Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Princess Marie Jose gives to the poor

December 15, 1929

Princess Marie José, who is to marry Crown Prince Umberto of Italy next month, has given a farewell gift of $1400 to the poor of Brussels.
The mayor of Brussels issued a statement, thanking the princess for her generosity. "Her Royal Highness wants the people of Brussels to see in this gesture a testimonial of her feeling of affection toward them."

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