BELGIUM: Zoology

Certain that they were doing the right, the proper and, indeed, the only possible thing last week, several British officials sorely irked Belgian King Albert.

His Majesty, desiring to fly to the Belgian Congo, had booked an ordinary ticket on a British Imperial Airways liner. "And I want it understood," he told the British booking clerk, "that there are to be no special arrangements whatever."

There were special arrangements from one end of Mother Nile to the other. Wherever the big British bird alighted for a few minutes to leave a passenger or...

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