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 - MRS. WIIXIAH DCPRE. Within the year which she...
MRS. WIIXIAH DCPRE. Within the year which she was led to the altar a happy, blushing bride, resplendent resplendent with hope, beauty and healthful healthful rigor. Mrs. Maria Condon Duo re now Ilea cold la death, her promising young life having been offered up - - a sacrifice to one of the most solemn obligation she eoncracted on that hanpy day when she pledged herself to become the life partner partner of William. Dupre. Theirs wss a blissful honeymoon, and their cup of happiness happiness was about to be filled to over-. over-. over-. dowlug by the prospective heaven-sent heaven-sent heaven-sent biesalnx. which, lastingly strengthens the band of devotion between two loving hearts, when the cruel hand of the foil destroyer ruthlessly Intervened to dash away the cup from their very lips and bear away from this mundane sohere the gentle spirit of the young mother, dropping dropping th youthful husband from the ai-titudinous ai-titudinous ai-titudinous realm of delightful contentment contentment into the very depths of profound grief and anguish. This aunenied gentlewoman was born In Houma Just twenty-four twenty-four twenty-four years ago. and waa the eldest daughter of Mr. E. W. Condon, who was one of the most prominent prominent eitirena of Terrebonne parish. She waa educated la this city at the Convent of Mercy and was graduated with first honors In a class of twelve la 1889. Of a sweet. tender and loveabie disooeitlon. she was fairly idollzerl by her companions here and in her Terrebonne Terrebonne borne. She at once became a social leader on her return to Houma. and the highest honors were bestowed upon her at ail times. Her charitable lmpukses were manifested in the activity and interest interest she displayed whenever a movement movement was Inaugurated either for eanrr-h eanrr-h eanrr-h or charitable benefit, and great were the regrets experienced and expressed when, with her family, she removed to this city in rS9S. to make ber future home rn New Orleans. Here she met younr William Dupre. th sob of Mr. Bugene Dupre, the prominent retired shoe merchant, and was wooed and woo by him. Their marriage took place- place- Oct. T, IS98. and tne an aonncemefit of her- her- death, so unexpected, will carry profound eorrow tnto the heart of a boat of loving friends, both here and. 1 we where. Her funeral will take place this af. ternoesi at 4 o'clock: from her late real' denee. No. 3420 Canal street. . mSSS - Nervous headaches sad

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  1. The Times-Picayune,
  2. 28 Aug 1897, Sat,
  3. Page 3

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