A quiet but pretty wedding
was solemnized Wednesday, 10 Dec 1917 at high noon, when Elsie, the
only daughter of Mrs. R. Rider, was united in marriage to Lorne, the
only son of Mr. W. Shaw.
The wedding took place in
the home of the bridegroom's aunt, Mrs. [Threau] Mace.
The bride looked very
becoming in a gown of white silk and georgette crepe, and carried a
boquet of American Beauty roses and lilies of the valley.
She was attended by Miss
Elsie Tales of Galt, who looked very dainty in a gown of shantung
silk and carried a boquet of pink and white carnations, while the
groom was attended by Mr. Frank Collins of St. Thomas.
The Rev. E. R. Fitch
performed the ceremony in the presence of immediate relatives and
After the ceremony the
guests adjourned to [the home of] the
bridegroom's aunt, Mrs. Harriett Abrams, where a most sumptuous
dinner was served.
Many costly presents were
received by the young people.