GERMANY: Virtuous Prince

While even great and good men have occasionally made sport of Virtue, in every age, it is still venerated with the utmost pomp by a Germanic branch of that famed brotherhood of nobles, The Order of St. John of Jerusalem.

Every knight of St. John swears to "protect women, the orphans, and the weak," and must possess a name untouched by scandal. Last week, in Berlin, there was inaugurated as Grand Master of the Order of St. John a gentleman whose virtue is unsmirched, Prince Oscar Charles Gustav-Adolf von Hohenzollern, 38, fifth son of onetime King and Emperor Wilhelm II.

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