National Affairs: Elephant

Phya Vijitavongs, 52, recently appointed Siamese Minister to the U. S., walked majestically down the gangplank of the Adriatic last week, paused in Manhattan, then left for Washington, accompanied by his son Dej Sudasna, 14, and his daughter Kamala Sudasna, 13. His first official announcement was that the sacred Siamese white elephant, now in the London Zoological Gardens, would be brought to the U. S. for the winter.


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