Prayers were offered at Belgrade, capital of Yugo-Slavia, and at many other churches in the country, that Queen Marie's baby be a boy. The happy event, which is of supreme national importance, is not expected for some months.

The Royal Family of Yugo-Slavia has, at present, no son and heir. The birth of a boy to Queen Marie will, therefore, ensure a direct descendant for the Karageorgevitch dynasty.

The Queen is now spending a fortnight with her mother, Queen Marie of Rumania, at Ragusa.


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