Part. 2.

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Part. 2. - After dinner Mr. and Mrs. Case were Invited...
After dinner Mr. and Mrs. Case were Invited Invited into the parlor, w here the daughter ami their husbands, the grand children ami the great-grand great-grand great-grand children were assembled, and by request II. (I. Kt-eves, Kt-eves, Kt-eves, Esq., briefly tddn -ed -ed Mr. and Mrs. Case, calling attention to the wonderful changes which hud taken place in the years of their wedded life, and in tichalf of a number of friend at Bloom IngtOO presented Mr. Case a splendidly upholstered upholstered chair. A a gift from the daughter, the speaker banded Mrs. Case alt elegant gold natch and chain, and for the grandsons he gave to Mr. and Mrs. Case each a pair of gold spectacles and in behalf of the sons-in-law sons-in-law sons-in-law sons-in-law sons-in-law he presented Mr Case with a costly gold headed cane. The recipients were congratulated on the good fortune surrounding them, and reminded that these tokens were nothing compared with the esteem entertained for them. Mr. Case, was so overcome with emotion he could say nothing, and after receiving 1 In' congratulations, tho entire company passed before tbe old couple ami individually ex- ex- pressed their good wishes. After this Mr. and Mrs, Case, with the Tour daughters, formed a group on the front porch, and their portraits were taken. Then another view was taken, showing the entire company, the children In front, t!i men and Women behind the Utile ones, and the house for a buck ground. The day passed rapidly nway. lhe older folks ill groups enjoyed themselves in recall ing the days long past and telling incidents of pioneer "life, while the merry laugh and lively joke of the younger ones showed that they too Were having a good time. Hloomingtoii was represented by B Mod sized delegation, some of Whom staid all night owing In a belated train. Besides the presents above enumerated there were many others a portrait of Prcsi-. Prcsi-. Prcsi-. i .. , i : ,i r ii . 1 1 1 btmlscaiie views, vases, ami u iiiiantity of silverware. The house was handsomely decorated for the occasion. Over the entlHiice to the yard was an arch, With the word "Welcome" In large letters of evergreens, and over the trout porch were displayed the ligures "1881-1851 "1881-1851 "1881-1851 in evergreens, and scattered through the rooms of the house weic elegant boquett. tollv irntitl cheer and u lin k of still fornial- fornial- It. ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d ,.i,,,-i,-rit-d all tin: company, and it was HI it ( ii I 1 V H I'l'll leller duv to Mr. and Mrs n.u l, hi It was a mod dav to the illative and K "' """ hnatt ""tl hostess, whosi fiftieth marriage Anniversary was IbUS appropriate!) appropriate!) observed.

Clipped from The Pantagraph15 Oct 1881, SatPage 3

The Pantagraph (Bloomington, Illinois)15 Oct 1881, SatPage 3
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