W. A. Rogers & Lula Bowen Golden Anniversary
WEIMAR COUPLE OBSERVE GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY Valentine-!! Day was an "extra-special" "extra-special" clay this week for"Mr. and Mrs. •W. A. Rogers. Weimar area couple. It was tneir Golden Wedding Anniversary Anniversary as weB. So that their children could attend t*% observance. Jhfr. and Mrs. Rogers "celebrated" a few days early, however, and Sunday, at tbe family home about eight cities southeast of Weimar, they had open house to their children and friends for an enjoyable occasion. Mr. and Mrs. Rogers were married Feb. 14, 1889. at Weimar by the pioneer Baptist minister. Rev. Mites. They have resided in tBis section for more t&az! a baJf-centary. Mr. Rogers is a natire of South Caro- Jina. He was born in that state on August August 23, MS. the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wffiam Rogers. He came, for the Bist time, to the Weimar section when he was 21 years of age. Mis. Rogers, whose maiden name was Miss Lnla Bowen, is a native of Georgia- Etoe - s 68 years of age and her birthday is October 2. She came to the Weimar area, along with her parents, at the age of 5. The golden wedding celebrants have five sons and two daughters. Sons include include Brt and Edgar of Weimar, Urban Urban and Everett of Galveston, Homer of Gsrwood: and two daughters. Mrs. EWe McGowen of Genoa, Texas, and Mrs. Pearl Wagley of Weimar. AD cMIdren attended Sunday's fete with the exception of Mr. Homer Rogers Rogers of Garwood. The Mercury extends hearty congrat- utaUons to Mr. and Mrs. Rogers and wishes for them many more happy anniversaries. anniversaries.