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. lHb(NEYVEb0N BYAEROPLANE
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- Principals in. the Aeroplane Wedding
Los Angeles,' Cal., Feb. 15.
'An aeroplane wedding, the first
of-its kind to be held in the world,
took place at the Dominguez
aviation field; near Los Angeles,
recently, during the big aviation
Miss Leona Cowan, vaudeville
actress, and Neal'Co'chrn, both
residents of Cos 'Angeles, were
the principals. ' '
Seated in Clifford "TtiTpin's
Wright biplane, in front .of the
grand stand, and dressed in an
aviation outfit made especially for
the occasion, Miss Cowan and
Cochran were spliced, the cere
mony being performed by Rev.
Edward H. Emmett of the Los
Angeles Y. M. C. A.
After the ceremony, the "bride
was taken for her honeymoon
trip through the air.
immediately afterwards, Phil
'Parmalee took the groom up.