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' ' -"<» LOnSCREEUURT, ST. JOE, ALGONA WIN FIRST GAMES r \ m The Kosusth Baseball League: got under way, Sunday? .With g?od games and Indications that the contests this season will be •better than even Results of the first round games follow: Algona 6, at Wesley 2. Hurt 7.( at Lone Rock 4. ' -Lotts Creek 6, at Corwlth 6. . St, Joe 10, at Ledyatd 4. In the St. Joc-Ledyard game, Thilecs and Reding were batted ies for St. Joe, and Johnson-and filbert for Ledyafd. Thilgcs struck out 16, and Johnson whiffed 10. M. Baker was the bie star of the game, clouting a sit£ gib, triple, and two' home runs, for St. Joe. , .,,, two Algona Hurlers .Gcilenfeld and' Hammerstrom WJ6re the batteries for Burt.while Marlow and Batt performed for Lone Rock. ,.Ruhnkp and Kuecker hurled for Lolls Creek, with Long \ behind the plate: Corwlth used Hanson and Merriam. Algona's batteries were Kajew- ski.and Frqehlich on the mound and .Walt- Bradley behind the plate. While Wesley used Richter and Johnson. Richter struck out 16 Algpna batters, also, despite the.loss of the game, .'•• Akrons-Wesley Summary Algon* K. C.'s (6) AB H H Gilbride, If ........ 5 1 0 Kajowski, p _.^_. J . 4 0 0 Bradley,', c ......... 5 2 2 Frochlich, ss-p 5 x l 4 Winkel, Ib ........ 5 1 1 Quinn, 3b 51 0' Weydert, 2b 4 0 0 Elbort, rf _.'_... H .__ 300 Bosch, rf __ 1 0 1 Seller, cf 4 0 0 'ESTABLISH^) 1868 .«^Qj^aM- J tt--v^_ t ^^^ fa ^> JJ ^-^ -,.„,... -j t -- ALGONA, IOWA, TUESDAY, MAY 14.1946 J. W. Haggard Named Master Editor By Ass'n •--.'. . i • J. W. HAGGARD, above, co-publisher of The Algona field change many times, and his original Algpna Upper Des Moines, was named one of three Paper, the Republican, eventually merged -with the Master Editors by-the Iowa Press Association, at its ^PP e . r D . es Moines, and later absorbed the Algona .onnHni ,.„.,„«„*(„„ j n £) es Moines, last Friday and ( - ounel ' in co-operation with the Advance. ' With the exception of a brief spell on -papers in Dakota and Milwaukee all of his newspaper life has, been \-pent in Algona. v In 1892 Mr. Haggard became a partner in the Republican, and has maintained the co-ownership since then, through a succession of four annual .Saturday. As Master Editor he will receive a plaque from the association. Named with him -were W. Earl Hall of the Globe-Gazette, Mason City, and Paul A. Olson, editor, of the Story City Herald. 41 6 8 Wesley (2) AB H H Vitzthum, 3b 4 0 0 Immcrfall, Ib 4 00 E. Weig, cf _ 3 0 .0 Studcr, ss _ _ 211 R. Weig, rf 41 1 H. Arndorfer, If ___ 4 0 0 Johnson, c 4 0 0 B. Weig, 2b ........ 200 Riehtcr, p .. 2 0 0 B. Arndorfer . 20 0 31 2 2 The second round of games will be played next Sunday. V.F.W. PLANS VETERANS BANQUET The Algona Veterans of Foreign W s ars,and Ladies' Auxiliary will give a banquet June 6, at the Acadejhy HalVhere,^ hi honor reer reer as a printer's devil Republican, 64 years ago. gona on the old Algona He has perhaps the long- was held for members of the Iowa who gave their lives in World I War II Or rthe ar r re est stretch of newspapering of any Iowa editor to- Memorial list were the names of Oaptdin W-m Higday and the honor -was n wMl moviind r,™ day and the honor-was a well merited one. In his span of newspapering, he has seen the gins of the Wh ittemor 8 . Champion; and Lt Paul Arne.Pedersen of The Algona Upper Des Moines, Freeze Brings Fruit Losses Money Crops Uninjured ex-service/meti MJf 1 ' W.&r-ld War II, their> wiv.es, men* on>furlough and thd"ir wives, 1 service women and their husbands., and Gold Star mothers will be Igucsts. To date, this is the first reception of its kind, in Algona honoring the returned veteran. A prominent speaker will be engaged for the . occasion, and other entertainment will toe pro- yivcd. Completed details of the program will be announced at a later date. At a meeting of the V. F. W. held last Wednesday, Robert Schoby was named as junior vice commander, as another item of business taken up at" the session. NETTIE HERMAN DIES, RITES TODAY Funeral services for Mrs. Nettie Herman will be held this afternoon (Tuesday) at the Congregational church. The Eastern Star will participate in the services. .'•'•/. Mrs. Herman, widow 'of the late Hugh Herman, died at a con* valescent home in Perry, where her son-in-law, Dr. George EZ- vidge resides. She 'had been in failing health for some time, but had been able to remain in her home here until she was taken to .Perry. The Hermans had pne daughter, Lenore, who married Dr, Elvidge, • and died several years ago. * Two Local Fire* InPa*tTwoD*y» City firemen were called {o two local blazes, over 'Sunday and Monday, Sunday evening they were called to the Foth Cafe at the highway 109^8 intersection, to put out a roof fire, which ^«1ed from wires to a neon sign. An estimated $100 damage. wa,s 4pne to the roof. ™ Jw Kohj, {in gwrf w » . s hwigfni « liw on h!i <w at lmt Pi While "bear stories" of the damage done, in northern Iowa by last week end's unseasonal temperatures sounded bad, it was the opinion of farm leaders in- tenyiefwed Monday that while some damage :|as done to garden-truck and flowers, no serir ous damage was done to Kossuth county's revenue producing crops. The low temperature of the past week was 26 above, last Saturday. The Week's Weather, •- ' ' May 10 (.98 r.) ..... ..50 32 May 11 _____ ........ 53 26 May 12 ----------- __55 • 30 May 13 .__... ..... ._71 45 Last Friday two inches of snow fell, and the ground at one time was 'covered with an inch of snow, Weatherman Harry Nolte determined. There was no damage to small grains, not as much as that caused by hot, sultry weather, said County Agent A. L. Brown. Corn is tip in Only a few cases, andn-no, damage .to', that crop is expected.'" ,"? •.^.•X'-.ftifjL, ."»/ B1 n a total loss, it is believed. Tender garden plants, also, will suffer. Snap beans were frozen off,in most cases, but sugar beets and peas are not injured, it was stated. . . '.:•-. Potatoes, if up, will have. to start over again. Some .were up, cial potatoes were up, only garden variety. , V ,;..;-, "Frost seldom curtails frtiit production as much as-, worms, lack of spraying, etc., and that is also true of potato crops," said the vcounty t agent. crop will also be curtailed./. C. OF C. NAMES 13 COMMITTEES IN '46 ORGANIZATION Appointment of 13 standing committees for the next fisca v year of the Algona Chamber o Commerce Were announced Mon day by Perry Collins, presiden of the local chamber. The commitees will serve for the next fiscal year of the chamber. Committees and members follow: Agriculture — A. L. Brown Chm., E. ft. Hutchins, C. B. Mur- ta:gh, Harold Gilmorc, Ray Galbraith. M. J. Pool, Dick Sorenson, C. H. Kurtz. Loren Brown, D. L, Lcffert, and Dr. H. L. McCorkle. Audit Committee — J. M. Herbst, J. R. Murtagh, H. F. Fri- istedt,-John Kohlhaas. Aviation—M. H. Falkonhain- er, Chm.; Wm. Dau, G, D. Shum>ay, Walt Hall, H. L. Hoenk, Fred Kent, Robt. Richardson. City .Prdjects—Theo Hutchison, Chm., ,W. A. Foster, Gene Mur- ta-gh, Lester DeBolt, John Bieser, ;Alan Buchanan, Clayton Percival. Campbell Humphrey. . Closing- U n i to r m ity — Ray Beamish, Chm., Wm. Giossi, A., E. Kresensky, Roy Ingham, John i Kohlhaas, C. W. Williams, W. G. ;Hawcott, Chris Wallukait, Harold Blinkman, Roman Waldcra. Industry and New Business— L. S. Bohannan, Chm., R. H. Miller, L. E. Linnan, C. R. LaBarre, E. R. Rising, Harve Ohncsorge, Dr. M. G. Bourne, F. J. Laing, Joe Greenberg, Ralph Dieckmann. Membership—Milton Norton, Chm., Ray Funk, Harold Roth, Orville Drcnnan, Fred Timm, Lloyd Mtickey, Elmer Langmack, C, S. Johnson, D. D. Paxson, Fred Shilts. Play Grounds and Youth Activities—C. U. Pollard, Chm., Don Miller, Dr. Harold Meyer, Frank Z'cndcr, W. H. Godden, Lloyd Pratt, John Kirk. Promotion—Russ Waller, Chm., Lyle-Mathes, N. C. Rice, D. A. Barnard,' iHerman Hauberg, Wm. Hood, : >Wm. Barry Jr., Joe Harig, Frank Huxtatole. , Publicity and'Conventions.—D. E. Dewel, Chm., Don Hutchison, Paul Lindholm, Geo. Boswell, O. B. Lainff, Herb Hedlund, W. E. Three Sections—18 Pages VOL. 81—NO. 10 101 Algona Seniors Will Graduate From 2 Schools Next Week Allen, Ardella Bruns, Mildred Income Tax Men Checking Real Estate, Land Profits While the present trend toward inflated prices on property has brought smiles of satisfac- satisfaction to many, it may come as a shock to know tha.t the U. S. treasury department's internal revenue officers are vitally interested in'such transactions." And it may be a surprise to know that these officers have been checking all transactions on .real estate and other properties. Purpose:.of the checkup is to find out whether such transactions have been reported on income tax returns and whether enough documentary revenue stamps; have been affixed. The checkup is not only for in- come, tax returns for the year 1945 but it goes back several years. In case sellers of property have made a profit but neglected to include such profit in their income tax returns they will be required to do " so. For example, if a man originally-paid $2,000 for a. property, and then 'sells it for $7,500 he has made a profit (capital gain) of $5,500. On this profit he is required to pay an income -tax on $2,700 if he has held the property for-six months.. If he has held it for less than six months, he pays an income tax on the entire $5,500. In other words, the revenue officers are watching for those who have not reported capital gains in their income tax and those who have resold property they have bought and which the original sellers have deeded 'straight across. In such cases, they check both failure to report income tax and failure to pay revenue on the transaction, in the form of revenue stamps. If one'property is sold two or three times without a deed being made, each intervening purchaser must report for .income tax and affix the proper amount trom. ChiriVJoe, TsChetter, Mel Griffin, R. S. Blossom, Wayne Keith, Rev. Earl Burgess, P. F. Perry, E. L. Wolcott, John Dreesman, .Wm. Finn. Solicitations and' Rackets- Mayor Frank Kohlaas, Chm., Dr. F. C. Scanlan, Orville Wicks, Alwin -Huenh'old, L. M. Merritt, L. A. Winkel, Robt. McCullough,'-E. Committee — Joe HIGH SCHOOL HAS 80 IN CLASS; 21 AT THE ACADEMY Eighty Algona high school seniors and 21 senior pupils at St. Cecelia's Academy are preparing this week for graduation exercises. Names of the graduates from )oth schools were released for the irst time this week by Supt. O. 3. Laing of the high school and Rev. J. M. Mallinger of St. Cecelia's. 1946 Graduates Graduates from Algona high school, subject to completion of the required work by graduation date, are as follows: Bill Allen, Mary Catherine Allen, Donald Asa, Bill Becker, Dean Bilyeau, Ardis Bosworth, Wilma Braun, Harriet-Brethorst, Gerald Brown, Jane Brown, Robert Brownell, Frances Bunting, Beulah Burlingame, Betty Bush, Delores Buss and Bob Butts. Chauncey Carney, Edna Clapsaddle, Lois Clawson, .Charlene Clement, Billy Dau, Betty Devine, Arlenc Ethering-ton, Marlis Dundas, Joanne Falk, Esther Fitch, Harlan Fraser, Bob Gade, Bill Galbraith, Curtis Gardner, Harriet Grubb, Roger Hagg, Her- •bcrt Hansen, Lucille Harmon, Joel Herbst, Jean Holdren and Loren -Johnson. Many Are Girls Marjorie Klein, Catherine Knudsen, Phyllis Kuchenreuther, Bob Kuhn, D'arel Larson and Larry-Learfeaugh. • . Marvin -Leigh, -Bob Lemkee, Eugene Lemkee, Marcie . Long, Rose Marie Lucdtkc, iHarry McCorkle, William Marshall, Willis Marshr 1 ----- —•*'•• - '-'- Algona Bottler In Business 48 Years Finds Tastes Still Same Louis Hoffbauer Forty-eight years in the bottling business — carbonated beverages, that is. ' Such is the record of Louis Hoffbauer, owner of The Algona Bottling Works, whose local business operates so quietly that many probably are not aware of its existence. And Mr. Hoffbauer got into the bottling business at the aige of 18, at Buffalo, Iowa, because his father ran .both, a brewery and a carbonated beverage plant, and didn't have time to look after the latter. Padgett, Dean Olson, Jesse Reynolds, Robert Neville, Wantalee Runchey, Don Potter, Rosanna Reding, Wallace Roscoe. .' Lorna RUhnke, Lee Schenck, Paul Schenck, Pat Seeley, Clao B. Carlson. Veterans Lynch., Chm., Wm. Sharp, Dr. J. P. Herrig, W. A. Lorenz, Merle Pratt, R. A. Johnston, Homer Anderson, John Momyer, H. W. Becker,. Leo Spilles. Shipler, Smith, Roger Bonnie Slagle, Snyder, Jean Lena .Cases a Year f^-!*-tt-iJ • the east Live Lobsters For Iowa Butter There's no telling what a 'pound of Iowa butter will .dot Sometime ago, Pat Cullcn favored an old Army friend of long-standing friendship overseas, with several pounds of Iowa butter, . Monday morning the express company delivered a package from Boston. Boston is where Pat's friend who got the butter lives. Inside the box was a large section of Atlantic seaweed, and beneath the seaweed, nestling in a supply of Ice, were several huge and menacing lobsters—30 Ibs, of them in all. . ' • " . To test the life of the creatures, such items as brooms and rulers were used, and the lobsters were very much alive, so much so that the Zender store gang kept at a safe distance. Mr, Cullen, bring classified as a single man, and not one what to do with the lobsters, and is searching for cpok*book what to do with the lobsers, and is searching fp|- cookrbook tranirforin * h * llve Iol)ster S *• tempting p, blow ha threw en Md «w ******* i u to the she4 used, by caretake*. eprge Pettrosn, 4W Juvenile and Divorce Up In Court The two youngsters who were apprehended recently -after 'they ha4 'been pouring sand into gago- Jlrje tanks of local trucks and cars, and done other damage to ,pr»e truck, were in juvenile court, Jest week, Judge Q, W, StUJman tur»ed en? over, pn prpbatton, to the ewtpdy of the parents, with an wwpjwon to, refrain fr9m sets si vandalism. Om sJ]Y£r§e action was, 4,in 4i5tn?t eoyrt here, Lottie M«?Vay is asking a from BLIND, RETURNS TO KOSSUTH TO LIVE ' Charles E, Clark, former resi. dent of Kossuth cpunty, who has spent the past- five and one-.half years in California, was. broughj to the home of his Daughter, Mrs, Geprge Jphnspn, last week.where - • *"«n •-••«-( J-Tr' T 'J -I —"» *T ^^»-^ f he will.niake h{? horpe for the time being. Mr, cjark ha? ipst his eyesight " PLUM CREEK CLUB HAS GUEST DAY The Plum Creek Woman's club held its annual Guest Pay last Wednesday, May 8, with a luncheon and program served in the Congregational church dining room. Ladies of the V. F. W. Auxiliary served the meal. On the dining room committee were Mrs. Ronald "Gardner and Elsie Jenkins. Mrs,'George Johnson presided at the program, which follows; Saxophone quartette numbers by the high school's prlzq^win- ning group. Trumpet trio selections, also WESLEYANSPLAN OVERSEAS GIFTS Wesley: The .Study club will Thursday of the Wesley U. S. -W. A. it was voted to obtained the names of several fam.ilies in Norway or Holland and fill boxes to be sent to them. Members . will bring articles • •- state prize high schopl. winners from the Vocal solos by Roger Slagle, accompanied by Marilyn Tuttle. Readings, "Qol4eji £u> for Mother's Pay" by Mrg. George Johnson, "Mother's Pay" by Mrs, Blacjc. "Mather's Worries," Mrs, Ross (jalhoun, "The , eanlng of Mother's Pay" by Mrs, Beryl Prjefep, Vocal selections by p«n Hutch- 1ns, accornpanie4 fey Mrs, p. C. Shierk, Musical sketch. "My Mpther's ine <3pwn,» pre»pnte4 by suitable for the boxes at the next •meeting June 13. Servers at that -meeting will be Mrs. G.'Aldrlch, -Mrs. J. P. Hauptman, Mrs. Tillie JHildman and Mrs. Esther Skow. Mrs. L. L. Pfeffer, president of the local unit, was named as delegate to attend the state convention at Pes Moines, May 15-16, ,Mrs. J, M, Kunz was named alternate. Servers Thursday evening were Mrs. Pifeffer, Mrs. Charles Kraus, Mrs. H. J. Braley and .Mrs, Viola Studer. At the meeting, many, pounds of carpet rag's were torn, served and rolled, and were'to be forwarded to Veterans hospitals, Seven New Licenses For Cars And Trucks Licenses for • new cars and trucks went to the (following sev^ en Kossuth owners, recently. Internationals — The Algona Creamery and Donald Mitchell, Burt. , Fords— Nick Behrends, Lakota; Gordon Schmidt. Algona; Sigsbee Plumbing (truck), Algona, Cheyrglets — Eveixjs and Ver- Tammen, Harold Tetter, Harriet Vming, Vernon Voyles, Bernice Walker, Be'tty .Wallukait, Leslie Wildin and Robert Wright. Baccalaureate Sunday Baccalaureate services for the high school seniors will be held Sunday, May 19th. . The graduation exercises will toe held Friday evening, May 24, with Howard Pierce Davis, analyst of world afairs, as the commencement speaker. At the baccalaureate services, *uj of State Street, the AJgona Bottling Works has been doing a volume of'about 30,000 cases a year/That would total 720,000 bottles, we find-i-and that's a lot of pop! Mr. Hoffbauer came to Algona himself in 1932. At that time he owned the bottling plant at Eagle Grove, also, as well as the one in Algona. The Eagle Grove plant burned down, and as he never rebuilt at Eagle Grove, he centered all of his activity here. His wife still lives in their home at Eagle Grove, while he himself drives week-ends. "We're only truck now," he back there on operating one said, "but we J-? this comin numbers img will Sunday, musical be presented pre iwei, A; ger, ~ . (truck); W, B. Ya(truck). Slated Thursday Eve picture showing the. ceding the main address, to be given by Rev. John P. Clyde of the Algona Congregational church, who has chosen the theme, "America's No. 1 Enter- P rise -" Rev. Gilbert J. Kuyper, Presbyterian -pastor, will deliver the scripture, Rev. N. A. Price, Methodist pastor, the prayer, and Rev. Leo Best will offer the benediction. Special memorial acknowledgment will also be made of Algona high school graduates who have lost their lives in the recent war. The war dead Honor Roll follows: Leo Aman, 1923; Irwin Behrends, 1935; Wayne O. Bjustrom, 1941; Leroy Pale, 1933; Kenneth Purant, 1939; Thos. K. Kohlhaas, 1941; Howard Medin, 1935; Brooks Louis Pptter, 1940. Paul Arrie Pedersen, 1939; J. Frank Schoby, 1937; Robert Sellstrom, 1934; John Lee Stephens, 1942; Wilbur C. Steven, 1935; Don V. Thompson. 1936; Wm. G, Turner, 1936; and Thomas G, Wagner, J938. Academy Activities At &t, Cecelia's Academy, Baccalaureate services will be held Sunday morning, when all graduates wil} atten4 8:30 a, m. mass m caps' and gowns and receive communion together. Father 'J. M, Mallinger will deliver the sermon. Monday evening, May ?0, JIHV lors will be hosts to the seniors at the annual Junior-Senior prom. Mrs. Leo • McEnroe is chairman, assisted by Mrs. Chas. Fox and Mrs. Kstherjne McEvoy, m preparation of the Harold B^de-will act as. , ter, with Marilyn Wilh Cordon WinkeJ, May 26, at the Commencement exercises at'the Academy. Rev. J. H. Duhigg * of Livermore will deliver the address, "The Great- esl Game in the World.' 1 In the clriss of graduates are the following: Mary' Cam, Gordon Winkel, Maynard Dunn, Robert Holtzbauer, Delmar Sherman, Ethel Mae Arndorfer, Beverly Wiihel- mi, Evelyn Cink, Gladys Weishaar, Howard Weydert, Donald Bode, Barbara Froehlich, Carmella Elbert, Barbara Eisenbarth, Albert Bormann, Patricia Gillespie, Robent Kinsch, Robert Winter (class president), Ruth Forsberg (vice president), Dolores Rammer (secretary), Paul Gisch (class treasurer). Robert Kinsch, though absent from the Academy, is being issued his diploma after completion of work in the Navy. Father Duhigg, Commencement speaker, attended Loras college, Dubuque, and Creighton University, Omaha. He received his theological training at St. Paul Seminary, and prior to becoming pastor at Sacred Heart, Livermore, was assistant pastor in Boone and Sioux City. He is a brother of Mrs. E. C, McMahon of Algona. mella 11 WILL GRAPVATE, WHITTEMQRE, WEDNESDAY Whit.temore: Harriet Schmeling, daughter of '.Mr. and Mrs. Harry Sphmeling of Whittemore. has been named valedictorian of the 1946 Whittemore high school graduating class. Willis Wehr- span, son of Mr. and Mrs, Louis Wehrspan, is the salutatorian- Both young people have been active in extra curricuiar events. Miss Schmejing was a guard on <he girls' basketball team, and Wehrspan played center on the boys' team and besides maintaining exceptionally high scholastic would operate two or three if we had the help, ; and enough sugar to turn> out more volume, 1 " Production -Problems v Sugar is a scare item/anti ,said. "We can'iljet ,„„. cases either," he "added. / The local.plant is servicing accounts are far away as Garner,-:Forest City, Eagle Grove, Dows, Clarion, Em- melsburg and Humboldt. But a considerable volume is done right out the back door, when customers drive io the plant and get their < choice, direct. The -plant is'turning out-strawberry, root toeer, orange, grape and white soda, also cherry, and cream soda, ; when the supply of raw materials allows. Pop Still in Demand The formulas used locally havt. been handed down for a long time, Mr. Hoffbauer says. He mixes his own syrups "and ingredients and does most of the bottling -himself, running the- machinery, and sometimes capping, if he can't get some pop- minded youngsters to help him. Cecil Koepke drives the single truck now operated by the bottling plant here. "Old time flavors are still popular, and always will be," reminisced the pioneer beverage man, The business has come a long way from the time of the marble stopper for bottles, especially in sanitary methods, but , fundamentally the pop that kids liked 48 years ago, they still like." averages, Commencement OnOSENP.TAHAS ELECTION TUESDAY- Ottosen; The P. T. A. met Tuesday evening in the high school auditorium with a large crowd attending, Election of of* ficers were held with the results, as follows: President, Chester Alme; yjpe president, Merle Holtt and secretaryvtreasurer, Miss Sa* die Petersprj. The program 1 , which was made' up by the faculty, waa.heade4 by Miss Evelyn pates an4 wag ope • ed by the girjg Jp grades thp and fpur sir Jane," Shirley ,. kindergarten' fil ing "Mr, ing "Raggedy* mpea of &. \ exercises will be held Wednesday evening, May 15, with the fpllowing program: Processional, Mrs n'R^mr,- Address: the Rev, W. H, pisch fr t Clarinda, ~ class and awards; Sypt. , presenffitipn _Qf of School Board A.

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