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Charbonneau Wykes

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Parent Issue
Day
29
Month
July
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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A quiet wedding occurred Wednesday evening at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. Margaret Charbonneau, when Miss Celina Charbonneau was married to Arthur J. Wykes, of Grand Rapids, Mich. The bridal party entered with the strains of Mendelssohn's Wedding Maren played by Miss Mamie Tra.cy, of Ann Arbor, Father Kennedy preceding, followed by Wili Craven, oL Daylon, Ohio, who acted as best man, and Miss Anna Charbonneau, who atiended the bride. ïhen carne httle Aiargueriie Foley carrying the ring and lasuy ine bride and groom. The bride ljoked charming in a pretty gown of wmLe organdy and carried a mammoUi oouquet of bridal roses. Her sister looKed very pretty in pink organdy ana carried pinK roses. Immediately tohowing Uie ceremony a sacred solo vaS sung by Clarence Cotton, oí Ueirok. The parlors were very prettüy decorated witn terns, pottea parnis and sweet peas. The corner in which tne cerenony was performed was araped with two immense ilags which tormed an ucti. Ji'rom the center of the arch was suspended a beautiful white dove holdng a large bow of white ribbon. The decorations in the dining room were smilax and sweet peas. This patriotic idea was further carried out in the drapings of flags in other rooms. A dainty supper was served a'.id each guest was given a bouquet of maiden ïeaf fèrn and sweet peas. Each dish of ice cream was surmounted with the nacional colors forming a miniature representation of Morro Castle, which was quickly reduced to ruins by the 'bravehearted Americans gathered there. Only the relatives and immediate friends of the family were present. The guests from out of town were Mr&. A. B. Wykes, of Grand Rapids, mother of the groom; Mr. Jay Chauncey Wykes, brother of the groom; Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cotton and daughter Marjorie, of Detroit; Miss Cotton, of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. Will Craven, of Dayton, Ohio; Mrs. James W. Shaw, of New York; Mrs. V. T. Tracy and daughter Mamie, of Ann Arbor; Mrs. Robt. Baniett, of Ann Arbor; Miss Nellie Smith, of Eagle Harbor, Mich; Miss Lizzie Kane, o-f Detroit. The bride is a very highly esteemed young lady and is well known in Grand Rápida society, having been a teacher for the past three years in the Fountain st. school of said city. The groom is a well known and popular business man of Grand Rapids. The wedding presenta were numerous and costly. The happy couple left on the 9:53 train for an extended trip, after which they will be at home to their friends at lGñ N. Lafayette st, Grand Rapids.

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Ann Arbor Democrat