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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

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Miy1J,»55 May 12,1955 ALGONA PREPS TO DISTRICT FINALS HERE Ask Rock Islartd To Put Budd Car On Area Line A suggestion thai the Rock Island railroad substitute one of the new, lightweight "Budd cars" for ihe present train which the railroad is trying to have discontinued," between Esiherville arid Cedar Rapids, was rnnd? last week, as the fight grew tense- along the towns on the line. ' ' , Towns on the line In this atea include West Bend, Ol- tosen, Bode and Livermore. ; The Estherville Dally News, leading a fight to hold £«• thervllle as-a minor division point on the Estherville ' :• . Cedar Rapids,''"Estherville Sioux Falls, and Esthahrille- . Manly lines, editorially suggested the Budd car and other- towns have taken: up the cudgel also. ' The News .'said: "We wish the Hock Island would abandon its efforts to remove the train in favor of trying a Budd car — modern, clean, fast, slick and inviting. "We'd ride it, too. So would others. It could carry pouch mail. Haul express and make good connections at Cedar Rapids With 1 other ride- able trains. It's worth .the effort. What's more, a Budd car. operates cheaply on fuel and 'the brotherhoods are understood to have the View that a couple of passenger Jobs ate better .than none at all." .'•'•. ' - Hearings are nOw being EFFECTIVE SATURDAY MAY 7 1 i ' ' ""v • . " . . THE FOLLOWING PLUMBING AND HEATING FIRMS WILL BE CLOSED AFTERNOONS ALGONA PLUMBING & HEATING RAY IRONS HEATING & PLUMBING RAY FUNK PLUMBING & HEATING GAILE TOWNE ' L S. MUCKEY PLUMBING & HEATING SIGSBEE PLUMBING & HEATING prices! * Seniaflono/ new "out front" va/ue FARM RIB FRONT SAVING* PRICED AT ONIY Here*! the "front" you've been waiting for. Continuoui triple lib give* longer wear — euier itccnng ... wider tread for better traction and flotation. Get thii great ww low coit Fann Rib float aowl 11 95 i tin « If VII 4.00x19 5.00x15 5.50x16 6.00x16 MIC!* $13.75* 13.75* 14.95* 16.65* > rim to «•* nnfffUf Hit WILLIAMS held along ihe line by the. Slate Commerce Commission on ihe railroad's request io discontinue ihe trains. 150 Attend K4 Father & Son Banquet, St. Joe By Mrs Syl Wagner Si. Joe — K. C., 'St. Joseph's Council held their, annual Father- Son banquet on Monday•evening. May 2. Father Leo C. Schumacher was toastmaster. Orville Wagner, grand knight, extended ..the welcome to 150 K. C. members and guests, with Rev. Nicholas Becker of Granville, the guest speaker. The local council prer sented Ralph .Kelley of Early, K. C. State Deputy a check for $117.00 to help in the support of State Student Centers. .Mr Kelley also gave a,Very interest-, ing talk, Rev, C. Ahmann of St.' (: Benedict and Rev. S. Grady of Humboldt, also spoke a few words. Dinner music was furnished by Elaine Wagner at tha piano with Tdmmy Bormann presenting several accordian selections during the program. The, Catholic Daughters of America prepared and served the meal. Norbert Friders returned home on Thursday from University hospital in Iowa City where.'he had been a patient the past week. Margaret Sue Capesius, infant daughter of Mr and Mrs John Capesius born on April 26 in St. Ann hospital was baptized in St. Joseph's Church by Rev. Leo C. Schumacher. Sponsors were Mr and Mrs Ernst Gales Jr. Mr and Mrs Edward Bormann and family, of here, Mr and Mrs Henry Kohlhaas' and Math Hii- bert of Algona were Sunday dinner guests at the home of Mr and Mrs Herman Becker and family of near Irvington in observance of First' Holy Communion of Ronald Becker in St. Cecelia's church KOSSUTH COUNTY P ORT S ELIZABETH 17 |ewel«, •nbreakibl* •litnjpflnj MISS AMERICA 17 Jewell, •xftfliion braciltl - $357* MINUTE MAM 17 jtwtls. ' breakiblt - •- SENATOR . 17 jewels, '-MUck rulitajiL. -. tnbreikible llfetlihi mainspring, luxury •xpanilon bant WILTGEN JEWELRY frlc«i tncludt F«cf«rol To« on Sunday morning, May 8, at the 8:30 o'clock Mass. Mr and Mrs Ernst Gales Sr. and family were Sunday dinner guests in the home of Mr and Mrs Peter Erpelding home near Algona in observance of the First Holy Communion of Janet Erpelding in St. Cecelia's church in Algona on Sunday, May 8, at the 3i30 o'clock Mass. Mr and Mrs John Thul, Mr and Mrs Milford Plathe and family, all of here with Mr and Mrs Richard Thul and daughters Georgia and Janet of Algona had dinner ,n the Johnson House in Algona on Sunday in observance of Georgia, Thill's First Holy Com- muion in Algona on Sunday, May 8, at the 8:30 Mass. Mr and Mrs Ernest Gales Sr., •Cathy and Mary Lu, Mr and Mrs Julius Capesius and Tommy nna VIr and Mrs Ernest Gales Jr., Stephen and Cecelia were dinner ;uests .Sunday evening in the home of Mr and Mrs John Capesius in observance of the baptism of Margaret Sue Capesius Sunday afternoon in St. Joseph's church. 950 Register At Store Opening About 950 registrations Friday and Saturday more than exceeded expectations at the grand opening of the Western Auto Associate Store here in its new location, just west of the Iowa State Bank on State St. ' Harry Ireland, owner, said that registration prizes went to Mrs Charles Hanson, Algona, Mrs C. S. Shipler of Burt, and Tommy Schmidt, Titonka. Baseball Bat Injury Titonka—Judy DeBoer, daughter of ,Mr and Mrs Ted DeBoer, was hit with a baseball bai.al school Tuesday and it required Doctor Egan of Bancroft and stitches to close the wide gash. It was just above the left eye oft her forehead. She is in the 4th grade at school. Mrs Junior Ellis and baby daughter were given a shower Friday evening, at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Harry Linde. BRANDT IS GOING TO SELL 20 BUICKS IN MAY AND WE'VE PUT A DENT IN THAT TOTAL... COME IN NOW We're In A Trading Mood! $ DRIVE THE THRILL OF THE YEAR - A1955 BUICK - FOR AS LITTLE AS 2328 Delivered In Algona EVENING APPOINTMENTS II; DESIRED after 5 p.m. CaH Harold Brandt — Home Phone 395-J John Lavigne — Home Phone 96W Dick Sorensen — Home Phone 876 OR PHONE BUICK Phent Wf$t Algona Algona 4-2 Victor, Wins Sectional Algona gained sweet revenge from Rodman and ace hurler, Marlin Erickson, with a 4-2 verdict in a fast, well-played contest in the finals of the spring sectional baseball tournament at Whittemore Friday afternoon., Bulldog hitters rapped out eight hits from the offerings of Erickson, who pitched a perfect 1-0 no- hit win over Algona eight days earlier at Rodman, with Don Cook, Doug Meyer and Bill Fain leading the attack. !> Larry Christensen, who hurled the win for Algona, and Erickson locked up in a scoreless duel for four innings. The Bulldogs went ahead in the top of the fifth as Cook, Meyer and Loren Nelson stroked singles good for two runs. Rodman cut the margin to 2-1 in the last of the fifth as Erickson scored following a walk, fielders' choice and an error. Nothing happened in the sixth, but in the Algona half 'of the seventh Cook and Meyer hit back- to-back singles and Bill Fain slammed a triple for the final two Algona tallies. Fain was out at the plate as he attempted to make his hit into a home run. Rodman's final two hits and a fielders' choice sent home the final run of the game in the last of the seventh. „ Christensen racked up his second win of-the year in his second start. He allowed only five hits as he upset Rodman's attempt to make it two straight over the Bulldogs. Cook and Meyer each ,got two hits, while Fain, Nelson, Bob Slobe and JSuian Schuiier each got one. Fain was the hitting star of the sectional as he drove home seven runs of the 14 scored by Algona during its two wins'. Kossuth Ball Loop Season Opens Sunday Kossuth County League baseball action begins at four sites this Sunday, but one manager, Zeke Winkel of the Algona KC team, has a very serious problem with which to contend before his team takes the field at Livermore—there aren't enough men on the squad at present for the outfit to make un official appearance. The next practice session for the local entry, set for this evening (Thursday) at the KC Park east of town, may produce more candidates for the team, but at last count, Winkel was at least two men short of the necessary Opening games Sunday include Ringsled at Lone Rock;' Gilmore City at Rodman; Bancroft KC at Whiilemore; and Algona KC at Livermore. Game time is 2:30 p.m. every Sunday from May 15 through August 21, with the exception of July 3. Each team will play a 14-game loop schedule, meeting every other league team twice during the season on a home-and-home basis. Seven men have tried out so far for the local team, including Merv Hentges, Bob und John Diekman, Bob and Dick Kain, Charley Elbert and Winkel. Invitations have been extended to Don Cook, Bill Fain ad Loren Nelson of Algona High's team. Cook will be unable to play due to his summer job hours, and final decisions have not been reached by the other pair. This lack of men is somewhat of a new problem for the locals who normally have many candidates before the season and a large squad throughout the summer. Of the present seven men, only Winkel, Bob Diekman and Hentges have seen previous action on KC teams. According to Winkel, anyone wishing to earn a position on the team will be welcomed at practice sessions. Ledyard Fire Call Ledyard—The fire alarm sounded at noon on Saturday calling the fire truck to the dump where someone had started some rubbish afire and then left it and the strong wind soon spread the fire tp nearby fields. It was put out quickly by the firemen. Edge LuVerne Tuseday; Meet Corwith, Today By Don Smith Jr. Algona, Corwith, St. John's of Bancroft and Woden advanced to- final round berths in the district baseball tournaments at Algona and Bancroft with wins Tuesdr.y. Algona edged LuVerne 8-7 and Corwith downed Hayfield 8-3 at Algona Tuesday afternoon, while the Johnnies clubbed Forest Cily G-0 and Woden knocked out Armstrong 4-2 at Bancroft in night frays. Final round action 'is slated for both sites today (Thursday), with Algona and Corwith set to tangle at the fairgrounds at 3;30 p.m., and St. John's and Woden will meet in a night contest at Bancroft. Win The Hard Way Algona's Bulldogs got their win the hard way, coming up with four BIG runs in the home half of the sev.euth to snatch the verdict from a LuVerne team that held the lead throughout the game. A pair of walks off starting pitcher Bill Fain of the Bulldogs, followed by a home run clout over the right field fence by Baker, gave LuVerne a three-run first inning spurt that held up until the final half inning. Coach Bob King's crew, anxibus to take win number six against two losses, countered with a pair of tallies on a walk, three errors and a fielders' choice ,to make it 3-2 in the bottom of the .first. LuVerne Takes Lead A walk and a home run over the deep left field fence by Stripling j*ave LuVerne a 5-2 lead in the top of the second, but Algona got one run back in the home half of the second as Bob Slobe, Larry Christensen and Don Cook singled to make it 5-3. Coach flryce Wickett's nine apparently wrapped up the contest with two more in the fifth as Schneider and Henderson singled aim Baker uuuWeil to IUH tin; count to 7-3. Doug Meyer, Eulan Schuller and Slobe made it 7-4 'with singles in the last 'of the fifth, and that was it until the fatal seventh. Walks to Fain and Schuller, Sldbe's third single, a walk to Harvey Peglow, who stole second, an error, and a slashing liner to right-center by Cook thut dropped off centerfielder Schneider's glove for a double, chased home the runs that salvaged the game. Chrislensen Comes In Christensen replaced Fain on the hill for Algona early in the fray, and he got the win, his third against no losses. Henderson and Stripling hurled for the losers, with Henderson getting tagged with the loss. Slobe of Algona, and Baker of LuVerne led their I'L'spectiye teams at the plate with three hits each. Box score: LuVerne (7) AB R H Larimer, 2b. 2 2 0 Stripling, c, p. 4 1 1 Schneider, cf. 2 2 1 Baker, ss. .4 2 3 Henderson, p, c. 4 0 2 Preuschl, If. 4 0 1 Tobey, 3b. 3 () 0 Joss, rf. 3 0 0 Witzel, Ib. 3 0 0 29 7 K Algona (8) AB R H Cook, cf. — --.3 1 2 Meyer, c. 4 1 2 Nelson, ss. - 4 1 0 Fain, p, rf. 3 1 0 Schuller, If. 3 1 1 Slobe, Ib. 4 2 3 Harms, 2b. 4 0 0 Christoffors, rf. 0 0 0 Christensen, p. 4 0 1 Peglow, 3b. 2 1 0 31 8 9 Corwith took an eary lead over Hayfield, and fought off a seventh inning rally to take their 6-3 win. The winrters were ahead ti-2 going into the lust frame, when Hayfield loaded the bases with none out. Only one run scored as Gourley replaced Wilhite on the mound to stifle the rally. Wilhite was the winner, while Blank took the loss for Hayfield. Corwith got seven hits, the losers six. St. John's No-Hiiter Jim Smith, St. John's right- hander, fired a no-hitter as his mates sent Forest City to the sidelines, 6-0, Tuesday night. Tin- always rugged Johnnies of Vince Myers pounded out seven hits, including two each by hurler SmitU and Jim Juhnson, on their way to the win. Glime was the losing pitcher. Woden measured Armstrong, 4-2, in a well-played contest in the opener at .Bancroft, with Don Devine tossing a three-hitter for the winners. Devine, whose high school pitching record is among the finest in the state, and Missman contributed a pair of hits apiece to the winning Wode< eig^t-Uit attack. • • • •.;._„ U-D-M Want Adi Bring R««uUt

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