Manawatu Times, Volume XXVII, Issue 7867, 21 November 1903, Page 3
Pleased with Reoeptlon
Great Public Enthusiasm.
Received November 20, 11.10 p.m. . ;■' •:•'■••■ London, Yesterday. King Emanuel, speaking in English, thanked : the Lord Mayor, Mr Ritchie, and the London Corporation for their aplendid hospitality, and the Londoners for the warm welcome given him and the Queen. He acknowledged Britain's aid when Italy was struggling for freedom, and hoped the two .nations would always proceed unitedly on the path of progress. An immense v and enthusiastic) crowd lined the streets. There were many illuminations in the city in the evening. - The Oxford. University conferred its Doctorehip os Civil Laws on King Emanuel. . : .