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Troy, Bradford County, PA

Volume XLVIII, #22, Friday, June 9, 1911

The Pretty Greenough-Carpenter Home Wedding.

The home of Dr. and Mrs. P. S. Carpenter was the scene of a pretty home wedding at 8 o’clock Tuesday evening when their only daughter, Miss Nina Bliss Carpenter, was given in marriage to Mr. Fred P. Greenough of Brockport, N. Y., in the presence of about 25 relatives. The bride’s pastor, the Rev. P. S. Calvin, of the Baptist church, officiated, using the ring service as the bridal pair stood beneath an arch of pink laurel supporting a horse shoe, emblem of good luck, of white syringas. The bride, who has a host of friends, was becomingly gowned in her going away suit of Copenhagen blue, with Panama hat and trimmings to match the costume. Following the ceremony a fine wedding repast was served in the dining room which was decorated with yellow lilies and June roses.

Mr. Greenough is a former popular Troy boy now associated as clerk with his father, Rupert V. Greenough in the hardware business in Brockport.

The bridal gifts were numerous and beautiful.

Mr. and Mrs. Greenough left in a shower of rice on the 9 o’clock train for Brockport where they expect to begin housekeeping about July 1st.

(Wetona News) William Hicks of Wetona, and Miss Anna Wilson of Gillett, were married in Towanda, May 30th at the M. E. parsonage by the Rev. D. D. Campbell. Mr. and Mrs. Hicks are staying with his parents.

(Gillett News) A pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Blodgett on Wednesday evening of this week, when Miss Minnie West became the bride of Mr. Daniel J. Ameigh. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. T. C. Davis, with Miss Mabel Wells of Elmira, as maid of honor, and Arthur Chase of this place as best man. A bounteous supper was served after which Mr. and Mrs. Ameigh left on Northern Central train No. 1 for Elmira, where Mr. Ameigh is employed as a telephone lineman.

Volume XLVIII, #23, Friday, June 16, 1911

(Burlington News) Mrs. Harriett Henson of this place and M. T. Brown of North Towanda, were united in marriage in Elmira, Wednesday, May 31, at the Presbyterian parsonage by the Rev. Lew Williams. Mr. and Mrs. Brown will be gone several months on an extended wedding journey through the West as far as the Pacific Coast.

Surprised Their Friends by Getting Married

Surprises are in order at the present time in the vicinity of East Troy, but the greatest one of all was when Mrs. Frank Morgan, who had been spending the winter in the West with friends, returned to her home here last Thursday evening as Mrs. Luman Murray. The ceremony was performed at the Centenery Methodist church parlors, St. Louis, MO., June 7, 1911, by the Rev. Luther E. Todd. Mrs. Murray is a lady with many friends. Mr. Murray is a western farmer.

After a short visit here with relatives and friends, Mr. and Mrs. Murray will return, with the best of wishes, to Salem, Mo., to make their home.

(Local News) Ray F. Sherman, formerly of Armenia, now of Philadelphia and Miss Grace Dutton on Newtown Square, are to be married June 21st, at the bride’s home. Mr. Sherman is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Simeon Sherman, ad belongs to the contingent of Western Bradford boys who have made good in the Quaker City.

Volume XLVIII, #24, Friday, June 23, 1911

(Local News) Wednesday evening, June 21st, at the home of the bride’s sister, Mrs. M. H. Brown, in High street, Mr. Darce Kerrick of Austinville, were united in marriage by Rev. H. B. Allen.

Volume XLVIII, #25 Friday, June 30, 1911

The Gallatin – Gibson Wedding

Instead of the church wedding which many hoped for with so charming a bride, on account of the serious illness of the bride’s grandmother and the groom’s father, the marriage of Miss Bees Lee Gallatin, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Gallatin, to Mr. Malcolm D. Gibson, Secretary and part owner of the Majestic theater of Elmira, at 6 o’clock last Saturday evening, was a very quiet affair, attended only by near relatives. The Gallatin home was very attractive with pink roses in the reception hall, white spirea and roses in the parlor, and white carnations smilax and June roses on the dining table, which was lighted with candles in silver candelabra. The Rev. H. B. Allen, the bride’s pastor, performed the ceremony, using the ring service. They were attended. The bride, who carried Bride’s roses, was richly gowned in white marquisette over taffeta with trimmings of messaline and baby Irish lace. A delicious wedding repast followed the ceremony, and soon after 8 in a shower of rice and well wishes the happy pair left by automobile for Elmira, for the 10:30 train to Buffalo and Niagara Falls. The numerous bridal gifts included a handsome chest of silver in filigree pattern from the bride’s brother, Roy Gallatin of Uniontown, and a substantial check from the groom’s parents, Attorney and Mrs. Judson A. Gibson.

Besides the bride’s family, excepting her brother who was unable to come, there were present her aunt, Miss Sue Deitch of York, Mrs. Gibson and Miss Greta Gibson.

Following a visit to the groom’s father, who is very ill on his farm near Cazenovia, Mr. and Mrs. Gibson will occupy for a fortnight "Solid Comfort" cottage on beautiful Lake Keuka. After September 1st they will be at home at 341 West Church Street, Elmira.

The Dougherty –Handran Weddings in Watkins

M. J. Handran, the well known junior partner of the dry goods firm of Handran Bros., and Miss Margaret Dougherty, the accomplished daughter of Mrs. M. Dougherty of Watkins were married yesterday morning at 10:30 at St. Mary’s Church, Watkins, by the Rev. Father Lee, assisted by Fathers Shields and Lawrence of Troy, in the presence of a large company of admiring friends.

The bride and her attendant, Miss Bessie Gregory, were very handsomely gowned, John Guernet of Watkins, was best man. Following the ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride, who was the recipient of many handsome wedding gifts.

In attendance at the wedding and reception from Troy were the groom’s mother, Mrs. Catherine Handran, his brother, John J. Handran and Mrs. Handran, and Mr. and Mrs. James McGee.

The north apartment of the G. G. Beardsley house on Canton Street, already furnished, awaits the return of the bride and groom from their wedding trip to Buffalo and other points of interest.

(Local News) Burgess Alfred Johnson and John H. McClelland were present at the marriage at the bride’s home in Bath, N. Y., at 10:30 Wednesday morning of Miss Jessie M. Thompson and Harry a Johnson of Troy. It was a very quiet affair. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson will spend a month in camp near Owego, N. Y. and with friends here. They will be at home after August 1st, at Bath, N. Y., where the bridegroom has a good position with a gasoline motor company.

Volume XLVII, #26, Friday, July 7, 1911

(Local News) Mr. Carl Kellogg, a popular member of the Engine and Machine Company force, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Kellogg, and Miss Winifred Jenkins of Canton, were married Monday of this week in Elmira.

Volume XLVIII, #27, Friday, July 14, 1911

Bloom-Clark Romantic Marriage

Earl M. Bloom, the well know junior member of the firm of C. J. Bloom & Son, butter and egg dealers of this boro, and Miss Mary E. Clark, daughter of Erie Ticket Agent and Mrs. John Clark of Waverly, N.Y., were married Monday evening of this week at the residence of the officiating clergyman, the Rev. A. J. Saxe, in Elmira.

They went immediately in the groom’s automobile to Watkins, and from there by telephone told of their marriage. To most of their friends here as in Elmira it was a complete surprise.

The young people are understood to have first met in the Southern Tier Motor Company office in Elmira where the Bloom car was purchased this spring and where Miss Clark was employed as stenographer.

The bride has visited Mr. and Mrs. C. J. Bloom in this boro two or three times in the last few months.

Both bride and groom are enthusiastic automobile drivers, and what more natural than that they should spend their honeymoon in a motor trip through Western New York, which they are doing, taking in Rochester, with its big Shriner’s Convention, Buffalo and other points of interest.

They will make their home in Troy where a cordial welcome awaits them.

(Local News) Charles S. Cottrell, son of Mrs. Amy D. Schuusler who owns a cottage on Pisgah, and Mrs. Rosamond Love, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Horton, also formerly of Mansfield, were married July 8th in Elmira, where they have purchased a home at 99 Smith Street.

Volume XLVIII, #28, July 21, 1911

(Local News) Miss Charlotte N. Thompson and Howard A. Smith drove to Canton on Monday evening and were married by the Rev. G. W. Wenrick of the Presbyterian church. The bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Thompson, accompanied them, and there was also present the groom’s aunt, Mrs. Lee Pue of Canton.

A wedding of local interest was solemnized in Elmira Monday in the marriage of Frances Wheeler Van Ness of Williamsport, formerly of Troy, and Walter D. LaCell of Charlotte, N. Y. The Rev. Lew Williams officiated. With the bride were her sister, Mrs. Jos. B. Armstrong and Mrs. A. W. Preston, the latter of Elmira. Mr. LaCell is an employee of the Elbridge Engineering Company of Rochester, builders of aerial and marine gasoline engines, and with his bride has gone on a month’s cruise in their motor boat of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. They will make their home in Charlotte.

Volume XLVIII, #29, July 28, 1911

(Local News) Elmira papers report the marriage of Miss Hilga Berg of Elkland, and Alfred Murray of that city, on last week Wednesday.

Volume XLVIII, #30, Friday, August 4, 1911

Eloping Couple Have Many Trials

Postmaster John L. Chatfield and Miss Grace Marion Crowl of Painted Post, N. Y., were romantically married in Troy at 12:35 o’clock Wednesday morning. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. E. P. Morse at the home of Postmaster H. C. Carpenter. They came thinking Troy the county seat of Bradford County. As their need of a marriage license could not be supplied here, Mr. Chatfield left his sweetheart with his brother postmaster and wife and hurried to Towanda by automobile. When he came back the ceremony was performed in the wee small hours. With another automobile Harry Mitchell whisked them to Elmira where they caught a west bound train which landed them in Painted Post at 4:30 a. m. no one but their own families the wiser for their night’s exciting experience.

Volume XLVIII, #33, Friday, August 25, 1911

James Vosburg of Harkness, and Miss Louise Storch of Smithfield, were married two weeks ago. Both are well known and popular young people.

(Granville Center) The marriage of Miss Bernice Benninger and Dr. Frederick J. Bruce of Brooklyn, N. Y., occurred at 4 o’clock Monday afternoon at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Marble Benninger. The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. C. Bryan in the presence of a small company composed of the immediate family and a few close friends of the bride. Following congratulations, refreshments were served and the happy couple departed amid a shower of rice and festivities of the fun loving people, on a wedding trip following which they will go to their home in Brooklyn. Mrs. Bruce is one of our girls who has had a successful career as a professional nurse in New York and Brooklyn, and many friends here extend wishes of happiness and prosperity to the young people.

(Local News) Miss Jennie Preston of Canton, recently became by marriage Mrs. Anderson Bunn of New York.

(Local News) Arthur Kenyon of Troy, and Miss Miriam Pratt of Marion, N. Y., were married Wednesday of last week at the bride’s home, at high noon, and following a bridal tour will make their home on the groom’s farm, "Willow Lane" near this boro. In attendance from Troy at the wedding were Mrs. Theodore Kenyon, Mrs. Esther Kenyon, Miss Julia Kenyon and Master Ralph Ferry.

Volume XLVIII, #34, Friday, September 1, 1911

Hon. F. B. Smith, Vice-President and manager of the Miners’ National Bank, and Miss Martha Virginia Lee, for several years matron of the Cottage State Hospital of Blossburg, were married Thursday last at the home of the former’s brother, A. Lee Smith, in Elmira. The bride is a Virginia girl, daughter of the late John J. Lee of Richmond and a sister of W. Thomas Lee of the Reading railroad.

Volume XLVIII, #37, Friday, September 22, 1911

(Wetona News) Jay R. Hicks of Wetona, and Miss Ruth Baxter of Granville, were married at the M. E. Parsonage in Leona Tuesday evening, September 19th, by Rev. Carl McConnell.

The McConnell-Orvis Wedding at Mansfield

Miss Sadie K. McConnell and Mr. William Orvis were united in marriage, at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. McConnell Wednesday evening, September 6th.

It was a pretty home wedding witnessed only by the near relatives. The couple were attended by Miss Orvis, the bridegroom’s sister and Mr. James McConnell the bride’s brother. The ceremony was performed by the bride’s brother, Rev. Carl G. McConnell of the Methodist Episcopal church of Leona, Pa. The bride and groom received many presents including silver ware, linen, china and money.

Among the guests from away were the bride’s sister, Mrs. Foster Updyke of Friendship, N.Y. and Mrs. Sadie Jackson of Elmira, N.Y., the bride’s aunt.

After the ceremony a wedding supper was served and later Mr. and Mrs. Orvis left for a visit to Buffalo, Toronto and other places of interest.

(Local News) John M. Howland and Miss Lena C. Preston, well know Trojans, were married at the home of the officiating clergyman the Rev. A. J. Saxe, in Elmira, at noon on Wednesday, the ring service being used. Mr. Howland is the only son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Howland of Troy township, and the bride is the only daughter and child of Mr. and Mrs. William Preston. They both have a host of friends who will wish for them a full measure of happiness. They returned from Elmira on the noon train yesterday and have begun housekeeping in the William residence next to the Episcopal rectory in Redington avenue.

Volume XLVIII, #38, Friday, September 29, 1911

(Granville Center News) Jay R. Hicks, formerly of Wetona, but now residing in New York state, and Miss Ruth Baxter, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Baxter were united in marriage at the M. E. parsonage at Leona, on Tuesday evening, September 19th. The young people are well known here, and have many friends who extend heartiest congratulations.

Former East Troy Boy Married

Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Greenough of East Troy, are in receipt of a communication announcing the marriage of their son Henry L. Greenough, of the U. S. Nay, to Miss Margaret E. Shade of Danville, Pa. The bride is a graduate of the training school for nurses at Danville State Hospital and is a very efficient nurs, was registered at the directory of nurses at Philadelphia for some time, where she made an excellent record. Later she was appointed nurse at the tuberculosis dispensaries at Danville and Selingsgrove, relating to such cases as come for treatment under the dispensaries. She has charge of both Montour and Snyder counties. The groom will be remembered as having recently engaged in the third term of service in the U. S. Navy, reporting at Brooklyn August 30th, after filling a vacancy there for a short time he was transferred to Annapolis, MD., ad assigned to duty in the Naval Academy Dispensary. The happy couple will be at home at East Market Street, Annapolis, Md., after November 8th. The best wishes of their numerous friends will go with them to their new home.

Volume XLVIII, #39, Friday, October 6, 1911

The Steele-Beach Wedding in Burlington

A happy event in Burlington township on Sept. 30th was the marriage at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Steele, in the presence of a company of relatives and friends, of their daughter, Maude B., to Mr. Reed W. Beach. A repast followed the ceremony. The bride was handsomely remember with beautiful and useful presents. Following a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Beach will begin housekeeping in Elmira Heights where the groom has a position in the Knitting Mill.

Volume XLVIII, #41, Friday, October 20, 1911

Joe H. Geer, the well known newspaper man, for a number of years now of the Mansfield Advertiser, one time of Troy, and Miss Linnie Wilcox of Mansfield, were married Monday evening by the Rev. Hugh Maguire of Trinity Episcopal church, Jersey Shore, formerly of Mansfield. They will reside in Mansfield.

Volume XLVIII, #42, Friday, October 27, 1911

Troy Girl Bride at Pretty Williamsport Wedding

A pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Rathbun in Williamsport last Saturday evening, the contracting parties were Mr. Wayne Albert Rathbun of East Troy, and Miss Lena Edrie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George F. Gilmour of Troy. Owing to the recent death of the groom’s mother, the affair was a quiet one. Promptly at 6:30 o’clock the bridal pair entered the parlor and took their places in front of a bank of greenery, where the ceremony was impressively performed by the Rev. Dr. Armstrong of the Central Presbyterian church.

The bride was becomingly attired in white silk trimmed with rare lace and carried a bouquet of white carnations, the color scheme being green and white. Following a short wedding trip Mr. and Mrs. Rathbun will make their home in East Troy where Mr. Rathbun is engaged in the cattle business with his uncle, Mr. J. R. Jones, Miss Gilmour has many friends in Troy who regret her departure from among them and all of whom join in congratulations and well wishes for her future happiness.

Surprised on Silver Wedding Anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Eldric Packard were pleasantly surprised on Saturday evening, October 21, it being the 25th anniversary of their marriage.

(Local News) Manager Lloyd R. Cole of the Woolworth store, Elmira, and Miss Hazel Bertha Rutan of Elmira, were married Wednesday noon at the bride’s home. The bride was graduated from the Elmira College School of Music with the class of 1910. Out of town guests in attendance at the pretty informal wedding with others were the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Cole, of East Troy, and Mr. and Mrs. Ardell Packard of Alba.

Volume XLVIII, #43, Friday, November 3, 1911

(Granville Summit News) The marriage of Miss Edith Haxton to Franklin V. Jennings took place at the M. E. Church at Canton on Friday of last week. Immediately after the ceremony they took the northbound train and will visit points of interest in New York State. The will be "at home" to their many friends soon after Nov. 1st.

The Murphy-Leary Wedding at Bentley Creek

Wednesday morning at 10:30 o’clock occurred the marriage of Miss Ella Leary, a prominent teacher of Bentley Creek, to Mr. Dennis Murphy, connected with the Western Union Telegraph Co. as foreman. The wedding took place at St. Ann’s Church, Bentley creek, with the nuptual high mass celebrated by the Rev. Father O’Boyle. The bride was becomingly attired in white French satin with pearl trimmings and Cluney lace. She wore a picture hat of white beaver with a large white willow plume, and carried white chrysanthums. She was attended by Miss Anna Murphy of Elmira, sister of the groom, who wore orange satin with gold trimmings. Mr. Murphy was attended by Frederick Crowley of Elmira, a favorite cousin of the bride. Edward Murphy of Mrion, Ohio, and John Butler of Bentley Creek, acted as ushers. After the sacred ceremony the bridal party o with about sixty guests, including the Rev. Father O’Boyle, were motored to the home of the bride, where an elaborate four-course dinner was served by Caterer Miss Markham, of Elmira. The color scheme was orange and white. The bride’s traveling suit was of blue silk serge with hat to match. At 6:30 the bridal party left by automobile amidst showers of rice and old shoes, for Elmira, where they took train 48 for New York and Virginia, for a trip of three weeks, after which they expect to reside in the West.

(Local News) Andrew Havens, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Havens of Troy township, and Miss Helen Robinson both of Rochester, were married Wednesday, October 25, in that city.

Volume XLVIII, #45, Friday, November 17, 1911

Miss Laura Williams and Martin Pierce were married Wednesday evening at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John McGoughran, by the Rev. M. T. Shields, in the presence of a small company of near relatives. The groom is an employe of the Engine Company. They will make their home in Troy.

Volume XLVIII, #47, Friday, December 1, 1911

(Local News) Cortland S. Wilson, 80 years old, of Alba, and Clara Woodard 44, of Canton, were married in Elmira Monday by the Rev. Saxe.

(Local News) Thomas W. Williams of Elmira, formerly of Troy, and Mrs. evelyn DeVall of Lyons, N.Y., were married on Wednesday of last week.

Volume XLVIII, #48, Friday, December 8, 1911

Wedding of Former Trojan in Lyons

Lyons, N. Y. Nov. 27. A dozen women friends of Mrs. Evelyn DeVoll were given an unusual surprise at 6 o’clock Wednesday afternoon, when they appeared at her home in Williams street to spend the afternoon and evening with sewing followed by a luncheon. On their arrival they were informed that instead of a sewing bee, they were there to attend her wedding. Late in the afternoon, the invited women arrived and later their gentlemen friends, as they supposed in time for luncheon, but instead they were all ushered into the front parlor, which was handsomely decorated for the occasion. At 6 o’clock the bride and the groom, Thomas W. Williams, of Elmira, N.Y., where he is employed by the Salesbook Company, entered the front parlor and were then united in marriage by the Rev. Arthur O. Sykes, of Grace Episcopal church. The couple were unattended and only the immediate friends of the contracting parties were present at the ceremony.

(Columbia X Roads News) Robert Strong and Miss Laura McClure, daughter, of Mr. and Mrs. Bert McClure of Snedekers, were married Wednesday, Dec. 6th, in Elmira.


Troy Gazette-Register
Troy, Bradford Co., PA

January 1912 issues missing

Volume XLIX, #5, February 9, 1912

(Local News)  Miss Stella Utter of East Smithfield and Samuel Chamberlain of Farmers’ Valley, were married Wednesday of this week in Canton.

(Local News)  At the Methodist Parsonage on Tuesday, February 6, Richard C. Bradford of Sullivan Township, Tioga County and Miss Hazel E. Rockwell of Troy, were married by the Pastor.   Mr. and Mrs. Bradford will reside at the groom’s home.

(Local News)  Louis M. Wood and Miss Ruth M. Payne were united in marriage at the home of Mr. Seth Wood on Tuesday evening of this week, the Rev. G. A. Baldwin officiating.  Mr. and Mrs. Wood will reside with the groom’s parents for the present.

(Leona News)  Ulysses Fanning and Mable Rockwell were married on Sunday, February 4th.

Volume XLIX, #6, Friday, February 16, 1912

(Local News)  Just as we are going to press the marriage is reported of Herbert Holcombe of Troy, and Miss Mildred O’Neil of a prominent Charleston, South Carolina family.  The young people will probably make their home in Philadelphia where the groom has a position in a large bank.

(Local News)  Mrs. Bernice Ogden, formerly of Troy, and Frank Hogencamp, a D. L. & W. railway trainman running out of Elmira, were recently married in that city.

Volume XLIX, #7, Friday, February 23, 1912

Troy Boy’s Marriage Was a Surprise to Friends.

Says the California (Pa.) Sentinel of Feb. 9th:  “An announcement that came as a complete surprise not only to her parents but to all her friends in California and vicinity was made by Rebecca Beach, nee Penrod, Saturday evening when her marriage to Albert Beach of Troy, was made public.  The marriage occurred at Beaver Falls Nov. 24th, 1911.  The bride is a daughter of W. E. Penrod, our leading clothing merchant; a member of the Tecolote and Cotere Clubs and one of California’s favorite young ladies.  Mr. Beach is also well known in California, having spent a year here.  He is now employed in the Westinghouse plant at Wilkinsburg as an electrician.”

(Local News)  Miss Ethel Wood, a daughter of E. E. Wood, one time of Rutland, and Lyman C. Haff of Dundee, N. Y., were married Feb. 14th, at the bride’s home in Mansfield.

Volume XLIX, #8, Friday, March 1, 1912

The Cosper-Miller Wedding at Alba Last Week.
   A very pretty wedding at Alba was that on Feb. 21st of Miss Lucy Cosper and Philip Miller in the presence of about 35 relatives at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Shepard S. Cosper.  The bridal couple stood beneath an arch of yellow and white supporting a yellow wedding bell as they were made one by the Rev. Boughton of Canton.  The bride was richly and becomingly gowned in white marquisite over white messaline, with pearl trimmings, and her going away gown was a green chiffon broadcloth with hat to match.  She was the recipient of many beautiful gifts, including #50 in gold from her parents and a like sum from the groom’s parents.  The fine collation was served by six of the bride’s girl friends.  Following a fortnight in Philadelphia, Harrisburg and New York, Mr. and Mrs. Miller will make their home with the groom’s parents in Alba where his father has extensive lumbering interest.  Their many friends everywhere unite in wishing them a happy and prosperous life together.

(Local News)  The news has just reached her Troy friends of the marriage at Ovid, N. Y., early in February of Miss Lena, daughter of Mrs. Katharine Maher of this boro, to John McKenna, a Lehigh Valley railroad engineer of Ovid.  Nuptial mass was said by the Rev. Father Kendricks.  On account of the recent death of the groom’s mother the wedding was quiet.

(Local News)  Harry M. Lent, of New York City, formerly of Burlington, and Miss Belle Horton who for two years has carried on a millinery business in Towanda, were married Monday afternoon at the bride’s apartments in the presence of a company of 15 relatives and friends.  The bride is a daughter of County Commissioner M. E. Horton.  The happy couple will make their home in New York, where the groom is connected with a large publishing house.

Volume XLIX, #9, Friday, March 8, 1912

(Thompson Hill News)  Two couple of our young people were united in the holy bonds of matrimony on the 29th of February Miss Jennie Mason and Lynn Inman were married at Elmira by the Rev. Atwater, and Janie Lewis and Merton Gordon were married at Gillett by Rev. Seymore Barrett of Coryland.  All unite in wishing them prosperity and happiness.

Volume XLIX, #10, Friday, March 15, 1912

Celebrated Their Golden Wedding Anniversary.
   Mr. and Mrs. Warren Smith of Austinville, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary at the home of their son Chancy Smith, in Columbia Cross Roads, March 1st, 1912.  About forty guests were present.  At. 1:30 o’clock the bride and groom attended by their son and daughter, Olen Smith and Mrs. Lena Clark, marched into the parlor to the strains of the wedding march from Lohengrin, played by Mrs. W. A. Landon of Elmira, and took their places under an arch prepared for the occasion, where they were united in marriage by the Rev. Glen A. Baldwin of Troy, after which a bountiful dinner was served.  The bride was the recipient of many useful presents, including quite a quantity of gold coin.  The company departed about 5 wishing the couple many happy anniversaries.

Volume XLIX, #11, Friday, March 22, 1912

(Local News)  Harold S. Sargeant, only son of Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Sargeant, of Wetona, and Miss Leola Hicks, of Wetona were married Tuesday March 19th, by the Rev. B. G. Sanford at the Leona parsonage.  They are on a wedding trip to Elmira and other places.

 (LeRoy News)  Mrs. May Jones was greatly married to Isaac Truesdale.

(LeRoy News)  Alexander Truesdale and Mrs. Mamie Thomas were married Monday.  Mrs. Thomas is the mother of Mrs. Kidwell.

(Local News)  Violet May Bright of Troy, and Moncure Andrew Burrows, of Canton, were married on Wednesday afternoon by Justice Holland.  The groom is a chauffeur in Canton and they will make their home there for the present.

(Local News)  Mahlon F. Rice, night operator of the Troy electric plant, and Miss Zella Keech of Athens, were married Tuesday of this week at the bride’s home.  They will make their home in the Kerrick house, Center and High streets.

Volume XLIX, #12, Friday, March 29, 1912

(Local News)  The wedding was quietly solemnized at the bride’s home last Thursday evening of Miss Dora, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Brown, and Charles Chase, son of  Mr. and Mrs. Bird Chase.  The Rev. G. A. Baldwin officiated in the presence of the immediate families of the contracting parties.  Mr. and Mrs. Chase will go to Canton to reside.

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Buckley and son Max of Athens spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Pierce.

Mrs. F. M. Long and daughter, Miss Irene Long, are expected home this week from a long visit in Lock Haven to Mr. and Mrs. Percy Maxwell.

Allan Gernert of New York, came Tuesday for a visit to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Gernert, in High street.

Volume XLIX, #15, Friday, April 19, 1912

(Local News)  Francis G. Case, son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Case of Troy, was one of the principals of a double wedding at Millington, Mich., on Easter Sunday.  His bride was Miss Essie Gibson whose, brother, Floyd Gibson, married Miss Bertha Misch.  The officiating clergyman was the Rev. B. Gibson, father of two of the contracting parties.  Both couples will make their home in Detroit.

Volume XLIX, #16, Friday, April 26, 1912

(Local News)  Myran B. McDowell has gone to Virginia, where it is understood, he soon is to marry Mrs. Alden Keyes, formerly of Sylvania.  They will make their home in this boro.

(Local News)  Miss Stella Rae Allen, only daughter of Prof. F. A. Allen, one time principal of the Mansfield Normal school, and Mr. Fred Lewis Ely, both of Mansfield, were married last Friday afternoon, in the Episcopal church at Hamilton, Ohio, the home of the bride’s brother.

Volume XLIX, #17, Friday, May 3, 1912

The Bourne-Wrisley Wedding in Burlington.
   Wednesday evening, May 1st, at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Wrisley of Burlington, was the scene of a very pretty wedding, when their eldest daughter, Sara A., was united in marriage to Danverse A. Bourne of Bournes Mills.  Promptly at 8 o’clock to the strains of Mendelssohn’s wedding march, played by Miss Florence A. Lane, the bridal party consisting of Miss Mary Bourne, sister of the groom, as bridesmaid, and Theodore Wrisley, brother of the bride as best man, Miss Hester Wrisley, sister of the bride as maid of honor and little Alice Campbell, as ring bearer, entered the beautifully decorated parlor and beneath an arch of evergreens decorated with the color scheme, pink and white, were pronounced man and wife, by Rev. H. B. Allen of Syracuse.  After congratulations the guests were served by six young ladies cousins of the bride and groom to a sumptuous repast prepared by Miss Hannah McKee, cateress, of Towanda.
  After spending a few days in Scranton, Williamsport and Elmira, Mr. and Mrs. Bourne will move into their newly furnished home at Bourne’s Mills.

McDowell-Keys Nuptials.
   Says the Charlottesville (Va.) Daily Progress of April 25: “Mr. Myron B. McDowell and Mrs. Abbie Keyes were married at 9:30 this morning at the residence of Mr. W. H. Thayer at Ivy, the Rev. F. W. Neve, rector of St. Paul’s church, officiating.
   “The groom lives in Troy, Pa., while the bride who is from Sylvania, Pa., has recently made her home with her sister, Mrs. Thayer.
   “Mr. and Mrs. McDowell left for Washington to spend their honeymoon.  They will go to Troy to make their home.”

(West Burlington News)  Kelton Evans and Miss Almeda Brown were married last week in Towanda.  Their many friends extend congratulations.

(Snedeker News)  Mr. and Mrs. James P. Slocum of Snedeker, Pa., announce the engagement of their daughter, M. Beatrice to Mr. Nathan Allen Hulbert of Windsor, N. Y.; the marriage to take place in June.

Volume XLIX, #18, Friday, May 10, 1912

Romantic Marriage at Bentley Creek.
Referring to the recent marriage of Charles Fremont Chamberlain and Mrs. Nancy Cofflin Winegard at the Baptist Parsonage in Wellsburg, where they were attended by Mr. and Mrs. Earl Wilcox, the Bentley Creek correspondent of the Towanda Review writes:
   “A Romance is connected with the wedding. Mr. Chamberlain and Miss Coffin were schoolmates of long ago, and 42 years ago Mr. Chamberlain, then but a small boy, went with his parents to reside in South Dakota, hence they drifted apart.  Miss Coffin was later married and became a widow, and for the past two years she has made her home in White Hall, Mich.  She returned here from Philadelphia this spring, where she had been spending the winter.  During her two years’ absence Mr. Chamberlain had returned to Bentley Creek and purchase the old farm where Mrs. Winegard was raised adjoining the farm where he had spent his early days.  A fine new dwelling and farm buildings now mark the spot where the old homestead once stood, and it was to this home that Mr. Chamberlain brought his bride.  Both are highly respected and have a host of friends who wish them happiness and prosperity as they journey on life’s pathway.”

(Local News)  Mrs. Harriett Stackhouse of Waverly, has announced the engagement of her daughter, Miss Pearl Stackhouse, to Harry H. Cosper of Springfield, grandson of Mr. and Mrs. B. H. Hobart of this boro.

Volume XLIX, #21, Friday, May 31, 1912

(Fairview News)  Miss Erma Swain of Elmira, who is well known here, was married recently to Max Lucas of that city.

(Windfall News)  Robert Chilson of LeRoy, and Miss Lois Kittle of this place, were married last Wednesday evening at the Disciple parsonage at Alba.

(Local News)  Invitations were received by some of their Troy friends to the wedding in Towanda, Tuesday evening of Mr. Seth Dayton and Miss Annie Hale, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benj. F. Hale.

(Local News)  Married, Tuesday of this week at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Berwick (formerly the Thos. Rothwell place) by the Rev. G. A. Baldwin, John Hetherton and Miss Rose Summers, both of Morris Run.

(Local News)  The marriage of Harry H. Cosper of Springfield and Miss Pearl Stackhouse of Waverly, was solemnized at 8 o’clock Wednesday morning in the First Baptist Church at Waverly.  The young people enjoy a generous measure of popular esteem and their friends everywhere unite in wishing for them an overflowing measure of happiness.  They will return the first of next week from a short wedding trip to their home in Springfield.

Volume XLIX, #22, Friday, June 7, 1912

(Local News)  Attended by Charles R. Altemus and Miss Ethel Seigh, of Morrellville, Dyton P. Simpkins of Troy, and Miss Hattie M. Bagley, of Johnstown, were married May 29th, by Dr. L. Douglass Holtz, of Johnstown, the ring ceremony being used.

Volume XLIX, #23, Friday, June 14, 1912

(Sylvania News)  Congratulations are extended to Bernice Dann, who was married on Thursday of last week to Miss Ruth Brown of Troy.

Notable Weddings in Troy and Vicinity.
At 10 o’clock Wednesday evening a delightfully unassuming wedding took place at Mrs. Joseph Joralemon’s, in Canton Street, her daughter, Miss Effie Joralemon, and George Beardsley being the fortunate principals.  The wedding was entirely a private one, there being present only the immediate families of the bride, Mrs. C. M. Harding and daughter, and a number of guests who arrived unexpectedly from Canton.  After the bride’s pastor, the Rev. E. P. Morse, had pronounced a benediction upon the happy couple, the congenial little company present sat down to an informal wedding supper, the decorations being the bride’s flower, daises, and ferns.  The bride and groom caught the midnight train for Washington, where they will spend their honeymoon, returning the latter part of next week.

   The beautiful home of Mr. and Mrs. James P. Slocum of Snedekers, was the scene of a very pretty wedding at noon Thursday, when their youngest daughter, Miss M. Beatrice, was united in marriage to Nathan Allen Hulbert of Windsor, N. Y.  Mrs. Wm. Coleman Armstrong of Windsor, sister of the bride, presided at the piano.  At the Wedding March from Lohengrin the bride entered on the arm of her father, who gave her in marriage, and was met by the groom and the Rev. M. D. Foster of Burdette, N. Y., who performed the impressive ring service, under an arch of laurel blossoms, with which the rooms were beautifully decorated, the colors being green and white.  The dining room where the wedding breakfast was served was in pink and white, Miss Ready of Elmira, catering.  The bride was beautifully gowned in white silk batiste and carried white sweet peas.  Her going away gown was a traveling suit of grey and brown.  The bride is a graduated of Elmira College of Music and is a member of Chemung Chapter, D. A. R. and has a host of friends here and in Elmira.  The groom is a popular and prosperous young businessman of Windsor.  Mr. and Mrs. Hulbert will spend their honeymoon at the Thousand Islands and at Montreal, Quebec.  They will be at home to their friends after July 15th, at their home in Windsor, N. Y.

(Local News)  Married June 6th, by the Rev. Thomas Mitchell, Charles Bernice Dann of Sylvania, and Ruth May Brown of Troy.

(West Burlington News)  Frances Hulslander and Boyd Bailey of Canton, were married at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. F. Hulslander, Tuesday.  Their many friends extend their congratulations.

Volume XLIX, #24, Friday, June 21, 1912

Bridal Couple Outwit Tormenters.
   A couple of wide acquaintance and popularity were made one Wednesday evening when the Rev. Glenn A. Baldwin at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Dickinson in West Burlington united in marriage their daughter, Miss Cynthia Dickinson to Percy S. King of this boro.  About eighty of their relatives and intimate friends were present to witness the ceremony and enjoy all the good things in the way of decorations, edibles and badinage which followed.  The bride was becomingly gowned in white crepe de chine and her going away gown was of dark blue whip-cord.  Her flowers were white roses.  The plan of their fun-loving friends to delay their departure by automobile and the midnight train for Washington was carefully laid and under ordinary circumstances ought to have succeeded but they had not counted on the resourcefulness of the bridegroom.  When all were assembled on one side of the house around the Carpenter car which was to bear them away, the newly married pair escaped through a window to the B. B. Mitchell car on the opposite side and were off so quickly for Canton that of the bags of rice, oats, tin cans, et cetera, which had been so carefully provided, but a single handful of rice was thrown.
   Mr. King is the genial “Percy” of Beardsley & Colony’s hardware.  Miss Dickinson has been for two or three years a valued member of the public school faculty.  The groom’s fine home at the corner of King and Elmira streets awaits their return from the National capital.

Pretty June Wedding Solemnized in Burlington.
   A select company of relatives were invited to witness the nuptial vows of Mr. Boyd B. Bailey and Miss Frances M. Hulslander at the bride’s home, Burlington, on Tuesday, June 11th.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. S. Percy, of East Smithfield, under an arch of evergreen and clover.
   Mrs. Albert Vandiver, the bride’s sister, was bridesmaid and Mr. Alfred Hulslander, her brother, best man.  Four-year old Pall Allen acted as page and made a perfect cupid.  The bride’s dress was white silk crepe with blue silk foulard and hat.  A delicious course dinner followed and then the happy twain were taken by auto to Towanda, there to meet a train for Rochester and Buffalo; not, however, without a plentiful shower of rice.  The bride was formerly prominent in Baptist mission circles and taught two or three years in Porto Rico.  During the last six months she was principal of West Burlington high school.  The groom is a prosperous farmer from near Canton.

Volume XLIX, #25, Friday, June 28, 1912

The McNulty-Noone Wedding.
   A wedding, distinctive in its perfect appointment, was solemnized at St. John’s church Wednesday evening, when before three hundred guest, Catherine L. McNulty, only daughter of Former Commissioner and Mrs. M. J. McNulty, and Dr. M. J. Noone of Scranton, were united in Marriage. The church was prettily decorated with pink laurel, palms and cut flowers.
   At 6:30 to the strains of Lohengrin’s wedding march, by the Troy orchestra, the bridal party entered.  The ushers were Dr. D. A. Webb and E. V. Webb of Scranton, J. H. Kelley of Perth Amboy, N. J., and James Butler of Hazelton.  The bridesmaids were: Catherine Ryan of Elmira, Julia Kelley of Perth Amboy, N. J., Nan Wymbs of Scranton, and May Shannon of Troy.  They were very pretty in soft pink silk with and overdress of chiffon, trimmed with valencenes lace and velvet ribbon.  The wore white hats, clustered with pink rose buds and carried pink peonies, tied with moline bows.  The matron of honor was Mrs. J. E. Kelley of Perth Amboy, N. J., a sister of the groom.  She wore a pink net tunic, beaded in crystal over a charmareuse of pale pink.  Her head dress was of crystal beads and heron algrette and she carried a large bouquet of pink roses.
   The bride followed, attended by her father.  She was a vision in white charmareuse trimmed in real lace with pearl banding and orange blossoms.  She wore a bridal veil, which was gathered in a french cap of Dutchesse lace, sprayed with orange blossoms and carried a shower bouquet of lilies-of-the-valley.
   The bridal party was met at the altar by the groom attended by his brother, D. F. Noone, of Scranton.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. J. T. Butler of Scranton, an uncle of the bride, assisted by her pastor, Rev. M. T. Shields.  Immediately after the ceremony, Mr. John Birmingham of Sayre, sang very beautifully “Believe Me, If All Those EndearingYoung Charms,” and as the orchestra softly played Mendelssohn’s Wedding March, the bridal couple and attendants passed out.
   The house guests were received at the home of the bride’s parents on Elmira Street, and after congratulations, the company adjourned to a pavilion adjoining the house, where an elaborate squab supper was served by St. Paul’s Guild.  The pavilion had been made a veritable bower by Decorator Bolton of Elmira, and the orchestra played softly during the menu.  Eluding the usual send-off, the bridal couple were whirled away by automobile and caught the midnight train for an extended wedding trip through the Thousand Islands, Canada and Vermont.  They will be at home after Sept. 1st at 2060 North Main Avenue, Scranton, Pa.
   The bride is a graduate of the Troy High School and in 1906 of Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary of Scranton.  Since her graduation from St. Mary’s she has been associated with her father in the business of the N. M. R.  Mrs. Noone is one of Troy’s prettiest girls, a fine musician, and lovable in every way.  She has a sweetness of character given to but few of us, and we feel that Troy has indeed suffered a loss.
  Dr. Noone is a graduate of St. Michael’s of Toronto, of the University of Vermont in 1906, a post-graduate of John Hopkins university and recently has taken special work in surgery with the distinguished Drs. Mayo of Rochester, Minn.  He is assistant surgeon in the Scranton State hospital.  Besides being one of that city’s rising young physicians Dr. Noone is an all around good fellow.
   The out of town guest were:  From Scranton:  Dr. Webb, chief surgeon Scranton State hospital; Dr. James L. Lewis, Mrs. Catherine Noone, mother of the groom, Mrs. S. O’Donnell, Mrs. J. D. Hinton, Miss Catherine Noone, sisters of the groom; Mr. D. F. Noone, Mr. J. D. Hinton, Miss Clara Noone, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mellet, M. J. Murphy, cashier Traders’ bank, and Mrs. Murphy; Attorney Charles O’Boyle, Mr. M. J. Clark, Mr. Edward Brennan, the Rev. J. T. Butler.
   Perth Amboy, N. J.:  Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Kelley, Mrs. William F. O’Donnell, Miss Julia Kelley.
   Rochester, N. Y.:  Mr. J. E. Ryan, uncle of the bride: Mr. and Mrs. Henry McGoughran.
   Hazleton:  Mr. James Butler.
   Sayre:  Mr. and Mrs. T. J. Leahy, Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Leahy, Mr. John Birmingham.
   Athens:  David Keefe, County Engineer, Miss Keefe.
   Tamaqua:  Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Butler, Miss Alice Butler.
   Canton:  Miss Mary Leahy.
   Elmira:  Mr. William Bolton, Miss Mary Rafter, Mrs. H. J. Rafter, Mr. and Mrs. P. J. Ryan, Vincent Ryan, James Ryan, Miss Mary Burke.
   Williamsport:  T. F. Reidy, Dr. and Mrs. Cummings.

(Wetona News)  Dianthus Sargeant a former resident of this place, but now of Long Beach, Cal., and Miss Annie Smith of Lowman, N. Y., were married at Long Beach, June 16th 1912.

(Sylvania News)  Friends of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Keyes have received the announcement of the marriage of their daughter, Edith Eugenia, to Mr. Edward Martin Ritz, on Tuesday, June 18th, at the Church of the Redeemer, Sayre, Pa.

The Brown-Coke Wedding.
  At the beautiful home of Mrs. H. Cory Brown in Coryland, June 19th, occurred the marriage of their daughter, Pearl, to Mr. Grant L. Coke, a popular young farmer of Wells township.  The wedding took place at seven o’clock, in the presence of a limited number of guests.  The bride was gowned in white lace over white messaline.  Her going away gown was gray whipcord.  The color scheme was pink and white with a beautiful arch of laurel and syringa under which the Rev. S. Barrett performed the ceremony.  A three course dinner was served, after which the happy couple left for Rochester and Niagara Falls.  They will be at home to their friends after July 10th.

Volume XLIX, #26, Friday, July 5, 1912

The Manley-Maynard Wedding at Alba.
   A very quiet home wedding took place Thursday, June 27th, 1912, at the home of the bride, when Miss Helen Ann Manley of Alba, Pa., was united in marriage, to Mr. Amasa Churchell Maynard of Troy, Pa.
   The ceremony was performed at eight o’clock, by the bride’s pastor, Rev. John C. Bryan.
   Mrs. A. E. Dann of Canton, Pa., was matron of honor and Miss Lucy Maynard of Troy, was bridesmaid, while Dr. A. E. Dann of Canton, Pa., was best man and Dolson M. Packard of Alba, acted as usher Little Lois Dickinson, a niece of the groom and Daniel Innes Dann, a cousin of the bride, were ribbon bearers.
   The bride wore white Duchesse satin, veil and orange blossoms and carried, a shower bouquet of bridal roses her attendants also carried white roses.  White and yellow were the colors used in decorating.  The bridal party marched to the strains of “Lohengrin,” rendered by Miss Anna B. Manley of Alba.
   The ceremony was preceded by a solo beautifully rendered by Miss Mildred Smith, of Towanda, Pa., a cousin of the bride.  The guests consisted of the groom’s family and the wedding party.
   The gifts were numerous and elegant, consisting mostly of cut glass and solid silver.  The gift from the groom’s parents was a generous check.

The Bassett-Bower Wedding in Granville.
   A pretty wedding of local interest took place in Granville Center Wednesday evening when Miss Helen Bassett and B. Alfred Bower of Washington, D. C., were made one by the bride’s uncle, the Rev. E. E. Manley of Shinnston, W. Va., at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Bassett.  Near relatives and a few intimate friends only were bidden to the nuptials.  The groom is an old Granville boy, now employed in Washington store of Alfred Foster, formerly of Troy, at 16th street and Rhode Island ave., N. E.  His home with his bride, who is one of Granville Center’s most esteemed girls, will be at Mt. Ranier, just out of the District of Columbia.

(East Troy News)  The marriage of Max Loomis of this place, to Miss Ellen Weigle of Ralston, took place Wednesday, June 26th, at 6 o’clock at the bride’s home.  Only the immediate family were present, on account of the illness of the bride’s mother.  The young couple left for a short wedding trip, returning Friday evening to his father’s.  A reception was given in their honor by Mr. and Mrs. Egbert VanHorn,.  Those present were:  Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Loomis, parents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. L. F. Calkins, Mr. and Mrs. John R. Jones and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. A. Reed Loomis and family, Mr. and Mrs. Ezra Calkins and family.  Refreshments were served.  Mr. Loomis was formerly a teacher in our graded school and is an observing young man in every way.  He is now employed as mail clerk on the Pennsylvania road.  Miss Weigel is a stranger here, but her charming manner has won her many friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Loomis have a host of friends who wish them a full measure of success and happiness.

(West Burlington News)  The wedding of Nile Foulke a traveling salesman in Wisconsin, formerly of this place, and Miss Irene Allen of Mt. Lake, was solemnized Wednesday evening of last week at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Allen.  All Extended congratulations and good wishes.

(Local News)  Mr. and Mrs. Arthur H. Dillon announce the marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth, to Mr. Fred Ferris Tillinghast of Wells, at their home in Columbia, on Wednesday evening, June 26th.

Volume XLIX, #27, Friday, July 12, 1912

The Baker-Scott Nuptials.
   A very pretty home wedding took place at the residence of Charles Baker Tuesday, July 2, 1912, at high noon, when their daughter, Miss Carrie Baker, became the bride of Aldren W. Scott of Daggett, Pa.  The home was tastefully decorated, the color scheme being green and gold.  At the appointed hour the bridal couple, led by Rev. C. M. Fanning, proceeded to a draped arch, where in the presence of immediate relatives and friends they plighted their troth to each other.  The bride was attired in a handsome white gown.  After congratulations a delicious wedding dinner was served.  The couple with the usual good wishes and showers of rice left on the evening train for a brief wedding trip.

Volume XLIX, #29, Friday, July 26, 1912

(Columbia and Wells News)  Married, at the Baptist parsonage, Saturday, July 6th, Miss Edith Osgood and William Hill.

Volume XLIX, #30, Friday, August 2, 1912

(Local News)  Announcements have been received of the marriage of Russell Gillett Tomlinson, well known here, to Hester Agnes Matthews of Altoona.  Mr. and Mrs. Tomlinson will be at home after September 1st at 5514 Frink street, Chicago.

Volume XLIX, #33, Friday, August 23, 1912

(Local News)  The marriage of Dr. William Armstrong DeWitt, chief surgeon of the Blossburg Cottage State Hospital, and Miss Mary Day Treat, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Treat, prominent residents of Wayne, Pa., one of the beautiful residential suburbs of Philadelphia, is to be solemnized next Wednesday, at the bride’s home.  It is to be a quiet wedding, attended only by relatives and near friends.  The bridal couple will spent three weeks on the Maine coast and pay a visit to the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. DeWitt, in Troy, before taking up their residence in the fine home which awaits them in Blossburg, about Oct. 1st.  Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt will attend their son’s wedding, as will also Mr. and Mrs. J. Maxwell Beers of Elmira, and Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Holcombe.

Volume XLIX, #34, Friday, August 30, 1912

(Local News)  Max Havens and Ora Simcoe of East Smithfield, were married August 21st in New York state.

Volume XLIX, #35, Friday, September 6, 1912

(Windfall News)  Miss Lou Hawthorn and Fred Shedden of this place were recently married at the M. E. Parsonage in Towanda.  They are popular young people and have a host of friends who wish them much happiness through life.

(Wetona News)  Ray Beach and Laura Woodworth of Wetona, were married August 31st at the Leona parsonage by Rev. B. G. Sanford.

(West Burlington News)  The wedding of Miss Lovina Rockwell and Walter Putnam will be solemnized Wednesday evening of this week at the home of the bride.

(Local News)  Miss Gladys Brainard and Gordon E. Stauffer of Mainesburg, were recently married in Harrisburg.

Volume XLIX, #36, Friday, September 13, 1912

Fudge-Barnes Wedding Finely Appointed Affair.
   One of the prettiest home weddings of the year took place at East Troy September 4th at one o’clock, when Miss Ethel Louise, only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Fudge, was united in marriage to Orlando Merritt Barnes of Caninseo, N. Y.
   The ring ceremony was used and service impressively performed by the Rev. E. S. Annable of East Troy.  The bride wore white satin and lace and carried a beautiful bouquet of maiden hair ferns and white sweet peas, and was attended by Miss Fannie Josephine Carter of Canisteo, N. Y.  Mr. Finia Goff Crawford of Cameron Mills, was best man.  Misses Anna Louise Loomis and Rosa Lois VanNoy were the maids of honor.  Gifts of china, cut glass, silverware, linen and numerous other gifts were prettily displayed by Miss Emily Irene Baxter, Canisteo, Miss Maud E. Cole presided at the piano throughout the service.  After the hearty congratulations of all present, a delicious wedding dinner was served by six young ladies.  The rooms were handsomely decorated with evergreens, ferns and white asters.  The bride is one of the most highly esteemed young ladies of the community.  Mr. Barnes, a most substantial young man of Canisteo, holds a fine position as expert machinist in the Erie R. R. shops at Hornell, N. Y.
   The happy couple have the best wishes of a host of friends.  Those present at the wedding from out of town were:  Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Barnes, Mr. F. S. Baxter, Mrs. Emily A. Baxter, Miss E. Irene Baxter and Fannie J. Carter of Canisteo, Miss Ethlyn C. Stone, Binghamton, Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Fudge, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Pike, Mr. William R. Pike and Elizabeth Fudge of Elmira; Mr. and Mrs. Harry S. Manley of Alba, Mr. and Mrs. Seth R. Baxter and Miss Mildred Baxter of Leona, Pa., and Mr. F. G. Crawford of Cameron Mills, N. Y.  The young people left very suddenly amid shouts of regrets and much excitement.  Mr. and Mrs. Barnes will reside in Hornell, N. Y., and be at home to friends after October 1st.

The Rockwell-Putnam Wedding in Burlington.
   A pretty wedding was solemnized at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Willard Rockwell at Burlington, last Wednesday evening, when their daughter, Lovina became the bride of Walter Putnam.
   Promptly at eight o’clock the bridal party entered the parlor to the strains of Lohengrin’s bridal chorus played by Miss Ruby Holland, of Troy.  The ceremony was performed before a bank of evergreens studded with pink and white asters in the presence of seventy guests by the Rev. F. P. Hess of Burlington.  The bride attired in a gown of white messaline charmeuse with pearl trimmings, carried a bouquet of white roses and maiden hair ferns and was attended by her sister, Miss Mary Rockwell, who wore a fetching costume of pink Tussah Jacefuard.  Little Dorothy Rockwell, a cousin of the bride, in a frock of swiss and valenciennes, acted as ring bearer.  The best many was Manley Bird.
   The color scheme of the dining room was gold.  Golden rod was the chosen flower which was largely used in the decorations.  The guests were seated at small tables and a fine wedding supper was served by eight girl friends of the bride.
    The bride’s going away gown was of blue whipcord and she wore a white picture hat.  Mr. and Mrs. Putnam left for a several weeks’ stay in South Haven, Mich.  On their return they will reside in Burlington.
   Mrs. Ed. Rockwell catered.  The guests included friends from Elmira, Milan, Towanda, Athens and Troy.

The Marriage of Dr. DeWitt and Miss Treat.
   “A quiet home wedding was solemnized at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick H. Treat, 309 Louella avenue, Wayne, at noon Wednesday, August 28, when their daughter, Miss Mary Lucia Day, became the bride of Dr. William Armstrong DeWitt, of Troy, Pa.  The house was tastefully decorated with white China asters, white clematis, hydrangeas, asparagus and maiden hair ferns.
   “The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. W. W. Herberton, of Wayne, before a small altar erected in the bay window of the parlor.  The bride was given in marriage by her father.  She wore a gown of white French lingerie and carried white China asters.  She was attended by the following bride’s maids:  Miss Jean Watt Davy, of Baltimore: Miss Adeline VanZant, Miss Marie Supple, Miss Elizabeth Day Supple, of Philadelphia:  Miss Alice Hearne and Miss Katherine Verner, of Wayne.  The flower girl was Edith Adams Treat, who carried a basket of white asters and ferns.  An orchestra discoursed the strains of the Mendelssohn wedding march as the bridal party entered the parlor.
   “After the wedding breakfast, Dr. and Mrs. DeWitt left on a trip to New England.  Upon their return they will reside at Blossburg, Pa., where Dr. DeWitt is in charge of the State Hospital.
   The groom is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania; a member of the Alpha Kappa Kappa Medical Society and for several years was resident physician at the Presbyterian Hospital.  His bride is one of the best known and most popular of the many fair daughters of Wayne, and a host of friends join in wishing all joy to the young couple.
   The out of town guests included Mr. and Mrs. William DeWitt, Mr. H. M. Beaman, Troy, Pa.; Mrs. Augusta L. Farr, Dallas, Texas; Mrs. G. K. Supple, Bala; Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Supple, Mr. and Mrs. H. I. Holcomb; Dr. S. A. Brum, Philadelphia; Miss Elizabeth M. Day, Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Day, Peoria, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Max Beers, Elmira, N. Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Coleman, Frazer; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Burrows, Milton, Pa.; Mr. Chas. T. Hubbell, New York City; Mr. F. H. Treat, Jr., Glassboro, N. J.

(East Troy News)  Miss Susie Morse, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Morse and Chester Carr of Troy, were married on Wednesday evening at the Baptist parsonage in troy.

(Local News)  Miss Anna Hallinan of Canton, and Michael Cleary of Bradford, were married in Canton Tuesday evening by the Rev. Father Shields, assisted by Father Lawrence.

(Local News)  Dr. Daniel O. Merrick and Miss Mary A. Vail of Blossburg, were married last Sunday evening at Watkins, N. Y.

(LeRoy News)  Dr. Carlyle N. Haines and Miss Bertha Barron of Ashland, were married at the bride’s home Wednesday evening, September 4th.

Volume XLIX, #37, Friday, September 20, 1912

(East Troy News)  Miss Florence Kennedy and Dalton Salisbury were married in Elmira, N. Y., on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 1912, by the Rev. Saxe of the M. E. Church.  They left for a wedding trip to Syracuse, Niagara Falls and New York.

(Local News)  Miss Dorothy Baldwin was bridesmaid and George Rockwell of Towanda, best man, at the marriage in Canton last week of Miss Lillian Spencer and Dr. Fred B. Mayer of Canton.  The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Spencer.

Volume XLIX, #38, Friday, September 27, 1912 missing.

Volume XLIX, #39, Friday, October 4, 1912

(Local News)  In attendance at the Gregory-Berry wedding in Elmira Wednesday evening from Troy were Mr. and Mrs. L. H. Oliver, Mr. and Mrs. H. S. Mitchell, Dr. and Mrs. M. B. Ballard, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. VanDyne, Mrs. John Bigelow, Misses Caroline Saltmarsh, Mary Cleaver and Mildred Ballard and W. W. Beaman.

Volume XLIX, #40, Friday, October 11, 1912

Leonard-McMahan Bradford Wedding.
   The home of Mrs. Israel S. Leonard was the scene of a very pretty double wedding Tuesday evening, when her twin daughters, Louise and Lisle, were united in marriage, Louise to Joseph Dartt Bradford, of Barnesboro, Pa., and Lisle to Arthur Reed McMahan, of Troy.
   The house was beautifully decorated with evergreen, ground pine, autumn leaves and yellow chrysanthemums.
   The marriage ceremony was performed at 6 o’clock in the reception room, the bridal party standing before a bank of evergreen and autumn leaves, by the brides’ pastor, the Rev. Glenn A. Baldwin, of the Methodist church.  Miss Fannie McMahan of Patton, Miss Genevieve Borden, Miss Nettie Leonard, Miss Laura Wheeler of Troy, Miss Sue Agnew and Miss Edna Mather, of Ulster, carried ropes of ground pine and formed an aisle for the bridal party.  Miss Inez Coles of Mansfield, played the wedding march from Mendelssohn.  Master John Leonard Parsons, was ring bearer.  The grooms entered together followed by the brides, who were charmingly gowned in white crepe meteor trimmed with Duchess lace and carried shower bouquets of cream roses.  A reception and wedding supper followed the ceremony.  Covers were laid for twelve at the brides’ table, the center being decorated with yellow chrysanthemums.  Only the relatives and immediate friends of the families were present.  The brides, who are graduates of the Troy High School and the Mansfield Normal School, are charming and popular young ladies and have been successful teachers in the public schools at Ulster.  Joseph Dartt Bradford is the son of Dr. Leonard Bradford, of Sullivan.  He was educated in the Mansfield Normal School and is employed in the First National Bank at Barnesboro.  Arthur Reed McMahon is the son of Mr. and Mrs. James McHahan, of Troy.  He is a graduate of the Troy High School in the class of 1900 and attended Gettysburg College.  He holds a responsible position in the office of the Troy Engine & Machine Company.
   They left on the midnight train for a wedding trip to Harrisburg and Philadelphia.  Mr. and Mrs. Bradford will reside in Barnesboro.  Mr. and Mrs. McMahan will be at the home to their friends in Troy after December 1, in the house in Elmira street, to be vacated by Jeweler F. L. Ballard.
   The out-of-town guests were:  Dr. L. D. Bradford, Mr. and Mrs. Bayard Bradford, Richard Bradford of Sullivan; Dr. and Mrs. Carl Bradford of Forksville, Mrs. Marion Sawtelle of Binghamton; Mr. and Mrs. Don Van Wiggin of Coudersport; Mr. and Mrs. Scott McKean of Newberry; Miss Rebecca Blackwell of Towanda; Miss Edna Mather, Miss Sue Agnew and Guy Rockwell of Ulster, Miss Inez Coles of Mansfield.
   The Troy Engine and Machine band serenaded the bridal party while the wedding supper was being served and were personally thanked by the brides and bridegrooms.

(Local News)  Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Compton, Miss Anna Compton, Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Pomeroy are in Mauch Chunk for the wedding of Burton Compton and Miss Margaretta Steadman.

 Volume XLIX, #41, Friday, October 18, 1912

(Local News)  Former County Treasurer F. N. Hubbard and Mrs. Ida Hooker Bauman, whose engagement was announced some time since, were married yesterday in Scranton.

 The VanDyne-Nearing Wedding in Philadelphia.
   An autumnal wedding of note commensurated of the union of the two prominent and wealthy families which it represented was that of Thursday, October 10th, when Miss Dorothy Nearing of Philadelphia, became the bride of Henry Bowers VanDyne, only son of Mr. and Mrs. E. Everett VanDyne of Troy.  This happy event also celebrated the twenty-ninth wedding anniversary of the groom’s parents.  The wedding ceremony was performed by the pastor in the Universalist church of the Messiah.
   Promptly at 6:30 o’clock the bridal party entered the church to the strains of Lohengrin’s march.  First the ushers, Allen Pierce of Troy, Dudley Redfield of Hartford, Conn., and Guy and Max Nearing of Philadelphia, brothers of the bride, followed by the bridesmaids, the Misses Beatrice Nearing and Elizabeth VanDyne, each carrying large bouquets of white chrysanthemums in a setting of autumnal oak leaves, having for a beautiful contrasting background the filmy light blue gowns of the fair ones.  Next came the maid of honor, Miss Mary Nearing, in a gown of light blue charmeuse, carrying a bouquet of pink roses.  The bride followed leaning on the arm of her father.  She was attired in a very handsome gown of white satin trimmed with orange blossoms and rose point lace, and inheritance from her grandmother.  They were met at the altar by the groom and best man, Mr. George Case of Troy.  At the conclusion of the ceremony the bridal party and guest repaired to “Hamilton Court,” where an elegant reception was held.  The hall was a bower of beauty, with its elaborated decorations of chrysanthemums, oak leaves and palms, which represented the artistic skill and handiwork of the city’s finest florist.  The guests were received by the bride and groom, assisted by their parents, and contrary to the usual custom, mingled with and entertained their guests while they partook of the wedding menu, after which they repaired to an adjoining room, where the bridal table was beautiful and complete in all of its appointments, the decorations being in accord with that of the other rooms.  A pleasing  incident was the leave taking of the bride and groom, marching down the long hall bowing and smiling to all as they passed, with such grace and dignity that we were carried back in memory to description of the colonial weddings of our great-grandmothers, and it seemed almost fitting to conclude with the old-time stately minuet.
   The groom’s gift to the bride was a costly cluster diamond ring, the best man and ushers, valuable scarf pins, while the bride favored her attendants with bar pins set with pearls.  The presents were many, being both costly and rare, among them a Baby Grand Steinway piano, presented by the groom’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. VanDyne.
   They left for an extended trip, after which they will be at home to their friends in Troy after December 1st.
   The guest from out of the city were:  Mr. and Mrs. Morrell Wilson of Providence, R. I.; Mr. and Mrs. Ford Knapp and Miss Wilson of Elmira; Mr. and Mrs. E. E. VanDyne, Mrs. Edward VanDyne, Mr. and Mrs. Fred VanDyne, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Phillips, Mrs. Margaret Pierce, Mrs. Fanny M. Long and Miss Ruth Peck of Troy.

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(West Burlington News)  Roy Hicks and Miss Ruby Gray of Alba, were married last week at Alba.

Volume XLIX, #43, Friday, November 1, 1912

(Granville Summit News)  Truman Kelly and Miss Bessie Faust were married in Elmira on Monday of last week by Rev. B. A. Hobart.

Volume XLIX, #44, Friday, November 8, 1912

Miss Virla Varney and Mr. Lynn Kilgore, both popular young people of this place, were married at the home of the bride’s parents at high noon Wednesday, October 30, 1912.  Rev. Seymour Barrett officiating.  There many friends extend congratulations and best wishes for a long and happy life.

   The marriage of Miss Angeline Ruth Bailey, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wallace W. Bailey, of Wetona, and Mr. Roy W. Young, second son of Mrs. Carrie and the late Douglas J. Young also of Wetona, was solemnized at the home of the bride’s parents on Monday, November 4, 1912, at 8 p. m.
   At an early hour a circle of friends and near kinsmen gathered in the brilliantly lighted rooms.  The bride and groom were attended by Miss Maude Storch and Mr. Elisha J. Young, brother of the groom.  The bridal party stood under an arch of evergreen while the ceremony was performed by the Rev. B. G. Sanford, pastor of the church at Wetona.
   The bride and groom were presented with many beautiful gifts.  A bountiful collation was served, after which they left for an extended wedding trip in Western New York.
  They will make their future home in Wetona.

Very Pretty Home Wedding at Gillett.
   At the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. M. Varney, was the scene of a very pretty home wedding, Wednesday, Oct. 30, when their only daughter, Virla, became the bride of Mr. Lynn Albert Kilgore, second son of Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Kilgore of Gillett, Pa.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. C. S. Barrett in the presence of about eighty guests, among them were three grandfathers and two grandmothers, the rest being of the nearest relatives.
   At twelve o’clock the bridal couple entered the parlor unattended.  The bride’s cousin, Mrs. Grant Cole played the wedding march from Mendelssohn.  The bride was charmingly gowned in white silk karleene, trimmed with lace and pearls, carrying a bouquet of white tea roses.  Her traveling suit was of gray Scotch wool.
   After congratulations, a four course wedding dinner was served.  Covers were laid for fifteen at the bride’s table.  The decorations were carried out in pink and white.
   The bride was the recipient of many beautiful and useful presents, consisting of silverware, cut glass and table linen.
   The happy couple left by auto for Elmira, where they were to take the train for Newark, N. J.

(Fairview News)  Rev. John V. Darrow, formerly of this place, now pastor of the M. E. church at Millerton, Pa., was married in his church Sunday evening, November 3d, to Miss Grace Mae Andrews of that place.  The ceremony was performed by Rev. S. F. Sanford of Elmira.  Mr. Darrow is one of the rising young men of the Conference and his many friends here extend congratulations and wish them much happiness.  They are spending their honeymoon in this place.

   The home of Mr. and Mrs. Emery Sluyter of Athens, was the scene of a pretty wedding on Thursday, October 24th, when her sister, Miss Emma Gertrude Hakes, of New Albany, became the bride of William H. Bush of Canton.  The ceremony was performed by the Rev. George M. Bell.  The bride was beautifully attired in white messaline and carried white flowers.  She was formerly a stenographer for the Swayze Advertising Company at Canton, but recently held a responsible position with the S. & N. Y. R. R. at Towanda.  They are both young people of estimable character and their host of friends extend congratulations.

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(West Burlington News)  Miss Edna Foulke and Ray Campbell were married Nov. 6.  Their many friends join in congratulations and good wishes.

(Windfall News)  On Tuesday, Oct. 29, a goodly number of friends and relatives of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Duart assembled at their pleasant home as a surprise, it being the 40th anniversary of their wedding.  Mr. and Mrs. frank Saxton of Granville, who were present attended the wedding 40 years ago.  The day was an ideal one which helped to make the gathering a success.  The occasion was enjoyed by all and they returned to their homes wishing Mr. and Mrs. Duart many more years of wedded life.

(Local News)  Thomas Edwin Smith and Miss Agnes L. Wilcox, prominent teachers of Union township, Tioga county, concluded while attending teachers’ institute in Wellsboro, to procure a marriage license and were married Monday morning by the Rev. F. P. Simmons at the Methodist Episcopal parsonage.

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(Alba News)  Walter Clark was married at Shunk last week.

(Local News)  At Daggett Rosamand M., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Pelby, was married to Louis Daggett, by the Rev. C. M. Fanning.  It was a home wedding, very pretty in all of its appointments.  The gifts to the bride, which were numerous and beautiful, included a check for #100 from the groom’s parents.

(Local News)  Harry S. Mitchell made an auto trip to Towanda last Friday, with Claude Townley and Miss Lena M. Skiff, of Dundee as passengers.  They came to Troy to be married but finding that they could not obtain a license here, they hurried on to the county seat where the knot was tied by the Rev. E. A. Hall, one time of Troy.

(Local News)  November 16th, at the M. E. parsonage, Daggett, Pa., occurred the marriage of Raymond R. Baker and Miss Rhoda M. Barrett, both of Wells township by the Rev. C. M. Fanning.  Mr. and Mrs. Baker are esteemed young people and their host of friends wish them much joy and happiness.

Volume XLIX, #48, Friday, December 6, 1912

   W. Herman Woodward and Miss Anna Budd Gernert, both of this place, were married in St. Marys, Pa., Tuesday, December 3rd, 1912.

The Drake-Rockwell wedding at East Athens.
   One of the prettiest events of the season occurred at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon F. Rockwell, , East Athens, Wednesday evening, when their daughter, Cora Alene, became the wife of James E. Drake of Litchfield.
Promptly at 8 o’clock as Miss Anna Chandler played the march, the bride and groom accompanied by Miss Edith Hine as ring bearer, Miss Jae Perry as bridesmaid and Charles Stauff as best man entered the parlor to the strains of Lohengrins wedding march, and beneath a beautiful arch of evergreen and ferns, were united in marriage by Rev. J. S. Taylor of Litchfield, the impressive ring service was used.
   The bride was becomingly attired in white and carried white carnations while the bridesmaid wore a pink changeable gown and carried pink carnations.  The house has been beautifully trimmed in pink and white carnations, chrysanthemums and crepe paper.
   Immediately after the ceremony an elaborate three course dinner was served.  The Misses Florence Dimmick, Mae Perry, Beatrice Rockwell and Ruth Weller acted as table maids while Mrs. Frank Campbell and Mrs. Helen Northrup were the cateresses.
   Mr. and Mrs. Drake left for a two weeks trip to Brooklyn, N. Y.  These two children of God just started to follow out one of his great plans, are held in the highest esteem by all who know them and their many friends join in wishing them happiness in following out this great plan in their lived.  The bride received many beautiful and valuable presents which show the love her many friends hold for her.
   Seventy relatives and friends witnessed the ceremony and were assembled from Litchfield, Mt. Pleasant, Nichols, Waverly, Sayre, Athens, Towanda, Granville Centre, Troy, Elmira, Brooklyn, N. Y. and Washington, D. C.

Volume XLIX, #50, Friday, December 20, 1912

(LeRoy News)  Mrs. Cora Holcomb formerly of this place was married last Thursday in Williamsport, to Mr. Shepherdson.  They will make their home in the west where the groom has a fine home awaiting them.

(Leona News)  The wedding of Mrs. Howard Hicks of Wetona, and Miss Fannie Lathrop took place on Thursday evening.  The Rev. Mr. Watson officiating.

(Local News)  A marriage license was granted Tuesday to Fred Luckey of Springfield and Mabel Buck, of Columbia township.

(Local News)  A marriage license was granted last Saturday to Carl Edson Shaylor of Columbia X Roads, and Florence Ripley of Sylvania.

(Local News)  Married at the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Lathrop, Leona, Dec 12, 1912 by the Rev. J. L. Watson, Mr. Howard E. Hicks of Wetona, and Miss Fanny Adelia Lathrop, Leona.

Volume XLIX, #51, Friday, December 27, 1912

The Shadduck-Comfort Wedding on Christmas.  A wedding in which very many of our readers will be interested was solemnized on Christmas day at high noon at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Shadduck in the union of Irving L. Comfort of Troy, and Miss Goldie Shadduck of Troy township.  The Rev. G. A. Baldwin was the officiating clergyman.  It was a quiet home wedding, witnessed by the immediate families of the bride and groom.  Mr. and Mrs. Comfort left on the 4:41 train for a short wedding trip.  The groom is one of Troy’s most trustworthy and popular young men.  He has been connected for some time as salesman with the firm of Bliss, Willour & Price.  The bride is a graduate of Troy High school class of ’10, and enjoys a full measure of popular esteem.

Gillett Couple Married in Elmira Tuesday.
   Miss Ethel M. Ward and Alvin C. Barrett, both of Gilletts, were married Tuesday afternoon in Elmira by Rev. E. E. Furguson.  They will reside on a farm in wells.

A Christmas Eve Wedding in Columbia.
  In the presence of about thirty of their relatives and friends at the home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Carnwright at 6 o’clock Christmas eve, took place the wedding of Miss Ruth Carnwright and Mr. Dean Rockwell, son of Mr. and Mrs. Delos Rockwell, the Rev. Patterson of Troy, officiating.  The bride’s sister played the wedding march and they were attended by her cousins, Lloyd and Gladys Carnwright as best man and maid of honor.  The home was prettily decorated for the glad occasion.  Bride and groom have the best wishes of a large circle of friends.  They on the 9 o’clock train from Columbia X Roads for a wedding trip which will include Rochester, N. Y.

(Local News)  Byron Hallis of Troy, and Mrs. Eliza Cook of Elmira, were married Christmas eve in the latter city.