JAPAN: A Royal Romance

The marriage of H. R. H. Crown Prince Hirohito of Japan, who is also Regent, to Princess Nagako Kuni-no-Miya will be solemnized on Jan. 29 in the sanctuary of the Imperial Palace at Tokyo.

The royal marriage was to have taken place last month, but had to be postponed owing to the disastrous earthquake.

Both the Crown Prince and the Princess are adored by the Japanese for their simplicity and their democratic views.

Hitherto, it was not comme il faut (in fact it was considered "indecent") for a royal prince to marry for love....

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