RUMANIA: Tender But Lovely Hope

"Rumania stands. . . . Rumania, the country I love and have to live for, stands and stands! ... I am the link with the past—the one still on guard. . . . Rumania and I are one. No joys, no griefs can come to Rumania that are not mine!"

She who gave utterance to these lines was, of course, the Dowager Queen Marie of Rumania. Last week, she and her daughter-in-law, Princess Helen, mother of Baby King Mihai, jointly received in audience the new Peasant Prime Minister of Rumania, Juliu Maniu — he...