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McLeansboro, Ill. July 26. Joseph F. Reeder and Miss
Inez M. Cross, two prominent young people of this city,
surprised their many friends here today by going to Mount
Vernon, Ill. on the early morning train and getting married by
Rev. W. L. Dorgan, in the parlors of the Baptist Church
parsonage in that city. They were accompanied from here by
L. C. Little and a sister of the bride, Miss Nona Cross, both of
Mr. Reeder has been one of Hamilton County's foremost school
teachers, and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Reeder, of this
city. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John R.
Cross, her father being until recently mayor of this city.
She is a member of the First Baptist Church, a member of the
McLeansboro Rebekah Lodge, and has taught one of the rooms in
the city schools for a number of years. The young couple
are quite prominent socially and have a host of friends who wish