The commoner. (Lincoln, Neb.) 1901-1923, December 01, 1913, Page 19, Image 19

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DECEMBER, 1913
both the senate and the house, that
of the latter being a diamond la
valliere which Miss Genevieve Clark,
daughter of the speaker, bought for
the representatives in New York.
MRS. SAYRE A SOCIAL WORKER
Mrs. Sayre was born in Gainsville,
Pa., twenty-five years ago. Sho at
tended the Women's college at Balti
more and was an honor member of
tho class of 1908, being also elected
a member of Phi Beta Kappa. For
two years after her graduation she
engaged in settlement work in Ken
sington, Pa., and she is a member of
the executive board of the National
Young Woman's Christian associa
tion. She has delivered several ex
cellent addresses in public.
Francis Bowes ' Sayre is twenty
eight years old, and was born at
South Bethlehem, Pa., a son of the
late Robert Heysham Sayre, who built
the Lehigh Valley railroad and at
one time was assistant to the presi
dent of the Bethlehem iron works,
sinco known as tho Bethlehem steel
works. Ho was also once president
of the board of trustees of the Lehigh
university.
Francis Bowes Sayro graduated
from Lawrenceville school, Lawrence
ville, N. J., in 1904, and from Wil
liams college in 1909. Ho entered
Harvard law school and graduated
"cum laude." He was a member of
tho Sigma Phi fraternity, Gargoyle
society and the Phi Betta Kappa at
Williams. For the past year he has
been working in the office of District
Attorney Whitman of New York.
During the summer he was admitted
to the bar of New York state.
Mr. Sayre's mother is Mrs. Martha
Finlay Sayre, daughter of the late
William Nevin, who was president of
Franklin and Marshal college at
Lancaster, Pa. She is a descendent
of. JIugh Williamson of North Caro
lina, one of the framers of the con
stitution of the United States, and is
a sister of tho lato Robert Nevin,
head of the American church at
Rome, and a cousin of Ethelbert
Nevin, tho composer.
OTHER WHITE HOUSE WED-
DINGS
The wedding of Jessie Wilson and
Francis Sayro was the thirteenth to
be solemnized in th.e White House.
The first was that of Anna Todd, a
niece of Dolly Madison's first hus
band, and John G. Jackson. Then
Mrs. Madison's sister, Lucy, was mar
ried to Judge Todd of Kentucky The
third wedding, that of Maria Monroe,
daughter of President Monroe, to
Samuel Lawrence GouVerneur in
1820 marked tho first social use of
tho east room. Eight years later
John, tho' second son of President
John Quincy Adams, married his
cousin, Mary Hellen, in the blue
room. Whilo General Jackson was
president there were three weddings
in the White House, thoso of Delia
Lewis to Alphonso Joseph Yver Pa
geot of the French legation; Mary
Eaton to Lucien B. Polk, and Emily
Martin to Louis Randolph. Many
years passed before thero was an-,
other marriage ceremony in the pres
ident's mansion, tho next being of
Nellie, the only daughter of General j
Grant, and Algernon C. F. Sartoris, j
In 187G Emily Piatt, a niece of Mrs.
Hayes, was married in the blue room
to Gen. Russel Hastings. The elev
enth of this series of weddings was
that of President Cleveland tot
Frances Folsom, and the twelfth that
of President Roosevelt's daughter, ,
Alice, to Nicholas Longworth. ,
ENCOURAGING
'Why, my dear s'r,
cried
went
the en
on and
thusiastic agent, "if
told you all about this car, you'd
think I was lying!"
"I think so, anyhow," said
prospective victim, with a smile,
on it interests me." Judge.
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in your home this Christmas?
You can search the whole world over and not
find another gift that will bring so much pleasure
to every member of the family.
There are Victors and
Victrolas in great variety of
styles from' $10 to $200,
and any Victor dealer will
gladly demonstrate them to
you.
Victor Talking Machine Co. ;
Camden, N. J.
New Victor Records demonstrated at
all dealers on the 28th of each month
Victor-Victrola XVI, $200
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