HUNGARY: Noble Puritan

The Hungarian National Assembly (Parliament) tendered a unanimous vote of thanks last week to "a plain old fashioned Yankee lawyer," Mr. Jeremiah Smith of Boston Town and Harvard.

President Szitowzky of the National Assembly declared with emotion: "Mr. Smith, son of a great and glorious nation, accepted the most responsible position in our poverty-stricken and mutilated land, when he consented to become League of Nations Commissioner General [TIME, May 12, 1924] for the Financial Reconstruction of Hungary. . . .

"He has carried out and completed this naturally unpopular mission not only with...

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