Monday, May 14, 2012

Greek Crown Princess is very ill

May 14, 1922

Crown Princess Elisabeth, the wife of Crown Prince George of of Greece has been "ill for sometime," and is in "very critical condition," reports the Associated Press.   She is said to be suffering from a "plural abscess." 

The Crown Princess underwent surgery yesterday, where a "small quanity of pus was removed."

At 2 a.m., there were "symptons of pulmonary edemia with great weakness of the heart and cold extremities."   An evening bulletin noted that her temperature is 102.5.

The Crown Princess's mother, Queen Marie of Romania, is expected to arrive later today. She has been at the bedside of her youngest daughter, Princess Ileana, who is suffering from chicken pox.

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