Friday, February 5, 2010

"Joy of the Regiment"

" Lolilla, regimental canteen of Alfonso XII, who campaigns in Morocco, has been nicknamed by the soldiers "Joy of the Regiment"

The woman most popular of Spain, at present, is certainly "Lolilla, the regimental sutler of Alfonso XII, which is the country of Morocco.
Lolilla, (who) is a very pure type of Spanish beauty, is nicknamed "la alegria del regimento" (the joy of the Regiment).
Fearless, tireless, she is seen sometimes at the bedside of the wounded, sometimes under the tent where she writes under the dictation of soldiers, letters to (sweet hearts) in Andalusian waiting, anxious, the end of the campaign ..

Le Petit Journal Illustrated October 17, 1909

Google translation from French.

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