their words of congratulations and still wishing the happy couple a lifetime of happiness and success. Beside each cover was laid a neat hand painted menu card. On the cover a carnation over which was the monogram "B-S" in gold. The menu was as follows: bouillon, canapes, fruit salad, frappe, olives, bouchers, radishes, salmon croquelles, French potatoes, creamed asparagus, French desert, small kaees, almonds, coffee noir.
On each side of the card were a toast to the bride and groom.
The dining room was elaborately decorated with a festoon of white, ornamented with white doves and streamers reaching to all sides of the room, a profusion of similax and carnations also being used. The whole of the spacious home was neatly decorated with palms, similax, carnations, etc. making it very attractive as well as impressive.
The wedding presents were many, very beautiful, and valuable. Some were of especial beauty and all were of a useful nature which will help to make the new home more happy and comfortable. All will be gems to assist in remembering the happiest event in their lives.
The bride is the eldest daughter of our banker, Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Sylvester, and an accomplished young lady. She has grown to womanhood here, having graduated from the high school and since has attended the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. The groom is a graduate of the Oberlin Business College, and was a student at Oberlin College where he first met his bride.
Mr. and Mrs. Baker left on the 1:30 afternoon train for their new home at Missoula, Montana, there the groom is engaged in business.
The out of town guests were as follows: Mrs. Alice Baker, mother of the groom, Cordoria, Ill., Charles Lawrence Baker, brother of the groom, Chicago, Ill., John M. Hamilton, Waterloo, Ia., E. J. Marquardt, Toledo, Ohio, Mr. and Mrs. R. J. Holmes, St. Paul.
Mrs. P. D. Sylvester left Wednesday morning for Warner Canada where she will spend the summer with her husband. She was accompanied as far as Dodge Center by her sister, Miss Avis.
E. L. Sylvester made a business trip to Winona Monday evening.
On Saturday E. L. Sylvester received his new Glide Auto and as the roads again get into condition will join the pleasure seekers.
April 29, 1910- Mrs. R. J. Holmes and little son, who have been spending a few days at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Sylvester, returned to St. Paul Saturday morning.
May 6, 1910- Auto Club election. Pres.- G. H. Dickman, VP- J. J. Erding, Sec/Treas- G. F. Sylvester, Director- Dr. E. E. Smith.
May 13, 1910- G. F. Sylvester and family and W. J. Trautman were Sunday visitors to Minneiska, making the trip in the former’s auto.
May 27, 1910- Annual Travelers meeting- Enrollment for year 35, Ave. attendance 17, number of visitors at the regular meeting 16.
Mrs. G. F. Sylvester was appointed as delegate and attended the convention of the State Federation in Lake City September 24.
Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Sylvester left Monday morning for Albert Lea where the former went to attend the bankers convention.
June 3, 1910- A party of 18 composed of… G. F. Sylvester…, enjoyed an auto ride to Winona Tuesday evening where they attended Masonic Lodge and witnessed work in the 3rd degree and the new Temple. The work was fine and the hospitality of the Winona Brethren was highly appreciated. The trip down and back proved a delightful one and every machine made the trip without mishap. (NOTE: The Masonic Temple building is still in existence in Winona, the lower floor being used as a Senior Citizen Center.)
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