JUGOSLAVIA: Royalties & Slava Cake

Ever since Benito Mussolini married off a sloe-eyed daughter of Italian King Vittorio-Emanuele III to earnest Tsar Boris of Bulgaria, France and her "Little Entente" Allies have been working to counteract Il Duce's supposed influence on the Bulgarian Court. Both Little Entente kings—Carol of Rumania and Alexander of Jugoslavia—have been courting Boris. A "Three-Kings Conference" of Boris, Carol and Alexander is in prospect at Sofia on Jan. 31, the day after Boris's next birthday. Last week the Tsar of the Bulgars took his Italian-born Tsaritsa to Jugoslavia to break a slava...

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