Foreign News: Service Scandal

The British Minister to China, Sir Miles Wedderburn Lampson, was "censured" last week as a result of sensational investigations at the Foreign Office which crescendoed in the dismissal of Assistant Under Secretary John Duncan Gregory.

No more was alleged by the investigating Civil Service Commission than that the officials implicated had speculated privately in French Francs. The Commission even went so far as to deny positively that Foreign Office information had been made the basis of these speculations. What appeared to be the culprits' real crime was that they had transgressed the unwritten...

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