ROUMANIA: Carol v. Bratiano

The national Assembly met early in the week to consider the bill accepting Crown Prince Carol's renunciation of his rank (TIME, Jan. 11) and elevating Carol's four-year-son Michel to the state of heir apparent. After prolonged debate, the opposition decided to abstain from voting as a protest against the Government's action in taking no steps toward conciliating Carol, and the bill then passed with the "unanimous vote" of those who voted at all. In its final form the measure created a prospective Regency, consisting of Prince Nicholas (the King's second son),...

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