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Marquess' Engagement Wins King's Blessing It's for Keeps, Says Bride-Elect Bride-Elect Bride-Elect London, Sept. 28 (U.R) King George VI was disclosed tonight to have given his blessing to the engagement of the Marquess of Milford Haven, Britain's most eligible ycung bachelor, to Mrs. Romaine Simpson, American divorcee. divorcee. Mrs. Simpson is recalled as a pretty little girl when she visited relatives in Louisville, says a story on Page 10, Section 2. Press agent Frank Shaw, who yesterday issued a Hollywood-type Hollywood-type Hollywood-type press release announcing the young nobleman's engagement, said Milford Haven wrote the King informing him of his intentions intentions and that the King sent back his "best wishes" late today. (At Cannes, France, the Marchioness Marchioness of Milford Haven said that she "approved entirely" of her son's engagement to Mrs. Simpson. "She's a charming woman," the Marchioness said.) Earlier in the day, the Marquess Marquess held a press conference at Claridge's Hotel, with his fiancee sitting by his side. Milford Haven said he had written the King "as a matter of courtesy," although he said he felt that he was so far removed from possible succession to the Crown that he did not come under the Marriage Act of 1772. That act makes it mandatory for the King to consent to royal betrothals. betrothals. Milford Haven said the ceremony ceremony would be held "definitely in Washington at the home of Mrs. Simpson's mother at the end of November. The best man will be British and there will be several maids of honor." Mrs. Simpson squeezed his ,hand and remarked, "I am very I"' I lM fT'iSTs hi k'i Associated Press Wirephoto. Strolling through London's Hyde Park are the Marquess of Milford Haven and Mrs. Romaine Simpson, New York divorcee, after announcement of their engagement Tuesday. much in love with David. It was probably love at first sight, but I can't remember. This husband is definitely for keeps." Brannan Says Price Drop Could Wreck Our Economy Atlantic City, Sept. 28 (JP) Secretary of Agriculture Brannan said today unless the nation solves the problem of farm surpluses we may "re-enact "re-enact "re-enact the tragedy of another another farm-led farm-led farm-led depression." Noting that farm production is soaring while the prices farmers receive are dropping, the Cabinet officer declared that "failure to King's Nephew Weds A Commoner Today London, Sept. 28 (JP) The Earl of Harewood, nephew of King George VI, and Miss Marion Stem, Vienna-born Vienna-born Vienna-born concert pianist, pianist, helda final rehearsal today for their wedding tomorrow in old St. Mark's Church. King George, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Elizabeth, the Duke of Edinburgh, and Princess Margaret Margaret left Balmoral Castle in Scotland for London by royal train to attend the ceremony. The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester joined the train at Perth. They will be among 900 guests to see the 26-year-old 26-year-old 26-year-old 26-year-old 26-year-old Earl, 11th in line for the throne, and his commoner fiancee married by the bishop of Ripon. if INSUM NOW JULIUS

Clipped from The Courier-Journal29 Sep 1949, ThuPage 5

The Courier-Journal (Louisville, Kentucky)29 Sep 1949, ThuPage 5
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