ALBANIA: International Cough

Gleefully last week anti-tobacco leagues and anti-cigaret societies pointed to young King Zog of Albania as a frightful warning. Having smoked a small carload of cigarets (coarse, loose-rolled Macedonias) in the past year,* King Zog developed such a cough that his Italian physician announced that he had completely lost his voice. King Zog was dumb. Alarming news that the dumb Zog's ailment might be cancer of the throat caused European chancelleries to turn anxious eyes on Albania. Despite its bachelor king, Albania is already an Italian protectorate to all intents and purposes. Diplomats...

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