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THE PEASANTS' DEPUTATION.

KING'S REPLY APPLAUDED

(Received February 9, 9.20 a.m.) STOCKHOLM, February 8. Thirty-two special trains brought the peasants, who' attended the churches prior to marching with their banners to the palace. Two hundred delegates, of whom 10 were from each' province, surrounded, King Gustavus'e dais and affirmed their willingness to bear the burden of increased arniaments. Thunders of applause greeted the King's reply. The demonstration was the more noteworthy because until 1866 the peasants were a (separate estate of the i ' ' ■ realm.

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THE PEASANTS' DEPUTATION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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THE PEASANTS' DEPUTATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8789, 9 February 1914

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