EGYPT: Whistles & Brickbats

As unobtrusively as possible last week, young Egyptian Wafdists (Nationalists) wheeled barrows full of brickbats through the alleys of Alexandria, dumped them handily near Mehemet Ali Square and in the backyards of buildings along the famed Sheif Pasha (Alexandria's "Fifth Ave-nue"). So far as the napping authorities knew all that was going to happen was "Two Hours of Silence."

The "silence" had been ordered by Wafdist Leader Nahas Pasha, whom King Fuad recently forced to resign as Prime Minister, although he commanded 95% of the seats in...

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