Merrick/Mason 25th wedding anniv. Janesville, WI 13 May 1907

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Merrick/Mason 25th wedding anniv. Janesville, WI 13 May 1907 - SILVER WEDDING WAS CELEBRATED .MR. : 'AND MRS....
SILVER WEDDING WAS CELEBRATED .MR. : 'AND MRS. THURSTON MASON ' MARRIED TWENTY^FIVE YEARS/, DELIGHTFUL EVENING.SPENT Many Guests from Out --of the 'City .'. -,. Were' Present—Dainty. i . ..'. • .'.'Gift* in Silv»r, :'. :;. • ';JIr; and 'Mrs,- Tlmrston ;L.-;-Mason : ' of 105 /South:' Second street'• celebrated their 'twenty-fifth-wedding anniversary on Saturday 'evening;... last;' Invited guests,and'relatives Numbering forty .sat. clown- at nine-.o'clock '.to.', a -dainty two-course- supper which was .served by two.-nieces: of.-.Mlr.s, 1 Mason,,.Miss Merrick of Burlington and' Miss Alice-Mcrrick .of.this city. .'The 1 entire •house-' was..- tastefully'--decorated.."\vlth ferns''and potted plants,., red. and. green being .the color'., scheme.•-..Prominent among the decorations;was thc'-Unite'd .'States flag awarded- Mrs.- Mason- last . ng. ; -in the-Gazette voting contest. 'Att'eiY.siippcr- had,been.•served. a : "most dclightfiil-. hour' was', spent.;by v the guests in- a 1 .post-prandial 1 .'program. •Miss -Paulson acted/-as tbastmistress -arid.:-called-,,on Mrs. "J..''T.>' Wright., to respond ''p past, Mrs/.. Wright read a "charming' poem depicting .the. past life-'.of Mr. and.M-rs.iMa.son.:.'Mrs. .0. W.vAtlipn llien.responded; to.the toast, "The ..Present;" in.a;.charmjng.-planner and--Rev/'.J..W. Laughlirils.toast, "The .Future,"•'•concluded- the .speaking. Miss Rada''Merrick 'then gave" several''vocal selections-and. Mr. '- George. Rathjen also'favored tlie company with ./two selections. -Mr. find Mrs.-.Mason-were' the -recipients of. nian'y;'gifts{-in.' .silver .in commemoration 1 of-'their silver anniversary,.' All -61' Mrs.--Mason's' relatives except a sister,> ; Mrs. Laura,Eer- nold. .of'• Winthrop.,. Iowa,.' who.- was; 'delayed, by sickness in. the- faraily,':/aiid a brother- from 'Hebron,^ Illinois,-who was: unable-to attend; wei;o' present. Those -present from-.out. of': tho--city were:- 1 Mr. .and Mrs. C. E.'Merricic anil Miss Rada'Merrick-.ot Burlington';:'Mr',arid Mrs..G. : D. Merriclc ami -Mr.'-and Mrs; M. C. Merrick'of Chicago; 'Mr. W. E.'...Merr'ick ,of. Grand'.Rapids;-Mr.' arid Mrs.";B. L. •Meri'-iclc. : bi;--J;inesyIlle; and 'Mrs'. -Hastings'' of: Riuhmprid,'-' 111. Those 1 : from' the' : city were -'Mr. .and Mrs.-T. D.-Donnelly, MX..'arid Mrs. Warren-Hasklris; Mr.,and Mrs...Wallace Skinner; Mr.--George Rathjen;. Mr. M'. v ;.C.f Peterson 1 ,' Miss -Aiina •.Taylor, Miss'-'Alice'-Mcrrick;'d-"'Mrs.. C.' •,W.••"Keniaierer,- and-Miss•• Paulson. ••-•', •Satur• • •if or jt -;' •; "5: the

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  1. Janesville Daily Gazette,
  2. 13 May 1907, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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