GREECE: Baffled Royalists

How annoying it can be to win a national election, Greek Royalists found out last week. The first acts of the new Royalist Premier. Panayoti Tsaldaris, lover of preserved ginger, were to default the $444,920 debt payment which Greece owed the U. S. and to set up in Athens a system of rationing bread by food cards similar to that in Russia.

Worst of all, the Greek Royalists cannot, if they are men of honor, create a diversion by restoring their King George II. Before taking office they were...

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