The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa on September 21, 1961 · Page 8
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The Algona Upper Des Moines from Algona, Iowa · Page 8

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ed f6r estion A personal worth teveai *> A ity does Kedpinirt^nihro^i M$m me'otimitoMtePStM shower so*dad can see to shave. , .. ' • > ' .' And in a Medallion home, the lighting is a thing of pure foy — even .the light switches are conversation pieces., *; IN MAY of this year, after meeting the required national qualification standards, Algona,Municipal .Utilities was author- feed by, NEMA7U55',East 44$ Sifeet, Ne\jtYflrr®ty*;{* make the medallioif awtoa tS^oftes fft the 'area-it feerves with eie& trie scfvi66* ir i$N * ** * ** 11 \ *ji' j sf**" *fr ? j ', The! new s>lit-ilVi?l Ijome" at '214 Nftrtij ;Wdodworth, stre^ fs the first,to be awaftfed a Medallion 1 teyMlgona Municipal Utilities'under this authorization." Two .more Algona homes are Scheduled -to receive a medallion .award in' the near future. «*, the ffsl all|glefilffc,^edal|ioft|h6me in flic'United States was JooatSSs It Lake'Hickory*, 1 N6fth Carolina..Since that first iward, several million homes dnd apartment buildings have been awarded medallions for top; electrical equipment and wiring electric"'rate locally, particularly "Where the homes are heated electrically and have water heated' electrically. ITS APPOINTMENT to sponsor the MedaUIon Home Program here represents another step forward for Algona Municipal Utilities, rated now as one of Iowa's, most progressive municipal utilities. This is the sixty-fourth consecutive year of-operation for- Algona; Municipals-Utilities,' $nd in that time kilowatt output'has igoeiBasWd.inoreSlib ten-fold. ' ,' . • Total gperatjbil, income jbf-the ^dcSf utilities, including both Electric and \vater 'departments^ 5s 'over half a million dollars annually. In 1960, Algona Municipal Utilities transferred ap- 1 . •__ A _1 . At Jrt*A/i/\ 4 rtrt — * tt*l*. £M«A»wiV <• *% 4-l*n* f^t^tr f\t A Irtnnn ftfi 'at^fhe public^dpefi hpusp"jDf ; 'Algjtma'jJ' fffst all-ejectric Medallion home tV"ans\f er questions 'and p^int out special rfes'pflthe ho'us4^Gus Lun|tfand»^iTy I^4n|agh',' of -L &*L ' ' hand Gold featurfes' donstrac&^n Compafiy;'- will niead' up the, welpprnlng committed - 4t the^on^e's pp|?^ shewing tlfijs W,q6k,&nd. " ' J"i! ideas used by Read's Watson r ' > , J , ' •> .; • Working closely throughout the construction of the "Gold Medallion" home peside the. L At L Constructioj)t,Co.-Has'b1eejj Bob Watson, decbratinjg ' ant of Read'^ B^Tu'ture, Inc., of Algona. "' '''I . Read's and Mr<Watspn.'have. completely furnished tjie- new home. "Bob" 'bought ?U of the furnishings for iRe fyome last June during a market 'trip in Chicago. All of the' furnisjj- ings are of comparable quality to those sold at Read's, from most of the manufacturers that furnish £h,e store with merchandise.' But the home has been decorated with an idea of being just a trifle "different" from the average home. The 'jroup of colors used, known as a "Kallscope" combination, are the very latest and are ; "of L'fyiNG magazine. !•- ALJL r OF THE.furnishings and accessories 'are frpm Read's 15 * ' ;nout the hoirjie. This* in^ dining room furniture, living toom. sofa r - chairs and lamps, bedroom furniture and recreation room furnishings. "' ^Ir" Watson has used combinations of blues/ purples,' lavender and greens throughout the hpme>TK§ iAgan&.wa featured in the current issue words. vaE-to-wail carpet in tjie living room ilte. t; ';'^The 4 living', room 'is furnished with 'a "Peacock" .cfiairSHwo: Si^all chairsj anpther chair, a sofa'' and tables and t lamps.*, ' _ WAUL, the "floatiiig" ,„ Between'the'kitchen-dinjiig area and living room is of redwood, as is a large 'beam' stretching frorn pne end of the liv? ing room ceiling to the other. This serves as a contrast to the rest of the furnishings. The .motif-of azure blue colors extends to the bedroom also, which will have oiled walnut furniture. The recreation room in the lower level will be equipped with washable walls, chairs and sofas. The entire room is "washable" in other MODEL HOME DRAPERIES andCURTAINS by- <• 'i, ALGONA' T. <> J) SEE,*.! The very latest in contemporary living ...from colors to groupings • •• :; . Arrangements..,^Qjx)rs ,., fuTOi3hings...apcessory treatments especially correlated for this Home by Read's decorating consultant,*. ,^^P|^T .. .'.11^^^^ TJ^^T ^^ The new blues ,,,. and greens,, -, with purple amethyst aceent colors ,,, ROW also shown in September leading fid ' / *'- ' '. * % i -*- „*"»" W :^^ th \ i* •jS* )X * ' •*f^7J i I,' s i; IHttlfHtJf MM'Artikw v «H *> ' * ft f«** S^a»-*l <-«-*, •' > t r H'^ «& / 'i Part^TableAJ • Partychaif«iB| /,Buffet Of Breakfront t)| Side Chair EJ Aim chair F| Extension table GJ Commode Hi 66'Cofice Table ,lj *'Bookcaieunit.j| Bookcase unit K | '.compartment Door unit L , ' PJatform base N 1 * i*. Typewriter desk O "vTriple dresser P \ Mirror Q Double panel bed S v Nightstand T c,,. plus25 other(y correlated pieces... ' 10 affordable in price. I • I ' i ; i "Irpp^ed.otheloolt'ofnew Broyhill Premier S ' k j. ."_.., _^ ;'• '& ,. y _ ; . Sleek and simple witK purpos.";.. .,. ;_ScuIptra by , -. • Broyhill Prerniei? 'is 'equally (at-home 1 iintth^ city ' •. 'apartment or suburBan home, The 'design motif... ,, ' v a theme taken from modern .wood sculpttire. Espe- • Tr * cially interesting is thfi'moulded reliefjon dpbrs arid. , 'j-drawerSi'the^back Cilleries that curVe. upward to " . / the wzOl," the recessed drawer pulls. And decorating |- * Vitfi Sculptra is a real-pleasure for Jt subtle hint', |"- : ^of-"import" sophijtic^Uon takes perfectly-to ,"today's" decorating Colors. J See Sculptra ... for Jiving room,' dlning,toorh.and bedroom, in beau-, ' v tifully grained Walnut^ at our store now. '""*"" k -"S" * i ^ ''^ £ Dining room side chairs ' may be ordered in (mart Mustard Gold enamel or Walnut U H •—_ • *• Using Sculptra functional unit! ' >* (a.boveKa tjunning jtorage place V£...' to suit your individual r^uireraentt\ $99 the No-Drop cjrawars in Sculptra The*! drawers cannot •tick. ...cannot drop Mr. Watson will be available at the Model Home both clays jto answer questions you might wish to ask him ... . . *'> » % l4u;atwl West ol Courthoyse

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