(British Commonwealth of Nations)

One piece of the week's news was out of all proportion to the space given it in the daily newspapers. Brief des-patches told of the signing of an Anglo- German Commercial Treaty; few hinted that it was one of the most important events of this postbellum decade.

The Treaty, yet to be ratified, is for a period of five years and is between the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Republic of Germany. Until Sept. 1, 1926, the component nations of the British Commonwealth have...

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