The wedding of Gaston Battle and Bettie Plummer Wright at St. Paul's

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The wedding of Gaston Battle and Bettie Plummer Wright at St. Paul's - BRILLIANT MARRIAGE. ReT. Gaston Battle Married...
BRILLIANT MARRIAGE. ReT. Gaston Battle Married to Miss Bettie Plummer Wright. Petersburg, Va., Not. 2.-Special.) One of the prettiest weddings of the season occurred this eTening at 6 o clock at St Paul's Episcopal church, the contracting parties being the ReT. Gaston Battle, of Rocky Mount, N. C, and Miss Bettie Plummer Wright, daughter of Mrs. William Martin Wright, of Petersburg, and grand-daughter of Mr. R. T. Arlington, formerly of North Carolina, but who for years past has been one of Petersburg's leading merchants. Long before the hour appointed for the cere mony the church was crowded with rela- tiTee and friends of the bride and groom. The ceremony, was performed by the ReT. Oscar Bunting, rector of the church, who entered first, followed by the ushers and bridesmaids in the following order: Dr. Maurett snd Mr. Teele, both of Battleboro, N. C; Misses Ella Bernard aDd Elsie Harrison, Messrs. Lerry Love. and Henry Patterson, of this city; Miss Ella Gibson, of Richmond, and Miss Lilly Arrington. of Warrenton, N. C; Mr. iTey Arrington. of Richmond, and Mr. Herbert Mann, of this city; Miss Essie Plummer, of Portsmouth, Va., and Miss Margaret Zimmer, of this city; Mr. Tenner Battle Bunn, of Rocky Mount, N. C, and Mr. Frank Parker, of Richmond; Miss Rob erta Boiling Wright, of Aaheland, Va., and Mie Willie Eckles, of this city; Miss Edith Clark, of New Orleans, maid of honor; the groom and his best man, Mr. Turner Battle, of Norfolk. Last but not least, the dainty little ribbon girls, namely, Misses Rosa Arrington Heath and Mary Plummer MeAlnain, gowned in white organdies. The beau tiful young bride, who entered leaning on the arm of her grandfather, twa , , ,;fa nnr.yM,m ' . r- " r- in, garnitened veil muslm de sal, orange blossoms and pearl ornaments. Her veil was caught with orange blossoms, and she wore an elegant pearf brooch, an heirloom of the family, and carried a shower bouquet of bride's roses, tied with broad wiiite satin ribbons. The maid of honor was gowned in white organdies over white satin, pink ribbon trimmings and a broad pink satin ribbon sash, tied' gracefully on the left side; her bouquet being La France roses tied with broad pink satin ribbons. The bridesmaids wore dainty gowns of pink organdy over pink satin, with pink satin 'ribbon sashes, tied on the left side and carried bouquets of La France, roses. tied with pink satin ribbons. The organ nliTMl aoftlv A n rin tr fh wremnnr The (bridal party left the church to the strains' ;or Aienaeisonn s weaamg marcn. Among those in attendance were Mr. and Mrs. Jb Battle, Jr., of Rocky Mount, N. . , , . T.i 7 j ivt.; Air. iurnrr Amngxon, oi ivicutuouu. Mrs. Jacob Battle, of Rocky Mount, N. C. Last nlht the ronnle were ten- - -i r"-" T7 " :r.J. . uerea a grana reception ai ine resiaence of the bride's grandfather, on Washing ton street, j The newly married couple left tonight for Rocky Mount, where they will reside.

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  1. News and Observer,
  2. 03 Nov 1897, Wed,
  3. Page 7

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