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A Christmas wedding


Thursday, Jan. 2, 1908

from the Mathews Journal

Christmas trees were not the only feature of the evening of the 26th of December. Rev. Geo. E. Thomas, our local minister, did not go to the Christmas tree. He was indisposed, and his indisposition was accounted for when it was learned that Capt. Wesley Miles and Miss Eunice Thomas had driven down to his residence and were there united in the bonds of matrimony, much to the surprise of many of their friends.

It was their intention that it should be entirely secret, but that was hard to do. The groom took his brother into his confidence, who, knowing the elasticity of woman’s tongue, would not tell his own wife, but went through to his brothers on business and accompanied the couple to the parsonage to find that his wife and two of her cousins had got there ahead of them.


Thursday, Jan. 3, 1918

from the Mathews Journal

The Mathews Motor Co. announces the opening of an automobile livery, with headqu...

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