50th Anniversary: (Seney Special)
Mr. and Mrs. Joe Matthews celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at their home in Seney, April 12. Many relatives and friends called in the afternoon to extend congratulations. Guests from Chicago, Ill.; Clinton, Cherokee, Aurelia, Sioux City and Marcus, Iowa; and South Sioux City, Nebraska were present; also all their immediate relatives and neighbors. Mrs. Fern Zerkie was the reception hostess.
Many beautiful gifts were presented to the Matthews. Later a luncheon was served. About 150 guests were present. They all departed wishing the honored couple many more years of happiness together.
~Source: The LeMars Globe-Post, April 16, 1953