ROUMANIA: Strong-Arm Election

Despatches from Bucharest announced that the long heralded Roumanian general elections resulted last week in a three to one government majority. Cables from non-Roumanian cities reported, as usual, that the Roumanian government had exercised the most inhuman violence against Opposition candidates, that at least one such candidate—a priest named Turco—had been killed by government supporters with the assistance of gendarmes. What occurred may be judged from an account cabled from Vienna by able New York Times correspondent Clarence Streit.*

Two days before the...

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