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A vary pretty wedding took plaoe at First Church, Tay Street, luveroargill, on Weduesday uiuriiiug at 11.30, wjben Aunic Mary, seeoud daughter of Mrr and Mrs VV. J. Irwio, of Mataura, was married to Robert Evan, second sou of the late Mr aud Mrs B. Gibbou, Nightcaps, the Rev. J. Lawsou Robinson officiating- The bride, who was giveu away by her father, waa charmiugly trucked iv ivory satin charuianche with a tubular flounce of gold tissue iv front. Uer tulle veil was arranged with a cotouet of orauge blossoms -aud she woregold brocaded shoes. Hor bridesmaid, her sister Isa, wore a very pretty saxe blue gerugette frock with gold trirumiugs, and a hat to watch with xold tissue orowo Huißhed oil with a striking leather mount of powder blue. The flower-girl, Elsie Irwiu, the bnde'B youugest sister, looked sweet m au apricot crepe ileuri frock aud black georgette hat with apricot ribbon bow. The bride, bridesmaid aud flowergirl each carried shower bouquets of white asters and maidenhair fern adorned with silver etreatuers. The bridegrocm was supported by Mr James Stuart, of Brydoue. After the ceremony tlie guests adjourned to thu Federal, where the breakfast was set, the usual toasts being honoured aud many congratulatory telegrams wero received. The brido'a mother wore a navy tailored costume aud uavy hat with a scarlet mouut aud she also wore a black marabout. Mr aud Mrs R. E. Gibbon left by the express on their honeymoon trip to the north. They will reside iv luverpar^ill cv thoir returu. A reception was held after the happy couple had left by the express, Mies Elsie i puuoau, of Mataura, being al the piauo. Mica Eleie Irwiu sang, and there were other enjoyable itenie. . ' f The. weddiug party exchanged gifts as follows : The bride gave the bridegroom a dressiug , case ; the bridegroom gave the bride a fur coat, the bridesmaid a gold bangle, the flower-girl a circular gold brooch, and the beat man a silver-mounted walking stick,

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Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume XX, Issue 1024, 31 March 1925

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GIBBON—IRWIN. Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, Volume XX, Issue 1024, 31 March 1925