Norton & others
wrang-lings Water-son. a Hall Bo wen. One of the most enjoyable events of the season occurred on Wednesday evening, evening, Nov. 2nd, at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Bowen in Flora, it being being the marriage of their only child, their accomplished daughter Nellie, to Mr. Fred HalL At 8 o'clock the happy couple accompanied accompanied by Mr. Jesse Hannah of Normal, and Miss Maggie Parkhill of Belvidere, took their places in folding door-way, door-way, door-way, 'neath an elegant floral horse-shoe horse-shoe horse-shoe and other decorations, when the ceremony was very impressively performed by Rev. W. P. Elsdon of Belvidere. The bride was very becomingly attired in white satin, bridal veil and orange blossoms, blossoms, and it is needless to say looked very lovely indeed. After some time spent in congratulations, the company to the number of 140 (many expected being detained by the inclemency of the weather) satBown to an elegant supper, which was served in flue style, and everything everything went "merry as a marriage belL" The presents were numerous and costly, some of which were as follows: Elegant gold and silver jewel case, satin-lined satin-lined satin-lined from groom; sewing machine parents of the bride; elegant dressing- dressing- case, parents of groom; reaper Mack, Mr. and Mrs. Clark Russell; Sofa and Table, Messrs. Webber, Grummond, and Neff ; China Set white and gold. Alumni; doz. Silver Spoons, Mrs. Whitney, Kansas; Kansas; Individual Castor, Lizzie Foord, Bloomington, I1L; Fruit Dish, silver and glass, Mr. and Mrs. II. S. Witt; Cake knife, Mr. and Mrs. Swartz, Grundy Co. Iowa; set Jewelry, hand painted, Addie Russell; dos. silver spoons, Mr. and Mrs. Barnes, Wis.; Silver Cake Basket .Fred Witter and Fred Webber Jr.; Silver Butter- Butter- Dish and Knife, Company of Friends; Silver Castor, Club of Friends; Silver tea-pot tea-pot tea-pot Mr. and Mrs. Oaks, Mr. and Mrs. Wattles; Silver tooth pick, Chas Mordoff ; Box fancy paper, Maggie Robinson; Robinson; Silver card receiver, Ada Butler; Ornamental thermometer, Mr. and Mrs. L. Drake; Parlor Lamp, Mark Hall; Parlor Lamp, Mr. and Mrs. Graves; doz. Silver Knives, Mr. and Mrs. Augustus Robinson; Syrup Pitcher, Addle and Millie Hall; H doz. fruit knives, Chas. Mary and Warren Rix; Bread Plate, majolica majolica ware, Russ Lambert; Butter knife, Lottie Gregory; Glass toilet set Lillian Royal; Silver butter dish, Mr. and Mrs. 11 L. Cunningham; Glass set Mr. and Mrs. Frank Woodward; Glass water pitcher, Mr. and Mrs, Rix; Butter dish, Carrie Lovett; pair vases, Ernest Bliss; mantle, Florence Cunningham and Dell Russell; brackets, Harley Cunningham and Amy Horton; French Clock, Mr. and Mrs. J. Lambert; Clock, Simon Lovett; Lovett; ten silver dollars, grandparents of the bride; tidy. Miss Ella Broom; glass set, Ellen Gallagher; marble top table, friends from Belvidere; dresser and small table, E C Norton and Jennie Norton; doz. cane chairs and rocker, friends; handsome sofa, cushion and tidy, tidy, Mesdames IL A. Graves and O. E Dean; pitcher and two plates, majolica ware, Cousins; lantern, G. IL Graves. The happy couple took the eastward bound train Thursday morning, where they will visit Boston, New York, and other points of interest also relatives in Connecticut The good wishes of their many friends go with them, as the bride is a general favorite admired alike for her amiability and fine intellectual qualities, qualities, while the groom it is enough to say that be Is in every respect worthy of the bride he has won.