The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on October 14, 1965 · Page 9
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L ^Hgona 3Bpper JWotnes LISTEN MY CHILDREN, and you shall hear Of a season called football that comes every year, When millions of people come out in the breezes, To watch 22 men tear each other to pieces. The papers are filled with full page report, Of scores and predictions, and games of this sport. * * * I DEARLY LOVE FOOTBALL - you can count me a fan, But I'm dumb about it - this comes from my man. "What you know about football", he says with a sigh, "Could easily fit in one corner of your eye." He gets this impression sometimes, I know, Cause I occasionally tell the wrong side to "Go I" WHAT I LACK IN KNOWLEDGE, I make up in pep, But compared to the old days, I'm really quite hep, If you want me to prove it with, "Football, by Grace", The fundamentals are that in the first place, I know now when a touchdown Is scored, I tell it by looking at signs on the board 1 THERE ARE ELEVEN MEN on each football team. That's elementary, or so it would seem, But once in a while a team gets 12 men, Then they lose some yardage and get moved back p-jain. If guys who play football get mixed on this rule, And I know they're wrong - you can see I'm no fool 1 * * * ALL OF THE MEN ON THE field do not play. Some are officials, you tell them this way They wear striped shirts and they're balder on top, And fatter in girth and blow whistles to stop. And when they decide they've had enough fun, They stop the whole game by shooting a gun. * * * REFEREES HAVE HAY fever, or maybe a cold, They have red hankies that are hard to hold. They all the time drop them right on the ground, And toot their blamed whistles just when I've found What's going on - then most of the men, Go do something else and I'm mixed up again. * * * GUARD, CENTER AND ENDS, are positions I know, Then there's halfback and way-back and educated toe. The players are rugged and the players are tough, .,. They're huge in size and like to get rough, They look like their shoulders are bulging with muscle, But lots of it's padding, like Grandmother's bustle. * * * A BOY PLAYING FOOTBALL forgets manners he was taught, And never says, "Excuse me" or "you first" like he ought. He pushes guys to the ground and gets mud on his shirt, And butts with his head and rolls in the dirt. The more he acts rude and scowls like he's mad, The more it delights every student and grad I * * * IF YOU ARE WONDERING ABOUT the posts on the ends Well, one is the enemy's; the other our friends'. But neither wants company, nor wants to stay home, They want to go visiting, take a ball when they roam I If they manage to do this, the ref holds up his hands, And a great noise goes up from all of the stands. * * * IN FOOTBALL, THERE'S MANY a crash and a thud, And players go down in the ice or the mud. Arms, legs, and helmets are seen in the muddle, They all straighten out, then go into a huddle. What do they talk about there in the game ? I really don't know, but I'll bet it's a dame. * * * ONE OF THE PARTS OF THE game I like best, Is the time when the players take a long rest. The band salutes visitors right from the heart, Instead of yelling, "Tear them apart 1" The baton twirlers strut and the majorettes prance, And warm up their bare little legs with a dance. * * * I'M REALLY QUITE PROUD of our quarterback and his henchmen, But I also think credit should go to the henchmen, Who behave themselves well and keep nice and clean, And sit as they're told and seldom act mean, And warm up the bench, until they get the nod, Then rush into action and tear up the sod. * * * THERE'S A FAT CHANCE THAT a gal named Grace, No sports writer will ever replace. And if I'm not hep to the plays, everyone, At least I manage to have lots of fun. Though I'm fond of the sport, I might as well say it, I'm awfully glad I don't have to play it, * * * DURING THE WEEK OF October 10 through 16, people having birthdays include Diane Allen, Paul Marti, Eleanor Geelan, Barbara Wicks, Paul Seeley, Roger parr, Ricky Neilsen, Jim Milder, Clara Keith, Gregory Allen, Theresa Marti, Cathy McDonald, Herman Hauberg, Mike Dooly, Jon Peim, Al Agena, Jim Modrell, Joseph Straub, Jr., Helen Leaneagh, Allen Kuester, sheila Winkel, Ruth Sigsbee, Colleen Montag, Erman Hanson, Pat Woods, Mariene Elmore, Pottie Martin, Clinton Christian, Dr. William Clegg, Ed Wolf and Diana Morris, Dr. and Mrs, C. L. Plott, Mr. and Mrs, Ted Herbst, Mr, and Mrs. Dean parrott, Mr, and Mrs, Jack Pavis, Mr, and Mrs, R. G, Buchanan and Mr, and Mrs, Richard Lukes have wedding anniversaries, * * * THIS WEEK'S RECIPE IS FOR Elegant Spuds, 1 - 8-ounce package Phttadelphis cream cheese 4 cups hot mashed potatoes 1 beaten egg 1/3 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped pimento 1 tsp. salt Pepper Combine ingredients and bake in i-quart casserole at 350 degrees for 45 minutes. Serve at once. GRACE Nine File For Six Posts In Burt Election Filing of petitions for the Burt municipal election closed Oct. 5. Filing for re-election to the position as mayor was Nels Nelson. Seeking the post against Nelson is a retired marine officer, Ralph Bristow. All five present council members, J. L. Miller, E. P. Fredrickson, Donald Patterson, Ray Hoppus and George Becker, are also seeking re-election to their posts. New names to appear on the ballot are Dean Mclllravy, a foreman at Weidenhoff's and Alvin Baumgard, who owns and operates the local welding and blacksmith shop. Councilmen this year will be elected on a staggered term basis. Notes Of Servicemen! Burt Gl Hurt In Accident In Viet Nam BURT - Friends and relatives were sorry to learn that Pfc. Dennis Shipler, son of the Vern Shiplers, Burt, is a patient in a hospital near Tokyo, Japan. Dennis was injured while unloading ammunition in Viet Nam where he was stationed with the Army. Full details of the accident are not clear, but he somehow fell from a load of ammunition and in some manner received a badly crushed wrist about 10 days ago. Dennis, in a letter to his grandparents, Mr. andMrs.E.R. Woltz this week, said that his arm is in a cast and will be for 8-10 weeks. - o - Because of an invltiation extended members of the Methodist circles by members of the U. P. W. the Ethel and Shirley circles will meet on Monday, Oct. 18, instead of Wed. Oct. 20. Ethel circle will meet with Helen Vogel and Mary Baer as hostesses, and the Shirley circle will meet with Hazel Larson with Elizabeth Kennedy assisting. Inez circle will meet Wednesday evening as scheduled with Mariene Davis. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Anderson arrived home the end of the week after spending the past two weeks witli their son and family, the Robert Andersons at Forrest Heights, Maryland. They also visited friends in Chicago. Anderson Hardware was managed by Mr. and Mrs. Bill Woltz during their absence. Boy Scout Fund Drive Campaign chairman Dale Lockwood, reported this week that a very successful drive for funds has been completed and Hurt's share of $319 had been met. Members of the Lions Club sponsor the Scouts and conducted the drive. Burt friends have received word of the arrival of a son, Jeffrey Dale, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Richards, Tampa, Fla. The little lad, who arrived Oct. 1, weighed 6 Ibs., 12 1/2 oz. and has a sister. Grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. M. 0. Richards, Britt, formerly of the Burt-Lone Rock area, and Mr. and Mrs. Everett Richardson, former Algona residents. Lawrence Miller, Runne- meade, N. J. spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Miller. Judith Mitchell, sophomore at the State University, Iowa City, was initiated this week as a member of the Iota chapter of the Delta Zeta sorority. Judith is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Mitchell, Burt. Lowell Winters, Los Angeles, Cal. was a guest the past week at the home of Mrs. Elsie Lockwood. Claire Ruetzel, who has been operating an auto repair business In the former Cliff Holding building, has purchased the former Virgil Schrader garage and is moving his business to it. After Oct. 15 he will lie operating in his new location. Mr. and Mrs. Larry Holding entertained a group of girls in honor of their daughter, Brenda's ninth birthday Saturday. Attending were Jennifer Fries, Vickie Gifford, Kim and Laura Troutman, Kristie Keith, Karen Weber, Vickie Haase, Helen Meier, Dawn Stenzel, Cathy Sill, Brenda Jurgens, Cheryl and Carol Behrends, Patti and Kathy Grubb and Barbara and Nancy Her rick. To Visit Ames Saturday, Oct. 16, approximately 25 older 4-Her's will journey to Ames for a 4-H campus visit. They will hear speakers representing various school departments and will be given the opportunity to visit any two departments of their choice for additional information. Club Elects Algona AOK 4-H Club met at the Wendell Jergenson home Oct. 9 and elected the following officers : Sharon Menneke, pres.; Judy Berger, v. pres.; Kathy Lallier, secretary; Judy Thornsen, treasurer; Mary McEvoy, historian; Debbie Bennett and Janls Haag, reporters, Susan Mc- Guire, librarian; Diane Logue, photographer; Mary Berger, Debbie Studer and Suzanne Holtzbauer, phone committee; Terry Farrell, music. Six new members and Mrs. Farrell and Mrs. Berger were guests. A nail driven into a tree trunk would be at the same height from the ground five years later. KLGA Local News Good Music Algona Radio Worth Listening To ISM KLGA RADI ° USS CORAL SEA - Interior Communications Technician Fireman Leroy A. Scherer, USN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred D. Scherer of 410 S. Phillips St., Algona, is serving with the Seventh Fleet in the South China Sea aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea. Coral Sea has been operating longer than any combatant ship currently deployed with the Seventh Fleet and has engaged in nearly all naval air support and strike missions in Viet Nam since the first retaliatory strike over North Viet Nam in February against the Dong Hoi military supply depot. FORD ORD, CALIF. - Pvt. Walter E. Schiltz, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter J. Schiltz, Bancroft, completed the basic Army administration course at Fort Ord, Calif., Oct. 1. During the course Schiltz was acquainted with the preparation and filing of various Army records and forms. Schiltz entered the Army last May and completed basic training at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. The 21-year-old soldier was graduated from St. John's high school in 1962. Before entering the Army he was employed by Wilson & Company, Albert Lea, Minn. _ MONTGOMERY, Ala.-Airman Third Class James M. Baker, son of Mr. and Mrs. James C. Baker of 300 E. Elm St., Algona, has been graduated from the technical training course for U.S. Air Force rescue and survival technicians at Gunter AFB, Ala. Airman Baker, now trained to evacuate and render medical aid to disaster victims, is being assigned to Eglin AFB, Fla. He is a member of the Air Rescue Service which flies combat and peacetime air rescue and aero- medical evacuation missons. The airman is a graduate of Algona high school. OPHEIM, Mont. - Airman First Class Gary T. Rich, son of Walter f. Rich of 109 N. Phillips St., Algona, has arrived for duty at Opheim Air Force Station, Mont. Airman Rich, an administrative specialist, previously served at Richards-Gebaur AFB, Mo, He is a member of the Air Defense Command which provides aerospace defense against hostile aircraft and missiles. The airman is a graduate of Algona Community high school. In Naval R.O.T.C, Dave Skogstrom of Algona, student at Iowa State University, is one of 32 men who have been named to the Naval Reserve contract program at Iowa State. At the completion of their courses they will be commissioned as ensigns in the Naval Reserve and assigned to the navy for a period of active duty. Scientist To Speak Robert Hanson, State College of Iowa associate professor of physical science,. will speak to students at Algona high, Thursday, Oct. 14, as part of the visiting scientist program sponsored locally. SJe eaonce ea ew / G/faus fixcetement, / The finest of all Cadillacs is here! It greets you with an exciting new elegance surpassing even the Cadillac styling triumphs of years gone by. Its dazzling new look is highlighted by a totally new split-level grille and by new clean-swept body contours. And its interiors have never been more breathtaking! New leathers, new fabrics and new appointments (with dramatic walnut paneling on all Fleetwood models) impart an air of unrivaled distinction and luxury. And Cadillac's traditional engineering excellence rewards you with a number of suspension, chassis, and acoustical advances which result in an almost incredible • smoothness and quietness of operation. Finally, consider the excitement of Cadillac's new performance. You'll marvel at the new alertness and the wonderful handling ease provided by Cadillac's exclusive variable ratio power steering. Visit your Cadillac dealer and drive the great new Standard of the World! SEE AND DRIVE THE MAGNI1-TCENT 1966 CADILLAC NOW ON DISPLAY AT YOUR AUT11OR1/ED CADILLAC DEALER SCHULTZ BROS. 1009 South Phillips • Algona, Iowa

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