LITHUANIA: Smetona King?

Crown. Anton Smetona, popular father of his country and the first and present President of the republic of Lithuania (founded 1918), politely, firmly, magnificently refused the offer of a golden crown last week. A group of tenacious monarchists raised the flag of royalism, which has been a dead emblem many years, because they felt that the country would prosper, as it did of old, under the sway of an autocrat and because they thought that the President, with themselves as his courtiers and advisors, could raise the...

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