RUMANIA: Hohenzollern Dictates

In a "constitutional monarchy"decrees of the Monarch are valid only when countersigned by a member of the Cabinet, but recently the Rumanian Constitution was scrapped (TIME, Feb. 21). Last week Carol von Hohenzollern was therefore able to play the Dictator so completely that he alone signed a decree making Rumania a "Corporative State."

Italy is the prototype of the "Corporative State," and Dictator Hohenzollern indicated that he would generally follow Il Duce's model.* Busy launching Rumania's new Constitution along Corporative lines last week. His Majesty paused to show approximately where he stands on Rumania's vexed Jewish question...

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