Foreign News: Triumphal Return

Quietly and frugally near Brussels live a distinguished Van-Dyke-bearded gentleman, his singularly lovely wife, and a son in the best French tradition of sleek, slightly pale, aristocratic youth. Thousands of Frenchmen call them La Famille Royale and honor as Le Roi de France the gentleman whom the world calls only the Due de Guise. The son, Prince Henri Robert Ferdinand Marie Louis Philippe, is hailed as Le Dauphin de France, or Crown Prince. One day last week as the North Star express from Brussels thundered into Paris, there occurred such a demonstration that pop-eyed...

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