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 - ZELAYA CLAIMS BRIDE "Surprises Friends \j...
ZELAYA CLAIMS BRIDE "Surprises Friends \j Quietly Wedding Miss Baker. MABBIED AT BOOH YESTERDAY Father of Young Woman Says They Were Getting Too Much Publicity and · Decided to "Get the Business Over With"--Ceremony at Home of Parents, with Only Relatives Present. Surprising their most intimate friends, Alfonso Zelaya, son of the President of Nicaragua, ana Miss Margureite Baker, of this city, were quietly married at the bride's home yesterday at noon. Dr. -I. O. Baker, pastor of the Evangell- .cal Lutheran Church officiated The wedding wedding was performed with the ring ceremony, ceremony, the father. Dr. Baker, giving away the bride. Only the relatives of the bride were present. At one end of the parlor was erected a large 'bower of roses. As the strains of, the Lohengrin wedding march announced the noon hour, the bride and groom step- 'ped under the bower, and exchanging 'rings, the minister pronounced them mart .and wife. Hurried Change of Plans. : The wedding: was a complete surprise to everybody exdept the father and mother 'of the bride and the constractlng parties. Dr. Baker, In speaking of the hurried change of plans, said: "The young couple thought they were getting a little too much publicity, and so decided to get the business over with." Mr. and Mrs. Zelaya will remain in thia .city until Tuesday, when they will go to New York, where they will spend their ' honeymoon. They expect to remain there for several weeks, after which 'it is thought they will make a visit to Nlca- ·rasrua, Ole home of the bridegroom. They .Intend, however, to make their permanent .residence in this,country . Met Wife' Two Years Ago. Ihe- courtship of the young Central American reads Ilka a romance. He mot his wife here two years ago. but his fa- 'ther, hearing of his son's infatuation for the young American girl, had him forcibly .Bent home. In Nicaragua he pleaded with his stern father to allow the match, and 'Unally consent was obtained. Hurrying back to the country of his sweetheart to claim her hand, he was stricken with appendicitis in New York, and MI operation 'Was necessary. After a month in the hospital the young lover arrived arrived In Washington last Monday and led his bride to the altar yesterday. TZLXS Government deserts and a Robert H. National Memorial Chapman States He said dated from "In said, for ^3 a the othT abundance trouble from Of the in the the donkey He also borax tihat the some day commercial StatesJ ' RUNAWAY Nellie She Is Detective peaa-ed the girl brought "I will my aunt." been The detective days. A MuHican Nellie Eugene 814 girl in Mullican taken to party As soon police sent out, neighboring

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 25 Mar 1906, Sun,
  3. Page 10

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