On Wednesday, Oct. 6th, St. Michael's church, Mitchell, was the scene of a
very pretty wedding. It was the marriage of Margaret E. Reilly daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Reilly of Parnell, to Morgan M. Flaherty of Eden. The
ceremony was performed by Father Fischer of Cascade. Will Phalen and
Lawrence Devine, cousins of the bride, acted as ushers.
The couple was attended by Miss Stella Reilly and Thos. Fuller and Miss
Imogene Dalton and J.P. Reilly. The bride came in on the arm of her brother
Thomas and followed by the bridesmaids met the groom and groomsmen at the
The bride's gown was of white brussels net over white silk; the bridesmaids
wore olive green silk messaline and the maid-of-honor, Alice blue. All
wore picture hats to match their costumes. The bride carried a white prayer
book and the maids amethyst rosaries.
A reception followed at the home of the bride's parents at which about fifty
guests were present. An elegant wedding dinner was served in courses. The
floral decorations were crimson and white dahlias and pink and white asters.
Those from away were the groom's mother, Mrs. Flaherty, Mr. and Mrs. J.
Dalton, daughter and son, James O'Brien and sister, T. (?) Connor and Miss
McEnroe all of Eden, Miss Dalton and Mrs. J.D. Hicky of Fond du Lac, Rev. J.
H. Fischer and sister Miss Marie of Cascade and Miss Ellen Donohue of
A feature of the occasion was automobile rides for all the guests, small
parties going out at a time.
The newly married couple took an afternoon train for Chicago. Escanaba and
Stevens Point are among the places at which they expect to visit before
returning. They will be at home after November 1st in the town of Eden,
Fond du Lac Co., where the groom owns a large farm. His immediate ancestors
were among the early pioneer settlers of that town.
The bride was born and grew up in this vicinity, is a graduate of Plymouth
High school of the class of 1903 and has taught school successfully since
that time. She will make attractive the home to which she goes none the
less by her presence and amiability than by her good taste in beautifying
We sincerely hope this will prove to be a happy union and we believe it will
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