lE)lspiriting;.*ag - conditions yes'terdayiiaft^ttoQi}.. much" public -inr 1 terest was evjne^d in the wedding ofMiss I''Alicf>, . Maii<Je Draper, eighth . daughter^ df,-Mrs A. Draper, serir.," j. Spririglasids, to Captain jfit. E. Avery> } the popular adjutant of the Marl-- : borough Territorial area, in - the .. Church of the Nativity at 1.30 I o'clock. The Yen. Archdeacon Grace • I performed the mari-iage ceremony, i during which Miss Serena Rogers, ! A.T.CL. played "The Bridal March'/ from "'Lohengrin," Mendelssohn's . * 'Wedding. March '' and Guilliinpt's "Wedding March, on the organ and • the Tenth Mounted Regimental Band '.] rendered two triumphal selections, j I The,- biide, who was given away by 1 heiv brothel*, Mr J. Draper, was atI tireid in,- wMte duchess satin panelled ; with emb ; noKlered^silk lace and embel- , I lished wil.h M ,pearl" trimmings. The j train was of material, worked ( with true lovers' knots in' pearl. The ; bridal bouquet was composed princi- I pally of Christmas roses and maiden-j hair fern. Miss Elsie- Draper, sister ; of the -bride, was dreissed in shell pink | charmeuse with an overdress of; ninon to match, headed and trimmed; j ithe hat;was of .pink silk softened witn J
grey'ninon, and with floral trimmings and 4-giiey feather. She wore «. gold brooch, set with pearls, .diamonds and Tiibies—-a gift the bridegroom. The other bHdesmaids were: Miss Flo.. Penney, dressed in -pale--heliotrope charmeuse,with an over-dress oiTriinon j to.match, also relieved witTi cream lace^heliotrope hat, trimmed with flowers and white osprey; Misses May Wanden (niece of the bride) and Ida Sutherland (niece of the bridegroom), both wearing white hailstone muslin frocks, trimmed with Valenciennes j lace and insertion, lace hats, with | bunches of violets on each side, and (-silver girdles, each carrying shep- | herds' crooks with scarlet streamers; Misses Gladys Denby and Belle Draper (nieces of the bride), wearing white hailstone muslin frocks and Avhite bonnets trimmed with rosettes of Valenciennes lace and white ribbons, and carrying posies of violets and maidenhair fern with scarlet streamers. The elder bridesmaids carried similar bouquets with heliotrope Streamers. Mrs Draper (mother of : the bride) wore black brocaded silk; voile, a black hat trimmed with violets, and silver fox furs, while Mrs A very (mother of the bridegroom) was dressed in black silk relieved with cream overall lace, and wore a black hat with a white osprev. The bridegroom's presents to the subsidiary bridesmaids were as follows: Miss] Penney, gold brooch set with sap- j nhires, pearls and diamonds; Misses Wanrlen and. Sutherland, .gold brooches set with diamonds; and Misses Belle Draper and Denby, gold brooches. The bridegroom, who was in military ceremonial dress, was attended by'Mr N. Healey (Nelson) as best man, and Mr H. Wanden (Blenheim) as- groomsman. The reception was neld in. the Anglican Sunday school, 'and was of an enthusiastic nature. Mr and Mrs Avery, who were the recipients of many valuable presents, including several cheques, afterwards left by motor-oar for Nelson, wliere the honeymoon will be spent. The bride's travelling outfit was a navy "blue tailor-made costume, black velvet hat with champagne ostrich feathers, and a set of black fox furs.
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WEDDING., Marlborough Express, Volume XLVII, Issue 155, 3 July 1913
WEDDING. Marlborough Express, Volume XLVII, Issue 155, 3 July 1913
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