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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, May 5, 1955
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May 5,1955 I* FOR GRADUATION I I* FOR MOTHER * FOR THE BRIDE .•._ •- . * * FOR SISTER Here's a perfect gift for the one you love on her special occasion .. . . by, the nationally famous : CAVALIER. A host of styles ana* finishes In top quality wood. . • ; .',/';.-«' t r, , • • From $49*50 up* Furniture Established 1925 " 6 COUNTY PREPS FALL, SECTIONAL A West Texas tr&ditiori says that a horned frog can ive a hundred years without food or water, .'..••" for Longer Wear d Easiep Cane County Home In Black For 1953 Kossuth is one of the few court-, ties in the state where the cost of operating the county home showed a profit for the year 19S3, instead of a loss. . •• The Kossuth county home had' a profit of $248 for the year, according to the Iowa Taxpayers £ss'n report, released Monday. There was an average number of, 42 inmates for the year. - < For the same year, the post of( poor outside the county home aV-. eraged ?2,4l per person, (to tax-j payers) . The> state . average per | person, cost was $2.56. . , , , , Kossuth county also paid a total -of $75,540 to state institutions for : the care ,6f patients from this county, of wjiich total $7,366 was' repaid by relatives and estates, ' CLEAR GLOSS, SATIN OR DULL REFINIStf ~ FLOORS STANDING UP ' .You can now toll pa fa* mouj."61" FJoor Varnish. It'» your most; durable,' e'a'siest-co- care-for floor finish. Quick dry* ing. No waxing.' Lasts for years. Building Supply Phone-275 , : Algona or See the New 1955 On Display At . Taylor Mercury Division of Taylor Implement Co. . ,p/san Taylor and V Bill Rlnggenberg, Salesmen Phone 421 - So. Phillips SI. ALGONA LET'S GO FiSHIN'! SEASON OPENS MAY 14th AT PINE POINT RESORT,, BETWEEN, THE BOTTLE LAKES OF THE FAMOUS; MANTRAP CHAIN, FOR THE WORLD'S LARGEST WALLEYE AND NORTHERN PIKE. WONDERFUL RAN? FISHING. FISH 6 LAKES BY BOAT. WRITE US FOR INFORMATION ON OUR MODERN CABINS. EARLY RATE AND PRIZE FISH DERBY. f Sjtimmers- Pine Point — Park Rapids, Minn. Norma Bleckwenn To Wed June 12 Mr and Mrs Emil Bleckwenn of Whittemore announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Norma Jeanne, above, to Merle Lockwood, son of Mr and Mrs Dale Lockwood of Swea City. The wedding will take place June 12 at St. Luke's Lutheran church at Fairville. Legion Auxiliary Meets May 9 The regular monthly meeting of the American Legion Auxiliary will be held Monday, May 9th, at the Legion Hall. Mrs Luke Linnart, chairman, and Mrs Leo Cassel, co-chairman, for the month of May will be in charge. Other members of this month's .committee include* M e s d a m ej Mary Barry, Katherine McEvoy, Eileen Cullen, Audra Kenefick, Vivian Hovey, Marie Ogren, Lila Potter, Mabel Paxson and Theresa Willger. "An interesting program is in prospect for Auxiliary members. The origin and growth of Poppy pay will be discussed by Mrs Eileen Cullen. The Sophomore Quartet from St. Cecelia's Academy will sing. In addition re- pWts-of the District Convention, held May 24th at Webster City, will be given and'plans for ; the annual Poppy Day Sale „ , "^ KOSSUTH COUNTY PORTSJ Joe McNeil! To Leave Coaching Post, Iowa Falls Joe McNeil), Algona, head foot- 3all and track coach at Iowa Falls for the past two years, announced his resignation last Thursday. His football teams won 11 of 17 games during his tenure as pilot of the Cadets, and his 1953 outfit won the North Central Conference championship and racked up an unbeaten record, winning seven and tying one. His 1954 eleven won four of nine contests. Joe graduated from Drake in 1948 and coached at Mt. Ayr for five years before going to Iowa Falls. , ' The son of Ed McNeill of Algona, Joe didn't announce his plans for the future, although he plans to sta.v in coaching. During his career, his teams have won 44, lost 16 and tied two. He was a basketball and football star In high school here. LuVerne Hurler Has No-Hitter LuVerne backed up the no- hit pitching of Joe Henderson with a IS hit attack, including seven for extra bases, to blast Vernon Consolidated, 18-2, last week. Baker was the hitting siar of the contest for the winners with a pair of home runs, while, Henderson and Larimer . socked triples, and Stripling. ,Voss and Tobey got doubles. , Each team . committed, four- errors during the' fray, while . Henderson; w,alked)in|lhe two . ,Vernpn.rj ' Bill Holdren To New School Job Bill Holdren. Algona High graduate, who has been head athletic coach at Armstrong for the,past three years, announced his resignation and acceptance of a teaching assignment at Roosevelt High in Cedar Rapids last week. Holdren graduated from Iowa State Teachers following high school. He was a regular on the football and basketball teams in the local school during his high school days. He will be assistant football and basketball coach,, leach industrial' arts and driver training at Roosevelt. Vera Erpelding Rates Pin Honor An Algona bowler, V>rn Erpelding, moved into first place in the class C all-events race in the Iowa Women's Bowling Tournament at Ames last weekend. Mrs Erpelding rang up a 1471 all-events total. She had a singles total of 492, team series of 466 and doubles score of 513. Her doubles count put she and her partner, Bonnie Bradford, also of Algona, in the top spot in that event. Maharas Spends Week In Tokyo TOKYO — Cpl. Louis M. Maharas, 22, son of Nick A. Maharas, Algona, Iowa, recently spent a week's leave in Tokyo from his unit in Korea. ' An inspector with the 570th Ordnance Company Corporal Maharas entered the 1 army; in October, 1953 and received basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. from ALGONA.IOWA THE IDEAL WRITING GIFT -AND NONE FINER I SINTINil ftMXfcel Pea, tlOM ftadJ, S 7.M SNORKil PEN PISK SET Jpaqhh Onyx B«M 1)0.00 <fcbef* from $20.00 You'll know you've found cbf right gift when yoi» we »nd try the >orld'f only clean filling pen. Vfe bav« « compute selection of Sheaffejr Ptins, GUi Sen tod Desk S«u. Sbeaffet TO REALTY PLEASE MOTHER MAY WE SUGGEST C)NE WRIST WATCHES New Shipment, Just Received From ELGIN — HAMILTON and BULOVA . . . AS LOW AS 29,75 (including Federal Tax) Jewelry Pins, Ear Rings, Necklace and Earring Sets, Chokers, Ropes, Bracelets. See our assortment of grandmother bracelets, Sterling Silver by TOWLE, GORHAM, LUNT, WALLACE, INTERNATIONAL & HEIRLOOM Glassware by FOSTORIA Billfolds by ROLFS Amepfmn Gem Society AUIONAJQWA THE PERFECT GIFT FOR MOTHER A Lovely Bouquet of Mother's Favorite Flowers ... and We Have Them All I Handsomely Gift-Boxed. Order a Mother's Day Bouquet NOW 1 PHONE 305 - WE TELEGRAPH FLOWERS ANYWHERE IN THE NATION ALGONA GREENHOUSES 612 No. Phillips St. Phon* 305 MOTHER'S DAY, MAY 8th Finals Slated Friday At 8 Sites In Area Six Kossuth County teams fell in first round spring sectional bnseball action at eight sites in this area Monday afternoon and evening. Nine county teams were still in the running following first round games, including four. Lone Rock, LuVerne, Titonka and Whittemore, that won openers, and five that drew byes. First round results: At Armstrong Dolliver 12, Swea City 11 At Bancroft Lone Rock 8, Burt 1 At Bode LuVerne 11, Vernon Consolidated 8 Humboldt 7, Rutland 0 (Forfeit) At Corwiih Kunawha-12, Wesley 2 Corwith 10, Renwick 0 (5 innings) At Graeilinger Ringsted 14, Emmelsburg Catholic 5 At Plover Rolfe 11, Gilmore City 2 At Thompson Woden 4, Thompson 1 Titonka 10, Lakota 0 (5 innings) At Whittemore Whittemore 1, St. CcccHn's 0 West Bend 9, Whittemore Presentation 5 Seneca, Armstrong, Dollivor and Gruver were the serni'-finlal- ists at Armstrong; Ledyard, St. John's of Bancroft, Lone Rock and Grant at Bancroft; LuVerne, Bode, Humboldt and Livermore at Bode; Kanawha, Britt, Corwith and Goldfield at Corwith; Graettinger, Cylinder, Ringsted and Fenton at Graettinger; Plover, Bradgate, Rolfe and Ottosen at Plover; Woden, Crystal Lake, Rake 1 and Titonka at Thompson; and West Bend, Algona, Whittemore and Rodman reached the semi-finals at Whittemore. Final round action is scheduled for Friday at these sites, with semi-finals winners to meet for the right to advance to district competition. Tightest game played Monday was that betwcexi WliJttcmorc and St. Cecelia's. Al Grill, Blue Knight righthander, fired a one- hitter at the winners, but was the victim of a couple of costly miscues by 'team mates that allowed Whittemore to score the game-winning marker. Es:: SEore: St. Cecelia's (0) AB Duffy, ss. 3 Buscher, fcf. .-2 Kinsey, c. 2 Grill, p. -2 Hood, 2b. —3 Froehllch, 3b. 3 Schilmoeller, Ib. 2 Frideres, If. — 3 Ristau, rf. 2 R 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 0 .-» Whittemore (1) AB R H Lauck, 3b. 2 0 0 Meyer, Ib. -.2 1 0 Bell, c. - 3 0 1 Leininger, p. 2 0 0 Maahs, If. 3 0 0 Smith, ss. 2 0 0 Walker, rf. —-1 0 0 Behlmer, cf. —2 0 0 Pettit, 2b. 2 0 0 19 Junior Cinder Team Is Fifth In Field Of 11 Algona's junior high track team took fifth place in the 11 team junior high track meet at Rolfe last week Tuesday afternoon. The team scored a total of 23 "£ points v placing behind Humboldt, Rolfe, Emmetsburg and Laurens. Top man for Coach Champ Martin's team was Tom Zittritsch. He took first in the 440 yard dash, second in the 80 yard low hurdles and third in the broad jump. He also anchored the 440 yard relay team as it took a second. Bill Hill, Tom Potter and Gary Davis rounded out the relay team. Davis was fifth in the 220 yard dash, and Deiter Gruner fifth in the 60 yard hurdles, and the shuttle relay team of Gruner, Albert Fosnaugh, Larry Scheppmann and Dennis Jergenson placed fourth. The 18 man squad included Jim Moxley, Zittritsch, Hill, Fosnaugh, Davis, Larry and Leon Scheppmann, Potter, Jergenson, Bob Kern, Tom Braun, Jerry Ostrum, Jason Etherington, James Dunn, Kenneth Pruisman, Dean Hendrickson, Gruner and Jim Steven. Don Lickteig Is Tops At Barrys Don Lickteig was the honor kegler at Barry's last week with a 230 line. Others over 200 were Pete Koenck 213, Lewie Gilbrida, 204. Ed MitUg 202, and Orrie Peterson 217. The Moose and Hanaro's teams have tha titles wrapped up, but the battle for runner-up spots is still hot.

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