RUMANIA: Stranded?

Peter Augustus Jay, U. S. Minister to Rumania, soon to become Ambassador to the Argentine Republic (TIME, Mar. 30), was instructed by the State Department to make one last wail for money owed to the U. S. and to U. S. corporations.

Rumania owes money to half the countries of Europe. Her debts are notorious. Last year (TIME, Apr. 7, 14, 1924, RUMANIA), Benito Mussolini cancelled a proposed visit of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie to Italy's Royal family. He sent destroyers to Rumania's only port, collected some money.

Undaunted, their Majesties...

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