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Wedding Bells. x PRATT--EMERSON. A very pretty wedding was cele brated by Archdeacon Bennett, of Warrnambool, assisted by Rev. M. Hall, of Heywood,, at St. Aiden's Church of England, Greenwald, on Wednesday, October 3rd. The con tracting parties were Miss Elizabeth Emerson, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Emerson, of "Green wich,' Greenwald, and Mr. Ward Pratt, only son of the late Mr. and Mrs. John Pratt, of . "Belmont," Mumbannar. The church was ar- tisticaily decorated with pink and white flowers, and was a fit setting for the bridal group. The bride entered the church on the arm of her father, to the singing of "The Voice That Breathed O'er Eden" by the congregation. The bride was grace- fully frocked in a beautiful gown of cream cashmore de sol and georgette, nicely smockedl at waistline, the van- dyked hem reaching nearly to her an- kles. A lovely train of silver lace suspended from the shoultders was worn, as well as the usual wreath and veil. A very pretty bouquet was carried, from which hung a lucky horseshoe. The bride was at- tended by her sister Gwen, who was prettily attired in mauve georgette, with head-dress of mauve tuille. The second bridesmaid was Miss Kathleen Pratt (sister of the bride- groom), whose frock was of apricot georgette, with head-dress to match. Both bridesmaids carried bouquets. The train bearer, little Miss Alma Emerson (sister of the bride), looked sweet - in a dress of blue crepe de chene trimmed with silver lace, and wearing a bandeau of blue leaves. The bridegroom was at tended by Mr. Ormond Jones (cou- sin of the bride), Mr. Donald Hos- kins acting as groomsman. While the register was being signed, Miss Myra Emerson, whose pretty frock was of lemon genrgette, with hat to match, sang "Because." The bride's mother was smartly dressed in a fawn coat and skirt, and was wearing a small felt hat to match, her beautiful bouquet consisting of magnificent cream roses and wisteria. The reception and tastefully ar ranged wedding breakfast was held in a marquee erected on the lawn at '"Greenwich." The Rev. Hall pre- sided, and the following toasts were proposed and honored:-"The King" (chairman) ; "Bride and Bride groom," proposed by Archdeacon Bennett and responded to by the groom, who then proposed the health of "The Bridesmaids and Trainbearer." This toast was ac knowledged by the best man. Mr. D. McLellan proposed "The Bride's Parents," Mr. Emerson responding. Mr. S. H. Malseed gave "The Bride groom's Attendant," the groomsman responding. Mr. Wallace Malseed then proposed the health of "The Organist " (Miss McKee), whose fa ther responded on her behalf. Mr. J. C. Malseed (Condah) proposed the health of "The Clergy," to which both the Archdeacon and Rev. Hall replied. The chairman then read several tele'rams from distant friends. The bride and bridegroom left by car amidst a shower of confetti and good wishes from all present. The bride- travelled in a dress of grey charmalain, and wore a handsome fur coat (the gift of the bride- groom), also a small straw hat in champagne colour, trimined with flowers. 'The bride's gift to the bridegroom was a travelling case, and the groom's to the bridesmaids each a manicure set. A most beautiful collection of wedding presents were received, in- cluding a number of cheques. After tea an enjoyable evening was spent at "Greenwich," Mr. and Mrs. Emerson's kind hospitality ex tending to all present. Mr. and Mrs. Pratt's future home will be "Belmont," Mumbannar.