On New Year's day at St. Mary's church was the scene of a pretty wedding
when Miss Mollie, daughter of Mrs. L. Flynn of this village and L.P. Reilly,
son of Michael Reilly of Parnell were united in the holy bonds of matrimony.
The marriage took place at 11:05 A.M. the knot being tied by Rev. B.J.
They were attended by Miss Libbie Flynn, sister of the bride, as maid of
honor and Margaret Reilly, sister of the groom, as bridesmaid. Thomas
Reilly, brother of the groom, and John Flynn, brother of the bride acted as
The bride was attired in cream lace net over taffeta silk and carried a
bouquet of bridal roses, while Miss Libbie Flynn wore gas-light green
calliene and carried white carnations, and Miss Reilly wore green cashmere
and carried pink carnations. The groom and attendants wore the customary
suits of black.
After the marriage the guests consisting of relatives and a few intimate
friends numbering 105 people, went to the home of the bride where a
bountiful wedding dinner was served.
After the dinner the happy couple accompanied by twenty young people went to
Waldo and amid showers of rice and old shoes they took the train for
Milwaukee, Racine, Madison, Chicago and other points.
The bride is the second oldest daughter of Mr. L. Flynn and is respected by
all who know her, while Mr. Reilly is a prominent businessman of Parnell.
On their return they will make their home at Parnell, the groom's place.
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LAWRENCE REILLY AND MISS MOLLIE FLYNN MARRIED NEW YEAR'S FORENOON AT ST. MARY'S CHURCH
At eleven o'clock, New Year's forenoon, Lawrence Reilly and Miss Molly Flynn
were joined in holy wedlock by Rev. B.J. Burke at St. Mary's church,
The bride was attended by Misses Libbie Flynn and Margaret Reilly, while the
groom's attendants were Thos. Reilly and John Flynn, all brothers and sister
of the contracting parties.
The fair bride was dressed in white silk. She is the daughter of Mrs. L.
Flynn of Cascade and one of the best dressmakers of the place. The groom is
the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Reilly of Mitchell and is a merchant at Parnell.
He is a gentleman of excellent habits and will make a good husband. A
largely attended reception was held in the afternoon at the house of the
bride's mother and many presents were received.
The happy couple took the five o'clock train at Waldo and will visit
Milwaukee, Racine, Chicago and other places. Mr. and Mrs. Reilly have many
friends in Mitchell and Cascade who wish them both a long life that will
increase in happiness with each succeeding year.
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