SEQUELS: Out in the Ninth

For six years the loyalty and/or security case of Foreign Service Officer John Paton Davies has been bobbing. Last week it was settled. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles called Davies back from Lima, Peru, where he has been counselor of embassy, and handed him his dismissal papers, ending a 23-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service.

The case against Davies started when Major General Patrick J. Hurley, shortly after resigning as Ambassador to China in 1945, charged that Davies, who had served in China on the staff of General "Vinegar Joe" Stilwell, had shown sympathy for the Chinese Communist...

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