The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 31, 1965 · Page 7
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 7

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, August 31, 1965
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Aleena (l«.) Upper D«s Motnftt Tuttday, Auaust 31 IOAK • - - -i' - — --— — - -—'I1L . ^ w ^--.,- . * ^ ** " f • 7O3 Bancroft Boy Wins Carcass Contest Norman Pingel Dies Thursday Norman A. Pingel, 87, residing at the Good Samaritan Home in Algona, died from a cerebral hemorrhage Thursday morning at the home. He had been ailing for several years. Mr. Pingel was born Aug. 28, 1877, at Bancroft and moved with his family to Fort Dodge when ne was two. He received his education there. He was married Feb. 26, 1907 to Marie L. Looft and they farmed in the Ledyard area until • 1947, when they retired. She died June 22, 1961. Survivors are a son, Lawrence of Algona; four grandchildren and two great -grandchildren . A brother, Edward, Fort Dodge, also survives. Funeral services were at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Ledyard Methodist church. Rev. Edward Mauss officiated. Burial was at Highland Home cemetery Placing first in the beef carcass show at Hormel at Austin was John Bormann of Bancroft. The carcass dressed 65.1%, graded choice number one and sold for a dressed meat price of $44.00 per cwt. In the above picture are three of the top carcass contest winners, left to right - BobThil- ges, Algona, fifth; Mike Berte, LuVerne, third; and Dennis Berte, Livermore, second. John Bormann of Bancroft, first place winner, is not pictured. The 37 carcass class baby beef at Austin averaged $27.89 (Austin live weight) based on their dressed meat sale prices. Other placings in the beef carcass class was second, Dennis Berte, Livermore; third place, Mike Berte; LuVerne, fourth place, Duane Boehm, Lakota; fifth place, Tom Thilges, Algona; and sixth place, Daryl Boehm, Lakota. An easy first place in the hogs was a hog shown by Gary Laabs, Fenton. This hog with a ham loin index of 127.3 was praised by the judges. It had a live weight of 228 Ibs., carcass weight of 166, 31.0 inch length, 1.2 average backfact, graded number one, had 16.92 percent ham and a loin eye of 5.8. Other placings were second, Russell Spear, Algona; third, Brian Carlson, Wesley, fourth, Franklin Becker, Burt; fifth, Brian Hrubes, Wesley; sixth, Craig Roethler, Algona; seventh, Larry Curry, LuVerne and eighth, Pat Merron, Bancroft. First place in the lamb carcass contest at Wilson's at Albert Lea, was Robert Bierle, Fenton; second, Doug Widen, Corwith; third, Randy Bierle, Fenton; fourth, Robert Bernhard, Algona; and fifth, Brenda Bernhard, Fenton. These lambs were placed on government grade. The judge said that if graded on acutability basis like beef that the number 5 lamb of Bernhards would place first. All of the animals were shown live at the junior show at the Kossuth County Fair. REUNION One thousand were in Nashua recently to attend the annual marriage reunion at the Little Brown church, Mr, and Mrs, William Johnson of West Bend were married there 50 years ago; Mr, and Mrs, E. G, Ritor now of Corona, California' had come the longest distance to attend the annual reunion of couples who were married in the historic church in Nashua. REASONABLE PRICES, good fervfee, Md quality printing we trademark* of The Upper if«lM9i Pub. Co. In AJgwu. NIELV IIU1 MR. AND MRS.IrvinEthering- ton have been visited the past two weeks by their daughter, Mrs. Miller Matthews, Tom and John, Helena, Mont. They concluded the visit last Thursday. MR. AND MRS. Elmer Dalhoff of Halbur were recent visitors at the A. J. Eischeid home. Sunday visitors were Walter Nees and family, Sac City, who also visited the Marvin Kramers. Gordon, Martin, Allen, Linus and Jerome Kramer spent the past week at the home of their grandparents, the Eischeids. MR. AND MRS. Albert Hagg, Monrovia, Calif., and Mr. and Mrs. Franklin Hagg were supper guests last Tuesday of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lowman. MRS. ETHEL POTTER is being visited by her grandchildren, Heidi, Sjona and Christopher Sor- flaten while the parents Mr. and Mrs. John Sorflaten, Dallas, Tex., are visiting friends at Minneapolis, their former home. MR. AND MRS. John Snere were visited a few days last week by the latter's brother, Douglas Rabb and family, Logan, Ohio. They were joined here for the weekend by Mrs. Snere's brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs. Clifton Nickerson, Mason City, and father Harry Rabb, Charles City. WED. thru SAL, SEPT. 1-4 THURSDAY IS ''BUCK NITE" The Whole Carload For *1.00 FARMBS SOIL SAMPLES NOW IS A GOOD TIME TO HAVE YOUR SOIL TESTED FOR FERTILIZER REQUIREMENTS. WE'RE TAKING SOB. SAMPLES NOW AS A SERVICE TO OUR CUSTOMERS. ASK AT THE ELEVATOR. 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