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MANGAN, James - SULLIVAN, Margaret

(Top line missing) the scene of a large wedding (?) Sept. 17th, the contracting parties being Miss Margaret Sullivan and James Mangan. The bridal party entered the church at 10 a.m. to the strains of Lohengrin's Wedding march. The bride was attired in a beautiful creation of white chiffon over white messaline. She wore a white beaver hat and carried a white Ivory colored prayer book. Miss Mary Reilly, a cousin of the bride as maid of honor, wore white nun's veiling trimmed with ribbon. The bridesmaid Miss Ella Hand, was dressed in embroidered voile. Both she and the maid of honor carried pink roses and wore large picture hats. John Mangan, a brother of the groom was best man and Edward Sullivan, brother of the bride was the groomsman. Nuptial mass was celebrated by Father Mueller

After the ceremony the bridal party and guests repaired to the residence of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Sullivan, where a sumptuous dinner was served to 175 guests. A large pavilion was erected on the lawn, where dancing was indulged in until the small hours of morning. The couple were the recipients of many useful and pretty presents.

The bride was graduated from the Waldo high school in 1908 and for three years following was a successful teacher in the county schools.

Mr. Mangan is a prosperous young farmer and is worthy of the attractive young lady he has won for his life's partner. They will live in Mitchell, where the groom owns a farm.

They have hosts of friends who wish them the greatest of happiness and prosperity in their journey through life.

Among those from out of town who attended the wedding were Patrick Sullivan, Waukesha; William Sullivan and Miss Gertrude Van Beynum, of Janesville; Mrs. Geo. Beyer and daughter, Sergt. and Mrs. Thos. Rooney, Miss Esther Dunn of Milwaukee; District Attorney Frank Rooney of Appleton; Mrs. and Mrs. John O'Brien, Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Grogan and daughter Miss Bertha, St. James, Minn.; Miss Caroline Grogan and brother, Stockbridge; Mr. and Mrs. James Hughes, Sheboygan; Albert Hermann and family, New London; Chris Kiernan and family and Mrs. Thos. Gordon of Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kiernan, Oconto; John Dawson, Chicago; John Gannon and family, Greenbush; Mrs.D. Rooney, Sherburn, Minn.; Miss Margaret Mangan, and Mrs. D. Rooney, Sherburn, Minn.; Atty. H. J. Rooney and wife, Miss Agnes Rooney and Emma McDonnell of Plymouth.

A pretty wedding took place at ten o'clock in the St. Patrick's church on Tuesday, when Miss Margaret Sullivan and Mr. James Mangan were united in holy bonds of matrimony. Father Mueller of Random Lake performed the ceremony. The couple were attended by Misses Mary Reilly, Ella Hand, John Mangan and Ed. Sullivan.

The bride, who is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.W. Sullivan is a (?)ected young lady, a grad(uate of Waldo) high school and has (taught) school in Sheboygan county for several years.

She was attired in a pretty costume of white marquisette over white silk.

The groom is a son of Mr. and Mrs. T. Mangan, an estimable young man of good character and a successful farmer.

A reception was given at the bride's home for the relatives and intimate friends. The young couple will make their home on a farm in Mitchell. Their many friends wish them much happiness and prosperity in their life's journey.

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