and mrs. wesley murtland married sixty years
On Sunday, 16 Oct 1932 Mr.
and Mrs. Wesley Murtland, well known residents of this town,
celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary, when about 50 guests were
present. The day was an ideal one for the occasion.
The table decorations were
pink roses and fern, centred with a four story wedding cake, made
and iced by the bride of 60 years ago., who on Monday celebrated her
83th birthday, the groom being 84.
Five were present on this
occassion who attended the original wedding, which was held at the
home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Potts. Rev. Mr.
Harrington, formerly pastor at Bloomsburg, officiated.
Mr. Murtland is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. John Murtland who lived in this community. Mrs.
Murtland is the granddaughter of the late Sir Oliver Blake, a former
The bride and groom of 60
years ago were presented with a beautiful radio, which will be much
enjoyed during the long winter evenings.
Those who attended were: --
Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Corman,
Mr. and Mrs. W. Kidd and their friends from Newmarket;
Dr. and Mrs. Frank M. Potts.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Potts and family
and Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Potts of Buffalo, N.Y.;
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Corman of Woodstock;
Mr. and Mrs. Roy Everett,
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Thompson,
Mr. and Mrs. William Jaques and daughter,
Mrs. Reuben Hammond of Simcoe;
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Thompson,
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Thompson and son, Waterford;
Mr. Warren Potts of Tyrrell, and
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fletcher, Waterford.