Fanny Hamilton Bowdoin-Daniel
A wedding of fashionable note
was that yesterday afternoon, at
Grace Church, of Miss Fanny
Hamilton Bowdoin, daughter of
George S. Bowdoin, and Daniel
Parish Kingsford of this city.
The church was handsomely
decorated with palms and
Southern pines, and was crowded
to the doors with the friends of
the bride and groom.
Potter officiated at the
ceremony, and was assisted by
the Rev. Dr. Huntington, rector
of the church. The best man was
the groom's brother, John Parish
Kingsford, and the ushers were
Temple Bowdoin, brother of the
bride; Hamilton Hoppin, Charles
A. Munn, C.C. Cuyler, C.D.
Dickey, Jr., and Isaac Iselin.
The bride wore a Paris gown of
white satin and point lace, and
her point-lace veil, which was
worn by her mother on her
wedding day, was caught with
three diamond stars and a wreath
of orange blossoms. Her bouquet
was of lilies of the valley. Her
bridesmaids were her sister,
Miss Edith Bowdoin; the groom's
sister, Miss Helen Kingsford;
Miss Edith Parish, and Miss
Elizabeth Miller. They wore
Marie Antoinette costumes of
pink silk and carried large
bunches of pink roses. Their
corsages were clasped with pearl
pins, gifts from the bride.
A reception followed at the home
of the bride's parents, at 30
Park avenue, which was attended
by the most intimate friends of
both families. Among them were
Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Dodge, Mr.
and Mrs.. Cleveland H. Dodge,
Mr. and Mrs.. Irving Grinnell,
Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius
Vanderbilt, Mr. and Mrs. John
Jay, J.J. Astor, Jr., Mr. and
Mrs.. George Bliss, Hamilton
Fish, T.F. Cushing, Miss Edith
Cushing, Mr. and Mrs.. H. Bussed
of Providence, Mrs. Kingsford,
Mr. and Mrs.. August Belmont,
Mr. and Mrs.. Philip Schuyler,
the Rev. and Mrs. C.C. Tiffany,
Mr. and Mrs.. S.V.R. Cruger, Mr.
and Mrs.. Robert O. Winthrop,
Mr. and Mrs. George Bend, Miss
Bend, Mr. and Mrs. James R.
Gracie, Lewis G. Morris, Miss
Morris, Mr. and Mrs.. Clarence
H. Dodge, and Mr. and Mrs. J.
The bride's presents included a
number of bits of silverware and
jewelry from friends abroad and
the house on the southeast
corner of Thirty-sixth street
and Park avenue, opposite her
father's home. The house is her
At her grandfather's residence
at 218 West Fourteenth-street
last evening Miss Florine R. B.
Arnold, daughter of Eli Wolf
Arnold and granddaughter of
Simon Bernheimer, was married to
Alfred Lincoln Seligman, son of
the late Joseph Seligman of the
banking firm of that name. The
Rev. Dr. Gustav Gottheil of the
Temple Emanu-El officiated, and
read the service under an
immense wedding bell of roses.
The bride wore an Empire gown of
white satin brocade and point
lace, and a tuile veil held by a
wreath of orange blossoms. Her
bouquet was of orange blossoms
and lilies of the valley, and
she wore a pearl necklace and a
diamond and turquoise pendant,
the gifts respectively of her
grandfather and the groom. The
bridesmaids__Miss Florence Kohn,
Miss Edith Hellman, Miss Blanche
Arnold, and Miss Blanche
Bernheimer, and the maid of
honor, Miss Beatrice Bernheimer
wore pretty Directoire frocks of
white mall, and carried canes of
white and gold, twined with pink
roses. Two little girls, Miss
Ethel and Miss Alma Seligman,
also attended the bride, and
wore quaint slips of white silk
and mull. They carried baskets
of white violets.
George W. Seligman, brother of
the groom, and Lorin S.
Bernheimer, uncle of the bride,
acted as groomsmen; there were
no ushers. The guests at the
wedding dinner that followed the
ceremony included Mr. and Mrs..
Jacob Schiff, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
Wold, Mr. and Mrs. Jesse
Seligman, Judge and Mrs.. Daly,
Mr. and Mrs. Julius A. Cohen,
Isidor Wormser, Mr. and Mrs. De
Witt Seligman, Mr. and Mrs.
William Wheelock, Mr. and Mrs.
Theodore Heilman, and Mr.. and
Mrs. Issac Bernheimer.
Adeline Louise Weis-John Wilson
Miss Adeline Louise Weis,
daughter of Charles Wels, the
organist, and John Wilson
Hotaling of the real estate firm
of French & Hotaling were
married last evening at the
bride's home, at 2,113
Madison-avenue, by the Rev. Dr.
C.S. Robinson. The house was
prettily decorated with
clematis, smilax, and palms, and
the bridal party stood under a
wedding ring of pink roses. The
bride wore a gown of
pearl-embroidered white faille
and a tuile veil held by a
wreath of orange blossoms. Her
bouquet was of white roses and
hyacinths. Her sister, Miss
Gussie Weis, was her maid of
honor and wore a frock of white
syrah silk. She carried a bunch
of La France roses.
Herbert Hotaling, cousin of the
groom, acted as best man, and
the ushers were Frank Cluet,
Anton B. and Harry F. Weis,
brothers of the bride; Dr. J.M.
Davis and Mortimer Cowperthwaite.
Among the guests at the
reception following the ceremony
were Mr. and Mrs. George Taylor,
Mr. and Mrs. Cowperthwaite, Mr.
and Mrs. T. O. Arden, Mr. and
Mrs. George Felter, William
French, Mr. and Mrs. Frank
Purdy, and Mr. and Mrs. David
Laura Dater-Franklin Avery
Miss Laura Dater, daughter of
Henry Dater, and Franklin Avery
Chapman of this city were wedded
at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon
at the Church of the Ascension,
at Fifth-avenue and
Tenth-street, the Rev. Dr.
Winchester Donald officiating.
The bride were a gown of white
satin and a point lace veil, and
carried a Prayer Book. Her maids
of honor were Miss Lillian
Ferris and Miss Bertha Pupke.
They wore frocks of silk muslin
trimmed with yellow ribbons and
carried yellow feather fans.
John Lincoln acted us best man,
and the ushers were Harry Dater,
brother of the bride; Cornelius
Van Santvoord, Dr. John
Vanderpoel, and Dr. Henry
McConuell. A small reception was
held after the ceremony at the
bride's home, at 71 West
A pretty home wedding took place
yesterday afternoon at Ardsley
Towers, Dobbs Ferry, the country
residence of Mr. and Mrs..
Edward M. Field, when Miss Lucy
Mildred Matthews, a niece of
Mrs. Field, became Mrs. Clarence
Blair Mitchell. The ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Dr.
Charles Cuthbert Hall of
Brooklyn. The bride's gown was
of white satin, Trimmed with
ostrich feathers, and her
ornaments wore diamonds. She
wore a white tulle veil.
The maid of honor was Miss
Matthews, a sister of the bride.
She wore white silk mull and
carried a bouquet of yellow
chrysanthemums. The bridesmaids
were Misses Burney, Scott,
Mitchell, and Stepheus, who wore
white silk mull. C.L. Blair of
Princeton was the best man.
Among the guests present were
Mr. John L. Blair of Blairstown,
grandfather of the groom; Mr.
and Mrs. D.C. Blair of Belvidere,
N.J.; Charles Scribner, Arthur
Scribner, John Serthner of new
York, John Lute Lindley, Mr. and
Mrs. Couper, Mr. and Mrs. David
Lindley, Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
Davis and daughter, Miss Warner,
Mrs. Stokes, Mrs. Horace Robins
and daughters, Miss Jaffrey, and
Mr. and Mrs. Mumford.