Foreign News: Magda v. Helen

World's No. 1 courtesan today is Mme Magda Lupescu, red-haired Jewish mistress of King Carol II.

Pressure by Courtesan Magda to oust Queen Helen (not merely from power but physically from Rumania) has been merciless for months. Not long ago an English friend of the hard-pressed Queen received word from her that "surrender seems inevitable." Last week Bucharest buzzed with the rumored terms of surrender: Queen Helen was said to have demanded a capital sum which would yield $40,000 in annual interest. His Majesty was said to...

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