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Burg, Alfred & Ruth Nicholson (Marriage News)


Posted By: Linda Ziemann, Volunteer (email)
Date: 7/25/2012 at 20:31:48

LeMars Semi-Weekly Sentinel
June 21, 1921

Alfred Burg and Ruth Nicholson Are Married.

The marriage of Alfred Burg and Miss Ruth Nicholson well known young people of this city, was solemnized at St. Joseph church in this city on Monday morning. The wedding took place at six o’clock in the presence of relatives and a few friends of the two families. The nuptial mass was celebrated by Rev. Father G. Schultes. The bride was attended by Miss Celesta Burg, a sister of the bridegroom, and Jos. Hentges, a cousin of the groom, was best man. The bride was attired in her going away gown, a tailor made blue dress with hat and gloves to match.

Following the ceremony at the church, the wedding party drove to the home of Mr. and Mrs. M. Burg, where a four-course wedding breakfast was served. The house decorations were in pink and white, with roses, carnations and smilax, silver baskets with satin bows formed an added attractiveness. The honors of serving were delegated to Miss Ruth O’Reilly and Miss Gladys Laux, close friends of the bride.

The newly married pair left on a trip to Minneapolis where they will spend two weeks at the lakes and from there will take a trip to Chicago, Philadelphia and New York, returning in about six weeks when they will be at home to their friends in LeMars.

The bride is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Nicholson and the groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. M. Burg, pioneer residents of this place. The groom is one of the prominent young business men of LeMars, and he and his bride are popular members of the younger set.


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