The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on April 17, 1956 · Page 8
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, April 17, 1956
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INE Members of Algona high school's baseball team are shown in the above photo. Squad members are, left io right, front row: Larry Hutzell, Loren Nelson, Jim Cowan, Ted Finley, Bob Harms and Vernon Chrisfoffers. B i. 3 ,?, 01 ! ro £' left *° righl! Howi e Funk, Marvin Miller, Bob Slobe, Dave Richardson, Doug Meyer, Larry Kueck, Dave Kohl Joel Harris, Harvey Peglow, Jerry Rupp and Coach Bob King. The locals ran their season record to 3-1 with a 7-3 verdict over Humboldi at the fairgrounds Monday afternoon. Ventura 90-57 Victor In Track Meet With Locals Macumber third in the mile Kern second and Ditsworth thin in' the 440 yd. dash; Downej second in the 880; Davis third in the pole vault; and Fred Stra horn second in the shot and dis cus events. The new record in the two-mile relay broke a standard for the event that had been the schoo record for 16 years. It was the second straight win for the two mile team. Moxley's 43 foot tost in the shot event was the besl here for seven years. He picked up his second straight win in the shot, while Johnson and Davif won the pole vault and 880 foi the second time in two tries. Coaches Champ Martin and Jason Loving are still searching 'or a dash man or two that car lelp the team pick up additional joints necessary to win meets in he future. So far, none havt been found. Algona high .school's track and field forces dropped a 90-57 decision to Ventura at the Athletic Park Friday afternoon. It was the first dual meet of the season. The locals will host Buffalo Center and Forest City in a triangular meet here. Wednesday afternbon, weather permitting. A dual meet between Algona and Buffalo Center was called off Monday due to inclement weather. Algona's two-mile relay team of Ron Ditsworth, Jerry Downey, Phil Norris and Darrell Davis ran that event in 8:58.8, chopping two-tenths of a second off the school record in the Ventura meet. Other firsts were won by the medley relay teijm of Rochleau, Bahr, Johnson and Norris, who. toured the track in 4:05.5; DavV who took the 880 yd. run in 2:13; Larry Johnson in the pole vault with a ten foot effort; and Bill Moxley, with a 43 foot throw in the shot put event. Johnson was second in the 180 yd. low hurdles; Moxley third in the .100 yd. dash; Rochleau third in the 220 and football throw; Moore second in the mile: 3 Bowlers Have 600 Series In League Matches Norm Gade, Cliff Benschoter nd Hank Geilenfeld tossed a 600 eries apiece during the week a' lawkeye Lanes. Benschoter's 43 line .was tops as he rolled a 07, while Gade had a 235 line and 608 count, and Geilenfeld a 606 series on lines of 203, 200, and 203. Phyllis Walker topped the women with a 185 line. Other women over 160 were Lavonne Pittman 164, 177, Heide Ferguson 174, Hbllene Whittemore 164, Frances Gingrich 171, Betty Dennis 162, 173, Kay Voigt 165, Babe Baker 180, Leona Wilhelmi 177 and Irma Dee Cook 168. Other men over 200 included Vern Shipler 205, Ornie Behrends 203, Bud Briggs 213, Ted Vera 223, Chuck Jandl 203, Ev Rippentrop 200, Julie Baas 213, Harold Andreasen 237, Elmer Peterson 212, 205, Merl Hoover 227, Casey Loss 203, John Intermill 222, Chuck Davis 215, Paul Engen 200, Lael Root 200, Ar,t Ashton 223 Harlan Blanchard 209, Arv Dennis x 207 and Hank Geilenfeld 214 Algond -high's Bulldogs downed Humboldt, 7-3, in ' new-freezing temperatures at the fairgrounds Monday afternoon, The win gave Coach Bob; King's outfit a 3-1 record for the year* The Bulldogs havft ihtee games coming up during the nexi week, Burt will visit the local diamond Wednesday ai 4 p.m., then the locals lake to the road for a game ai Swea Cily Ffiday, and art 6n- counter with Humboldt at HumbOldi Monday. ; Errors played an important, role in Monday's game* Algona got its first pair of runs in the bottom of the second inning with the help of fivb Humboldt miscties. Bob Harms reached first on an 3rror, stole'second, and*Duane Kueck replaced him when he pulled a muscle in his leg. Jerry rfupp sacrificed and was safe on a fielders' choice and an error. With men on, first and third, Kueck started home, and wheiv rtupp headed for second, -H'um- ooJdt's pitcher fired the ball into he centerfleld and both men cored. Humboldt counted a single run n the top half of the third with he aid' of fwo Algona errors, hen went ahead with a pair ol allies in the fourth frame. Algona stitched the five-inning •erdict . f with five runs in the ome half of the fourth. A walk o Jim Co wan,, a fielders' choice, singles *by Loren Nelson and Bob Slobe, an error, and a single by Doug Meyer sent in the runs. Dave Kohl went all the way on the hill for the Bulldogs and picked up his second win. against no losses with .a two-hitter. Nelson Was the losing hurler. Meyer and Nelson each got two hits for Algona. Box Score: Algona (7) AB IF IT'S NEWS WE WANT IT 4-DOOR 6-PASS. 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He and hi successor, Loren Nelson, • botl looked good on the mound-as th6 locals took an easy win afte trailing .early in the contest.-l Wildness of .hurlers' Har Peglow and Doug Meyer led to the defeat at the hands of Coif with. Walks helped crowd niri runs over the plate for the win ners in the top of the first frame Algona staged a comeback d ing the final six innings a /ernon Christoffers and Larry Kueck clouted home runs, bii couldn't ^vertake the visitors Peglow took the lass as Cor with garnered 12 hits and Algona eight. Egli Elected Governor By Algona Moose Jim Egli of Algona was elect- d governor of Algona's Moose jodge, 1445, during the annual lection of officers at the Moose all Thursday night, April 12. Egli succeeds Don Clark as governor, Other officers elected included Vernon Casler, junior governor; Chris Reese, prelate; Harlan Sigsbee, treasurer; and Albert Wittkopf, three-year trustee. The new officers will be installed Thursday night, April 26. Casler and Reese held their offices during the past year. Sigsbee replaces Harry Barton, who served as treasurer during the past year. Seneca Indians Defeat Gruver Seneca — The Seneca Indians stretched their winning record to, three as they downed the Gruver- baseball team, 3-2, Thursday afternoon on the local diamond. Seneca held Gruver scoreless until the top of the 6th inning when they collected two runs on two hits, which tied the score. Gruver was retired in order in the 7th inning and Seneca scored the winning run on hits by Looft and Hurlburt and a passed ball. » Looft struck out 13 batsmen allowed five hits and gave up three walks. Huilburt was behind the plate. 222 Tally For Woman Bowler Joyce Petersen cinched bowling honors for the week at Larry s as she racked up a 222 line which was one of the best of the present season. Other women over 160 included Vera Erpelding 169, 165, 170, D. Droessler 161, L. Furst 167, Ruby Murtha 172, B. Thuente 163, 182, Myrna Diekrnan 169, R. Wesley 166, June Winkel i 162. Irma Dee Cook 168, Kay Voigt 184, 173; Elaine Vera 164, 192, A. Lytle 176 Lavonne Pittraan 177, 178, F. Weise 169, Carol Godfredsen 177, Izaak Two tree planting, projects were accomplished this week by the Algona chapter of the Izaflk Walton League. „,..,. The first ta»s SlfHday, 'when about 250 pine and some 900 rose hedge plants Were Set out 'on the Max King property, southeast of Algona. The second was Mon^ day afternoon, at the Leroy Smith farm, west of Algona. Planting was all on marginal lands, not tillable. Algona Kiw'anians teatned Up - i IgftgUir: ftiembeW :> -in tii<liHg | the effort. Bill Mew- land, • AVhittenioj'e, league pfesl- .dent, sUpprVised.the project with Frank Telller, stW conservation officer, and about 15 volunteers helped-. " Roy Lee Dies, Mason City Roy Lee, a former resident of Algona,. .was found dead this morning (Tuesday) near Mason City on a farm where he 'had been working. Details of his 'death are not known• at'• this time. He was'found by'his efn* ployer who went to look for him after he did not return for break" f a s t ' following the moaning chores. George Lee. a brother 6f Algona, was called and he arid his wife have gone to the farm today to make arrangements. Mr Let had lived in and around Algeria for a number of years doing farm work. Mayor Court Cases Mayor C. C. Shie/k heard six cases in his count this week./ An Algona man,' John Hennessey, was fined $26 and cdsts f6r in* toxicatibhj Clement Reiily, Algeria, was .Sentenced to five days in jail, bh\a vagrancy 'count; Allen' B. 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