RUMANIA: Royalty Returns

A rumor spread wildfirewise through Rumania last week that King Ferdinand lay dead in his palace, but that the fact would be concealed until after the return of Queen Marie to Bucharest. From every major Capital, Rumanian diplomats protested indignantly that their Sovereign was alive.* Meanwhile the Rumanian Court Chamberlain, General Angelesco, sped to meet Queen Marie on her arrival at Cherbourg.

Aboard the Berengaria Queen Marie at first kept to her suite of staterooms, alleging mal de mer, though the crossing was anything but rough. Later she dined at the captain's...

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