Ruth Agnew's Marriage To William Gould Armstrong
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Ruth Agnew's Marriage To William Gould Armstrong At Hart House Chapel Today
Lovely Bride Will Wear Gown and Shoes Worn by Her Mother on Her Wedding Day
The marriage of Miss Ruth Margaret Agnew, daughter of Mr. Robert Gordon Agnew, K.C., and Mrs. Agnew, to Mr. William Gould Armstrong, son of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Alexander Armstrong, will be an interesting event of this afternoon at 4 o'clock in Hart House Chapel. Blue iris, stocks, daffodils and pussy willow will form a colorful background for i the ceremony, which will be performed by Rev. J. D. Parks, assisted by Rev. Murdoch Mackinnon. The wedding music will be played by Mr. Roy Grass.
The bride, whose father will give her in marriage, will wear her mother's wedding gown of old ivory satin over a slip of satin and point d'esprit. The slender pointed high waistline will be outlined with cording of satin, and the elbow sleeves will be gathered into fullness with three rows of cording of ivory val lace. Cord trimming will be carried out in the full skirt, and the overskirt, also outlined with cording, will form a circular train. Her ivory tulle veil will be held with a tiara of seed pearls; she will wear her mother's wedding slippers of ivory satin, and will carry a loose bouquet of cream freesia and orchids.
Miss Margaret Banting, cousin of the bride, will be her only attendant, wearing a bouffant gown of cyclamen chiffon over matching taffeta, made with high-pointed waistline, puff sleeves and high round neckline. Her poke bonnet of matching chiffon will be tied with fuchsia velvet ribbon, and she will carry a bouquet of sweet peas shading from palest cyclamen to fuchsia. Mr. Norman Armstrong will be groomsman for his brother, and the ushers will be Mr. Robert E. Agnew, brother of the bride, Mr. Harry McGuire and Mr. Lee Dougan Jr.
A reception is to be held at the home of the bride's parents, and Mrs. Agnew will receive wearing a graceful gown of claret lace over satin, with matching hat and blue veil, and corsage of pink and blue hyacinths. The mother of the bridegroom will be gowned in royal orchid chiffon over taffeta, with matching hat and veil and corsage of white sweet peas and blue myotia.
Later Mr. Armstrong and his bride will leave by motor for New York, and on their return will live in the Kingsway Court Apartments. For travelling the bride will wear a pottery blue wool suit with silver fox trimming, hat of black felt and suede.
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Newspaper clipping measuring 29 x 10 cm. Unknown publication. Undated.
From Armstrong family collection.
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Ruth Margaret Agnew;
Robert Gordon Agnew
William Gould Armstrong
Norman Alexander Armstrong
Robert E. Agnew
Lee Dougan Jr.
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