At the Church of the Puritans, at Fifth avenue and
One Hundred and Thirtieth-street, last evening,
before a crowd of friends who packed the handsome
edifice tot he doors, Miss Laura Dayton Sprague,
daughter of the late Donald J. Sprague, was married
to Dr. George Henry Cobb, a recent member of the New
York Hospital's medical staff. The father of the
groom, the Rev. Dr. L.H. Cobb, Secretary of the
Congregational Union, officiated, and was assisted
by the Rev. Dr. E. L. Clark, the pastor of the
Church. The bride, who was met at the head of the
aisle by her brother, George Dayton Sprague, and who
was given away by him, wore a gown of white corded
silk and point lace and a tulle veil caught with a
half wreath of orange blossoms. She was attended by
a maid of honor, Miss Charlotte Jackson, and by four
bridesmaids, Miss Margaret Smeeton of Cranford,
N.J.; Miss Grace Holbrook of North Adams, Mass.;
Miss Hattie Brockway and Miss Julia Ryerson, Miss
Jackson wore a frock of pale green mousseline de
soie and silk and carried the bride's bouquet of
Nephetos roses and lilies of the valley. The
bridesmaids' frocks were of pale yellow silk and
tulle and their bouquets were of yellow roses.
Samuel H. Williams of Glastonbury, Conn., was best
man, and the ushers were William Hunt of Amherst.
Dr. Edward H. Coley, Frederic Richards of the Yale
Divinity School and Richard D. Jackson. A reception
and wedding supper followed at the bride's home, at
2011 Madison-avenue. The guests included the Rev.
Dr. E. P. Sprague of Auburn, the Hon. Samuel S.
Sprague of Providence, R.I., the Rev. Dr. Herrick,
chief of the missionary staff at Constantinople, the
Rev. Dr. Herrick of Newark, N.J., Mrs. L. H. Cobb,
Mrs. E.F. Hunt of Minnesota, Mr. and Mrs.. Richard
S. Cook, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Anthony D. Holmes, Col.
and Mrs. Littlejohn of Montclair, Mr. and Mrs. J.W.
Stickler of Orange, the Rev. Dr. and Mrs.. S.H.
Virgin, ex-Senator Homer N. Lockwood, and Mr. and
Mrs.. Frank E. Sprague of Minneapolis.
Dr. and Mrs. Cobb will spend their first year of
wedded life abroad.
A pretty home wedding was that last evening of Miss
Corinna E. Friedman, daughter of Col. Max Friedman,
to Leo Strassburger, son of ex-Mayor Strassburger of
Montgomery, Ala. It was celebrated at the bride's
residence. 789 Lexington-avenue, and the service was
read after the orthodox Hebrew fashion under a
silken canopy, upheld by the four ushers. The Rev.
Dr. Mendes of the Temple Shearith Israel officiated.
The bride wore a handsome gown of white corded silk
and point lace, and a rare old point lace veil which
had been worn by her grand-mother on her wedding
day. It was caught with a diamond crescent, the gift
of the groom. Little Miss Alma Phillips and Master
Fred Salomon attended the bride, and wore
picturesque costumes of white satin and black
velvet. They carried baskets of cut flowers, and the
bride carried a bouquet of white orchids. The ushers
were Moses Wolf, Henry King, Lionel Strassburger,
and Sigmund Sternaw. Among the guests at the dinner
and reception that followed were John N. Hayward,
Mr. and Mrs. I.S. Stetenheim, Mr. and Mrs.. L.J.
Salomon, Lucien Nathan, Charles Brook, Mr. and Mrs..
Frank Philips, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Duncan, the Rev.
and Mrs. Henry Jacobs, Mr. and Mrs.. Tucker David,
Mr. and Mrs. Simon Scheuer, the Rev. Edward
Katchmaroff, and J.N. Bayward, Jr. Mr. and Mrs..
Strassburger will make an extended Southern trip
before taking up their residence in Montgomery.
Delmonico's ballroom was the scene last evening at 6
o'clock of a fashionable wedding, that of Miss Belle
Strouse, daughter of Abraham Strouse, and Hugo H.
Hahlo of the importing firm of H. Hahlo & Co. The
ceremony was read by the Rev. Dr. Gottheil of the
Temple Emanuel under a handsome floral canopy, and
the room was profusely decorated with palms, ferns,
and potted plants. The bride, who was unattended by
either bridesmaids or maids of honor, wore a Paris
gown of white corded silk and point lace, and a
point lace veil held with a pin of diamonds, pearls,
and rubies, the groom's gift. She wore at her throat
a pearl and diamond necklace and medallion, the
presents of the brothers and sisters of the groom,
and she carried a bouquet of lilies of the valley
and hyacinths. Julius Hahlo, the groom's brother,
acted as best man, and the ushers were Julius and
Henry Hahlo, M.C. Dannenbaum, Charles A. Strouse,
Brother of the bride; Henry Friedman, and H. E.
Among the guests at the dinner and reception that
followed were Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Stiner, Mr. and
Mrs.. Martin E. Stiner, Mr. and Mrs.. S. I. Mayer,
Mr. and Mrs.. Max Adler of New Haven, Mr. and Mrs..
Abraham Strouse, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Steiner, Mr.
and Mrs.. Henry Hahlo, Miss Florence Hanover, Milton
Arnold, Mr. and Mrs.. Isaac Sommers, Miss Lena
Steiner and Albert Goodman. The bride's presents,
which were displayed at her home at 108 East
Fifty-seventh street, were very handsome and
included a complete dinner service of silver from
Mr. and Mrs. Stiner. Mr. and Mrs.. Hahlo left on a
wedding trip through the Northern States.
Miss Gertrude Hiller, daughter of M.L. Hiller, was
married last evening at 6 o'clock to Gustave Leve at
Clark's in West Twenty-third street. Prof. Felix
Adler of the Society of Ethical Culture officiated.
Sigmund Bendt was best man, and the ushers were Hugo
H. and Egmont Hiller, brothers of the bride; Arthur
Boas, and Edwin Sinsheimer. There were no
bridesmaids. At the supper that followed the
ceremony the guests included Mrs. G.B. Richard, Mrs.
E. Boss, Major J. B. Pond, Mr. and Mrs.. Otto
Horwitz, Mr. and Mrs. O.L. Richard, C. E. Lambert,
H.W. Albro, Mr. and Mrs.. Gustave Frank, Albert
Fries, Mr. and Mrs.. A.B. Harris, Mr. and Mrs. Job
H. Jackson, Mr. and Mrs. F.S.M. Biun, and Albert
Frank. The bride's presents which were displayed to
a few intimate friends at her home at 153 West
Sixty-first street, were numerous and very handsome.
Among them were a marble bust from Mr. and Mrs.
Horwitz, a cut crystal table service from Mr. Frank,
and a silver ice-water set from the employees of the
Monarch Palace Car Company. Mr. and Mrs. Leve left
on a long Southern and European wedding trip.