RUMANIA: Harun-al-Carol

Like Harun-al-Raschid and the Mayor of Philadelphia (see p. 15), H. M. Carol II, Rumania's buck-toothed ruler, sorely in need of personal popularity, last week disguised himself and went forth among his people to see how his country was running.

With a pair of aides-de-camp, King Carol descended upon the police stations of Bucharest. First station visited was locked. After knocking many times H. M. was answered by a gruff voice: "What the hell do you want? Wait your turn!" The aides assisted His Majesty in kicking in the door, discovered the...

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