Gustav Cardinal Piffl, was en route sedately down the Ringstrasse in Vienna, last fortnight, when a newspaper blew from a housetop and enveloped suddenly the head of His Eminence.

Disentangling himself, Cardinal Piffl found his eys arrested by a news item. It told how Hungarian Bishop Zichy had examined at Lequeitio, Spain, the day before a young lad who is the legitimate head of the House of Habsburg and pretender to the throne of Hungary. He, the young Archduke Otto, 15, had been examined for three days by Bishop Zichy, who declared...

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