RUMANIA: Marie

Ever since the collapse of Dowager Queen Marie, when it was rumored but officially denied that she had been poisoned by Rumanian extremists (TIME, April 19, 1937), Her Majesty has been in most delicate health, with leading liver specialists always within call. She suffered from a rare form of cirrhosis of the liver, of which, according to her doctors, only about 50 cases have been known to medical science. Last week in Dresden she had so improved, after a course of treatment, that her physicians felt it safe for her to travel, set out with the Dowager Queen for Rumania....

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