GOLDEN WEDDING

"THE PRESS "

OCTOBER 19 , 1894

 

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Transcribed by : Tina Easley - BELOW CLIPPING

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JUDGE L. L. MACK AND WIFE CELEBRATED THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR MARRIAGE TUESDAY , OCT. 16 . THERE ARE EIGHT CHILDREN LIVING AND WERE PRESENT , WE GIVE THEM IN THE ORDER OF THEIR AGES:

R.P. MACK , PIGGOTT , ARK. A.P. MACK , AND FAMILY , PARAGOULD , ARK . MRS. P.H. CRENSHAW , POCAHONTAS , ARK. MRS. J.E. RIDDICK , GAINESVILLE , ARK. MACK MACK AND WIFE , PARAGOULD , ARK . T.C. MACK , PARAGOULD , ARK . MISS DELLA MACK , PARAGOULD , ARK . MRS. JENNIE SMITH , WEST POINT , ARK. R.C. MACK OF POCAHONTAS , THE ONLY LIVING BROTHER OF JUDGE MACK AND HON. J.N. CYPERT OF SEARCY ONLY BROTHER OF MRS. MACK AND THE ONLY LIVING WITNESSES OF THE MARRIAGE FIFTY YEARS AGO ,WERE ALSO PRESENT . MISS KATE BURNS , NEICE OF JUDGE MACK WAS PRESENT . DR. THOS. H. WYSE , OF THIS CITY , WHO HAS BEEN THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN FOR OVER THIRTY YEARS AND IN ATTENDANCE AT BIRTH OF THE SIX YOUNGER CHILDREN , WAS ALSO PRESENT. THE AGED COUPLE WERE THE RECIPIENTS OF THE FOLLOWING pRESENTS : DR. TH WYSE , $20 GOLD COIN , MRS P.H. CRENSHAW , $10 GOLD COIN , MRS JENNIE SMITH , $10 GOLD COIN , HON . J.N. CYPERT AND SON 1 PAIR OF ELEGANTLY ENGRAVED SLEEVE BUTTONS AND AN ELEGANT BREASPIN. R.C. MACK , $5 GOLD COIN , WHICH WAS CONSENT OF DONOR AND DONEES SENT TO THE ABSENT SICK SISTER AT GAINESVILLE AS A TOKEN OF REMEMBRANCE . TWO GRANDCHILDREN OF MRS. P.H. CRENSHAW SENT POEMS OF THEIR OWN PRODUCTION.

AT 12 O'CLOCK THE VERNERABLE COUPLE LED THE WAY TO THE DINING ROOM , WHERE A SUMPTUOUS DINNER WAS SERVED , AND AS THE SEVERAL MEMBERS OF THE FAMILY TOOK THEIR PLACES AROUND THE FAMILY BOARD , THE JUDGE SAYS : " IT WAS THE HAPPIEST TIME OF MY LIFE ."

IN THE EVENING THE PASTOR OF THE METHODIST CHURCH , BRO., JNO. RITTER , WAS CALLED IN AND AN OLD FASHIONED METHODIST LOVE FEAST WAS PARTAKEN OF , AFTER WHICH MRS. J.E. REDDICK AND MISS KATE BURNS LEFT FOR THEIR HOME AT GAINESVILLE , WHILE THE OTHER GUESTS WILL REMAIN FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

THE AGED COUPLE PRIZE THE PRESENTS RECEIVED FAR ABOVE THEIR INTRINSIC VALUE , FOR THE REASON OF THE GREAT LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP REPRESENTED.

THE PRESS EXTENDS TO THE OLD COUPLE THE HAND OF CONGRATULATION AND WISHES THEM MANY A HAPPY DAY , AS ONWARD THROUGH LIFE THEY GO.