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A NEWTONIAN'S SILVER WEDDING IN LIVERPOOL. On Thursday week a large circle of frienus and acquaintances showered con- gratulations upon Mr and Mrs Tom How- gate Jones, of 31, Clarendon-road. Egre- mont. Cheshire, the occasion being the twenty-fifth anniversary of their wedding day. Mr Jones, who is the head of the well-known firm of Charles Lane and Co., Liverpool, is the seventh son of the late Mr Owen Jones, of New town, his wife being the youngest daughter of the late Mr William Marples, of Sheffield and Liver- pool. Mr Jones is a younger brother of Mr Edward Jones, wool merchant. New- town. They were married at St. Cyprian s Church. Edge Hill. Mr Jones has been a well-known figure in Liverpool and local cricket circles for many years past. For some time he was a. member of the old Liverpool Cricket Cluti, and he has also played with the Sefton, Bootle, and Wallasey Clubs, and is at the present time still an hon. member of the latter. He enjoyed the great distinction of playing against the first Australian team which visited England in lf78. In celebration of the-event, Mr and Mrs Jones gave a dinner in the hall adjoining the Conservative Club, Manor-road, in the evening, to which a large number of friends were invited, including Mr and Mrs H. Pearce, Mr and Mrs R. C. Jones, Mr and Mrs H. O. Sharpe, Mr and Mrs Godden, Mr and Mrs Pagen, Mr and Mrs J. Gibney, Mr and Mrs John Fullerton, Mr J. B. Cornwell and Miss Cornweil. Mr and Mrs Harvey, Mr and Mrs Harbord. Mr and Mrs W. Davies. Mr and Mrs J. Bell, Mr and Mrs Hampson. Mr and Mr? F. Barlow, Councillor and Mrs J. R. Owen, Mr H. M.' Pearce, Miss Irene Pearce, Miss Amy Pearce. Mr W. E. Ruscoe, Mr and Mrs Les- ter. Mr E. W. Anderson, Mr James Downey, Mr and Mrs O. H. Jones, Mr J. C. Walker. Mrs and Miss Lawrence. Messrs George- Welding, Charles Williams, and George Hodson. The platform was backed up with palms and verdant plants, and on a. table beneath were exhibited the presents. A most gen- erous repast having been served up in a. first-class style by Mr Rollwagen, the loyal toasts were honoured. Mr Harry Pearce. then proposed the toast or The Host and Hostess," remarking that he had the pleas- ure just twenty-five years previously of proposing the health of the host and hos- tess on another interesting occasion (ap- plause). He hoped that Mr and Mrs Jones would be a good example of the old his- torical Darby and Joan. They wished them long life, happiness, and prosperity. The toast, which was most heartily accorded, was followed by hearty cheers. Mr George Welding, of Birmingham, ex- pressed the great pleasure it afforded him to be there, to wish them health, wealth. and longevity. Mr and Mrs Jones were celebrating their silver wedding. He hoped they would be spared to celebrate their golden wedding (applause). Mr Sharp observed that it had been his privilege to be connected with Mr Jones in business and with Mr and Mrs Jones as friends and neighbours for many years, and he looked back upon the past twenty five years as a happy memory. He looked back with pleasure on their many*years of friendship. Mr Jones was known to all of them. and they looked upon him as a good old "pall" (hear, hear). Mr Harold Harbord spoke of Mr Jones's splendid qualities, both commercially and as a friend. He echoed all the good wishes so heartily expressed, and congratulated the host and hostess on that happy event. His heartfelt wishes were that they would be spared to celebrate further anniversaries to which such precious and rare gems were attached. Responding to these kind sentiments. Mr Jones expressed the great pleasure it afforded him to have so many friends round that table that night upon such an occasion. Of course, it was the first time, —(laughter)—and he did not know the pro- cedure it was so very awkward (renewed laughte'rV. He was pleased to have the- pleasure and privilege of having them there as friends, and he was overwhelmed with the presents and telegrams which he had received. He thanked them most heartily on behalf of his dear wife and himself that thev had come there that night to enjoy their hospitality. It was forty years since he came to the Liverpool district, and though he had had his vicissitudes, he had a great deal to be thankful for. and es- pecially for the assistance he had received from his staff. He was proud of the kind- nesses he had received on all hands, and lie thought that the numerous presents were evidence of the kindly feeling his friends had towards him (applause). Wedding marches and other appropriate selections were played by .Vfc Jack Walker. and humorous sketches were given by Mr Tom Derbyshire in his inimitable manner. The lollowing is a list of the presents received:—Silver Georgian pattern rose bowl, from :1 few intimate business friends silver Queen Anne pattern rose howl. Mr and Mrs Tom Hale case silver fish knives and forks. Amy, Hal. and Bertie Pearce silver asparagus dish, salver, and servers. Mr and Mrs J. Bell pair silver serviette rings, Mr and Mrs F. Barlow; pair silver candlesticks, Mr and Mrs T. Hampson pair silver candle sticks. Mr and Mrs W. Davies silver photo frame. Mr and Mrs Harbord silver fern pot, Mr and Mrg Theo Godden silver flower stand. Mr and Mrs Galloway silver match stand. Mr and Mrs J. Fullerton silver cyphon holder and celery stand, Mr and Mrs Loheide silver salad bowl and servers, Mr H. M. Pearce and Miss Forster silver- mounted bread platter and knife. Mr and Mrs H. Pearce -dlver-aiounted Wedg- wood flask. Mr and -Ir, G. D. Welding silver Chatelene purse. Mr J. H. Jones silver cigar case. Mrs J. H. Jones silver calendar, Misses Ethel and Irene Pearce case silver Apostle spoons. Mr J. Corn- well and Miss Cornwell.