John H. Harrington
Plano Star Courier.
GOLDEN WEDDING IS CELEBRATED
Mrs. and Mrs. John H. Harrington celebrated their Golden Wedding anniversary at their country home, a few miles northwest of Plano Wednesday, October 24.
The doors of this hospitable home were thrown open to the relatives and friends of this honored couple from 3 to 5 in the afternoon and from 7 to 10 in the evening.
Mr. and Mrs. Harrington’s parents were among the earliest settlers of Collin county.
Mr. Harrington is the son of the late Alfred Harrington and wife. Mrs. Harrington is a daughter of the late B. F. Matthews and wife. Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Harrington were the parents of four children: S. L. Harrington and John H. Harrington, Plano; Mrs. Mary Quisenberry and Mrs. Morris Griffin of Frisco. All the children were in the receiving line Wednesday afternoon. In the receiving line also was Hon. G. E. Carpenter of Plano. Mr. Carpenter was best man at the wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Harrington. Besides Mr. and Mrs. Harrington Mr. Carpenter is the only living member of the bridal party.
Mrs. Harrington is a sister of Mrs. Olney Davis of Plano, W. B. Mathews of Denton and of the late Mrs. D. J. Martin of this city.
The home was beautifully and artistically decorated with marigolds and chrysanthemums.
Mr. and Mrs. Jno. Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. Gip Carpenter.
Mrs. Olney Davis.
S. L. Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. Morris Griffin of Frisco.
Mrs. Claude Quisenberry, Frisco.
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Matthews of Denton.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Shepard, Sr.
Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Gaston, Justin.
Mrs. Ann Kennedy.
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Martin of Dallas.
Children and Grandchildren.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Harrington and daughters, Misses Fanny Lee and Lady Bug Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Frank Harrington and sons, Francis, John Mack, Bennett and Mike Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. Clint Harrington and daughter, Miss Fanny Ruth Harrington.
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Harrington.
Dick Robertson, San Angelo.
Dick Robertson, Plano and Mattie Harrington Palmer of Ft. Worth.
The guests were invited into the dining room where brick ice cream decorated with gold bell, was served with angel squares and gold mints. Misses Fanny Lee Harrington and Rebecca Harper had charge of the dining room. Little Misses Fanny Ruth Harrington and Mattie Palmer passed the mints.
Program for the Afternoon.
“When You and I Were Young, Maggie.”
Nellie Grey,” Miss Maud Davis.
Dance, Betty Gene Beckham.
Reading, “That Old Sweetheart O’Mine,” Fanny Lee Harrington.
“Silver Threads Among the Gold.”
“Just A Song at Twilight,” Mrs. Robert Davis.
Reading, “Grandma’s Way,” Bennett Harrington.
Out of Town Guests.
Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Mathews, Mrs. Leona Clark, Mr. and Mrs. D. C. Martin, Vivian Gant, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Newt F. Randall, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Slaughter, Richard L. Hughston, Mrs. A. E. Wrigley, Mrs. E. C. Allen, Jr., Mrs. W. A. Harris, Mrs. Harry Houston, all of Dallas.
Misses Lucy and Debby Rasor and Vince Duke, of Allen.
Duroc Rhoton, Carrollton.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Covington, Mrs. N. L. Crozier, Mrs. Will Clark, Mrs. C. L. Savage, all of Frisco.
Dr. and Mrs. O. T. Mitchell, Mrs. F. W. Jackson, H. W. Coit of Renner.
Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Nickelson, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Sandifer and Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Jackson of McKinney.
Vasco Griffin, Camey Spur.
Mr. and Mrs. Silas Gaston, Justin.
Miss Delores Griffin, Hebron.
Miss Hattie Harrington Palmer, Ft. Worth.