AFGHANISTAN: Home to Kabul

King Amanullah and Queen Thuraya of Afghanistan emerged, last week, from Soviet Russia. From Moscow via the Crimea and the Black Sea they came to Constantinople, then plunged inland to Angora, the new capital of the Turkish Republic. There King Amanullah, called "The Peace of God" had his hand warmly shaken and both cheeks soundly kissed by the Ghazi, "The Victorious One," President Mustafa Kemal Pasha.

Soon costly and significant gifts were bestowed upon the Royal Afghans. For Queen Thuraya two Angora cats of super-best breed, next an even softer, silkier present:...