RUMANIA: Mere News

Easter Sunday, falling last week in Rumania according to the Orthodox Church calendar, was to be a great day for a cabal of Rumanian Army officers. Naturally King Carol, his fat little son Michael, his brother Nicholas and Queen Mother Marie, would go to worship in the 270-year-old Cathedral, which stands high above Bucharest's gardens and gilt cupolas. Someone would throw a grenade, another and another into the midst of the royal worshippers. Entirely rid of its eccentric royal family, Rumania would be ready for a military dictatorship. One chore would...

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