April 12, 1899
Mr. J. K. Willet will be married to Miss Mary Smith this forenoon at the country home of the bride’s mother near El Dorado, Ark., he having left yesterday upon that felicitous mission. Immediately after the marriage the happy twain will leave for this place where they are expected to arrive this afternoon. Of Mr. Willet little is necessary to be said, be being a longtime resident and prominent business man of this place., is well and favorably known throughout the parish. Miss Smith, whom he takes as his bride, is a charming young woman, connected with one of the best known families of Southern Arkansas and in every way worthy of him. To Mr. and Mrs. Willet both of whose friendship it has been our privilege and good fortune to enjoy for several years, we extend congratulations and cordial good wishes. — Homer Clipper, 5th inst.