PERSIA: Irresponsible?

More doleful news from Persia.

It appeared that the mob that murdered the U. S. Vice Consul, Maj. Robert Imbrie (TiME, July 28), was not satisfied. When Mrs. Imbrie passed through the streets of Teheran, capital of Persia, a youth, in full view of the police, spat at her, tore her mourning veil, threw stones; the police did nothing.

Premier Reza Khan had assured the Diplomatic Corps, insistent that Major Imbrie had been murdered owing to the lack of energy displayed by the police, that all foreigners would be protected. He also expressed...

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