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Royal University Girl

124

Miss Louise van Buren alias Crown Princess Juliana will start her academic career at Leyden University.

The learned, scholastic doctors of Leyden University were titillated last week by an announcement that “Mejuffrouw* Louise Van Buren” will began to study at Leyden next September, majoring in Dutch law and literature. Mejuffrow Louise, 18, is not unknown or unbeloved in Leyden. Her great ancestor, William of Orange, founded the…

Hermine Calls

236

A short account how the the Queen-Mother (21 at the time) met her husband, 62-year-old King William III, justly known as the “Dutch Don Juan.”

Whatever is royal and at the same time smart and sumptuous, in the Netherlands, will usually be found to appertain to that great lady, the Queen Mother Emma. Her daughter, Queen Wilhelmina, is undoubtedly more popular, more Dutch, more well-beloved; but the Queen Mother is Royal, as though by Right…

Blood of Islam

46

The Islamic-Nationalist riots burst out again last week in Sumatra. As usual the Dutch press, ignorantly or maliciously, referred to the malcontents as “Communists.”

The Islamic-Nationalist riots, recently suppressed in Java (TIME, Nov. 22) burst out again last week in Sumatra. Dutch troops of the Netherlandic East Indies forces arrested 550 rioters at Siloengkang, shot 100. As usual the Dutch press, ignorantly or maliciously, referred to the malcontents as “Communists.”

Little Empire

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Legend has made the Netherlands “a little country.” With Communist outbreaks in the Dutch East Indies, few U. S. citizens realized that almost half as many live under the Dutch as under the U.S. flag.

Because quaint windmills slowly twirl on the famed Island of Marken, tourists forget that nearby Amsterdam is as populous as Boston. Legend has made the Netherlands “a little country.” Therefore when news came last week of fresh Communist outbreaks in the Dutch East Indies, few U. S. citizens realized that…

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