National Affairs: Reduced

Famed Private Terence Mulvaney, central character in Rudyard Kipling's Soldiers Three stories, used to carry around with him a picture of himself in a Corporal's uniform, and remark sadly: "I was a Corporal once, but I was rejuced."

Last week Capt. Franklin D. Karns and Lieutenant Commander Dupree J. Friedell, of the U. S. S. Colorado, were also reduced though not to the extent of losing their titles. Captain Karns was lowered eight numbers in rank and Lieutenant Commander Friedell lost 25 numbers. Thus Captain Karns, who, after 37 years of unmarred service, was...

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