SWEDEN: King to King

The ominous, grey shape of the Spanish armored cruiser Principe Alfonso was silhouetted, last week, against the white buildings and brown or reddish towers of Stockholm, famed "Venice of the North."

As the Principe Alfonso steamed slowly in, King Gustaf V of Sweden watched from a balcony of his immense, square palace, commanding the lagoon. Came the slow thunder of a royal salute and its return. Then the King of All the Swedes and many a Lapp* descended to greet a tanned and sprightly Monarch, who soon landed from the Principe Alfonso. Naturally the royal visitor was His Most...

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