National Affairs: Collier Resigns

William Miller Collier, 60, U. S. Ambassador to Chile since 1921, announced last week that he had sent his resignation to President Coolidge. Reason: he wishes to devote all his time to his affairs in" the U. S. He said that his duties in Chile had been pleasant and friendly. His successor has not yet been named.

The relations of Chile with the U. S. are certainly not complex. Ambassador Collier has handled them with such distinguished ease that there has not been even a hint of a "Chile incident." Previously, he had been U. S. Minister to Spain (1905-09) and president...