Etc. -- Clara Bancroft wed Walter Schuyler
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A lightly edited transcription of a page 9 article published in the 13 Jan 1920 Simcoe Reformer. 


A very pretty wedding took place on the evening of 15 Dec 1909, at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Bancroft, near Simcoe, when their daughter, Clara E., became the bride of Walter W. Schuyler of Townsend.

Promptly at seven o'clock the bride descended the stairs to the strains of the wedding march, beautifully rendered by Miss Dora McInally, and took her place before a bank of flowers and folage, where the ceremony was performed by Rev. Mr. [Kitobing], in the presence of about 50 guests.

The bride was gowned in white silk mull, and wore the customary bridal veil, and carried a shower bouquet of bridal roses.

Gladys, the bride's little sister, acted as flower girl, and wore blue silk mull, and carried a basket of pink and white carnations, while Kenneth Hyde, the groom's little nephew carried  the ring on a tray of flowers. 

After congratulations, all repaired to the dining room, where a wedding supper was partaken of; the tables were decorated with lovely asters and chrysanthemums.

The bride was the recipient of many useful and pretty presents -- the groom's gift to the bride being a gold watch and fob; to the pianist and little flower girl each a gold brooch, and to the ring bearer a stick pin.

The bride's travelling suit was of blue, with hat to match. The bride and groom left amid showers of rice  and confetti for the depot, where they took the train for Western cities to spend their honeymoon.

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