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Blairstown Press; August 29, 1919
August 23, 1919
New Hampton, Iowa

Dr. Spicer is Married.

Former Blairstown Boy Weds Miss Myrtle Mae Utler at New Hampton.

The following is a clipping from the Cedar Rapids Gazette, and will be of interest to the readers of the Press. Dr. Porter Spicer was born in Blairstown and is the youngest son of the late Dr. S. S. and Elsie Porter Spicer.

The marriage of Miss Myrtle Mae Utler to Dr. G. Porter Spicer of this city took place last Saturday evening at the home of the bride in New Hampton. The ring ceremony was used and performed by the Rev. Dr. Spiker of New Hampton in the presence of a number of friends and relatives. The bride wore white and carried a bouquet of white roses. Her bridesmaid was Miss Alveda Markle of New Hampton. The best man was Dr. M. G. Fenton of Cedar Rapids. Perry Snyder of this city was among the guests.

After the wedding a dinner was served at which there were present about forty friends and relatives. The couple left that night for Colorado where they will remain three weeks. The bride's going-away gown was of blue silk jersey.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. M. Utley of New Hampton, and a graduate of Iowa State University where she was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega sorority.

The bridegroom is a son of Dr. S. S. Spicer of this city, a graduate of the Iowa State University and a member of the Xi Psi Phi Fraternity. He has just returned from overseas where he was in the services eleven months with the Sixth Division, 318 engineer corps. During his service he rose to the rank of captain.

{Submitter comment: not related - newspaper extract}
Submitted on Sep 2, 2005 by
John Shuck, jshuck@rocketmail.com

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