Jerseyville United Church was the scene of a pretty wedding on Saturday, June 11th, at 3 p.m., when Helene Lorene Wood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wood, of Jerseyville, became the bride of John Edgar Schott, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter D. Schott, Grimsby Beach. The double ring ceremony was performed by Rev. Hartley Watts, the church being decorated for the occasion with peonies, iris and lupins.
The bride, given in marriage by her father, was gowned in white slipper satin with sweetheart neckline, long sleeves pointed over the hands, full skirt extending into a long train, fingertip veil held in place by an orange blossom headdress. She carried a cascade bouquet of gardenias, lily of the valley and rosebuds.
Mrs. Charles Billings, matron of honour, a cousin of the bride, wore peach taffeta with matching headdress, and blue carnations. The bridesmaids, Mrs. Harold Wood, sister-in-law of the bride, and Mrs. Ronald White, aunt of the groom, were gowned alike in blue taffeta. They carried yellow carnations.
The groom's attendant was his brother, Harold Schott, and the ushers were Harold Wood, brother of the bride, and Daniel Quill, both of Hamilton.
Members of the Women's Association catered for the reception in Jerseyville Hall, at which 75 guests were present, the bride and groom leaving afterwards for Temagami. On their return they will reside at 27 Fife St., Hamilton.
Out of town guests came from Detroit, Toronto, Hamilton, Grimsby Beach, Niagara Falls, Kitchener.
The wedding music was played by Alex. Urquhart, and the soloist was Mrs. Thelma Urquhart, both of Hamilton.
The bride's mother was gowned for the occasion in Grecian blue with dark accessories, with corsage of pink rosebuds. The groom's mother wore grey with navy accessories, with corsage of red rosebuds.
The bride travelled in a navy blue gabardine suit with navy and white accessories, and wore a corsage of white carnations.