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Java Jolt

80

Throughout Western Java in the Netherlandic Indies concerted Communist revolts broke out last week and were supressed by the military.

Throughout Western Java in the Netherlandic Indies concerted Communist revolts broke out last week, seemingly indicating that the Indonesian Communist Party is much stronger than Netherlanders had thought. In Batavia, a mob made wild a sultry night with shootings and torch-flamings. In lesser towns, murders of district-chiefs were reported.

Governor…

Like Columbus

389

A Dutch submarine sailed and dived to San Francisco. The submarine continued to the Dutch East-Indies.

A blunt Dutch nose, slimy with seaweed, poked upward from the depths of San Francisco bay last week, was followed by the emerging bulk of Her Netherlandic Majesty’s submarine K-XIII.

Soon the news spread that the K-XIII had sailed over and dived through 10,000 miles of brine since leaving Helder in…

Girl-guiding

367

Princess Juliana (17) took a train. As she sat, perforce upright, upon a brightly varnished but angular third class bench, few would have supposed her the sole heir to the throne.

A train made up exclusively of third class carriages, spotless, as are all Dutch trains, chugged out of the Hague last week brimming with apple-cheeked Girl Guides.

She, who chattered gleefully with the exuberance of 17, waved a dutiful goodbye to stout ladies in waiting, was Girl Guide Juliana Louise Emma…

“Success”

128

Famed Dutch Ladies’ Home Journalist Edward William Bok returns to the Netherlands to offer the Queen a stained glass window.

Famed Ladies’ Home Journalist Edward William Bok was cradled at drowsy Helder, in the Netherlands, has achieved newsboy-to-vice-president* success during his last 47 years (spent mostly in the U. S.). Recently he returned to the Netherlands, ferreted (with intent to laud) into the question of how much “success” Queen Wilhelmina has…

Crisis Ends

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After almost five months of a cabinet crisis, where such occurrences are taken with phlegmatic calm, former Finance Minister de Geer has succeeded in getting together a Ministry.

For almost five months a cabinet crisis has existed at The Hague, where such occurrences are taken with phlegmatic calm. The last Cabinet, headed by Premier Colyn, quietly resigned after the Second Chamber (House) had attached a rider to the budget refusing funds to maintain the legation representing the Netherlands…

Dutch Treat

233

Queen Wilhelmina celebrated her 25th Wedding Anniversary and participated in a service of thanksgiving. That was all.

Scarcely a sovereign in Europe is so wisely and graciously parsimonious as Wilhelmina Helena Pauline Maria of Orange, Queen of the Netherlands. Her favorite Palace, at The Hague, has such an air of whitewashed simplicity that non-Dutch-speaking tourists have been known to leave the city under the impression the Court…

Celebration Continued

358

Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst, onetime Crown Prince of Germany, crossed the Dutch frontier and was met at Amersfoort by his uncle, the former Prince Henry of Prussia.

Last week, for the first time since the War, Dutch frontier guards allowed Germans to enter the Netherlands without having their passports visaed. A few hours after this regulation went into force Friedrich Wilhelm Victor August Ernst, onetime Crown Prince of Germany, crossed the Dutch frontier and was met at…

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