Mrs. Etta Bostwick Hostess At Affair Honoring Mr., Mrs. Dewitt Bostwick, Mr., Mrs. Ernest Dates
Mrs. Etta Bostwick, 151 Decatur street, entertained at a family dinner Saturday evening in honor of the 25th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Bostwick and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dates who celebrated their 25th anniversary April 17. Mr. Bostwick and Mrs. Dates are the son and daughter of Mrs. Etta Bostwick and the last E.D. Bostwick of the Wing and Bostwick department store.
Miss Mary Marland, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Marland, and Dewitt Bostwick were married April 24, 1912 in their newly-furnished home on East Pulteney street, a week after the wedding of the bridegroom’s sister, Miss Leah Bostwick and Ernest Dates, who were their attendants. Both ceremonies were performed by the Rev. Clinton Taft, former pastor of the First Congregational Church.
Both Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Bostwick have lived in Corning for about 35 years, their present address being 243 Decatur street. Mr. Bostwick is well known in local business circles and has operated the Bostwick Tog Shop of Bridge street for the past six years. They have two children, Kenneth Houghton Circle and Jack, a student at Northside High School.
Flowers and other decorations for the dinner followed a yellow color scheme. A gift of silver was presented to the guests of honor.
Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bostwick and son, Richard; Mr. and Mrs. Dewitt Bostwick and son, Jack; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Bostwick; Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Dates, sons Robert and Harold, and daughter, Mary Ellen; Miss Luella Bostwick and the hostess, Mrs. Etta Bostwick.
Source: Corning Evening Leader, April 26, 1937.