GREECE: Man of Crete

A nimble old man with gentle eyes and one of the keenest brains in Europe set Athenian politicians to squabbling furiously, last week and brought down the Cabinet of Prime Minister Alexander Zaimis. Four years ago the famed old man, Eleutherios Venizelos, surprised Greeks announcing his retirement (TIME, 17, 1924). Followed a recuperative period spent at various European spas. Then smart Parisians were made merry by the apparition of a Venizelos once more sprightly and impeccably dandified. He sipped champagne with a zest smacked of youth. He popped in and out of...

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