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I I St. John's Wins District; Shooting For State Title Bancroft Edged From Mason City Legion Tourney 6—Algona (la.) Upper Des Moinei Tuesday, July 26, 1960 A three-run first inning rally proved to be the final edge as St. John's of Bancroft downed North Central of Manly and took the district title at Garrigan Field here Friday night. The win advanced the Johnnies into stato tournament action. Afier the Johnnies got three unearned runs in the top of the first, pitchers DeWayne Hatten and Dick Donahue, with the aid of some fine fielding, kept the North Central bats pretty silent, except for a two run outburst in th<* home half of the sixth. With two out in the first, Alan Menke walked. He went to second as Hatten reached first on an error and both scored as Ken Hutchinson delivered a bad- bounce triple to right field. After Gene Hutchinson walked, Ken Hutchinson scored the third run on a double steal. The Johnnies counted their fourth run in the fifth. Donahue got an infield hit and was sacrificed to second by Don Smith. Menke walked, but was forced at second by Hatlen, moving Donahue-to third. He then scored as Ken Hutchinson batted in his third run of the night with a single to right. A single by Rog Hutchinson and a two-base error, which moved him to third, set up the final St. John's run. Donahue knocked it in with a smash to left. A base hit by Gary Gesme, a hit batsman, two errors, and a single by Phillip Rusely gave North Centj-al two runs with none out in the sixth. Donahue came in to relieve Hatten and put out the fire in one-two-three order. Hatten took the win, wnile Ralph Bistline took the loss. The Johnnies got six hits, including three by Donahue and two by Ken Hutchinson, and the North Central crew got five. BOTH TEAMS EASE INTO FINAL ROUND North Central advanced to the finals with an easy, 12-4 verdict over Graettinger and St. John's, taking advantage of eight errors, swept past Corwith-Wesley, 7-1, into the finals July 20. The Manly team built up a 9-0 lead in the first five innings and had no trouble ousting Graettinger. Bistline, who led all hitters in the game with a 4 for 4 night, was the winning hurler, while Baedke took the loss. The winners notched 12 hits to four for the losers. A six-run rally in the fifth inning, which saw St. John's garner all three of its hits, gave Coach Vince Meyer's team its win over Corwith- vVesley. The hits, all singles, were by Gene and Rog Hutchinson and Larry Rahe. They were combined with three errors, two walks and a pair of fielder's choices to send home the runs. St. John's scored its other run in the first , without the benefit o'f a hit as Corwith-Wesley committed four errors in the frame. Corwith-Wesley's run came in the sixth on a walk and hits by Sam Nail and Bob Anderson. Donahue took the win, Ron Stroup the loss. , Box score - Finals: St. John's (5) AB R H Donahue 413 Smith __ 300 Menke '2 10 Hatten 4 1 u K. Hutchinson 312 G. Hutchinson .2 0 0 R. Hutchinson 311 Rahe __.__. 300 Garry 2 0 0 riT^ KOSSUrH COUNTY ^ [SPORTS Bulldogs Split 4-1 Decisions During Week Algona high school split a pair of 4-1 decisions during the week, taking a win from Emmetsburg Friday, after dropping a similar contest to Fort Dodge three days earlier on the fairgrounds diamond. Mike Wickliff hurled a one- hitter as the Bulldogs nailed down the win over Emmelsburg. The Bulldogs managed only two hits from the offerings of J. Sloniker, .but made the most of them to take th6 verdict. Coach Keith Christie's club counted twice in the top of the first and was never headed. Walks to Klein and Peer, a stolen base and single oy Bill Wetzel sent the runs home. A single by Wickliff, sandwiched between a pair of errors and a wild pitch, made it 3-0 in the top of the fifth. An error and a couple of walks gave Emmetsburg its only run and made it 3-1 in the home half of the same inning. The final Algona run came in the seventh on a pair of walks a wild pitch and a fielder's choice. Wetzel and Wickliff accounted for the Algona hits, while Hall got Emmetsburg's only safety, a leadoff single in the first. Fort Dodge slammed nine hits while holding Algona to a single safety while taking a 4-1 win July 19. Bill Kraft, who took the loss, and Tom Waller hurled for Algeria, while Bell took the win. Fort Dodge counted two runs each in the third and fourth innings and the Algona run came in the sixth. Lynr. Xueck got Algona's only safety. Three Dodgers each got a pair of blows. Box score: Algona (4) , AB Klein 2 rJueck 3 Peer o T. Waller 0 Streit l Wetzel 3 Naylor 3 D. Waller 0 Oberwetter 3 Helmers Ellefson Wickliff Games this Sunday will find St. Joe at Humboldt; Lone Rock at Algona: and Ayrs-mre at West Bend in a batik; for the loop lead. A win by West Bend would keep the current leaders a'half- game ahead of Whittemore. while a loss would move Whitte- moro and Ayrshire.' into ihe top spot. 26 North Central (2) AB Petznick 2 Angell 2 Rusely 3 Brunsvold _ ___ 2 Godfrey _ 1 Meyer — l Hodson 2 Vaage _ —. 2 3 3 H 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 I 0 0 0 0 0 the Harold Grove A vet- extreme of all twin hei- J percent 2 2 3 1 0 . 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 Mrs Clara Pompe spent a day last week at Burt with her niece, Mrs Marie Dreyer. Mr and Mrs Ralph Donovan are spending a few days at their cottage at the Okobojis. Mrs A. D. Lehman was visited over the weekend by Mrs Myrtle Hayne, Webster City. Mrs Hallard Snyder and Mrs Clark Orton drove to Mason City Friday and visited friends. Mr and Mrs Don Nelson have as guest the former's aunt Mrs W. J. Tils, Stapleton, Minn. Mr and Mrs Albert Reid left Friday for Spirit Lake to spend some time in their cottage. Mrs Katherine McEvoy was visited over the weekend by Mr and Mrs Fred Kuyper, Garner. Mr and Mrs Firman Laing have purchased the August Huenhold house on North Phillips street. Mr and Mrs Ernest Egel have returned from a vacation trip to Wisconsin, MacKinac and Flint, Mich. Mr and Mrs Jerry Lewis and Mr and Mrs Jack Limbaugh have Helen Scott, Omaha, as guest Neb. Emmetsburg Hall Berkland D. Sloniker Pierott J. Sloniker Hauenstein Dykhuis Needham Lenz (1) 22 AB 3 __ 2 2 3 3 3 2 3 1 4 R 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 H 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 1 Algona's Fresh - Soph outfit took a 4-3 decision from Eagle Grove at Eagle Grove July 20, getting three runs in the fourth and a single tally in the sixth. The Eagles counted two in the fourth and one >n the seventh. Tom Waller humect the win, allowing five hits, while Algona notched seven blows. Bill Wetzel proved to be the big hitter in the game, getting a double and triple which sent home all four Algona runs. West Bend Into First Place In Baseball Loop i West Bend vaulted into first pl^ce in the Kpssuth County Baseball League Sunday without swinging any bats as league- leading Ayrshire -got dumped rudely by Whittemore, 8-2, at Ayrshire. Whittemore's win, coupled with the Ayrshire loss,' put those two teams in a deadlock In second place, a half-game ahead of Lone Rock, which got past St. Joe, 5-3, at Lone Rock Sunday. Humboldt pasted Algona, 15-5, in the other loop fray. West Bend ._ 7 2 Whittemore. ._ 7 3 Ayrshire 7 3 Lone Rock 6 3 St. Joe 4 5 Humboldt 4 5 Algona „ 2 7 Mrs Leroy McWhorter had as guests a few days last week Mr and Mrs Richard Demaray, Joplin, Mo. Mrs Luella Baker was visited over the weekend by Dr. and Mrs Durwood Baker and daughters, Ames. Mr and Mrs George Lee had as recent guests Mr and Mrs V. E Turner, Brookings, and Mrs Viola Teig, Minneapolis. Mrs Leonard Nelson has had as guests Mr and Mrs H. L. Patton, Ann Ellen and Mary Kathleen, Denver, Colo. Mrs Alwin Huenhold returned Saturday from Iowa Falls. She had visited Mr and Mrs Kenneth Strahorn, fonder residents here Mr and Mrs Howard Beardsley and Mrs Laura Palmer were guests of Mr and Mrs Kirby Smith of Burt at. Spirit Lake Sunday. Mr and Mrs William Laubenthal and family spent Sunday at Lost Island with Mr and Mrs James Baker who have a summer cottage there. Mr and Mrs William Ludwig had their children Mr and Mrs Larry Manus, Burt, and Mr and Mrs Darrell Ludwig as dinner guests last week Sunday. Mr and Mrs Robert Sigsbee are moving back from Svvea City as soon as a- suitable dwelling can be found. He will be associated with the Lindsay company. Mr and Mrs Leroy Crapser spent Sunday at Waterloo with Mr and Mrs Russell Crapser and took home the daughter Becky Sue who had been here the past three weeks. Mr and Mrs Duane Logue took their son David to Blank Memorial hospital, Des Moines, a week ago Friday for a post-polio check up. He will return there a little later for therapy. He will be at the Walther League camp this week at the Okobojis and will be accompanied by Harlan Wittkopf, son of Mr and Mrs Ed Wittkopf. Mr and Mrs Walter McBride and Bill and Don and Mrs McBride's mother Mrs Sally Roberts, Glidden, have returned from a vacation at Centralia, Mo., where they visited Mr McBride's mother, Mrs J. H. McBride, and relatives of Mrs McBride and Mrs Roberts. Mrs Roberts came here with the family for a visit of several days. Mr and Mrs Don Ferris recently visited the latter's sister Mr and Mrs J. G. Morris, at Milwaukee, Wis., and while there saw a baseball game between the Braves and the Pirates. They spent the weekend at the Okob- ojis at the ; cottage with Mr and Mrs Murray Mowers, having first gone to Camp Foster to get the Mrs Agnes Miller, mothM of Mrs Arnold Elbcrt, is a patient at St. Ann. She was taken thef* July 5. Mr and Mrs Louis McEnroe were recently visited by Mr and Mrs Earl Manley and daughter Pat, St. Paul, Minn. Mrs Bertha BiUborough and son Ray attended, funeral services July 19 at Adel for the former's brother Ted Collunson, 57. who died Saturday of a heart attack. Mr and Mrs C. R. McQuiston were visited over the weekend by Mr and Mrs P. C. Hill and Mr and Mrs Maynarcl Clayton, Des Moines. Leonard and Joe Mishak have returned to Moffat Field, San Jose, Calif., having concluded a three week furlough spent with the parents, Mr and Mrs Lando Mishak. Mrs L. R. Walker has returned from Grundy Center where she visited Mr and Mrs Owen Hurt and at Cedar Rapids with Mr and Mrs A. W. Roupe. Mrs Lloyd Wellendorl spent the weekend at Des Moines with Mr and Mrs Jerry Anderson. <Yom there she went to Grinnell o visit Mr and Mrs Dolph Miler. Mr and Mrs R. B. Waller at- .ended a dinner and reunion Friday evening in Minneapolis for 'Early 'Thirty" graduates of the Jniversity of Minnesota school of journalism. Mrs Ida Thomas has been visited by her daughter and son-in- aw and family, Mr and Mrs Glen 3aincs, Tucson. They also visited Mrs William Salisbury, Fox Lake, and Mr and Mrs George Thomas, Superior. Mr and Mrs Raymond Reid riave as guests Mrs Nellie Gal- oraith, daughter Janice of Deming, New Mex., and Mr and Mrs Mike Skinder, Donald and Michael, El Paso, Tex. R. W. Wetxel returned home last week Tuesday from Lutheran hospital, Fort Dodge, where he had been taken for treatment of a back injury suffered two weeks ago while at work. Mr and Mrs Albert Olson were visited by Mr and Mfrs Irvin Olson, Delen, New Mex., and when they returned home, the senior Olsons accompanied them. Irvin is a pharmacist there. Mr and Mrs John Grotte have been visited by Mr and Mrs Gordon Grotte, Whittier, Calif. They spent a recent weekend at Clarion with Mr and Mrs G, O. Ukers who have a cottage at a nearby lake. Mr and Mrs Howard Beardsley, Mr and Mrs Walter Beardsley and family, Midland, Tex., and the daughter Margaret Ann Last Rites For Mrs, Kuecker At Whittemore Whiiiemore — Mrs. 1 Harold Knocker, 51, a longtime resident of the Whittemore - West Bend areas, died at St. Ann hospital. Algona Tuesday evening, July 19. She had been a patient there 24 hours. Mrs. Kuecher had been in Al- gonn for the past 11 days visiting a sister, Mrs. R. O. Bjustrom. She had been in failing health before- leaving her home at Tucson. Ariz., and was hospitalized for a week in. Denver, Colo, before arriving here. Funeral services for her were held July 22 at St. Paul's Lutheran church, Whittemore. Rev. Clco Kautsch officiated ana burial was at Whittemore. Mildred Walker was born Nov. 1, 1908 at Whittemore, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James E. Walker. She grew up and attended schools at Whittemore. On Dec. 10, 1925, she was married to Harold Kuecker at Fort Dodge. The couple lived in the Whittemore area up until 18 months ago. They operated a cafe for about 10 years and prior to that farmed. Upon leaving Whittemore, they moved to Tucson, where they had owned a cafe, also. Besides her husband, survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Jeri McKean of Council Bluffs; a son, James of Sioux city; two children at home, Jay and Joyce; her mother, Mrs. Bessie Walker, Algona; Mrs. Bjustrom, her sister; five brothers, Delbert E. Walker, Easton, Minn., Harold R. of Delavan, Minn., Carl, Long Beach, Calif., Ralph M. Whittemore, and Lloyd E. of Albert Lea, Minn., and five grand children. She had suffered from asthma for several years and had undergone surgery for uclers both at St Ann and. Fort Dodge hospital. fivo in tho big rlfihth. Bancroft outhit the winners, 14-12. Dick Donahue and Dou- ghnn hurled for Bancroft, with the latter getting the loss. Top stickers for the losers were Hatten, Donahue and Baedke with three blows each. Ex-Algonan Succumbs In California Jim Watts, 'Sr., former well- known Algona resident, died Wednesday, July 20. at Oxnard, Calif. Funeral services were held the following day in the Catholic church there. Mr Watts '" was a very active baseball umpire and coach when he lived here. lie was preceded in death by his wife several years ago. Survivors include two sons Jim and Bill, Oxnarct, and two grandchildren. I over to the September term of district court by Justice C. ty Ostwinkle after waiving preliminary hearing on an O.M.V.l. charge this week^ Bond was set at $500 and was furnished. Norman Nelson of Ames, picked up by Tordoff in Algonn Saturday night, was fined $100 following hearing of an intoxication count in Ostwinitie's court Other cases heard by Ostwink- le included: Lyle E. Schmidt, Rodman, $10, defective equipment; Lyle Sutton, Mingo, $20, Robert Wilkes Osage, $16. Charles Youngwirth t,uVcrne, $10; John A. Woodford, Mallard $10, John L. Merrill. Olho, $7, speeding; Verne Austin .Bancroft $5, expired license; Wade D, Black, Algona, $5, restricted license; Wayna, Ollom, Burt. $25, intoxication^ Earl W. Meyer, Burt, $20, and Warren Shellsberger, West Bend $15, overloaded truck. Costs wore paid in addition to f i nes. pf Cheverly, Md. were guests qf Mr and Mrs Paul Collins at RocH Rapids. Mr and Mrs Alden McAdanu and the latter's mother Mrs Myrtle Gillett spent Sunday at Des Moines with Mr and Mrs Julian Lovlyn. The first birthday of the Lovlyn's son Timmie was being observed. Mr and Mrs W. C. Irelan have received word of a car accident a week ago Saturday which resulted in injuries to the former's brother and sister-in-law Mr and Mrs Cliff Irelan, Newton. Both are in the Skiff hospital there. Mr and Mrs Marc Moore visit-' ed Mr and Mrs E. W. Dean at Fort Dodge last Sunday. From there the Moores, accompanied by the Deans, drove to Iowa Falls to spend the rest of the day with Mr and Mrs Wayne Fors. Mr and Mrs (John Sires accompanied Mr and Mrs Harold Hanson and Mr and Mrs Myrje Hanson, Fairmont, Minn., .to Cedar Falls, Friday where they attended funeral services for an uncle James P. Jacobson, 67, who died in a hospital there. ' ' Mr and Mrs J. F. Hofius returned Friday from Fort Dodge where they have been the past three weeks. Mr Hofius had major surgery at the Lutheran hospital and his wife remained in the city. Vernon Evans, farmer near here, had surgery Friday at the same hospital. Mrs Louis Verveer, nee Janet Zerfass, and daughter *M-ary Jane and Alice Kain have returned to their respective homes at Downers Grove and De Kalb, 111. Mrs Verveer and Mary Jane were guests of Mrs Lucille Zerfass and Miss Kain was guest of Mr and Mrs Charles Berjnger. } Mr and Mrs C. R. McQulftOA have returned from a two week vacation in the west and south* west going to Cheyenne, Wyo..,' New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma. They accompanied their son, Mr and Mrs James McQuiston and the latter's parents Mr and Mrs William Mulligan, New Jersey. A three-run rally in the bottom 'of the ninth inning fell short as Bancroft dropped a 10-9 thriller to New Hampton in an inter-district Junior Legion play-off game at Mason City Sunday night. The defeat pushed Bancroft to the sicelines. Bancroft led from the last of the fourth until the top of the eighth in the thriller. The losers counted two runs in the bottom of the third, fourth and fifth innings and New Hampton got three in the fourth, one each in the sixth and seventh and Charge Driver With O.M.V.I. In Local Court A Britt man, Grover E. Dow- gard, arrested earlier by Patrolman Bill Tordoff, was bound Into the crroU. tto nppnfontly landed on rocks, causing body injuries. Name "Dixie" was glwji . to the South, according to popular belief, by Negroes who were fond of a Manhattan slave owner by that name. IF IT'S NEWS WE WANf IT FREAK ACCIDENT Mr. William Schaaf of near Adair was injured recently in a fri-ak accident ai his farm. The mishap occurred as he drove a tractor across a 10-foot high bridge on his farm. Apparently a brake on one of the wheels grabbed and threw the tractor into the creek below. Schaaf jumped clear of uic falling tractor by grabbing a tree limb. However, ,the limb broke and he fell BANCROFT Wednesday, August 10 ----- OS B.D C ON YOUR UVESTOCK of Wesley Streets Receive Coat Of Oil And Gravel Wesley — Most all of the streets recently were given a coat of oil and then a coat of light gravel. The swimming pool was em> ptied Monday, July 18, then cleaned and refilled. The electric light pole at the east end of main street was again struck by a car and broken ott, It has been replaced. son Brian La Barre, who spent 6TORAGF CABINETS, meial, the weekend with the group. (Jpper Des Moines. ^^^^^^••••^^^^^••••^•'^^^•^^^•^•••S^^B^MiMBMMMSMilB^^^M^B^^^lM^i^^^HB^^^^^^^ B1 ^^ — «^^^^ -p— ^^^^^^^^^^^Ml^^^i^M^^^S^BWI^^M^i^^^^^•••^^•iSS^^^ES^^^^^S Congratulations To Robinson Construction Co. ' ' ' •' jg ; ;-* ,«;.,,'• v *V.& ;!(&&>$( ^«fe fe^®§W| ».»%;' ?is$'tfAt S^~¥te^M.-;- £. :H <«fe J !3vA4s.sA%'3"te:-;-s& »,»*^t>, mm 'Mj&: m - flltSl f :i't!*i' } -»- Pictured above is the new home of the Robinson Construction Company, located east of Algona on Highway 18, just east of the K of C Hall. Bud Robinson has every reason to be proud of his new building, just as we are proud to have furnished the building materials. This is just another example of the complete building material service we have to offer. Everything from the ready-mix concrete in ' the foundation and floors to the hardware and nails used in the office. IF YOU HAVE A DESIRE TO BUILD, SEE US! We can help you in every step of the way. Our service is complete and we can furnish you with everything needed to do the job correctly and economically. ncrete Lumber Company "Phone 4-4266 For READY-MIX" 202 North Lantry Algona

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