EGYPT: Death Shortens a Speech

"My Speech from theThrone,"confided Egypt's Premier Hassan Sabry Pasha to his friends one day last week, "will be the shortest ever made by an Egyptian Premier."

Sabry Pasha's friends were worried about him. As always he was working too hard. The unrelaxing, hobbyless Premier began his day at 8 every morning and worked late into the night. Ever since last June, when Italy entered the war and King Farouk asked Sabry Pasha to form a coalition Cabinet, he had been worried by internal dissension. To begin with, the anti-British Wafdists accused him of pandering to London. The British, also displeased,...

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