The ceremony was performed by Rev. S.J. Ryder, pastor of St. Edward, before a large number of relatives and friends of the young couple. A solemn high mass was celebrated with all the beautiful ritual of the church. The altars were festooned with flowers and lighted by myriads of candles. While the organ pealed forth the Mendelssohn's wedding march, the young couple, attended by Miss Lucille Searle, as bride's maid, and Joseph Searle, as best man, proceeded to the altar where the mass began, during which the solemn sacrament of matrimony was performed.
The bride was charmingly attired in white crepe and carried a lovely bouquet of bridal roses and lilies of the valley. Miss Lucille Searle, who accompanied her sister, was beautifully dressed in blue velvet, trimmed in grey crepe.
At the conclusion of the church ceremony, an elaborate wedding breakfast was served at the home of the bride's parents, after which the young couple, after receiving the felicitations of their relatives and many friends, left for Chicago where the groom had prepared a charming apartment at 525 Arlington Place.
The wedding was attended by many relatives and friends of the young couple, including Mr. and Mrs. M.E. Burns, of Boston, Mass., Mr. and Mrs. Wells Ainsworth and family, Mrs. Ainsworth being the only sister of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. Alvah Searle, of Kankakee, and Mr. and Mrs. Louis Searle, of Shelby.
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