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MARRIAGE OF LIEUTENANT A ROMER WYNN
MARRIAGE OF LIEUTENANT A. ROMER WYNN, (Montgomeryshire Yeomanry), of Rug Hall, Corwen. St. Mary's Church, Northrepps, was on Saturday afternoon the scene of a very pretty wedding, between Lieut. Arthur HornerW ynn, second son of the late Hon. C. H. Wynn and Mrs. Wynn, of HÙg, Corwen, and Miss Gladys Catherine Gurney, youngest daughter of the late Mr. R. H. J. Gurney and Mrs. Gurriev, or Northrepps, Hall, Northampton. j The Church was decorated with cop pet- beach and tiger lilies, while from its tower the flag floated gaily in the breese. A canvas awning was erected and crimson felt laid from the entrance gate to 'the porch, and from thence up the central aisle to the chancel steps the floor was green carpeted. Durmg the service a brilliant burst uf sunshine bathed in light all within the church. It still further enhanced and gave a yet more perfect setting to a scene, of which the presence in the bridal train of eight little children—girls and. hoys —most picturesq udy aL;red, was- the more striking. Second Lieutenain Charles Wynn, 9th Lancers, brother of the bridegroom, was best man. The officiating clergy were the Rev. Rosslyn Brace, D.D. (brother-in-law. of the bride), Canon Wbosnam (Chaplain to the Welsh Brig-de), the Rev. A. G. Blyth (Rector of Northrepps), and the Rev. L. C. Carr (Hec- tor of Overstrand). The bride, who was given away by her brother, Major Quintin E. Gur- ney (Kind's Own Royal Regiment, Norfolk yeomanry), was preceded up the aisle by the clergy and surphced choir. She wns attbed in a soft white satin wedding gown of Juliet design, caught ja "it the waist with orange blossom,, the long sleeves ending in a pomt over the hand, the corsage filled in with lace. The veil, old Brussels lace encircled by a myrtle wreath, was the same as worn by her mother at her wedding Her ornament was a pearl necklace, and shï1 carried a -heat' of pale pink tiger lilies. Eight juveniles attended her a* bridesmaids and page boys.. They were Miss R halo a Bruce and Master Merlin Bruce (nuce and nephew of the bride) Miss Francis- Lloyd Roberts (niece of the bride- groom) Miss Barbtra Water field, Miss Pene- lope Waterfielki, Miss Philida Waterfield, and Master John Rugglea Brisc and Master Tom Barclay (cousins of the bride). The little girls wore white Shantung silk smocks with wreaths of autumn vine leaves. Their presents were pink cordelia pendants on platinum chain. The pages were also in smocks with white sucola belts, and each child carried gladioli. The hymns sung were Let all men praise the Lord," Oh perfect love," and May the Nlr. Greeii tiou?,o grace of God our Saviour." Mr. Greenhouse Al'it presided at the organ. During the sign- ing of the register Mr. Benson and Master Warden gave an excellent rendering of" Love Divine." After the ceremony several relatives and intimate friends returned to Northrepps Hall to congratulate Lieutenant and Mrs. Romer Wynn. A triumphal arch at the entrance to the grounds had in green on white the words God Bless the Bride and Bride- groom and Much Happiness to Both Later in the day the happy couple left for their honeymoon, the bride's travelling (iress being of dark green gimbebing with tete de negre at the wrist, she also wore a tete de negre hat. The occasion was celebrated at Rug by the firing of cannons, etc. The presents received were numerous, handsome and costly.
CORWEN DISTRICT NOTES
CORWEN & DISTRICT NOTES. Our Soldiers are splendid, and so are our Sailors. A Lecture will be given in the Assembly Rooms next Monday evening, at 7-3,0, in-aid of the British and Foreign Sailors Society. Mr.H M.Farri, of Holyhead (Mission- ary and Deputation Agent), will address the Meeting. Chairman—Dr. Walker. All are cordially invited to attend. The new Rector of Llangar (Cynwyd), the Rev. D. M. Rees, will be inducted into the living on Friday next, September 10th. The service will be in English. An open-air Service is to be held in Llangar Churchyard, or inside the Old Church should it not be ifne, on Sunday afternoon next, at 3 j o'clock. Private W. E. Batten l/7th R.WF. (late of the Adsain Office) writes stating that Sergt. Tom Oswald Davies was killed while leading his platoon into action at the Sulva Bay Fight in GallipolL Sergt. Davies' mother was officially notified of his death on Sunday. Private Robert Williams writes stating that they killed two snipers who were up a tree. When the bodies were examined they were found to be those of two young women about 19 years of age. The bodies were painted green, also their rifles too were painted the same coli ur. A large amount of British money was found on the bodies which were riddled with bullets. The money must have bien taken from the dead bodies of British Soldiers. Look out for the Great Drapery Sale at Bon Marche, Corwen., Commencing shortly. Bostock and Wombwell's magnificent co1- lection of wild, forest, and performing animals visit Corwen to-morrow (Wednesday).
Y RHYFEL. (THE WAK) I CIPDREM. Y mae criw bad-tanforawl Prydeinig wedi cyflawn-j gwrhydri na welwyd ei d'-byg era liawer dvdd o ran beiddgarweh. Glaniasant rneWll lie arbennig yng Nhulfor Ismid, oddeutu wvth milltir ar hug-ain o Gaercystenyn ac ymosodasant ar bout ffordd haiarn hwysIg, a gwnaethant i ffwrdd a'r gwylwyr, y rbai mae'n amlwg a synasant gryn dipin p;in wel- Slmt yr ymosodwyr beiddgar yn codi o'r dyfnder. Ceisiodd y mor-iilwyr ehwythu pont gyda dynameit, ond yn oi y ncwyddion a ddaetb. :oddiyno.ni bvyddasant i'w Jiwyr ddinistdo." Dychvvelodd criw y bad-tani'orawl yn ddiogel., Nos Sadwrn tarawyd y llong-n,ger" Hesper- ian," 9,599 o dnnellí, oedd ar (d morduitb o. Lerpwl i Montreal, gyda thorp?do, pan oedd i'r de-orllewin 0 Fastuet. Glaniwvd nifer mawr o'r teithwyr. Yr oedd ugain ohonynt wedi'caei eu hanafu. Tarawyd y llong yn ymyl y bow ac fe suddodd am 6-30 boreli ddoe (Llun). Nifer y teithwyr ar y bwrdd oedd 314, und y mae bron yr oil wedi eu hachub.
ICORWEN TERRITORIALS MISSING
CORWEN TERRITORIALS MISSING.. Official News was receive i at Corwen this (Tuesday) morning-that the following Corwen Territorials are missing since Aug. 10th in Gailipoii — Private J. H. Roberts, Queens' Square, Corwen, oloest son of Mr and Mrs J Lewis Roberts. Private Robert Williamf, Crown Telf" Corwen, eldest son of Mr Evan Williams, ostler, Qiowa Hotel. Wounded. Serg't. Alfred Pearce, tecoad son of Mr and'Mrs Pearce, Tawelf tii, Corwer, who is now in hospital at Alexandria, Egypt. The above are ill tile .tiiBitt, R.W.F. The total number of cas.mLti( s in the Cor- wen half-company repoite 1 up-to date are as follows 1 killed z missing and five wounded.
Employment Wanted. YOUNG MAN (23), intelligent, adaptable, seeks position in this district for reasons of health. Ineligible for Army. At pre- sent good situation, Manchester. Fluent. Welsh and English. G.E., j) "Adsain" Office.