The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 29, 1957 · Page 18
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(So.) Uppgf Qe» MolnM Thursday, August 29. 1957 «m w» •»* 1* •»«* FISHING I (Continued from page 1) folks have gone ,.all-out" with us on the Big Fish Contest, and we sure won't forget it. * « * Anenl friends made through this fish contest, 1 have cue to relate on the Jas. Heddon's Sons people, who make that good fishing stuff in Dowagiac, Mich., and are being good enough to award some of their nicest lures . to winners in this contest. This yarn concerns a Heddon vice-president. Mr Homer E. Circle. I got acquainted with Mr Circle by mail, except that his roples to my letters would be invariably long in getting to Algona. It appears that the main part of his job is just—GOING elSHING. Thus, when Mr Circle was off in Saskatchewan or down in Uruguay, for a spot of fishing, his secretary at Heddon's would answer my letters. At one point, Mr Circle, in between fishing wrote and said: "Don't fre ; too much about my secrcl;ir.y Clem, she just doesn't savvy thai Iowa 'kinfolk talk'." At 'any rate, ; everything worked out okay with Heddon's graciously sending on some of their latest and best lures foY the Big Fish Contest prize-winners, • • * I . This brings me to the, real f 11•• • let of this column, entailing ' ; some of the brief fishing activity I have been able to sandwich in auring p'ast weeks. I soil of hate " to relate this item, but I happen,- ed to drop a crack about it to - • Chet Williams, and he dared me to print it. (Chet, as you '. '.. know, is the instigator of a •• 'Perch Class' in our fish contest, and rumor has it that he is going to sweeten up that class by awarding a pair of stretchy socks • to John Spencer, Jr., the winner). While up North, I sandwiched ,! in a few brief tries at my fish* ' ing luck, nothing very important. ; ; I bought a can of nite crawlers, " ' rented a 'skiff and motor and set ! : out solo oh a strange lake. I tied a big skein of crawlers on the I' end of a plug, set the motor just • ' above stalling speed and head*,' ed out into the lake. Coasting - , along amid the shimmering waves, under a blue sky, I sud- 3' denly felt a smart tug at my «'i rod, stopped the motor and pro» • toeded to reel'in one of,the finest *' arid •" handsomest "1%-lb. „ I hiouth basses; I've seen/ -' ff- tflen • • retraced my course ,^an(i sure enough, another fine bass! Think'. ing that three such fish,.-when fried to a golden brown with a mess of hash brown potatoes would make a beautiful break,,' fast, in a few minutes I landed •» Number 3 Small-Mouth. I swung *' the rudder smartly in the direc- !»' tion of the dock, pulled up in « a flourish, and as I -was casually assembling my tackle, the dock- man looked down and inquired: "What are you going to do with those?" BrQther; I replied, they're going to make a real breakfast, 3 juicy small-mouth bass. The dockman locked down and said: "Most folks just hit SHEEPSHEAD with a club when they catch them and throw 'em back." That was my first acquaintance with Sheepshead, and I am willing to confess they fooled me— I thought they were small-mouth Bass! Just in case you, too, might be unfamiliar with this cpecies, I snapped a picture of a (ady fisherman at this same lake holding one — him. And then wonder of wonders, as 1 cast out again, this big Crappie's twin brother must have been out lonking for him — foi there? was another crashing strike. The result —the two tremendous Crappies shown in this photo here — Author and Crappies All in all, it's been a pretty fair summer of fishing—and reports are that September and October will be really 'good. So we'll be looking for reports from such trustworthy fishermen as Larson. Herbst, Ricklefs, Becker, Pearson. Skilling, Amundson, Buchanan, and the rest. Teachers From Swea City Back To Work Lady and Sheephead This whole incident sort of rocked me, so I took to the boat again, tied a "Fidget Feather" on my line and let 'er go. Wham! A giant Crappie hit it with the power of a sledge-harnmer. Even with a 3Wb. test line he gave quite a battle, but I finally boated Kossuth Has 12 4-H Boys, Fair Twelve 4»H boys will represent Kossuth County at the Iowa State Fair in Des MQJnes in the various 4-H club departments and contests this year. James Biejstedt will exhibit two Angus beef heifers and two steers Friday and Saturday. Leon Dumstorff, Bill Wflhwlmi, Albert and Qavid Kollasch, will compete Monday in the S$at§ Crops Judging Contest, Ed Dumstojff, Jim Ksin and Donald Madueix will give their jr Swea Cily — Among Swea Cityans who will be leaving soon for teaching positions are the following: Esther C. Smith, music instructor at Charles City; Carol Miller and Shirley Stenzel, Buffalo Center primary grades: Betty Schwartz, Titonka; Kathryn Carr, first grade at Winnebago, Minnesota; Dick Dietl, junior high English 1 , Fairmont; Cheryl Torine, first grade, Traer; Marlin Berggren, coach and driver training, at Mallard; Jane Genrich, sixth grade, Bud School at Fairmont; and Mrs Sedell Bishop, first grade at Carizozo, New Mexico. Ai Lutheran Conclave Among Luther Leaguers who took part in the massed choir Saturday, at the Third Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation' in Minneapolis ware Reta and Janet Walker, Betty and Barbara Stenzel, Judy Johnson, Ronnie Kaltved, and Howard Etoalson. Helen Madsen of East Chain ' accompanied the local group to Minneapolis and transportation was furnished by Gary Gabel and Dick DaW. Breaks Hip At Home " Mrs Sadie Anderson, who suffered a broken hip at her home Wednesday, was taken by ambulance 19 Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. Attend Reunion "Relatives from this area attending the-Madsen family reunion in Worihington Sunday included Mr and Mrs QJe Kvamsdale, Mr and Mrs Eldon Isaacson, Mr and Mrs Duajd Perdue and family, Mrs Christina Isaacson, Miss Carlson, all of Swea City; Mr and. Mrs Elmer . Farm and family, Blue Earth; Mr and Mrs Andrew Madsen, Carol and Harvey, Mr and Mrs Pete Madsen and Mr and Mrs- Ijuverne Schultz and family, all ol Fairmont, f Mr' and Mrs Glen Curtis, Mr and Mrs A. J. Bilsborough and Mr and Mrs William Thompson entertained Tuesday; .evening at a picnjc supper at thei Curtis home. Honored guests were Mr and Mrs Dsryl Bishop, Carizozo, New Mexico, and Lt. S. H. Hammer, who are visiting at the home of the Rev. and Mrs S. N. Hammer; also Doris Nelson and Rasalie Redard of Ontario, CaW., who are visiting at the home of Miss Nelson's parents, Mr and Mrs George K. Nelson. Others attending were: the Rev. and Mrs S. H. Hammer, Ronald Hammer, Dr. and Mr,; R. F. Snyder. Mr and Mrs Oscar Linde, and Mr and Mrs George K. Nelson. Elinor Anderson, daughter of Mr and Mrs Delmar Anderson, will enroll Sept. 3 in the Mankato Commercial School. Legion Auxiliary meets Tuesday, Sept. 3, with the Gold Star mothers as honored guests. Mrs A. M. Kollasch is in charge of the program and Mrs A. J. Bilsborough is chairman of the lunch committee. Program numbers include a study of the unit constitution by Mrs Jean Anderson; a piano solo, The Lord's Prayer, by Shirley Grant; the Gold Star Mother's Prayer, by Mrs O. R. Person; and a reading by Mrs A. M. Kollasch. Mrs Harold Fischer was called to Louisburg, Missouri, by the illness of her sister, Mrs Lester Jensen. Overnight guests at the Frank Smouse home last week were his brother and family Mr and Mrs Charles Smouse of Coon Rapids, who were on their way to Duluth to attend a wedding. Mr and Mrs Richard Pehrson f^d dauchter, Joy, of Sioux City were visitors last week at the home of her parents, Mr and Mrs O. W. Blomster. Maribel Mino has returned to her home following a week .vacation. Mr and Mrs Robert Berggren and family of Rochester, Minn., have been visiting at trie bred Berggren home. Mrs Frank Anderson, who was a patient at an Estherville hospital last week, has returned to her home. Mr and Mrs Gordon Emerson are the parents of a son, David Lee, born August 19 at Holy Family hospital, Estherville. David, who weighed 10 pounds, one ounce, has a sister, Pamela Sue, who is one year old. Lt. S. H. Hammer, who will sail from New York Sept. 3, is spending a short leave at the home of his parents, the Rev. and Mrs S. H. Hammer. He will be stationed in southern Germany with the army medical service. Bond Sales In County Rising During July, residents of Kossuth county invested another $86,084.00 in United States savings bonds, pushing the seven- month total to $1,088,825.00 for 68 per cent of the 1957 quota, according to County Chairman L. W. Nitchals of Algona. Seven-month sales and per cenl of quotas attained are shown for other counties in this area: Palo Alto county, $618,181 for 84 per cent; Winnebago, $487,152, 55 per cent; Hancock, $740,480, 77 pe: cent; Humboldt, $542,704, 59 percent; and Emmet, $579,233, 62 per cent. RADISH Oscar Walters of Fulton produced a,giant radish, an oriental variety measuring 38 inches long and weighing five pounds, in his garden recently. Take a Load OK Your Mind! ARNIE J. RICKLEFS Phone CY 4-4529 State & Thorington Sts, Accident or illness can stop your income, but daily living expenses will go on. Let me show you plans that provide regular income when you can't work because ol disability. Representing WOODMEN ACCIDENT AND LIFE COMPANY respective to Budd a ftutofete place witfc and "Building Gate" Tuesday eentjy won Worth low, „ „ teams competing. 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