TURKEY: Paladin Departs

That snapping-jawed, tight-lipped fighter, that paladin in sailor's pants, Rear Admiral Mark Lambert Bristol, for eight years U. S. High Commissioner to Turkey, put a period last week to the most imposing paragraph of hard, successful work which any American has done in the Near East since the World War.

"Admiral Bristol is the only pearl in our yoke of thorns!" cried the official Turkish newspaper Milliet last week, and its editor declared himself "inflamed with consuming anguish at the departure of our Great Friend." What has Mark Lambert Bristol, hard-swearing quarterdeck-man,...

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