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Pretty Wedding at New Tredegar ROGERS—PHILLIPS. Great interest was observable at New Tre- degar, on Tuesday, in the wedding of Miss Mabel Louise Phillips, the youngest daugh- ter of Alderman and Mors, Nehemiah Phillips, of Brynsyfi, New Tredegar, and the Rev. R. S. Rogers, of Mountain Ash, but formerly of Zoar Chapel, Pontlottyn. The ceremony took place at Carmel Baptist Chapel, which had been beautifully decorated for the occasion under the supervision of'Mrs. W. Ridge. The principal feature of the decorations was the intertwining of ivy with daffodils, hyacinths, and lilies, which was very effective. Over the pulpit there was an inscriptipn wishing success to the bride and bridegroom. Long before the bridal party arrived, the church was al- llot. overcrowded, wilsil the street in the vicinity were also thronged with interested spectators. As the time for the arrival ap- proached, Mrs. James played some voluntaries on the organ, which were presently interrupted by the booming of guns and detonators on the railway. Shortly after eleven o'clock, the wed- ding party arrived, the whole congregation rising on the entry of the bride, leaning on the arm of her father. Prayer was offered by the Rev. R. Owen; a portion of Scripture was read by the Rev. D. H. Rees; and the' inaj-riage portion of the service was conducted by the Rev. J. Williams, who concluded with..prayer, after which the congregation joined in singing "The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden," At the close, the wedding party returned to Brynsyfi, where a reception was held; and later "in the dav the bride and bridegroom left for1 London. 'the wedding party consisted' of Alderman N. Phillips, J.P., father of the bride; Mr. and Mrs. Rogers, Llanelly; Rev. and Mrs. T. E. Phillips, Ceffnpennar; Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rees, New Tredegar; Misses T. and R. Rogers; Miss Johns, Llanelly; Miss Jones, Preswylfa, Cardiff; Miss Miles, Blaenavon; Miss Davies, Blaenavon; Misses Francis, Llaiiidloes; Misses A. and H. Phillips, Blaenavon. The bride's dress consisted of cream poplin de chene trimmed with lace and silver, with a bridal veil and orange blossoms. She wore a 'pendant and carried a handsome bouquet, the gifts of the bridegroom. Miss Phillips, one of the bridesmaids, was dressed in old rose and silk, and Miss Rogers was dressed in pale silk. Each wore picture hats and wore gold brooches, and carried bouquets, the gifts of the bride- groom. Mra. Phillips, the mother of the bride, was attired in black crepe de chine, trimmed with lace and silver. The bridesmaids were Miss Phillips and Miss Rogers, sisters respectively of the bride and bridegroom. Mr. D. W, Jones, Llanelly, acted as best man. PRESENTS. Bride to bridegroom, gold chain; bridegroom, to bride, pearl and emerald brooch pendant and silver ana enamelled belt clasps; mother of bride, household linen and case of cutlery; father of bride, cheque; Miss Phillips (sister), dining room carpet; Mr. and Mrs. T. E. Phillips (brother and sister-in-law), cheque; Mr. and Mrs. W. N Rees (sister), pair of bronze figures and oil painting; Marion and Lilian (nieces), spirit kettle; Mr. Tom Rogers, Llanelly, cheque; Mr. and Mrs. Adams, silver- mounted preserve dish; Mr. and Mrs. Davies. Pwll, Llanelly, pair of photo frames; Mr. and Mrs. E. Dyer, drawing room clock and orna- ments; Mr. and Mrs. B. Davies, case of silver jam spoons; Mr. and Misses Davies, Blaenavon, silver inkstand; Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Dyke, Cardiff, silver sugar sifter; Mr. and Mrs. W. Dredge, linen tablecloth; Mr. and Mrs. T. Edwavds, Carlton biscuit barrel; Mr. and Mrs. Gabriel, Tredegar, Chesville table cover; Mr. and Mrs. Greenbow, Bargoed, sil- ver-mounted fruit dish and spoony a friend, case of solid silver teaspoons and sugar and cream; Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Hall, Newport, vase and table centre; Mrs. Harris and family, Llanidloes, silver-mounted sardine dish; Mr. and Mrs. W. Jenkins, silver cake basket; Mrs. Jenkins, America, piano scarf; Mir. and Mrs. Jenkins, America, table centre; Mr. and Mrs. E. J Jones, America, silver meat and tomato server; Mr. and Mrs. Roberts, fancy slate fan on stand; Mrs. Rogers, tablecloth; Mr. and Mrs. F Wilcox, sohd silver flower stand; Mr. and Mrs. D. Williams, table centre; Mr. and Mrs. Watkins, Bargoed, rose bowl; Mrs. Williams and Miss Cullen, pair of vases and set of jugs; Messrs. Williams and Sons, silver cake basket; Rev. and Mrs. John Williams, Cardiff, pair of silver serviette rings; maids of Biynsyfi, case of carvers. There were also a large number of presents from Zoar Chapel, Pontlottyn.

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