GREECE: Eleutherios & Railways

Eleutherios Venizelos, the foxy statesman who upset the Greek Royal House and whose first name means "Liberty," was back in the Cabinet saddle at Athens last week. Proverbially fickle, his countrymen seemed not displeased although only a month ago he described himself to the Greek Parliament as so unpopular that "two editors have actually gone so far as to advocate my murder and appeal for someone to carry it out" (TIME, May 30).

Premier again last week. M. Venizelos was able to inform the Chamber that funds have been obtained at last to...

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