There was celebrated at St. Joseph's Church, Molong, at 10 o'clock, on Monday morning (the 26th inst.), a very pretty wedding, when Mr. Micheal Finucane, eldest son of Mr. Finucane (of Goolmar), was married to Miss Mary L. Gavin, second daughter of Mrs. John Brett (of Molong).
The Rev. Father Lawler performed the ceremony.
The bride, who was given away by her step father (Mr. J. Brett), wore a dainty little frock of white embroidered voile. The bodice was one of the latest fichu style, with paplum trimmings of Irish crotchett medal-
lions, and white satin sash drawn around the hips, knotted below knees, and finished with Orange blossoms and pearl ornaments. Her pretty white satin hat was veiled with tulle, and trimmed with white marguerites and white satin streamers, and she wore a string of pearls and carried two ivory bound prayer books in an ivory bag, from which were streamers of white satin ribbon with a spray of orange blossoms attached, gifts of the bride-
Miss " Toti" Gavin, as bridesmaid, wore a simple frock of white em- broidered Persian lawn, with white satin sash. Picture hat of white satin straw, trimmed with vieux rose roses, crown veiled with black areophane and black satin streamers. She carried a shower bouquet and wore a gold neck chain and cross, gifts of the bride-
Mr. Thomas Finucane (brother of the bridegroom) was best man.
The bride's present to the bride- groom was a handsome bound book entitled " The Treasury of Catholic
After the ceremony the immediate relatives of the happy couple were entertained at the residence of the bride's parents, after which Mr. and Mrs. Finucane left by the mid day train for their future home at Welling- ton. The bride travelled in a dress of coral pink voile, glace silk and chiffon trimmings same shade, yoke of Paris net and touches of pale blue. Black satin straw hat trimmed with ribbon and roses same color as dress.
The wedding presents were nume- rous and costly, including several
On Monday evening, 26th instant, at St. John's Church, Molong, Mr H. Webster Hurle, of Orange, was united in marriage with Miss Elsie Adelaide Felstead, of Molong, in the presence of their immediate friends. The brother and sister of the bride acted as best man and bridesmaid. Canon Alldis had driven from Baldry, where he was on duty, to conduct the cere- mony by 6 p.m., being called specially
by 'phone, and making three days hard driving in succession.
On Wednesday, 28th instant, Mr T. S. Philpott, of Cundumbul, and Miss Edith Bruton, of Cumnock, were married in the same church (St.
John's) at 3 p.m. Mr Joseph Bruton and Miss Etta Philpott acted as prin- cipal friends of the bride and bride- groom, who took their departure by the evening train for Sydney, which will be the bridegroom's first visit to
Mr. J. C. L. Fitzpatriok will be in Molong on Wednesday next. Owing to the serious illness of Mrs. Fitzpat- rick, the Member for Orange has been unable to visit the country for some
Following is tho now Ministry : Mr Holman, Premier and Treasurer; Mr. Oaon. obiof secretary and Minister far Mioes; Mr, Hall, Attorney General aod Minister for Justice j Mr. Flow ora Viae President of tbo gxeouUve Ooanoil j Mr. Trefle, Lands; Mr, Griffith, Works; Mr. Oarmichael, Publio Instrootion ; Mr. ABbford, Agri
OoUnto; Mr EatoU, Labor; Mr Hoyla