HUNGARY: Black Archduke

Gleaming, silent, a grey limousine crossed the huge square before the House of Parliament at Budapest last week, and drew up at the massive portal. A flunkey opened the door and out stepped a man clad all in black. Four blazing diamond brooches held in place the sole ornament of his costume, a green sash across his breast. He was the Archduke Albrecht of Habsburg, claimant to the Hungarian Throne (TIME, Jan. 24 et ante).

As the Black Archduke passed through the Gate of Honor, two lines of guards with leopard skins thrown over...

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