Edward.Wallis. 1937 - wedding - New York

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Windsor Marries Wallis Warfield Ceremonies Appeals Upholds May Affect R. R. Crossing affect city, appellate contention of mandamus York the Commission to compel with an crossings, county time of appeals a the regard four Just having elimination the having West Broadway order proceed compliance commission and he contended had been commission had re- case applica- commission's the the begin Court of Appellate but Appellate taken of the court sus- France Rejoices, Duke is Told by Mayor in Speech Chateau Do Cande. Monts. France. June 3 £"--Following is the text of the address which Mayor Charles Mercler of Monts delivered today to Edward of Windsor and Wallis Warfield nfter he had made them man and wife: "Your Highness, Your Grace: "By one of those whims of destiny, destiny, it is under the blue sky and among the flowers of the garden of France. In the laughing valley of the Indre, that the most moving moving of all idylls has just unfolded itself. "Behind the foliage of the hundred hundred years-old park of the unassuming unassuming Chateau De Cando, In a setting which Monsieur and Madame Bedau.v t t h o Amerlcnn owners) could not have better prepared prepared if they had foreseen the great event which was to occur there, the illustrious wedding which innumerable hearts will celebrate celebrate in secret today has for its celebrant the mayor of a little town of Touraine. "He would be unworthy of the great honor which falls to him if he was not aware, in fulfilling the rites and the lawg of his country, that he represents at this simple but august ceremony a nation which has always been charmed by chivalrous and bold acts dictated by the heart. "In saluting in its name a prince who was thp well-beloved sovereign sovereign of a friendly people and she whom His Highness has chosen from a noble country to which we are attached with the same precious precious bonds--greatness and glory-permit glory-permit him who has Just received the mutual consent uniting your destinies to give you, In tho name of his fellow countrymen and In his own name, the most sincere wishes for your happines*, a happiness happiness the dawn of which the commune commune of Monts sees rlsin/? on this memorable day of June 3, 1937. "To these wishes I add a hope: "To see you often on Touraine's soil. Your presence is as welcomed welcomed by us as it is an honor to us. Your Highness, Your Grace, we rejoice In your happiness." Firm, Load, "I Will" from Maket "Woman I Love" a Duchess of the English Royal Family. by to with first and teet of the pro Duchess Bedecked In'Wallis Blue" for Marriage to Duke Chateau De Cande, Monts, France, une 3 UP).--Mrs. Wallis Warfleld wore a soft silk gown of "Wallis bluo" today for her marriage to tho Duke of Windsor--a glamorous creation creation in sweeping lines that accentuated accentuated her statuesque figure. The former Baltimore girl's attire, including the whole spectacular array of line and color embodied in her trousseau, promised to sway tho style for brunette*. The soft color of the wedding garment, In the mode of an afternoon dress, with jacket, was offset by the gay pink feathers trimming her blue straw hat, "Wallis blue" is an "individual" shade between medium and pastel. The bride's deep blue eyes, say fashion experts, are one of her greatest greatest charms. Her figure is slender but rounded. Her waist is slim and curving--about curving--about 26 inches, with a. trim hlpline. New trunks and old one*, carted from Cannes to Monti in the wake of her exodus from the Azure coast, are crammed with her honeymoon clothes. the police of consult«d Outside the trunks Is the golng- away suit--a dark blue travel outfit, outfit, straight lined, with a blouse in blue and white crepe. Matty Evening Presses. Evening dresses especially are piled high In the trunks. Among them Is a white crepe Marocain en semble, by Mslnbocher, to be worn with a glorified Cardigan Jacket spangled In white, black and sapphire sapphire blue. The spangles stripe the Jacket in diagonal pattern^ There is a draped neck to the high-cut dress. and short sleeves. Some dark evening dresses are accented accented with contrasting color. , honeymoon dinner frock is a sheat! of black crepe, very slimming, mad with slightly low neck in scalloped outline. Following the scallops around are four tiny frills of fresh pink moussellne, and the long, tlghi sleeros are frilled »W» P*"* ·* |fc * wrl * t- ' -·.. IB the bride's well- FRANCE HONORED Mayor Mercier Salutes, "Prince Who Was Sovereign of a Friendly People." By JOHX LfXYD Chateau De Cande. Monts. Franco. June 3 OP.--Tho rarfiant Duke of Windsor took Wallis Warfleld as bride and duchess today in two serene and dignified marriage ceremonies. ceremonies. Just 25 weeks ago today hft gavp up his crown of England and because she could not be his queen. "I will," the duke supremely happy, answered in a firm, loud to tho Anglican poor man's parson who gavo him the unsanctioned blessing of the Church of England. As far as I could soo neither duke nor anyone else kissed the brldo. The d u k e raised his voice so in his eagerness to take the "woman I love" as his wife that he startled the 34 guests in tho flower-banked music room of this old chateau. A f t e r him. hit, blue-eyed lady answered "I will " Her voice was just as llrm as Edward's, but more hushed. The religious service ended at 12.14 p. in. (6:14 a. m.. E. S. T.) after the woddlng party had come from highballs .aid cocktails on the terrace This burst of gaycty followed roly- poly Dr. Charles Morcier's civil service service as mayor of this hamlet. The Anglican preacher who dnfied his bishops wa« tho Rpv. R, Anderson Janline, "poor man's" vicar of Dir- llngton, England The American-born Duchess of Windsor,*«.' member now of the British royal family although by royal decree she must not style herself "Her Royal Highness". wa« clad in light "Wallis blue"--her husband's favorite shade--from lioad to foot. Her blue costume was completent- ed by sparkling sapphire bracelets and earrings. From her small straw lat stemmed blue and pink feathers. A f t e r tho religious ceremony d u k e and duchess led their guests jack to the terrace. There, a buffet wedding breakfast had been spread. Edward Mode Speech Edward made a short speech, thanking "all of you people for coming coming on this occasion so important us." The breakfast was a friendly, informal informal gathering of those who had stayed by tho former king's side after tho December crisis in which he left tils throne. The bridal couple disappeared for a brief time and then returned to tbeir company. The duchess bad changed to another another costume and the duke had doffe'l his cutaway for a blue serce suit. Just five minutes after Mon's' country physician-mayor began t h e French legal ceremony in the chateau salon, Wallis Warfleld was the Duchess of Windsor, wed to the man who laid aside a crown to share moment with her. That was 11:47 a. m. ( 5 : 4 E. S. T.) The next few minutes were spent In signing civil documents to comply with the French law. I watched Dr. Mercier, bedecked in his red, white and blue sash of office, self-consciously hand the papers to the Monts town crier, stuck them In an old leather case bicycled feverishly back to the town hall. "By one of those whims of, des- Iny," the mayor told the bridal ouple, "It is under the blue eky among the flowers of the garden of France in the laughing valley ol Indure, that the most moving of dylls has Just unfolded Itself.' . . The illustrious wedding which innumerable hearts will celebrate In secret today had for Its celebrant the mayor of a little town of Touraine. "In saluting in its name of a prince who was the well-beloved sovereign of a friendly people, and she whom his highness has chose from a noble country to which are attached with the same precious bonds--greatness and glory--, permit permit him who has just received the mutual consent uniting your destinies destinies to give you the most sincere ~T**lt) wishes for your happiness. . . ." Religious Service. When the couple re-entered the turretted Chateau from the terrace during the cocktail interim ·***

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  1. The Kingston Daily Freeman,
  2. 03 Jun 1937, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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