ready-to- Muse McCotter. At Barnes' Chapel, Pamlico county, on Wednesday March 19th at 4 p. m. was witnessed one of the most beautiful wed dings ever celebrated in thla county when Miss Emma Leona, the attractive daughter of Mr. John C. Muse, was united by the holy bond of matrimony to Mr. D. C. McCotter. The church was beautifully decorated with evergreens and cut flowers, having an arch lighted with candles from which was suspended a lovely marriage bell made of bride' roses. At the appointed hour amidst the strain of Mendeleon's wedding march skillfully rendered by the graceful touch of Miss Bertha Muse, of Vandemere, en tered the bridal party in the following order, the usher Messrs Joe and John McCotter, of Alliance, brotheis of the groom, and Messrs. J. A. McCotter and Charlie Flower, of Tandemere; then the maid of honor, Mis Maggie Swan, of Marlbel, a cousin of the bride who was immediately followed by the groom with hit best man, Mr. E. W. Fetzer, of Charlotte, entering one aisle, while the bride In a handsome going away gown of blue cloth leaning on the .arm of hei father entered the other, met the groom at the altar and there took the solemn tow of the ceremony which was performed by Rev. Mr. Tripp of Goldsboro N. O. and was witnessed by a large number of friends of the young couple. They were the recipients of a large number pi very handsome present. - ' : Shortly after the ceremony, Mr. and Mr. McCotter took a carriage for Orien tal, there taking the steamer Neuse for an extensive northern tour.