THE CABINET: Secret Agreements


Last week, culminating two years of negotiations, a general treaty was signed between the U. S. and the Republic of Panama to replace the Taft agreement. When approached, Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg ("Nervous Nellie"*) said that the terms of the agreement would be kept strictly secret. Of course the treaty is subject to ratification by the Senate, and the Senate will probably debate the treaty in open session next winter. The principal terms of the agreement are:

1) The northern area of Colon, including the Washington hotel and the territory...

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