BELGIUM: Notes, Aug. 9, 1926

Charlotte. Their Majesties, the King and Queen of the Belgians journeyed sadly last week to a great chateau near Brussels, entered, came softly into the presence of a very old but smiling, clear-eyed princess whose retainers address her as "Your Imperial Majesty." "So it is Prince Albert," she said, "Albert, my little nephew. So, so. . . . The Emperor is not here yet. But he will come, Albert. He will come soon. . . ." Princess Charlotte, daughter of the late King Leopold I of Belgium babbled on. Their Majesties answered...

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