The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 4, 1955 · Page 31
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 4, 1955
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August 4,1955 3 Igoun (Upper ft^r <^^ ^\ August 4,1955 Collegians Win Softball City Title The Post Offico sciftball (mm grubbed 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 Earih & Des Moines Rivers you will need HIP BOOTS, WADEHS. 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 win over the Egg Heads Tuesday night. An 11-run first inning tinned the trick. The winners got only six hits in the inning, but two home run blasts in the frame by Eldie Winkel drove in six runs and got them off and running. His lirst came with one mate un, the second with the sacks jammed. The Post Office scored in every inning but the fourth, while the losers got one in I he first and two each in the second a 114! 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 Hi hits, the losers eight. There are more names on tap next Monday and Tuesday night. Standings W I, Collegians .._...._. i'. {> Post Office _ . 4 4 Independents ....... 4 4 Egg Heads . 3 5 Bulldozers . '2 <> National Guard ...-- I ~> Tin; league-leading Collegian- cinched the championship Monday night as thev rolled over tne Independents. 20-15. f..y th. Mi- eighth straight win without a defeat. Taking a 12-1 lend in the fust three innings, the winners then fought to stave off four Independent rallies that narrowed the gap LONE ROCK RULES THE ROOST! in five runs at the finish. Tony Gupowski started for the Cof- legians and got the win, while Dave Burger was the losing pitcher. Dave Devine, Don Elbert and Sonny Rochleau of the Collegians, and Don Sleinman and Dick Kain of the Indies each had three hits in the contes. The winners got 15 hits the losers 14. and Jack Lichler 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 I. Algona put the Woden game away in the top of tlv^ first frame. Bob Slobe led off with a Baker skied to the rightfielder and Slobe went to third after the catch, scoring when the throw-in went wild. Doug Meyer then walked, Henderson reached first on an error, and when Dirk Hansen and Harvey Peglow walked, Meyer came in with the second run. Slobe scored the third run in the fourth after walking, and Meyer repeated the proceedure in the seventh to wrap up the scoring. The locals have now won fen of their last 12 anrl have a season mark of 17-10. Box score: Algona (4) AB R H Slobe. Ib. 2 2 0 Baker, ss. 4 0 1 Meyer, cf. 1 2 0 Henderson, p. 4 0 2 Schilmoeller, rf. 4 0 0 Hansen. 2b. 2 0 0 Peglow, 3b. 2 0 0 Finley. c. 3 0 0 Kohl, If. 3 0 0 25 walk stole second. Don NEW WELL Thornton has a new well. A good supply of water was found at a depth of 539 feet. •^^•••^^•••^^••^MBiHHiiii^i^H^B^Mi P NOW...AT BRANDT BUICK NEW 1955 BUCKS LOW With a TOP Deal For Your Present Car We are offering a special selection of new 1955 Buicks - ond we can tell you there never was a better time to buy a Buick! 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 1 t h o u g ii nev'-r club champ, advanced to the finals of the Algona Country Club golf championship tourn •>• with an easy. f>-4 win over Jack Canning on the local cour.-r Sunday. The- ol.-ier semi-final match, involving Dr. Harold Erickson and Pete Langmack. will be played this Sunday. The winner will meet Smith for the championship later. Smith hit his woods and iron.. well in conquering Canning. He shot p;,r golf and took a five up lead at the end of the first nine holes. He continued to set '..he pace, and while he failed to acid to his advantage, Canning joiil.) not close the gap over the last five holes and the match cr.fied on the fourteenth green. Hmitli was defeated in the finals two years ago by Dave Evo;d- o-i rjT^I KOSSUTH COUNTY "1 [SPORTS] was knocked out of tourney in the first Ames, wh thi.s year' round. The Ei u-kson-Langmack due! is rated a tosvup. and the odd.-make:-; will have trouble figuring the finals, too. Menke Homers, Lions In 4-3 Win Over Estherville Jeannette Rankin. was the first woman member of the U..S. House of Representatives — in The New York Daily Graphic was the first illustrated dailv newspaper. BANCROFT LIONS IOWA STATE LEAGUE Games This Week AT HOME AUG. 7 SPENCER AUG. 11 CARROLL John Menke. lead-off hitter in the last of the ninth, powered a home run Tuesday night to push iho Bancroft Lions past league-loading Estherville. 4-3. ;:• Men/oriul Park. The s i >: t ••> sti flight victory by the Lions move-.! them within a half aunic of the Fieri Sox and sf re-ngfheri- ed their grip on second place in the- loop. The Lions tande with Storm Lake there tonight (Thursday!. '.hen entertain Spencer at ho:ne Sunday niuht and Carroll Thursday n:ght. Aug 11. Only five home games •.•'.-;r,ai;i >;i the Bancroft slate. The Lions took a 3-0 lead in the home hoi! o! the iirst inning as I Manager Jack Duckling sen! hum!! a pair wit!-, a homer.' With T'.m 'McNarmira on the r'.i'l. B;. ncrofi clung t" its lead until the- top i..! the eighth. Estherville counted tv. ice in the seventh, and M mager Shan Dennis'on banged one out of the park in the eighth t., make' it 3-3. setting the ;t a ^ e <,,,. Muir.e's olast. McNamura retired ip. iVvur <.f Don C'arken in the oivitii frame and 'ho latter got the V ; M. Mc- Naniara Ditched masterfully, bat ten walks kept him in hot v. ator much of Hit: time. The losers got only four hits, the Lions came up with eight. Bancroft, now has a 17-11 league mark. Estherville is 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 blfi.-ted a home i un for the winners. Bancroft then returned home to finish the week with a pai>- of wins. The Lions swept past Storm Lake, 5-2, Thursday with Kon Schae.fer on the hill! Manager Jack Dudding belted a triple and single and John Menk'.' got a tuple for Bancroft. Hill took the mound Sunday night again.-t the Carroll Mei chants and hurled one of the finest games of the season in league piay as the Lions trampled the visitors. 9-0. Hill allow ed 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 a pair of sinule.-. during the night. Bancroft Cubs Drop To 2nd; KC's Win, 12-8 Standings Lone Rock Bancroft WhiMomore _ Rodman Gilmore City Algona KCs . Livermore W p !) fi 4 L 1 2 3 5 7 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 Kossuth County Fair on 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. 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 Kossuth Coumy League Sundiiy with an 8-7 win over Bancroft fit Lone Rock. Up to this week the two had been locked in ;i lie for first tor manv weeks. Bancroft was alone at the top for a day and a half. The Cubs walloped Whitteniore, 11-0. at Bancroft Friday night, and ran their league mark to 9-1. a Half game ahead of Lone Rock. Torn Lickliter gave up a hit in the iirst 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 hit.--. 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 fourth to make it 7-0. 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 wall; 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 uvtr Bancroft. Whitteniore stayed in the running with a 13-ij verdict over Gilmore City, and the Algona KCs surprised Rodman, 12-a, in other games Sunday. Ringsted dropped out of the loop, so Livermore 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. He 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 tall. After a delay, Rodman jumped on Winkel for four runs on tour hits, a pair of walks, -i lilt batter and two error/, to take a commanding lead. The KC.s counted once in tne top of the thii"d as Merv Hentg -s 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 halt' of the fourth. That's the way it remained until the visitor's half of the sixth. A walk to Howard Kill and hits by Tony Winter?. Bob Diekman, Winkel. Berme Kramer. Hentges, Dairell Downs and L'.iren Nels >n turned the trick. Du-kman got the big hit of the inning, a triple, and the team.-, entered the eighth with the score tied. 7-7. Walks to Hentges and Winters, a hit batsman and a single by Batt sent in t.i.'ee runs in the tup of the eighih to give the- locals a 10-7 ecig.', and Winkel's home run and a in', by John Diekman sent in two moiv in the ninth. Rodman ca'iie up with its final run in the :ast j; tin ninth on three hits. llentges and Winkel each got two blows for Algona, while Kogarly and Perkins each got a pair for the losers, who totaled nine. Algona got 12 safeties. Games Sunday Whitteniore will attempt to dump Lone Rock at Whitteniore; Gilmore City will visit the Algona KC.-; and Rodman tangles with Livermore at Livermore Sunday. Bancroft is idle. Union 4-H Contest The Union Aletheans held their annual Achievement Day on July 2 f j. Judges were Mrs Henry Looft ..nd Mrs Ralph Thompson. Mary Ilia Erpelding was chosen as Style Review girl. She will represent < ur club at the fair. The judges were presented gifts from the dub. Lunch was served by the lloinetnakers. iUNG While driving cows, Dean Nc-rvig of Hardy fell on a stick, arid punctured a lung. He's recovering. The flag of Denmark is the oldest one in use today.

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