October 26, 1935
Infante Don Juan of Spain and his new wife, Princess Maria de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two-Sicilies, were the "guests of honor" at a lunch today hosted by the Infante's eldest brother, Alfonso, Count of Covadonga, reports the New York Times.
The luncheon was held at Fornos, a Spanish restaurant at 236 West 52nd Street in New York City,.
Infante Juan, 21, and his bride arrived in New York City severdal days ago on the Bremen for a "world-tour wedding trip." Their "greatest thrill" was a visit to the Empire State Building's observation tower.
The Count of Covadonga's wife, Edelmira, whom he married in 1933, was also at lunch, as were several Spanish journalists.