Mr. Lawrence Exner, of McKeesport, Pa., and Miss Mary Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Higgins, were married on Tuesday evening last, in St. Peter’s Catholic Church, Harpers Ferry, by Rev. Father Collins. The bride was attired in a rich white satin gown with delicate trimmings, a wreath surmounted her head with a long white veil suspended and carried bridal roses. The bridal party entered the church to the strains of “Lohengrin.” beautifully rendered by Miss Annie Marmion presiding at the organ and Miss Lizzie O’Boyle with the violin. The bridesmaids were Misses Julia Walsh and Anna Higgins, youngest sister of the bride, who wore white organdie. Little Miss Bessie Geary, niece of the bride, was flower girl. The bride’s brother, Mr. Edward Higgins, Jr., of Baltimore, Mr. Walter Roach, of Washington, and Messrs. William Walsh and Geo. Marten, of Harper’s Ferry, were the ushers. After a reception at the home of the bride, the newly married couple left for Atlantic City.
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