The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on January 11, 1966 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 5

Algona, Iowa
Issue Date:
Tuesday, January 11, 1966
Page 5
Start Free Trial

Sherry Read Wed Here Sherry Ann Read, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer Read, Algona, and Lee Charles Lawson, son of Charles Lawson, Boone, were married in the Methodist church here in a candlelight service at 7:30 p. m. Dec. 29. Rev. Newton Coughenour performed the double ring ceremony with 180 guests present. The bride was attired in a floor length sheath bridal gown of white brocade with an empire waistline trimmed with seed pearls, a rounded neckline, long tapered sleeves extended to points at the wrists, a chapel- length train that flowed from the back of the empire waist which was accented with a large bow across the back. She also wore a dainty pillbox highlighted with pearl beads and trimmed on top with a small bow, and a shoulder- length veil of pure silk imported English illusion. She was attended by her sister, Mrs. Vernon Koehn, as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were twin sisters of the groom. Colleen and Eileen Lawson. Best man was John Capps, Eugene Wittkopf and Richard Martin were groomsmen. Michael Fleming, Craig • Woodward, Michael Lacey and Stephen Miller were ushers. Candlelighters were Stephan and Stephanie Koehn. Mary Beth Green was the soloist, accompanied by Mrs. N. Coughenour at the organ. A reception for 130 guests was held at the Algona Country Club. Mrs. Edward Schroeder had the guest book. Mrs. Jerry Christain cut the cake and Judy Peterson served punch. Sheila Keilly and Linda Nelson poured. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sheakley were host and hostess, Gifts were opened by Carol Degnes and Gerry Dilley. The bride is a graduate of Algona high school and the University of Iowa. She teaches junior high English in the Belle Plaine schools. He is a graduate of Boone high school and is a senior at the University of Iowa. The Lawsons are former Algonans, The couple are living at Belle Plaine, (Photo by Poundstone) Natives of the Solomon Islands captured the English ship Dancing Wave in 1876 and ate all except one of the crew, who escaped and reported the incident. State Announces Supplemental Medicare Aid The State Board of Social Welfare has given unanimous approval to a plan to provide Iowa's old age assistance recipients with the same benefits that Medicare will furnish other lowans past 65 years of age. Arthur Downing, chariman of the state board, said that effective July 1, 1966, the state department will "buy in" to the voluntary insurance portion, Part B of Title XVffl of Public Law 89-97 (Medicare)paying the monthly charge of $3.00 for Old Age Assistance recipients. This will furnish these recipients physicians services, 100 home health visits, laboratory and X-ray services, certain prosthetic devices (except dental), ambulance under specified circumstances, and rental of such equipment as wheel chairs, oxygen units, and iron lungs. About 42 percent of the old age assistance recipients in Iowa also receive social security insurance payments and all of these people will be urged to sign up for the voluntary insurance. Bancroft Joins New Power Co-Op Setup Twelve Northern Iowa Municipal Utilities, Members of North Iowa Municipal Electric Cooperative Association, have joined Corn Belt Power Cooperative of Humboldt. The announcement was made today by R. R, Cejka, President of Corn Belt Power Cooperative, and Bruce C. Johnston, President of the North Iowa Municipal Electric Cooperative .Association. The North Iowa Municipal Electric Cooperative Association is composed of the municipally operated utilities in Alta, Bancroft, BsthervUle, Graettinger, Grundy Center, Laurens, Milford, New Hampton, Spencer, Sumner, Waverly and Webster City, PRINTING THAT PULLS and doe* Justice to your business, falrty priced, Upper Des Moines County Pork Ass'n To Get State Honors The Kossuth Co. Pork Producers Ass'n. will be honored at the Veterans Auditorium, Pes Moines, Jan. 12-13 for their outstanding pork producers' program during 1965. The recognition will be part of the 1966 Iowa Pork Industry Conference, sponsored by the Iowa Pork Producers Ass'n., and Iowa State University Extension Service, according to Charles Nygaard president of the Kossuth Co. Pork Producers Ass'n. A special display booth designed to show the past year's promotional efforts will be manned by the local producers at the Des Moines conference. The Pork Industry Conference will start at 11:00 a. m. on Jan. 12, with a panel discussion on swine diseases. In the evening, the 1965 Master Pork Producers will be honored at a banquet. The day of the 13th is set aside for two clinics, both designed as management and labor-saving systems. There will also be feed and hog equipment displays. Alflono, (la.) Upper Pet Metee* Tuesday, January 11, 1966 At the noon buffet on Jan. 13, the 10 outstanding county associations will be honored and the outstanding county association in the state will be selected. All pork producers and those interested in pork production arc invited to this conference. DON'T DELAY! ... GET FIRE INSURANCE TODAY! Tomorrow could be too lafe. This is the day to make sure you have adequate fire insurance protection. Let us plan a program of coverage that will give you the greatest protection at the least possible cost. BLOSSOM INSURANCE Phone 295-2735 FOR COMPLETE INSURANCE COVERAGE CALL NOW? Algona, Iowa f//'S'''''''SssssssssMWssss/sssss/W'Ssss/rsss^ Eat Out Often In ALGONA THE \ JOHNSON HOUSE\ ON SO. PHILLIPS SMORGASBORD Friday Nite & Sunday Noon PRIVATE DINING ROOMS SEPARATE COCKTAIL LOUNGE CLOSED SATURDAYS (Except For Private Parties) CHARLIE'S SUPPER CLUB SO. ON 169 • DINING ROOM OPEN 5:30 - 1 1:30 P.M. COCKTAILS LIVE ENTERTAINMENT PRIVATE DINING ROOM Tele. 295*9152 y. 4Mjte4> i X °^r° CAFE JCT. HIWAYS 10 . 169 OPEN WEEKDAYS 10A,M.-1 A.M. SUNDAYS 8A.M.-1 A,M. CLOSED MONDAYS PRIVATE DINING ROOM COCKTAIL LOUNGE i ! i vvn'ivnwrvT'n'vwmF'n'iPi'n'i LUDWIG'S CAFE DOWNTOWN ALGONA BREAKFAST 4 NOON * SPECIALS * Open 6 A.M. - 8 P.M. Weekdays Closed Sundays CHROME CAFE JCT. 18 - 169 BROASTED CHICKEN OUR SPECIALTY OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY Closed Sat. 2 P. M. - Sun. 5 P. M. BLUE & WHITE CAFE CARL NELSON, Owner FEATURING! ORDERS TO CO HOME-COOKED MEALS SANDWICHES - SHORT ORDERS OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY 7 Days A Week Air Conditioned

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free