TURKEY: Harum-Scarum

In Ankara, Turkey's diplomatic break with Germany closed one of the country's biggest businesses—the $1,000,000-a-month Nazi Near East espionage system.

At Izmir, departing German diplomats burned so many papers that they set fire to the consulate. As the Germans had locked themselves in for privacy, the firemen found themselves locked out. Ankara's swank Karpic Restaurant was the scene of an embarrassing incident. Just as slick German Ambassador (and Spy-Master) Franz von Papen entered, the orchestra was beating out Pistol Packin-Mama. With truly Turkish tact, it slid with few fumbles into the Merry Widow Waltz.

Papen moved out of the Czechoslovak legation...

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