CANADA: Good Omen

With three echoing cheers for Juliana, three more for a free Holland, the plump blue-clad jack-tars of the Dutch cruiser that brought the war's first royal refugees to the New World last week said good-by to their princesses at Halifax. Immediately, butter-cheeked Juliana, Crown Princess of The Netherlands, and her tiny children—Princess Beatrix, aged 2½, and Princess Irene, aged 9 months—were whisked off to a pine-shadowed log chateau in the Laurentians. Juliana was bitter. Said she: "Never speak to me of pity. Pity is for the weak, and our terrible fate has made us stronger than ever before."


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