For perhaps the first time since the ascension of Tsar Boris III (1918), His Majesty managed to slip out of Sofia last week en route for Switzerland before rumors could be started that he went in search of a bride. Year after year correspondents have cried "Wolf! Wolf!" to the effect that he was going to marry this princess or that, whenever Bachelor Tsar Boris has set out for his annual vacation (TIME, July 26, 1926, et ante). This year the Tsar resolved to outwit rumor mongers.

Shrewd, he delayed his vacation beyond...

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