On Friday, July 26, Carrie and Joseph (J.C.) Barber are surprised at their home with a twenty-fifth wedding anniversary party. Mr. and Mrs. (Emily) Harlan Bigelow were there along with Mrs. Stephen (Lavina) Wilbur. Emily, Harlan and Lavina provided piano and songs for entertainment.
The couple received a silver meat fork as a gift.
Joseph's name is commonly seen as Josiah. Emily is married by now. Josiah and Carrie were married in 1893.
Binghamton Press, July 29, 1918