The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on May 17, 1938 · Page 1
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Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, May 17, 1938
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HISTORICAL DBPT. STATE OFFICERS .W1LLBEGUBTS ON SAFETY DAY Parade, Flag Raising on Program Thursday, May 26th A list of state officials who t»Hl attend the Kossuth Safety Day, Thursday, May Mth, Witt gfftwlng with every mall, according to O. 8. Relley, secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, and also the Kossuth Safety Council. On the list of acceptances to date Art Vic Stueland, safety director of the American t*gJon, Forest City; Harry Nestle, assistant chief of the highway patrol, Des Molnes; Matthew Thompson, Fort Dodge, eighth district chairman of State Safety Council; Phil Sprout, executive secretary. State Safety Council, Des Motnes; L. W. Wllkie, treasurer. State Safety Council. Des Moines; Earl Hall, managing editor, Globe-Gazette, Mason City, Iowa. Chief features of the Kossuth Safety Day will be a Safety First parade, and the raising of a Kossuth Safety Flag on the Algona Hotel, which will remain at full mast until such time as a fatality occurs in the county when it will be lowered to half ntut W. G. McCullough Is chairman of the parade committee, and asks that all business places so able, enter a unit in the parade. Ralph Miller is general chairman of the Safety Day program. Uneven Steal a Cedar Tree From Geo. Hackman Lot Irvington:' Mr. and Mrs. George Hackman are very indignant over the fact that some one entered their woodlot just north of their home on highway 169 and dug up a red cedar tree between four and five feet tall. This tree can easily be seen from the highway and It was because of its beauty that the Hack- mans desired to let the tree grow. Mr. and Mrs. Carl Brown, living directly across from this place noticed a car stop about dusk one evening and two men alighted from the car and went into the woods where the tree was growing. However, when they returned It was somewhat later and because of the darkness they could not distinguish what they were carrying. Needles* to say the Hackmans would be very glad for any clue that would lead to the guilty parties. Minister Says Unity Hope of America Rev E. W. Pfclffer, new Presbyterian minister, addressed the Rotary club, Monday noon at the Hot*] AiranB. sneaking on the »ub- Th« speaker outlined » four point program which he said was essential to the future welfare of the nation, and necessary to combat forces of disunity within our boundaries. President Scanlan appointed a committee consisting of W. A. Lorenz J. F*. Overmyer and Fred Kent to handle entry of a float for the club in the Safety Day parade to be held a week from Thursday, May 26th. Cowan Firm Buys Silver Gray Location H R. C'.-wan & Son, Algona con,tractors und builders, have purchased the property occupied at pres- tl -.t by the Silver Gray Cafe, subject to an O. K. on the abstract of the property, which has been owned by the Mitchell estate. Possession is set for June first. H R. Cowans said he had made no plans with regard to the build- Ing or the location, awaiting final word on the condition of the abstract Rumor of the impending deal has been frequent, but was verified by Mr. Cowan, Monday evening. Irvington Lady Has Freak Egg Irvington: Mrs. Peter Halsrud is dUplaying a freak egg f ce °£? in S to size. The egg is that of a White Leghorn and measures 8 by 9 inches. The shell U of regular consistency and by holding to a light It shows there is not a second egg inside as la the case in many instances of the larger type of eggs. Rising Elevator Moves The Rising Elevate will move the first of next week tn its new location on Phillips street botween McGregor and Fair Street. The new plant was just recently com-' pitted. Staley Committed Ellsworth Staley, 57, committed to the Cherokee hospital after a hearing before the insane commission last week, following charges that he had molested two small girls on the farm where he was employed, was taken to Cherokee last week by Sheriff Casey IHgotta Upper Established 1865 ALUONA, IOWA. TUESDAY. MAY 17. Kijrlit Popes VOL. :V7.—NO. 20 State Auditor Gives Nine Reasons for Algona Audit "Blue Ribbon" Bargains, 26th Says Completed Reports, Heady Soon, Will Tell Why Time Necessary MUST CHECK TO SEE LAW COMPLIED WITH State Auditor C. W. Storms made public today a nine-point statement in answer to criticism from Mayor C. F. Specht of Algona for the length of time state auditors put In on auditing the city books. Mr. Storms' reply on the criticism follows: We want to make several points clear: 1. The examiner is employed for his ability to perform a highly specialised service. He has had a great deal of training and practical experience and his opinion as to what auditing work must be done to adequately safeguard public monies must prevail over that expressed by the officials whose records and.accounts are being audited. 2. Our records Indicate no present or ultimate shortage of work for our present employees. Therefore, there can be no tendency to prolong work in a particular locality. Neither have we received any complaint to the effect that the examiners were not diligently nt work during regular hours. 3. This office does not ask or expect its auditors to drop their work on an audit before Its completion In order to satisfy the officials whose records are being audited, as the newspaper article in question asserts. Neither does it believe that it behooves public officials to enter such requests. If officials whose records are under audit would be permitted to control audit costs or audit work they would, in effect, be permitted to make the audit so ineffective as to be almost totally worthless. The supervisors happened to be in Algona the day before the examiners left simply because they wanted to review the situation before the examiners moved to another local- corn. ment. 4. A very apt discussion of the •character of the city's records, which will appear in the completed report, explains why a great deal of the time spent In auditing the records was necessary. 5. If repeated recommendations of previous auditors had been followed, most. If not all, of the increased audit cost complained of could have been averted. 6. The examiners' salaries cited In the newspaper article are Incorrect. 7. The audit covers a period of nearly two years (twenty-three months to be exact), rather than just one year. During that time, cash disbursements amounted to approximately $297,000.00 and additional amounts aggregating about $170.000.00 were transferred between funds. The audit covered, as only a part of its scope, operations of such major enterprises as the light, and power plant, the water plant, and the swimming pool. Studied in this light, the expenditure of approximately $500.00 per year to make available to the public, through the medium of a completely independent audit report, an account of the city's revenues and expenditures, does not seem to deserve i great deal of condemnation, even though, as previously stated, much' of the co^t could have been avert- eu had previous auditor's recommendations been followed. 8. The need for increasing auditing diligence is amply demonstrated by the discovery of at least sixteen major shortages in the 105 cities whose accounts are audited, nlnce the beginning of our administration. 9. The duties of the State Auditor are clearly described in the law. A complete examination of the accounts of each city is to be made under his supervision. Inquiry as to whether the laws are being complied with Is also mandatory. These examinations are being made as required by law. The state auditor added that relationships of his office and local officials have, on the whole, been very cordial, and that full cooperation has offered mutual advantages to the officers concerned, and have been a distinct protection to the public. The state's audit report of the City of Algona will be forthcoming in a short time, and Mr. Storms added that he hoped it would prove beneficial to all concerned. Algoita buftineea firm* »re making plans for a Blue Bib- boa Bargain Day, to be held ThundAv, May ZBth. fittHHTaUny ktoren will carry •peclally priced Item* in next w«efc'» Algona Upper Ucs Heine*, all to be priced at rout or below for the one day event only. Following th* agreed piactiee of local merchant*, the udver- ttied item* (or the one day are to be »oU at price* which uo •tore could afford tu offer ttu-iu on other biuine** day* and *tay .In biurtiMUMi WATCH ram BLUE BIB- BON BARGAIN DAY in next week'* paper. Kossuth Airmail Ready to Fly, Thurs. With more than 60 airmail letters already received at the postofflce, Monday evening, everything was In readiness for the first airmail pickup to be made in Kossuth county, May 19th. Thursday of this week. John Hauptman, Wesley aviator, will pick up airmail as follows: Leave Algona, 2 p. m.; leave Wesley, 2:26 p. m.; leave Port Dodge, 3:06 p. m. He will arrive in Des Moines at 3:45 p. Postmaster W. W. Sullivan said letters would be accepted at the Algona postoffice up until noon, Thursday. ' All local persons are urged to participate in this unusual event, which is commemorating National Air Mail week. Letters from Kossuth county mailed Thursday afternoon, will be on either coast the next morning in time for delivery. Postoffices throughout Kos- suth county are cooperating nicely with the Algona and Wesley postoffices, and have indicated that they will all have shipments of airmail at either Wesley or Algona for pickup by Hauptmann. At Des Moines letters will be handled and sorted for destination and trans-shipment, and dispatched on the first available planes. Practically all letters will be out of Des Moines the same evening. WESLEY P. T. A. ASKING COUNTY SCHOOL NURSE To Present Resolution to Supervisors; Officers for '38- '39 Elected Wesley: A resolution was passed by the Wesley Parents-Teachers Association at its meeting last Monday night, urging action for appointment of a county nurse under the federal government setup, in which the government pays half of the nurse's salary. The resolution was to be presented to the county board of supervisors for action. The resolution committee consisted of Mrs. .Leo Bleich, Mabel Kent and Supt. Rav- lln. The next meeting will be held In September. The Wesley organization has 82 members. Officers for the coming year were unanimously elected as follow: Mrs. L. L. Pfeger, president; Mrs. Vincent Doughan, vice president; Agnes Boycr, secretary; and Vee Mullln, treasurer. Thos. Forburger, treasurer, reported that the gross income for the year was $86.17 plus lunch for Monday night. Expenses for the year were $29.30. »' *'.iK* " 'l£l-• •-- I-.*^j£Xh Williams, Winners Of Golf Tourney Junior Long and Bob Williams, wtih 71's, annexed the Blind Bogey go!f tournament, Sunday, at the Country Club, Harold Lauber, pro, announces. Bob Spencer won a prhe for high on number three hole with an eight. while Mel Miner did likewise for a nine on number one. Jim Pool with 135 for high gross also won a prize. John Haggard shot a 33, the lowest score on the course so far this season. Bob Harrington had a 34 on Saturday, for another low week end score. Wives of the club members will asaemble at the course, Wednesday morning at 10:30 for another lesson under Mr. Lauber's direction. Mother Kittens Nurse Wolf Cubs Fair Skies, Warm Weather Return After disagreeable, wet weather for a week, fair skies and warm temperatures returned to Kossuth oxer the week end. The week's weatiier: High Low Rain May 0 62 37 May 20 69 43 May 11 59 42 May 12 61 34 May 13 65 38 .25 May 14 68 46 05 May 15 68 44 St. Joe Girl Mother of Twins in N. Dak. St. Joe: Relatives received word of the birth of twin boys born on Wednesday, May llth, to Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Dimmer of Castleton, N. D. Mrs. Dimmer will be better remembered as Eleanor Faber, a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Faber. Mrs. Sparks Hostess To Cresco M-D Club Mrs. D. D. Sparks was hostess to the Cresco Mothers and Daughters club, Wednesday. Mrs. O. 8. Moore reported on the County Federation meeting at Fenton, May 3rd. Mrs. Belle Moore gave a very interesting review of the book, 'East Wind, West Wind" by Mrs. Pearl; a solo, "On the Sunny Side of the Rockies" by Mrs. Gordon Wooster with Mrs. D. S. Wildin at the piano and the latter gave a piano solo. Guests were the Mesdames Mary Phillips Dunn of Laramie, Wyo., and Mis. John Ulfers. Algona, and Claire Robinson, Hobarton. The next meeting is scheduled for May 23rd at the home of Mrs. W. L. Martin in Algona. Plum Creek Club Honored Mothers Irvington: The Plum Creek Literary society held Its annual Moth ers' Day meeting last Wednesday with Mrs. Austin Gardner, which was also a guest day. Mrs. Maude Jergensen had charge of the program, which consisted of several Mothers' Day poems read between the luncheon courses. Little Jean Young, daughter of Mrs. Fern Yoxing, giwe a tap dance Mrs. George Johnson gave a talk on Mothers' Day, and Roland Bode and Mr. Kelley furnished several musical selections. Mrs. Woodward, president of the county federation of woman's clubs was also a guest and gave a short talk. Pictured above is Alice Luedtke of Lotts Creek neighborhood, holding two of the 11 wolf cubs recently dug out of a den in the neighborhood by her two brothers, Rupert and Reuben. They are the sons of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Luedtke. The boys brought the wolf cubs back to their home place, and in an effort to keep them afive placed them with two mother cats, who nursed step'mothers to the little-wolves. Several of the il have died, but the boys have high hopes of raising at least some of •them to full size, and placing them In their collection of animals which is one of the most unusual in this section of the state. The Luedtkes have several deer, some beautiful peacocks and other unusual specimens of animals and birds on their place, both live and stuffed. Jr. Legion League Opens Play, 27th The county junior American Legion baseball schedule has been announced as follows: May 27th—Bancroft at Wesley, Algona at Titonka. May 31—Wesley at Algona; Titonka at Bancroft, Juna 3—Algona at Bancroft; Wesley at Titonka. June 7—Bancroft at Titonka; Algona at Wesley. June 10—Titonka at Algona; Wesley at Bancroft. June 14—Bancroft at Algona; Titonka at Wesley. The county tournament will be j held at Bancroft, June 16th and 17th NEW LAW MAKES . FUND AVAILABLE TO CONSERVATION Pittman-iRobertJBon Act Would Provide Million; la. Share $60 $80,000 An item of particular interest to sportsmen and conservationists is the announcement that on Monday, May 9, the Agricultural Appropriation Bill which includes an item of one million dollars for putting into operation the Pittmnn- Robertson Act, passed the U. S. Senate unanimously. The bill now goes to joint conference and conservationists are hopeful of its enactment. The proposal Is to inaugurate the administration of the Pittman-Robertson Act on or about July 1, 1938. By way of explanation, the Pittman-Robertson Act enacted last year was a law sponsored by tho newly organized General Wildlife Federation. For many years there has been a federal tax on guns, ammunition and sporting equipment, which tax went into the general fund of the U. S. government. Conservationists took the view that this money should be particularly earmarked and used for con- th« use of this equipment. The law provides that the money received from this tax may be and will be allocated back to the states in a manner similar to the administration of the law with reference to the construction of highways. The distribution will be based up on territory and also upon the number of fishing and hunting licenses sold In the respective states. Of course the state will have to appropriate a certain per cont ns is done in the matter of highway construction and it Is estimated that the operation and administration of this law will bring Into the state of Iowa between sixty and eighty thousand dollars per year for the restoration and preservation of wildlife and for conservation purposes generally. This project Is the direct result of the work of the Wildlife Federation and reperesents its first major achievement. Incidentally, this is the first time that the federal government has ever assumed nn\ share of Its responsibility toward Etate conservation problems. Lusby Talks at Druggists' Meeting Eugene Murtagh, Emmet Beard. K. D. James and E. W. Lusby attended a district druggists' meeting at Spencer Thursday. Mr. LUT by was one of the speakers on the program with a talk on making ice cream in a drug store. Mrs. Paul Stahl Died at Lu Verne Funeral services for Mrs. Paul Stahl, 27, who passed away at Lu- Verne, last Thursday, were held at 10 a. m. Saturday at St. Benedict Mrs. Stahl was born October 7, 1910. Complete obituary details were not available at press time. Lakota Girl Wins Airmail Essay First Lakota: Phyllis Jacobsors, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Jacobson, two miles north of town, won first place in the Air Mail essay contest in Kossuth county. Phyllis is ;> 1938 high school graduate. Her late grandfather. Chris Jacobson was a pioneer of this vicinity. Bats in Kitchen; Cats in Radio Lu Verne: Bats in the kitchen, cats in the radio and hands that reached In and grabbed peon',. helped to make the senior class play, "Black Magic" one of tin? wierdest given here in some time. Howling Canyon in the Rocky Mountains was the setting. The parts were well played by 16 characters under the direction of Miss Lewis. Before the play Elinor Mae Woito played a group of piano solos and between acts, Walter Peterson played two saxophone solos and a quartet, composed of Maxine Smith, Gladys Alexander, Elean Wegner nad Bob Eggleston, sang three selections. SENIORS, LONE ROCK HONORED AT Marjorie, Marian Jensen Win Top Scholastic Class Honors Lone Rock: A large crowd attended the annual school day exercises and picnic, Friday at the local school. The seniors presented the follow- ng program in the morning: Sahi- atorian, Marian Jensen; class poem. William Knoll; class history. Russell Jensen; class prophecy. Jesse Blnnchard: class will, Marjorie Pettit; valedictorian address, Mnrjorle Jensen; class song, Clarence Kraft. Supt V. V. Frye gave the follow- ng awards: scholastic—Marjorie Jensen, valedictorian, average 96.; Marian Jensen, salutntorlnn. average, 95.579?'; typing speed test of SO words. Marjorie Jensen; baseball and basketball, Bernard Genrich. Jesse Blanchard, Merton Larson, Vernon Holliater, Jack Marln-.v, Wm. Knoll, Eugene Angus: other baseball letters to John Sprnnk, Donald Ackerman and Arnold Reilley; cheer lender, Jean Abends; basketball. Jean Arcnds. Marjorie Pettit, Marjorie Jensen. Clnra Bierlc, Doris Sanders, Violn Sprnnk. Mary Ann Flaig. Lucille Gcnrich. Dorothy Jensen, Doris Blnnchnrd and Ruby Kupck. Helen Sprnnk. first grade highest nvcrage, 07C! ; Shirley Cnlbertsoi), highest average for year. 9!>Cf; Ruth Ellen Householder, fourth grade, neither absent nor tardy; Joyce Marlow, third grade highest average for year, 93' i; Doris GroRS. highest average in fourth. 02.3; Phyllis Seegabnrth. high average In sixth. 93*^: Helen Jensen, high average in fiifth. 95<7 r ; Eldon Hurlburt, junior high, perfect attendance. After the noon picnic lunch, Lone Rock played Fcnton and won by a score of 13 to 2. Pricbc and Gcr- onsin were Frnton's batteries, and Hollistcr and Mnrlow tor Fcnton. P.N.SarchettsHold Open House; Wed 50 Years Ago May 1C Burt: Mr. and Mrs. P. N. Snrchett celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary butt week Tuesday by ~ Sarchett were married May 10 1888, by Rev. Padon, Burt pastor on the same farm that has been their home for the past in years Mrs. Snrchett was Minnie Schryver a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. I. G. Schryver. About a hundred cnllod to con- grntulnte them. Among the visitors \vcre Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Klstnn und Mrs. Mayme Hofius. Gllmorc City, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Ames, Onkes. N. D. came to help them celebrate and spend a couple of weeks here. Mr. anil Mrn. Siirchc'.t have five children, Roy A., Algona, Jessie, Robert, and Mrs. O. Roni- stad, near Burt, and Verne of Lflr- amie, Wyo. 7 Schools Place Stars on All - Kossuth Ball Team $7.00-7.25 7.25-7.40 7.60 7.70 7.60 7.45 7.30 7.15 7.00 Best light butch., 140-160 Best light butch., 160-180 Best light butch.. 180-220 Best light butch.. 220-250 Med. heavy, 250-270 Med. heavy. 270-290 Med. heavy. 290-325 Butchers. 325-350 Butchers, 350-400 'acklng sows. 275-350 ticking sows. 350-400 'acklng sows, 400-500 CATTLE 'nnners and cutters Veal calves Stock steers at yearlings 'at steers ................ Bulls 'at cows GRAIN o. 2 mixed corn Io. 2 white corn Mo. 2 yellow corn No. 3 while oats Barley, No. 3 EGGS tfennerys No. 1 No. 2 Cash crenm — No. 1 No. 2 Sweet POULTRY Hens, over 5 Ibs Hrns, 4 to 5 Ibs Hpns. under 4 Ibs. >eghorn hens Cocks, ''iidor 4'i . .. 'ocks, over 4''j Geese, live Ducks, live Markets subject to chnngo by the time of publication. 6.75 8.85 8.50 $2.75-3.76 5.00-7.50 6.00-7.00 6.50-7.50 .. 7.00-8.00 4.50-5.50 4.00-5.00 $.45'i> .46 46 22 38 I3c I*' 1 26c 24c 27c 14i- 14c lie lie 6c Sc 6c 80 Burt, Wesley Nines Lose District Games Burt: The high school baseball team went to Webster City Thursday, where they played Corwitn in a district tournament winning by a scor° of 14 to 9. Friday, they played Dows, who defeated them 6 to 3. Wesley high was defeated in its first round game. Olivia Kressin of LotU Creek Weds Lone Rook: Olivia Kressin, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Kressin, Lotts Greek, announces her marriage to Man ford Ptlerstn, Swea City, which took place Aug. 21, 1937, at Parker, S. D., at the Emanuel Lutheran church. Thev will be at home July 1 at Sw..a City. Peat Moss Saves 500 Baby Chicks Irvington: Mrs. Walter Barr re- . ! cently lost about 150 baby chicks j ; when her brooder house caught on lire, burning a place in the floor and allowing the brooder stove to drop through to the ground. Hue to the fact thai peat moss was u=td as a floor covering and fell ; through onto the (ire. the remainder of tho five hundred chicks were j suvtd as Mrs. Barr discovered the I fire before it had made much bead- } I \va.v. The lire originated from a j I fuulty pipe carrying the oil from ; ' tht tank to the stove. j Academy Graduation Exercises on Sunday Both the Algona high school and St. Cecelia's Academy will enter the final week of senior activities today. At the high school, field day for the senior class will be on Friday May 20th. A manual training exhibit and style show will also be held. The baccalaureate strmon wiM be next Sunday. May 22nd. At St. Cecelia's Academy, graduation exercises will take place next Sunday, May 22nd. Kirsch Plant Damaged Tfc.e entire front ot Tony KirsUi': dry cleaning plant at Fort Dodge was blown out. laj,t Wednesday morning. Spontaneous combustion caused the explosion. Nobody >wul> injured. The damage took three days to repair. Over 400 Kossuth Farmers Ask R. E. A. Over 400 applications for membership in the Kossuth Rural Electrification extension from Humboldt county were reported last Saturday, the last day for applications to be received, according to the county agent's office here. The total means that an F5RA line into Knssuth is practically assured, but its loraUnn will next have to be determined by plotting the density of applications on a county map, which will probably he dune this week. The application to Washington, D. C. must he in by June iirst. Brings Son's Ashes Home from Calif. Mrs. J. R. Blossom came Wednesday from Long Beach, Calif., and is visiting at the home of her son. R. S. Blossom. She brought back the ashes of Donald Blossom, brother of R. S., who died last December in C:«,Mfornia. Committal services were held Sunday afternoon at Burt with the Legion in charge, and Rev. Doms officiating. Donald is survived by his wife and five year old daughter. Becker To Rebuild Wesley Structure Wesley: Henry Becker of Algonu, whose building was destroyed by (ire last January, plans to erect a one btory structure over ihe hutment of the former lot in the near future. It will be furnished for a modern restaurant uusines with living quarters in the rear. The building will be heattci by a furnace. L-Creek, Bancroft, Wesley, Titonka in Opening Victories Lotta Creek. Bnnrroft, Wesley, nnd Tltonkn won their opening round gnmen of the North Kossuth baseball league. Sunday. Games summaries and scores, follow: Team n H K Whittemore 2 4 5 Lotts Creek n 6 1 Batteries for Lotts Creek, Leudt ke and Wichtendahl; Whlttemore— Keene, Qulnn nnd Leek. Frank Dryer hit one of the longest homers seen on the Lotts Creek diamond Nobotewwon at the time. Hutch '5luw)ii<il!Wt;0$wi witeo * ttit two nlur Team R H K Bancroft 0 n Ringsted 0 fl 3 Batteries for Bancroft. Deltering and Weln: Rlngstril—Johnson, Pat tcrson, Krausc nnd Flaming. Team n H 13 Wesley 13 16 1 Hurt 0 10 7 Butteries for Wesley, F,rdmm>. Froehlich nnd Froehlich; Rurt McDonald. Cortes, Bierstrdt, Coffin and Sigsbcr. Team R H K Swea City 3 8 S Titonka 483 Batteries for Swea City -Richardson and F. Hnnifan; Titonka - Boekelmnn and Bait. Rippentrop and Boekelman were the heavy stickers for Tltonka, while Whitman cracked out two safeties for Sweii City, hut nad a bad day it third base, with five errors. Games scheduled for Sunday, May 22nd, follow: Burt at Bancroft: Ringsted n' Whittemore: Lotts Creek at Swea City; and Titonka at Wesley. Burt Wins County Title Prom Wesley, Monday, By 4 to 1 (By Kd ThaveiO Editor's Note—Mr. Thaves of Burt is perhaps as close a follower of junior league and high school baseball as there Is In the county. His 1938 high school all-star team selection follows: Player School Position Rippentrop Titonka Third bane Kriimm Swest City Shorntop Studrr Wefttey Sec. BM« Prlrhr Fenton Right field Welskc Burt First traso Ilansen Tltonkn Catcher Bottom Wraley Loft field Griffith Swe* City Center fleld Riddle Burt Pitcher Godfredson Bancroft Pitcher Marlow Lone Rock Pitcher This year's nil-county high school baseball team Is picked not only as nn All-Star team, but the best hitting team from top to bottom since selection of an all-county team began. Rippentrop of Titonka again leads off as third baseman, fast on banes, and undoubtedly the finest throw- In K arm In the county high school circles. Melvln Krumm of Swea City for the third yca.r Is the outstanding shortstop, and one of the fastest and most dangerous men on bases ever developed In high school circles. Studcr nt Second Stiulcr of Wesley Is an infielder, placed nt second base because of lis steady play and hitting ability. Pricbe of Fenton plnys right field. Flcrc is n boy that can really hit hem for distance, with any kind of opposing pitching. Welskc of Burt is a natural first bnscmnn, and has probably clouted more home runs than any other county player. He is n splendid typo of ball player. Hanscn of Titonka Is n star of last year's Legion team, and a catcher with an accurate throw and n hard hitter as well. Picks Three Pitcher* Bottom of Wesley is a wonderful infielder and also a long distance hitter. He would fit into left fleld in an excellent manner on any high school team. Griffith of Swea City fllls nl at center fleld. He is a fine ball hawk and always a tough boy at the plate. For tournament play we woulcj •elect three pitcher*, RJddle of Burt, star of last year's Legion team, Godfredson of Bancroft, and Marlow of Lone Rock. Humphrey Bungalow Started Last Week Work on the Campbell Humphrey's New England bungalow vai started la.-t week with the leveling of the lot which is located at the end of North Jones street on Park Avenue. <!eorgi' L. Miller has tin- contract for the house, which will have six rooms and bath. Mrs. Humphrey is the daiinhtci- of Mr. anil Mrs. diaries Taylor She anil her husband moved to Al- Konu a few weeks ago, and Mi- Humphrey who was formerly with the Quaker Oats Co., is now wiih the Algona Ice Cream & Candy Factory. Erpelding- Wagner Wedding This June St. Joe: Bunns of marriage wert published for the first time Sunday In St. Joseph's church for Adeline Erpelding. daughter of Peter Erpelding and Nicholas Wagner, son of Mrs. Lucy Wagner. The wedding will take place June 1st in St. Joseph's Catholic church. Wesley Catholic Choir Entertained Wesley. The choir of the Cathuli? church wa.-, entertained Thursday night. May oth ut the I. A. Eistn- bacher home in honor of Father Linus Eiseiibachfr. The evening was '-pciii pi.tying buiuo \vitii high prize going lu Ben Studer- Luncheon wa.s t-trvtd at tht close of tho tv..'- 5 Year Sentence Reuben Krucger, Burt, recently! arrer-tcd on a charge of larceny ut ' domestic lowl. was sentenced lu live | years at the Anumosu reformatory ! by Judge George A. Hcald in court: litre. Saturday, Plan Big Corn Crib In Sherman Twp, WesK-y: The Farmers Lumber office has sold material to .Iiiliu- Kunz for a large corn crib t« b. built on section one in Shinna:. township. Alfred iuinbf manager .said Tue.-day. The Floni crew are tn do the building it wa- also learned. Putting New Front On Store at St. Joe .St Joe: William H iJevine is nn- proving hi.- store with a itev.' front Four feel have been lal.eii Mr' lite building to give more room for .1 double drive I't Ills yus )uimp. Ueo. Leiiertz and hi- carpenter crew cf l.iveriiiure ;tie doing the work. Fined $5, Costs Harold Kedeni.-ke, Algona. wis lined >5 .iiul .u.-t.s by Mayci' (' F Hpecbt, Monday inoriullg'. oil u tiiuige of drunkenness. IlfRT WINS roi'NTY HASEHAf.I. TITI.K By defeating Wesley, 4 to 1. Burt 'ligh school won the county clvim- pionshlp, Monday afternoon, on the Algonu diamond. Riddle and Wels- kc were the butteries for Burt, with Riddle allowing only ono hit, that n tho final inning, when Bottom of Wesley connected for a safe blngle. Hits for Burt were made by Vol- cntlno. Weiske, Riddle, Long, Dugan and Woltz (2). Riddle struck out eight men, and Bottom and Lloyd of Wesley struck out eight. Wingert was behind the plate for Wesley. Wesley Hi Junior- Senior Banquet at Algona, Last Week Wesley: The anual junior-senior banmitt nf the Wesley high school was held Wednesday May 4, at the Hotel Algonu. Using the senior motto, "Tonight we launch, but where shall we anchor?" and the class colors, blue ami silver as the keynote, the menu, program and decorations were carried out in a nautical whemo. _\VH)i Wesley's witty Charlies Kraus as toastmaster, the following program was, carried out to perfection: Ship Ahoy. Welcome, June <Adel Kunz; Anchor A weigh, poem, Duane Sherman; Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life, hong, Miss Stage and Mr. Baddeley; Breakers Ahead, prophesy, Ethel Flom and Irene Johnson; At the Cross Roads, poem, Lavon Gerdes: All Hands on Deck, will, Jtrry Aldrich; Ship's Log, history, Dorothy Youngworth: Aye, Aye, Sir! response, Duane Sherman. Wesley Firemen To Short Course Wesley: Wesley firemen met on Tuesday (veiling and made plans to send a group of men to Ames on May 26 for a >hort course in fire- lighting. Thvy also voted to buy .some new Two Licenses To Wed Are Issued Wedding licenses ".sere issued to two couple.- i:i the past few days. ut the cleric of court's office here Tlity were to l>uvid Swcdberjr, Furibault. Minn., and Frieda Toen- yes. Crystal Lake. Minn.. May 14th. Paul Keeker. Fairfield. Iowa, and! Margaret Malloy. Alguna, May 13th Collision at Bridge Collision between cars driven by Marie Lane and Kay Cook, both of Alyuna. wa.-> lej.uitcd tu tht" sheriff's ottue. Tile act uu iu occurred Sunday morning .it the bridjjo on old i highway is. ,,n the Whittemore . road, at the west edge of the city, j Wesley Coaen Resigns | Wesley: Coach Wesley Baddeley i ha^ accepted a contract to leach in the Gilbert consolidated school

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