Pomp & circumstance attended the stately funeral at Belgrade last week of a woman much honored and beloved, Mme Tankositch, "Mother of the War."
To Serbia the War brought glory, victory, expansion to five times her former size and a new name, "Jugoslavia."
Even mere relatives of men who helped to start the world slaughter are beloved by Belgrade. "Mother" Tankositch was mother of the great hero Major Voja Tankositch. He, as every child in Jugoslavia knows, instructed in the use of firearms and in the art of assassination Gavrillo Princip.