POLAND: Pilsudski v. Daszynski

Deputies of the Sejm, Poland's Parliament, assembled nervously in Warsaw last week, for the first time since swashbuckling, eagle-eyebrowed Dictator Josef Pilsudski packed them off on a compulsory vacation seven months ago.

Today almost the only champion of the Deputies' rights against the whims of the Dictator is Speaker of the Sejm Ignacy Daszynski, the Civilian Marshal of Poland, a onetime friend but now foe of the "Military Marshal"—Pilsudski.

During the enforced adjournment of the Sejm, bold Speaker Daszynski defied the Dictator in several newspaper articles calling upon him...

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