On Wednesday, at high noon, Miss
Gertrude Ileta, second daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Garnham of
Guysboro, was united in marriage to Albert E. Swinn.
The interesting ceremony was
performed at the home of the bride by Rev. W. G. Fagan of Corinth, in
the presence of about 80 guests from Tillsonburg, Aylmer, Port Burwell,
Fairground and other points.
bride looked charming in a becoming gown of taupe taffeta, with
georgette overdress embroidered in gold, and veil caught with orange
blossoms. She carried a beautiful shower bouquet of bridal roses.
She was attended by her sister,
Miss Vera, who wore a charming gown of sand-colored satin.
The bridal party stood beneath
an arch of evergreens and chrysanthemums, the Lohenergrin wedding march
being played by Mrs. Charles Birdsall, sister of the groom, who also
rendered Robin's Return" during the signing of the register.
The groom's gift to the bride
was a sunburst of pearls with diamond centre, to the bridesmaid and
pianist pearl broaches and to the groomsman gold cuff links.
A buffet lunch was served by
girl friends of the bride, after which Mr. and Mrs. Swinn left for
Tillsonburg amid showers of confetti, etc.
They boarded the evening train
for a honeymoon trip to St. Thomas and western points, and on their
return will reside on the groom's farm, west of Mabee.