Announcement of Edward, Duke of Windsor, and Wallis Simpson's wedding

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Announcement of Edward, Duke of Windsor, and Wallis Simpson's wedding - Wally ears in i EDWARD'S LOUD 1 WILL' STARTLES...
Wally ears in i EDWARD'S LOUD 1 WILL' STARTLES CHATEAU GUESTS Wed Ey 11 ier s Move Against English Vicar Held Unlikely Believes Church Authorities Won't Punish Him. LONDON, ENGLAND W The "poor man's parson" who married Edward of Windsor and Wallis Warfield, despite the frowns of Anglican bishops, apparently escaped disciplinary action Thursday from the Church of England. No ecclesiastical measures will be taken against the Rev. R. Anderson Jardine, it. was indicated by the Bishop of Fulham, The bishop governs Anglican church affairs tn France where the middle-aged vicar, volunteering to give his former king a religious marriage blessing, performed the Church of England ceremony -on his own authority. Divided. A tempest within the church, however, provoked the question: ''Will he go to work for Windsor now?" : Workaday England itself was divided into those who wanted to forgive and those who merely wanted to forget last December's abdication, and the "Simpson affair." . Many churchmen throughout the land were horrified because the Anglican vicar of Darlington had defied his superiors to bless the union. Satisfaction. But in other quarters the eleventh hour disclosure that "the poor man's parson" would conduct the religious ceremony Thursday at Chateau de Cande, in France, The man in the street was deeply stirred to hear that the democratic former fnoharcft would, after all, be married within the church of which he onc was titular head, despite his post-abdication "isolation" by both the Church of England and the British government. The services of the Rev. Mr. Jardine were volunteered "for conscience sake" and without the approval of the Bishop of Fulham. Reply Awaited. The Bishop of Fulham Thursday awaited a reply from the Rev. Mr. Jardine to the telegram of protest. The bishop informed the Darlington vicar that he was "of- Parson ... Continued on Page Ten. F. R. Urges Drought Plan Proposes 7 Conservation Agencies. (Text on Page IS.) WASHINGTON, D. C. m President Roosevelt asked congress Thursday to set up seven "region al authorities'" to administer fed eral power projects and to plan safeguards against floods, droughts and dust storms. A comprehensive program for the seven "Little TVA's" was outlined in a snecial message. Senator Norris Und., Neb.) pro-! posed the senate legislation de- i signed to carry out the president's recommendations. A house bill was expected to be introduced later. Norris' bill would sot up six more regional authorities like that which administers the gigantic Tennessee Valley project. The major departure ' from the TVA law dealt with injunctions. "This bill," said Norris, a critic of court injunctions against TVA power activities, "prevents the issuance of any injunctions by district courts enjoining any of the activities of the different authori ties, except upon the giving of s bond which will compensate not only the authority but also municipalities, or farm organization. which be or Wp MAPPTF.D th n-lrll I . :- t 1 y c v 'A - " vxXJVV 4 i ' ' ' ' Bride Glances . Once at Duke During Ritual As Vicar Reads 'Till Death Do Us Part.' CHATEAU DE CANDE, MONTS, FRANCE The Duke of Windsor took Wallis Warfield as his bride and duchess Thursday in two serene and dignified mar riage ceremonies. Just 25 weeks ago he gave up his crown of England and empire because she could not be his queen. "I .will," . the duke, su premely happy, answered in a firm, loud voice to the An glican "poor man's parson" who gave him the unsanctioned blessing of the Church Df England. He raised his voice so high in his eagerness to take the "woman I love" as his wife that he startled the 31 guests in the flower-banked music room of this old chateau. After him. his blue-evpd lady answered "I will." Her voice was just as firm as Edward's but more hushed. There were tears in her eyes as she answered. There was silence when the parson challenged: "If any man can show any just cause why they may not lawfully be joined Picture Story Complete page of pictures graphically portraying story of the royal romance of the Duke of Windsor and "Wally" may be found on The Tribune picture page today, together let him now speak or else hereafter forever hold his peace." Neither the duke nor anyone else kissed the bride. The bride glanced once at the duke during the religious ceremony, when the vicar reached the words "... for better or for worse . , , till death do us part." The duke used the same ring for both ceremonies. His fingers trembled slightly when he adjusted the ring in the religious ceremony. Several small American flags in the form of ribbons were entwined among the flowers at the wedding, but no British flags were to be seen. The religious service ended at 12:14 p. m. (5:14 a. m. Iowa time) after the wedding party had come in from highballs and cocktails on the terrace. . , This burst of gayely followed rolypoly Dr. Charles Mercier's civil

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  2. 03 Jun 1937, Thu,
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