HILL-HARBIS, The Okain'e BayTohnrch was ailed to l overflowing on Juue 9th, the ooc»sion,being the marriage of Miss Gladys Harris to Mr F J, Hill. The bide was born anil brought up in Okain's Bay, and by her wi'hngnesi to help on all ocoasions. has made herself muoh endeared to a large oirele of friends, the result being that there was a Urge gathering on the occasion of her marrieee. The bridegroom, who cornea from Victoria, carried on the bakery business in Akiroft J for some time where he made many friends. The wedding ceremony was performed by the Rev. Wilkinson. The bride, who w«s given away by her father, Mr Silas Harris, wore a white satin dress handsomely trimmed with silk lace and insertion. She also wore the conventional veil and orange blossoms, end carried a bridal bouquet. Ehe was accompanied by one bridesmaid, Mies Mary Ware, cousin of the bride, who wore a cream crepe de chine dress relieved with pink streamers and cream hat to match, She also oarried a bouquet.. Mies Hasel Richfield and Mies Mason, flower girls, wore wMte embroidered frooks with pale blue rosettes and streamers with pretty eilk bats, and carried horse shoes of vhite flowers, All wore brooches, gifts of the bridegroom. Mr Leo Harris acted as beet man. St. John's Churoh, Okain'e, had been speoially decorated for the wedding service by the bride's girl friends. The marriage service was a fully ohoral one, Miss Moore officiating at the organ. After the ceremor* the bridal party motored down to the toons? of the bride's parents, l where the weddino breakfast was set out, and after partaking of all the good things, the cake was out. The toast of the King waa duly honoured. The Rev. Wilkineon propoeed the health ol the bride »nd groom Hβ s»id that he bad known the bride ever since ho was in the district, and spoke of the god work and assistance she had given in all ehuroh mat. ters, being organist, and he hoped thf* would have a happy and prosperous time be" fore them. Mr Hill thanked them on behalf ?J «, w ' fe * nd himself for their kind wiebs: Mr W. Giddens proposed the heiltb of it t bndeamaidi. Mr Leo. Harrie briefly re" eponded on their behalf. Mr B W Herri, proposed the health o! the brido and brid». groom's paaenta, Mr Silas Harris reeponding After several more toasts were honoured* *v sVWr ssss- "-s ■%% The residentßand friends Vere entertained where one and all thoroughly enjoyeS th,m
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WEDDING., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915
WEDDING. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3472, 6 July 1915
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