The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 9, 1948 · Page 2
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>V *>Waf'4i ' ' r '' •' "3* ' *&*#'t T,^M?K'w<| " , Tuesday, Meifck 9, 1948 '. ... ...(V ...'.., ..... . ........ i.j. .. --------------------- ^Aisotia'dppe/Oe* Molne* > ' Ringsted Cagers ' Cbseh Charles -Bennett of the Ringsled high basketball leanif and some of his players who ' Were Tiding with him,;had; a cl,ds6 call enrouie home from SWea City, when a lire blew-^ but on the coach's' eaf,' east of Armstrong. ..The feam had been practicing on the gym floor prior to the district tourna- riierii. '''"" " ,f'">;'' '•''(''. t • Luckily no one was . injured* . Although the boys We*e"pretty Well shaken up, as the car went out of control and into a ditch. Grant 4-H'Girls Win Swea & Ea,gle — Grant Eagel- tttc 4-H Bills' clowned the Seneca 4'H\'gjfls' club on the Grant llooi 'Satin day night, Fob 28 bv a score'oC ,32-25 PhylUS " Muskamp, Patiica Janssen and Lois Angle played forwards while Evelyn Hutchinson, Fern Work and Mildred Patterson, guards. Lois Angle was high scorer for Grant, making 14 points. St. Joe Upsets Whittemore St. Joe's independent cage team handed Whittemore its second defeat of the season, March 3, in a Kossuth Independent League contest played at St. Joe. The score was 4,5, to 36, Through the first half it was a nip and tuck battle, with Whittemore leading at halftime, 19 to 17. .^,After the half St. Joe took over tile-lead, however, and never relinquished it.: With four minutes of the second half remaining, St. Joe led by 12 points. Prom there on the "battle' was fast and furious, but St. Joe held a nine point margin at the finish. Don Reding took scoring honors for St. Joe with 17 points, while Voigt and Mediri led for the losers with ten each. 'St. Joe a'ticT Barry's of Algona are tied for second place, with Whittemore^ in first place. IF IT'S NEWS, WE WANT IT' WEDNESDAY NITES 2 Alleys Open— Afte* 9:30 P. M. All • 6 Alleys Open THURSDAY NSTES ^ All Alleys for Open Bowling Afler~9;30 P.M. FRIDAY - SAT ; U|?DAY SUNDAY All Alleys for Open Bowling 1 P.M. to 12 Midnight Bowling Lanes Gal Bowlers In Wind up Scramble Those women bowlers are still keeping things pretty well tied up, altho.ught the Druggist Mutual team moved a notch ahead in the standings. ' Team W L Druggist Mutual 36 30, Modernistic 35 31 Newspapers 31 35 Modern Cleaners 30 36 Spevry had the high line for the week with a 172. Other top scores: Carney (165), Colberg (170), Beslenlehner (164 and Kajewski (162). 4-H Cage Finals Slated At Burl • Final dates for the 4-H basketball tournament have been set for March 11 and 12 at the Burt high school, with trophies to be awarded to the winners of the finals for the north and south half of the county. Whittemore and Wesley 4-H teams will compete for the south half title, and the north half finalists will be decided in competition at Lone Rock on March 8 and 9. .„ . ' ' Qrqnt Cage Meet Soon Nine teams will open ••••a cage tournament at Grant Consolidated school, March 18, 19 and 20. Entries are from Granada and East Chain in Minnesota, and Fenton, Algona, Ledyard, Seneca, Dolliver, Grant and Lone Rock in Iowa. Plan Benefit For Lone Rockteym Lone Rock — A benefit game will be held Wednesday night, March 10, at the Lone Rock school. The Lone Rock town team will play the high school boys, with the Lone Rock Band Mother versus the Lone Rock school teachers. The money will go to improving of the school and for the new score board. Tuesday - Wednesday, March 9-10 OLIVIA De HAVILAND in 'TO EACH HIS OWN" Co-Hit , THE CISCO KID 'KING OF THE BANDITS" Thursday - Friday - Saturday, March 11-12-13 •jiij%jiij$j$^ CHARLES SMILEY . STARRETT BURNETTE as nt Durango Kid Tt; West's Ko. 1 Comic Bt&KAROO FROM POWDER RIVER Eve Miller-'Forrest Taylor- Paul Campbell THE CASS COUNTY BOYS A COLUMBIA PICTURE Co-Hit *» Per Pupil Cost Fourth Highest Here lit State Algona had the fourth highest per pupil cost in its public school system here for the year 1947 in the State of Iowa, according to a release of the Iowa Taxpayers Association, last week. , Average per pupil costs for 113 schools were given; The state average was $1'4G per pupil. - Algpna's average was $175.81 for 1947, as compared with $138.32 fo,r the year 1946. Dubuque had, the highest per pupil cost in the state 'with $20,5.89. Rockwell City was second a,nd Cresco third. Comparisons for nearby cities of similar size: City Av. Att Av.l94G Av.1947 Algona 805 $138.32 $175.81 Waverly ,--765 129.73 150.48 - - •- • — 134.10 135.82 119.98 Eagle G. .,852 Hampton _._893 Uear Lake 815 Clarion .--,760 .1.31.59 142.92 129.78 Supt. 6. 6. Laing spoke before the Rotary club, Monday noon, on the subject of school administration and expense, and explained that various factors from year to year govern ups and downs of expenses. In the past year Algona adopted an agricultural program, partially' paid fo'r by federal funds, arid installed a school bus pickup system for rural pu-. pils. " • Adopt 15 Babies in County, 1947 If other counties in the state could manage as well on the average as Kossuth by way of adopting babies there would have been placed last year in childless homes 1,485 babies. In 1947 in this county 15 babies were adopted. Nine little girls and six boys were placed in foster homes. Recently the state board of control said no new applications will- A TO ORDER In Our Shops for Your Particular Job! HERE IS OUR FREE PLANS-we will work out a cabinet plan that is designed for your particu.lqr kitchen There ^ no charge for this service. 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About half the" cotiples have 'been investigated',, Th0se Who have been waiting'the ld!frf- est, some for several years, tvill be rechecked and given earliest consideration in placing" children this year. The children s, honie at Davenport is the principal source of placement through the welfare department. One Kossuth couple Whb have been on the waiting'list for sonle time recently drove to Dea Moines to see how their application was coming'along but tould be given no definite assurance, although they are approved. They also have an application for £i baby in an out-of-state pl&e- ing agency. Acquit Soldier In Driving Ctisfe Richard Wondedy, ,_20, Livermore soldier charged with drunken driving resulting from an automobile collision, Dec. 22, in which a man was killed, was acquitted at Livermore last week of the charge, after 11 hours deliberation by a jury. The accident happened on highway 169 just north of Fort Dqdge. 'Wonderly was home on a furlough at the time. A civil suit Was Settled out of court. LuVefft6— Westoiji Noble, Lli» Verne school ntusip director tias, been notified that he is to t^cei" a very Valuable >btt)st o/ B,eethpV ' ' When the Na2l government Was in 'power, the wife of Herman GoehHhg, being in si position to obtain tjie'- finest- in the fleld of fine arts', requested a sculptor in Vienna to niake a bust Oif $66*^9* ven, whdt }s recognized as" ofte &/ the greatest cottftboserg, of musiti the world has' eV,er Known. Th'is bust was to be of- W.hite Italian marble, the ' Weight to be 5.4. pounds. Her request was fulfille'd, 1 and during the Nazi hey-days the bust occupied a prominent place in the Godhring home. When Germany lost the war, these valuable properties became war prizes. While in Germany, with the U. S. Army Westoh\Noble became very well acquainted with an elderly German lady who operated a camera shop. 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