Late January Weddings 1890
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
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
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.