M. Doumergue, President of France, visiting the Decorative Arts Exposition, was suddenly stopped by one of his suite before an elaborate pavilion.
"Monsieur le President," said the suite member, "step in, and I will present you to the Queen of Holland."
The President demurred. "Comment?" said he. His entourage answered with smiles and smiles and President Doumergue entered.
Queen Wilhemina was not there.
Only slight, however, was the Presidential disappointment. For in Her Majesty's stead he saw a flawless, exquisitely cut diamond, sparkling with a transparent, sky-blue light, hitherto unknown in precious stones....