One Wednesday, 28 Aug
1901, the home of Mrs. Geo. Elseffer was the scene of a happy
gathering, it being the occasion of the marriage of her neice,
Miss Edith Sovereign to Mr. Henry Crabb of Simcoe, formerly of
this place. The ceremony was performed by Rev. W. H. Haviland of
Precisely at six o'clock
p.m., the wedding party entered the parlor, which was prettily
decorated with bunting and flowers, and took their places under a
beautiful horseshoe of cedar and asters, back of which was banked a
profusion of luxuriant plants and ferns.
The bride was given away by
her brother, Mr. Ed. Sovereign of Saginaw, Michigan; the wedding
march being played by Miss Hattie Thomas of Mount Pleasant.
The bride looked very
charming, being attired in a gown of white organdie with trimmings
of white satin ribbon and lace insertion. She carried a boquet of
The groom was ably supported
by his brother, Mr. Albert Crabb. Miss Rena Slaght of Simcoe was
maid of honor and carried the ring in a basket of flowers.
After the ceremony and
congratulations, the guests to the number of 60 were invited to the
dining room, where a dainty wedding tea was served. At this time a
message of congratulations was received from Messrs. Northway,
Anderson & Falls of Simcoe, the groom being one of their staff.
The bride was the recipient
of many beautiful and costly presents, showing the high esteem in
which she is held by her many friends.
Mr. and Mrs. Crabb were
driven to Simcoe the same evening, where they intend to reside. The
bride's going away gown was of fawn cashmere with silk trimming and
white silk waist.
Among the guests from a
Mr. and Mrs. E. Sovereign of Saginaw,
Mr. and Mrs. W. Moore of Sarnia,
Mr. and Mrs. C. Slaght of Simcoe,
Mrs. and Miss Keys and Mr. Keys of Paris,
and Miss Hattie Thomas of Mount Pleasant.