POLAND: Fantastic Progress

Marshal Josef Pilsudski hates the chores which a prime minister cannot dodge (such as signing papers), resigns that office whenever he can, resigned it again last week.

The eccentric old Dictator "could not conscientiously resign" until he had caused a new Parliament favorable to himself to be elected (TIME, Nov. 24) by the soldierly expedient of locking up Opposition candidates without bothering to trump up charges against them.

Now that all is shipshape, Marshal Pilsudski will smoke his pipe contentedly in his dear old War Office (he always remains War Minister), will...

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