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Pork Grading Rules Changed EFFECTIVE JULY 5th WHICH MEANS THAT RAISERS OF MEAT-TYPE HOGS WILL COME UNDER THE "U. S. NO. 1" GRADE IN MOST INSTANCES YOUR STAKE IN PRODUCING BETTER PORK AT GREATER PROFIT WILL BE IMPROVED IF YOU 1-RAISE MEAT-TYPE HOGS 2-MARKET YOUR HOGS THROUGH WESTERN BUYERS Where Over 200 Processing Outlets Insure Best Market Revised United States grades for slaughter hogs and carcasses going into effect July 5 make two changes from the previously proposed grades, E. L. Quaife, Iowa State College extension swine specialist, said Tuesday. First, Quaife pointed out, the term "choice" has been dropped from the description of all grades. Second, the maximum back-fai thickness permitted has been reduced by two-tenihs of an inch on all grades except the medium. The medium is reduced by one-tenth of an inch. The five revised grades: U. S. No. 1 — Slaughter hogs with near minimum finish required to produce high quality pork cuts. Carcasses usually yield more than half their weight in the lean cuts of hams, loins, picnics and Boston butts. U. S. No. 2 — Slaughter hogs slightly falter. Carcasses normally yield 47 to 50 per cent of their weight in the four trimmed lean cuts. U. S. No. 3 — Slaughter hogs thai are overfal. Yields of the four lean cuts are usually less than 47 per cent of carcass weight. Medium — Hogs which are slightly underfinished. Yields of lean cuts are relatively high, but total ration of lean and fat to bone is slightly low. Cull — Hogs which are decidedly underfinished and produce cuts inferior in quality. At left—U. S. Number 1 (Meal-Type Hog); second, U. S. No. 2; third, U. S, No. 3; fourth. Medium; fifth. Cull. (Grades effective July 5, 1955) PREMIUM PRICES on MEAT-TYPE HOGS EVERY FRIDAY at WESTERN BUYERS! WESTERN BUYERS MEAT TYPE FRIDAY IS M-DAY PREMIUM PRICES SEE US FIRST GIVE US A CALL AT 107 We'll come to your farm and tell you your amount of premium—to be delivered to us on Friday. We sell to over 200 hog Processors in the U. S. A. and can offer you the best market because of that fact. FOR PREMIUM PRICES ON YOUR HOGS PHONE 107-NOW PHONE 107 PREMIUM PRICES ALGONA ALGONA, IOWA, THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 1955 VOL. 92 - NO. 26 Legion Nine Wins, 9 to 4 2 Teams Still Tied For Top Of Kossuth Loop Lone Rock and Bancroft remain locked up in a tie in their duel for first place in the Kossuth County Baseball League, following wins by both clubs Sunday Lone Rock belted Rodman, 14-4. at Lone Rock, while Bancroft edged the Algona KCs, 11-10, at Bancroft. Whiltemore thumped Livermore. 19-4, in the only other game reported. No league games are on tap this Sunday, but activity will get underway again July 10. The KCs were in the game right Up to the last irame at Bancroft Sunday, but the home team came up with two runs in the final half of the ninth to eke out an 11-10 win over the upset-minded KCs. Algona scored once in the top of the first, but Bancroft came up with a pair in their half of the same fiame and five more in the -bottom of the second to make it 7-1. The KCs cut the margin to 7-2 with a singleton in the top of the fourth, but Bancroft came up with a counter in the last of the sixth to run the count to 8-2. KC hitters found the range in the top of the seventh. Hits by Dan-ell Downs. Loren Nelson. Bob Diekman. Jack Lichter and Dan-ell Leeper and a pair of blows by John Diekman sent in seven runs that gave the locals a 9-8 bulge. Bancroft tied it at 9-9 in the last of the eighth, but John Diekman came through for the third .straight time, knocking in the run that put Algona ahead. 10-9, in the visitors' half of the ninth. Two walks and base hits, by Lickliter. Kinsey and Johnson sent home the winning runs. ' Howard Butt hurled the first five frames for the losers and Leeper finished up. taking the loss. Jiggs Rahe started, and Tom Lickliter finished for the winners, with LickliUT getting the win. Bancroft got !3 hits, and the KCs 12. with John Diekman of the locals and Hatten of Bancroft getting three apiece. KOSSUTH COUNTY PORTS Trained Hippo Coming Here New Sales Tax Setup Outlined i Kossuth county business firms !—like those in the ivst of Iowa— \ will start collection nf the in- i creased state sales tax of 2'^ percent. July 1. The new tax. a '•; percent increase in the present tax, wii! be collected in this way, according to official word from the Sute Tax Commission: On purchases up to 12 cents— no lax. 13 to 49 cents—1 cent tax. 50 cents to 99 cents— 2 cents. 51 to SI.39 — 3 cents. SI.-40 to SI.75 — 4 cents. Si.75 to $2.19 — 5 cents. An additional 1-cent tax for each 40 cents of increased purchase applies thereafter. Agreement on the tax schedule was reached in a meeting between the tax commission and a committee of Associated Retailers Locals Run Mark To 8-5 For Season Above: "Miss Oklahoma" and Capt. John Narfski, of the Al G. Kelly-Miller Bros. Circus. Zoo and animal authorities all over the world agree that Miss Oklahoma's unique exhibition of intelligence is the most unusual of all animal presentations. Undoubtedly! this hippo is the very first to be presented in a circus arena without a leash harness, or other means of restraint. The KeUy-Miller Circus is scheduled for a matinee and ni°ht performance in Algona Dn Wednesdav. July 6th at the KossUth fairgrounds. Rueb Takes Algona Open Tournament Frank Rueb. Algona golfer, made history Sun. when he won the fifth annual Algona Amateur Golf Tournament, thus becoming the first Algonan to turn the trick. His 110 total, low for a field of 16 entered in the championship tligh't, ended the two-year reign of pipe-smoking Fred Gor- Belmond, who finished in don the runner-up total. with Rueb shot a par 30 on his final nine holes to take the crown. After 18 holes of play, he was tied with Gordon with a 74 total, two over par. Gordon came in with a 38 on hi? final round, pur- ting him four over par for 27 holes. Don Eyirann. Forest City, tal- i lied 112.'his brother John, "a 113, j and Frank Hart of Spencer also ' racked up a 113. Flight winners were Gene Vonderha'ar. Humboldt, Lyle McConaughy. Clarion, Don Canning. Algona. and George Wright, Clarion. The two-day meet featured a dinner and entertainment Saturday evening. Algnna's Junior Legion nine ran its season record to 8-5 with a come-from-behind. 9-4 win over Graettinger at the fairgrounds Tuesday afternoon. Th" win gave the team a split of two games played this week. The locals counted once on n walk and a hit in the bottom of the first, after Graettinger took a two-run lead in the top half. A hit, followed by a home run by Bonstend gave Graettingor its lead. Algonn chalked up two counters in the home half of the third to go in front. Walks to Don Baker and Doug Meyer, a hit b Ken Stripling and an error chnsed the runs in. Graettinger took the lead with a pair of tallies in the top of the sixth. Two hits, a walk and a sacrifice did the job. Coach Everett Barr's crew wrapped it up with six runs in the home half of the sixth. Hits by Larry Christensen, Tom Kinsey. Stripling and Joe Henderson, coupled with three walks and an error, gave Algona the bulge it needed. Henderson went all the way for Algona, chalking up his third win. He allowed six hits, walked three and struck out seven. Burg hurled for the losers, giving up seven hits, nine walks, while striking out nine. Kinsey and Stripling each got two hits for Algona, and Bonstead got two for Graettinger. Box score: Algona (9) AB R H Baker, ss. 1 3 0 Kinsey, 2b. 3 1 2 Meyer, c. 2 2 1 Stripling, cf. 4 1 2 Slobe. Ib. 3 0 0 Henderson, p. 3 0 1 Christensen, rf. 3 1 1 D. Kueck. rf. 1 0 0 L. Kueck. If. 2 1 0 Peglow, 3b. 2 0 0 24 * 9 Collegians And Egg Heads Win The Collegians held on to the top spot in the Algona recreation softball league with a tough, 127, win over the previously undefeated Independents at the Athletic Park Tuesday night. The Egg Heads pasted the Post Office nine. 19-11, in the nightcap. The Indies counted five runs in the first frame but couldn't hold the lead, as the • fast-moving Collegians came back to score in every inning but one to take the game. Tonv Guzowski was thu I vinnmg pitcher. Norm Gade tne isur. The Collegians got only ;x hits, the losers got three. The E.gg Heads counted nine iig runs during a third inning >utburst to dunk the Post Office. iaase was the winning pitcher, Stan Black the loser. Haase and ick Duttnn of the Post Office nm hit homers. The winners >t 21 blows, the losers 14. Standings W legiiins 3 ilp.ck-pendi.-nts 2 1 .National Guard 1 • Post Office - --. 1 : K^ Heads 1 Bulkio/c-rs 0 It was announced by league : -iin-ctor Dick Godfredsen Wed- iv .-day morning that the big . ivc!>izi'd Chicago ball will be ii-rd in the games next week. i Co HANDS Traditional styling and fine craftsmanship by Orange Blossom at prices you'll appreciate, Recognized everywhere for exceptional quality and value. INTERLOCKING for finer display ou your finger. KMTUMU JfiKLD ^WVI^4^3!9P1F^^^V AMCPKSMM $450,000 School Vote In Sentral Area On July 18 Fenton—Voters in the Sentral community school district (Seneca, Fenlon. and Lone Rock) will go to the polls Monday. July 18, on the question of a 5450,000 bond issue for a new high school. If approved the new school will be built on 10 acres of land, centrally located between the three towns. All three towns now have high schools. If the plan goes through, each town will operate its own grade school, with high school students being transported to the new building. The three communities approved consolidation about 1 1 2 years ago. However when the $450.000 bond proposal was first presented last March, it failed to carry as it had only a 57% majority— lacking three per cent of the necessary 60%. Polls for the election July 18 will be open from 12 Garner knocked the locals out of the four-county play-off at Bancroft, 11-2, Monday night, and inflicted the first defeat in eight games at the same time. Algona scored its two runs in the top of the second frame on a walk, hit batsman and singles by Harvey Peglow and Don Baker, while Garner got one in the home half of the first, two in the fourth and eight during a big sixth inning blast. Al Grill, Larry Christensen and Dave Kohl worked on the hill for Algona, with Grill taking the loss, his first after three wins. Blank went all the way for Garner. Don Baker got two of Algona's six hits, raising his batting average for the season to .344. BANCROFT LIONS IOWA STATE LEAGUE Games This Week AT HOME JUIY3 MASON CITY JUIY4 fSTHEiVlllf Knights Drop Opener, Hire New Coach Long doubles, the only extra base hits of the game, by Al Grill and Pat Duffy, weren't enough, as St. Edmond High School measured the St. Cecelia's Blue Knights, 9-6, at Fort Dodge Sunday. St. Cecelia's school officials announced the appointment of Don Smith, Jr. as baseball coach for the summer season, and he look over the reins at practice Monday evening. The team is entered in the summer sectional at Bancroft, and will play its first tourney game Friday night. July 8. Other games may be booked with neighboring teams, and a call has gone out for all eligible players to join the squad. The St. Edmond nine, composed of members of the Corpus Christi and Sacred Heart teams, I'ame up with live runs in the bottom of the first inning Sunday and was never headed. Another run in the third and three more in the last of the fifth stitched the win. The Knights came up with two in the first and one each in the third, fourth, sixth and seventh, but couldn't overtake the winners. Cecil Schilmoeller hurled for St. Cecelia's, giving up 11 hits. while his mates got five from the offerings of Ted Cook, who was the top hitter in the contest with three bingles. o'clock noon to 7 p.m. at th* r«44»«vc« on tb« iann by C*rl P by W*y4 in Ffnton tawwhip. IB wrestling, » dog-f»il oecvr* when both eo«ab*t»nl9 touch th* ground together.