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First Games June 12; Run Heagues The cry "Play Ball" here Monday evening, June 12, will open another big season of little league games. According to latest figures, about 280 boys will participate in the program's three age levels this summer, with games on tap Monday through Thursday each week from thr opening date through Aug. 3 at three sites, The International League, featuring boys who will be in third and fourth grade this fall, wil! play its games at the Athletic Park; the American League, for boys to be in fifth and sixth grades, > will play at Lucia Wallace school, and the National League, for boys in seventh and eighth grades, will have games at Bertha Godfrey school. Following are teams, coaches and rosters for the International American and National League teams. The National League will have four teams, including the Br'aves from Whittemore, INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE Bears — Rex Voyles, Charles Schafer and Dallas Klein, coaches; Scott Voyles, Ricky Klein, Tom Ellefson, Verndn Nelson, Steve Nelson, Michael Ruhnke, Bill Burt, Lanny Phillips, Jon Chrischilles, Robert Reinders. Jimmy Pergande, John Thompson, Dennis Guster and Jimmy __ Harris. Bees --i— Merle. Thompson and Charles Devine, coaches; Joe Thompson, Michael Devine, Stiive Fitzpatrick, David Simpson, Willy St. John, Darrell Miller, Eddie Bennett, Chris Reilly. Mark -Reilly, Jack Waller, Russell ' Hardgrove, Michael Woods. Gordon Zeigler and Bobby Lee Lickteig. • ' Chiefs — Stanley Black and Wilford Ward, coaches; Michael Black, Francis Black, Melvir Ward, Larry Samp, Merle Bleich, William Weig, Robert Haack, Allan Kirschbaum, Gary Cooper, Terry Dailey, Bruce Marshall, Don Sindelar, Bill Bray and Matt Frankl. Demons — Don Asa and Leo Cassel, coaches; Billy Asa. Anthony Weaver, Keith Frideres Charles Cassel, Daniel McGuire, Donald Straub, Dale Kramer Stephen Kajewski, Randy Burris, Robbie Claude, Richard , Wiese, Jr., Steven Ludwig, Dennis Jensen and Jack Sjogren. Foxes — Art Olson and Nels Anderson, coaches; Mark Olson. Neil Anderson, Wayne Peterson, Joey Sires, Ryan Lynch, Michael Goodman, Steve Brower, Chris Anderson, Danny Menneke, Bryon Murphy, Michael Geilenfeld, Steve Kern, Gary Jones and Hedlund. Hawks — Wilbur Courtney and Robert Davis, coaches; Joe Courtney, Randy Davis, Robert Davis, Steve Jacobscn, Steve Armstrong, Steven Mueller, Rex Chally, Neil McFarland, Gary Miller, Russell Bird, Mike Skilling, Melvin Bruns, John Burtii and Steven Scluiltz. Saints — Don Smith, Jr., Ron Taylor and Ron Zittritsch, coaches; Dan Smith, Robert Lcaverton, Denny Peterson, Jerry Boudewyns, Timmy Gouge, Neil Leek Gary Gade, Wayne Taylor, James Stock, Tom Goltfredson, Nei! O'Brien, John Crowley, Jr., Curtis Camp and Stephen Willrutt. Soos — Walter Hagen, coach- Gary Hagen, Randall Studer Charles Mains, Terry Mains Buzzy Fairbanks, Pat El hurt Chuck Redemske, T h o in a ; Krause, John Dimond, Bobby KnudsL-n. Euetw Hunt, Alan Fisher, Kim Sloniker and John Hedlund. KOSSUTH COUNTY PORTS David Nelson, Steve Claude Todd Trcganya, Kenneth Kirsch batim, Randy Bleich and Dean Teeter. Hed Sox — Terry Christensen coach; Steve Hutchison, Darrel Jensen, Michael Kajewski, Gregg Fox, David Ludwig, Donny Jam es, 'Jeff Snere, Duane Hunt, Mike Missal, David Reilly, Robert Paber, Michael Borgmeyer, Dean Smith and Tom Ringsdorf. Tigers Julian Chrischilles, AMERICAN LEAGUE coach; Steve Chrischilles, Joseph Sifert, Roger Barr, Jeff Gilmore. Steve Voyles, Max Laird, Larry Taylor, Ray Chamberlain, Dean Jorgenson, Jeff Pickett, James Boyd, Jr., Tom Taylor, Thomas Black and Douglas Cook. Twins — Bob Reding and Lowell Dickensen, coaches; Robin Lee Reding, Dick Bailey. James Lallier, Kenrty Marshall, Tim Clark, James Muller, Bruce Bennett .Robbie Apple. Tim Will Paul Christiansen, Richard Black Tim Black, Russell Shaw and James Camp. White Sox — Dr. L. L. Snyder, Lyle Riedinger 'and David Smith coaches; Mark Snyder, Randy Riedinger, Neal Smith, Davtf Beissell. Brad Farnham, Gary Fisher. Robert Bilyeu, Gary Lamuth, Randy Krause, Steve Reding, Mark Mains, Darrell Brown, Don Hagen and Bob Stoffel. Yankees — Bill Allen and Jor Elbert, coaches; Jerome Elbert Patrick Prothman, Don Davis, Jim Boudewyns, Jr., Michael McEnroe. Ward Leek, Dick Peterson, Ronald Gilbrite, James Bristow. Mark Gabrielson, John Muller. Thomas Arend, Steve Erpelding. Dave Fiddler, Terry Olsen and Gary Fiddler. NATIONAL LEAGUE Cardinals — Bob Bomgaars, coach; Gary Barr, Bob Bradford Terry Chamberlain, Brocke Daws, Jim Schutter, Wayne Christiansen, Brad Kraft, Jim Sires, Tom Kain, Clint Young, Tom Samp and Ronnie Mittag. Cubs — Bill Snodgress, coach; 'jck Snodgress, Dana Snodgress, ike Parsons, Dennis George, Roger Menneke, Tom Cl'aude Steve Waller, Bill Milder, John Bradley, John Pratt, Bryce Sampson, Brent Sampson anc' Robert Drusman. Pirates -— Robert Cushing, Wilbur Ferrin and Dan Engesser coaches; Greg Snere, Bill Farn- hpm, Bob Farnham, Tom Snyder Vtrnon Cole, Gary Lewellyn, Billy Boldridge, Roger Wildin, Dave Martin, Tom Dailey, Mark Erpelding and Phillip Specht. Local Policeman High On List At State Shoot Rich Groen, assistant chief of police in Algona, posted one of the top aggregate scores at the Iowa State Association of Peace Officers' pistol shoot at Camp Dodge, Lies Moines, Sunday. He registered 825 out of a possible 8M points in the .38 caliber shoot, which drew the largest number of contestants, 145, in the 14-year history of the meet. Final .'Handings of the meet were not released Sunday, but William Slrout, 31, highway patrolman from Davenport, won the aggiegale title with 840 of H50. breaking the aggregate score record he set last year. Competition was in bullseye and small silhouette and large Pool Opening Will Usher In Summer Sports The opening of the swimming- pool tomorrow (Friday), June 9 will officially kick-off Algona'* playground program for 1961. A pre-season sale of season tickets to the pool was held Tuesday and Wednesday, and from now, on, according to Beanie Cooper pool manager, regular prices will prevail. The pool is slated to be open from 2 to 8:45 p.m. daily and Red Cross lessons will begin Julv 10 for four weeks. Morning playground, handicraft and little league nlay will begin Monday, June 12. Mary Ann Cole will be in charge of the handicraft program at Bryant school for six weeks. Monday through Friday," 9- to 11:45 a.m. She will also supervise the wading pool at the Ath- etic Park five afternoons 'each week. Leon Vann will handle the morning playground program at the Athletic Park, five days r week, from 9 to 11:45 am. and vill also be director of the little eague eames. A variety of sports and skill games will be offered during the morning program. And .a girls soft.ball nrogram will offer comoetition for girls ir> grados four through nine. Games wi'l be olayed in the pvening. Onen'ns week's sc^pHnle of little legaue games looks likp :his: International League June 12 — Soos vs. Saints June 13 — Bees vs. Foxes June 14 — Demons vs. Chiefs June 15 — Hawks vs. Bears American League June 12 — Red Sox vs. Yankees June 13 — Orioles vs. Tigers June 14 — Indians vs. White Sox June 15 — Yankees vs. Twins National League June 12 — Cubs vs. Braves June 13 — Braves vs. Cardinals June 14 — Pirates vs. Cubs June 15 — Cardinals vs. Pirates silhouuttL-. Police Chief Al Boekelman hit 797 of 850 and Joe? Mc- Bridi 1 , local policeman, register- Indians — Don Prieskorn and wl 74 7 of 850 at the meet. James Esser, coaches; Mark Prieskorn, Frsnk Esst-, Ricky Post, Dale Peterson, Gregg Allen, Bill Obrecht, Jack Hardgrove Jeff Allen, Bruce Olson, Ronnie Thompson, Brett Bartlett, Jin 1 Bradford. David Lowman am 1 Dean Lowman. Orioles Cecil Snyder and Jerry Anderson, coaches; Ricky Snyder, Gerald Hagarty, Pau 1 Watkins, Jim Schoby, James Utt Phillip Simpson, Tom Parsons. 2 Games Set Garrigan high school's Golden Bears, who have two more games on lap this weekend, were slated to meet Emmetsburg high school at Gun-Jean Field at fi:30 p.m. WediK-sday. The Bears will host West Bend here Friday at 8 p.m., then travel to Fort Dodge for a meeting witli the Junior Legion team theie at 8 p.m. Sun- Young Bulldogs Open Baseball Season Here Algona high school's young baseball team opened the 1961 season here at 5:30 p.m. yesterday (Wednesday) when the Eagle Grove Eagles tangled with Coach Keith Christie's crew at the fairgrounds. There are only four upper classmen, a senior and threw juniors, on the roster. Christie also announced a 10 e-.-ime slate of games, inoludin- the onener. this week. Here i the remainder of the schedule; j une 9 — Clarion, there June 12 — Humboldt, here June 13 — Fort Dodge, here June 19 — Humboldt, there June 23 — Fort Dodge, there June 27 — Emmetsburg, then June 30 — Clarion, here July 18 — Eagle Grove, therq July 21 — Emmetsburg, here The sectional tournament i: slated the week of July 10 and ii is expected other games will be added to the schedule within tlv next few weeks. Only senior on tne squad i: Larry Kiedn, second baseman Juniors are Chuck Streit, first base-, Lynn Kueck, third base and Bob Ellefson, shortstop. Sophomores include Bob Pratt catcher, Tom WalFer, pitcher am 1 outfielder, Gary Colwell, outfield, Jack Williams, outfield, Chuck OberwetU-r, outfield, and Bil< Wetzei, outfield. Freshmen ar> Sig Wood, .first base, lor, second base* and; utility,-7 ry Helmefs, catcher, .Ken' -Egel •pitcher, and '"dhudk outfield. •• ,, Practically every rrtembef • t> the squad will get a chance Xttf see plenty of action during,0i| season, including the five .freshmen. Christie feels'that the'team will shape up and will p'robably hit its peak, about. mid*seasoH Everyone on the team has shoWf) a lot of hustle in practice sesi , \ *-%V i sions. . • , There. is also a large freshv soph squad, which- has .been working out under Coach Arnolt 1 Hill. A schedule of games is. being set up so the youngsters can get, the experience -necessary tc prepare them for varsity ball' ij the future. Tight Finishes And 2 Crashes In Stock Races Several spine-tingling finishes and a couple of sensational ..crashes marked the second Saturday night program of stock car rac- ng at the fairgrounds here Saturday night. A large crowd was on hand to watch Dean Flaws < of Webster City edge Les Wildin and Gene Schattschneider to .take :he main event. •, t' : Another big night of races vis on tap this Saturday night. :•.-•. For the second straight week. Schattschneider had the best time trial as he raced around the oval in :30.28 to edge. veteran Bud Fair by l/100th of a second. Flaws and, Wildin were the op winners! Each took- two events. Besides taking the .-fea; .ure, Flaws grabbed the second ieat, while Wildin took the first leat, then bounced his way ;hrough three cars on the last lap to take the handicap event. •'.••' Other firsts were, registered by Leo Christensen in the 'trophy dash, Lamar Crail of Algona and Bob Garrett. •_.-:. A Clarion driver, Dean Schroeder, winner of the feature a week earlier and third place finisher twice earlier in the evening, was taken to St.. Ann hospital during the feature Saturday 'after hi; car took a sensational jump .over the ea^t fence right -afterr)th< gtart ,df the race. He sufferei cuts on one -arm and was .no seriously injured. Willie. Klipr _ rolled his oar (with help from an 'unidentified car) during the semi- main event and was not hurt He wound up with one • third place finish. • ', . > The first five races were al) close and the winner each time was not determined until the cars reached the final lap. : Seconds were, won by Schattschneider, Christensen, who took a pair, Wildin, Fair and Larry Cook of Algona. Third place finishers were Sam Eslick, Kluse and Fair. Schroeder's flip in the feature marked the second straight week that the finale had to be restarted due to a mishap. Schattschneider and Wildin turned in top efforts all night as both got into (and out of) many tight jams that provided plenty of thrills for the customers. Schattschneider, who practically stole the show a week earlier, found himself boxed behind the pack much of the time and had to drive high on the corners, but remain? ed one of the favorites of the crowd. Johnnies Drop 7-4 Decision In State Meet A pourous defense, certainly not normal, allowed Cedar Rapidr Jefferson to post a 7-4 victory over St. John's of Bancroft anr' knocked the Johnnies out of thi state high school baseball tournament at Waterloo Saturday Thr loss was the first for Coach V J Meyer's team in 33 starts, while the win was the 20th straight fo- Jefferson. The Johnnies won thr state title last fall. A home run by DeWayne Hat- WE STILL HAVE OPENINGS FOR MEN, WOMEN AND MIXED DOUBLES TEAMS FOR THE FALL SEASON - SIGN UP NOW TO BOWL IN KOSSUTH COUNTY'S LARGEST AND MOST MODERN BOWLING LANES - WHERE PEOPLE BOWL BY CHOICE AND NOT CHANCE. ALGO Bob Riedel and Doyle Dailey, Prop. PHONE CYpre*» 4-2831 ten with tiatfy. Bahe Menke.-who had liftgled,' 6ft bfia* in the first itmitfg gave the -JdHrH nies a 3-0 lead. Jeffefsbri picked up a single run arid Wily' 6hi hit off little Dick Donahtife,- who was' trying fox* his /eleventh straight win withodt a defeat, Ii the first three innings and Si John's held d 34 lead into tht fourth frame. . • * ^ .« Jefferson came up With ( sij big unearned runs in the fourtl to settle the issue. Three errorr led to 'the Johnnies' downfall Five singles produced the win* ning runs. . St. John's got its. final run ir the seventh when Roger Hutch inson belted a triple and scored on an error. Doug Binders of Jefferson then chalked up hi? twelfth straight pitching win btf striking out two Johnnies to end the game. • • Donahue hurled the first 3. 2/3 innings for the Johnnies and gave up seven hits while. walking .one and striking out three. Hatter finished up, allowing. n6 hits while walking one 1 and wniffinr one. Winders gave the JonrinieF six hits, walked none tand struck put seven. The i winners, also pulled off a pair of double clays. Box score — St; John's: AB H RBI Donahue .......... -3 Rahe ______ -•_.-..— U3 Merike '. ____ ^ ----- -3 D. Hatten - ........ -3 R. Hutchinson ...... 3 E. Hutchinson ----- -3 Smith ..... _.--^--3 Fox _— — ---- 1— :'— 2 Lensing — ---- ... — 1 ' . C. Hatten ^. _____ -—'3 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 vl.- 27 6 v 3 Mr. and-Mrs. Arthur Geitzen; auer of Lincoln, Nebr.. visited Saturday in the homc'-'of-Mr. and Mrs. Lorenz Geitz6naUer'/and in the homes of .John/and' Delbert Geitzenauer a' West Bend Slams r,. Takes League Lead , West Bend took over undisputed first place in the Kbssuth, County Baseball League Sunday —with a BANGl Tied with Hurrt- boldt at the top of the loop with a 2-0 record 'until Sunday, West Bend traveled to Hurhbbldt and splintered the home team, 24-"2. St. Joe edged Lone Rock 10-9, at St. Joe in the .other league contest Sunday. The loss Was the third straight by one run fot Lone Rock and shoved* that club into the cellar. Humboldt will travel to St. Joe and West "Bend will visit tone Rock for league games 'this Sunday. Mertz hurled West Bend's victory over Humboldt, allowing five hits, while his mate's registered 11 off the pitching of Fish and Marcellus. ' 'Bellinger hurled f&r Lone Roc^c and Henderson for St. Joe The losers outrhit the winners 11-10, and committed five errors While St. Joe miscued eight times. •LAKOTA By Mrs- Darwin Mefyer The U.P.W. met Thursday 'afternoon at the church. Mrs. Geo. Enrien gave devotions. ACrs. A, C. Gutknecht gave the topic and Linda Hoeppner recited A Country, Girls Creed. Hostesses were Mrs.' John Ukena, Mrs. Albert Rippentrop, Mrs. Frauke Schadendorf : and Mrs. Vernon Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Leon -Kremer and Julie of St. Paul spent the weekend at the parental A. C, Bier, stedt -home. Julie is spending the week here with her grandpar- G1 Mr. and Mrs. A, C. Blerstedt' attended the graduation of their: niece, Beverly Warner, at Algona on Wednesday evening. Beverly is the daughter of the Leonard Warners. • " ' . • . Oaron Boettcher, daughter of the Leonard Boettcher's of Winnebago, and granddaughter of the Henry Boettcher's of Lakdta graduated/front Winnebago high school Wednesday, Those- attending the graduation were: Mr. and Mrs. Alvin Boettcher, Mr. and Mrs; Henry Boettcher, Mr. and Mrs. AdolDh Poppe, Sr., Mr.' and Mrs. Otto Engelbarts and Mr. and Mrs. Albert Sleper. Sunday afternoon' visitors av the Henry Boettcher home were Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Poppe, Sr., and Leonard. Christ. . Mrs. Henry Boettcher drove to Winnebago, Minn, to visit the Leonard Boettchers Wednesday. .Tim, and Linda Johnson oi Hampton came Friday to spend some time visiting with, their grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Henry Mitchell while their 'mother is in Iowa City with their brother at the. hospital. ' Dick and Allen Smith of lows City spent the weekend with their mother, Mrs. Pearl Smith, Sunday, evening visitors at the Wm. Meyer home were Mr. and Mrs. George Ertle of Sauk Center, Minn., Mrs. Al Zierden of Albany, Minn, and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tutton and Charlene of Buffalo Center. Mrs. Charles Hertzke went to Spirit Lake Saturday and met Mrs. 'Donald Gruhn and they drove to Sioux City to attend the 10-year reunion of, the graduation class at Morningside College. - • Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Schissel left Saturday ,t6, igti efiSt to get their daughter,, Stle attd bring her 'horfte with them, They (it- tended -the graduation 6f Judy Kingston- fftrK- Presbyterian Seminary «1 -Princeton. New Jersey,, June 6. They'WIH also Visit Mr. Schissel's sister, Mr,-and Mrs. A, J. Hindry at-BeavefyPerinsyl- vania, Mr/and Mi's. Schlksel and Sue will 'be 1 'dding, some sight-seeing in the' Sm6kies\ iifi North Carolina' and'TertttV then they will return hohle. ' Mr. and Mrs. Willis Pingel of Ledyard were Sunday evening visitors at the home of their daughter and family, Mr, and Mrs. Roger Meyer. . ' Wednesday evening visitors at the Wm, Meyer home were Mrs. Charles Tutton antf v Charlene of Buffalo Center, l$rs, 'Pete.Bruer. Mr. and Mi*. Bernard Winter and family of Blite^Earth, Mr. and Mrs. Ray-Meyer of JUmore and Mr. and Mrs.?]Kenpeth 1 Aukes and family. Mohday i visitors at the Mever home -were'Mr. and Mrs. Walter Mey'tfr 'aria-JMr. and Mrs. Duane Meyer of Austin, Minn. ,' :1 y r j'j'f'-.-V^Xl^iri-^i ' Name Trouble Coaches'of one of Algona's little league .teams, the, Hawks in the International League (boys who Will be : .in .third and fourtli grades this fall), are having more than a. little .trouble due to the first name; of four 1 :of' their lads. The boys all answer to the name Steve, so it is necessary to, us« not only the first 'name^—but the last when yelling ,at "the players. The Steves are Armstrong, Jacobsen, Mueller and Schultz and the perplexed coaches are Wilbur Courtney and Robert Davis. 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