Clipped From The San Bernardino County Sun
lr assist- ad-istration, a de- Im-vement re-e a ue- a elec- be- hav- 10-in oi.- ob-inable estab- especial-to ap-irently ?ti ill k Mr. and Mrs. John S. Henderson, of 742 West E street, Colton, who celebrated their golden wedding anniversary Sunday. At the party, the engagement of their grandson, Mark A. Doty, and Marjorie I. McKin-stry, McKin-stry, McKin-stry, was announced. The fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. John S. Henderson of 742 West E street, Colton, was celebrated Sunday at a gala family family celebration attended by 52 relatives. An interesting surprise feature of the dinner was the announcement announcement of the engagement of Mark A. Doty, grandson of the couple, and Miss Marjorie I. Mc-Kinstry, Mc-Kinstry, Mc-Kinstry, both of Colton, who will be married on June 21. Many beautiful baskets of flowers, sent to Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Henderson by their friends, graced the home of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Henderson Henderson at 753 West E street, where the dinner party was held. The long table was centered with a delicious five-tiered five-tiered five-tiered wedding cake which was decorated in white and gold. The cake was baked by Mrs. Jack Her-rick, Her-rick, Her-rick, daughter of the couple. Lavender Lavender corn flowers and the yellow and white narcissus formed the floral decoration for the table. Green candles were also prominent. Green glassware was used for the entire dinner service. Letters and telegrams of congratulations congratulations and many lovely gifts were showered upon the couple during the day. The sons and daughters presented them with gold gifts. For Mrs. Henderson they had secured a dainty oid fashioned locket set with pearls. For Mr. Henderson they had a gold watch chain with a charm bearing emblems emblems of both the Masonic and Odd Fellow lodges, to which he belongs. Just as the guests were seated loung Mr. Doty announced that he wished to make a speech. At that time he gave the interesting announcement announcement of the approaching marriage. The bridegroom-elect bridegroom-elect bridegroom-elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Doty of Colton. He was an honor student student at the Colton high school, and will be graduated from the San Bernardino Valley junior college this spring. He is employed on a Colton newspaper, and will make a home in the Hub City for his bride. Miss McKinstry is the daughter of Robert McKinstry of Twin Falls, Idaho. It was while she was attending attending school in Merced that she met Mr. Doty. She is now a resident resident of Colton. Preceding the delicious turkey dinner, the group assembled to have pictures taken. Open house was held during the afternoon and nearly 75 friends of the Hendersons called at that time. Mr. and Mrs. Henderson were married on Jan. 23, 1884 at Fair-bury, Fair-bury, Fair-bury, Neb. They came to California California 36 years ago and to Colton 28 years ago. Mr. Henderson has been constable of Colton for many years and both he and his wife are well known in the valley. All of the children were present with their families. The children of the couple are Robert and Clyde Henderson of Merced, Mrs. Jack Herrick, Mrs. C. E. Craigmiles, Mrs. John Doty. Miss Blanch Henderson, Edgar, Wesley and George Henderson of Colton. Present for the dinner were John Ninemyer of Riverside, brother of Mrs. Henderson; Charles Chapman of Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Vacco of San Bernardino; Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Betts of Beaumont; Mr. and Mrs. George Watson and Mr. and Mrs. Vic Hawtray and son, Fred of Los Angeles; Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Henderson and children, Evelyn, Mildred and Barbara Jean; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henderson and son, John and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henderson Jr., of Merced; Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Henderson, Miss Blanch Henderson, Mr. and Mrs. George Henderson and son, Rich ard; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Hender son and children, Marjorie and Billie; Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Henderson Henderson and son, Eddie Jr.; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Herrick, Mr. and Mrs. John Doty and sons, Mark and Bert; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Craigmiles Craigmiles and son, Charles; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Craigmiles and son, Benny Dean; Miss Marjorie McKinstry, McKinstry, Mr. and Mrs. George Cannons, Cannons, Mrs. Ida Chadwell and son, Bobbie and Mrs. Ida S. Doty of Colton.