ITALY: Lost & Found

Hoarse-voiced King Zog of Albania five months ago requested a swank Paris jeweler to send him some $600,000 worth of precious gems on approval so he could select a few stones for his Queen-to-be, impoverished, half-American, 22-year-old Countess Geraldine Apponyi of Hungary. Albania's fierce, feuding tribesmen were not surprised. Wily Zog, a onetime clan chieftain of fine old farming ancestry, has always done his business on the approval basis. He shopped for a bride in the same way. At least one European lady of title, suitable and willing to become Zog's Queen,...

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