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A Silver Wedding

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Bethlehem church was the scène of an enjoyable surprise to two of Ann Arbor's most popular Germán residents last Friday evening. The day was the twenty-fifth anniversary of the marriage of the pastor of the church, Rev. John Neumann, and his estimable wife. Unknown to the pastor, the members of the congregation arranged for the celebration of the affair. The church was beautifully decorated and at 7.30 o'clock the bell was rung and the congregation assembled. The reverend gentleman and his family were then sent for and upon their arrival, Mr. and Mrs. Neumann were again united in wedlock, the marriage ceremony which they had Deen parties to twenty-five years be:ore being repeated in the presence of the congregation, Rev. Paul Irion, of Freedom, and Rev. Mr. Schoettle, of Manchester, officiating. Following the ceremony conjratulations were showered upon Rev. and Mrs. Neumann by the arge nnmber present, and many landsome gifts were presented to them as remembrances of the occasion, among them being a beautiful tea service from the Ladies' Society of the church.


Ann Arbor Argus
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