Annoyed by what he considered to be his underling's pro-French and anti-German attitude. Italy's Benito Mussolini last month abruptly shelved round-eyed, olive-skinned Fulvio Suvich as Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs, appointed him Ambassador to the U. S. in place of Augusto Rosso. Last week President Roosevelt returned the compliment, announced that his good friend Undersecretary of State William Phillips would succeed Breckinridge Long as U. S. Ambassador to Italy next autumn. A chronic case of stomach ulcers had forced Ambassador Long to resign.

Ambassadors Phillips and Suvich are both of the polished and...

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