The fiftieth wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Philetus Spear was celebrated at their home, northwest of town, Tuesday. A large company of relatives and friends from Morenci and vicinity helped to make the occasion a joyous one. Mr. and Mrs. Spear were married in Medina and have continually lived in this locality. Dinner was served to about 30 guests at noon and a very enjoyable day spent. Mr. and Mrs. Spear are the parents of one son, Edward, who lives near them. The presents were handsome and numerous and everyone in departing wished the happy couple many more years of life and happiness. Among those present from abroad were Dr. Rorick Bennett and daughter, Miss Bessie, of Detroit.
Source: Adrian Daily Telegram, January 2, 1908.