S LO AN .—BRAS S. A very pretty wedding was celebrated in St. John’s Church, Invercargill, on the 3rd inst-, the Ven. Archdeacon Stocker officiating, the contracting parties being Emily, second daughter of Mr P. Brass, of Tweed street, and Charles Robert, fourth son of the late William Sloan, of this town. The )sHde, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful cream merv. silk dress, trimmed with chiffon, and silk brain bollora, an embroidered tulle veil, and the usual orange blossoms - She wore a beautiful gold watch and chain—the gift of the bridegroom—and carried a very pretty shower bouquet. The bridesmaids were Misses Eva and Violet, sisters of the bride. They wore white silk dresses trimmod with insertion and val. lace, and wore very pretty picturesque hats, trimmed with forget-me-nots and roses. They carried shower bouquets, and wore a ring and pendant (gifts-of the bridegroom). The bride's mother wore a black silk broche dress and a pretty grey and mauve hat and feather boa. The bride’s gift to the bridegroom was a massive gold doxible albert. The best man was Mr J. A. Sloan, assisted by Master T. Groves. As the bridal party descended the steps of the church they were covered with showers of rice and confette.
In the evening about 160 relations and friends sat down to a splendid breakfast, which was set in Ashley’s Hall.
The Archdeacon proposed the toast of the evening, which was followed by the other customary toasts, after which the hall was soon cleared, and dancing was indulged in, interspersed with songs, till the small hours of the morning. The happy couple left for the Lakes on Thursday afternoon.
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Wedding Bells., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 2, 13 April 1907
Wedding Bells. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 2, 13 April 1907
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