ALBANIA: Swiss Laws, Greek Patriarch

Squiggle, loop, scratch went the fountain pen of a swart little Dictator-King Ahmed Zogu, last week, signing out the old Islamic law of Albania, signing in a new civil code based on the Swiss.*

No longer will an Albanian husband divorce his wife at pleasure in the Moslem manner simply by exclaiming three times, "I divorce thee—thou art no longer my wife!"* The minutest private acts of Albanians need no longer conform to the precepts of the True Prophet. Finally a salutary Swiss provision against carrying concealed weapons will completely alter, if it can be...

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