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Ethel Herb m Albert Madsen 1908, WA
Posted by: Barbara Date: March 02, 2002 at 17:30:54
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Cheney Free Press, Cheney, Washington, Spokane county, Sept. 28, 1908.

Wednesday evening, at the home of C. S. Reynolds, at Medical Lake, occurred the nuptials of Albert C. Madsen of this city and Miss Ethel Herb of Medical Lake, Rev. F. O. Wyatt, pastor of the Congregational church of this city, officiating. The ceremony took place at 9 o'clock p. m., the ancient form of the Episcopal service being used, which is beautiful and impressive, in the presence of about twelve relatives and friends of the contracting parties.

The bride wore white chiffon over tafeta and the bridal veil was decorated with lillies of the valley. She carried white carnations and was attended by her sister, Miss Georgia Herb, who carried pink carnations. The bride appeared the very impersonation of health, grace, beauty, and happiness.

The groom was dressed in the conventional black and was escorted by Fred Hoare of Tekoa.

The room was tastily decorated for the occasion. The bay window had a background of similax, with an archof white asters and smilax festoons.

After the ceremony sherbert, angel cake and groom's cake were served, after which the young couple took the train for a brief honeymoon. They will make their home in this city, where the groom has a pretty residence prepared for his bride. Mr. Madsin is the manager of the Cheney Drug company of this place, is a graduate of pharmacy and during his stay here has made a success of his business and has won many friends. He is a man of excellent habits and wholesome principles

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. S. Reynolds, attended the normal school here for four years and is a lady of many accomplishments and being posessed of a warm and loving disposition. She was an apt scholar and an active church worker.

Mr. and Mrs. Madsen will be at home to their friends after Oct. 1.

I'm not related to this family, but posted the newspaper article in hopes it would help someone with their research.

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