RUMANIA: 3 Women, 3 Children

The abdicated Crown Prince Carol of Rumania was sitting quietly on a divan at his Paris home one morning last week. Beside him sat a red-haired Rumanian Jewess, Mme. Magda Lupescu. A prying world knows that they reside together and that she is enceinte (TIME, Dec. 13). A sea coal fire glowed upon the hearth and Carol read aloud, in thoughtful domesticity, from the morning newspaper.

Suddenly came a sound at the casement window. It was pushed open, and a seven-year-old boy climbed onto the sill. He was supported by a weary, drawn-faced...

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