National Affairs: Gentleman from Kansas

William Smith Culburtson and William Allen White are townmates of Emporia, Kansas.

Though Mr. White edits in a city of 13,000 he is famed throughout the world. Though Mr. Culburtson has been Minister to Rumania since 1925 and is a world authority on economics he is insufficiently famed among his countrymen. They might have peered at him with profit, last week, as he was promoted by President Coolidge to be U. S. Ambassador at

Santiago, Chile, succeeding William Miller Collier of Auburn, N. Y. (TIME, June 25), and being succeeded at Bucharest by Charles Stetson Wilson, who has been Minister to Bulgaria since...

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