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Weddings. HORDERN—BINGHAM. At St. Paul's Cathedral on Monday afternoon the marriage of Mr Anthony   Hordern to Miss Viola Sydney Bing- ham took place. The bride is the daughter of the late Colonel Bingham and Mrs P. Hickman, and niece of Sir John and Lady Madden. Mr Hodern is second son of the late Mr Samuel Hordern, of Sydney, and is 23 years of age. In consequence of the threaten- ing state of the weather an awning was erected. Round the central door- way spectators crowded in hundreds, and at the cathedral corner a large number of people had assembled. The Governor-General and Lady Dudley, attended by Lord Richard Nevill and Sir Alexander Napier, were guests. On either side of the central aisle were     grouped friends and guests, and the re- mainder of the cathedral was crowded with spectators. Sir John Madden led the bride to the chancel steps, where Mrs Hickman joined the group to give her daughter away. Mr Libius Hordern stood beside his brother. The bride wore an empire frock of white satin, veiled with a tunic of white ninon, which joined in front with a plaque of silver embroidery. Miss Alison Stephen held the long court train, lined with ninon and broidered with narrow silver cord. An 1830 bouquet of lilies of the valley was given by the bride. A touch of color was given to the procession by the brides- maids, whose sashes and ribbons were   of coronation blue, which color also tipped the white empire sticks carried by each. The bridesmaids were the Misses Marjorie Bingham, Lesley Mad- den, Muriel Cumming, Beatrice Mad- den and Madeline Rowan. Archbishop Clarke, assisted by Archdeacon Hind- ley, and the precentor (Rev. H. Kelly), performed the marriage ceremony. Then through the long drawn aisle and fretted vaults rose the voice of the choir, singing 'The Voice that breathed   o'er Eden,' 'The Lord be a Light,' and 'Hail to the Bride,' and as the process- sion left the church the organ pealed out the Wedding March. After a re- ception, given at Menzies' Hotel, Mr and Mrs Hordern left by the express train for Sydney.—" Age.''

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