Smith, Chandos C. & Miss Edna Bane (Marriage 1939)
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 6/17/2010 at 13:55:18
January 20, 1939
FRIENDS SURPRISED SECRET WEDDING
Mr. and Mrs. Chandos Smith to Make Home in Story City, Iowa
Friends and relatives here were surprised last week to receive an
announcement of the secret marriage of Chandos Clayton Smith, former student
at Western Union college, to Miss Edna Bane, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Walter Bane, of Knoxville, Iowa.
The ceremony took place in Benson, Minn., on August 16, 1929. Mr. and Mrs.
Eldon Danne of Newell, Iowa, former Western Union students, and close
friends of the couple, were the witnesses and were the only participants in
the secret, outside of the immediate families.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith motored to points in northern Minnesota and Canada,
returning before school started in September.
Mr. Smith is well known in LeMars, having graduated from Union high school
and from Western Union college, with the class of 1929. He was president of
the Student Association, one of the outstanding basketball players for the
Telegraphers last season, and runner-up as high score man for the state. He
is employed as athletic coach in the Story City high school this year.
Announcement of his marriage was made by the principal of the Story City
high schools at a high school banquet last week.
Chandos is the second son of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Smith, who live in Union
Mrs. Smith graduated from the Knoxville high school and attended Simpson
College. She is also well known here, having been a very successful teacher
in the Union Consolidated schools for a number of years. She has been an
instructor in the junior high school of Storm Lake for the past year and a
half, but will discontinue teaching at the end of this semester.
Mr. and Mrs. Smith will make their home in Story City.
The many friends of this young couple join in wishing them a happy and
successful wedded life.
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