BELGIUM: Suspicious Queen Elisabeth

Suspicious Queen Elisabeth

"Our Queen has learned through me that there was something foul about the official investigation of the fog deaths."

Thus spoke Professor Ernest Malvoz of the University of Liege last week and Queen Elisabeth made no denial. To all appearances Her Majesty was suspicious of the Belgian Cabinet's official declaration that the deaths of 67 persons in the Meuse valley last fortnight were due solely to "cold fog" (TIME, Dec. 15).

Throughout the week Professor Malvoz and other scientists enjoying the confidence of Queen Elisabeth pursued their investigation. Throughout...

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