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A Royal Wedding.

PRINOESS MARGARET OF CONNAUGHT, AND THE CROWN PRINCE OF SWEDEN. A BRILLIANT GATHERING-. United Press Association—By Electric Telegraph—Copyright London, June 16 On a day of bright sunshine, and amid popular rejoicings, the marriage of Princess Margaret of Oonnaughtand the Crown Prince Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, was solemnised at Saint George's Chapel, m the presence of the parents of the bride and bridegroom, King Edward VII., Queen Alexandra, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Fife, Princess Viotoria, the Khedive, the Grand Duke and Duchess of Baden, the Lanßgrave of Hesse, and other royalties, and a large gathering of nobility, statesmen and diplomatists. The scene was a brilliant one. The Archbishop of Canterbury, and the Bishop of Oxford officiated. Great enthusiasm was shown m Sweden and Christiania was beflagged. M. Berner, President of the Norwegian Storthing, cabled, " Norway sends heartfelt congratulations," The municipality and University of Christiania, also the students m many Norwegian municipalities, sent similar congratulations. King Oscar has been made a British Admiral, and King Edward a flag Admiral of the Swedish navy,

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6598, 17 June 1905

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A Royal Wedding. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6598, 17 June 1905

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