Submitted by Les Niemi
August 16, 1907
BERTHA BERGE IS MARRIED
Tampico Young Lady Marries a Joliet Doctor at Joliet Last Week Saturday
Miss Bertha BERGE of Tampico and Dr. A.M. McNICOL of Joliet were united in marriage Saturday, August 10, 1907. Dr. A.F. CLARK, pastor of the Ottawa street Methodist Episcopal church at Joliet. The ceremony took place at the First Methodist Episcopal church in Chicago in the presence of a few immediate friends. Mr. and Mrs. McNICOL left immediately for a brief honeymoon among the lakes of Michigan after which they will make their home in Joliet
The bride is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Andrews BERGE on of the prominent families that have lived in Bureau county for more than thirty years. They come of a rugged German stock and enjoy the respect and esteem of a large circle of relatives and friends
The bride grew to womanhood in this vicinity where everybody knew her as a little girl. She attended the public schools in Fairfield and was afterwards graduated from the Northern Illinois Conservatory of Music at Dixon and is highly educated in the art of music. For a number of years she has given instructions on the piano in this vicinity, at Lincoln, Nebraska and at Peoria. She is a woman of sweet and winsome personality.
The groom came to this country when a boy. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. McNICOL, are of Scotch descent and now reside at Myrtle, Nebraska, where Mr. McNICOL is postmaster. Mr. McNICOL attended the public schools at Myrtle and the Weslyan University at Lincoln, Nebraska. For a number of years he taught school and later while a resident of Lincoln was assistant cashier of the Lincoln Traction Co. He is also a graduate of the Still College of Osteopathy of Des Moines, Iowa, and is now engaged in the practice of Osteopathy at Joliet. He is associate physician of the Joliet Osteopathic Institute.
The Tornado join with the many friends of the young couple in wishing them God-speed.