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received the congratulations of their friends in the front parlor, where
a vase of palms and ferns made a suitable background to the beauti-
ful dress of the bride. There was a collation by Pinard and the wed-
ding presents were displayed, among them being a Royal Worcester


tea-set from the bridegroom, a solid silver service from Mr. and Mrs.
Archibald Kogers, a handsome lamp from Miss O. De Eenne, a
plaque from Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Taber, a tea-set from Mr. and
Mrs. Herman T. Livingston, a set of silver knives from Mrs. Oliver
Prescott, a mirror from Mr. and Mrs. Jeremiah Day, a mirror from
Miss Edith Rowland, a silver ladle from Miss Jane V. Hopkins, a
berry dish from Mr. and Mrs. James Hopkins, a set of salt spoons
from Mr. and ]\Irs. James H. Howland, a set of silver spoons from
Mr. George L. McAlpin, a clock and pair of candelabras from Mrs.
Charles D. Fiiller, and a set of vases from Mr. J. V. L. Pruyn, Jr.

Among those present at the church and the subsequent reception
were Mr. and Mrs. James Hopkins, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Hopkins
and the Misses Hopkins, Mr. Frank Hopkins and Miss S. Hopkins,
Miss Livingston, Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Kogers, Mr. George L. McAlpin,
Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Rogers, the Misses Cole, Mr. and Mrs. Jere-
miah Day, Dr. and Mrs. De F. Day, Miss Benson, Mrs. Oliver Pres-
cott, Miss Jeanette Hodgman, Miss Annie Tucker, Miss Dora Mur-
dock. Miss Essie Murdock, Mrs. Howland, the Misses Howland, Mr.
Eobert Livingston, Mrs. Hall and Miss Hall, Dr. Fanning and the
Misses Fanning, the Misses Van Orden and the Messrs. Van Orden,
Mr, E. Ludlow, Mr. E. Clarkson and Mr. and Mrs. J. R, Brown.

Saturday, November 11.

Dk. Francis Seymour Haden, the well-known English etcher, who
arrived in New York a few days ago, was given a receiDtion in the
evening at the Lotos Club. A large company was present. The time
set for the reception was half past nine. But both members of the
club and invited guests gathered slowly. The early arrivals spent
their time in examining a collection of Mr, Haden's works, which had
been arranged on the walls of the east parlor. Shortly after ten
o'clock, the rooms having filled up and the guest of the evening hav-
ing arrived, Whitelaw Reid, the president of the club, made a brief
address of welcome.

The marriage of Gustav Kobbe and Miss Carolyn "Wheeler, daugh-
ter of the late George Minor Wheeler, of Scarsdale, N. Y., took place
in " Old St. Mark's Church in the Bowerie, " in the afternoon. The
Rev. Dr. J, H. Rylance, rector of the church, performed the cere-
mony, William Gordon was the best man. The ushers were John
C. Wheeler, cousin of the bride, Theodore V, Boy i> ton, Hay ward
Leavitt, Blakely Hall and William H. Russell. The bride was pre-
ceded by two little girls, Miss Rosalind Wheeler, sister of the bride,
and Miss Mary Butler, of Scarsdale. They wore costumes of nun's
veiling and large poke bonnets, trimmed with ostrich plumes, and
carried baskets of roses. The bride's dress of white satin was made
in the fashionable style. A spray of autumn leaves was fixed in the
folds of her veil, which was of tulle. The married pair started on a


short wedding trip. Among tliose present were Mrs. G. M. '^^^heeler,
Mrs. Butler, Mrs. Walter Koobe, the Misses Kobbe and Mr. Benjamin.

The Rev. Dr. and Mrs. C. D. W. Bridgman, of this citj', celebrated
the twenty-fifth anniversar}'" of their marriage. The members of Dr.
Bridgman's church and congregation, the Madison Avenue Baptist,
took graceful and apjDropriate notice of the occasion. To the in-
formal wedding reception, which their pastor and his wife held in the
evening, they came laden with baskets of exquisite flowers and many
other tangible evidences of their regard and affection. Other friends
were also present in person or sent kindly congratulations. Mrs.
Bridgman, who has been in infirm health for many months, is so far
recovered that she was able to receive her friends with her husband.

The Rev. and Mrs. Philip A. H. Brown gave an afternoon tea at
their house in West Nineteenth Street. About two hundred persons
were present, Mrs. Brown was assisted by the Misses Carter in
receiving her guests. Among those present were General and Mrs.
Alexander S. Webb, the Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Morgan Dix, Mrs. John
D. Jones, Miss Floyd-Jones, JMrs. Carney Rogers, the Misses Wilkes,
the Rev. Dr. Weston, General Morell, Miss Ethel Potter, the Misses
Harvey, Mrs. Stephen P. Nash, Miss Nash, Henry Rogers, the Rev.
Dr. Richey, the Rev. Dr. Oliver, the Misses Bon Pfister, the Rev. and
Mrs. J. Bloomfield Wetherill, Mrs. Samuel Seabury and Miss Nicol.

The Saturday Night Club's November dinner took place at the
Hotel Brunswick. The dinner was followed b}'- speeches, toasts and
songs. The attending members were S. P. Aveiy, W. S. Andrews,
L. M. Bates, William Belden, Clark Bell, Dr. Edward Bradley, Austin
Corbin, A. G. Day, E. N. Dickerson, W. H. Guion, Dr. W. A. Ham-
mond, A. B. Herrick, T. L. James, Steele Mackaye, George A. Morri-
son and Dr. J. Clarke Thomas, The guests were Judge Noah Davis,
" Harry" Edwards, William Mapleson, F. B. Thurber, George Alfred
Townsend, Commodore C. E. Jenkins, Horace Yvhite, Dexter A.
Hawkins, Perry Belmont, Signor Mierzwinski, Judge W. H. Arnoux,
Herbert E. Gye, C. H. Stead, Albert Weber, Henry L. Pearson and
David Scott.

Tuesday, November 14.

A FASHIONABLE Wedding in Brooklyn, in the evening, brought a
large assembly of people to Holy Trinity Church, on the Heights,
where the ceremony took place. The bride was Miss Anne, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Sheldon, and the groom was Charles
Adams Coombs. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Dr.
Charles H. Hall, rector of the church. The ushers were William H.
Coombs, brother of the groom, Richard H. Eggleston, A. Walter Hig-


gins, Wjnthrop Parker, Charles F. James and Noel E. Lounsbmy.
The bridesmaids made a pretty feature of the wedding, all being
dressed alike in costumes of white India mull, made of dancing
length and trimmed with Valenciennes lace. They carried on their
arms bouquets of roses made in the form of a sheaf and tied with
satin ribbon. The first bridesmaid had Jacqueminots, the second
Catherine Mermettes, the third Marechal Neils, the fourth tea roses,
the fifth CajDTichins, the sixth Bon Silenes. The names of the brides-
maids were Miss Josephine Sheldon, sister of the bride. Miss Mamie
Coombs, sister of the groom, Miss Corinno Baldwin, Miss Katie Brett,
Miss Annie Phelps and Miss Stella Kenyon. The bride's dress was
of heavy white satin made with a long, square train over a quilted
satin petticoat. The drajiery was pleated in fan shape at the hips
and held h^ a satin rosette. The sleeves were short and of lace, and
the low corsage and draj)ery were trimmed v/ith Honiton lace. She
wore white kid gloves and carried a bouquet of white roses. A recep-
tion was held after the ceremony until ten p.m. in the house of the
bride's father, No. 8 South Elliott Place, which was prettily adorned
with plants and flowers. There was music, but no dancing. The
bride and groom will go to Canada on ^ wedding trip. Among the
guests were Mr. and Mrs. Lionel A. Sheldon, Maj^or and Mrs. Seth
Low, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. James, Postmaster and Mrs. Henry G.
Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. S. D. Babcock, General and Jilrs. Abner Double-
day, Mr. and Mrs. Pliny Jewell, of Hartford, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
Peters, Leicester P. Holme, Dr. and Mrs. D. B. St. John Koosa, the
Eev. and Mrs. Ulysses D. Eddy, the Eev. Dr. Eddy, Mr. and Mrs.
Haughwout Howe, Mr. and Mrs. Josej)h H. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. H.
S. Germond, Ensign N. J. L. Halpine, U. S. N., Henry C. Howells,
Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Deming, Mr. and J.Irs. Coleman Benedict,
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Adams, Mr. and Mrs. L. J. Ormsbee, Miss Orms-
bee, Mortimer Osborne, Dr. William B. Hard, Miss Hurd, Mr. and
Mrs. John D. Biker, Miss Odell, Mr. and IMrs. George B. Germond,
Mr. and Mrs. John D. Paddock, Howard M. Durant, the Kev. and
Mrs. J.Hyatt Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Edward T. Cushing, Mr. and Mrs.
"William J. Coombs, Mr. and Mrs. MoiTis Franklin, Mr, and Mrs. W.
W. Kenyon, Mr. and Mrs. O. S. Baldwin, Mr. and Mrs. L. S. Burn-
ham, the Eev. and Mrs. John White Chad wick, I\Ir. and Mrs. E. J.
Kimball, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Morse, Dr. and Mrs. J. Lester Keep, the
Eev. Dr. and Mrs. C. D. W. Bridgman, Mr, and Mrs. J. C. Godfrey,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pratt, Mr. and Mrs. J. Ashton Greene, Mr. and
Mrs. Eufus L. Cole, Dr. and Mr*;; John Eichardson, Mrs. Eussell,
Miss Caroline Batchelder, Mr. aml^t^'s. Frederick Hinrichs, Mr. and
Mrs. James Geoffrey, Mr. and Mwr Daniel Thompson, Mr. and Mrs.
Daniel Treadwell, Mr. and Mrs. Chartes Pratt, Miss Tillie Pratt, Dr.
and Mrs. Brockway, Mr. and Mrs. "Winchester Britton, Mr. and Mrs.
Thomas Vernon, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Morse, the Eev. and Mrs.
Hugh O. Pentecost, Mr. and Mrs. Kalbfleisch and Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore Banta.


Miss Mary C. Hamilton, clanghter of Mrs. George K. Sistare, was
married to Marlin F. Hatch in the evening by the Rev. Dr. Alexander
McKay Smith, assistant rector of St. Thomas's Church. The cere-
monj'' took place at the house of the bride's mother. No. 104 West
Forty-third Street. The nshers were Dr. Weed and F. C. Lyon. The
bridesmaids were Miss Julia Bogert and Miss Blanche Wright. Mas-
ter Max Eockwell, who wore a suit of black velvet, and Miss Alice L.
Watson, who was attired in white silk and Spanish lace, attended the
bride. The toilet of the bride's mother was composed of black
velvet, point lace and diamonds. A large number of very fine pres-
ents were shown. Among those present were Mr. and Iilrs. E. K.
Wright, Commodore Braine, U. S. N., Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Watson,
Maurice Sistare, George K. Sistare, Mr. and Mrs. John B. Manning,
General Davies, Dr. and Mrs. Luckrow, Dr. and Mrs. Bradford, Dr.
and Mrs. F. W. Eockwell, Mrs. Thatcher, Mrs. Sanford, Miss San-
ford, Mrs. Lyon, of Bridgeport, Mr. and Mrs. Orimund C. Hatch, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Kearney Jordan, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Camerden,
and Mr. and Mrs. F. Eudd.

Mrs. Lewis Colford-Jones gave a reception yesterday afternoon at
her residence in Fifth Avenue — being the first reception which she
has given in seven years, a period of family mourning. It was ten-
dered to Mr. and Mrs. Sidney J. Colford, the son and daughter-in-law
of Mrs. Colford-Jones, who were married at Newj)oi-t last October,
and served the double purpose of introducing Mrs. Colford, who is a
Cuban lady, and also of introducing Mrs. Colford-Jones's niece, Miss
Etta Strong, who is to be a debutante of the season at Mrs. William
Schermerhorn's ball. Mrs. Colford Jones wore a dress of black em-
broidered crepe de chine. Mrs. Colford was dressed in terra cotta
silk en ira'me, trimmed with chenille of the same shade, and Miss
Strong wore white Surah en ira'me. After the three hundred guests
had been introduced, tea was served, Mrs. Columbus Iselin presiding
at the table. Among those present were Mrs. John Astor, Mrs.
Eobert L. Cutting, Mrs. Bronson Murray, the Misses Van Eensselaer,
Mrs. Langdon, Mr. Woodbury Langdon, Mrs. William Schermerhorn,
Mrs. James Kernochan and Miss Kernochan, Mr. and Mrs. George
Henry Warren, Miss Warren, Eev. Dr. and Mrs. Tiffany, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Day, Mrs. Iselin, Miss Iselin, Colonel and Mrs. De Lan-
cey Kane, Mr. and Mrs. James Strong, Mrs. Schuchardt, Mrs. Bird,
Miss Bird, Mr. Hamilton Carey and Miss Carey.

Wednesday, Noveinber 15.

Miss F1.0EENCE Louise Talcott, daughter of Frederick L. Talcott,
was married to Conrad Morris Braker in Christ Church at four p.m.,
by the Eev. Dr. Eussell. rector of St. Paul's Church, Paterson, N. J.
J. Asher Smith was the best man. The ushers were H. J. Braker, the
groom's brother, D. McBurnie Hunter, William T. Hay ward, Lewis


Morris, John Douglas and John Taj'lor, of Philadelphia. There
were no bridesmaids. The bride's dress was of gros grain silk, with
a front of embossed velvet. The veil was of tulle, and fastened with
orange blossoms. Among those present were Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Talcott, Mr. and Mrs. F. Talcott, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Angustus Talcott,
Mr. and Mrs. C. Palmeter, Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Pickard, Mr. and
Mrs. W. H. Gnion, Mr. and Mrs. C. Braker, Jr., Mrs. James Alger,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Tripler, Mrs. Davison, ]\[r. and Mrs. William
M. Keltz, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Meyers, Mr. and Mrs. Anson P.
Pond, Dr. and Mrs. Hills, Mrs. Jolly, Miss Eagle, Miss Fanny Morris,
Miss Annie Jones, Miss Aida Kelty, Miss Sadie McNulty, James A.
Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Badgley, Miss Ida Bliss, Mr. and Mrs.
F. L. Underbill, Mrs. Pondir, Mr. "Howard Gilder, Miss Julia A.
Grant, Mr. and ]\lrs. James A. Floyd, W. P. Moreton, Mr. and Mrs.
Crane, Miss Crane and Hamilton Castner.

Miss Bertha J. Abendroth, daughter of William T. Abendroth, was
married to Francis G. Dickson, of Jersey City, at half past five p.m.,
at St. Peter's Protestant Episcopal Church, Portchester, by the Kev.
E. W. Kenny, rector of the church. There were no bridesmaids.
The best man was C. H. Smith, Jr. The ushers were W. A. White,
of Porchester, and W. N. Hoyt, Orlando H. Tajdor and William F.
Myers, of Jersey City. The bride was given away by her father. Her
dress was composed of cream-white Ottoman silk, made with a court
train, and with a front trimmed with narrow box-pleatings, over
which fell ruffles of point duchesse lace. The corsage was cut in a
triangle and filled in with lace. She wore a tulle veil, caught with
orange blossoms, and carried a bouquet of white roses. Elegant dia-
mond earrings and a lace pin, the gift of the groom, were part of her
toilet. The reception took place at the house of the bride's father,
Echo Hill, which was decorated with cut flowers, smilax and palms,
as also was the church. Pinard furnished refreshments, and there
were music and dancing. The guests included Mr. and Mrs. Dickson,
the groom's parents, Mrs. Dimick, Miss Dimick, Mr. and Mrs. Will-
iam Mclntyre, Mr. and Mrs. S. W. Hoyt, ?dr. and Mrs. George Lary,
Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Eraser, A. Ahrens and Miss Helen Rawson, all
from Jersey City ; Mr. and ]\Ii's. George H. Moseman, of Brooklyn,
Mr. and Mrs. M. Valentine, of Woodlawn, N. J., J. Cairnes, Mr. and
]\Irs. F. A. Abendroth, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Abendroth, and Mr. and
Mrs. John Abendroth, of New York, Mr. and Mrs. John T. Miller,
Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Hoagland, Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. White, Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. Root, Mrs. E. White, Miss White, Mr. and Mrs. John
E. Marshall and Mr. and Mrs. Herman Marshall.

Henry N. Williams, a son of Robert N. Williams, formerly of
Bufl:"alo, and Miss Kate Donaldson, daughter of the late Richard
Donaldson, were married in the Remsen Street Presbyterian Church,
Brooklyn, in the evening, by the Rev. Dr. Van Dyke, the pastor.


The chancel was thickly set with plants and flowers. The bride was
given away by her brother. E. Valentine was the best man. The
ushers were Thomas Stern, Edgar Logan, Jr., J. D. Wolf Dimock and
C. P. Ayers. F. AV. Tursch, of Trinity Church, New York, played
the organ. The bridesmaids were Miss Minnie Williams, Miss Annie
Patrick, of Pittsburg, Miss Blair, of Philadelphia, and Miss Nellie
Lawson. A reception was held at the house of the bride's father, No.
86 Joralemon Street, only relatives and intimate friends being pres-
ent. The bride wore a white satin robe trimmed with Valenciennes
lace and a tulle veil with orange blossoms, and carried the usual
bridal bouquet.

Miss Maria Howard Potter, daughter of Howard Potter, was mar-
ried to J. Kennedy Tod at four p.m., in the of the bride's
father, at Park Avenue and Thirty-seventh Street, by the Kev. Dr.
Henry C. Potter, rector of Grace Church and uncle of the bride.
Andrew Tod was the best man. The bridesmaids were Miss Kose
Tod, sister of the groom, Miss Grace and Miss Bertha Potter, sisters
of the bride. Miss Ethel Potter, cousin of the bride, Miss Margaret
Crosby and Miss Anne Duane. They wore dresses of white flowered
gauze made with demi-train, low elbow sleeves and fronts flounced
with lace. The bride's dress of rich white satin had a front of alter-
nate flounces of pearl passementerie and point lace. The drapery
•was garnished with orange blossoms. The point lace veil was caught
by a diamond crescent. The large rooms of the house contained
many handsome bouquets. Lander furnished music and refresh-
ments were served. At the recei3tion, which was limited to intimate
friends and relatives, there were present J. P. Kingsland, Dr. and
Mrs. Metcalf, Mrs. Hewitt, the Misses Hewitt, Miss Wolfe, ]\Ir. and
Mrs. Thomas Ward, the Misses Howard,- Mrs. Clarence Cary, Mrs.
Horatio Potter, President Potter, of Union College, Mr. and Mrs. E.
F. Potter, Miss Ethel Potter, Mr. and Mrs. James M. Brown,
Brown, Miss Butler, Charles K. Hone, Mr. and Mrs. Eobert B. Potter,
Mr. and Mrs. William B. Eice, Mrs. J. P. Morris, Mrs. Blatchford,
Mrs. John Kean, the Misses Kean, Mrs. William P. Griffin, Mrs. Lock-
wood, Miss Lockwood, Mrs. Lucius Tuckerman, Miss Tuckerman,
Mrs. Milnor, Miss Milnor, Mrs. Sylvanus Eeed, Mr. and Mrs. James
K. Gracie, Miss Carow, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jones, the Misses Hum-
bert, G. L. Hugh, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy, Miss Breese, Mr. and Mrs.
James L. Breese, J. Kearny Warren, Mrs. Samuel Thorne, Mr. and
Mrs. Douglas Eobinson, Elliott Eoosevelt, Mrs. L. Wilmerding, Dr.
Andrew Smith, Miss Crosby, Mrs. Howard Crosby, Peter Marie, Miss
Marie, J. K. Pendleton, Samuel G. Ward, G. L. Schuyler, the Misses
Schuyler, Mr. and Mrs. C. Bors, Dr. and Mrs. Griswold, Dr. Curtis,
the Eev. Dr. and Mrs. John Hall, Mr. and Mrs. Chauncey, Mr. and
Mrs. Henry E. Pellew, Mrs. John Taylor Johnston, Miss Johnston,
]Mrs. J. B. Johnston, Miss Johnston, Mrs. Lydig, Mr. and Mrs. Bache
Emmet and Mrs. Lord.


Miss Emma Schumacher, daughter of C. Schumacher, was married
to Francis W. Stevens, in the Church of the Holy Spirit, in the even-
ing, b}^ the Eev. Dr. Edmund C. Guilbert, the rector. The brides-
maids were Miss Mamie Schumacher, sister of the bride, Miss Annie
Adams, Miss Mamie Schroeder, and Miss Mamie Adams, of Phihidel-
phia. The ushers were Henry Schumacher, brother of the bride, G,
B. Sheppard, Henry Clearman, J. W. Stanley, William li. Ware and
E. S. Vollmer. The best man was William De Blois. The bride's
dress was of white gros grain silk, made with a pleated front. She
wore a tulle veil, and htr flowers were entirely orange blossoms. A
reception was held at the house of the bride's parents in East Eighty-
first Street. Among the guests were Mr. and Mrs. Forest H. Parker,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles P. Frasse, Mrs. De Blois, and Mrs. Haskell of

Miss Helena. Beinhauer was married to Frederick W. Jockel, in the
evening, in the Fourth Keformed Church in Fortieth Street, by the
Kev. Dr. John Oeuter, rector of the church. The ushers were Henry
A. Jockel. Charles G. Koss, James Fitzgerald, Robert Jackson and
Thomas Alexander. A large wedding bell was suspended in front of
the pulpit, and there were other elaborate decorations. The brides
dress was of white Ottoman silk and had a Medici collar. It was
trimmed with point lace. She wore a tulle veil with orange blossoms
and diamonds. A reception was held at the house of the bride's
parents in West Fifty-eighth Street.

The wedding of Miss Pollock and Edward Livingston attracted a
number of New York people to Pittsfield, Mass. The ushers were
James Pratt, George Watherspoon, George F. Garr and Augustus Van
Cleef, of New York, W. L. Montgomery, of Trenton, N. J., and E. L.
Pollock, of Pittsfield. Miss Florence Learned, Miss Anna Clapp and
Miss Joslin, of Pittsfield, and Miss Hansom, of Albany, were the

Perhaps the prettiest wedding that took place to-day was that of
Miss Margaret Benson, daughter of the late George M. Benson, and
John F. Berry, which occurred at Benson's Corners, New Utrecht,
L. I. The ceremony was performed in an old-fashioned red farm-
house, a century and a half old, the present home of Robert Benson,
the uncle of the bride. The house has a wide, old-fashioned hall,
and large rooms which contain many interesting heir looms, includ-
ing old portraits, a rare old picture of Washington, and a commission
from George III. to an ancestor. In front of the door, where a big
black Newfoundland dog kept watch, lies a small mill-stone, the first
brought to this country from Holland. The wedding was attended
by a small company, representing Long Island's oldest families.
Egbert Benson, brother of the bride, ancl Evart Suydam, a cousin,
were the ushers. The bride' s dress was of silk mull and her veil of


tulle. She wore the Mechlin lace and the pearl earrings which her
grandmother wore as a bride. She also wore a pearl pendant. The
house was prettily trimmed with sumach, plants and flowers. Among
the guests were Mr. and Mrs. J. Carson Brevoort, Dr. and Mrs. De
Muna, Mr. and Mrs. F. L. Johnston, of Morristown, and Mr. and
Mrs. Charles Wright.

Eobert Townsend Arnold and Miss Clara Butterfield, a relative of
General Butterfield, were married in the Church of the Transfigura-
tion at five o'clock b}^ the Eev. Dr. Houghton. The best man was
Monroe Chubb. The ushers were Leland Chubb, F. M. Johnson and
"Wallace Dean. Miss Zanie Goff and Miss Josephine Borden, of Chi-
cago, were the bridesmaids. Their dresses were of white satin, with
full trains, and having overskirts with deep flounces of Spanish lace.
The elbow sleeves were of lace. They carried bouquets of roses.
The bride's dress was of brocade velvet, with a front of white satin,
covered with cut crystal passementerie. Her tulle veil was crowded
with a wreath of orange blossoms. A reception was held at the apart-
ments of the bride's mother, in the Brandon, at Park Avenue and
Seventy -third Street.

The Misses Walsh gave a dancing party last evening at No. 94
Amity Street, Brooklyn. About one hundred and fifty persons were
present. The parlors were prettily decorated. Stub furnished the

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burkhalter celebrated their golden wedding
last evening, at No. 231 West Fourteenth Street. Many handsome
presents vvere received.

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Beers gave a reception to Leon Berthelot and
his bride, their lately married daughter, in the evening.

Tliursday, November 16.

All Souls' Unitaeian Chuech held a throng of fashionable people
at half past three p.m., when the wedding of Miss Lucy Tuckerman,
the youngest daughter of Lucius Tuckerman, and Arthur G. Sedg-
wick, of Boston, took place. The Kev. Dr. James Freeman Clarke,
of Boston, performed the ceremony. The bridal party, consisting of
eight bridesmaids and eight ushers, were prettily relieved by dense
masses of ferns, palms and foliage plants which flanked the pulpit.
The groom waited at the head of the aisle with his best man, Paul
Tuckerman, the bride's brother. The ushers, who headed the pro-
cession, were Emelen Koosevelt, Elliott Eoosevelt, Leon d'Oremieulx,
Henry Hoyt, Lawrence Godkin, G. W. Van Nest, C. E. Stratton and
C. H. Russell. The bridesmaids were Miss Laura Walcott Tucker-
man and Miss Emily Tuckerman, the bride's sisters, Miss Christine


Kean, ]\Iiss Ella Dickey, Miss Fanny Johnston, Miss Grace Parish,
Miss Annie P. Murray and Miss Laura W. cl'Orcmieulx. Their cos-
tumes v\-ere not uniform, though all wore white dresses with trains,
except that each wore a veil of tulle fastened with pink carnations.
They carried large bouquets of various kinds of roses. The bride's
dress was of white corded silk, richly trimmed with point lace. Her
veil was of point lace, and she carried a bouquet of white roses and
lilies of the valley. Diamonds were her ornaments. The reception
at Mr. Tuckerman's house in Madison Avenue was largely attended,
many j^eople coming some time after the close of the ceremony. The
wedding bell, which overhung the happy pair, was a very pretty one,
made entirely of white flowers. The jDresents were not displayed.
Music was supplied by Lander. Among the guests were Mr. and
Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish, Mrs. Hamilton Fish, Mrs. Griffin, Miss Edith
Fish, Miss Edith Potter, Howard Potter, Mrs. C. C. Goodhue, the
Misses Goodhue, Mr. Jackson, Mrs. John Sherwood, Mrs. O'Connor
Miss Kate Bulkley, Woodbury G. Langdon, Mrs. Langdon, Mrs. AVil-
merding, Mrs. Bayard Cutting, Mrs. Oliver Harriman, Mr. and Mrs.
Darwin, Mr. and Mrs. \V. C., Mr. and Mrs. Baj-ard Tuck-
erraan, Mrs. Sedgwick, D. H. Sedgwick, Mr. and ]\Irs. Robert Sedg-

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