not sure McCracken anniversary - Clara mentioned - 26 Oct 1925

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not sure McCracken anniversary - Clara mentioned - 26 Oct 1925 - Silver Wedding Anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. J....
Silver Wedding Anniversary of Rev. and Mrs. J. 0. C. McCracken Observed The Rev. and Mrs. J. C C. Mc- Mc- Craekcn were on Saturday night honor honor guests ot Juniata rresbyterlana who socially emphasised the passing of the silver anniversary in the wedded wedded life ot the pastor and his lady the beloved pair iwmg leasieu nu presented with appropriate gifts. The affair was given in the basement of ih new church and was attended by some SSO members, friends and visit ing clergy of sister churches in the Altoona district, the C. I. C. class of vmini? ladie under the chairmanship of Mvs. R. J. HilHs being charmingly effective in the role vt hosts. Prominent among the table decora tions was a dainty wedding cake, presented presented by Mrs. Hillis and the O. I. C. girls further tendered the bride of a auarter century with a shower bou quet of tine carnations. On behalf nf the men of the church C.. v. Chase presented to the pastor and his wife each a treasure tuick of silver dol lars the gifts all being a complete surprise to the, occupants of the Pros bvterian manse, who had been invited to the church to receive tha congratulations congratulations of a few. friends. Spending the evening pleasantly to gether, pastor and peep's enjoyed an informal program a piano solo by Miss Marguerite Bathgate, an original poem "The Silver Wedding'' by Rob ert F. Lantz: a bant one solo, by Dean Clark, of Altoona, and a reading reading by Mr. Chase. The serving of a luncheon was prepared wilh a word of prayer by the Rev. W. L. Me- Me- Clure, of Altoona. The pleasure of the achievement of easily weathering twenty-live twenty-live twenty-live years of married life was further enhanced by the presence of home folks of the Rev. and Mrs. Mc- Mc- Cracken her sister, Miss Ruth Adair of Johnstown: his brother and three sisters, J. H. McCracken and Misses Clara. Mary- Mary- and Elisabeth McCracken, McCracken, of Pennsylvania Furnace, and al so by two sons who were reared in the atmosphere of Presbyterian pastorateHenry, pastorateHenry, an instructor in Kiski college prep school at Saltsturrg. and Joseph, a student at W. and J. ' A splendid work in the erection and partial completion of a new church lias been accomplished under the pastorate of the Rev. Mr. McCracken in Juniuta and the fellowship of a nne unison in service was on Satu day evening directed to the social cr.arra of the silver wedding day. PASTOR CELEBRATE

Clipped from Altoona Tribune26 Oct 1925, MonPage 8

Altoona Tribune (Altoona, Pennsylvania)26 Oct 1925, MonPage 8
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