GERMANY: Brickbats for Hermin

The present consort of Wilhelm II is a healthy, good-humored woman with an easy stride, who does not take too seriously the pompous courtesy titles sometimes proclaimed at her approach by Netherlandic butlers in the vicinity of Doom. Example: "Her Imperial and Royal Highness, the German Empress Hermine, Queen of Prussia." Actually Princess Hermine is a strictly practical woman who stipulated in her marriage contract (1922) that she should be allowed every year a vacation away from the Netherlands—in Germany. Last week the period of this vacation was at hand, and with...

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