"The Maples," home of Mr.
and Mrs. John McKim of South Middleton, was the scene of a pretty June
wedding on Wednesday,
16 Jun 1920, when their only daughter, Vera Marguerite, was united in
matrimony to Mr. T. Clare Kelly, son of Mr. and Mrs.
J. E. Kelly of Glen Meyer, Rev. A. Rimington of Courtland officiating.
At 12 o'clock, to the strains of
the Lohengrin Wedding March, played by Mrs. F. R. Flood of Tillsonburg,
the bride entered the room, leaning on the arm of he father, and took her
place under an arch of ferns, banked with roses. She looked charming in a
gown of white silk crepe de chine and lace and pearl trimmings, and wore a
bridal veil caught up with orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of
carnation and roses.
Mr. Austin Kelly, brother of
the groom, acted as groomsman. Little Misses Arlie and Ena Kelly, sisters
of the groom, made dainty little flower girls, dressed in white frocks
trimmed with blue satin ribbon, carrying baskets of ferns and June
The presents were numerous among
them being several cheques and a dining room suite from the bride's
After the ceremony, about 40
guests, immediate relatives, repaired to the dining room, where a
sumptuous repast was served by four girl friends of the bride, Misses
Clara and Bessie Wittet, Winnifred Fines and Gertude McCaffery, the table
decoration being pink and white.
Amid showers of confetti, the happy
couple left on a honeymoon to points east, the bride travelling in a gray
silk dress, with rose trimmings. On their return, Mr. and Mrs. Kelly will
reside east of Glen Meyer
The bride was one of the most
popular young ladies in the vicinity and best wishes follow here her to
her new home. -- Tillsonburg News.