ITALY: God's Sign

The deep boom of 101 guns echoed over Naples one afternoon last week. At the gate of the Royal Palace gaily uniformed guards presented arms. The blare of bugles cut the afternoon air. At 3 o'clock, a dapper equerry clicked his heels before the Palace, tied blue and white silk ribbons to the main door. From thousands of loyal Italians thronging the streets of Naples went up a mighty roar. To the Princess of Piedmont, Crown Princess Marie-José, had just been born a nine-pound boy "with dark hair, dark eyes and a florid...

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