EGYPT: Perishing Pashas

Robust young King Farouk was getting accustomed last week to disasters in his Government. Last time His Majesty opened Parliament he had just cocked an ear to Premier Hassan Sabry Pasha, who was reading the Speech from the Throne, when the Premier dropped dead (TIME, Nov. 25). Last week King Farouk commanded Minister of War Saleh Younes Pasha to attend his royal person during ceremonies inaugurating a new water system at Fayyúm. With a brisk step the Minister entered the King's train at Cairo. Just as it was about to pull out he collapsed. Jabbering with excitement, Egyptians carried Saleh...

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