SPAIN: Asturias Is Robust

Like Tsar Nicholas II's sickly little Tsarevitch, the Prince of the Asturias (Crown Prince of Spain) was afflicted from birth with haemophilia, a dread and supposedly incurable disease. When a haemophile receives even the slightest cut his wound heals so slowly that from the merest scratch he may bleed to death. The Prince of the Asturias, 23, suddenly appeared in Paris not only in apparent good health but palpably, impressively robust.

In the past two years rumors issuing from Spain have pictured Her Majesty Queen Victoria Eugenie as...

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