"The tooth decayed into the jawbone and set up inflammation of the middle ear. . . . The King suffered intense pain with heroic stoicism. . . ."

So said last week one of the six doctors recently called in consultation upon the decayed tooth of King Alexander of Jugoslavia (TIME, Sept. 3).

The royal jaw is now convalescent, having been operated upon by Dr. George E. Reeves, sole U. S. dentist in Jugoslavia.

Last week His Majesty was reported to be rapidly resuming normal mastication; but his garrulous dental consultant (not Dr. Reeves) said:...

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