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WEDDINGS.

—— *~ ONGLEY—LYNCH. There are few old residents of the Palmerston North dietrict who do not know Mr and Mrs J. Lynch, at one tinio farming on Foxton Line, then at Linton, and now enjoying their otiuni cum digmtate at "Kildare," Duke street, Palmerston North, where their grown-up and growing-up family have been receiving the benefits of the hard work their parents have gone through for many years. It therefore fohowed as a matter of course tha"t there was a large assemblage yesterday at the wedding of Miss i Nora Cnna Lynch, the second daughter, and Mr A. M. Ongley, barrister ; and solicitor, of Feilchng, who is widely known for his legal knowledge and Court advocacy as for his skill in every kind of manly sport and his straightforward actions as one of our '•City Fathers" on the Feilding Borough Council. _ The ceremony took place in St. Patrick s Catholic Church, which had been beautifiuiy decorated by girl iriends of the bride, tho celebrant being the Rev. Father Doolaghtv, assisted by the Rev. Father O'LVyer, of l< eliding, and the Rev. Father Iveogh, while the Wedding March wa s played by Mr Saivatore Cimino. The bride, who entered the church on her fathers arm, was exquisitely dressed in cream satin montaine, veiled with ivory silk niiion, caught up with handsome pearl ornaments, the sleeves of line lace, finished with pearl trimming. Tho veil was of beautifully embroidered tulle, and the shower bouquet of cream roses and maiden-hair fern completed an ensemble enhanced by the bride's goodlooks and fine carriage. There we-e our bridesmaids, all of whom must have been chosen for their charming looks the-two. elder ones, Miss Julia Lynch (cousin of the bride) and Miss Kyan (of 1 edding) in costumes of pale iMie crepe-de-chine, oriental trimmin" with sashes of white swansdown, and hats of black beaver with white ostrich plumes The younger ones—Miss Dolly Lynch (sister of the bride) and iYLiss Catherine Lynch (cousin of the bride)—wore dainty frocks of white hailstorm muslin, trimmed with Irish crochet, pale blue sashes and bows, and Juliette caps, and carried showor bouquets. Their two tiny maids—Doreen Groer (niece of the bride) and Kathleen Sciffert-who earned the bndo's train, were execeding y pretty m long cream satin frocks with floral muffs of blue satin and toi-Kct-uuMiots. Mr Robert Ongley of laihape, best man, and Mr A J' Ircvena, of Feikling, groomsman, carl lied out their duties without a hitch Tho bmlo's gift to the bridegroom was a solid leather suitcase and the bridegroom's gift to tho.bride was a set of American opossum furs, to the bridesmaids gold chains and pendants T rl* 1 pearls ' and S° ld brt «gles to tho 'little ones.

Mrs Lynch, mother of the bride, wore a handsome black silk embroidered voile, trimmed with silk fringe and laco, and toque* to match; Mrs G Grreer sister of the bride, black 1 paletot silk dress, relieved with white, and black tagel hat, with white plumes: while Miss Dorothea Ongley sister ot the groom, wore a grey vtlvet costume, with hat to matcE. Alter the ceremony the company, to the number of a hundred and fifty adjourned to "Ri'ldare," where ample accommodation was provided in a largo marquee on the lawn. The tables were tastefully decorated in a colour scheme or blue and white, a compliful ,sr° f ro ? m '« tennis club. The Mayor (Mr J. A. Nash) made a cnn able master of the ceremonies* and tho company enjoyed an exquisite wedding breakfast. The Rev. Father Uoolaghty proposed the health of the happy couple in felicitous terms, and Mr Ongley modestly acknowledged fw™«T pllD ? c ?, tS Pakl t0 Ilis ™*c an feded Mr" tribute spoke m high terms of the S teem m which held durin» their thirty years residence in tho district and the reputation they had earned as pioneer setters. Mr L Y nch repW. thanked their numSi i eicU tor so kmdly assisting in the la.v ; s celebrations The Rev?. Father md Af P ° sed th « health of Mr •lud Mis Ongloy, sonr., and compliIhev h \ &m °, n + the SP ' eildid fam «V they had brought- up. Mr R, Onglev is'rnr"f, C ] ged r the tdb H te on behalf o^ Ins I .vents. Jα proposing the toast of the bridesmaids. Mr Fred. Pirani sak was placet in a pleasant position r everyone had admired their tastc--lel Ml ? I V ° I damsels alld > on Delia tot the Feildmg section of r<-lt lot the bridegroom as a tnio sport in the best of the woid•»h .1 successful competitor in healthy fonv C ux/ m a~ 1 - oola Wye ' l aWyer ;md a BfaSSloiward public man. Mr A J TW m-!i^ 1X ' D Pi etl 011 , behali: of the bridesmaids, riiree cheers for the Mayor i concluded the proceedings 5 I Ibe wedding presents were mimer- * and costly, and included a nume, ot cheques for a large amount, a costly set of silver fish knives -.nd fork, from the Oroua Tennis (ful »»K I'ootball Club., a handsome baro- ' «u-r iron, the Feilding Cricket Clv The happy pair left for Marion en route to Rotorua by motor-car Ongley wearing a becoming ta i ormado costume of navy cloth, faced miV d ld doth nud buttons to match, witl! violet silk velvet hit satisfied wrth giving them a send-off of showers of confetti, some wag had Placed a huge placard on the bad of the car 'Must Married," and decorated it with old boots. Mr and Mrs Ongley w ui both have many good wishes in this and the Pajmerston district for their future weltare from those who respect md admire them for their excellent Q ua

DIXON—GORDON.

Miss Esther Gordon had a nrettv ™>nbow. wedding in St. Paul's xMetlS<li*t Church, Palmerston, when she was married to Mr Fred. Dixon of Buniiythorpe, by the Rev. Mr Speice. llie bride who was given away by her father, looked charming in a white billgown, trimmed with beautiful silk insertion, and ornamented with pearls ami she also wore the orthodox veil' and orange blossoms. The veil wai arustica'jly worked by Miss Barker, a friend of the bndo. She carried' a beautiful bouquet of white dahlias and asparagus. Her bridesmaids were, nrst Miss Grace Gordon, who we a pretty frock of salmon pink cashmere • second Miss Elsie Baker, who looked perfectly charming i n cmue radnmta and tlnrd, Miss Edna Gordon. wi>arm'r ?V ett - v empire dress of green J lie bridegroom was supported bv'Mr Ira (xoi-don aa best man, while Messrs Oliver Gordon and Jack Dear'lovo acted as groomsmen. After the ceremony, the party, about forty in number, wero the guests of the bride's parents. '

I?ERRY—DAVIE. At Kongomal on Monday last Miss Mary M Davie, second daughter of Mr and Mrs J. M. Davie, of Roiigomai, was married to Mr A. J Perry, son of Mrs J. Perry, of Kimboiton. Mies C. Davie was bridesmaid, and Mr H. H. Godfrey was best man.

STORRAR—BAKER. At Wesley Church yesterday, by the itev P W. Jones, the marriage was celebrated or Mr George A Storrar of Auckland, and Miss Elsie Baker, daughter of Mrs Baker, a well-known resident of Feijdjng. The bride wore a gow n of ivory satin autl silk Jaoe veiled with niiion and tne veil was arranged as a cap under, a chaplet of orange blossoms, fliiss P. Baker, tlio bridesmaid, wore a Jiajidsome dress of cream cloth Avifch fcrjinimngs or ermine, and a black 'iM av ? r .] iafc with a toucll of ermine, ihe bnde was also attendee! by little iUiss Bramwell—who woro a cream braided frock and black beaver hat banded wxth ermine—and Master L iickle m black velvet. The duties or best man wore carried out by Mr \'ouug. After the ceremony the quests wore received at the residence ol the bride's mother, where a lavish breakfast," V( -as aAvniting them. &k : l^d Ml " sim* [im - -w.«**».!«

vJ! , B . e n -Jacobsen and Miss Tar* umt (of \\nngamu) were quietly married- in JTeilding to-day The ceremony was perfo?med by the Rev

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WEDDINGS., Feilding Star, Volume VIII, Issue 2033, 27 March 1913

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