(A very) pretty wedding was solemnized at St. Michael's church Tuesday
morning, June 25, 1907, when Father Hughes united in the holy bonds of
wedlock, Miss Cassie Hughes and Andrew O'Connell, both of this town.
Promptly at 10 o'clock the bridal party entered the church when Rev. Father
Hughes, cousin of the bride, performed the beautiful and impressive
ceremony which made the happy couple one for life. The bride looked
beautiful in a creation of Chiffon and lace over white silk. She wore a
bridal veil and carried a white prayer book while Miss Margaret Hughes
sister of the bride, as bridesmaid, was attired in white organdie and wore a
large white picture hat and carried a bouquet of American beauty roses. Dr.
Jim O'Connell brother of the groom acted as groomsman. At the conclusion
of the ceremony, the wedding party repaired the home (this is exactly as it
is in clipping - K.R.) of the bride where a delicious dinner was served and
a reception held from noon until four o'clock. About seventy relatives of
the contracting parties were present and a few intimate friends.
The home was beautifully decorated with a profusion of flowers, smilax and
festoons. The day was happily spent in conversation, music and singing.
Mr. and Mrs. O'Connell took the train at Plymouth for an extended trip east
and expect to be at home after July 10th. Both young people are well and
favorably known here. The bride, residing here since childhood is one of
Mitchell's most estimable and accomplished young ladies, while the groom is
one of Beechwood's prosperous (Article cut off
A very pretty wedding took place at St. Michael's church town of Mitchell Tuesday forenoon. Rev. Father Hughes of Franklin cousin of the bride, speaking those words which made Cassie Hughes of Mitchell and A.L. O'Connell of this place man and wife. The bride was becomingly attired in a handsome gown of white lace while the groom wore the customary suit of black. The bride was attended by her sister Margaret Hughes of Boston who wore a gown of white organdie, Dr. James O'Connell of Appleton, brother of the groom acting as best man.
Immediately after the ceremony the bridal party repaired to the home of the
bride where a sumptuous dinner was served after which the bride and groom
departed on the south bound evening train for a short wedding trip. The
bride has for some time been one of the countys most proficient school
teachers while the groom is an industrious farmer of this place and it is
the wish of their many friends that their married life may be crowned with
success and happiness. Those from away who attended the wedding were: Atty.
F. J. Rooney and wife of Appleton; Dr's. James and Dan O'Connell of Menasha;
Mrs. F. Reitz and daughter of Elkhart, Margaret Hughes of Boston; Fannie
Hughes of Logansport, Ind.; Mrs. Phalem Hughes of Frank(?); A. Bader of
Cincinnati; Ed. Bow(ser?) Colby, and James Hughes and family of Sheboygan.
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