JUGOSLAVIA: Marshal & Will

Toying with a pistol, General Alexander Dimitriejevitch sat in his home in Belgrade last week. He had been cashiered as Marshal of the Court for failing to save the life of King Alexander. All the army expected him to commit suicide. While fascinated correspondents waited. General Dimitriejevitch put his pistol away, called rumors that he had already committed suicide ''ridiculous."

All Jugoslavia, all the U. S. was much more interested in the new Marshal of the Court appointed last week, Dr. Slavko Y. F. Grouitch, longtime Minister to Washington. In 1901 handsome Dr. Grouitch was Serbian...

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