ROUMANIA: Carol Travels

Servitors flitted excitedly about the Hotel de la Ville, Milan. While an adept facchino hastily pasted the establishment's labels on a small mountain of luggage, he grinned to observe a dictatorial Roumanian gentleman who fumed with the proprietor over the last items of a considerable bill. Suddenly a petite red-haired young woman emerged from the hotel lift with the abdicated Crown Prince Carol of Roumania. Before them scurried the Roumanian gentleman, dictatorial no longer, to usher Mme. Magda Lupescu and the former Crown Prince into...

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