POLAND: Swiss President

Warsavians gaped amazedly last week as Ignatz Moscicki, by birth a Pole, by title "Professor," by profession an engineer, by naturalization a Swiss, was elected President of Poland.

This extravagant denouement to the Pilsudski revolution (TIME, May 24 et seq.) followed Marshal Pilsudski's refusal of the presidency, to which Parliament elected him (TIME, June 7), and his curt intimation to the astonished Deputies that they had best elect "honest Ignatz Moscicki," heretofore a total political nobody, but an intimate of Pilsudski.

"Honest Ignatz,"† though elected,** did not—according to gleeful correspondents—possess a dress shirt in...

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