The Caddo Herald
May 1, 1903
At the home of the bride’s parents on Buffalo Street Wednesday evening at 9 o’clock, Mr. A. Barry Rutherford and Miss Lavina Pate were married, Rev. R. E. Telford tying the nuptial knot.
There were assembled only immediate relatives of the bride and groom and Misses Robbie Travis and Mrs. Barlow Roberts. The names of the relatives present are: Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Folsom, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Clower, and Messrs. J. W. Standley and Kittrel Pate; Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Rutherford and Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Fiquet; Mr. and Mrs. J. L. C. Pate, Mrs. Ga. A. Pate, Misses Ida and Nellie Folsom.
The bride was handsomely gowned in white mousilin over white silk, bridal veil, fastened with bouquets in the hair; she carried a bouquet of white roses, carnations, and smilax. The maids, Misses Soulie Pate and Robbie Travis, were gowned as follows: Miss Pate in pink mousilin over pink taffeta, with bouquet of pink and white carnations; Miss Travis in blue liberty silk over blue satin, with cream roses and white carnations. The groom was dressed in conventional black.
Mrs. Barlow Roberts, in her adept manner, played the Lohengrin wedding march.
After the ceremony and congratulations light refreshments were served and the guests departed.
Yesterday at noon the parents of the groom, Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Rutherford, tendered a dinner to the newly wedded pair which was great enjoyed and appreciated.
Mr. Rutherford is a most excellent young man, has lived in Caddo only a little over a year and has gained many friends and has been elected cashier of the Tribal Bank & Trust Co. Miss Pate has lived a number of years in Caddo, is connected with some of the best families in the Choctaw Nation and is a charming young lady. Their many friends join The Herald in wishing them a happy voyage through life.
They will make their home in Caddo and will be at home on West Buffalo Street.