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Conditions Past and Present in Roumania E2 i DV of forrowi is Marie, Queen of Rou t mania. Drhren from her country by invading - -ho was long compelled to .stand helpless and a the gradual decline mto starvation and death oi her people. She i DOW the chum of many Amcri- . iris, uttrset and helpers, who went to Roumania. hv BtKSJil Jsjsj yfr 'v Ei PL5( THIS picture, with the one preceding, ought be entitled. "From Queen to Peasant Woman." The old refugee who squats against the wall waiting her turn at the Red Cross Station has at least one coin fort left her cigarette. Ifosl oi the peasant wo men "roll their own." It is genteel as cup of tea. A NATIVE chieftain from the hills sreepi as he tells his Queen the story of his people during the war. I he Queen herself is touched, and clutches her throat in her emotion. There are cruel tales of the mountains which will never be told, but which will find their immortality in the w ild hill threnodies. FTP LB IMUJ so ml in BlKB9sl&9 no m Bg Hk i 3L bbW IsY ir I JEf m IiK jMbmv BBBfrBBm w BBBBBBKSBBvlBBBBBBfiBBBBSSBBSSBBBLM ll Fl ulr BlflU P I HE I I' fl JbbW J wb'M wZt-' MmssMMsf TctPW BuHBan2nBfLsTss E BSB9sJ9BBSSBBBBBBBBBBB)feil BMtLA ' tiSBSrn 7 . BH BSj IL I bf iW9 jfj E9 BBBBBBBBsVfT"" , ) Uowi the darkest night, and ecry itorm gives way to peace. At BUM the day when with King Ferdinand, the Quern of Roumania walked through a larger realm than war had found her with a Roumania made the addition of the territory across the Transylvanian Alps. Both King and Queen have written words of most cordial appreciation of what the have done for their people. The name "American" is greatly honored. HKRE arc Balkan types, the metl who live on the borderland between Hast and 'et. They are the inheritors of all the ceaseless ebb and &OW of war and change across their small, important strip of earth. A great deal I itient leading will he necessary before the sense of tear and the love of Strife can be eradicated from the racial psychology. The help they are now receiving from the world is a valuable k-son in the worth of kindness and the finer sentiments. If bBBBBBBBB BIB bbsbv .Jm Rs ' sbbV A bwasibb ViB Im bV isfl HMbI BaSS: SmWmC'A Jr SvSBf BB?Bj BbW Kfc fl g BsT r I "WH ftMj ijJ BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBStt BB - M- VBBv I HIS photograph harks back to happier times, i!1 thm were yet clothes in the land and the I''I'les faces did not show the pinch of hunger. A jjounianun wtdding is about to take place and it s Pm that the Roumanian hridegroom plavs a more tnI' itant part in the "scenery" of the ceremony an the American bridegroom does, and why not? SHh". looks as if sht wen BOOK debris from tin African COM! flung upon the Balkan highlands, and probabrj ihe is: a remnant ot some ancient cat raid, or the leavingl of a chance ship. She is an object of distinction among a race of fair skinned people. She ha walked foi 'Li to reach relief quarters to get a pair of shoe- ( Mcrve her old ones. THERE is n, doubt about the andernutrition of thee youngsters and their need ot clothing too When the GerMM and ustriaus came, not onlv did all the food vanish fa a night, but evtf scrap of cloth disappeared too. When relief was sent through to the people, all sorts ot odd clothing devices were found. These boys were soon clothed.