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Lee County Weddings

Earl G. Davis to Tessie Bryant

One of the prettiest and most delightful home weddings of the season took place at the home of F. B. Bryant, at two o'clock last Thursday afternoon (Aug. 30, 1906) where Miss Tessie Bryant was united in marriage to Mr. Earl G. Davis, both of this place.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. H. J. Wheeler, pastor of the Baptist Church of our little city, in the presence of members of the families of the bride and groom. Mr. Don Swarthout presided at the piano. Promptly at two o'clock as the tones of the wedding march were heard, the bride and groom entered the parlor and took their position beneath a beautiful arch of smilax and roses, and in a brief and impressive ceremony were pronounced husband and wife.

The bride was beautiful in a gown of white dotted swiss and carried a bouquet of bridal roses, which later in the afternoon she threw among the assembled guests. Miss Ethel Bryant of Malta, being the lucky girl to catch the prize.

After the usual congratulations the company was seated around daintily spread tables and served with the most delicious of refreshments. The rooms were tastefully decorated with golden rod, smilax and ferns. On a table in the back parlor were displayed many beautiful presents of silver, cut glass, china and table linen.

The newly wedded couple did not escape without the customary rice shower, and shoes being tied to their carriage.

Mr. and Mrs. Davis have been residents of the vicinity of Paw Paw all of their lives; the bride is an accomplished young lady and by her bright and happy disposition has won host of friends. The groom is one of our promising young men of the town with fine prospects, at present being a member of the firm of Davis & Douglass, who enjoy a flourishing business.

Mr. and Mrs. Davis are spending their honeymoon at Camp Lake and will be at home to their friends after October 1st.

During the afternoon Mr. Don Swarthout gave some of his choicest selections, both vocal and instrumental. At a late hour the happy company departed, having spent one of the most pleasant afternoons imaginable.

The TIMES joins their numerous friends in extending congratulations and well wishes.

Contributed by Marilyn Widler

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