Saturday 15 Nov 1919, Port Rowan lost two more of her popular
young ladies, when Edna M. Snook, youngest daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Louis Snooks, became the bride of George C. Barnes, and May
Palmerston, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Palmerston,
became the wife of Bailey Kelly, only son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Kelly
The brides are cousins. The grooms
have both recently returned from overseas.
The happy couples were married in
Toronto, the former by the Rev. A. I. Terryberry, Methodist
minister, at 2.15 p.m. while the latter were married by Rev. Dr.
Graham, Baptist minister, at 1.20 p.m.
After the ceremonies the party was
given a very dainty luncheon by Mrs. Earl Slack, an aunt of the
They left later for Niagara Falls,
Buffalo and St. Catharines, the brides wearing navy serge suits
and black hats. Mrs. Barnes wore a beautiful set of black fox
furs, the gift of the groom, and Mrs. Kelly wore red fox furs, the
groom's gift in this instance being a beautiful pearl necklace.
The best of good wishes go with
them from a host of friends in Port Rowan and vicinity. They will
live in Toronto on their return.