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WEDDINGS OF THE WEEK.

STEEL—BIDDICK.

A pretty Vedding was solemnised in St. Matthew's Anglican Church, Morrinsville, on' Wednesday, when" Miss Edna Steel, eldest daughter o'f Mr. and Mrs. C J< Steel, of Morrinsville, wag married to Mr. Edgar Biddick, of Hamilton, ; son of Mrs. and the late Mr. - Biddickj.of Wanganui. The Rev. F. W. Wilkes performed the ceremony. The wore a beautiful dress of white, satin charmeuse with a single flounce and; silver streamers flowing from a shoulder piosy. Her flowing veil was of white tulhv while a bouquet of white roses and maidenhair fern was carried. The bride supported by three bridesmaids: Miss Olga Mortensen, of Te Kuiti,wore a blue frilled georgette, frock, Miss-Myrtle Steel was in lavender georgette, smocked at the waist with pink, aiid Miss' Olive Steel, pale pink georgette frilled with pink roses. All wore dainty .headdresses of tulle with sequins and leaves, and carried bouquets of spring flowers. The best man was Mi\ J.. H. • Riddick, : of Ngaruawahia, and the groomsmen,, were Messrs. W. Apted (Te Kuiti)- and R. Steel (Morrinsville). . . ~ ' ; •' FREELAND—MACKENZIeV, • A pretty wedding took place at'-the Church of the Holy Sepulchre last, Wednesday evening, when Mae Gordon, only daughter of Mrs. J. C. Mason and -ithe late Mr. C. G. Mackenzie, became the wife of John George, eldest'son of Mrs. and the late Captain J. l Freeland, i of Mount Albert. The Rev. G.' Gordon Bell officiated. The bride, who entered the church on the arm of her brother, Mr. H. C. Mackenzie, looked charming in a flared gown of ivory satin beaute, finished with diamante buckle,' and wore silver shoes. Her tulle veil " was daintily arranged with sprays of'orange blossoms and she carried, a, shower bouquet of white flowers. The • bridesmaids were Miss . Betty- Gribbon, ; V a frock of pale pink crepe de chine," with headdress of tulle to tone,'.with-a r bouquet of pink flowers, and Miss Wynne Freeland, in a frock of palej blue 'satiin, with headdress to tone,- and a bouquet of blue flowers. Mr. Robert; Freelaind attended his brother as best.:man and Mr. Arnold Porteous as A reception was held afterwards .< at' Morningside, where the hostess, Mrs.\J.}C. Mason, received her guests in-a gown-of blue silk bengaline, with ecru lace:trimmings. ■ - : "•'. ■ ' : ;

BOULD—MARTIN, v/' The marriage was celebrated at. the Presbyterian Manse, Rotorua,, on Wed-, nesday evening of Miss .Margaret (Peggy) Martin, second daughter of Mrs". M. Martin and the late.Mr. J. Martin, of Rotorua and Scotland, to Mr. Robert James Bould, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. F. Bould, late of Rotorua. The Rev. A. C. Randerson officiated. The bride, who was given away by her brother, Mr. James Martin, wore a charming frock of champagne crepe de chine, with reseda green hat, trimmed with velvet.to tone, and she carried;a prayer book. She was attended by .Miss K. Kingon as bridesmaid, who. wore a dainty frock of mushroom brown jersey yelour, with henna hat. • Mr. Claude Tattersall was best man.. After the ceremony, a reception was held at the Anzac Tea Rooms, where the decoratjohs were 'bowls of beautiful mauve • irises, violets and mauve ribbons.. Mrs.- Martin, mother of the bride, wore a handsome frock of navy satin beaute, with hat, to match. The guests present were: Mr. and Mrs. James Martin, Mr. E>,: Martin, Mr. A. Martin, Mr. T. Martin, Mr. and Mrs. A. Catt, Miss Lineen, Miss McMeekin, Mr. and Mrs. Shielsj ,'Miss J. Shiels, Miss P. St. Clair, Mrs. Rickman, Miss V. Rickman, Miss Lake, Mr: flowden. ■ ' ' ■•; ■■'. 'J. -.. OWEN—HOWARTH. : j The marriage of Margaret May, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Howarth, of Kohimarama, and Clifford, only son of Mrs. S. Owen, of St. Helier's Bay, was solemnised at St. Phillip's Church, St. Helier's Bay, on Saturday afternoon. The Rev. C. Houchen officiated. Entering the church with, her father, the bride wore ivory georgette over, white satin. The deep hem >was' of silver lace, with sprays of orahge; blossom and lily of the valley at the waist and on the shoulder. The filmy tulle veil had a band of silver embroideries and was held in place by three strands, of orange buds and silver lace. ~ She carried a shower bouquet of white flowers with tulle and silver streamers. The bride's two sisters, Gladys and Violet Howarth, were, frocked respectively in briar rose pink and Alice blue georgette. The frocks were .flounced to the waist with silver ribbons from the shoulders and round the 'waist.. Silver tissue headdresses and shower, bouquets of pink and blue flowers were carried. The little flower girl, Isabel Cramer-Roberts, was in primrose.; satin with overdress of spotted net and weraths of rosebuds, the page b,oy, Billy Howarth, wearing a blue suit and white silk jumper. Mr. Keith. Wilton "was. best man and Mr. Leslie .-■: Howarth groomsman. The reception was at the bride's home, Grove Park, Kohimarama. Mrs. Howarth wore navy blue crepe fleuri with fawn lace flounce, blue and fawn hat. Mrs. T. Howarth (grandmother) was in black satin and a fawn coat with a black hat; Mrs. Chanley, the bridegroom's sister, wore.a fawn ensemble suit an<* fawn hai. :;>■

LONSDALE—HEAD. :-" A dainty bride was Brenda Mary, youngest daughter of Mr. R. D. Head, of Basset t Road, Remuera, on Saturday evening, when she was married to James, only son of Mr., and Mrs. T. Waller Lonsdale, of Marton. The service was held at St. Luke's Church, Remuera, and the Rev. Thompson performed the ceremony. ■'. The bride entered the church with her father, and wore a beautiful .frock of ivory . chiffon. The skirt, wlich' was much longer at the back, had' flowers embroidered in silver, and ai trail of glistening roses was worn on .the shoulder. Brussells net, interwoven with silver, was used for the veil and train, a coronet of orange blossom holding it in place. She carried a shower bouquet of white roses, with Silver streamers. The bride's sister, Miss Adeline Head, was in attendance, 'her frock...being of Air Force blue and silver lame, the skirt having small frills •of' georgette to waist. Petalled tulle and silver flowered headdress was worn, and she carried a pink bouquet of roses and carnations. Little Muriel Blott was the flower girl,' in a Kate Greenaway frock of ivory crepe de chine, embossed in" silver flowers and a mob cap of pink tulle and wreath of rosebuds. A silver basket of flowers was carried. The duties of best man were carried out by Mr. Stuart: Robertson. The wedding supper, which was held at Miss Aitkenhead's new reception room, was arranged in pink and silver. Mrs. E. B. Vaile, •the bride's aunt, received the guests in afsilver grey crepe marocain, embroidered in; tangerine. The bridegroom's mother wore a cigar brown silk crepe fleuri, hat tot tone; Miss Lonsdale was in nut brown silk marocain, brown hat.

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Auckland Star, Auckland Star, Volume LX, Issue 153, 1 July 1929

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WEDDINGS OF THE WEEK. Auckland Star, Volume LX, Issue 153, 1 July 1929

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