Wilson Eyre and his start

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Wilson Eyre and his start - special telegram to the times. Newport, June...
special telegram to the times. Newport, June 20. A fashionable wed ding took place early this evening at Chan - ning Unitarian Memorial Church, and its prominent features were a handsome bride, eight bridesmaids, wild flowers for decorations and a Presbyterian clergyman assist ing at the ceremony. The bride was Miss Marianne Hayward, daughter of the late Colonel Amos Binney, of Boston, who per formed good service during the war and who was well and favorably known in banking circles in New York. The bridegroom, Liu coin Lear Eyre, is a young and promising lawyer of Philadelphia, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Eyre and a brother of Wilson Eyre, Jr., an architect who obtained a start in his profession by some clever work done for James Gordon Bennett at the tatter's Newport villa, and also a brother of Ensign Manning Eyre, of the navy. The Eyres are a very aristocratic family and are promineut in Philadelphia and New York society. Miss Binney is a very beautiful girl, tall, with a flue figure, blue - eyed, dark - haired, her clear cheek flushed with rich color, and she was as lovely a bride as ever was seen in Newport. She was attired in white moire en train, cut decollette and trimmed with rare old point lace. She woro genuine orange blossoms and a long tulle veil pinned with diamonds. Her ornaments at the throat were sapphire and pearl pendants, and she wore diamond earrings, the gift of tbo groom. The bridal bouquet was of hydrangeas. White hyacinths were neatly pinned on the dross. There were eight bridesmaids, four of whom were dressed in yellow, and the other four in green, with striped tulle, watered silk waists, and all cut decollet. Each carried a bouquetto of field daisies. The bridesmaids were Miss Anna Brinton, of Philadelphia, a cousin of the bride, and Miss Emma Collins, of this city, who were awarded the post of honor. Then came Miss Edith Allen, of Boston, a cousin of the bride, with Miss Loulie Eyre, a sister of the groom, followed by Miss Annie King, of Boston, with Miss Alice Mc - Crca, of Philadelphia, Miss Mollie Hunter and Miss Martha Binney, sister of the bride, bringing np the reas of as pretty a lot of bridesmaids as was ever seen at Cbanning Church at least The church was crowded and hundreds were kept outside by a large number of policemen. The church decorations were of wild flowers and these were artistically arranged. Eev. W. H. Footc, of King's Chapel, assisted by Rev. Dr. Thatcher Thayer, of this city, officiated. The ushers were Thomas Wharton. Frazer Ashhnrst, C. Leland Harrison, Ferree Brinton (a cousin of the bride), D. Webster Dougherty, son of the silver - tongued orator, Daniel Dougherty, and John K. Mitchell, all of Philadelphia; Richard Eyre, a brother of the bridegroom, and Harold Binney, brother of the bride, of Boston. The best man was Wilson Eyre, Jr., and the bride was given away by her brother, Amos Binney, of Boston. The presents wore numerous and costly and they came from a dozen or more States in the Union. After the ceremony there was a reception and a dance at the cottage owned by the bride's mother, on Kay street, and beneath a huge floral bell Mr. and Mrs. Eyre received the congratulations of their friends. At a reasonable hour they were driven to the wharf, where a small steam launch was boarded, and at or before midnicht they were expected in the rural town of Warren, E. I., where they will remain a day or so before proceeding on their bridal tour. T.O. Thome, the well - known composer, was present as a guest, and he played a march especially dedicated to the bride. Among the guests were : Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Eyre. Mrs. R. L. Ash hnrst, Mr. and Mrs. Amos Binney, Mrs. (i. j. uuitara, miss Mabel Astitiursi, Mr. ana Mrs. R. L. Wllllnir. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Allen, Mr. and Mrs. R. K. Cooke, Mr. and Mrs. George H. Binney, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Binney. Miss Cammao, Henry F. Blglow, Mr. and Mrs. Oeorge Collins, Miss Collins, Tbomas E. White, the Messrs. Binnev. Mr. and Mrs. Earl, Miss Blatchtord, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Weld. Qeueral G. K. Warren, Mrs. Kennnrds, Mr. and Mrs. Hunter, the Misses Hunter, Colonel and Mrs. E. M. Nell, tbe Misses Nell, N. J. Deblols, Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Oelrlchs, Colonel and Mrs. Crelghtnn, the Misses Crelnh - ton, Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Hunt, Miss Hunt, Mr. and Mrs. Theodore M. Davis, Mrs. A. A. Klngslnnd, Mr. and Mrs. Horace Binney, Mr. and Mrs. F. O. French, Mr. and Mrs. A. T. French. Mr. nud Mrs. Stuyvesant Lerov. Mr. and Mrs. Frank B. Porter. Mr. and Mrs. Richard C. Derby, Mr. and Mrs. John Whipple, Colonel and Mrs. Oeorge E. Waring, Jr., Miss Waring, Mr. and Mrs. J. N. A. Griswold, Mrs. A. M. King, the Count and Countess Robeiglo, the Misses King, Mr. and Mrs. Henry A. Bentloy, Miss Anna Hunter, Mr. and Mrs, Thomas Dunn, Miss Dunn, Mrs. Dow, Mrs. Davis, captain ana Mrs. C. O. Churchill. Mrs. George P. King, Miss Sallie King. Mrs. Edward King. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy King, G. G. King, Mrs. K. W. Emmons, Arthur B. Emmons, Mm. George H. Norman, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh K. Norman, Mr. and Mrs. W. McCarty Little, Mrs. Shirley Irving, Roland King, Mrs. aud Miss McCrea. John H. Brown, Henry J. Smith, the Misses Smith, Mr. and Mrs. Powell. Miss Powell. Dr. aud Mrs. S. C. Powell, Mrs. Joseph G. Johnson, E. Morrell, the Misses Morrell, Mr. and Mrs. Edmund Tweedy, Dr. and Mrs. E. L. Cunningham, Mr. and Mrs. Blspbam, Mr. and Mrs. Duncan Kennedy. Captain and Mrs. Maban, Captain E. Field and wife, Lieutenant Dougherty, Lieutenant Wlnslow, Mrs. Schuyler Hnmilton, J. G. Rosengnrten, Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Slnnlckson, Mrs. Chace, J. S. Tooker, M rs. J. A. Stevens, the Misses Stevens, the Misses Austin and a hostof others.

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  1. The Times,
  2. 21 Jun 1888, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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