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Hemphill Kershner wedding

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Date: 30 Apr 1926 [unknown]
Location: Concordia, Cloud, Kansas, United Statesmap
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The Concordia News
Concordia, Kansas
Monday, May 3, 1926 - Page 4


A quiet home wedding, beautiful in its simplicity, took place in this city Friday morning at eight o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Cory, 1004 Republican, when Miss Frances Hemphill became the bride of Mr. Jess K. Kershner. Preceding the ceremony Miss Margaret McAdams of Salina Sang "Because" d'Harlot (D'Hardelot). She was accompanied by Mrs. Harold Smyth. To the strains of Lohengrin's Wedding March, also played by Mrs. Smyth, the couple advanced to stand before a bank of ferns and spring flowers where the impressive ring ceremony was read by Rev. D. B. Magee of the Methodist church.

The bride was very lovely in her traveling dress of platinum grey georgette and her corsage was of orchids and pink tea roses. After congratulations had been extended a lovely three course breakfast was served by Mrs. Cory assisted by Miss Clara Alice Cory and Miss Violet E. Willard.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. T. M. Hemphill of Belleville, Kansas but for the past year has made her home with her sister, Mrs. C. E. Cory in Concordia. She is a graduate of the Belleville high school and also of the Kansas Wesleyan University at Salina. She studied music in New York under Oscar Seagel (Seagle). She has made many friends in this city since her residence here.

Mr. Kershner is the son of Mrs. D. Kershner of West Eleventh street and has made his home in Concordia nearly all his life. He is a graduate of the Concordia high school and later attended Kansas University and the University of Wisconsin. He is a member of the Signa Nu fraternity. The couple will make their home in Concordia where Mr. Kershner is Federal Revenue Collector and is also associated with the K. L. R. Drug Co.


Guy D'Hardelot - French composer and pianist - Real name: Helen Rhodes

Oscar Seagle - Prominent musician and music teacher active in the early 20th century.

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