Some February Weddings 1893
Miss Ethel Walton Howe, daughter
of Samuel Oscar Howe of 49 West
One Hundred and Twenty-sixth
Street, was married last evening
to George Hawthorne Smith, son of
the late James W. Smith of Santa
Cruz. St. Andrew's Church, at
Fifth Avenue and One Hundred and
Twenty-seventh street, was the
scene of the wedding, and the Rev.
Dr. George R. Van De Water, the
Miss Annie Howe was the maid of
honor, and Miss Mabel W. Grant of
Chicago, Miss Adelaide C. Brush of
Brooklyn, Miss Annie S. Howe, and
Miss Addie R. Howe were the
Charles B. Bogart attended the
groom as best man. Messrs. George
W. Van Ness and Flavel S. Mines of
Brooklyn, Chester Colgate of
Englewood, N.J.; G. Webster
Thomas, Alexander G. W. Thomas,
Alexander G. Mercer, and Mark B.
Minick were the ushers. The bride
wore a beautiful gown of
ivory-white satin, draped with
Among the guests at the
reception which followed the
wedding at the Howe residence,
were Percy D. Adams, Mr. and Mrs..
Thomas H. Brush, Prof. and Mrs.
Henry Clark, Miss Field, Mr. and
Mrs.. Thomas Gaines, Mr. and Mrs.
George R. Haydock, Mr. and Mrs.
S.S. Palmer, Mr. and Mrs.. William
Morrison, Mr. and Mrs.. George
Schumann, Mr. and Mrs. E.P.
Steers, Mr. L.S. Sykes, Mr. and
Mrs.. Thomas Simpson, Mr. and Mrs.
M.B. Van Zandt, and Mr. and Mrs.
On Wednesday evening, at the
Church of the Transfiguration,
Hooper Street, near Marey Avenue,
Brooklyn, Miss Jane Josephine
Piton, daughter of Eugene Piton of
the Petroleum Exchange, was
married to Daniel Vincent
Arguimban. The ceremony was
performed by the Rev. Father Kiely.
The bride was richly attired in
white satin, embroidered in silver
and pearls and trimmed with point
lace. The bridesmaids were Miss
Sarah Kelley, Miss Amle Kelley,
Miss Minnie Pitou, and Miss
Caroline Pitou. The maid of honor
was Miss Nora Pitou. Harry Leonard
was the groomsman, and Messrs.
John Dunbar Walter Burke, Samuel
Seymour, and Arthur Boucher were
After the ceremony at the church a
reception was held at the
residence of John C. Kelley, uncle
of the bride, 247 Hancock Street.
After the reception the
newly-married couple left for the
A pretty wedding took place
yesterday afternoon in St.
Bartholomew's Church at 4 o'clock.
Miss Julia Herrick Allen, daughter
of Elisha H. Allen, was married to
Wilber C. Fiske, son of the late
Henry Fiske of this city. The Rev.
Dr. Greer, rector of the church,
officiated at the wedding.
Samuel Thurber was the best
man, and Frank Henry, Mr.
Robinson, Mr. Colburn, Mr. Hudnut,
William F. Allen, and E.H. Allen
were the ushers. Miss Carrie Allen
attended her sister as maid of
honor, and Miss Alice Taintor.
Miss Bertha and Miss May Fiske,
and Miss Ella Day served as
A reception, given only to the
bridal party and a few intimate
friends, followed at the home of
the bride, 122 West Eighty-second
Yesterday afternoon Miss Isabelle
May Clark, daughter of the late
George Clark of 170 West
Seventy-third street, was married
to Erwin Howell Hance in the
Church of the Heavenly Rest, by
the rector, the Rev. Dr. D. Parker
The bride, who was attended only
by Miss Sophronia Clark, her
sister, as maid of honor, wore a
gown of heavy white satin, made up
with old point lace in Empire
style. Dr. Edgar was the best man
and Messrs. Livingston Trudo,
Harry Skillman, Dr. Collins, J. W.
Clark, and Nelson Waterbury were
the ushers. The bride is the
granddaughter of Ex-Mayor
Westervelt of this city. A small
wedding dinner followed the
Miss Eva H. Schilling was married
to Herman E. Naething in St.
Ignatius's Episcopal Church, on
West Fortieth Street, Wednesday
evening. The church was crowded
with friends, who attended a
reception after the ceremony at
the house of the bride's parents.
Rochester, N.Y., Feb. 9
Miss Frederica Louise Cook, only
daughter of ex-Secretary of State
and Mrs. Frederick Cook, and
Augustus McDonnel of this city
were married this evening at the
home of the bride in East Avenue,
in the presence of about 150 of
the intimate friends and relatives
of the families of the bride and
groom. The ceremony was performed
in the main hall of the house by
Bishop McQuaid, assisted by Mgr.
Deregge, Chancellor of the Diocese
The bride was attended by the maid
of honor, Miss Flora McDonnel,
sister of the groom; the
bridesmaids, Miss Mary McDonnel,
another sister of the groom; Miss
Bernice Perkins, Miss Cecile Macy,
and Miss Mary Mutchler. The best
man was John H. Brewster.
The ushers were Charles Power, son
of Senator Power of Montana; W.G.
Gilbert of Little Falls, Harry
Lehr of Baltimore, James McDonnel,
Eugene Van Voorhis, and L.
Boardman Smith of this city.
After the ceremony the bridal
party and guests were driven to
the hall of the Powers Art
Gallery, where a collation was
served. Afterward there was a
general reception, which was
attended by all the society people
of the city, besides many from out
Mr. and Mrs. McDonnel left this
evening for the East on a wedding
tour. They will reside in this