GERMANY: Spirit of Hohenzollern

Outside the U. S. the man who owns a motor car is ipso facto assumed to be rich. In Europe and in South America automobile clubs are the acme of smartness.* Last week rich & smart Germans were profoundly stirred by the decision of their National Automobile Club to adopt as its Patron "His Imperial and Royal Majesty Wilhelm II, Emperor of Germany and King of Prussia."

The announcement for Der Klub was made by its chairman, Duke Karl Eduard of Saxe-Coburg-and-Gotha. "Through this symbolic action," he declared, "the National German Automobile Club...

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