Rome Daily Sentinel: November 13, 1896

Rome and Annsville Young People United in Matrimony.

On Thursday evening a very happy company assembled at the residence of David Armstrong of
Annsville. The occasion was the marriage of his daughter, Frances L., to George Peglow, a
young business man of Rome. The bride was beautifully attired in a dress of brown cashmere
trimmed with green velvet, and carried white and pink roses. The bridesmaid, Miss Tinnie
Armstrong, sister of the bride, was also dressed in brown cashmere trimmed with green velvet.
Charles Vierow, cousin of the bridegroom, was best man. At eight o'clock, while Miss Mollie
Collin of Taberg played the wedding march, the bridal pair, followed by the witnesses and led
by the officiating clergyman, Rev. C. A. Weigel of this city, entered theparlor and took
their position. The knot was tied and the happy couple made one. Congratulations by all
present were heartily offered to the bride and groom and the company, comprising 90 persons,
arranged themselves around the two bountifully laden supper tables and enjoyed the hospitality
which Mr. and Mrs. Armstrong know so well how to extend. After supper Rev. Weigel read the
following original poetry, which was well received:

All hail, good luck and blessings manifold
A joyous wedding feast with brightest cheer
Has gathered us this happy evening here
With glad congratulations we appear,
Wishing joy and happiness untold
This dear and happy bridal pair tonight,
Whom God has joined together now as man and wife.
So may their path in life be ever bright,
Theirs now and ever be a prosperous life.

A happy youngster our George was he.
Kind parents reared him in the fear of God,
His truest interests they always sought,
Of counsel and advice witholding naught,
That brave and prosperous his life might be.
But as our George, now grew to man's estate,
His heart grew heavy and his eyes looked sad,
He grew dissatisfied with luck and fate,
Not even mother's love could make him glad.

"It is not good for man to be alone;"
This is a tried and ever truthful word
Which George had often without heeding heard;
But by it now his heart deeply stirred.
He looked about him with a wishful moan.
Where is, he cried, in all this glorious land
My helpmeet who is all my own to be,
With whom I shall before the altar stand,
The girl I wish for -- where, O where is she.

But as he went his lonesome, forlorn way
A light of promise broke on him with cheer,
He met a maiden winsome, fair and dear,
His heart went out to her as she drew near.
He longed that ever she with him might stay.
He said she was a rosebud nice and sweet
Which he would fain hold to his heart so close.
For never could a happier fate he meet.
He came to Annsville and he plucked his rose.

All hail, good luck and blessings manifold
On George and Frances who are now made one;
May kindly angels lead them safely on
That their life's work sucessfully be done.
And truest love their hearts together hold;
As years roll by and hair grows silver white
May they united stay in heart and mind,
Trusting in God and always doing right,
Till they an open door to Heaven find.

On the whole it was a delightful occasion and will always be remembered with pleasure by all
present. The bride received a number of very beautiful and costly presents. After ten
o'clock, under a shower of rice and farewell greetings, Mr. and Mrs. Peglow started for Rome
and took the midnight train to points east on their wedding trip, after which they will made
their home here. Many friends wish them happiness and success.

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