Note: quote from newspaper articles The British Columbian Aug. 30, 1947 Double Wedding is Inspiration for Pre-Nuptial Shower for Twin Brides
Mrs. W. L. Pulsifer and her daughter Mrs. D. Edgar, entertained at a miscellaneous shower to honor the former's nieces and the latter's cousins, Miss May Sproul and Miss June Sproul, whose double wedding in Canadian Memorial church, Vancouver, will be an event of September 6. The brides-elect are the twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sproul.
Many lovely gifts were arranged in twin treasure chests and presented to the honorees by Miss Shirley Vogler of Victoria and Miss Audrey Gillis, who will be bridesmaids at the approaching ceremony.
The lace covered tea table was centered with a pink and white bride's cake flanked by bud vases of sweet peas, and matching tapers. Mrs. H. M. Vogler of Victoria presided at the tea and coffee urns, and the servers were Miss Vera Sproul, Miss Verna Sproul and Miss Patsy Sproul.
Other guests were Mrs. R. L. Sproul, Mrs. W. R. Sproul, Mrs. Del Sproul, Mrs. T. Main, Mrs. T. Rudoff, Mrs. D. McNeil, Mrs. B. Thorlakson, Mrs. J. Gillis, Mrs. N. Mollar, and Mrs. A. Taite.
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A Double Wedding for the twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sproul is foretold today in the announcement of the engagement of Mary Doreen Sproul to Mr. Melvin Charles King, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. L. King; and of June Sproul to Donald Malcolm Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ross. The wedding will take place at 8 p.m., September 6, in Canadian Memorial Church before Rev. W. E. Galloway.
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The Twin Sproul Brides At Pretty Double Wedding The twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Sproul were brides in the double-wedding solemnized by Rev. W. E. Galloway Sept 6 in Canadian Memorial Church. May Doreen Sproul exchanged vows with Melvin Charles King, son of Mr. and Mrs. King, June Louise Sproul was united in marriage to Donald Malcolm Ross, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Ross.
The brides, who were given in marriage by their father, were gowned alike in white brocaded satin with bouffant double net skirts, the sleeves long and their lengthy veils held by Mary Queen of Scots headdresses. Both carried bouquets of red roses and gardenias.
Their bridesmaids were also frocked alike in pink moire picture models, with matching hats trimmed in the blue of the cornflowers combined with pink carnations in their bouquets.
Miss Shirley Vogler of Victoria was in attendance on the bride of Mr. Ross, and Miss Audrey Giles on Mr. King's bride. Mr. Earl King and Mr. James Ross supported their brothers and Mr. Dave Edgar and Mr. Donald King ushered.
Mr. and Mrs. King who will reside at 201 South Ellesmere, went to Seattle on their honeymoon, while Mr. and Mrs. Ross whose home will be 2919 Yew Street, went to Orcas Island on their wedding trip. Both brides travelled in black suits and hats, with pink accessories.
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