Leah Frances Bostwick & Ernest E. Dates

Corning, April 18.—(Special)—Miss Leah Frances Bostwick of this city, and Ernest E. Dates, of Addison, were married at noon yesterday at the home of the parents of the bride, Mr. and Mrs. Elias D. Bostwick, of 151 Decatur street.  The Rev. Clinton J. Taft, pastor of the First Congregational church, performed the ceremony.

Miss Mary Marland was bridesmaid and J. DeWitt Bostwick was best man.

Mr. and Mrs. Dates left via the Erie for Rochester.  They will be away for a week, after which they will reside in Addison, where the groom is employed as a plumber by the firm of Whitmore & Stewart.

Source:  Elmira Star-Gazette, April 18, 1912.


Variety Showers for Brides to Be

Corning, April 13.—(Special)—Variety showers were given Miss Mary Marland and Miss Luella O. [sic] Bostwick last night, at the home of Mrs. Clinton J. Taft, 162 Bridge street.

Miss Mary Marland is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Marland of 114 East Second street, and is be married the latter part of this month to J. DeWitt Bostwick of 151 Decatur street.

Miss Luella O. [sic] Bostwick is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elias D. Bostwick of 1561 [sic] Decatur street. She will be married to Ernest E. Dates, formerly of this city, now of Addison.

Mrs. Clinton J. Taft, Mrs. Frank E. Aber and Clara E. Uhl arranged the affair.

Source: Elmira Star-Gazette, April 13, 1912.