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STALEY-McAULIFFE WEDDING
North Vernon Sun - January 17, 1929
    A beautiful wedding was solemnized at 9:30 last Thursday morning at Solemn High Mass at the church of The Natifity at Pleasant Ridge, Cincinnati, when Miss Mary H. Staley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Alonzo Staley of Pleasant Ridge, became the bride of Mr. Richard McAuliffe, son of Dr. and Mrs. D. L. McAuliffe of this city. Miss Bontzhoover, maid of honor, wore a becoming frock of rose chiffon and lace and wore a small rose bonnet of hair braid. The bride's maid, Miss Kuntz, wore a frock of rose taffeta, bouffant style she also wore a rose bonnet. Both the maid of honor and the bride's maid each carried a bouquet of pink rose buds and orchids.
    The bride was beautifully attired in a gown of ivory satin and tulle, with a beautiful train held, cap fashion, by lillies of the valley. She carried a white kid prayer book, from which hung streamers of white ribbon and lillies of the valley.
    The groom and his brother, Joseph, as best man, wore morning suits.
    Miss Houston of New York City sang Ave Maria followed by the quartett singing singing the St. Cecelia Mass, then to the strains of the Bridal Chorus by Wagner on the organ, the bride was led to the alter by her father, preceeded by the maid of honor and bride's maid, where she joined the groom. Father Dixon of Shelbyville, Father F. Doyle of Columbus, Father Flynn of Indianapolis, and Father Bartel of Cincinnati officiated.
    Following the wedding ceremony a wedding breakfast was served and a reception was held at the Cincinnati Club for the guests and then the happy couple motored to this city to spend the day with Mr. McAuliffe's mother who has been ill for several weeks. Thursday evening they left for a trip to New New Orleans. Mrs. McAuliffe, for the past two years, has been employed at the 5th and 3rd National Bank on Fourth Street in Cincinnati. Mr. McAuliffe is a graduate of Campion Preparatory School at Prairie Du Chien, Wis. and for a number of years attended school at St. Xavior's college in Cincinnati. At present he is employed in Indianapolis where he and Mrs. McAuliffe will reside.
    Those from this city who attended the wedding were Dr. D. L. McAuliffe and son Charles, and Miss Agatha Licking.

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