Mr. and Mrs. G.W. Crittenden celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary at their home on Park road, Grimsby Beach, on Tuesday, March 2nd.
A dinner party for the family and relatives and friends from Barrie, Midland, and Lansing, Mich., was held at noon.
At the supper hour friends, including several formerly of Weyburn, Sask., attended. Mr. Syd Bullis of St. Catharines was master of ceremonies. A presentation of 50 blooms of flowers was made from the Weyburn Old Boy's Association.
Their daughters, Maud and May, and granddaughter Dorothy Todd were present for the occasion.
About 100 friends called at the reception in the afternoon and evening. Numerous messages by wire, telephone, cards, letters, also flowers and gifts were received by the happy couple.
Among the messages were ones from the Prime Minister, Hon. MacKenzie King, N.J.M. Lockhart, M.P., Hon. Chas. Daley, Judge Stanbury and Judge Wilson of Weyburn, Sask.
Beautiful baskets of flowers from the neighbors and the Warden and County Council, a lovely bouquet from the Rebekah Lodge and a corsage from the Ladies' Aid of St. John's Church, added greatly to the happy event.
Mrs. Charles Durham, Mrs. Henry McGowan poured the tea and Mrs. A.S. Cooper, Mrs. Jack Hagar, Mrs. S.E. Bullis, Mrs. T.A.Flett and Mrs. J.E. Wright assisted.
On Wednesday evening several more friends, who were kept away on account of the stormy weather of the day before, called. [photo]