Annie McCrea weds Mike O'Neill

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Annie McCrea weds Mike O'Neill - SOUTH SCRANTON. Chrysanthemum Festival Opens...
SOUTH SCRANTON. Chrysanthemum Festival Opens This Afternoon - Marriage of Miss Anna McCrea to Michael J. O'Neill. The parish hall of St. John's congregation congregation is a place of beauty this afternoon, afternoon, everything being in readiness for what promises to be an entertainment of a delightful character, the chrysanthemum chrysanthemum festival by the maidens of the Angels Sodality. The chrysanthemums, chrysanthemums, and they are very pretty, were made by the girls themselves, under the direction of Miss Susie Little, and seem Innumerable. They will he arranged arranged on the stage in a most realistic manner. ' . One feature of entertainment that will commend it to many is that Rev. E. J. Melley has prohibited the use of books for canvassing purposes during the two evenings that the festival festival will be in progress. There are threo booths, numbered in order. No. 1. with white and yellow decorations, is In charge of Miss Anna Walton, wjth the following assistants: Misses Mary McTlghe. Agnes Boyle, Florence Brown. Julia Rosensteel, Mary Tatterala. Norah Needham and Mary Sullivan. Table No. 3. the decoration being greei, end white, is in charge of Miss Catharine Purcell. She Is assisted assisted by Misses Catharine Murray, Anna McDermott, Gertrude - Burns. Mary Williams, Annie Shovlin. Mary Red - dlngton, Mary Healey, Agnes, O'Connor. O'Connor. Table No. 3 is the ha ven of sweetness, sweetness, where confections will be served. The decorations are red. The booth is in charge of Miss Alice Boland. Miss Boland is assisted by Misses Ethel Fitzsimnions,'Bessie Doyle. Mary Mc - Niff. Kitty Boland, Katie Early. The patronesses of the event are: Misses Jenie Durkin, Susie Little, Katie Reardon, Winifred Durkin, Josephine Murray, Ella Donahoe, Theresa Gibbons, Gibbons, Laura Fitsslmmons. Tillie McTlghe, McTlghe, Alice Gibbons, Bridget Coyne. Catharino Jordan, Mary Coyne, Margaret Margaret Durkin. Mary - McGovern, Catharine Catharine Dowllng, Bessie Burns. The chrysanthemums are in color, white,, yellow, violet, red, pink and lavender. The admission is 25 cents, and each admission carries title to a valuable article. Special prizes will be: A ton of coal, two rockets, a rug, a quilt, silver candlestick, a gold clock, cushions, pictures, books and statuary. statuary. Misses Winifred Melvin and Lizzie Lizzie Durkin and James J. Mangan and John P. Ketrick will sing. Tlje St. John's school orchestra, sixteen pieces, will render instrumental music. The entertainment entertainment will conclude to - morrow evening. O'NEILL - McCREA. A courtship dating from childhood culminated before the altar of St. John's Church this morning, with a happy termination, when Miss Anna McCrea, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John J. McCrea, of Pittston avenue, became the bride of Michael J. O'Neill. The ceremony was followed by a nuptial nuptial high mass, Rev. E. J. Melley being being the celebrant. Miss Alice Gibbons was bridesmaid. The groom was attended attended by his brother, John J. O'Neill. The flowers "used in decorating the sanctuary and the home of the bride, where a wedding breakfast was served, attended only by the Immediate relatives relatives of the contracting parties, came from Philadelphia, and were arranged by Florist Francis X. Murphy, of that city. Palms, roses, carnations and chrysanthemums were displayed at the church and at the home. Mr. Murphy also brought a shower bunch of lilies of the valley and bride roses for the bride, and a shower bunch of bridesmaid bridesmaid roses for the bridesmaid. Mr. and Mrs. O'Neill left for St. Louis this afternoon, where they will Kpend their honeymoon visiting the fair and being entertained by the friends whom Mr. O'Neill has made during the past three years, where he has been one of the popular pitchers of the St. Louis National League base ball team. On their return they will reside with the bride's parents. It was the prevalent opinion that Mr. O'Neill had abandoned base ball, but he says his plans for the future are not made. Foreman Garrett Wren at the mine of the Green Ridge Coal company, and Francis Hatchford of the AHls - ChaN mers plant, deservedly poppular young men of the Twelfth ward, have purchased purchased the interest of t James Abbott in tho Keenan block on Prospect avenue, avenue, and will enter into possession this evening. Both young men are members of the St. John's Total Abstinence society, and their purpose is to provide a place of amusement for themselves and their friends, many of whom are also total abtainers. A pool table is one of th attractions and the young men will also also carry a full line of cigars and confectionery. confectionery. NOT TO IMPEACH. When William J. Smith, tho Pittston avenue hotel keeper, went hunting last year, or rather when he returned, there was some dead game in evidence. This is not to impeach Mr. Smith's statement statement to the effect that he got ten rabbits rabbits and eight pheasants during his two days' hunting at Hettler's farm, near Rattlesnake pond. The reporter saw Mr. . Smith last evening after he returned, with his hunting jacket on. .August Rauner was Mr. Smith's companion. MARRIED IN ELMIRA. Miss Nora King, of Genet street, and John Sheridan, of Green Ridge, quietly left last Monday, proceeding to Eimira, where they were married. Neither of the young people have as yet attained their majority. SHORTER PARAGRAPHS. Andrew Phillips, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nicholas Phillips of Orchard street, has purchased the barber shop at Prospect avenue and Orchard street, recently occupied occupied by John J. Farrell. John Egan, of Willow street, and his son - in - law, Jacob Sasr, went to Kai - servillo Tuesday, returning with ten rabbits. They report rabbits in abundance abundance in that locality. The Choral Union will hold the second second of this week's rehearsals at the parish house this evening. No. 567 was the winning number at Adam Brier's first drawing held on Tuesday. There are $2 or a box of cigars waiting for some lucky person. Joseph is the name given, in baptism, by Mr. and Mrs. C. J. McHugh, to the little stranger that came to their home on Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. C. G. Boland and family family have returned to their home in this city after being residents of Hamburg, N. Y., since May. Mr. and Mrs. Bo - land's summer home Is pleasantly situated situated on Lake Erie, eight miles south of West Seneca. Mr. Boland just about divides his time between the latter place and his interests in this city. Attorney Hugh B. Andrews circulated circulated among the recent purchasers of the Encyclopedia Brittannlca yester -

Clipped from The Scranton Truth03 Nov 1904, ThuPage 9

The Scranton Truth (Scranton, Pennsylvania)03 Nov 1904, ThuPage 9
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