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1923 - Malanda, Queensland, Australia

The following notes are taken from newspaper: "The Cairns Post", Queensland, 1923.

1923: (Published Wednesday 31st January 1923): in the Cairns Post, MALANDA, Queensland, Australia.

On Saturday, the 13th of January (1923), the marriage of Mr. Edgar Arnold, to Miss Iris Crimlisk, of Yungaburra, was celebrated at the R. C. Church, the Rev. Father Downey officiating.

The bride entered, the church on the arm of her father, who gave her away, and wore a handsome frock of white crepe-de-chine, with an overdress of georgette, prettily trimmed with beading. The bridal veil was embroidered with tulle, being arranged Dutch cap fashion, a beautiful bouquet of asparagus fern and white roses being carried, which was presented by Miss Mary McClay, a friend of the bride.

The bride's sister, Miss Lillian Crimlisk occupied the position of bridesmaid and was prettily attired in a white georgette frock with touches of blue, a hat of p'd gold lace, trimmed with blue bordered silk, and also wore a gold "Princess Mary" bangle, the gift of the bridegroom, the bouquet being of pink roses and asparagus fern. The bridegroom was supported by the bride's brother, Mr. James Crimlisk.

The church was prettily decorated by friends of the bride.

The wedding breakfast was held at the home of the bride's parents where about 40 guests sat down to the table. The wedding cake was a three tier and was the work of Mr. C. Sadlier.

The presents were numerous and costly, and included many cheques. The bride was presented with a handsome silver cruet by the "Sunshine Club" of which she had been treasurer for some years. The happy couple left by car for Atherton, catching the train for Cairns and Double Island, where the honey- moon is being spent. The bride's going away dress was of peacock blue crepe-de-chine, relieved with steel beads, and oriental silk and also wore a hat to match of blue and silver trimmings.

The bridegroom's present to the bride was a handsome dressing case. The bride's present to the bridegroom, was a set of Xylonite military hair brushes. Their future home will be at Millaa Millaa.

Sources: Australia Trove.