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Daughter of Representative Hughes Weds

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In the presence of a large gathering of relatives and friends the marriage of Miss Mary Eloise Hughes, daughter of Representative James A. Hughes of West Virginia, and Mrs. Hughes and Mr. Lucian Phillip Smith was solemnized yesterday in Central Christian Church at Huntington, W. Va. The church was decorated with flowers and an appropriate musical program was given.

The bride, who made her debut to Washington less than a month ago, was attended by a large wedding party. She wore a gown of white satin trimmed with rare lace with a veil and orange blossoms and carried a shower bouquet of orchids. She entered the church with her father, who gave her in marriage. Her sister, Miss Tudell Vinson Hughes, wearing a gown of apple green chanteuse and a carrying a colonial bouquet of pink roses, was her maid of honor.

Mrs. Donald Clark, aunt of the bride, wearing a gown of lavender chiffon and rose point lace, was first matron of honor. Mrs. Clarence Le Bus of Kentucky, second matron of honor, wore a gown of Dresden satin and carried a muff of lilies of the valley. Miss Cassell, Miss Hawkins, Miss Ganed, Miss Campbell and Miss McClure were bridesmaids and little Miss Lindsay Vinson and Miss Celeste Honruch were flower girls carrying pink rosebuds which they scattered in the path of the bride.

Mr. James Smith, brother of the bridegroom, was best man and the ushers were Mr. Courtney Hunt, of New York, Mr. Lawrence McClure, Mr. Donald Clark, Mr. Kemper Shelton, Mr. Jack Kennan, Dr. L. T. Vinson, and Mr. Paul McKeel. The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Hotel Frederick.

Mr. Smith and his bride left for a tour around the world. On their return they probably will live at Huntington. Mr. Smith is from Morgantown, W. Va. and has large coal interests.


Brandon Whited, USA


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