YUGOSLAVIA: Cabinet at Last

A tired, greying statesman donned formal raiment, last week at Belgrade, submitted while a valet pinned upon him the blazing orders which are his, and then rode wearily off to the white stone Royal Palace.

There King Alexander I, spruce, compelling, received Statesman Velja Vukitchevitch. Together these good friends had just broken the long deadlock among Jugoslav political blocs (TIME, Feb. 20) which had seemed to defy the possibility that a cabinet—any cabinet—could be formed. The wily Vukitchevitch by hook & by crook and King Alexander by imperative royal command had again induced the Jugoslav "national minorities" to enter a coalition...

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