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in the A. T. Hipke and Sons Inc. orchard yielded about 10 percent of a normal crop, reports R. R. Hipke.

The Nisler Texaco Service Station operated here for the past 7-1/2 years was leased recently to Willard Diefenthaler and Stanley Lueloff of Kiel.

Improvements are being made to St. Joseph parochial school in St. Joe.

A rural St. Cloud man paid a fine of $25 for impersonating a police officer. The man had a badge and would stop at dances in the St. Cloud area. “He reportedly accosted several persons, inquired as to their age and asked them other questions, police said. Represented by an attorney, the defense declared the man only impersonated an officer after he had consumed intoxicants and wanted to play cops and robbers. The badge was confiscated.”

The assessed valuation of the city of New Holstein grew $443,530 to a new total of $3.2 million over the past year.

The Meili-Blumberg Corporation practically shut down operation of its plant this week to allow its employees entitled to vacation privileges to take advantage of the opportunity.