Foreign News: Plain Speaking

"Although small it is excellently equipped."

Thus spoke U. S. Vice Admiral Roger Welles at Berlin last week. He spoke to President von Hindenburg. He spoke in reply to a question from the Herr President as to what he thought of the German Navy.

Never before has the President of the Reich thus entertained a high naval officer of a power arrayed against Germany during the World War.

These gestures of international concord were made on the occasion of a visit by the U. S. European flagship Memphis to Kiel, famed cradle of German sea...

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