National Affairs: Canceled Bookings

When a man would rather shoot himself than go home, things must be pretty bad at home. Last week two Germans killed themselves because they had to go back to Germany. Few days before he was to sail for Lisbon on the U.S.S. West Point (formerly the America) with 500 expelled Nazis and Italians, Heinrich Kurt W. Nostiz, an administrative clerk, walked into a room on the third floor of the German Embassy in Washington, said goodby, shot himself. The Embassy gave out that he had died of heat prostration, later admitted a...

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