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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 13, 1949, Mason City, Iowa Trojans Beat Ellsworth Mohawks Defeat Cedar Falls Jaycees Hit 39 Per Cent Postma Gets 18 Points as Dozen See Action By JIM VANHEEL Sports Editor Mason City junior college and nigh school made a success of the twin basketball bill at Roosevelt iieldhouse Saturday night with victories The Trojans who racked up their 4th straight tri umph cut loose with some hot shooting to beat a good Ellsworth team 6350 while the Mohawks rolled up their biggest point total In 3 starts to down the Cedar Falls Tigers 4638 in the windup game Trojans Really Hot Coach Volney Hansens crew maintained its high scoring pace with a blistering attack The Tro jans were just plain hot and hit the hoop for 39 per cent of their fieldgoal efforts Charley Ben nett was the big gun in the Mason City attack He counted 9 fieldgoals and 4 free throws for 22 points He was given good help from Gar Bieber the latter turning in his best game of the season with frequent interceptions good pass GAR BIEBER His Best Game ing and 13 points on the offensive side to couple with a dozen points each by Jason Church and Jim Hutchison to insure the Mason City JC victory Bennett who played good de fensive ball against Wendell Eike despite the 12 points scored by the Ellsworth flash was responsible for getting the Trojans off to a start He made 9 of the first 16 points for Mason City in the game and by half time the Trojans were in front 3121 At one time in the 2nd quarter the Trojans held a 14point bulge when the score stood at 2915 Ellsworth although losing by 13 points was close to Mason City several times Three times in the 3rd period the Iowa Falls team was within 4 points of the win ners Mohawk Win Convincing The Mohawk victory the 2nd in 3 starts was more convincing than the final score Late in the 3rd period Coach Elmer Starrs team had a 22point bulge when the score stood at 3715 There was a distinct easeup by Mason City in the final period when the victors got only 9 points while Cedar Falls counted 20 points to narrow the final count to an 8 point margin The Mohawkc only 47 points who had totaled in their first 2 games experienced a hot streak to open the game and Cedar Falls never quite recovered THE FIRST 8 SHOTS TAKEN BY THE MOHAWKS WERE GOOD FOR FIELDGOALS AND BY THE END OF THE FIRST PERIOD MASON CITY HELD A 179 LEAD Both clubs sagged in the 2nd period as Mason City counted only 4 points while the total scor PONTIAC Prescribed Service Your cars RADIATOR is it doing its job We clean and repair em Drive in We cater to your car John Gallagher inc 2224 Third N W Phone 1144 ing for the Tigers in the 2nd stanza consisted of j u s t 2 free throws It was free throws which helped the Mohawks in their tri umph They made 12 of 15 tries while Cedar Palls converted only 6 of 16 chances at the foul lanes Mason City turned in a hot 3rd quarter to nearly match the first period by getting 16 points and heading into the final period Mason City led 3718 Starr had used his 2nd 5 in the 2nd period and put them back into the game near the end of the 3rd quarter That unit couldnt hold the Tig ers in the last quarter and the starting lineup reentered the game near the end but the Cedar Falls drive continued Postma Hits for 18 Bill Postma ace guard for the Mohawks counted 18 points to mark the 3rd straight game he has topped the Mohawk scoring He also played aggressive ball while in the game The Mason City forwards Chuck Murr and Glenn Kephart came through with their best games of the sea son and added 9 and 12 points re spectively to the Mohawk total Hayes Harned stringbean for ward was the top point getter for Cedar Falls with 13 points and he was also the chief rebounder for the losers Mason City defending cham pion inthe Big Six conference will open its title defense on Fri day against the giant team from East Des Moines and Saturday night at the fieldhouse will take on North Des Moines in another loop game BOXSCORES MASON FG Murr 3 Kephart Chimbidis Postma Richards Hansen Cunningham Mortimer Biedermann Burns Edgington Thomas FT 3 4 1 4 0 I 0 0 II U 0 0 PF TP I 4 1 4 1 1 O 0 I 12 1 JS 2 0 Totals 17 CEDAE FG Harned Mooers Sorenson n Kelly 4 Blair McGrew Squires Tollefson 12 14 Smith FT 1 0 1 1 1 1 U 1 I PF TP i 13 11 i 0 S 0 0 II U U 37 18 Totals IB Score by quarters MASON CITY 17 CEDAR FALLS u Free throws missed Murr 2 Cunning ham Harned 2 Kelly 5 Blair 2 McGrew Officials Rogers and ShiJiinglaw MASON C5TY J C U3 FG Bennett j Hutchison 5 Church j Welsh o Bieber o Burnett u Birch l Ennis o FT 4 Ambroson I Gallo o PF TP X 22 2 12 2 JL2 1 2 I 13 o o 1 nr 2 0 0 0 0 0 Totals Elbe FG 5 Thies F Pearson I Willie 4 Goodyear Graff 0 Uschkrat 4 Peterson 0 Stull 0 Beemer I Amnndsou u Totals Score by quarters MASON CITY j c ELLSWORTH u FT li 13 G8 PF TP 12 10 II Iowa Bows to L 5449 Leads h Detroit L battling all the wa upset 5449 victory ly unbeaten Iowa night It was the first for the Hawkeyes The Blue Dev major victory in 5 trailed only once at the start The Hawks coi sharpshooting of I sophomore forwar 17 points Bob Vol ward led Iowa w Iowa trying to c that once stretche closed to in utes but Tech ther out in front The Hawks plaj in the first half the intermission 2 A crowd of 5OC derdog Tech walk conference club fc win in several set The boxscore II Vollers f Spartans Draw Iowa in First Loop Contest Chicago Michigan States Spartans will make their big Ten football debut at East Lansing on Sept 26 1953 against Iowa by which time the conferences new baby will be participating in all league sports Western conference coaches and athletic directors drew up the 1953 and 1954 football schedules Sunday suggested sorrte changes in scouting practices and rules and listened to the basketball coaches make a plea for an increased schedule of conference games It was the biggest and busiest day of the leagues annual winter meeting which opened Wednesday Michigan States other Big Ten home games in 1953 are with Indiana and Michigan It plays Minnesota Purdue and Ohio State away from home that fall Want 14 Cage Games Basketball coaches asked the directors to increase the number of leasue games from 12 to 14 for 1951 and 1952 but keeping the allgame limit at 22 A sample schedule including Michigan State will be prepared and presented when the coaches gather at their schedule meeting next March The coaches received approval for 2 extra games for the conference university selected to represent the 4th National Collegiate district in the National basketball tournament They said this was done because ordinarily the close of the season leaves the N C A A delegate 18 days without competition before entering the tourney Basketball coaches contended that the layoff made the team cold Recommend Rule Changes The football coaches recommended 3 rules changes which Michigans Fritz Crisler district 4 representative of the N C A A will present to that bodys rules committee next month The changes suggested 1 Permit a single free substitution on 4th down Thus allowing a team to insert its punting specialist without drawing a 5yard penalty 2 Permit a single free substitution for the defensive team on any down 3 Permit use of a 5th official or umpire to be stationed opposite the head linesman to better watch blank section of field where infractions may occur unnoticed during a f f f Antwerp f Calsbeek c c g g g e g g s Tech 34 Petty t f f I c o g g g at half Lmvre 20 Free throws missed Greene I Darling Lav flirty 2 Stcpler 3 Ta HonUcman 2 and Caclc Ten Cc Drop 5 of 9 to Outside Chicago ff Bi ball teams after weekend games polishing up for t race by meeting foes this week The pionship scramble Only Minnesota c main undefeated stopped a powerful State quintet 60dropped Michigan Other Big Ten i day were Ohio Sis nee Tech gistered ar r previous 2 Saturdaj in 3 start without a stop the their bigges FG 20 FG FT 1 1 I U 0 1 1 1 1 II II U FT 0 PF TP PF TP 10 12 if encc Taibert Maconochie 11 50 ix U 47 21 37 SO Free throws missed Bcntictt 2 Hutchi son Welsh 2 Eike Thtes 4 Goodyear 3 Stull Officials Shillinglaw and Rogers Hamilton Haas in Miami Open Playoff After Record Totals Miami Fla Hamilton and Freddie Haas Jr who were deadlocked with recordbreaking 264s after the regulation 72 holes met Monday in an 18hole playoff for first place in the Miami Open golf tournament Setting a pace that swamped1 such old pros as golfer of the year Sammy Snead Claude Harmon and Jimmy Demaret Hamilton and Haas clipped 3 strokes off the tournament and course records They smashed the old mark of 267 set by Snead in 1937and later tied by Demaret and Henry Picard Each shot a 3underpar 65 on the final 18 holes of the regular tournament Sunday Hamilton posted a 3233 while Haas of New Orleans matched his tall Land over Md rival with a 3134 JOICE TRIUMPHS 4316 OVER CARPENTER Joice high school basketball team defeated Carpen ter 4316 at Carpenter Friday evening Joice led 120 at the first quarter 282 at the half and 348 at the third quarter High point man for Joice was Bob Cal gaard with 15 and for Carpenter it was Workman with 7 Joice lost the junior high game with Carpenter 1911 Big Ten Grief Cards for 1953 and 1954 193S Sept Indiana at Ohio StateIowa at Michigan State Oct S Michigan State at Minnesota Oct 10 Illinois at Ohio State Iowa at Michigan Minnesota at Northwestern Oct 17 Minnesota at Illinois Indiana at Michigan State Northwestern at Mich igan Ohio State at Navy Wisconsin at Purdue Oct 24 Indiana at Iowa Michigan at Minnesota Michigan State at Purdue Ohio State at Wisconsin Oct 31 Purdue at Illinois Iowa at Wisconsin Northwestern nt Ohio State Nov 7 Michigan at Illinois Indiana at Minnesota Iowa at Purdue Michigan Stale at Ohio Stale Wisconsin at North western Nov II Illinois nt Wisconsin North western at Indiana Minnesota at Iowa Michigan at Michigan State Purdue at Ohio State Nov SI Illinois at Northwestern Pur due at Indiana Ohio State at Michigan Wisconsin at Minnesota Sept 27 Indiana at Ohio State Michi gan State at Iowa Oct 2 Wisconsin at Michigan State Oct 9 Ohio State ut IllinoisMichigan State at Indiana Iowa at Michigan Northwestern at Minnesota Oct 1C Illinois at Minnesota Iowa at Ohio State Michigan at Northwestern Purdue at Wisconsin v Oct Iowa at Indiana Minnesota at Michigan Purdue at Michigan State Wisconsin at Ohio State Oct 10 Illinois at PuuSue Indiana at Michigan Wisconsin at Iowa Michigan State at Minnesota Ohio State at North western Nov ft Illinois at Michigan Purdue at Iowa Northwestern at Wisconsin Nov Wisconsin at Illinois Indiana at Norlhvvcstcrn Iowa at Minnesota Michigan State at Michigan Ohio Slate at Purdue Nov 20 Northwestern at Illinois In diana at Purdue Michigan at Ohio State Minnesota at Wisconsin FLOYD HIGH HAS REVISED SCHEDULE to delays in the con struction of the new gymnasium at Floyd no home basketball games have been played here Present plans call for completion of the project by Jan 6 for the first home contest The revised Dec there Dec there Jan there Jan Springs here Jan here Jan here Jan here Jan Anssrar here Jan here Feb Rock here Feb here Feb here AND GOOD CREDIT M H B Inc Brown Bcnillx Dealer Since 2224 First S E Phone 1488 losing 5 of 9 will continue he conference 12 nonleague Big Ten cham starts Jan 2 md Indiana re Minnesot touring Oregoi 44 Indiana Buckeyes who nipped Butler 6763 and Wisconsin which defeated Loyola of Chicago 6855 Biff Seven Trouble Illinois lost to Oklahoma at Norman 5547 and Michigan bowed to Toledo 5736 Lawrence Tech of Detroit Mich upset Iowa 5449 In other games Saturday Colorado defeated Northwestern in Chicago 6763 and Kansas downed Purdue 6042 De Paul which suffered its ini tial loss 4941 to La Salle of Philadelphia Saturday after 3 vic tories will tackle Indiana at Bloomington Tuesday On the same night Drake goes to Purdue and Notre Dame invades Wiscon son The Irish opened their 1949 50 season last week with a 5750 triumph over Creighton Arkansas Invasion Arkansas makes a trip through Big Ten territory to play at Illi nois Wednesday and at Indiana Thursday Minnesotas next date is Saturday when Iowa State visits Minneapolis Purdue plays Brad ley on the same night in a game which will dedicate the Peorians new fieldhouse Michigans only game of the week is with Butler Wednesday at Ann Arbor In the Chicago Stadiums 2nd collegiate doubleheader of the season Saturday Northwestern tackles Notre Dame and Loyola and De Paul wage their tradition al intercity battle In other games Illinois plays host to Oklahoma Iowa goes to Cleveland to play Western Reserve and Wisconsin and Marquette play a rematch at Milwaukee Earlier at Madison Wisconsin slaughtered the Hill toppers 6348 NONLOOP RECORDS OF BIG TEN TEAMS W L Pet TP 2 I Indiana 2 I 1 000 Wisconsin a I Ohio State J J Iowa 2 1 Northwestern 2 T lifi Michiean 2 1 Gfi7 IHinois 2 1 Turdue 1 1 MO 137 217 urn 171 OP 2 on 1X8 154 Gophers Trample Oregon State 6044 Minneapolis P Minnesota staged a last half rally to bent stubborn Oregon State basketball team Saturday night 6044 before a crowd of 9163 Oregon led in the first seconds of the game and then fought a nip nnd tuck battle to trail at halftime 2624 It was Minnesotas sizzling of fensive unlossencd in the final minutes that cracked the Oregon scoring punch Maroons Beat St Augustine in 2927 Tilt By DON AMBROSON Fighting off a 4th quarter rally the Holy Family Maroons edged a fighting St Augustine 5 from Austin 2927 in a thriller played at city high gym Sunday after noon It was the 4th victory of the season for the northside boys as against 2 defeats and the loss left the Shamrocks with an even split in 4 tilts The Maroons were in complete command during the first half and led at intermission 1813 Joe Thomas and Lepe Vega led the early assault each getting 3 field ers In the 3rd period the Sham rocks outscored the Maroons 86 and narrowed the gap to 2421 as the final quarter began Vernon Gavin netted a bucket early in the period to narrow the Maroon margin to only one point 2423 Thomas and Tom Sheehy scored on charity tosses to make the score 2623 but Dick Chris topherson stole the ball and scored on a setup to once again put the visitors within striking distance After the automatic timeout Thomas came through with what Browns Beat Frisco for Title Rams Eagles in Playoff Game JOE THOMAS Decisive Bucket proved to be the winning bucket Christopherson then scored for the Shamrocks but the damage had been done and Mike Ryan put the game on ice with a free throw as the game ended Thomas and Vega who were the only Holy Family players to hit from the field turned in bril liant rebounding performances Christopherson a substitute came through with 10 Shamrock points and looked best for the visitors Coach Tom Tierneys team re turns to action Friday night when the Maroons play a return game at Lawler Holy Family won the first meeting 3027 The boxscore HQLY FG VTcCauIcy Thomas Vega Koark FT 4 I PF TP 10 0 Totals in ST FG Klatl 2 Strong o avin 2 Kcrakos ll Vaughn ialvcrson 0 Bienen o Christopherson 5 Totals 12 Score by quarters IOLY FAMILY 13 ST AUGUSTINE FT I 1 0 0 1 I I I 18 13 IS 29 PF TP 1 4 1 5 4 1 0 0 2 1 2 10 17 27 21 2 Free throws missed Holy Family Sheehy 3 McCauley Thomas S Ilyan ga Roirk St Augustine Klatt Strong Gavin 2 Kerakos 2 Halvcrson 2 Christopherson Officials Church and Tatc Basketball Scores COLLEGE GAMES Alabama Georgia 3K St Olaf Luther Iowa 43 Toledo 57 Michigan 3G linnesota iO Oregon State 44 Oklahoma 55 Illinois 47 St Thomas Minn 71 St Ambrose 59 lonmouth CM Cornell Iowa Gl owa Teachers Central Iowa 47 51 Kansas State 51 St Louis f0 South Dakota farquettc 59 Houston flJ Falls Wis Tchrs 50 La Crossc chrs 42 Upon 81 Knox 4tt Ohio State 07 Butler 05 Vcstcrn Kentucky 58 Xavicr 57 ralc 57 Pennsylvania 51 tentucky Western Ontario 18 owa State 04 Drake 5B Dartmouth Ci Amherst 4G orncll 71 Colgate Till loly Cross 75 Fordham 18 f Johns Brooklyn 75 Kliode Island tatc 51 Syracuse CO Columbia 48 Icloit 8 Carleton Vashburn Omaha university 43 Irkansas 42 Tulanc 41 ouisiana State Rice Institute II Jrlgham Young Denver 5J awrence Tech 54 Iowa 10 lamtine 83 Simpson 41 Vavy 70 Harvard fifl icgis College Utah Slate II Viagara 55 Southern Methodist 47 M Y U 73 Rutgers 72 By EARL WRIGHT New York Cleveland Browns closed the AllAmerica conference with their 4th straight championship and the Los Angeles Rams probably will need a perfect performance and a well shined rabbits foot to end the Philadelphia Eagles domina tion of the National football league The AAC merged with the 30 yearold NFL Friday and the Browns ended the history of the 4yearold league by beating the San Francisco 49ers 217 Sunday in the title playoff at Cleveland The Rams won the NFL western division title by beating a weak Washington Redskin team 5327 at Los Angeles and will play host to the Eagles in the 1949 cham pionship game next Sunday Passes Click for Rams Ram Quarterback Bob Water field and Norm Van Brocklin his rookies understudy beat Wash ingtonwith a rain of passes Wa terfield threw 2 touchdown passes and Van Brocklin threw 4 Red skin Quarterback Sammy Baugh completed his 13th NFL season by throwing 3 touchdown passes and scoring the other Washington touchdown on a sneak through the line Ram End Tom Fears caught 10 passes to boost his 1949 total to 77 breaking the league record of 74 set by Don Hutson for the Green Bay Packers in 1942 Bob Shaw the other Los Angeles flanker tied an NFL record by catching 4 touchdown passes But next Sunday the Rams probably will need more than their big line and aerial attack Theyll also need some luck The Eagles will invade Los Angeles with probably the bestbalanced team in pro football the great est ground gainer in NFL history in Halfback Steve Van Buren and a perfectly good jinx on Water field Sweep of Titles It was the same old story at Cleveland as the Browns com pleted their sweep of all 4 AAC championships breaking the all time pro record of 3 straight ti tles held by Green Bay of the National league Including title games the Browns compiled a 4 losses and collapsed In other final NFL games the Chicago Bears crushed the Chi cago Cardinals 5221 the Eagles beat the New York Giants 173 the Detroit Lions beaf Green Bay 217 and the Pittsburgh Steelers captured 2nd place in the eastern race by defeating the New York Bulldogs 270 Lujack Sets Record Bear Quarterback Johnny Lu jack climaxed his 2nd pro season by completing 24 out of 39 passes for 468 yards and 6 touchdowns against the Cardinals He broke the previous league mark of 446 passing yards in a single game set by Baugh last year Notre Dame to Receive National Grid Trophy South Bend nouncements of importance to Notre Dames football future may come Monday night when the Irish gather to receive the trophy em blematic of their national football championship Those who will attend the ban quet expect to learn whether the university plans to put into effect a strict system of limited athletic work scholarships There also may be some or outright to Coach Frank Leahy who some of Notre Dames opponents already say is just too smart to oppose year in and year out The Notre Dame team unbeaten in its last 38 games will receive the Rev J Hugh ODonnell me morial trophy It goes to the team that rates first in the Associated Press poll of the nations sports writers Speakers will include Dr Karl Lieb of the University of Iowa president of the National Collegi ate Athletic Association and Carl Snavely football coach of the Uni versity of North Carolina Ilopran Returns to Golf Fort Worth Tex Ben Hogan is back on the golf course taking a full swing with he clubs for the first time since he nearly lost his life in a highway accident 10 months ago Hogan and Fort Worth Pro Raymond afford played 18 holes Saturday over Colonial Country club here A FUR HAT OR MUFF To Match Your Wifes Fur Coat Makes An Ideal Christmas Giit A SLIPPERY WALK MAKES MONEY TALK Better be sure that it isnt YOUR money that to satisfy a judgment in case someone is injured Ask about Com prehensive Personal Liability Insurance Iowa State Wins 6458 Over Drake Ames State racing away from a 3633 halftime lead toppled Drake 6458 Saturday night to hand the Bulldogs their first basketball loss of the season Iowa State rushed to a com manding 5940 advantage during the first 12 minutes of the last half then beat back Drakes late challenge led by John Rennicke The rivals battled through a bitter first half in which the lead changed several times Iowa State had a 3226 lead but Drake cut the margin near the finish of the first session Iowa State was deadly from the free line making 18 of 22 shots including 8 straight in the first half Rennicke and Dudley Ruisch of Iowa State were scoring leaders with 20 points each It was Drakes first loss in 3 games and Iowa States 3rd vic tory in 4 contests The boxscore IOWA Ruisch f Anderson f 24 Clement t 2 U Paulsen c 3 2 Slange c 2 2 Wilhelmi c 10 Jorgensen g 45 Ferguson g 03 Heibert g 00 PF TP 4 20 4 X 0 Totals 23 FG Ollrtch f i Rennicke I H Siefken c 2 Burjason c l Rothbart g 2 I 1 IX 23 G4 FT PF TP 1 13 DeRuyter g Brenizer g Bright g o 58 Totals20 18 21 Score at half Iowa State SG Drake 33 Free throws missed Iowa State Ander son Paulsen Ferguson 2 Drake Ren nicke Siefken 4 Burgason Rothbart 2 Bell Announces Plan for Scheduling in Pro Football Loop Philadelphia team in the new NationalAmerican foot ball league will be idle at least once during the season when the merged National football league and AllAmerica conference be gins functioning next fall NFL Commissioner Bert Bell indicated Monday The rotund Bell commissioner elect of the combined leagues and an old hand at NFL schedulemap ping said peeps at a tentative 1950 slate showed 2 divisions the American and National In each division 6 teams will play home and home schedules allowing for 10 games of the pro posed 12game card One game will be played against a natural rival from the other division for the llth game Baltimore will play every other league team once to complete the 12th game for all Dec 12 1949 13 Mason City GlobeGazette City U Announce Mat Lineup for Thursday The lineup ofmatches has been announced for the professional wrestling card to be held Thurs day at the armory in Mason City Farmer Hillbilly Jones a black bearded joughhouse wrestler from Arkansas will go against Johnny Marrs of Birmingham Ala in the main event It will be a 2 out of 3 fall affair with a one hour time limit The semiwindup pits Juan nandez of Mexico against Lou Sjo berg of Minneapolis a one fall match with a 30minute time limit The opening match pairs Ski Hi Ross of Kansas City against Stanley Mayslajek of Minneapolis Advance sale of tickets will be at the Park Inn hotel and Decker Brothers Reserved seats are general admission 95 centsand 60 cents for children Fans planning to attend are urged to get the ad vance tickets in view of the fact that a full attendance witnessed the matches 2 weeks ago at the armory Wisconsins Wilson Named Most Valuable Player in Big Ten Chicago Wilson Wis consin end Sunday was named the Big Tens most valuable football player for 1949 in the Chicago Tribunes annual contest The 20 year old Milwaukee senior became the 26th player to winthe newspapers silver foot ball award He was nominated by his teammates who voted him the most valuable Badger for the 3rd straight year The runnerup for the trophy was Dick Kempthorn Michigan fullback Jack Lininger Ohio State center was 3rd Two other Wisconsin men have won the silver football They are Fullback Howie Weiss 1938 and End Dave Schreiner Art Murakowski 1948 AllAmerica fullback from Northwestern was last years winner Wilson played 2 seasons at cen ter then was switched to defen sve end He was best known for has linebacking ability He is a start catcher on the Badger base ball team He has won 7 athletic letters Oklahoma Shows Power Defeats Illinois 5547 Norman Okla Uni versity of Oklahoma Sooners showed plenty of scoring power when it counted and gained a 55 47 basketball victory over Illinois here Saturday night Oklahoma got off to a good start and finished the same way in polishing off the stalwart Big Ten rival The Sooner triumph avenged a 7368 loss suffered against Illinois last season The victory also kept intact the Sooners record of never having lost a game to a Big Ten team on their home court The 1916 New York Giants set a record of 26 straight victories at home had another string of 17 wins on the finished 4th Hold That Pose Picture Yourself Serving MILWAUKEES CHOICEST1 Special occasions call for Braumeister Special Pilsener Beer Its the sparkling golden beverage of moderation in the LIGHT showwindow bottle Braumeister is milder Mellower Rich er Smoother More delicious than any beer youve EVER tasted Guests will enjoy Braumeister goodness Order a case from your nearest dealer TODAYI BEER C INDEPENDENT MILWAUKEE BREWERY MILWAUKEE WIS Distributed by SCHIRMS 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