling at a brisk, pace 1 , .during the past two weeks, as 53 have been registered at the .office of County Treasurer Rosella' Voigt. The owners are: Ford—L. R. Anderson, Algona; C. F. Gremsehe, Algona; H. F. Hanson, Algona; John . Hawe, Swea City; Andrew Murra, Buffalo Center; R. E;- Worden. Armstrong; F. E. Kent, Algona; Beecher Lane Appliance, Algona; D. L. Peterson, Algona; Ronald Stephens, Algona; Tri - County Drying, 2 trucks, Whittemore and E. E. Wilrnert, Elmore. Chevrolet—W. L. Cotton, Lone Rock; G. J. Elbert,. Whittemore; W. Hauptly, Wesley; J. M. Herbst, Algona; A. M. Kollasch, Swea City; L. R. Lickteig, Wesley; Warren Nelson, Algona; Martin Schmidt, Fenton; Robert Scott, Algona; L L. Snyder, Algona; Martin Vanderlain,' Whittemore; P. E, Arend, Burt; Verne Austin, Bancroft; Donald Budlong, pickup,. Titonka; G. N. Bonacker, Titonka; R. W. Cayler, Bancroft; Equitable Life Assurance, Algona; Sanford Mitchell, Lone Rock; Mortensen Prod. Co., Swea City; Pioneer Hibred Corn'Co., TAKE A FREE RIDE ma And You'll Be Eligible For A Wonderful Prize $400 TV SET ANC $UOO OF OTHER PRIZES! HERE'S ALL YOU HAVE TO DO HERE ARE THE RULES All You Have To Do To Be Eligible To Win One of the Prises Is To Jake a Five-Mile Ride in a New 1954 Pontiac, Plus (1) Be of Legal Age (2) Live Within Trade Area of Algona (3) Drive the Pontiac One Way of the Demonstration Route. Each Driver Will Be Given a Number (Man and. Wife, Two Number*). . • . HERE ARE THE PRIZES First Number Drawn Will Win the $400 Stewart Warner TV Set. Second Number Drawn Will Win a Barbecue Stand on Wheels Plus a $100 Purchase Certificate, - ; , , . , Third Number Drawn Will Win A Luggage Set Plus a $50 Purchase Certificate. Next Five Numbers Drawn WHI Win a $100 Certificate Which Can Be Applied Toward the Purchase of Any New or Used 1950 or Newer Mode) Car, Next Five Numbers Drawn Will Each Win a $50 Certificate Which Can Be Applied Toward the Purchase of Any 1946 or Later Used or New Car. Drawing will be held on June 16 Drawings Will Be Made By the Drawings to Win But Our Showroom Open For Two Young Algona Queens There WHI Be Coffee and . Your Ride From 8:00 A, M. You Need Not Be Present at Poufphnuts For All There. to 9:00 P. M. Tab Your FREE Pontiac Ride Now! ALGONA IMPLEMENT CO. 1407 Commercial Street Phone 52 Ywr Pontioc - Cadillac - international D#d»r Algona; Estel Rentz, Burt; May- 1 nard Rbeber, Whittemore; JteV. J. DC Studer, Wesley ahd A. E. Weayer, LakOta. , • ' DeSoto — Martin Dahl, Swea City. ' . ' . ' „ . Olds —i Mamie Frank!, Algona and Clara Krahtz, Swea City. Dodge—Ki W. Percival; Algona and Harold Krantz, Swea City. ' Mercury—-J. J.;Slevin, Algona; Gifford fimith, Swfea City; G. J. F. Vogel, Burt and Joe Johnson, Bancroft. ', . !H^-Clifford Teeter, Algbna.' 6MC—M. O, Webster, Algona. Poritiac—L. Ft Bentley, Titonka andDennis Elsbecker, Lone Rock. , Mash — Edward Dehnert, Lu- Verne. r Bflick,-^- R. V. Sorensen,: A> gona. . "\ . " ; • . •'••.... fljyi, Track Team 7th In Loop Meet AlgonS High's track team, with half of its famed one-two punch missing, finished seventh in the conference track meet at Clarion last Wednesday. Joe Funk took two firsts and a second, but was without the point-getting services Of hurdle and pole vault man Ron Gerber. so the Bulldogs scored only 20 points. Clarion won the Conference title with its 67 Ms point total. .Gerber was held out of the meet to try and get his injured tinkle ready in time for the stale meet this Saturday. $ Funk leaped 22' 3" to annex the broad jump crown, and went 5' 8V4" to tie with Merrill of Webster City in the' high jump. He finished second to Rich Bour- hc of Iowa Falls in the discus. The winning toss went 130' 5". Sheridan Strayer finished third in the 440-yard dash for the only other better than' fourth place finish for the locals. .„ Rites Thursday Funeral service's for E. W. Ben-, son, 64, former resident of Algona, were held at the Hamilton Furteral Home -last Thursday at 2 p.m. Rev Everett Beal, Swea City, officiated, and burial was in Riverview cemetery. Mr Benson died Monday. May 17, at Minneapolis following a six week.illness. Erby W. Benson was born Apr. 6, 1890 in Waldron, Indiana, andt attended school .at Casey, Iowa. He was married May. 29, 1911 (to Esther' Cavanaugn in Algona. After coming to Kossuth County in 1908, Mr Benson operated a tiling machine in this area for 31 years. Besides his wife, survivors' include six brothers 'and sisters. They are: Mrs Elizabeth Wolf, Algona; Mrs P. Hudson (Gladys), Fenton; Mrs-Ralph Shipler (Helen), Irvingtonf Lois Lamb, Either ville; ' Russell Beyers, Swea City and B. W. Benson, Mapleton, Minn. . ; \ . • Mrs, Nellie Van . Allen, Mrs Raymond. Cook and Mrs James Allen, all of Algona, are sisters of Mrs Benson. Pallbearers were Harold Van Allen, Dick Allen, Oran Hudson, Tom Wolf, Roscoe Shipler and George Volentine. Bancroft Folks To Tour Europe Bancroft — Dr. and Mrs '£. J. ,Egait andAson Richard..of.B/an- -croft-"'sailed.-Friday from •Ne'w York City on the liner "New Amsterdam" for a tour of Europe. They will visit Germany, France, Switzerland and Italy as well as other points of interest. They planned to return about July 3 or 4. During the absence of Dr. Egan, Thomas Egan, senior medical student,, and Mrs Mae Lattimer/will be in charge of the office. '.'•• \ County League Rained Out KOSSUTH COUNTY P ORT S Presentation Wins 19-13 Battle From St. Cecelia's 7 Spanish War Vets Honored Seven of the surviving 13 veterans of the Spanish - American War in North Central Iowa, and 10 wives or widows of Spanish War vets were honored last Wednesday evening at a banquet &nd program in their honor held at the V.F.W. here and'sponsored by the local post Spanish War vets present were Nels O. Hanson of Ruthven, Ed F. Callies of Titonka, H. C. Armstrong of Britt, Joe Bestenlehner of Algona, Fred Story of Estherville, L. P. Stillman of Dolliver and Harry Schoonover of Eagle Grove. Women who were special guests were Mrs Joe Bestenleh- ner, Mrs Fern Hardgrove and Mrs Eva Willie, all of AlgSna, Mrs Mable Armstrong of Britt, Mrs Amelia Bescilious of Britt, Auxiliary president, Mrs W. W. White %f Spirit Lake, Mrs George Munch of Arnolds Park, Mrs Fred Story of Estherville, Mrs Harry Schoonover of Eagle Grove and Mrs Anna Hawkins of Ruthven. During the program, the invocation and benediction were 6f^ fered by Father C. Ahmann of St. Benedict, himself a veteran of World War, II, V.F.W. Commander Chuck Devine acted as master of -ceremonies, Fred Plumb of the local post gave an address of welcome which .was responded'to for the Spanish War vets by Mr Schqpnover and-Mrs ; ®fea .Willie,':" ~ : .".'. ""' •^_-"i^,":;,:;" Shirley Metzger presented two vocal numbers and Anne O'Brien gave her award-winning declamatory entry. The address of the evening was given by Mayor Linda Clapsaddle, and Bill Steele spoke on behalf of the Chamber of Commerce while Delia Hegarty, president of the V.F.W. Auxiliary, spoke on behalf of that organization. LAST WEEK OF OUR MAY PAINT SALE HOUSE PAINT Lone Rock 7-0 Victor Over Ringsted Nine Lone Rock High finished its season with a 7-0 win over Ringsted at Lone Rock last Friday. The win gave Coach Arnie Grqs- creutz" boys an 8-3 record for this spring. The winners tallied once in the norne half of the second, four times, in the third and twice in the sixth. John Cotton and Don Hutchinson set the Ringsted hitters down with just two blows. Cotton pitched three innings, allowing both Ringsted hits, while walking two and striking out seven. Hutchinson walked four and struck out nine. Dean Culbertson wbund up" his high school career, with .a long home run 'for Lone Rock, while Cotton stemmed out three singles in four tries. The winners got six hits 'in taking the verdict. Lone Rock's 1953-54 season produced 16 wins and five losses and the championship of the Kossuth-Emmet League. Box score: Ringsled (0) AB R H Jensen, ss. — 1_— _J_3 0 > 1 Peterson, 3b. _ ---- j— 2 0 0 Bredeson, Ib, p. _____ 2 0 0 Moore, cf, rf. _________ 4 ,.0 0 Ostedgard, c. ------- .-.3 0 0 Christiansen, cf. ____ 1 '00 Libby, 2b. .......... 2 ' 0 1 Nelson, 2b. ....... -.1 -0 0 Duke, If. ............ 3 0 0 ' Dau,- 24 0 Lone Rock (?) AB R H Marlow, ss. 3 2 0 J. Culbertson, 2b, If. .4 0 1 Cotton, Ib. p. _. 4 1 3 D. Culbertson, c 3 2 1 Flaig, cf. - 3 0 1 Hutchinson, rf, p. —3 0 0 Long, Ib, 3b. __ T _——1 0 0 Householder, 3b. 1 0 0 Ramus, 3b. ___ 1 0 ' .0 Meyer, rf. i 1 1 0 Person, If. -.—2 ,1 1 Bierle, 2b. 1 0 0 St. Cecelia's baseball team went down to a (19-13 defeat at the hands of Presentation of Whittemore at the KC park last Friday. The Knights ended the 1954 spring season with a 6-4 won- lost record. * Presentation grabbed. 3 runs in the top of the first* and the Knights made it 3-1 on a walk and singles by Ron Briggs and Merle Loss in the home half of the inning. The visitors added three in the third, one in the fifth and two in the sixth to hold a comfortable 9-1 lead. Francis Kisch of Presentation had held the Knights to just three hits and was breezing along, • when Coach Mike Scheck's forces caught fire. Three' errors, five walks, singles by Loss, Metzger and Grandgen- nett, a double by Loss and a pair of fielder's choices later, the Knights had 11 runs and a 12-9 lead. . This late outburst by {he locals .turned the tide, but not for long.' The crew of Father E. E. Apt put together five walks, an error and singles' by McDonnell, Farrell, Derner and Kliegl for 10 runs and the game. A final ru;n by the Knights in the bottom of the seventh cut the final margin to six. . Presentation banged out 55 hits, with Kisch and Farrell showing the way with three each. Kisch blasted a home run over the left field fence in the sixth inning. Loss slammed out four hits in five, tries to account for all bu1 three of the losers' hits. ' ' Cecil Schilmoeller started on the hill for St. Cecelia's, and was followed by Tom Kinsey and .Lo8S,*iynsey»,WBS : ,the-loser. Kisch started for the winners, and Jur gens took over in the big sixtl to take the win. Box score: Presentation (19) AB H H Mergen, 2b. 5 1 KollaSch, c. 5 2 Derner, ss. — 1_4 3 McDonnell, 3b. 5 3 .2 Kleigl, If. —6 3 2 Farrell, rf. 5 1 3 Elbert, Ib. 4 2 0 Kisch, p 4 3 3 Jurgens, p. ____ 0 1 0 Loebach, cf. 2 0 0 O'Brien, cf. 2 0 1 27 6 Wesley Couple Off To Norway Wesley—Mr and Mrs Sam Alnc were Thursday dinner guests at the L. L. Lease home. They were supper guests that day at their daughter's Mrs Maurice DeBoer and family. The Alnes left that evening by ;rain for a few days visit with their son, Lt. Comm. Leonard Alne and family at Washington, 0. C. before sailing for Norway ;o visit relatives several months. ADVERTISING In the Algona Jpper Des Moines reaches more amilies in Kossuth county than any other publication, weekly, monthly or daily.- 42 19 15 St. Cecelia's (13) AB R H Kinsey, 3b, p. 1 3 0 3riggs, Ib. ;-_i 4 1 1 Downs, ss, c. _— 5 2 0 L.OSS, C; 3b, p. 5 2 4 Wetzger, cf, ss. —-—4 2 1 Mergen, If. 2 0 0 "randgenett, If. 2 1 1 Hobbs, 2b. —1 0 0 Froehlich, 2b. 0 1 0 Ichilmoeller, p, cf. ..3 10 Bruch, rf. 3 0 0 30 13 Injured At Chores Bancroft—Rose Farrow, daughter of Mr and Mrs John Far- •ow, fell Sunday evening while lelping with the chores and dis- ocated her elbow and broke her arm. Regular $5.95 a Gallop* Buy Now! Save 86* Gal. Now you con buy top quality, ready-mixed Davfc "Ever-Bright" House Paint at a substantial saving. You get a perfect balanced formula of pure oils and time tested pigments — white lead for toughness; titanium dioxide for extreme whiteness, and zinc oxide for hardness. You get a pure white painted surface that washes clean after eocfy rain — slays fresh and clean after'years of wear because it h self-cleaning. Davis "Ever-Bright" goes on easy and dries with a high gloss. Also available in 12 modem color*. W!W^^ ^Plr^BP Ww W BP^r WHP ^if^^W ^^P ^^B^M ^P ASSOCIATE STORE A Guaranteed DAVIS PAINT We Fix It... Latest Equipment For Adjusting and Sharpening LAWN MOWERS •K * -K -K Parts and Service On • POWER MOWERS • SMALL ENGINES e CHAIN SAWS e OUTBOARD MOTORS • GARDEN TRACTORS Chain Saws and Outboard Announcement! We have purchased the Behrends Feed Store saw filing equipment and are now prepared to file and sharpen your saws. Russ & Ky's Service Shop "WHS»|! W KIN QJT IT DUgontl street - Hex* fo I K. C/s, St. Joe To Play Home Games Sunday Much-needed rain all but halted action in the Kossuth County Baseball League with only one game, Rodman's 11-0 win over St. Joe going into the record. The Algona KC's and Livermore warmed up, but didn't play at Livermore, and Mallard held an 8-4 lead over Emmetsburg in the fifth inning, but the losers didn't complete their turn at bat, . so rain erased the game completely- ; Rodman's second straight lopsided league win came in a five inning contest that was interrupted by rain, and put the winners at the top of the loop standings. Lone Rock was idle. Games this Sunday include: Livermore vs. St. Joe at Bode, Mallard at Algona KG and Lone Rock at Emmetsburg. Rodman has an open date. League standings! Rodman 2 0 Lone Rock 1 0 jivermore 0 0 St. Joe u — 1 1 Algona KC's 0 1 Mallard r - 0 1 Emmetsburg 0 1 NayloYslil TopsHawkeye Lanes Tourney Bill Naylor, Walt'Hefti and the Miller High Life 'team-of-Britt captured the first place honors in the annual city bowling tournament at Hawkeye Lanes last week. It is an -all-handicap, meet. Naylor was the top. man, as-he won the singles with a 642 effort, and then paired with. Hefti to take the doubles with a 1294 total. The Miller. team had a 2940 total to take the team crown. 'The-team-event wa^dandy,- with West End Billiards finishing seven pins behind the winners on a 2933 series. Moew's Hibred of Hurt ended with 2000 pins to take third, while Algona All- Gas with 2898 and Algona Produce with 2876 finished next in line. A total of 19 teams were entered. Father Ahman of St. Benedict finished second' in the singles with a (533 series; 56 men fought it out for the championship. Gaile Towne was third with 631, Lou Lynk fourth with 624 and Alfred Semon fifth with 623. Other • singles leaders were: Richard Mathes 613, Stan Black 611, Ted Hoover 598, Harold Brandt, Len Stenzel and John Bleich, 596 each. Stenzel and Vern Shipler took second in the doubles event with 1223 pins as 30 teams competed. Ken Sarchet and Hal Long were third with 1209. Next on the list were Al Wittkopf and Cliff Teeter 1198, Casey Loss and Hank Furst 1189, Alf Semon and Herb Hedlund 1188, John Bleich and W. G. Schmidt 1174 and Murl Potter and Duane Logue 1155. All . first place , winners received, arm patches along with cash prizes, as one-fourth of all entrants received a share of the cash. The event is held at Hawkeye Lanes and Barry's in alternate years. Whittemore 4-H Holds Meeting The Whittemore 4-H club held its monthly meeting May 11 at the Whittemore , public school with Jerry Balgeman, hostess. Demonstrations and talks included: John and Joe Loebach— a portable light; Norman Kirsch —How to make meetings click, and Dale Yungeberg, leader, had a question and answering quiz on breeding of cattle. It was decided to send Joe Loebach and Jim Elbert to 4-H camp at Clear Lake this summer. HfLIASLf — ECONOMICAL Cowan's Roto-Root^r •-v-"- Service '-..i' v ... .,.•>: *. ; .**»••«S* Phone Collect Algona 10\

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