The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on March 29, 1966 · Page 5
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
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Tuesday, March 29, 1966
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Algona Woman Catches 185 Lb. Blue Marlin On Acapulco Trip Algona, (let.) Upper Oes Moines Tuesday, March 29, 1966 LCD, WEX. Mr. and Mrs. Dick Cook of Algona returned home last week from a trip to Mexico, which included a stay at Acapulco, and the above picture tells quite a story. There is no argument in the Cook family as to which member is the REAL fisherman. Mrs. Cook hooked the blue marlin, pictured with her, about 10 miles off the coast of Acapulco, and after a 45-minute battle the giant fish was reeled in close enough so that members of the boat's crew could harpoon and club the 185 Ib. specimen into submission enough to haul it aboard. It measured 9 1/2 feet long, and was the largest blue marlin caught_in that_.section of the Pacific^ Algona Girls To Mason City Scout Meeting The 1966 Girl Scout Conference will be held at Mason City April 1-2. The theme of this year's conference is "Passport to Action." More than 300 Girl Scouts from 15 towns including nine from Algona, will be in attendance. Conference gives the girls a chance to meet new friends, gain new ideas and attend interesting workshops on such topics as morals, creative arts, foreign travel, foreign policy, folk dancing, Scouting opportunities, etc. Besides workshops, there will be a panel on faith, consisting of representatives from many different denominations and a film on round-up entitled "Light On the Mountain." • The highlight of the conference will be Saturday afternoon when the 12 grade Senior Scouts will graduate at a formal ceremony. Eileen Reilly, Jan Wagner, Mary Bray, Diane Jensen and Linda Buscher will be the graduating seniors from Algona. "Kossuth County's Favorite Newspaper' 1 in the past five years. This all happened on St. Patrick's Day, too. After docking and weighing the fish, the Cooks found that it would cost $250 to have it stuffed for display purposes, which seemed a trifle high. But another fisherman from Los Angeles agreed to take the fish and pay the cost of stuffing, and presumably it will soon be hanging over some Los Angeles area fireplace. The Cooks flew from Omaha, accompanied by Dick's sister, Mrs. Opal Sparks, and thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Fellow bowlers of Mrs. Cook forewarned it'll take a long time to recount the 45-minute battle in the blue Pacific! Adult Classes Set Open House For April 4 The adult education classes conducted by the Algona Community school are planning an exhibit and open house to be held Monday evening, April 4. Individuals and classes participating in the adult program will have items of interest and projects on display in the basement of the high school Annex, Class participants as well as the general public are invited to stop in and observe what has been accomplished. Some of the classes planning an exhibit are beginning knitting, advanced knitting, beginning sewing, advanced sewing & alterations, upholstery , sketching & oil painting, creative crafts, general metal shop, gunsmithing, decorating your home, and investments. Additional classes may also have a presentation to offer as final plans are completed. Hours of the display will be from 7:30 to 9:30 p. m., April 4. There is no charge to anyone who wishes to attend this public showing. Refreshments will be provided. New Vehicles Total 28 Here In Past Week Twenty-eight new vehicles were registered at the office of County Treasurer Rosella Voigt last week. Owners are: Chevrolet - K. F. Bellinger, Fenton, truck; Lone Rock Coop, truck; H. M. Black, Algona, pickup; F. T. Gilmore, Whittemore, pickup; Kemna Motor Co., Bancroft; Frank or Clara Smouse, Swea City; C. D, Hewett, Swea City; Myrtle J. Peterson, Swea City; P. J. Jaren, Titonka; R. H. Blocker, Bancroft; Henry Harms, West Bend. Ford - F. H. or Elizabeth Ostwald, Whittemore; R. G. Slobe, Algona, E. H. Riggert, Whittemore ; Ralph Wesselman, Algona. Dodge - Eugene Petersen, Armstrong; Albert or Bertha Bullock, Lone Rock. Rambler - D. W. Jorgenson, Algona. Mercury - J. H. Ufkes, Wode.n; G. W. Mabus, Lakota; J. E. Lynch, Jr., Algona. Buick - M, H. or Emily Koppen, Whittemore. Volkswagen - T. J. Egan, Bancroft, Cadillac - Ricklefs Insurance Agency, Algona. Pontiac - Robert or Julie Chambers, Corwith. Honda - Leonard G. Kenne, Whittemore; D. C. Haase and L. S. Scobba, Algona. State Office Nominees Linda Dodds, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Dodds of Algona and Rodney Jensen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Jensen of Lone Rock have been named the 1966 Kossuth County 4-H state officer candidates. Miss Dodds is a seventeen year old senior at Garrigan high school, and Rodney is a seventeen year old senior at Sentral. Lotts Creek 4-H The Lotts Creek Leaders 4-H Club met March 21, at the home of Evelyn Bierstedt. Project enrollment sheets were filled out. Officers met to decide on 4-H Day exhibit. Invited To Caucuses The Kossuth County Democratic Central Committee invite* all Democrats and independents to attend the precinct caucuses to be held throughout Kossuth County on Monday, March 28, at 8 p. in, Republican precinct caucuses will be held later. Horses The United States had 21 million horses in 1915, but the number dwindled as automobiles became popular. Horses numbered 12 mil' lion in 1935 and two million in 1960. By Jim Kolp VOU'RE NEVER UP A TREE WHEN VOU*ftE INSURED WVTW ALGONA INSURANCE AGENCY 295-3176 — 206 E. STATE BE SURE - INSURE Phone 218-692-3276 JIM SCHNEIDER'S Modern Bungalows & Lodge PLAN YOUR FISHING TRIP NOW You will have access to 14 lakes by boat. Excellent, spring fishing for walleyes, northerns and large mouth bass. 13 modern and ultra-Modern cabins all directly on lake shore. We have groceries, fishing tackle, bait, gas. Also lodge and special recreation center, tennis court, many other outdoor games. Write or call for reservations now. Jim Schneider (24-26-28) MODERN TILLAGE at its FINEST! '•^-y*-/ v '/. BRADY FIELD CULTIVATORS WITH TRUE, ACCURATE 6 OR 9 SPACING 1 nr! r nI s , a f a v, rUBg f, d t'. llage tw>1 for tru 'y su P«rlor seedbed preparation-effective weed control-summer fallowing —stubble mulching-pasture and alfalfa renovation, With a Brady Field Cultivator you get exact *" or 8* think •pacing to accommodate 2" spikes or 4", 6" and 9" shovel* Each spring-tooth shank works Independently, clear* 3 MODELS-ADJUSTABLE IN WIDTH TO FIT YOUR OWN FIELD CULTIVATION NEEDS uw to add «xtin*ion» or box wing •action* to g«t dt*lr*d cult* vnting width, cpmtln and it thow you thl* n«w Carroll Garage & Impl, luVERNI, IOWA

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