MARRIED BY TELEGRAPH. — The other day, a lady in Syracuse was married to a soldier in a fort near Washington. The parties were about four hundred miles apart, and the vows were spoken by telegraph. The officiating minister on this occasion was the chaplain of the regiment to which the happy man belonged. He didn’t kiss the bride. It took two hours to do the work up complete, and the telegram from the chaplain to the lady, announcing that she and the soldier were man and wife, is the bride’s marriage certificate.
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