DENMARK: Pompadours, Helens, Ruths

While many a young career diplomat bites his nails and pines for a squib about himself which may catch the eye of President Roosevelt or Secretary Hull, grandmotherly Madam Minister Ruth Bryan Owen continues to beat all State Department records for sustained publicity in her minor post in Denmark. Peering inquisitively into Mrs. Roosevelt's shrimp cocktail, Mrs. Owen lately achieved a pose of definite news-picture appeal (see cut). Last week "Big Ruth," as her three grandchildren call her, returned to her post, and a Danish despatch revealed how thoroughly Madam Minister has...

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