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Larry Paulson, Bancroft Golf Club's New Champ BANCROFT - The North Kossuth Golf Course held it's annual men's club tournament on Sunday , June 26, with 71 club members participating. The men were divided into 6 flights, and trophys were awarded to the winner and runner-up in each flight. The winners were as follows; Championship Flight - Winner: Larry Paulson, Fenton' 1st runner-up: Lamont Jansen, Bancroft; 2nd runner-up: Glen Waidon, Bancroft. 1st Flight - Winner: Floyd Sill; 1st runner-up: Don (R. J. ) Welp, Bancroft. 2nd night - Winner: Bob Radigan, Bancroft; 1st runner- up Rich Foster, Swea City. 3rd Flight - Winner: Bob Devine, Algona; 1st runner-up Bill Champion, Swea City. 4th Flight - Winner: Mike Marlow, Bancroft; 1st runner-up Ed Schiltz, Bancroft. 5th Flight - Winner: Jim Vaske, Bancroft; 1st runner-up: Ray Williamson, Bancroft. 6th Flight - Winner: Frank Krall , Ledyard ; 1st runner-up Francis Schiltz, Bancroft. In the championship flight, Larry Paulson and Lamont Jansen were tied with 117 at the end of 27 holes, and were forced to play a sudden-death match to determine the winner. They tied the first hole, and then Mr. Paulson went into the lead by 1 stroke thereby making him club champion for the second straight year. Lunch was served throughout the day by the golf club ladies. Little League Job Is Daffy, But It's Fun! With the Little League season underway here (and girls' Softball, too), the following explanation for a manager's wife, printed in the Ornaha Sunday World-Herald May 8, and written by Fred Thomas seems to hit the nail right on the head. It was given to us by Mrs Earl Lierley, Algona, and we are printing it in full here: They're daffy. No other explanation fits. Who? The men who forsake the hammock or golf course for such "iun" as: - Hitting baseballs as a blazing sun sizzles on a balding head. - Telling a proud mother the truth about the physical prowess of her son. - Painting old baseballs with white shoe polish to brighten them up. - Explaining to a youngster that you have 15 baseball uniforms and he is No. 16. - Conning a parent into making bases, selling raffle tickets, working on the ball diamond. - Bracing for the 15 rapid- fire telephone calls which come every time rain clouds appear, all asking: "We gonna play today?" - Giving up dinner to fix a faulty shin guard, picking up boys who live 36 blocks apart and handling the other details which go with the title of "Little League manager." In the big leagues a manager earns 40 to 80 thousand dollars a year and gets an annual trip to Florida. In the Little League, he gets a free cap, torn trousers and the chance for a weekly trip to help mow a ball diamond (with his own mower and gas, of course). Who is daffy enough to spend the spring and summer this way? I am. I still don't know how it happened. I just went over last spring to register our oldest boy in the league. A gentle man "asked disarmingly, "May we call on y,ou for a little help sometime?" I blushingly admitted having played, two years of college baseball and, once lashing a single to open a teenage all-star game in the Detroit Tigers' Briggs Stadium. Two days after that modest boast, a letter arrived. It said: "You are now manager of the Wilson team, Keystone Little League." I protested. The gentle man just smiled disarmingly and said: "You'll get plenty of help from your team's smart dads." He was partly right. The dads were smart - smart enough not to get involved. The only parent who had managed a team was a mother. She knew baseball, too. Her boy became our ace pitcher-catcher-home run hitter. We got through last season without an ulcer. It's a wonder. Have you ever; - See a 4-to-O lead vanish in the last inning as the foe puts together three walks, three errors, a hit batsman and one hit for five runs? - Delayed your family's vaction until the season ends, only to find three star players leaving on vacation just before the "big game?" - Been hit, on the same day, in the head with a bat, knee with a line drive and between the eyes with an umpire's faulty ruling? Our 1966 season starts soon and I have a problem. How do I explain to my wife that I enjoy it? NEED OFFICE SUPPLIES? We have'them. Upper Des Moines Pub. Co., Algona. 22 Records Are Set In Annual County Swim Twenty-two records were set and another tied during the annual Kossuth Swimming Meet at the Algona swimming pool Thursday night, June 30. Here are the results: Girls 11-13 free style - S. Walker, :15.7 (record) Girls 14-16 free style - S. Bullock, :16.9 Boys 11-13 back stroke - J. Sjogren, :19.6 Open 10 and under free style - S. Lynch, :16.7 (record) Boys 10 and under free style - S. Lynch, :39.4 (record) Girls 11-13 back stroke - N. Limbaugh, :19.5 (record) Boys 10 and under back stroke - R. Nielsen, :20 (record) Boys 11-13 free style - 3. Sjogren, :14.8 (tied record) Innertube - C. Cassel, :23.3 (record) Girls 14-16 breast stroke M. McDonnell, :23.5 Boys 14-16 free style - G. Nelson, : 29.3 Boys 10 and under breast stroke - R. Nielsen, :24.2 (record) Boys 17 and up free style D. Barr, :27.1 (recordO Girls 11-13 free style - S. Walker, :37.8 (record) Boys 11-13 free style - B. Murphy, :37.3 (record) Breast stroke, 17 and over - J. Johnson, ;38.1 (record) Girls 14 and under relay N. Limbaugh, A. Taylor, D. Utt, C. Bird, 1:10.5 (record) Girls 15 and over relay - P. Gregson, L Lovstad, R. Bullock, S. Bullock, 1:08.5 (record) Boys 14 and under relay R. Nielsen, Lynch Sjogren, Sloniker, ;58.6 (record) Girls 14 and under medley N. Limbaugh, S. Walker, C. Bird, A. Taylor (record) Boys 14 and under medley Nielsen, P. Martin, S. Lynch, B. Chrischilles, 1:25. Boys 15 and over medley Lifeguards, :58.2 (record) Boys 11-13 back stoke - J. Sjogren, :18.9 Boys 17 and over free style - J. Schutter, :56 (record) Open 10 and under side stroke - C. Chrischilles, :30.3 Boys 17 and up back stroke D. Barr, :36.1 (record) Boys 14-16 breast stroke - G. Nelson, :17.4 Girls 14-16 backstroke - P. Gregson, :21 Girls 17 and up free style R. Bullock, :16.6 (record) Boys 11-13 breast stroke - M. Cooper, :24.3 Boys 14-16 free style - J. Clapsaddle, :13 (record) Diving, girls 14 and under - M. Gengler Diving, boys 14 and under - J. Dogotch Diving, boys 15 and up - Clark Diving, boys - Merryman Girls 11-13 breast stroke - S. Walker, :21.7 (record) Boys 14-16 back stroke - G. Nelson, :17.2 (record) Hit By Bat Liz, 10, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nels Anderson, Algona, was accidentally hit on the forehead during the Bears-Hawks girls' Softball game here Thursday night and the wound required four stitches by a local doctor to close. LITTLE LEAGUES Car Narrowly Misses River Thursday, July 7, 19A6 Alaona, (la.) Upper Des Moines—9 Pee Wee League Mets -10, Athletics 32 Colts 21, Red Sox 12 American League Orioles 20, Yankee?; 13 Tigers 3, White Sox 1 Twins 13, Indians 8 National League Cards 9, Braves 3 Dodgers 12, Pirates 3 Cards 9, Reds 3 Senior League Astros 6, Giants 5 Senators 17, Whittermre 3 Giants 10, Astros 7 MEN'S SOFTBALL Burt 10, Collegians 2 GIRLS' SOFTBALL Novice League Redbirds 9, Canaries 7 Orioles 14, Robins 4 Canaries G, Jays 3 Junior League Gophers 9, Bears 3 Colts 7, Lions 6 Hawks 29, Bears 4 Senior League Rockets 8, Bombers 3 Missiles 16, Astronauts 13 Bombers 9, Jets 2 STANDINGS Pee Wee League W L Colts 3 0 Red Sox 2 1 Mets 1 2 Athletics 0 3 American League W L Tigers 3 0 Angels 2 0 Orioles 2 1 Indians 1 2 Twins 1 2 Yankees 1 2 White Sox 0 3 National League W L Dodgers 3 1 Braves 2 2 Cards 2 2 Pirates 2 2 Phillies 1 1 Reds 1 3 Senior, League W L Giants 3 1 Senators 3 1 Cubs 2 1 Astros 2 3 Whittemore 0 4 Novice League W L Canaries 4 1 Redbirds 3 1 Orioles 1 2 Robins 1 3 Jays 1 3 Junior League W L Colts 3 1 Hawks 3 1 Lions 2 2 Gophers 1 2 Bears 1 4 Senior League W L Rockets ". 0 Missiles 2 1 Bombers 3 3 Astros 1 3 Jets 1 3 Make-up games are to be played from now until action gets underway in Little League and Girls' Softball League play again July 11. Men's Softball League action continued this week. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR BOBCAT THANKS Mr. Don Smith The Upper Des Moines Algona, Iowa Dear Mr. Smith: The Marshalltown Bobcat Baseball Team and Coaches would like to express their appreciation for the splendid hospitality shown them during their recent weekend stay in Algona, Our thanks to the Administration, Athletic Directors and Coaches of Algona High andGar- rigan High for their cooperation with us in arranging for the competition and trip -- and a special thanks to the mothers who provided the pot luck supper between games and the parents and boys svlio kept our players as overnight guests. Sincerely, Coaches Leon Vann and George Funk & Members of the Bobcat Team. A CLASSIFIED AD WILL GET FAST RESULTS Play One Game One game in the Garrigan Grade School Baseball Tournament was played before rain moved in Tuesday and washed out the other two on the slate. St. Joe downed Wesley, 8-5, to advance to the semi-finals. Humboldt was to meet the Algona Braves and Whittemore vs. the Algona Twins in make-up games Wednesday, with winners also to advance. The semi-finals will be played Friday, with the finals slated Tuesday, July 12, at 8 p.m. at Garrigan Field. Signs With 49ers Lyle Loebach, former star athlete at Garrigan High School and more recently football standout and basketball player at Simpson College, reportedly signed a 1966 contract with the San Francisco 49ers in 'the National Football League. Terms of the contract are not known, but he will report later for training with the club. He is from Whittemore. Install C.D.A. Officers At Wesley Meeting WESLEY - Mary Brady of Belmond conducted officer installation ceremonies of the local C. D. A,'s Tuesday evening. She was assisted by Rita Youngwirth and installed Margaret Root, grand regent; Stacia Richtsmeier, vice grand regent; Marian Youngwirth, prophetess;Mildred Studer, financial secretary; Mary Rockwood, historian; Marie Doughan, treasurer; Janet Cink, monitor; Helen Plathe, sentinel; Marie Lickteig, lecturer; Irene Muehe, organist; Mary Bode and Viola Studer, trustees. The lecturer read a poem, "There's a Reason." Members voted to meet the first Tuesday of each month, beginning in September. The National Convention is to ge held in Boston in July. Mrs. McLaughlin of Belmond accompanied the district deputy to the meeting. Bridge and 500 were played. Winners were Mrs. Brady, Mrs. McLaughlin, Hazel Studer and Evelyn Grandgenett. Mildred Arndorfer received door prize. - o - TREE REMOVED A large tree, said to be well over 65 years old, was removed last week from the K & H Oil Co. property just north of the oil station at the west end of Main street. A 50x46 foot office and warehouse is to be built onto the present warehouse now at that location. - o - C. D. A. officers and past grand regents who were guests of the Whittemore court June 27 included Margaret Root, Clara Erdman, Maud Studer, Haz^I Studer, Marie Lickteig, Mary Rockwood, Marion Youngwirth, Minnie Bleich, Irene Muehe and Viola Studer. Mrs. Jessie Maley of Waterloo, state regent, was a guest. 500 was played following a short program. Lunch was served. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Bode and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Studer attended a 4th degree Knights of Columbus dinner banquet in the V. F. W. hall in Algona Wednesday evening. Father Bruch of St. Cecelia's Catholic church presented the chalice of A Whittcmore girl, Barbara A. Reding, 17, luckily esca|*'l with a bruised lip and knee when the car she was driving slammed into a uLility pole on highway 109 near the river bridge at the north edge of Algona at 3:38 p. m. Thursday. The way the mishap turned out, it was fortunate she struck the pole. If the car, a Chevelle Malibu, owned by Carol Heding, had missed the pole, the consequences could have been very serious. Beyond the pole is at least a 20-foot drop into water t«lou- - and the driver could have been very seriously injured. The auto was following a city street sweeper, driven by Hoy A. Burris, 39, Algona. The sweeper and car wen,' headed north and when tiie former neared the south end of the bridge, Burris began to turn around, then saw the auto and stopped in his tracks, partially turned. Miss Reding apparently lost control as she tiit the brakes and the car veered left (west), crossing the other three lanes of the highway, jumping a curb and hitting the pole. The above photo shows the vehicle resting against the pole as Police Chief Al Boekelman questions Miss Reding about the crash. Damage to the auto was estimated at $350. (UDM Polaroid Photo by Don Smith) the late Harry Bode to the latter's sons and daughters. The David Youngwirths visited her sister and family, the Richard Von Banks at Clear Lake one day last week. Father Luke Becker of Booneville, Mo., spent several days in the Mrs. Justine Becker home. Tuesday, Mrs. Becker and house guest, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Tony Becker of St. Joe, went to Cresco where they visited Mrs. Justine Becker's daughter and family, the Greg Augustines, and another daughter and family, the Ray Brckas at Forest City. Ann Walker, daughter of J. L. Walker, returned June 27 from a 3-weeks visit with her grandmother, Mrs. J. J. Jaeger at Milwaukee, Wise. She flew to Ft. Dodge where her father, accompanied by Janet Studer and Sue Ackerson, met her. Mary Lickteig was honored at a birthday party Tuesday at her parental Urban Lickteig home. She is 13 years old. Jerry Plathe, Mike Reding of Livermore and Tom McGuire of West Bend, attended a retreat at Kings House of Retreats at Austin, Minn, last week. The boys are cousins. Mrs. Art Plathe and Mrs. Reding and daughters Colleen and Susan, took them to Austin Monday. Nancy Green, Terry Smith, Linda and Dwight Rasmussen of the Orthel 4-H Club attended summer camp at Methodist camp at Clear Lake. The Vince Eisenbacher family attended the Meiman family reunion at Hampton, June 26. Karen Haverly, daughter of the Jim Haverlys, exhibited some of her painting at the sidewalk art show at Ft. Dodge, Klemme, and Algona. Two of her paintings were shown in the McNider Museum at Mason City. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Perkins and son, Devery, arrived at the parental Curtis Quinn home last week. Mr. Perkins has his discharge from the Air Force. His parents are Britt residents. George Walker visited his nephew J. L. Walker and family, two days last week. He is from Vancouver, Wash. He also visited his mother, Mrs. John Walker, Rodman. Orville Smiths took their two grandsons, Don and Douglas Kuchenreuther, to their home in Marshalltown, June 26. They had spent a week with the Smiths. Judy Kuchenreuther came home with her grandparents the next day for a visit. Fred Eden has been a patient in Mercy hospital several weeks. He had major surgery Friday. Gloria and Donna Peters, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Peters, spent last week at Baptist Bible camp at Clear Lake. Mrs. Elmer Stalzer andSteven of Madison, So. Dak., spent a week in the parental Mrs. Sophia Stalzer home. Her husband came for them and spent the holiday weekend here. Mrs. Stalzer and son had also visited her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Geo. Noe and other relatives in Peoria, El. Mrs. Mary Bode, as district deputy of the C. D. A., has completed her round of officer installations, having done so at Garner, Algona and West Bend. She substituted for a district deputy at the ceremonies at Britt. Clarence Haverly of Harvard, HI. visited relatives in this area last week. Mrs. John Bleich had major surgery at Park hospital, Mason City, June 27. Mrs. Olive Erdman received word Thursday that her grandson, Kevin, 11, son of the Bernard Erdmans of Cedar Rapids, had a 3-hour heart operation in University hospital at Iowa City that day. Mrs. Clara Bauer entertained her auction bridge clubThursday. Her daughter, Mrs. Will Hrubes, was a guest. Mrs. Justine Becker will entertain them July 13. • Mrs. Viola Studer entertained her contract bridge club July 7. Mrs. Leonard Arndorfer entertained her contract bridge club Thursday evening. Mrs. Justine Becker will entertain them July 13. L. L. Lease has substituted the past two weeks as rural mail carrier for Everett Anderson of Algona who was on vacation. Mr. and Mrs. John Bauer, Pamela, Renee, Jason and Jeffrey, returned June 23 from a week's outing in Arkansas. Pamela left June 25 by plane for Danville, Calif., to visit her aunt and family, the Will Clements. Mr. and Mrs. (Rita) Al Goranson of Bartlesville, Okla., spent one week lately in her parental Vince Eisenbacher home. They brought home her two sisters, Teresa and Ann Eisenbacher, who had spent a month there. Nominate Four As A.S.C.S. 'Safe Drivers' Of Year The Kossuth County ASC Committee, Richard I. Anderson chairman, Donald J. Bollig, and George W. Wolf members, announced today that the local office of USDA's Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service (ASCS) is cooperating with the National Safety Council in their "Safe Driver Program". "For the third year we are submitting names of ASCS employees who have driven more than 5000 miles on the job without an accident' Anderson said. Employees qualifying last year received a mechanical pencil, key chain medalion, and safe driving certificate. 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