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Thanksgiving Marriages

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Parent Issue
Day
8
Month
December
Year
1899
Copyright
Public Domain
OCR Text

Ov oí the prettiest home weddings of the season occurred last evening at the bome of Mr. and Mrs. David F. Allmendinger, 719 W. Washington st. It was the mavriage of their oldest danghter, Fauline, to Mr. Charles J: Dablkey. The house was elaboralely decorated with evergreen, palins and chrysanthemums. The ceremony took place in the east parlqr. The bay window was banked with evergreen and flowers. A large wedding bell.secured by festoons of green, was suspended trom the ceiling. The floor was covered by a bandsome rug. Here the bridal couple stood, while Rev. John Neumann, of the Bethlehem Evangelical Church, officiated, using the ring service. As the bridal couple entered the room, the sister of the bride, Miss Clara Allmendinger, played Mendelssohn's wedding march on the piano. They were preceeded by the two little sisters of the bride, Rosa and Cornelia, who very prettily strewed flowers in their way. They were attended by Mr. Fred Dahlkey asjgroomsman and Miss Mary - sister of the bride- as bridesmaid, with Miss Julia - also a sister - as maid of honor. The bride and her sisters were all prettily gowned in white organdy. The bride carried a shower bunch of white bridal roses, her hair being adorned with white Narcissus. The bridesmaid and maid of honor carried large bunches of yel low chrysanthemums. Af ter congratulations were given to the lovely bride and groom, the large company sat down to a sumptuous wedding supper. The tables and room were truly festive with their decora tions of evergreens and flowers. The company of .some eighty guestsgreatly enjoyed the erening uutil the time necessary to leave, when the brida) couple with their friends - Mr. Ernest Fulton and bride, who had been mar ried at Whitmore Lake at noon - left on the Michigan Central train for Detroit. The whole company of young people accompanied the bridal parties to the depot, where showers of rice and other demonstrations left no doubt in the mindi of the passengers on the train as to their beiDg newlf married. The many beautiful, costly and useful presente received indicated the good wishes of their many friends, who wished them the greatest joy and happiness in their journey tbrough life. Upon their return they will go to bousekeeping atNo. 108 South Seventh street, where the groqui has recentlj built and furnished acozy home. Tbey will be at home to their friends after December 12. A number of the young people, after returning trom the depot, went out to Mr. and Mrs. Dahlkey 's future home and decorated it with signs, such as " Hobsou's cottage," etc. Amoug the guests from out of town weve Miss Nellie Stevens and Mr. Jay Pray, of Whitmore Lake. Miss Pearl McCormick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George McCormick, of Whitmore Lake, was married at high noon Thursday to Mr. Ernest Fulton, of the same place. The wedding occurred at the bride's home, which had been beautifulf) decorated with evergreens, smilax and calla lillies. A large arch anc wedding bell designated the place underneath which the couple stooc during the ceremony, which was performed by Rev. Mr. Pierson They were attended by Mr. Jay Pray as best man, and Miss Nellie Stevens as bridesmaid. The bride and bridestnaid woregowns of white organdie. The bride carried a bouquet of white carnations and the bridesmaid pink carnations. After the ceremony the guests, numbering 84, sat down to a sumptuous wed ding dinner at the home of the bride's grandmother. At 3 o'clock j the bridal couple with the grooms man and bridesmaid, lef t for Ann Arbor to attend the wedding of the intímate friend of the bride, Mis? i Pauline Allmendinger. Mr. and Mrs. Fulton were the re cipients of numerous presents, both beautiful, useful and costly They left on the late train for a week's visit in Detrmt.