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r-H ", iMvlBpwMMWpviWV -cPStS'fV TJWiv,V!" THE STORYOF-A REAL PRINCESS CTnvwnimtmaaniii Onceupon a time ? i No. This isn't a fairytale. It's truVas 'gospel tliougE it IS about a princess. ' Once upona time there was a little'princess, a jvery high-born Tyiiiriee iAa&i e nrfnftaecac rr- - , ! there is no higher .born in'" the world today and she was greatly beloved by her father, the king. She was the idol o the king's heart. For to the king and his queen had been born many sons, six of them, to be precise, and all of them 'very ,fine arid, stalwart princes indeed; as princesgo, but not till this little princess was born was the king'sjdhging for a daugh ter satisfied"" " So the king loved the princess a little more tenderly than he loved any of his sons, though they were all very dear .to hinir And thus, pondering how he mfgjit bestow upon his beloved daughter some boon above pricfe, he hidfin his heart a secret decree that should The Princess. some day make the little princess perhaps the happiest 'princess the world ever saw. " . , '-- Now the little princess is a grown up princess, a tall and straight -and regal maid. And now, at last the king's secret decree is known to her and to all the world'. And this is .the decree that -the king kept hidden so long in his heart: "My daughter shall wed for love alone and not for the.glorjj of empire or crown." v (For the king knew that empire and crown, were safe in the hahds of his stalwart sons, whom he had not suffered ,to" wed ford love alone, butvwh had wed that the state might be strengthened. ) 'And now tlie world waits, wondering who 'will 'wed the little.;! rirjncessj a,nd whether he will be worthy ofiher, and whether she wills indeed be happy seeing that really happy princess are so-rare inrj this old world. I, -.b Here's a picture of the little princess as she is today. " Arid hereYher-name, most of it anyhow; Victoria Isouise-Ade- iMMMHMi - aliw -5rf .