Wedding Manning-Meyer

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Clancy, pas- of Mrs. M. F. Manning of 282 Ninth tor of SI. Francis Church offi- streei, Wood River. The cere- cialcd and was celebrant of the mony, followed by nuptial mass, nuptial mass. war, performed by lhe RPV. Robert Mrs. E. W. Groleko of St. Louis Kagear. The groom is city attor- was her sistpr's only attendant, ney for Wood River. and .lames Lnahy of Ashland, The allnr of the Duurh was served his brother as best man. decorated with pink snapdragons. During mass Herbert C. Bertand a large vase of Boiler Times man sang several nuptial hymns, roses was plated on eacli post al accompanied by sister Frances the rni ranee to Die sanctuary. accompanied by Sister Frances The brifie, Riven in marriage by Rose also played the wedding her father, wore n bridal gown of marches. Ivory satin, fashioned with a sweet- _„„...„. heart neckline. A row of liny suit of cadet blue wool, with a satin covered buttons was placed veiled hat of navy and lighter riown the back of the tight bodice blue, and other accessories of navy, and at the wrist of the long-point- Her shoulder corsage was of camel ed sleeves, and a full skirt ler- " minuted inlo a graceful train. The i)lc ,„«,„,..„ ul ,„„„„ wns ar,net finger-lip veil was secured by tired in a brown dressmaker suit two while sal in ribbons and while with brown accessories and her roses. Miss Meyer carried a cas- flowers were similar to those of cactc bouquet of white roses and the bride. white snapdragons, made with a Following the ceremony a break- detachable corsage, and tied with fast was served at. the Jersey Ho white satin ribbon. She also car- . ried a handkerchief, a-glft of her bers of the two families. , godmother, Mrs. Edward Bien of Belleville. Mrs. Bien carried the . . ng handkerchief at her wedding 25 trip. Mrs. Leahy wore a matching years ago. The bride's only orna- Chesterfield coat and her suit, menl was a pieftc of jewelry which which was collared in navy blue had belonged to her grandmother, velvet, when she departed. The maid of honor, Miss Fallcie The bride has served as deputy Meyer of East Alton, and brides- treasurer of Jersey County for the maid, Mrs. Nicholas Moohn of Al- past seven years and assisted part ton, wore identical dresses of white Hrne In that office a number of taffeta faille made with sweetheart years • prior to her appointment. necklines, tight bodices, short. She recently resigned her position puffed sleeves and full skirts. They to complete plans for her wedding. . wore headpieces of white satin rib- . , . rs. omas bon and roses, and carried arm Leahy of Ashland and bride will bouquet* of Better Times roses reside In Ashland. Mr. Leahy Is engaged in farming in Sangamon tied with pink satin ribbon. Leo Laughren of St. Louis, served County as best man for Mr. Manning and Nicholas Moehn of Alton was groomsman. Miss Elizabeth Hawkins of St. Louts sang "Because" before the wedding march, "Ave Marie" at the offertory and "The Lord's Prayer" following mass. Mrs. Henry Manns, assisted by the choir, sang the high mass, Miss Mary Maloney was at the organ. A wedding breakfast for the bridal parly, families and friends was served at the Mineral Springs Hotel, and a three-tier wedding cake centered the table. A reception took place this aft- •rnoon at the Manning 'home, and the refreshment table decorated with orange and yellow :alendulas and plumosa. The bride presented her wedding bouquet to her mother. Mr. and Mrs. Manning left late this afternoon for a two weeks' honeymoon in New Orleans, La. They will reside at 282 Ninth street, Wood River. When she v left, Mrs. Manning wore a gray dress with Kelly green accessories and a corsage from her wedding bouquet, The bride Is a graduate of the East Alton-Wood River Community High School and was employed in the office of Dr. James Mahoney. Mr. Manning Is a graduate of Alton High School and St. Louis University, and attended Notre Dame University, South Bend, Ind. Guests included Mr, and Mrs Nick Wilson of Whiting, Ind., uncle and aunt, of the groom, and Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Haag of Mattoon. __. f» "•"-«* PHI IV Friday night at her home, 416 West Fourth streej, entertaining for the benefit of Alton Circle, Number 37, Notional Daughters of Isabella. Five tables were occupied by the guests, who played bridge, and the evening was brought to a close with the serving of refreshments. Prizes were awarded to Miss Mildred Brown, Mrs. John Sclionbeckier, Mrs. Daniel E. Gorman, Mrs. Florence Barrett and Mrs. Joseph M. Schroeder Party at St. Patrick'* St. Patrick's Mothers Club will sponsor a dessert-card parly Tucs- MlM M*« Tracy Wrdft Jerseyville, Feb. 19.- The mar- The bride wore a dressmaker . el for the bridal party and mem- . Mr. and Mrs. Leahy left later- n the day for a week's wedding . Mr. Leahy, .son of Mrs. Thomas Mrs. Dcrwin Hostess Mrs. B. J. Derwin gave a party f ' ay al o'clock. Will Not HWd Mardl Gras Owing to conditions" brought about by the war Alton Council, 460, Knights of Columbus, will not have a Mardl Gras party this year. For more than 20 y«ars the council sponsored a Mardl Gras dance • on Shrove Tuesday night' and in more recent years had a similar party the Monday night preceding Ash-Wednesday. Hostesses to Dessert-Bridge Mrs. Herman V. Meyer and Mrs. John Palmer Hawkins were host- dessert-bridge Thursday, IR at the home of Mrs. in Rosewood Heights, were awarded to _ and Mrs. S. E. Cahoon. ^ Dinner for Pour C's n ig ?j H<

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 19 Feb 1944, Sat,
  3. Page 6

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