U. S. Consul William P. George at Ismir, Turkey, reported that one of his clerks went insane because of his reduced income.
"I find that I am paying out of my salary, reduced 41%, not 15%, for the doorman of the chancellery and the night watchman," declared Ambassador to Spain Claude G. Bowers. "This is intolerable!"
One U. S. consul in Spain had to send his wife and children home, take a room in the slums.
"As I can no longer afford to pay school fees," wrote Minister to Iraq...