Melvin & Melissa 50th
Metvin Townes To Celebrate • 50th Anniversary Mr. and Mrs. Melvin f owhe, Rural Rural Route 3, will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Wednesday Wednesday with open house from 2 p. m. to 9. Miss Melissa Miner and Mr. Towne were married March 16, 1899 in Waupaca. They have made their home in Rhinelander and in the town of Pelican, where they now live, ever .since. Mr. Towne had become become a Rhinelander resident in 1888. Seven children, five boys and two girls, were born to the union. The boys are Elmer L., Marion M., Arthur M., Glen W. and Walter and the girls are Mrs. Ernie Richter and Mrs. Hazel Gritzmacher. Of the children Mrs. Gwltzmacher, Marion and Glen live in the town, of Pelican, Elmer in Rhinelahder, Walter in Greeley, Colo., and Mrs. Richter in Burlington, Wash. One son, Arthur, is dead. . Mr. and Mrs. Towne have 24 grandchildren and eight great- grandchildren.