Linen, edged in net with a lace border, was the handkerchief which the former Myrtle Ernst carried at her recent marriage to Eugene A. Ahlgrim in Englewood Christian church, Chicago. The handkerchief which carried out the tradition of "something old," had belonged to the groom's great grandmopther. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Leo Ernst, 6957 Loomis Blvd.
Poinsettias decorated the altar of the church, as the wedding took place during the holidays. The bride will make her home with her parents until Mr. Ahlgrim receives his commission from officer's training school at Camp Davis, N.C., next March. Mr. Ahlgrim is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Ahlgrim, 827 W. 83rd St.
With her ivory satin gown, the bride wore a bridal veil which had been lent to her by a friend. Her colonial bouquet was of white roses and narcissus. Pearl Chick, the maid of honor, wore rose taffeta and Mrs. John Ray and Mildred Keeler, who served as bridesmaids, were dressed in pink. The three attendants carried rose bouquets. Donald and Paul Ahlgrim attended their brother at the ceremony which was followed by a reception in the home of the bride's parents. The bride's brother, Raymond, also ushered.
Young Mrs. Ahlgrim is a graduate of Harper high school; Mr. Ahlgrim, a graduate of Calumet high.
The groom is a great grandson of the late Mrs. P.M. McNay.
The parents of the groom are Fred and Vera (Chapman) Ahlgrim, both born and reared here. The groom is also well known here, where he has visited many times since his parents moved to Chigago a number of years ago.
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