The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on February 18, 1937 · Page 10
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 10

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, February 18, 1937
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Algona Upper Be* ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18,1937 Burt Team Smacks Eagles, 20 -16, On Mat BURT WRESTLERS CHALK UP SIXTH WIN IN 8 MEETS This Victory Entitles Them to Go to District Tourney Burt: In the last wrestling match of the season, Burt defeated Eagle Grove here Friday evening by a score of 20 to 16. This is the sixth victory out of the eight meets held and entitles them to participate in the district wrestling tournament to be held at Clarion on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. A nummary of the events follows: In the 85 pound class Woltz of Burt won by a decision. In the 95 pound class Thaves of Burt won by a fall. In the 105, 115, 125 and 135 pound classes. Smith, Becker, Dugan and Harold Weiake, all of Burt, won by decisions. In the 149 pound class Hammerstrom of Burt lost by a decision to Mlchaelson of Eagle Grove. In the 155 pound class, R. Weiske lost to Hutchinson of Eagle Grove. In the 165 pound class, Leek, of Burt, was injured and forfeited the match. Burt also forfeited the heavy weight match, having no entry in that class. Fenton Wins From Arnolds Park, Fri Fenton: Fenton split a double header with Arnolds Park Friday evening. The second team gam was fast and rough. Arnolds Far) won 13 to & Huskamp starred fo Fenton whfle Painter stood out fo the visitors. Fenton's first team game won , thriller 17 to 19. The game startec slow with Fenton taking an earl lead but losing It, being behind to 6 at the half. Arnold Park start ed out-fast in the third quarter t run the score up to 13 to 6. Fentoi called time out and revised their defense. They then brought th count up to 13 to 9 at the end of th third quarter. Fenton rang up points to Arnolds Park two in th last quarter to win the game. Aid erson scored seven points for Fen ton, while the whole team looke well on the defense. BUBT TO BE HOST AT SECTIONAL MEET Burt wiU be host to the sectional basketball tournament; March 4,5 and «. Schools competing In tile class B division are Bancroft; Butt, Fenton, Grant Consolidated, Lakota, Ledyard, Lone Bock, Maple Hill, Seneca and Woden. In Class A win be Algona, Armstrong, Buffalo Center, Rhigsted, Swea City and Titan- lea. Whlttemore and West Bend wUl compete at Emmetabarg, while Wesley, LaVerne, Ottosen and Bode all go to Renwtek. ARMSTRONG GIRLS Defeat Dolliver, 28-22; Armstrong Host To Sectional Meet Academy Five Lost Tuesday To Pocohantas The Academy basketball team came out of its four weeks' lethargy long enough last Friday evening to defeat Whittemore Academy 3-1-18, but immediately went back into it and lost to the fast Pocahontas Academy quint, a team which they had previously beaten. The Pocahontas defeat was the fourth of the season for the locals and the third in the last six starts. The Algona boys started out well against the Pocahontas outfit but soon lost ground. They possessed a 6 to 2 lead at the end of the first quarter and came out at the half with the score tied 9-9. In the last half they were able to score only four points while the Pocahontas boys chalked up 13 to make the defeat decisive, 22-13. Last Tuesday evening the Academy reserves traveled to Fort Dodge and took a 40-9 drubbing from the Sacred Heart Academy. Tomorrow evening (Friday) the Academy boys will clash with the well known Swea City high school team. Swea City is powerful and the locals must snap out of their doldrums if they wish to make a battle of it This game will be played on the Academy floor on Friday evening at 8:30. The Academy team has entered the Sioux City diacesan tournament which will be held next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Fort Dodge. According to the drawings the locals will open the tournament at 8:00 on Tuesday morning meeting the Fonda Academy team. Junior Class Play "DULCY" A Three Act Comedy by Marc Connely and George Kaufman High School Auditorium Tburs. Eve., Feb. 25 8:00 p. m. sharp Admission 25c and lOc Reserved Seats Armstrong: The Armstrong girls' basketball team won the Emmet county girls' basketball championship for the second consecutive year. The team won this honor by defeating the Dolliver sextette 28 to 22 in the final round at Gruver, Saturday evening. The third game of the first round was a lop-sided game, the Armstrong girls defeating the Ringsted sextette 43 to 13. The second game on Friday evening was a very lop-sided game with the Armstrong sextette trouncing the Haifa girls 51 to 10. In the final game the Armstrong girls held the lead throughout, although the Dolliver girls were quite close behind. The Armstrong girls lead 7 to 5 at the end of the first quarter and 10 to 11 at the half After the half the Armstrong forwards had more luck in connecting with the hoop and were leading with a more safe margin of seven points, 18 to 25. In the last quarter the Armstrong girls held be Dolliver girls very close to win by 28 to 22. After this game the captain, Lorraine Johnson was presented the rophy. Other members of this rear's team beside Miss Johnson, a senior forward, are: Sophie Twedt, a forward, the only other senior nember of the team and the fol- owing sophomores, Marie Irmiter and Shirley Peterson, both guards, Donna Miller a forward, Lovon Vflxell, a Junior and forward, and Evelyn Caboth, another junior, who ilays as a guard. Marcella Merron, star forward from Doliiver, was awarded a trophy for making 18 out of 25 free throws in the Tree throw contest. SWEA CTTY BOYS DEFEAT ARMSTRONG The Armstrong boys' basketball team was defeated 54 to 16, at Swea City Friday night The home players divided honors for the scoring while Junior Hanifan. Melvin Krumm and Harold Schuler, veteran players on Swea City's team, were high point men. The Armstrong lineup consisted of Camden Ortmeyer, Fitzgibbons, Mitchell and Burgess. Seneca Boys Win, But Girls Lose Seneca: The Seneca high school girls' and boys' basketball teams went to Whittemore Thursday evening and met the Whittemore girls' and boys' basketball teams on the Whittemore floor. The Seneca girls were defeated by a large score and the Seneca boys defeated the Whittemore boys by a large score. Tuesday evening the Seneca teams met the Haifa teams at Haifa and on Friday evening they will meet the Graettinger teams at Graettinger. Monday evening the Gruver teams will come to Seneca for the last game of the season for Seneca. Victory Feast Of Whittemore Fox Hunt Gang Whittemore: The feed that was planned to be given for the fox hunters was held Monday night in the basement of the Brady barber shop. There were about 200 men and boys present, and such a feed; hot dogs, sausage, crackers and cheese, rye bread and limburger cheese and everything that usually goes with these lunches. There were several speakers and Game Warden Pierce spoke on the subject that the Whittemore bunch was always first In crow hunting;. They got the biggest majority and the same in fox hunting. They have so far killed 10 foxes and on* wolf and arrangements will be made to continue the fox hunt. There were over 80 members taken in at thi* meeting in the Kossuth County Conservation League. Monday night, Feb. 2% them wilt ba a meeting to take in more members and to organise a gun club. There are about 2ft members hi th* gun club now and at least 40 more are expected to be taken in at this meeting. Mr. and Mrs. George Alig of Pocahontas and Bernice Manic* spent Friday at the Conrad AH» home. H 1 Sing Cowboy Songs At Bureau Meeting Fenton: The Independence township farm bureau met at the center school on Friday evening, Feb. 13th. The following program was given following the business meeting: cowboy songs by Faith Finnestad and Edith Wolfe two violin selection by Mrs. Hilbert Hantelman, accompanied on the piano by her sister, Ruth Schneiven; talks by a Mr. Hamilton and G. V. Giffen. Hostesses were Mr. and Mrs. August Christensen, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Kerber, and Mr. and Mrs. G. V. Giffen. Men's and Young Men's Spring Suits New Values Jim dandy worsteds in all-wool sport or regular models, single and double breasted, what a buy . . . what quality. Be sure to see these new Spring Suits. 19.50 2Z50 2450 29-50 Zender & Caldwell CLOTHING A3D SHOES ,1

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