RUMANIA: Manoilescu Acquitted

A 2 a. m. the court martial sitting to try Mihail (Michael) Manoilescu, onetime Under-Secretary of Finance, for conspiring to place onetime Crown Prince Carol on the throne (TIME, Nov. 7, 21) returned a verdict of not guilty and the prisoner was discharged. Wild enthusiasm greeted the decision and M. Manoilescu was carried shoulder high from the court room in the Ministry of War at Bucharest, Rumanian capital.

General Alexandru Averescu, onetime (1920-22; 1926-27) Prime Minister, who helped to defend M. Manoilescue, testified that the late King Ferdinand saw Prince Carol in Paris last...

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