At Willow Dale Farm, Yonge Street, the home of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Patterson, a very pretty wedding was solemnized on January 1st at 3:00 p.m. when their daughter, Mary E. (Mayme) was united in marriage to Wm. Springstead. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. Alex Wilson of Smithville, under an arch of evergreen and holly.
The bride entered the room on the arm of her father to the strains of the wedding march, played by Miss Mabel Secor. She was becomingly attired in an embroidered voile gown with crystal trimmings, over white satin. She wore the wedding veil and orange blossoms and carried a bouquet of white carnations and maidenhair fern. Miss Eva Srpingstead, in a pretty gown of white organdie over pink silk, was bridesmaid. She carried a bouquet of pink carnations and fern.
Two daintily dressed little maidens, Misses Mary Donaldson and Mary Patterson, were respectively flower girl and ring bearer. After the ceremony, the guests, some 70 in number, repaired to the dining room to the tastefully prepared wedding supper. The rooms were decorated with the holiday decorations, holly, evergreens, etc.
The bride was the recipient of many beautiful and costly presents. showing the esteem in which the young couple are held.
Mr.and Mrs. Springstead left on the 7:30 train for Hamilton. From there they will go to Coral and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and their trip will be of several weeks' duration.
The many friends of Mr. and Mrs. Springstead join in wishing them every prosperity and joy which this life affords.