RUMANIA: Week

In Bucharest last week:

¶ Four postal clerks were called on the carpet and roughly rebuked for cancelling stamps in such a way as to smudge the face of His Majesty King Carol.

¶ Chief of Police Craconescu confessed that his amazing success in solving a long series of crime mysteries is due to the fact that his agents committed the crimes. Notably they robbed U. S. Fiscal Expert Charles S. Dewey of $2,000 (TIME, May 19, 1930), an exploit which enabled Chief Craconescu to win a medal for his efficiency in recovering...

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