GREECE: Paul & Margaritas

Greeks last week painted a wheezing steam locomotive pure white, "the bridal color." They shined up a train of cars, screwed onto each a Greek crown in electric lights. Chuffing off went tall, fair, handsome Crown Prince Paul, 36, brother of Greece's George II, and traveled up to the Yugoslav frontier to fetch his German fiancee, broad-faced, broad-smiling Princess Frederika Luise of Hanover, 20. The bridal train itself was six hours late on the run from the frontier to Athens—not, however, an undue delay for Greek trains —and there for nearly...

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