RUMANIA: Ominous Rist

Far more potent than most statesmen is alert, tactiturn M. le Professeur Charles Rist, fiscal expert of the Bank of France. When he and his corps of secretaries descend in these days upon a minor European capital local Treasury officials are in a panic, hope for a loan, fear disclosures. In Bucharest last week M. le Professeur Charles Rist made an announcement which rocked the Kingdom of Rumania.

Investigation has disclosed, intimated M. le Professeur, who never speaks for publication, that the Royal Government has pursued for the past ten years a...

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