Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Warren Sanborn’s invitations were out during the week for the marriage of their daughter, Perita, to Mr. Clarence Zelora Brown, Tuesday evening, January 16, at 8 o’clock, in the Christian church, Sixth street and Prospect avenue. The wedding will be a very pretty one, green and white having been chosen for the color plan. Miss Allie Hurley will be the maid of honor and the bridesmaids will be Miss Edith McQuaid of Des Moines, Miss Ella Branham, Miss Leila Mather, Miss Eva Harris, Miss Anna Kirk and Miss Myrtle Scott. Mr. Ralph Soule of Minneapolis will be best man, and the ushers will be Mr. Roy Sanborn, Mr. Orla Severance, Mr. Rob Brockett, Mr. Will W. Stevens, Mr. Will McCrum and Mr. Fred Mertsheimer. The wedding music will be given by Mr. Herbert Sisson and Mrs. S.S. Gunlach. A supper for the bridal party will be given after the wedding at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Sanborn, 3010 East Tenth street. The at home announcement is “after June 1, The Trossachs, Lake Minnetonka.”
Source: Kansas City Times, January 7, 1900.