National Affairs: Mrs. Rohde's Reasons

Traveling in South Dakota, President Roosevelt last week received the resignation of Ruth Bryan Owen Rohde as U. S. Minister to Denmark, accepted it "reluctantly." Mrs. Rohde's reasons for quitting: "To take an active part in the campaign for your re-election." Impressed were observers by the fact that the first U. S. woman to be given such a diplomatic post was more sensitive to the political proprieties than most male Ambassadors and Ministers who think nothing of deserting their official jobs to take the stump in the U. S.

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