THAILAND: Moon's Brother Wanted

Ananada Mahidol, King of Siam, Brother of the Moon, Half-Brother of the Sun, Supreme Arbiter of the Ebb and Flow of Tides, and possessor of the Four & Twenty Golden Umbrellas, was quietly at school in Lausanne, Switzerland. There he has been learning English. Next September, when he comes of kingly age (17), he will formally ascend Thailand's Golden Lotus Throne.

Last week King Ananada was summoned home, ostensibly to learn the language of Thailand's great new puppet-master, Japan. Whether he could get home through the British blockade remained a question.


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