NETHERLANDS: A Queen's Salary

Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina, 25 years a Queen, intimated to the Minister of Finance, Jonkheer Dr. R. J. de Geer, that she and her mother, Dowager Queen Emma (65) will share in a proposed cut in the salaries of State officials. The Queen receives 600,000 guilders ($241,200) from the civil list and an allowance of 50,000 guilders ($20,100) for the maintenance of the Royal palaces, as well as the revenue from her private estates, and the income from the large private fortune of the House of Orange.

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