Miss Elvira Sheely and W. Herbert Little were married Saturday afternoon, at 3:30 o’clock in St. Paul’s Lutheran church, the Rev. H. A. McCullough, pastor of the church, performing the ceremony in the presence of a large number of friends and relatives of the bride and bridegroom. The church was decorated with white snowballs in great baskets with other cut flowers and trailing Souther smilax banking the windows and used elsewhere in the church.
Adding greatly to the attractive effect were two large seven branched candelabra bolding lighted white candles and baskets of snowballs topping pedestals forming an aisle down which the bride and bridegroom walked.
Miss Hattie Smithdeal played the accompaniment for L. C. Moltz, who sang “I Love You: and “O Promise Me” before the ceremony Miss Smithdeal also played the wedding marches.
There were no attendants and the bride and bridegroom entered together. The bride wore a gown of white georgette beaded in gold beads and white hat trimmed with gold. Her flowers were a shower of white roses and swainsonia.
Mr. and Mrs. Little left immediately after the ceremony for Washington were they will be on a trip of about ten days.
The bride has been making her home in Columbia for about seven years, coming here from Ballentine, S. C. She has held a position with the Standard Building Loan of this city and has made a number of friends here who are interested in her marriage and who regret to see her make her home elsewhere.
Mr. Little is engaged in the Insurance, Building and Loan and Real Estate business of Hickory, North Carolina and is considered a successful business man. Mr. and Mrs. Little will make their home in Hickory.
Out of town guest for the wedding were: Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Crooks and Children of Lexington. Mr. and Mrs. Samuel S. Sheely of Ballentine, the bride’s parents; Ellis Sheely and Miss Eula Lee Sheely of Blaney.
Guests from North Carolina who were entertained by Mrs. Banks Dove were; Mrs. C. A. Little of Hickory, the bridegroom’s mother and his two sons, Harold Little and Marcus Little. A brother and sister-in-law of the bridegroom, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Little of Lincoln, N. C., were also here for the wedding and were guest of Mrs. Dove.