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Wa4te4 Fifty Tears Wed.
iRB. MART A. ADAMS, 70 rears M old, baa left the Brooklyn Metho dist Episcopal church home. L-v!J where she lived for the last six ' months, to marry a farmer on "Long Island, who had just celebrated his seventy-fifth birthday and who was her kweetheart more than fifty years ago. "When I was a young girl," nays Mrs. Adams, "I had "a sweetheart. We loved ach other dearly. Somehow or other wo drifted apart. There had been some slight misunderstanding and years after that I married Mr. Adams. My old sweetheart got married also, but all the time I knew that he was Intended for me and I for him. "We never met in sll these long years. But when I went to Huntington this sum mer I happened to see Mm. He had changed fcnd so had I, but we had not changed so greatly that we did not recognise each ether, lie told me that he had lost his wife about three months before. I told liltn that I had been a widow for several years. "The old love warmed again and my sweetheart wunted me to gpt married right away. I told him that we had better wait a year on account of the fact that but a short time before he bad lost bis wife.' tie finally consented to wait, but not a 3'ear. And now I am going to marry again. I always thought that some day wc would bo happy again just as wc were when we were boy and girl together." "Maid of Honor" n Man. In the Church of the Good Shepherd. Brooklyn, took place recently- a wedding at which a man who had been a school mate of the bride was the "maid of honor." Tho bride was Miss Adallne Weber, and Raymond F. Barnes, of Rah way, N. J., was the bridegroom. Walter W. Travis was the bride's attendant. It was a plnk-and-whtte bridal. Rev. Dr. Barnes, an Uncle of the bridegroom, officiated. Mr. Travis led the bridal procession up the aisle, taking the part that usually falls to the maid of honor. He was fol lowed by the matron of honor and the bridesmaids. Miss Weber, who Is one of the belles of Brooklyn and daughter of a retired broker, told why she selected Mr. Travis. "You sec," she said, "be and I have been friend all bur lives. We were chum at school and when my engagmcnt was announced I decided he should have a prominent place at my wedding. I had selected the bridesmaids, intended to make one the maid of honor, but It semmed Irn poimlble to select from the six. and then I thought of Mr. Travis. I asked hlra and he accepted and there you are." Eqnal to the Occasion. After the last old shce had fallen on top of their carriage the bride looked up tenderly Into the proud young man's eyes and said: "I feel awfully nervous and silly. It will be so horrid to have everybody staring at us and whispering that we are just mar ried. let's act aa If we had been married a long, long time, so they won't suspect" ' "But I'm proud of It," be said, slipping an arm around her and drawing her lov ingly close to him. "I'd like to stand on a housetop somewhere, darling, and shout so that all the world could hear It that Jiou are mine ray very own my sweet, adorable, beautiful, superb wlfs. It won't do any good to try to fool them. They'll all know It tho minute they sea us. I couldn't keep from looking happy, no mat ter how hard I tried. But leave it to me. I'll lis It so they won't stare at us or whis per about us." After the train had started Arthur looked up the conductor arid had a short confer ence with him. Then the proud groom re turned to his wife, and the official, standing at one end of the car, said, waving a hand toward the happy couple: "Ladles and gentlemen, I am requested to announce that they have Just been mar ried. They are anxious to have It under stood that they are not at all ashamed of themselves, and they don't propose to pre tend that they arc old stagers. I thank you one and all for your kind attention." After their fellow travelers had all stepped forward and shaken hands with and congratulated them the men crowded Into the smoking car and the women turned their backs and Arthur declares that It was Jut like having a private car. Chi cago Itecord-Herald. Devoted I.ovcr In Prison. McDanlels' devotion to his fiancee, Mrs. Anna McKernan of Belleville, 111., brought him Into troubles little less serious than those endured by lovers in historic days when knights were bold. McDanlels and Mrs. McKernan hnve been friends since Mrs. McKernan became a widow, a little more than a year ago. Recently the health officers decided Mrs. McKernan had small pox and Insisted upon quarantining her residence. A policeman was placed on guard with Instructions to allow no one to enter the house. In a short while McDan lels henrd of the quarantine and at once declared he would go to her bedside to care for her. As a precautionary measure he had Health Officer West vaccinate him. When McDanlels presented himself before the quarantined home the policeman re fused to allow him to enter. McDanlels pleaded with the officer, and finally posi tively refused to leave. The officer then arrested him. Before Justice WangeUn Mc Danlels was fined $100 on the charge of evading the quarantine law, and because of fear that he had been exposed to the disease he was fumigated and confine J In an Isolated cell to remain for twenty days to await developments. Long? Time Between Ve4lag. A case with the affecting feature of Enoch Arden has come, to light In the mountain regions of Tennesnee, where a man and wife have become reunited after a separation caused by the war between the states and continuing up to a short time ago. , John Hargrove and Matilda Hut son were married In I860, and a year later the hus band was one of the first to enlist In the confederate army for service in Virginia, and at the Arst battle of Bull Run he pur sued the flying enemy se hotly that ha was lost from his comrades, and made prisoner and confined In Pennsylvania un til the close of the war. His wife mourned his supposed death for two years and then married another, who was killed In the last days of the confed eracy, when she again married. The first husband returned south and found his wife with ber third love, and returned to Pennsylvania, not wishing to mar her hap piness. He worked hard and acquired property. and two months ago learned that his wife had been for some time a widow, and at once came south to claim his bride of the '60s. She wss much astonished and con fused, but matters were soon arranged, and snother ceremony settled the couple to housekeeping. Wmm Ilia Bride ay an Km. "On this day, the day of our wedding, I shall eat nothing but eggs, for it was through an egg that I won my wife," said George Malcolm of Cleveland, aa he or dered a dinner which consisted of eggs In every style and description known to the chef of a Chicago hotel. "I have said that it was because of an egg that I first found the woman who has since become my wife," he continued, with a glance at Mrs. Malcolm, "and I will tell you how It occurred. Just one year ago yesterday I arrived In Chicago and regis tered at the 'Wellington hotel, while mak ing a pleasure trip In the lake region. Tho first thing that I ordered was an egg, and on receiving it I found In dainty penciled lines on the shell, 'nose Edmond, Aber deen, O.' I wrote to her the following night, and today s".:e Is my wife," he added. "That is why I am so partial to eggs. Can anybody blame me?" Mrs. Malcolm admitted that she had. written Iter name upon the egg, but Bald she little thought at the time It would win her a husband. "It was while packink cpgs to bo sent to Chicago," die Slid, "that I thought it would be fun to write my nm-ie on one "f them and see if I would ever hear where It was sent " The tJaaal Way. An Interesting romance culminated in a wedding at McKeesport, Pa., by which James S. Munroe, a well known resident of Pittsburg, became the husband of Miss Devlna N. Duncan of Dundee, Scotland. The happy couple were wedded at the resi dence, of Mr. and Mrs. Alexander Rae by Rev. James Walker. . Some time ago Mr. and Mrs. Rae, who uro close friends of the bridegroom, went to visit at the home of Miss Duncan In Scot land. They took with them a photograph of the McKeesporter, and In some manner Miss Duncan saw it and Immediately fell In love with the original. Through the Raes a correspondence was established that re sulted In the exchange of photographs, and an engagement followed, with the result that when Mr. and Mrs. Rae were ready to come home "Miss Duncan made arrange ments to come with them. "They were met on their arrival her by Mr. Munroe. who was Introduced to his future wife and ac companied her to the home of Mrs. Rae. Ireparatlons for the wedding were speed ily completed and the couple were warmly assisted In every way by friends. Mr. Mun roe Is connected with the National Tube mills. Raaaaavee ( a 1 Captain Charles Busch of" the Lincoln park (Chicago) police last week married Mrs. Margaret Russell, well known In Chi cago society and is wealthy, whose life ha saved In Lincoln park. The friendship waa begun when Captain Busch rescued Mrs. Russell from a runaway. The race between the runaway team and Captain Buach on horseback occurred May tt and extended a third of the distance of the lenrth of Lincoln perk. The captain of police was riding leisurely 'through the park when he heard a woman scream. Ha was then near the Lake Shore drive, and he. urged his horse Into the drive to find himself almost In the path of a runaway team of horses. As the horses and vehicle swept past him be saw the woman swing open the door of the cab and prepare te leap. Realizing that she would be hurled to the pavement the- police captain shouted a warning, and, putting spurs to his horso, was In close pivsult of the vehicle, which swung threateningly as the frightened team swerved from side to side of the roadway. When the bathing beach was reached Captain Busch was even with the carriage. He again shouted to the wrnnan not to Jump. He was gaining steadily, and when he became even with the heads of the run away horses he reached out and seised the bridle of the nearest one. This move added new fright to the team, and they jumped t,o one side. Captain Busch held fast to the bridle and was Jerked from his mount He still retained nls hold as he was being dragged over tha ravement. finally bringing the horses to a stop. Then ho fell half-unconscious. Throughout his convalescence, from the ef fect of two broken ribs, Mrs. Russell took many opportunities to testify her srntltuda and Captain Busch pressed his suit. rom Grave to Gny. The little god Cupid In his wildest vagi rles probably never Invented a more unique plan to aid n loving couple than thnt used by Forrest Moore and Miss Mabel Pullen of Cleveland. O., a few days ago to elude the watchfulness of parents and be united In marriage. The black draped funeral car of the Cleveland Electric Railway company was the vehicle nsed to outwit the parents of both Moore and Miss Pullen. The groom had been employed by an' un dertaker. He had been engaged to Miss Pullen forsome time, but their intention of marrying did not meet with parental ap proval. The question had been debated thoroughly In Joint family councils and al ways with the same verdict that the couple were entirely too young to think of marry ing. As the prospective bridegroom Is 2J years old he failed to sea the reasonable ness of this decision. He persisted In hi Attention to the young woman In spite of what the parents thought and said. He met with only a kind but Arm opposi tion to his desires from everybody except the young woman. Finally he became taken with the Idea of an elopement, but wss at a loss to arrange the details so that the parents on botb. sides would not suspect In' some way the said parents got -in Inkling that something was up and they put a guard over the girl. Just then a friend of both the- young people was kind enough to die. Moore's employer was the undertaker engaged and Moore was to assist In the services. In that he got an idea. Miss Pullen . could get permission o attend the funeral. Her parents would not think of connecting a funeral with nn elopement. He secured a license. Both were on the funeral car when It started for the cemetery. On the way back they - stopped at the home of a minister, who married them. Then they took the next car and went home. Ia a few days tbeir secret became known and the parents were wise enough to laugh at the way In which the funeral baked meats had set forth the weddtng supper. They forgave their erring chil dren and everybody - Is expected to live happily ever afterwards. )