POLAND: To the Kings' Tomb

With heart and brains removed, the body of Josef Pilsudski, Dictator of Poland, lay in an oak coffin before the high altar of St. John's Cathedral in Warsaw last week. Outside a drenching cold rain was falling, and so great was the crowd of mourners in the cathedral square that several had their arms broken, dozens were trampled on, scores fainted.

Ending the Solemn Requiem Mass, Alexander Cardinal Kakowski, Archbishop of Warsaw, faced the nave, cried: "We herewith take a solemn oath to love our motherland as only you, Marshal Pilsudski, loved her."...

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