Albert R Klotten & Edna Jeffords Marriage Announcement
r Mo- Whtt- em- te : CODLDJiOT.UAaT. : Mr. Klotten and Hiss Jet--ferda Harried in Haste. - PARENTS WERE SHOCKED WEliDlNQ WAS SCHEDULED FOR THE FIRST OF NEXT MONTH. BUT A ' SHORT. HOTS .TOUl.THa.. BRII)E 3 MOTHER THAT IT WAS ALL OVtrl-FVLL FORGIVENESS. SperielUTbefcifaleExpeesv,: --Lyons, April .-Ab elooement accurred here yesterday, particulars of which have beea. kept rather quiet Tb kp4g ene -were Mie Edna Jeffords, only daughter f - air. ana Mr, w. I. Jtfferds of tbU village and Albert R. Klotten. a young man whoa parents Hv in voruaao, Mis Jeffords! eharmlnr and accori- pllshed young woman. Several year ago she attended the Normal School la Cort land and there met and fell in tov with Mr. KSottea. whose father la toremma in ' Wlckwlr Bros. factory. After Miss Jef-terda returned from Cortland she kept up a eorreepondeac with Mr, Klottea, he vis-Itlng her her quit frequently, stopping with th Jefferda family. For some tiro Mr. Klottea ba beea studying gtenograpby ana iwosseeHUng la B businea college la Colutubue, O. .;.......; alias Jeff eras gave her parent to under stand that ah Intended to marry Mr Klot ten about May 1st To thla th parents made bo objection, rather looking pos the weira wtt favor, beraus tbe young man was of good family and worthy la every re-spect Recntiy, Mr. Klotten finished hla . studies la Columbus aad secured a position . teacher la penmanship, bookkeeping and stenography ta a city oa the Erie Railroad Bear New Tork. th name of the place being unknown to Mr, and Mra. Jefferda. 0 his rerura home, Mr. Klotten ppd here, last Friday, spending th night at Mr. Jeffords's heme la Cherry Street Yesterday afternoon, the coudIs left th house shortly after 1 o'clock for a short walk, it being understood that Mr. Klotten " waa going horn about 4.10 o'clock. The couple walked down to the Baptist par- , sonage In Sissoa Street, called the Rev, B. p. Fish, the pastor, out and were msr- .; ried by him about 1 o'clock. The bride gave her age ts 10 years, and the groom " his g as tl years, both of which are correct- From th parsonage the bridal couple walked down to the poetoffiee. where the bride wrote the following on a sheet of paper:, .,. . . ... .';...:;. . 'Dearest Ma: We war married this at- ternee at th Baptist pareonag. Sflnd few"" trunk to Cortland. Your loving daughter.." Edna." - Tbe tetter was dropped i Into the"ostoffice' ' BBd a abort time later va aecared by Roy '' Jsfferda, a brother to the girl, who took the 4 not home to bis mother. Mrs. Jeterds was more tha MtoBiahed. , She hastily walked down to the Baptist parsonage, believing at first that It was aa April Fool' hoax, but from the Rev. Mr. FUh She learned that th couple bad been married. ' -Mrs. Jefferda then went home and whn '' her husband arrived from th railroad office, where be is employed aa a book- keeper, sh toid him the story.' ' This -morning, Tbe Express representa tive called at the JeSerd home and was Informed t the detail sf, tb marriage,' Both Mr. and Mrs. Jefferda take the mat tar pbtlosopbieatly, - They wrote a letter to tb ooupl. stating that ther were sorry they adopted such a manner of getting married and were sorry that they had - not decided to have home wedding. Th'y Invited th couple to spend a portluo ef their honeymoon bar and expect that Mr. and Mrs. Klotten will arlve here tb tatter part ot th week. It la believed that Mr. Klottea orged hie hrtde to marry him yesterday instead ot waiting several weeks longer, and that instead ot making elab-) orate preparations, the couple decided to ' end the matter right then and' ther, go'st one to the groom's bom aad avert a public marriage. ..... . Mr. Jefferda said that whoa be and his wife decided to get married, that they went to' the minister's and got married and that ended It. He supposed that Mr. Klottea took, the same view of matters and did the same thing, for which reason he had Bo criticism to offer, save that It shocked the family so me what on account . of the abruptness of the manner tn which It waa conducted.