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MARRIAGE THIS WEEK OF FOUR RICH MOND PEOPLE. Mr. Straus and Miss Baumgarten—Mr. Bins wanger and Miss Whitlock.—Mr. Frank and Miss Block. In Washington, Sunday evening, Typogra phical Hall was thronged with a goodly com pany to witness the marriage or _f__ Mamie Baumgarten, of that city, and Mr. A. E. Straus, of Richmond. The hall was elaborately decked with palms and growing plants, mingled with cut flowers, in honor of the occasion. Rabbi Rosenzweig officiated. The ceremony wee A! most impressive one, and the arrangements' were conducted after the most orthodox rule. The bride, a petite brunette, entered escorted by her father and mother, between whom she walked in her bridal robes of white brocade, elaborately trimmed with lace. Her long tulle veil was caught with sprays of orange blossoms. A handsome diamond pen dant, the gift of the groom, was worn at the throat, and her bouquet was of bridal roses. She was preceded by her sister, Miss Carrie Baumgarten, as maid of honor, in a gown of cream-white brocaded satin, and her flowers were white roses. She was escorted by the best man, Mr. William Baumgarten. The groom entered with his aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. S. Heller, and awaited his bride at the silken canopy, which was erected at the far end of the hall. This canopy was formed of white silk, embroidered in gold. Mr. Mil ton Straus, of Richmond, and Leopold Baum garten, brother of the bride, acted as ushers. Mrs. Baumgarten wore a handsome toilet of black faille, with ornaments of pearls and rubies. A banquet followed at the hall, attended by the assembled company. The setting of the bountifully spread board was beautified with a profusion of white blossoms. Many elegent presents were received. Among the list was a check for five thousand dollars, the gift of the bride* brother, who sailed from Mexico on Wednesday for England, where he controls extensive interest in silver mines. Among those who went on to attend the cermony were Messrs. Milton and Julius Straus, of Richmond. tBINSW ANGER—WHITLOCK. There was a very pretty marriage at Beth haba synagogue last Tuesday night when Miss Rebecca Whitlock became the wife of Mr. Harry S. Binswanger. The edifice was handsomely decorated, and was crowded with friends of the contracting couple. The cere mony was impressively performed by Rabbi K. N. Calisch. Mr. Morris H. Asher was best man. The ushers were Messrs. Alfred S. Kraker, Milton E. Marcuse, Moses I. Bin- swanger, Samuel Eichel, Ralph Cohen, Sey mour A. Strauss, Henry Abram, A. D. Whit lock, Abram Whitlock, and Samuel Hsrburgsr. There was a handsome reception after the marriage, st the home of the bride's parents. At this only the relatives of the newly-married pair were present *' . The bridal couple left on peske snd Ohio train the same night for (SA cago and other points. Mr. and Mrs. Binswanger need no introduc tion to our Richmond readers. To those out of town it shouft Jn stated that they are re spectively daughter of MessrsJ Samuel BinHwaßiger and Herman Whitlock, | i than whom there are no more respected or j substantial citizens. I FRANK —BLOCK. The full-dress wedding of Mr. Max Frank, lof New York, snd Miss Sadie Block, of tins city, which took place in the Grand-Lodge roam ef the Masonic Temple, Wednesday after noon at 5:30 o'clock, was a most recherche affair. The draperies and floral decorations which adorned the hall were of a very tasteful and elaborate order, and the scene jflpented as the bridal cortege entered the room was a most beautiful one. -^ Rabbi E. N. Calisch Officiated, and Mr. Srg mund Wetzler, of New York, acted as best man. The ushers were Messrs, PhiL Frank, Fred. Block, Morris Asher, Monro Levy, E. H. Gunst, PhiL Schlo-s, Milton 1-tittuse, snd B. Somen, of New York. Little Misses Rosa and LiHie Block, the younger sisters of the bride, were the only lady attendants The ushers were the first to enter the hall. They were followed by the little misses, preceding the bride, who walked to the altar in company with her father. The groom, who came last, was accompanied by 1 his best man. The bride, who has and exceptionally grace ful figure, and is moreover a handsome brunette, was becomingly attired in a beautiful gown of Ducheese satin and real lace, with diamond ornaments. After the ceremony a magnificent reception was tendered the attendants and friends of the newly-wedded pair. After some time had been spent in bestowing the usual attentions upon the bride and groom, a splendid supper was served by Moesta. Among the guests present were Mrs. B. Frank and Miss Minnie Frank, of New York, mother and sister of the groom; Mr. S. P. Frank and Miss Jennie Frank, of Albany, N. V.; Mr. and Mrs. Louis Block, of Gordonsville; Messrs. Jacob and Benjamin Gundersheimer, of Baltimore ; Miss Bertie Kaufman, of Baltimore ; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Block, parents of the bride ; Mr. and Mrs. M. Hessberg, Mr. and Mrs. I. Lichtenstein, Mrs. C. Lichtenstein, Mr. and Mrs. E Bottig heimer, Mr. and Mrs. A. Cohen, Mr. and Mrs. Ja Kirsh, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Kirsb, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kirsh, Mr. and Mrs. Meyer Kirsh, Mr. and Mrs H. Gunst, Mr. and Mrs. Abram Gunst, Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Straus, Dr. and Mrs. Davis, Mr. W. R. McComb, Rabbi and Mrs. Calisch, Mr. sad Mis. Charles Weil, Mr. Gas. Oestreicher, snd Misses Minnie Gunst, Roes May, Blanche Binswanger, Celia Felheimer, Hortense Bottiaheimer, Florence Bottigheimer, Roes Litchtenstein, Minnie Hessberg, Minnie Block, and Rachael Kirsh. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Heeht, of San Francisco, the cousins of the bride, who were to have at tended the wedding, telegraphed that they had been detained on the road by sickness. Mr. and Mrs. Frank will reside in New York, but before going to their future home they will spend ten days at the World's Fair, after which they win visit Detroit, Niagara, Buffalo, Syra cuse, and Albany. Mr. Frank is s popular young business man ot New York, and ie s member of tbe firm of B. Frank & Sons, of that city. Senator and Mrs. Wm. Lovenstein, will cele brate the thirtieth anniversary of their mar riage on Tuesday evening, 24th. inst. They will be pleased to receive their friends st their residence, 1002 E. Clay Street, from 8.30 to Miss Eirfeld, of Burlington, lowa, is visiting her sister, Mrs. I. L Strauss. Mrs. Feldenheimer, of Baltimore, a former resident of Richmond, is on a visit to her old home, and is the guest of Mrs. J. B. Angle. Paradise Lodge, I. O. B. $~ meets Sunday night, and the amendment to the by-laws looking to an in crease of dues will positively be disposed of. , A new post has lately been created in France, that of Inspector General of Public Instruction (literature) for the Colonies. It has been confided to a coreligionist, M. Wahl, Professor of History at the Lycee, Condorcet,' After November Ist., Mrs. I. I. Strause will be at home on the first and third Tuesday evenings of the month, and Mrs. L. L. Strause, on the second and fourth Tuesdays. J All Photographs are bound to be likenesses. The camera never lies. Artistic taste is the .secret of a "good likeness." Try Davis 827 East Broad street and then draw your own conclusions. A sufferer for years gratefully ac knowledges the great benefit he re ceived by talcing Dr. David's Syrup for Asthma and Bronchitis, of long standing. If you suffer, take it and be cured. Only 25 cents everywhere.