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Submitted by Les Niemi


February 22, 1907


Miss Edna STURM and Jesse ARNOLD Married Last Week at Estancia, N.M.

Miss Edna STURM of Estancia, New Mexico, and Jesse ARNOLD of this place were married last week Tuesday at Estancia and surprised their many friends here on their arrival last Friday when the wedding was announced. The marriage took place in the new Methodist church at Estancia and the ceremony was performed by the pastor, Rev. PRATT. The couple were the first to make marriage vows in the new edifice. There were present at the ceremony only the immediate relatives of the bride. Shortly after the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. ARNOLD accompanied by their mother, Mrs. James STURM took the train for Tampico and are now visiting their relatives here.

The bride formerly resided here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. James STURM and moved to New Mexico with them recently. Mr. ARNOLD went there several weeks ago with a view to accepting a proffered [sic] position in a drug store there but cupid triumphed. Mrs. ARNOLD, the bride, is the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James STURM, a former prominent and well known family of this place. She is a very pleasant young lady of attractive appearance and can count friends here by the score. The groom, Mr. ARNOLD is the son of another prominent Tampico family, Mr. and Mrs. A.W. ARNOLD. For several years he has been employed in STOCK & WYLIE's drug store where he has faithfully performed his work to the satisfaction of his employers. He is a young man of absolutely no bad habits, character above the average and in every way a most acceptable companion for the young lady he has chosen.

Mr. and Mrs. ARNOLD expect to make their home in Manilus after xxx where he will be manager of xxx xxx company xxxx xxx. Congratulations of many friends are extended.

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