RUMANIA: Last Laugh

Rumanians do not yet know the half of Her Majesty Queen Marie's exuberant doings (TIME, Oct. 25, 1926, et seq.) and endorsings in the U. S. Rumanian censorship obliterates lèse-majesteé. Last week a mite of the spicy truth leaked out at Bucharest. Wrote intrepid Publicist Grigore Filipescu:

"All America was laughing at us because Queen Marie during her visit to the United States forgot to mention that she never paid her motoring bill. In America the Queen's photographs were used to boost toilet creams and perfumes. Even her private diary was taken from a...

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