TURKEY: Diplomatic Incidents

Things were getting troublesome for the diplomatic corps in Ankara last week.

> In the crush at a Turkish People's Party ball the brocaded dress of Mrs. George Eric Mexia O'Donnell, wife of the British Naval Attaché, gaffed the brocaded gown of Frau Franz von Papen, wife of the German Ambassador. Held tight, in the boomps-a-daisy position, the ladies waited in stony silence until a Turkish protocol officer uncoupled them.

> Sir Hughe Montgomery Knachtbull-Hugessen, British Ambassador, who was shot up when a Japanese plane strafed his car near Shanghai (TIME, Sept. 6, 1937), reported that three men operating...

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