Tampico Tornado, February 1. 1923
21 Nov 2006
On last Thursday, Jan. 25th, neighbors and friends numbering about a hundred met at the Woodman Hall in Fairfield to assist Mr. and Mrs. Swan CROSELL in celebrating their silver wedding anniversary and enjoying a day of visiting. All came with well-filled baskets and a little after noon a sumptuous dinner was served.
The immdediate family and relatives numbering twenty-five were seated at the table and all others were served cafeteria style but there was an attendance for all. From a point aboe the table to either end, wee draped blue and white streamers and from these hung three white bells.
During the dinner hour, JOHNSON'S orchestra played several selections and while still seated at the table a short program was given. T. A. DRAYTON was toastmaster and filled the position with ability.
The Fairfield Male Quartette composed of Messrs E. C. BERGE, W. F. STEERS, N. A. JOHNSON and C. A. BROOKS gave several selctions whichwere appreciated. Misses Florence CROSELL and Hazel JOHNSON rendered a piano duett very nicely. Ed SWANSON, John S. JOHNSON, W. F. STEERS, Gus. JOHNSON and C. A. BROOKS were called upon for short talks and these were very spicy.
As a little rememberance of the occation Mr. and Mrs. CROSELL were presented a purse of silver with the good wishes of those present. To the presentation speech Mr. CROSELL responded feelingly. Mr. and Mrs. CROSELL are well nown andhighly respected residents of Fairfield and have always been on the right side when it came to anything for the benefit of the community. They have a family of the young people and all take an active part in the community affairs whenever the occasion comes.