Dry Diplomacy

A good diplomat must always be diplomatic. Recently Rt. Hon. Sir Esme William Howard, Knight Grand Cross of the Bath, Knight Grand Cross of St. Michael and St. George, Privy Councillor Commander of the Royal Victorian Order, Ambassador to the U. S. from the Court of St. James's, proved himself a good diplomat when one James T. Carter, Lynchburg (Va.) lumberman, wrote him a letter demanding that Sir Esme "join hands with the U. S." by relinquishing the privilege of diplomatic liquor importations. The British Ambassador replied...

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