ITALY: Contessa di Albertini

Socially well-posted U. S. Negroes know that at Rome resides the most ancient and patrician aristocracy in Europe. Prince Massimo of Rome is an undisputed descendant of the Roman General Quintus Fabius Maximus, "The Delayer" (Third Century B. C.). The family of the late Prince Scipione Borghesi is both Royal and Papal. There are, in fact, dozens, scores, hundreds of Italian noblemen whole titles are genuine and venerable beyond reproach. Therefore, it was not surprising that in Paris last week, famed Negress Black Bottom, and Charleston performer Miss Josephine Baker, once of Harlem,...

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