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Gardens ! Their marriage was one
of the most domestically placid
in the history of royal families.
The most recent marriage con
summated through the known
proposal of the woman was that
of Queen Wilhelmina of the
Netherlands to the Prince Con
Queen Wilhelmina, who had
ascended the throne as" a child
with her mother as regent, had an
experience very similar to that of
Queen Victoria. With the eligible
royalties of Europe at her dispos
al she selected a prince whose
principal diplomatic claim was
The details of the proposal
method were more carefully
guarded than those of her prede
cessors in the art, but the Dutch
people greeted their queen's be
trothal with 'acclaim.
SOME FELLOWS FIND IT HARDER EVERY YEAR
Gertrude Hoffman To rust
out my clothes rather than wear
. o o
Most people seem to believe in
burning the scandal at both ends.
Gen. Reyes To keep out o
jails I have already been in.
Swagger There, that's some
thing like a cigar!
Victim Yes. What is it?