The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 25, 1955 · Page 7
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Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 25, 1955
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Algond Hurler Eidle! Wih|eii;2!l*year old son of Mi- arid Ms Lawr&ice 1 Winkel, ' released from St. Ann , Fishermen \ Own A Good Used Outboard Motor And Troll Our Lakes •* • j ' , WE HAVE A,PINE 5«H.P. Jdhnson 3'/4 H.P, Evlnrudft 5/4 H.P. Evirtrude 6 H.P. Wizard See Them At BECKER'S SPORTING GOODS Phone 720 ' -Algeria hospital Wednesday morning fpl- owing treatment of ft Kjl 6 ,!^* ufy hef feufferfed i ih tnd[Al|6na CC-fianbMff Cub game KttfrSun. day/ , 1l i f ' : '.ip . i • earn, took'a throw fromtthe'dut- 'ield and'-a b'asa tunneri flollided wlttt Hihi. M He i received' ba'dly torn ligaments irt his'Ieft knee. He waS tfeated at the hospital, and a cast the full length of his leg was put onV He Will be in the cast for hree to five months, but plans : o return to.Creighton University at Omaha in three .weeks,to continue. Ms college education. "The Boat Fisherman" ' 1 W6 Have Only ONE LEFT A Fine 14-ft. All- Aluminum BOAT & OARS Priced Right At BECKER'S , SPORTING GOODS Phone 720 Algoha Merle Thompson Wins Softball Slugging Crown Merle > .Thbrhpson, ' fast'inoving Bulldozer thlrdbaseman, slam- Wed out a .515 batting : average to ead the AlgohSf'ftecreation Softball League during the seasoo Ust completed., ^ Thorn psori.fa sh- , oned the mark oMBiMts.inJ? of, icial trips to the plate, ,-includ- ng two home runs. ; _ ' The champion Collegian ^utfit and the second place Post Office team shared many, of- th«r team honors, and had mgn high Up on the- hitting list. THe Post Office team c6pped ' the team ^batting championship with a .382; mark while the Collegians had a .373 record. ' _ „,.. Top hurlers were Dave Zltt- ritsch, 5-1, Collegians and Hank Geilenfeld, who. had a 4-1 rec ord With the Post Office. Three men, 'Tony Guzowski, 3-0, and Dave Devine, 1^0, Collegians, and Doii Steinman, 2-0, Independents had 'perfect marks., Charlie Sen ultz Ron Harlan, Don Smith, Jr Al Hasse and John Haag wer otRei 1 hurlers. who wotl two. game during the year. A total of 2 pitchers got into- the season sum in the 'won 'and lost col 2 Weeks Off Iso proved to be the iogtf'dls- anee sjygger of tftt vear^He bad » .513 batting mark on 19 hits n 7 tries and tdpped the league ift, home runs with five. He was sio third in runs scored with 21. Jim Kelly finished with a ,488 mark for the National Guard,Hfe was secbijd in horne runs With four,,and;topped the league with his 26 hits. ( line in batting were Don Elbert^ColIegian|, "Runner-up hitter" .tyas Jac Lichter ' of the Collegians, who 450; Dick Lavrenz, E,,, 437 Bill Allen, Post Office; an Sonny Rochleau, Collegians, .436, Dewey Skilling, P,ost Office, .432; and Louie Gilbrlde, Independent*, .405, Kelly slammed four home runs and Eldle TWltfltel and Dewey Skilling each hit three to finish behind Lichter in thkt department, It was noted during the ^ea that 106 men participated in B least one game for the six teams Sixteen players who gularly topped the league battini Iverage of .356, and the eigh teams scored 841 runs on only 73 hits during the season. Final Standings , 4' ' 5 li •; 6 ; b >6Si Office .ui-^--—^ 6 lulldozefs _4_-.i.i—- '5 Egg- Heads _J.i—— 4 ndependents 4 National Guard .- 2 a 11 .. — i • ' . ! teenage Dance, C.C., Sept. 2 There will be a teenage dance at the Country Club Friday nigh 1 , Sept. 2.i This event, the firs', of the fall season is open to all teenagers of high school or col: ege age. Admission, 50c per person Tickets may be purchased at the door or:from any of the following committee members Nidas Dermand, Bob Jensen, Molly Sullivan, Marilyn Dreesman Barbara Bourne. Chairmen o the party are Mr and Mrs Vernon Jensen. Collegians 9 -EGOS Twenty-seven cases of egg were scattered over Highway 33 near Orange City recently. The truck on which they were load ed, owned by Marion Korver, tip ped over when it collided wit! another car. • mri ALGONA UPPER DES MOINES .ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, 1955 Titonka Grid Hopes Not Too Good For Early Play Prospects for the coming football season at Titonka are dim, and will not clear up much until the first couple of weeks of practice are out of the way, according to Coach Lyle Opheim. The Indians started working out yesterday (Wednesday) with an eye on the eight game schedule facing'them. The slate includes six • Cornbelt Conferene games and a Homecoming appearance against Mallard Sept. 30. Schedule: Sept. 9—Renwick,' here Sept. 16—Thompson, there Sept. 23—Ruthven, there Sept. 30—Mallard, here Oc t. 7—West Bend, there Oct. 14—Graettinger. here Oct 21—Terril, there , Oct. 28—Swda City, here !,The final six games are con- ei'ence frays, winding up with he.big Swea City game the last iiht.' of the' season. SWEA CITY ELEVEN OPENS SEPT,,9 Sw6a City high school's Trojans will open their 1955 footbal schedule at Terril, Friday night Sept. 9, according to the_slate meanM DIAMOND'S PAINT eleased by Supt. Ed Stewar! lis wekend. The Trojans, un.dor Coach JViliiam LyTe, 'began workouts- esterday (Wednesday) in pre- aiwtion for the eight-game care, hat includes four home dates, Thompson will visit Swea Citv Oct. 14 for the annual big Home oming game. The complete schedule: Sept. 9—Terril, there Sept. 16—West Bend, here Sept. 23—Mallard, there Sept. 30—Ventura, here Oct. 7—Graettinger, there Oct. 14—Thompson, here Oct. 21—Armstrong, here Oct. 28—Titonka, there A rosier of players .will be available within the next week. Lone Rock And Bancroft Roll On, County Loop Lone Rock swamped Rodman, 31-7, at Rodman, and Bancroft edged the Algona KCs, 5-4, to re- CTUgCll Hiv. .*»*£,«••" ..— -, - -, main" in a tight race for the championship of the Kossuth County Baseball League. The Lone Rockers retained their one game lead over Bancroft as Marlow, Hutchinson, 3uss, Blanchard, Long and Dreyer slammed home runs. Bollinger, Hutchinson and Householder worked on the hill for the winners who slammed their way to an early lead and stayed in the driver's'seat the rest of the way. A pair of runs in the eighth and one in the ninth gave Bancroft its win over the KCs at the KG Park east of town. The visitors counted once, in the top of the second on a single by 'T» 1 T"»_L.»» l.«iA ••*n11>>a f»n/^ ti 'CnfTI — 32 Candidates, New Coach At First Practice By Don Smith Jr. f Practioe equipment has been issued, go-get-'em posters arc stuck to the locker room walls, the first two practices nre out or the way and the expectancy of the fans points to one thing— Algona High's Bulldogs are preparing for the football season opener Sept. 9 with Emmetsburg on the home field. Coach Jason Loving greeted 32 men Tuesday by handing them shoes, pads, punts, shirts and hel- _ rnets and announcing to them they were expected to report each morning until school starts at 9:30, and again each evening for toughening up exercises. . Twelve of the 32 candidates who reported the first day are freshmen and ten are seniors, anp the large number of freshmen was both good and bud. It indicated interest was high and expedience short in more than a third of the squad members. The squad list includes: seniors—Jae Givens, Vernon Christoffers, Larry Johnson, Bob Jensen Doug Meyer, Frank Kern, Hod Kickbush, Bill Moxley, Terry Cook and Dave Seller; juniors-Harvey Peglow, Richard Roen- leau, Wendell Steven and Ted Finley; sophomores — Howard Funk. Dave Richardson, Bob Norman, Larry St. John,. Darold Skilling and Paul Opheim; and freshmen—Leroy Gronbach, Larry Cook, Jim Gade, Marvin Miller, Tom . Potter, Albert Fosnaugh, Tom Zittritsch, Robbie Hutchms, Joel Harris, Jim Moxley, Dennis Jergenson and Bill Hutchison. Practically all the freshmen -„<*, V-l* lender's has \\9 fyigest- stock of, Back-tp- Sehool togs feady. for your Inspection. The store that featur^s. the-top brands pf. quality: Boys', Wear Invites- you to come nOw and -choose his nieds. Whether you want sturdy denims or the smartest in dress suits you are guaranteed satisfaction from these - famous lines featured at Zender's . . . •< SOCJKS by ;Mun?ingwear • SHIRTS by Kaynee • ' JACKETS by LeewalcJ • B14JE JEANS by^Qshtash " ' ' ' ' Gallon RED BARN PAINT 5 Gals. 10.88 DIAMOND'S ISURPLUS STORE-ALG'ONA • • SLACKS by Leewald • SWEATERS by Puritan • BELTS by Hickok 0 f SHOES by Portage • SHORTS and "T" SHIRTS By Muhslngwear . - ' r • . j » Ask Aboyt Our Uy-Away • Plan on W|nje,r Jackets J-ini Rahe, two. .walks and a fice fly, but VUgona'came'Up'with two in the bottom .of • the third to take a lead that lasted until the eighth. Hurler Eldie Winkel was hit by a pitch and stole sec-, bnd. Loren Nelson reached first on an error and Darrell Downs got ort the same way as Winkel scored. A single by Bob Diekman Sent in the second counter. The KCs got another in the fifth. Eldie Winkel started the rally off by reaching first on an error. He stole second and Downs came through with a hit to score him, making it 3-1. Singles by Johnson, Elsbecker, Duxlding and McNertney of the Cubs cut the margin to 3-2 in the top of the sixth, but a walk to Bob Diekman who stole second and a single by Tony Winters •nade it 4-2 in the last half of the same frame. The Cubs tied the score at 4-4 in the eighth the easy way. A pair of errors and a single by Elsbecker did the job, and a walk and an error in the top of the ninth wrapped up the decision. Winkel worked- the first six frames for the locals, while Swede Batt finished up and took the loss, although allowing only one hit in three innings. McNertney worked on the hill for the Cubs .and allowed seven hits. Winker and Batt allowed eight. Winters and Bob Diekman of the KCs and Elsbecker and Dudding of the Cubs each hud two hits. •Kossuth County Fair-goers were treated to a pair of fine games Friday afternoon. Lone Rock took an early lead to down Bancroft, 7-2, in the opener, while Whittemore came from Uehind late to down the KCs, 3-2, in the nightcap. Mitchell bested Tom Lichhter anid Joe Donahue in the opener as Gordy Hutchinson belted a homer for the winners. Jim Geelan got the verdict over Eldie Winkel in the nightcap, al- played two years 'of junior high football, but the step up into high school ball is a big one, and only time will tell if any of the I/ will fit into Loving's single-wing St M e ey°er, P Flniey, Kern, Kickbush. Terry Cook, Jensen and beiier won letters last year. Two other probable squad members, letterman Jim Cowan and Fred btra- horn, didn't check out equipment Tuesday, but are expected to Loving emphatically pointed out that any boy must have three weeks of practice before he Can, compete in a gams, under the rutes of the lowa'Htlh School Athletic Association./ Speaking of the Emmetsburg game, Jase had this to offer- game, jase nuu una «•« j , ,, "Emmetsburg, '-has a good ball club, and VveVe got a lot of work , to do between" now .and Sept. »• , to get ready for the game. . Loving- and his assistant coaches, .Bob King and Champ . Martin, will begin installation of single-wing proceeduVe immediately in the squad, ; along with wind sprints and toughening exercises in preparation, .for the grind ahead. Student managers, are Warren Branson and Denny • Waller. '_ ^ though -allowing five hits to, Winkel's three. Errors allowed the Whittemore nine to take the verdict. Winkel had three hits in four tries for the losers. Standings » \ W Lone Rock -- J2. Bancroft »» Whittemore --. " Rodmajn » Algona KCs * n Gilmore City 4 • jj Livermore -- * J Final regular'league action will probably finish .this- week. Several make-up game.* are on tap, as no team in the loop has officially completed its league schedule. L .1 2 5 0 8 A COMPLETE FULL-SIZE ROYAL PORTABLE FOR ONLY PLUS TAX Pf Y JUST 9,95 Phon* Algona WOMEN'S BOWLING ASSOCIATION MEETING Tuesday Aug. 30 ;8 p.m. at Barry's Anyone interested in league bowling, please come to the meeting; or contact Bonnie Rrad- f^rd, ph., 1194-Jt fe<y-Tr*aj. l^weptners "welcome as well CM league members. ; , i s ; Baricroft-Carroll Playoff Halted A scheduled play-off game between Bancroft's Lions and Carroll at Bancroft was rained out Tuesday night. The two teams who tied for the championship ot the Iowa State League ..a.t thu . completion of the re'gular schedule, will play the deciding contest as soon as the weather permits. Mason City downed ville in the other play-off game to take third place. ,,,,,,: The Lions dropped u u-U mxi-. sion to Storm Lake •Monday night at Storm Lake and with it lost the chance at the undisputed title. Bancroft cinched a share of the title with a 12-8 Win over Estherville and a 12-li conquest of btorni Lake at Memorial Park duvjrjs the weekend. 'Both times the Lions had to come from behmrt to win They ended with a mark of 23 wins and 17 losses. The winner of the Bancroft- Carroll play-off game will'tanglo with Mason City in the first game of the final play-off series. Estherville is the fourth team in the final play-offs. Academy team In Diocesan Meet St. Cecelia's Academy will enter the annual fall Sioux City Diocesan Baseball tournament, according 'to an announcemet frorh athletic 49*' will' begin" itfa* week pi Sepi. ,i, Pa»"n«s • sites w«l be: 'announced A when all entries are m.

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