Foreign News: Kings Courageous

Down the sullen, turgid Danube —blue only to baying, waltzing houris—a royal barge put-putted last week past the great swamps of Braila, near Bucharest. George II, deposed King of the ungrateful Greeks, was motorboating with his unobtrusive father-in-law, King Ferdinand I of Rumania.

Ferdinand, a Hohenzollern, gave himself up suddenly to one of the whims characteristic of that House. For no reason at all he ordered a second motorboat to draw alongside, debarked into it with the entire royal party which included onetime Prince Christopher of Greece.

A few seconds later the engine of...

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