PERSIA: A Closed Incident?

Persians had expected something to happen and happen it did. Ever since the murder of Major Robert W. Imbrie, U. S. Vice Consul at Teheran, Persian capital (TIME, July 28), . the populace had been filled with fearful forebodings. The murder, which was called by the Setareh Iran, Teheran journal, a "bloody stain on a page of glorious history," was responsible, apart from its international complexion, for a proclamation of martial law, the resignations of Premier Reza Khan's colleagues, a plethora of arrests. Persians knew someone must die for a foul crime....

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