GREECE: General v. King

Newly restored King George II continued to show himself last week a monarch of resource and boldness. When he first exhibited himself on a balcony of the Royal Palace to be cheered by the multitude, the multitude failed to cheer, seemed sulky. At this His Majesty, with an air of feeling perfectly at ease, extracted the royal handkerchief and blew the royal nose, a homely sound which drew first grins, then cheers. Two weeks ago the King, having forced erstwhile Dictator General George Kondylis to resign as Premier, was challenged. Newsorgans controlled by Panayoti Tsaldaris, whose henchmen hold a...

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