The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 13, 1955 · Page 15
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 15

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, October 13, 1955
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CLARION HERE FOR Bulldogs Bow To Clear Lake Aerial Thrusts 1 By Don Smith Jr. ! Clear Lake pushed Algona into j the cellar of the North Central ! Conference with an 18-12 verdict i over the winless Bulldogs at the j fairgrounds Friday night. j Clarion's Cowboys, who I have a 2-3 season mark and i a 1-3 conference record], will visit the Bulldogs al the fairgrounds tomorrow (Friday) night. It's Homecoming for Algona and Coach Lo'ving has hopes his team will broik into the win column. The Cowboys fell fo Webster City, 31-6, Friday. Algona got the jump on Clear Lake the first time it got the ball The Bulldogs took the opening kickoff, and following a 24 yard return by Jim Cowan to tho Algona 34 ya'rd line, went to work. It took only 12 plays and seven minutes to get the first touchdown of the night. Doug Meyer scored from the three, his HOMECOMING GAME ...ITHACA Feotherlight REPEATER! 1, F£ATHERLIGHT! . J. PROOPTESTED FOR SAFETY!! 3. SAFE BOTTOM EJECTION III Only S'.S Lbt. In 50 Gougi ' Only 6 Lbt. in 16Goug« Only 6','j Lbi. in 12 Gougt WESTERN AUTO STORE eleventh carry of the long drive His placekick fizzled, but Algona led. 6-0. Clear Lake ran only six plays during the first period, and when the buzzer sounded Algona hao. moved from its own 49 to Clear Lake's 40 whore it was second and ten. Two incomplete passes at tho start of tho second period forced a punt, and Meyer got away a beauty (hat went out of bounds on the Clear Lake four yard lino. 96 Yard Drive The Lions weren't content to remain in their predicament, how- over, so they started on one of the longest drives to a TD in recent history here. Mixing passes with running plays to an advantage, Clear Lake moved for the tying points in 16 plays. Bill Beedle got the six-pointer on a pass from Bob Mead that was good for the final five yards of the 96 gained. The point after was missed, so the teams were tied 6-0 with 4!^ minutes left before the half. Algona received the ensuing kickoff, but after chalking up a first down, was forced to punt and the Lions took over on uieir own 22. In five plays the visitors found themselves ahead, 126. After Mead gained 10 in two tries, he fired a pair of passes to Tom Fankell good for 52 yards and a first down on Algona's 16 yard line. Beedle then tossed to Mead for the TD. The attempted conversion failed. The touchdown was scored with only five seconds remaining in the half. The third period was all Clear Lake, but it took the Lions 104 minutes to get their third touchdown. Mead capped a 62 yard march with a 14 yard run to rack up the six-pointer. The conversion attempt was low and Clear Lake- led. 18-6..,. Second Bulldog Tally Alpona got its chance to close the gap right after the start of the final quarter. Mead fumbled on the Clear Lake 34 immediately after a Meyer punt, and the Bulldogs went to work. It was hammer, hammer, hammer all the way as Meyer carried seven straight times, finally going over from the one after a penalty on Clear Lake. The attempted conversion kick was wide. The Bulldogs got. one more chance before the end. but could !v«t come through, with a .-u.-tain- on Algona's 40. The visitors drove to Algona's two, but the clock stopped them right there. Mead was the biggest spoiler for the Lions, who outgained Algona, 338-142 in total yardage. He ran for 90 yards in 23 tries and passed for 112 on seven completions in ten attempts to total 202 yards for the night. Clear Lake completed 12 of 19 passes as three men tossed strikes all over the place. Meyer ran for 111 yards in 26 tries and completed two of nine passes for'another 23 yards as he got all but eight of Algona's yards during the fray. Siaiislics CL 1.9 19 12 163 175 338 4-39. 1-36. 74 First downs 7 Passes att. 9 Passes comp. 2 Yds. passing 23 Yds. rushing 119 Tot. yds gained 142 Kickoff ave. 3-51. Punt ave. 4-33 Yds. kicks ret. 71 Fumbles lost 0 Yds. penal. 11 Norlh Central Conference Standings W Webster City 4 Humbnldt 2 Iowa Falls 2 Eagle Grove 2 Hampton 1 Clarion 1 Clear Lake 1 ALGONA 0 Friday's results—Hampton 14, Humboldt 12; Eagle Grove 6. Iowa Falls 0; Webster City 31, Clarion 6. L 0 1 3 3 3 Red Stecker Hits Hawkeye Jackpot Red Stecker took both ends of the honors this week at Hawkeye Lanes. His 243 single line and 6'07 series count lopped all corners. Other men over 200 included Palmer Jensen 212, Bill Geermg 201. 201. Hank Furst 236, Merle Baker 213, Jack Lickteig 214. Casey Loss 210, Bud Anderson 200, Ervin Mittag 206.220. Cliff Benschoter 214. Hank Johunnsen 201, Ollif Johnson 200. Jerry Ferris 211. Don Smith 207. Dick Cowan 204, Clarence Ludeke 210, Francis McConnell 201 and Munte Scobba 207. Studer's Stock Ki.rm and the : ed drive. Mead set up the i>ppi>n- | Titonka Indians are on top of tin j unity when he fumbled on the j American Lvague with 16-3 re- i Algnna 37. Two line play.- gamed j curds, while Algona Produce i e- j only 3 yds. and two passes fell i mained in the lead in the Nation- I incomplete so the Lions took over al League with a 20-4 mark. Tifonka 25-12 Loser In West Bend Battle Titonka, the last team to hand West Bend a defeat on the gridiron, gave the Bulldogs all they wanted for a half Friday night, but wilted during a third quarter onslaught and fell. 25-12. in a Cornbclt Conference fray at West Bend. The Indians will host a good Graetlinger team on the home field tomorrow (Friday) night in a contest thai :s rated a toss-up. Titonka goes into the game with a 3-2 season mark. Titonka received the opening kickoff and without giving up the ball marched 72 yards for the first touchdown of the game. Gary Smidt blasted the final two yards to chalk up the six-pointer. West Bend took the lead early in the second period when Ted Besch passed to Berninghaus for 17 yard? and a TD. The extra point made it 7-6 in favor of the Bulldogs at the half. Three touchdowns by West Bend in the third stanza really wrapped up the decision. Chuck Miller tossed to Berninghaus for 19 yards to run the count to 13-6 early in the quarter. The Bulldogs took over on the Titonka 30 shortly thereafter and Ted Besch plunged over from the three to make it 19-G, and within a few seconds had his second TD of the night when he intercepted an Indian pass and went 30 yards for the final six points. Titonka closed out the scoring in the final period as Bill Abbas passed to Clinton Asche for eight yards and six points. West Bend's last loss was to Titonka two years ago. Statistics WB First downs _ . 14 Pa.-,se.s at!. 11 Passes comp. 4 Parses int. by 1 Yds. passing 67 Yds. rushing 174 Tot. yds 241 fumbles lost 1 Yds. pen. 15 T 15 18 9 1 129 92 221 ] :3 Making a fool of oneself isn't so bad if you know who did it. The Falrlanc Victoria U our of IS new ThunclerbinJ-inipiird Korils. Von can sco Thundcrbird beauty in its lung, low hues. Drive it today! '56 FORD with new 202-h p Tlunderbird Y8 with new Thunderbird Styling ... with new Lifeguard Design 4 MfW ltffG(M8P «4ry*fS-ncw deep-center steering wheel, ucw double-grip door lucks, optional new padded instrument puu^l uud suu vu>ui», uud optional new scat belts. A glance tells you that the '56 Ford has the long, low lines . . . the daz/.ling beauty of the Thunderbird. But wait till you touch the gas pedal! "Ford gors like the Thnndei bird, too. With the new 202-h.p. Thunderbird Y-8 engine, available in Fordomatic Fairlane and Station Wagon models, you'll pass with new confidence, smile at hills. 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STATE & JONJS KENT MOTOR CO. , MMP __ - _ GREAT TV, FORD THEATRE, WHO-TV, 7:30 P.M., THURSDAYS PHONE 434 Jr. Hi Eleven Nips Sweo, 39-13 AJgona's junior high footballers opened their season with a lopsided 39-13 win from an undermanned Swca City team at the fairgrounds Tuesday night. The locals scored on the second scrimmage play of the game and led. 13-0, at the quarter, 26-0. at the half, 32-0 at the three-quarter mark, and 39-0 before Swea City got two last minutes touchdowns against Algona's reserves. The Algona scoring summary went like this. Jerry Cowan counted from the six yard line to open the rout. The extra point was missed. A 50-yard march which consumed only four plays was capped when Cowan passed to Jerry Gade for the TD. A plunge got the extra point. Denny Waller passed to Cowan for 40 yards and the third touchdown, and Cowan ran 15 for the fourth just before the half. A plunge for the extra point made it 26-0. Cowan returned a punt for 55 yds. for a TD in the third period and Waller wrapped up the scoring with a 55-yard dash early in the fourth period. The extra point made it 39-0. Little Bill Bourne supplied an exciting brand of broken field running when Coach Bob Stevens used him as a spot performer. Meyer and Kern were defensive standouts. The local fresh-soph outfit dropped a 26-6 decision to Humboldt on the local field Monday night. It was the second win by the Junior Wildcats over the Bull- pups. Wesley Wins Blue Ribbon, Waterloo Wesley — Charlene Downs and Mary Lou Hanig gave a demonstration at the Dairy Cattle Congress at Waterloo Friday. Oct. 7. Mrs Herman Wise and Mrs Leonard Arndorfer took t h e girls. The young ladies received blue ribbons competing with 40 other teams. DIES Iowa lost one of its oldest physicians recently, in the death of Dr. J. C. Dennison. 89, at Bellevue. He had practiced there for over 50 years. Joe Elbert 209 High At Barrys Joe Elbert's 20.9 was the top line at Barry's this week. Three other men. Fr. C. A. Ahmann 204. Oran Hudson 202, and J. Drone 201 were over the 200 mark. The two league races saw the leaders move farther in front of the pack. Standings: Monday League W KCs 16 Bode Billiards . ._ 13 Miller High Life 12 Clark Grain 8 Moose No. 1 7 Bode D-X 6 Don's Service fi SchuHe Rec. 4 Tuesday League W Hamm's 14 Blatz _ll Russ & Ky's 11 Moose No. 2 10 Paul Seeley Farms 9 Peterson Cafe 8 Barry's Broncos 7 National Guard 2 Thursday, October 13, 1955 Algona (Id.) Upper Des Moines-7 Boy Breaks Arm Portland — Curtis Hanson, small grandson of Mr and Mrs Lloyd Bartlett, fell and broke his arm last Saturday while visiting hi the Bartlett home. BURT By Mrs Jessie Rash Dwight and Duanc Gross were Des Moines business visitors last Tuesday. Mrs Erwin Schwietert is spending this weekend with friends in Clear Lake. Mr and Mrs Walter Klamp of Dakota City with a friend. Mrs Hilda Cashman called on Mrs Lois Trunkhill Saturday afternoon. Mrs Cashman is the former Hilda Burg and lived in Burl a number of years ago. Barbara Fairbanks, student nurse in Des Moines, spent Saturday night and Sunday with her parents, Mr and Mrs L. J. Fairbanks. Mr and Mrs Floyd Reibsamcn and son of Titonka spent Saturday evening with Bertha Stow. The Burt Band Mothers are serving a chicken dinner to the public Saturday evening this week, to be served tit the school house with proceeds to go for more band suits. Lutheran Aid met Thursdnv at- ternoon with Mr.< Georg' 1 K<>, st ler and Mrs Henry Kuefk as h'>-- tesses. After the business mating lunch was served to 40 people. Plans were made for annual Guest Day to be held in November, with Mrs Lyle Marlow chair man. Mr and Mrs Victor Schroder and Steve Rosenwinkel of Fairmont, Minnesota, were Sunday evening visitors at the Carl Reynolds home. Afternoon callers were Mr and Mrs Odey Churland, Lone Rock, and Mr and Mrs R. A. Bleich. Beauty Afloat Stylintr, color and chrnmc feature new-model DM! hoards, and pretty .Miss lilinoi.s (Dianne Dnnig- «cllis) emphasizes the trend by applying makeup with the new Johnson Javelin as a mirror. The 30-h.p. enirinc. a custom-styled in- nov;:tin:i. i; <;,;•> of nine models in, «ix r.owiv .-inr's rp:v;i(ly announced by t!i? in a two-tone hol'da;. -Iiro;i;:c-nntl-whitp color combiiT.tinn replacing traditional oi'ifjoarvl !;re"n. JUST ARRIVED Tho New 1956 Q D 10 H. P. JOHNSON It's A Beauty ! PRICE: $325.50 See The New 1956 At BECKER'S SPORTING GOODS iPhone 720 Algona Th« 1956 Ford ThunderSlrd LOCAL GIRL WINS Pure Bied Chester White Bonnie Bristow, age 12, 4-H Member DAUGHTER OF MR AND MRS MERVIN BRISTOW "Brings Home The Bacon" 1 ! Sponsored by the local cooperative association in company with other central Iowa cooperatives participating in the Co-op Formula Feed Program, the Co-op Sow-Buck Auction Sale at Eagle Grove placed purebred gilts of the breed of their choice in the hands of 60 FFA and 4-H boys and girls. Each boy or girl had been saving Co-op Open Formula Feed Tags to use as "money" at this Auction. Your Co-op Manager Can Tell You Why CO-Op Open Formula Feeds Are Tops THEY MAKi PROFITS FOR FARMERS - THE TAG TEUS WHAT'S IN THE BAG IT'S NOT A BAG OF FEED, IT'S A FEEDING PROGRAM IRVINGTON CO-OPERATIVE CO E. F. Immerfall, Mgr. Irvington, Iowa

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