Foreign News: Wally, Mary, Victoria

Although she does not rate as a royal highness, the Duchess of Windsor loves royal ado of all kinds. Last week the Duke bought her a truly royal present—one of the eleven Norwegian platinum fox pelts in the world. Price: $1,722.50. Some days earlier he had also taken her to Biarritz to see some royal statuary—a bust of Queen Victoria, the Duke'sgreat-grandmother, designed by the French Sculptor Maxime Réal del Sarte. If Queen Mary cannot take Duchess Wally, it is a safe bet that Queen Victoria could not have. The Victoria bust will be unveiled next month. Biarritz's mayor explained that...

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