RUMANIA: Modern Kingship

Closer and closer last week, Carol II edged from Kingship to Dictatorship. He announced that hereafter he will attend every session of the Cabinet. He called to his royal palace his old leering tutor, Professor Nicholas Jorga (the new Prime Minister) and other members of the new Cabinet. To them he said: "I have now found a group of men—yourselves—with whose co-operation I hope to realize my ideals!"

To this Premier Jorga, well coached, responded: "Your Majesty's activities will not be restricted by any respect for obsolete formalities. . . ....

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