Foreign News: Legacy, Confidences

Marie was kissing Marie; mother was embracing daughter; Dowager Queen Marie of Rumania was bidding a gracious, willowy farewell at Bucharest, last week, to Queen Marie of Jugoslavia, her recent house guest (TIME, March 5).

Rumanians learned of the parting with dour thoughts, Jugoslavs with joy. Reason: Queen Marie of Jugoslavia carried home to Belgrade in her special train, last week, documents transferring to her a huge cash legacy from her late father, King Ferdinand of Rumania (TIME, Aug. i). Generous, the bequest amounts to 80,000,000 lei ($4,800,000), a sour grape for Rumanians,...