The truthfulness of Dame Rumor was substantiated when Miss Cora
E. Wedge, accompanied by Mr. Harlow Combs, boarded the noon train
for Milwaukee, Saturday, July 4th. The young couple were
accompanied to the depot by Mr. and Mrs. John Wedge, father and
mother of the bride, and Miss Bertha Wedge, her sister.
Arriving at Milwaukee, they were united in marriage by the Rev.
Matthew Evans, of the Ashbury M. E. church, at his residence, 492
After a two day's sojourn in Milwaukee, they took a C. M. & St.
P. train for Britt, Iowa, where the groom's parents reside, where
they will visit for a short time. They will return via St. Paul
and Minneapolis, arriving in Waukegan, the first part of
Mr. H. M. Combs, the groom, is one well known as one of the
bright and promising young men of our city. Residing here from
boyhood, he manifested his sterling qualities by constant
application in the acquiring of an education, and early graduated
from our High school with high honors. Late years he has been in
the employ of the Washburn-Moen Manufacturing Company, holding a
responsible position in the shipping department.
The bride, a well-known and highly esteemed lady of Millburn, has
many friends, not only in that vicinity, but in this city as
Upon the return of Mr. and Mrs. Combs to Waukegan, they will be
overwhelmed with congratulations and well wishes, in which the
GAZETTE, will heartily unite.