POLAND: Midnight Madness

Dictator Josef Pilsudski, moody and perverse, scorned even to appear before the recent session of the Polish Sejm (Parliament) which had risen last week for the holidays. Then, impulsively, Marshal Pilsudski decided late one night last week that he wanted to talk to the politicians after all.

For the Marshal to desire is to act. The Sejm was not in session, but there might be some politicians skulking in the Parliament building. There were. A committee, sparsely attended, was mulling drowsily over the War Department appropriations in the budget. Suddenly the door...

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