Over 140 friends were received on Sunday May 2nd, by Mr. and Mrs. Fred Jewson at their home on Park Rd., Grimsby Beach.The occasion was the 25th anniversary of their wedding which took place in St. Andrew's Anglican Church, May 3rd, 1923. The Jewsons were "At Home" to their friends Sunday afternoon, during which the bridesmaid, Mrs. Ethel Hurd, received with Mr. and Mrs. Jewson.
Pouring tea were Mrs. James Wray, Mrs. James Hayward, Mrs. Norm Walker, Mrs. Len Bromley, Mrs. E.A. Buckenham and Mrs. Dave Clougley. Assisting were Mrs. C.W. Riches, Mrs. Gladstone Mogg, Mrs. Bert Flett, Mrs. D.E. Anderson, Miss Ruth Cornwell, Miss Phyllis Garland and Miss Katharine Hurd.
Havelock Jewson, their son, was able to be present for a few hours from the University of Toronto, where he is busy writing exams.
Many lovely flowers lent an air of beauty to the Jewson home. Mrs. Jewson wore a peacock blue crepe dress with a corsage of pink roses given to her by the officers of the Eastern Star.
Following the afternoon reception, a buffet supper was served to 40 close friends and relatives at 8 o'clock. A presentation to the couple of a beautiful pair of silver entree dishes as well as a tree platter took place at this time. A toast was proposed by Mr. C.W. Riches and the presentation made by Mr. Len Bromley to which both Mr. and Mrs. Jewson replied in suitable manner. Many other grand gifts were also received including flowers and cables from England.
Mr. and Mrs. Jewson will long remember that beautiful day. The fine couple were deeply touched by the tribute of friendship made by their many guests, and their Silver Wedding Anniversary will live in their memories forever.