The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1955 · Page 15
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 4, 1955
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August 4,1955 Cfje Mgona Upper Best •*^ . Jm& - ^^ ^ August 4,1955 Collegians Win Softball City Title The Post Office softbflll tegm grabbed its third straight win and moved into a tie for second place "WADING THE RIVER FISHERMEN" Best Fishing Now Is In The Rivers — WADING Up The Blue Earth & Des Molnes Rivers you will need HIP BOdTS, WADERS. We Have 'Em! Heavyweight WADERS Lightweight WADERS WADING Shoes See Them At BECKER'S Sporting Goods Algona Phone 720 in the recreation league with an easy 20-5 wiri over the Egg Heads Tuesday night. An 11-run first inning turned the trick. The winners got only six hits in the inning, but two home fun blasts in the frame by Eldie Winkel drove in six runs and got them off and running. His first came with one mate on, the second with the sacks jammed. The Post Office scored in every inning but the fourth, while the losers got one in the first and two each In the second and seventh. Outstanding stickers were Winkel with two homers and a single in three tries and Bill Allen with a single, double, triple and home run in four trips for the Post Office. Dick Lavrenz hit a homer for the losers. Don Smith, Jr. was the winning pitcher, Al Hasse the loser. The winners got 16 hits, the losers eight. There are more games on tap next Monday and Tuesday night. Standings W L Collegians - 8 'b Post Office „___. 4 4 Independents 4 4 •Egg Heads _ 3 5 Bulldozers 2 4 National Guard 1 5 The league-leading Collegians cinched the championship Monday night as they rolled over the Independents, 20-15, for their eighth straight win without a defeat. Taking a 12-1 lead in the first three innings, the winners then fought to stave off four Independent rallies that narrowed the gap LONE ROCK RULES THE ROOST! to five runs at the finish. Tony Guzowski started for the Collegians and got^ the win, while Dave Barger was the losing pitcher. Dave Devine, Don Elbert and Sonny Rochleau of the Collegians, and Don Steinman and Dick Kain of the Indies each had three hits in the contes. The winners got 15 hits the losers 14, and Jack Lichter hit a bases loaded home run, on a 3-0 pitch for the Collegians. Jr. Legion Wins 17th With 4-0 Woden Victory Algona's Junior Legion nine racked up its seventeenth win of the year as Joe Henderson hurled a 4-hit, 4-0 win at Woden Tuesday evening. The locals will entertain Goldfield here Friday at 5:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds, after a trip to Bancroft today (Thursday). Algona put the Woden game away in the top of the .first frame". Bob' Slobe led off with a walk and stole second. Don Baker skied to the rightfielde and Slobe went to third after th catch, scoring when the throw-in went wild. Doug Meyer ther walked, Henderson reached firs on an error, and when Dirk Han sen and Harvey Peglow walkec Meyer came in with the second run. Slobe scored the third run In the fourth after walking, "ani Meyer repeated the proceedur- in the seventh to wrap up th scoring. The locals have now wo: of their last 12 and have a mark of 17-10. Box score: Algona (4) AS Slobe, Ib. — ? _2 Baker, ss. ^4 Meyer, cf. 1 Henderson, p. —.4 Schilmoeller, rf. _.__4 Hansen, 2b. 2 Peglow, 3b. ... 2 Finley, c. 3 Kohl, If. -3 R S» 0 1 O v ,i ( 0' ( 0 .'» 25 NEW WELL Thornton has a new well, good supply of water was foun at a depth of 539 feet. NOW...AT BRANDT BUICK NEW 1955 BUCKS LOW $ AS 1 2328 With a TOP Deal For Your Present Car We are offering a special selection of new 1955 Buicks - and we can tell you there never was a better time to buy a Buickl Frankly, we are interested in placing these New 1955 Buicks in the hand of new customers - and to do that, we are offering you a "Top Trade-in Deal" for your present car. We are offering Buick Specials, Supers, Centurys and Roadmasters in this special selection, with your own choice of equipment and color optional. So come to Brandt Buick and find out how easy and economical it is to have a car like the one pictured above standing in your own driveway) Phone Us at 80 If You Desire an Evening Appointment For The 'DEAL Of The Year - Come Now to BRANDT BUICK Algona, Iowa At Courthouse Square Phone 80 Enter Finals In Country Club Champion Round A 1953 finalist, Craig Smith veteran campaigner a 11 h o u g h never club champ, advanced In the finals of the Algona Country Club golf championship tourney with an easy, 5-4 win over Jack Canning on the local course Sunday. The other semi-final match, 'involving Dr. Harold Erickson and Pete Langmack, will be played this Sunday. The winner will meet Smith for the championship later. v Smith hit his woods and irons well in conquering Canning. He shot par golf and took a five-up lead at the end of the first nine holes. He continued to set the pace, and while he failed to add to his advantage, Canning could not close the gap over the last tJvc holes and the match ended on the fourteenth green. Smith was defeated in the finals two •years ago by Dave Everds oi Ames, who was knocked out of this year's tourney in the first round. j The Erickson-Langmack duel is rated a toss-up, and the odds- makers will have trouble figuring the finals, too. Jeannette Rankin, was the first woman member of the U.S. House of Representatives — in 1916. TlC^ Kossuru COUNTY "1 [SPORTS] Menke Homers, Lions In 4-3 Win Over Estherville The New York Daily Graphic was the first illustrated daily newspaper. BANCROFT LIONS IOWA\STATE LEAGUE Games This Week AT HOME AUG. 7 SPENCER AUG.'11 CARROLL John Menke, load-off hitter in the last of the ninth, powered home run Tuesday night to push the Bancroft Lions past league-leading Esthurvllle, 4-3, ir. Memorial Park. The s i x t n straight victory by the Lions moved them within a half game of the Red Sox and strengthened their grip 'on second place in :he loop. The Lions tangle with Storm Jake there tonight (Thursday), hen entertain Spencer at home Sunday night and Carroll Thursday night, Aug 11. Only five home games remain on the Bancroft slate. The Lions look ;t 3-0 lead in the home half of the lirst inning as Manager Jack Dudding sent home a pair with a homer. With Tom McNamara on the hill. Bancroft clung to its lend until Die tup of the eighth. Estherville counted twice in the seventh, and Manager Shan Denniston banged one out of the park in the eighth to make it 3-3, setting the stacje (or Menke's blast. McNamara retired in favor of Don C.'arken in the eighth frame and the latter got the win. McNamara pitched masterfully, but ten walks kept him in hot, water much,of the time. The losers got only four hits, the Lions came with eight. Bancroft now has 17-11 league mark, Estherville 17-10. The Lions measured 'AT ison City, 7-1, at Mason City with John Hill limiting the Braves to five scattered singles. Bill Dudding blasted a home run for the winners. Bancroft then returned home to finish the week with a pair of wins. The Lions swept past Storm Lake, 5-2, Thursday with Ron Schaefer on the hill! Manager Jack Dudding belted a triple and single and John Menk'.' got a triple for Bancroft. Hill 'took the mound Sunday night against the Carroll Merchants and hurled one of the finest games of the season in league play as the Lions trampled the visitors, 9-0. Hill allowed only three singles, one each in the second, seventh and ninth, while whiffing ten and walking only one. Dick Anderson slammed a triple and single and Jack Dudding la pair of singles during the night. To Enter Fair Races Bobby Grim, Indianapolis, Ind., at the wheel of his Offenhauser No. 2, a 350 horsepower machine, will headline an entry list of 20 drivers who will compete at the Kossulh County Fair ort the afternoon of its opening day in Algona, Wednesday, Aug. 17. Grim is at present leading in point total in competition of the I.M.C.A. Ass'n. He placed second for the past four years. HERE'S YOUR INVITATION TO ATTEND THE BIG FLIGHT BREAKFAST At The Algona Airport Sunday, August 7th (In Case of Rain, Sunday, Aug. 14) BREAKFAST SERVED 7 A.M. To 10 A.M. Bancroft Cubs Drop To 2nd; KC's Win, 12-8 Standings W Lone Rock 9 Bancroft " g Whitlemoro '_"_ Q Rodman 4 Gilmore City ;j Algona KCs "I~ 2 Livormore 2 L 1 2 3 5 7 7 7 Tomato or Orange Juice, Fried Eggs, Sausages, Sweet Rolls and Butter, Coffee or Ice Cold Milk. 50c (Free To Flyers, Passengers) PARACHUTE JUMP At 9 A.M. OVER AIRPORT By ART HILL of Ft. Dodge (Subject to the Velocity of the Wind) ENTERTAINMENT & PRIZES To Be Awarded Thru The Morning By Algona Merchants This Event Sponsored By The KOSSUTH FLYING CLUB • and ALBRIGHT AERO SERVICE THIS AD PLUS <1 ENTITLES YOU TO PLANE RIDE OVER THE CITY of ALGONA Just Present This Ad For This Bargain Airplane Ride, Sunday, Aug. 7. Lone Rock took over the top spot in the Kossulh County League Sunday with an 8-7 win over Bancroft at Lone Rock. Up to this week the two had been locked in a lie for first for many weeks. Bancroft was alone at the top for a day nnd a half. The Cubs walloped Whittemore, 11-0, at Bancroft Friday night, and ran their league mark to 9-1, a Half game ahead of Lone Rock. Tom Lickliter gave up a hit in the first frame and none after that as the Cubs took the victory. The Lone Rock win Sunday sent Bancroft into second. The Cubs got three runs in the first on an error and four singles, but Lone Rock cut the margin to 3-1 in the home half with a walk and -two hits. Lone Rock tied it in the bottom of the third, 3-3, on two hits and an error, but Bancroft went to work and counted three times in the top of the fourth on a walk, single, double and home run by McNertney. Bancroft's lead was short-lived. Lone Rock came up with four tallies in their half of the fpurth to make it 7-fi. Biggest blow of the frame was a double by Dean Culbertson with the sacks jammed. The losers tied the count at 7-7 in the first of the eighth without the aid of a hit, but singles by Marlow and Teeter, a walk and an error gave Lone Rock the win in the bottom of the ninth and kept the game from extra innings. The one-run win was the second of the year by Lone Rock over Bancroft. Whittemore stayed in the running with a 13-6 verdict over ilmore City, and the Algona KCs surprised Rodman, 12-8, in other games Sunday. Ringsted dropped out of the loop, so Liver- nore was idle. KCs Surprise Rodman The KCs came from behind to pick up their 2nd win in nine tries at Rodman. Eldie Winkel evened his season's won-lost mark at 1-1. Pfe allowed the losers nine hits. He also banged a home run over the rightfield fence in the top of the ninth with the bases empty. Algona went down without causing any trouble in the top of the first, and rain started to lull. After a delay, Rodman jumped on Winkel for four runs on four hits, a pair of walks, :i hit batter and two errors to take a commanding lead. The KC's counted once in the top of tlie third as Merv Hentg'js and Merle Loss came up with hits, but Rodman pushed the bulge to 7-1 with three runs on only one hit in the home half of the fourth. That's the way it remained until the visitor's half of the sixth. A walk to Howard Bait and hits by Tony Winters, Bob Diekman, Winkol, Bernie Kramer, Hentges, Darrell Downs and Loren Nels m turned tliu trick. Diekman got the big hit of the inning, a triple, and the teams entered the eighth with the score tied, 7-7. Walks to Htntges and Winters, hit batsman and a single by 3att sent in tlirce runs in the top of the eighth to give the locals 10-7 edge, and Winkel's home run and a hit by John Diekman sent in two mure in the ninth. Rodman came up with its final run in the ;i' the ninth on three hits. Heritges and Winkel each got two blows for Algona, while Fogurty aivd Perkins each gnt a pair for the losers, who totaled nine. Algona got 12 safeties. Games Sunday Whittemore will attempt to dump Lone Rock at Whittemore; Gilmore City will visit the Algona KC.s; and Rodman tangles with Livermore at Livennure Sunday. Bancroft is idle. Union 4-H Contest The Union Aletheans held their annual Achievement Day on July 23. Judges were Mrs Henry Lool't ; nd Mrs Ralph Thompson. Mary Ilia Erpelding was chosen as Style Review girl. She will represent t ur club at the fail'. The judges were presented gifts from the club. Lunch was served by the llomemukers. LUNG While driving cows, Dean wiuie cuivuig cuws, Nervig of Hardy fell on a stick, and punctured a lung. He's recovering. The flag of Denmark is th* oldest one in use today.

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