“Woman and Society”

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
June 3, 1897 Page 4:
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“Woman and Society”

by Louis Dillard Minford. Jones- Baker.

The wedding of Miss Lillian Ione Baker and Mr. Robert Wilkerson Jones, which occurred yesterday afternoon at six o’clock at the Methodist church, was a social event of much importance.

Not until about ten days ago did it become generally known that the marriage would take place at such an early date, and since then the many friends of these popular young people have been showering their congratulations and best wishes upon them.

The church was tastefully decorated with palms and ferns and the simple elegance which pervaded every detail of this wedding, was visible in the sacred edifice where the solemn vows were plighted which made them husband and wife.

To the strains of the wedding march played by Mrs. Annie Graham came the bridal party.

The bridesmaids were Misses Laura Jones and Bessie Baker, two fair young girls who were attired on this occasion, in the prettiest of white organdie gowns made over silk and carried bunches of sweet peas. The groomsmen were Mr. S. P. Jones, Jr., and Mr. Wofford Edwards.

The bride never appeared prettier or more girlish than in her bridal costume. Her gown was of white organdie over taffeta silk, trimmed in real lace, while a picturesque hat laden with flowers and with long streamers, completed a charming picture. She carried an armful of bride roses.

The ceremony was performed by the father of the groom, Rev. SAM p. Jones, in an impressive manner.

Mrs. Jones is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Baker, and since her graduation from the public school here, a short time ago, has been very popular among a large circle of friends.

Mr. Jones is the youngest son of Rev. and Mrs. Sam Jones and he is certainly to be congratulated upon the bright prospects of future success and happiness with which he starts his married life.

Mr. and Mrs. Jones were entertained at an elegant dinner party by Rev. and Mrs. Sam P. Jones after the marriage.


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