As the signatory powers prepared to release to the world the full text of the agreements which they had signed at Locarno (TIME, Oct. 26), a specially leased trans-Atlantic cable was extended directly into the office of the American Associated Press, in order that this supernews might not be delayed by the usual relays and repeaters. Two operators, transcribing the dot-dashed ticker tape which reeled off the cable receptor at better than a word a second, "cleared the whole despatch of 5,000 words in less than two hours—a...

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