FOREIGN SERVICE: Suicide of a Consul

If a howling mob shoots a U. S. consul abroad, the U. S. Press takes lively notice of his death as a diplomatic "incident." Otherwise the decease of consuls at their posts rarely makes more than a stickful of home news. Last week, however, many a full-length obituary was devoted to the U. S. consul in Salonika, not because he died by his own hand as he was being invalided home but because he was George C. Hanson. Yet few of the news stories even hinted at...

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