50 Years Ago Today

THE CROWN AND POLITICAL PARTIES: Measures to be taken after the announcement of the official results of the September 9 elections are divided into two stages: The first ended with yesterday’s meeting between the king and political party leaders, aimed at emphasizing the Crown’s adherence to the Constitution. The king’s advisers even invited representatives of the United Democratic Left (EDA) to the audience, as well as Mr. Michalis Kyrkos, although he is neither a member of Parliament nor a party leader. (Ed. note: Kyrkos was a leading cadre of EDA). The second stage begins with today’s invitation to the palace to the three party leaders whom the king will ask to form a government of National Salvation (…). The leader of the Greek Rally party, Alexandros Papagos, of the EPEK party, Nikolaos Plastiras, and of the Liberals, Sophocles Venizelos, were ordered to be at the palace at 11.30 a.m. 200 GOLD SOVEREIGNS: Louisa Poselli (Ed. note: An Italian singer who began her career in Greece) last night concluded her season at the Samartzi Theater. The singer, who was paid 200 gold sovereigns for her 20 appearances, left yesterday for Thessaloniki on a private visit. (…). On Monday she will leave for Rome to appear in a film.

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