The evening was spent in playing cards. The older folks had the down stairs, the young people the upstairs which was arranged with tables for games. An electric radio was installed and the guests enjoyed music throughout the evening. Lovely prizes were awarded to winners of both high and low scores for both young and old.
At 11'o clock a mock wedding took place. When a niece of Mr. Langhorst took her place at the piano, playing the wedding march, the bride and groom descended the stairway, followed by the bride's maid and best man, also the ring bearer carrying two large can rubbers on a bed pillow. They took their places beneath the sitting room light, where Miss Carol Langhorst, pastor, married them. The bride, Miss Peters, was dressed in white, with a sheet for her veil; the groom, Miss Ruth Langhorst, in a blue shirt and overalls and a straw hat; the best man, Miss Jean Hoevet, with "his" blue patched overalls on backwards and a big torn straw hat; the bride's maid, Miss Katherine Hoevet, wore rolled stockings, real short dress, with a cunning little sunbonnet; the ring bearer, Miss Evelyn Hoevet, was clad in a short yellow dress with yellow hair ribbons in her hair. Their attire and the minister's words were a show by themselves, and was enjoyed by all.
At midnight a lunch was served, consisting of sandwiches, cake, pickles and coffee. Mrs. Rudolph Pomerine, sister of Mr. Langhorst, presented the bride with a huge pink and white wedding cake, decorated with silver, and 25 white candles encircled it, which the bride lit, and later cut and passed around. A silver offering was taken up and given to Mr. and Mrs. Langhorst, for which they thanked their guests.
Dancing was then enjoyed until 2 a.m. when the guests departed for their homes, wishing Mr. and Mrs. Langhorst many more happy wedding anniversaries. Those attending from Lowell were: Mr. and Mrs. E.P. Hoevet and family, Eloise, Lolita and Dwight Childers.
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