The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 15, 1956 · Page 48
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 48

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 15, 1956
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City Council ... FFA Style When the boys of the Algona chapter of Future Farmers of America held their annual banquet May 7 at the high school Annex, the five young men pictured above conducted a "parliamentary procedure" session that exhibited remarkable talent in "how to pass a law". The boys originated motions and had discussion and final vote on such subjects as buying mufflers for loud motorcycles and buying a couple* of parking meters. Both motions passed. Pictured above, left to right, are Dennis Schoby, Jerry Ferstl, Harold Bjustrom, president of the chapter, Harold Von Bank and David Seller. While the major interests of FFA members lie in the field of farming, the boys impressed their audience by their public speaking proficiency. G. W Sefrit, vocational ag instructor, is their advisor. Algona Second In Conference Field Day A group of freshman and sophomore girls from Algona high school participated in a conference field day at Hampton Saturday 'and took second place in the standings. The team finished behind Humboldt with 27 points as Linda Smith won the high jump at 4.3"; Judy Lowinan won the 50- yard dash in 7.1 and was second in the 100-yard dash in 11.9; Sue Hutchison was second in the broadjump with a 13'4" leap, Beverly Humphrey was third in the football throw; and the 440 relay team, Carol Wittkopf, Beverly Ringsdorf, Jeanette Bjustrom and Alice Smith won second. Fraternity Pledge Ames, Iowa — Donald Larsen, LuVerne, is a new pledge ot Farm House social fraternity, at Iowa State College. Larsen is a freshman in animal husbandry. Soybean production in 1952 in Iowa exceeded 37,000,000 bushels. Undergoes Surgery Fenton — Mary E. Bierstedt, R.N. in the Naeve hospital at Albert Lea, Minn., has had surgery there and is convalascing now at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs Einil Bierstedt. HAND Sgt. Garfield Bieber, of Clear Lake, suffered loss of his right hand when a 20 millimeter cannon shell exploded recently. The mishap occurred at his station in Puerto Rico. Louis IX of France was known as St. Louis. Graveside Rites For Boldridge Baby Thursday Graveside rites for the infant daughter of Mr and Mrs William N. Boldridge, who live on a farm wefit of Irvington, were held nt the Irvington Cemetery at 5 p.m. Thursday. Rev. M. H. Brpwer, Presbyterian minister, officiated. McCullough's Funeral Chape] was in charge of arrangements. The baby was born May 9 at the Osteopathic Clinic in Algona, and lived only eight hours. Survivors, besides the parents, include and the grandparents, Mr and Mrs William Boldridge, Irvington, five brothers and sisters, all living at home. Junior Legion Team Is Forming Plans for Algona's 1956 Junior Legion baseball team were announced Thursday by Coach Jason Loving, who will handle the squad this summer. Any boy 17 years of ape and under in the area is invited to attend the opening practice ana get-acquainted session which will be held at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 21, on the fairground baseball diamond. First game of the year is at Garner May 28, so the team has only a week to drill before the opener. It is probable the team will play a total of 20 games, plus tournament activity. Last year's outfit won 20 and lost 10. The team is sponsored each year by the Hagg-Turner American Legion post and uniforms are furnished by Kent Motor Co. The full schedule of games will be announced later. Pres. McKinley died eight days after being shot by an anarchist at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, in 1901. (Upper DCS jtloinc£ ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 14, 1956 New Vehicles Total 31 In Two Weeks Thirty-one new cars and trucks have been registered in the office of the county treasurer during the past two weeks. New owners, and make of vehicle: International — E. F. Mittag. Algona: and Titonka Imp. Co., Titonka. CMC — E. E. Robinson. Algona Dodge — Cyril Venteicher, Algona: E. R. "Stephens, Algona: and Harold Krantz. . Buick — L. O. Miller, LuVerne; R. A. Burns, Algona; Ed Knoncr, Ledyard; and Betty Ann and L. L. Becker, Bancroft. Nash — H. O. Dains; and Miller Steel Bldg. Co., Algona. Chevrolet — A. G. Miller, Lu- Verne; Bradley Bros., truck, Algona; L. D. Hamilton, Irvington: G. t. Berg, pickup, Bancroft; G. W. Johnson, truck, Swea City: C. J. Wagner, Algona; and Henry Muller, Whittemore. Ford—G. R. Schipull, LuVerne; C. W. Thompson, Bancroft: Harvey Rath, Algona; G. O. Skare, Irvington; Garel Leek, Wesley; Kent Motor Co., Algona; and D. J. Maahs, Whittemore. Mercury — A. P. Peterson, Swea City; and R. R. Johnson, Elmore. , Olds — W. C. Dau, Algona. Hudson — Fred Ploeger, Ledyard. Packard — E. J. Evers, Algona Farewell Party, Wesley, For High School Coach It is said that a person uses 72 muscles in the act of speaking. Wesley — The public school board recently hired Dennis Olson as coach and high school instructor for next year. Coach Bruce Cranston has resigned the position. Mr and Mrs Olson have a family of two small daughters. Olson taught at Peterson, Iowa, the past three years. The Sophomore class gave a surprise farewell party for their sponsor, Coach Bruce Cranston and Mrs Cranston, Monday evening. May 7. A fried chicken supper was followed by an hour of games and contests. The class presented him with a white dress shirt, ruff link? and tic clasp, a gift of appreciation. Mr Cranston has resigned his position and will work toward a master degree at Drake University in Dos Moincs this summer. The family lives in the Joe Miller house. ASSISTS OPENING Ralph Hagg. of the J. C. Ponney .store staff, has returned after several days spent in assisting in the opening of the remodeled Penney store in Fairmont, Minn. Mr Hngg handled the window and display set-ups. San Francisco has two of the world's largest bridges, the Bay bridge and Golden Gate bridge. GAS-TOONS KEN & LEO'S "Of human Bondage" was written by Somerset Maugham. G AS FACTS l&tohw&iv^ "On the other hand, we expect you to be SPORTING and pay US extra if it does last longer." We stock a complete line of GUARANTEED ACCESSORIES! KEN & LEO'S Phillips "66" Service Bulk Tank Wagon Service Phone 967 East State St. Thrifty Shopping Tips . . . FROM YOUR FRIENDLY STORE . . . DRUGS W«JEWELJ2Y Ship Ahoy! 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