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HUMES-ALLISON WEDDING WEDDING CBBKMONY A* HOME OF BIUDK'S PARENTS, MR. AND MRS, W. D. ALI4SON, ON The home of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Allison on Park avenue was the scene of ', most picturesque wedding ceremony . evening at 8:80 o'clock. The bride their daughter, Miss Lila Allison, the bridegroom Or. Charles D. Humes, spacious rooms were filled with a number of friends, who gathered .TKitnees the ceremony, which was pro- f ? iiounced by the Rev. Frank O. Ballard, Pfiptor of Memorial Presbyterian Church, A harpist and violinist Nplayed a charm- Ing program of bridal airs for an hour i!H£before the time for the ceremony. At the appointed hour the strains of the "Lohengrin Wedding March" were taken up and; continued as the wedding party ,;,.-',,, ajjarted down the stairway and entered -^,k..the ceremony room. Miss Llzette Krausa '\walked first In the bridal party, and . Wfs followed by Mrs. Frank Preston, / ie'r of the bride, who acted as matron ·.jfeot honor; then the bride with her father, ;/' who gave her away. The minister, "**"" Bridegroom and best man, Mr. Cornelius / v v O'Brien of Lawrenceburg, entered from K.the side room and met the bridal party . "In the living room. The appointments iS, for the ceremony room were entirely in green and white. The broad fireplace · waf. simply massed with the tall palms "·· and ferns. Set In the greenery were white .;.,.' fapers in cathedral candlesticks. The -vases and wall pockets were overflowing with white chrysanthemums and trailing vines, and in the openings were curtains autumn foliage artistically arranged, the adjoining 'rooms were immense jters of the yellow chrysanthemums Arranged in baskets and flow^- urns. Mning room was a bower or the yellow Jail flowers and ferns. For the center of the polished table there was a large French oasket of the yellow chrysanther mums, studded with maidenhair ferns, and yellow tapers burned in handsome Crystal holders. The buffet was trimmed with the f«rns and the chandelier fes- tboned with strands of Southern smllax. The stairway ~ was draped with garlands of-the green foliage. During the reading pf the service the music was changed ,-' "Call Me Thine Own," a favorite selec- '"~ tlon of the bride. The aisle for the wedding party to pass through was made by Mfes Ruth Allison, her sister, and JlHr. Benjamin Humes of Rushville, nephew Of the bridegroom. j- The bridal costume was a beautiful *· white satin empire gown, trimmed with .". hand embroidery and princ'eas lace, and i' the long satin tleevee finished with princess lace. The tulle veil was fastened With a cluster of valley lilies. The bride "*"·· carried an armful of bride roses, tied f - with streamers of smilax and white * tulle. Mrs. Preston wore her wedding '.if gown of white satin and princess lace , "* and carried a great arm bouquet of stemmed white chrysanthemums. Miss Krauss wore a pretty yellow messaline gown, combined with lace, and carried yellow chrysanthemums. After' the ceremony there was an Informal reception and buffet supper. Mr. and Mrs. Allison were assisted* in entertaining by Mr. and Mrs. Frank Preston, Miss Krauss, Miss Edna Randall, Miss Mary Bockhoff, Miss Mabel Ayres, Miss Bess Brown, Miss Anne Ryan ' Btreator, 111.; Miss Gllcrest of Hamilton, 0,; Miss Grace Miller of Charleston, 111., and Miss Frances Stoltz of Iowa. Last evening Dr. and Mrs. Humes left for a wedding trip to Cnlcago, and on their ·turn will be at home after Dec. 1 at 1107 Sterling street. The bride's golng- away gown was a taupe colored broadcloth, with a large black hat, trimmed with long black plumes. The waist was of Persian silk. Among the guests who came to attend the wedding were Dr. Lowell Green, Dr. Cole man and Miss Coleman of Rushville, Ind.; Mrs. Marden, Miss Grace Miller and Mr. Harry Williams Of Charleston, III: Mr. and Mr?. John C. Humes of Rushville, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Jones of Shelbyvllle, Ind., and MISS Gilcrest of Hamilton, O.

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 28 Oct 1908, Wed,
  3. Page 9

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