BELGIUM: Heir of Italy

Both are young, personable, Roman Catholic. Many an inspired despatch has linked their names, praised her 'cello playing, his dexterity at the wheel of a roaring motor, her welfare work among Belgian babies, his dashing career as an Italian colonel. She met him first in Rome when she was only eleven, while spike-helmeted Germans were trampling her own Brussels. Last week he came with a suite of 31 Italian nobles to seek her hand. Only a bullet was needed to make completely romantic the engagement, officially proclaimed at Brussels, of Marie Jose,...

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