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More than 50 Rumanian lawyers courted popularity last week by offering their services free to defend a citizen jailed for lese majeste to King Carol II.

The citizen, Professor Fortescu, president of the Rumanian High School Teachers' Association, had not accused His Majesty of mere immorality, royal peccadillos being taken for granted at Bucharest. Instead Professor Fortescu had made himself spokesman for a charge which has smoldered in Rumanian public opinion these many months. In a bold speech, three weeks ago, he accused his Sovereign of packing the highest offices of...

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