BULGARIA: Another Tragi-Comedy

Act I saw Colonel Krastitch, Yugoslavian Military Attaché, being badly " beaten up " by three unidentified men. From Sofia, the Bulgarian Government telegraphed to the Yugoslavian Government at Belgrade its sincere regrets, stating that the deed had been executed by political scoundrels to embarrass the Government.

Act II is in Belgrade. The Government, not unmindful of Signor Benito Mussolini's successful little coup against the Greeks (TIME, Sept. 3, Oct. 1), rebuffed the apology and sent an ultimatum in two parts to Sofia:

1) Demands to be accepted within 48 hours: a)...

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