The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on August 29, 1957 · Page 32
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 32

Algona, Iowa
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Thursday, August 29, 1957
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4*-AI0ona (la.) Upper DM Molnet Thursday, August 29. 1957 FISHING (Continued from page 1) folks have'gone ,,all-out" with Us on the Big Fish Contest, and we sure won't forget it. ' * 4 * Aneni friends made through this fish contest, I have one 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 Heddpn Vice-president, Mr Homer E. Circle. I got acquainted with Mr Circle by mail, except that his reples to my letters would be invariably long in getting to Algona. It appears that the main part of his job is just—GOING b'ISHING. Thus, when Mr Circle was off in Saskatchewan or down in Uruguay, for a spot of fishing, his secretary at Heddon's would answer rriy letters. At one point, Mr Circle, in between fishing wrote and said: "Don't frci too much about my secrotiiry £lem, she just doesn't savvy that iowa 'kinfolk talk'." At any rate, everything worked out okay, With Heddon's graciously sending on some of their latest and best lures for the, Big Fish Contest prize-winners. * * < This brings me lo the real fillet of this column, entailing some of the brief fishing activity I have been able to sandwich in during past weeks. I sort of hate to relate this item, but I- happened to drop a crack about it to Chet Williams, and he dared mo 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 fishing luck, nothing very important. I bought a can of nite crawlers, rented a skiff and motor and set out solo on a strange lake. I tied a big skein of crawlers on. the end of a plug, set the motor just above stalling speed and headed out into the lake. Coasting along amid the shimmering waves, under a blue sky, I suddenly felt a. smart tug at my rod, skipped the motor and pro- Deeded' to reel in one of -the finest arid handsomest '1%-lb.; small- mouth basses I've seen*' ; ; T''then retraced my course 'aii'd sure enough, another fine bass! Thinking that three such fish when fried to a golden brown with a rness of hash brown potatoes would make a beautiful breakfast, in a few minutes I landed Number 3 Small-Mouth. I swung-the rudder smartly in the direction 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?" Brother, 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 caich 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, top, might be unfamiliar with this species, I snapped a picture of a iaciy fisherman at this same lake holding one — him. And then wonder of wonders, as I cast out again, this big Grapple's twin brother must have been but looking for him — for there was another crashing strike. The result —the two tremendous Grapples 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'l) be looking for reports from such trustworthy fishermen as Larson, Herbsl, Ricklefs, Becker, Pearson, Skilling, Amundson, Buchanan, and the rest. Teachers From Swea City Back To Work £" Swea City — 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 nigh English, 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. At Lutheran Conclave Among Luther Leaguers who took part in the massed choir Saturday at the Third Assembly of the Lutheran World Federation in Minneapolis were Reta and Janet Walker, Betty and Barbara Stenzel, 'Judy Johnson, Ronnie Kaltved, and Howard Roalson. Helen Madsen of East Chain accompanied the local _roup to Minneapolis and trans- jortation was furnished by Gary abel and Dick Dahl. Breaks Hip At Home Mrs Sadie Anderson, who suffered a broken hip at her home Wednesday, was taken by ambulance to Holy Family Hospital, Estherville. 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 Mrs 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 istudy 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 and daughter, 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 weeks vacation. | Mr and Mrs Robert Berggren and -family of Rochester, Minn., i have been visiting at the trea 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 $1,033,825.00 for 68 per cent of .the 1957 quota, according to County Chairman L. W. Nitchals of Algona. Seven-month sales and per cen\ of quotes attained are shown for other counties in this area: Palo Alto county, $618,131 for 84 pe: cent; Winnebago, $437,152, 55 pep cent; Hancock, $740,480, 77 per cent; Humboldt, $542,704, 59 per cent; and Emmet, $579,233, 62 per cent. RADISH Oscar Walters of Fulton produced a giant radish, an oriental variety measuring 38 inches lonj and weighing five pounds, in his garden recently. 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-hammer. Even with a 35-lb. test line he gave quite a battle, but I finally boated Kossuth Has 12 4-H Boys, Fair Twelve 4-H boys will represent I Kossuth County at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moinus in the various 4-H club departments and contests this year. James Bierstedt will exhibit two Angus beef heifers and two steers Friday and Saturday. Leon Dumstorff, Bill Wilhelmi, Albert and David Ko.llasch, will compete Monday in' the State Crops Judging Contest. Ed Dumstorff, Jim Kain and Donald Madsen will give their respective demonstrations on "How to Build a Portable Fan" and "Building a Cattle Catch Gate" Tuesday afternoon. Ed recently won second place at the North Iowa Fair with nine teams competing. Aaron Anliker, Bob Chambers, Roger Dreyer and Daniel Skow will complete in the State Livestock Judging contest Friday ufteni' on. The boys will be accompanied ( '\ Dean Barnes, county extension director and Robert C. Johnson, county extension >outh assistant, during their ^IM\ i.l the fair. Attend Reunion Relatives from this area attending the Madsen family reunion in Worthington Sunday included Mr and Mrs Ole Kvamsdale, Mr and Mrs Eldon Isaacson, Mr and Mrs Duard Purdue 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 Luverne Schultz and family all of Fairmont. Mr and Mrs Glen Curtis, Mi and Mrs A. J. Bilsbordugh and Mr and Mrs William Thompson entertained Tuesday evening at a picnic supper at the Curtis home Honored guests were Mr and Mrs Daryl Bishop, Carizozo, New Mexico, and Lt. S. H. 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