ROUMANIA: Zizi Sues

A black-bearded man wearing a cocked hat and displaying an immense brass shield called last week at the Hotel Chambord in the Champs-Elysees, Paris. His impressive uniform proclaimed him a huissier, a process-server. With dignity he delivered to one of the hotel clerks a paper serving notice upon the abdicated Crown Prince Carol of Roumania that his first (morganatic) wife, Zizi Lambrino, had arrived at Paris from Bucharest and started suit to recover 10 million fanes from him, avowedly on the grounds that she is still his wife. Zizi. It. was...

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