Rhodesia, was established on April 12, 1950.
The American Legation at Dublin, Ireland, was raised to
the rank of Embassy, effective April 18, 1950.
The American consulate at Surabaya, Indonesia was
opened to the public on May 27, 1950.
The American consulate at Asmara, Eritrea was opened
to the pubUc on May 31, 1950.
June 26, 1950
Elbridge Durbrow, New Chief
of Foreign Service Personnel
The Department of State announced on May 22 that
Elbridge Durbrow, presently deputy for foreign affairs at
the National War Colle.cie, will assume duties as chief of
the Division of Foreijrn Service I'ersonnel, in the dfBce
of I'ersonnel, effective ,Iuly 17, replacing Donald W. Smith,
who is completing a norma! 3-year assignment at Wasb-
Mr. Smith has been designated supervising consul gen-
eral for Australia. He will make his headquarters at
Sydney some time in .July. In the role of the supervisory
consul general, he will work closely with the Ambassador
to Australia, I'ete Jarman, to tie in the operational needs
of the consulates. He will be responsible for tlie effective
administration of the consulates within the jurisdiction of
Capus M. Waynick To Assist
in the Point 4 Program
The Department of State announced on May 17 that
Acting Secretary James E. Webb has asked Capus M. Way-
nick. United States Ambassador to Nicaragua, to report to
Washington to assist liini in getting the Point 4 Program
under way following its final authorization liy Congress.
Appointment of Officers
John Foster Dulles as Consultant to the Secretary, ef-
fective April 10, 1950.
William O. Hall as Director, OfiBce of International
Administraticm and Conferences, etlective May 15.
J. Carney Howell as Director, OiBee of Management
and Budget, effective May 15.
John C. Wiley Resigns as American
Ambassador to Iran
On Juue 5, I'.lGO, the President accepted the resignation
of John C. Wiley, as American Ambassador to Iran. For
text of President Truman's letter to Mr. Wiley, see White
House press release of that date.
On May 17, the Senate confirmed the nominations of
Stanley Woodward to be Ambassador Extraordinary and
Plenipotentiai-y of the United Slates to Canada.
John (;. lOrhardt to be Ambassador Extraordinary and
I'lenipolentiary of the United States to the Union of
Kenneth R. Iverson Named President
of Institute of Inter- American Affairs
The Di'parliiH'iit of Slate aiuiounccil on .liinc l! the ap-
poiiilmcnt (jT Kenneth II. IviTson as iiresideiit of the Insti-
tute of Inlei'-Anierican Affairs. Mr. Iverson succeeds
Dilhjn S. Myer, who left the Institute recently to beccmie
(commissioner of Indian Affairs.
On I'"ebruary Ti. Ili."ii>, the Si'nale conliniied (he noiniua-
вАҐlon of John Hallowrll Ohly to l)e Deputy Direcliu-, Mutual
On .May 17. the Senate conllrined the nomiiuitions of
Iiirolil W. Dodds and Edwin I!. Kred to l)e members ol'
II' I'nited States Advisory (Nimmisslon on lOducationjil
xihange for terms expiring January 27, I'Xui.
Supplemental Estimate of Appropriation for Assistance
to the Kepublic of Korea. Communication from the Presi-
dent of the United States transmitting supplemental esti-
mate of appropriation for the fiscal year 1!)50, in the
amount of .'j;