Appointed to serve as Administrator (Chief Executive) of Liechtenstein, last week, was Herr Joseph Hoop. Herr Hoop is also an official of the Swiss Customs Service.

The currency of Liechtenstein is Swiss, and its posts and telegraphs are Swiss administered.

But Liechtenstein, the European principality of smallest population (11,500), is still independent, still has its own High Court, and is still reigned by Johann Marie François Placide, Prince de Liechtenstein, Duc de Troppau et de Jägerndorf.

With due and appropriate pomp Herr Administrator Hoop was installed in his executive mansion at the Capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz (pop. 1,400).


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