THE NETHERLANDS: Speech From Queen

Half a million Dutch turned out in The Hague for the annual opening of the States General last week when they heard the rumor that Prince "Benno." the German fiance of Crown Princess Juliana, would probably be riding in the royal coach.

Actually discreet Prince "Benno" stayed home. Bands blared and standards were clipped to the ground as beloved Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands waddled in to read the speech from the Throne opening Parliament. As usual, the State paper was written by close-cropped and sagacious Premier Hendrikus Colijn. With Dutch industry now...

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