THE CABINET: One Farewell

Dr. Fernando de los Rios, the badger-bearded Ambassador who since 1936 represented Spain in Washington, called formally last week on Secretary of State Hull to say goodby. Like his Loyalist comrades at home (see p. 20) he had decided to surrender. He turned his embassy over to Miguel Lopez Pumarejo, the Colombian Ambassador, and accepted a job lecturing at the "University in Exile" in Manhattan's New School for Social Research. Next day Secretary Hull offered diplomatic recognition to Dictator Franco.

In marked contrast to extinct Loyalist Spain, Czecho-Slovakia-in-the-U. S. last week continued...

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