RUMANIA: Peasant Cabinet

Dazed and incredulous, the Rumanian people strove to realize, last week, that they and their Royal Family are free at last. Since the foundation of the Kingdom, in 1881, both people and sovereigns have obeyed, until last fortnight, a family of Dictators. The last of these, Prime Minister Vintila Bratiano, has now been forced to resign (TIME, Nov. 12); and last week saw the victorious leader of the National Peasant Party, smart Dr. Juliu Maniu, called upon to form a Cabinet.

Up the steps of the Royal Palace in Bucharest bounded Dr. Maniu with a stride swift and confident to the...

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