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A wedding of wide interest took place on Saturday afternoon at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul, when Lieutenant Henry Edward Martin Williams, N.Z.M.C., elder son of Dr. and Mrs. E. H. Williams, Dunedin, married Miss'Valmai Maudsley, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Maudsley, Wellington. Miss Joan Maudsley, the bride's sister, and Miss Mollie Bishop, were the bridesmaids, the bridegroom's brother, Second-Lieutenant Miles WilIliams. was best man. The groomsman was Mr. Michael Oliver, and Lieutenant J. Borrie and Lieutenant J. Mead, of Dunedin, were ushers. Canon D. J. Davies performed the ceremony. Pieces of exquisite Honiton lace, I which were given to the bride by Mrs. Howard Johnson and which had formed part of Mrs. Johnson's wedding gown, were let into the bodice of the bride's beautiful gown of finest cream net. Her billowy veil was of the same net and was held to her head by a small coro- | net of the lace, and pinned in the bodice of her gown was a tiny sprig of orange blossom and forget-me-not and a pearl brooch which had been worn by her mother on her wedding day. The bridesmaids, who wore j frocks of cream organdie with a wide insertion of heavy cream lace in the skirts, had sprigs of lily-of-the-valley tucked into their hair at the back and their floral fans of lily-of-the-valley were the same as that carried by the bride except that theirs had a base of lily-of-the-valley and the bride's had cream orchids. Stately arum lilies were grouped by the chancel steps and on the altar there were cream irises. The reception was held at the Hotel Waterloo in a private room, where* azaleas in lovely shades ranging from gold to apricot and mixed with branches of tender green flowering elm, were arranged in bowls against the- cream walls. The hostess, Mrs. Maudsley, wore a dusky pink ensemble with black accessories and the bridegroom's mother wore a black and peacock blue ensemble. Miss -Barbara Williams, the bridegroom's sister, was among the guests. ■ . ■ The bride travelled in an oasis blue frock with black accessories and fox furs.

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OF WIDE INTEREST Evening Post, Volume CXXX, Issue 97, 21 October 1940

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