Foreign News: Diplomatic Seed

Despatches told last week that U. S. Ambassador Charles Mac-Veagh, learned Manhattan lawyer, has evolved an innocuous and popular formula for his necessarily numerous public addresses.

To Japanese—just now one of! the most acutely sport-conscious peoples in the World (TIME, Sept. 27)—Ambassador MacVeagh speaks as often as possible of U. S. sports and sportsmen.

Thus far he has achieved one striking forensic passage quoted in news organs throughout the Empire: "Men who are engaged in sport for sport's sake belong to the highest class that the country can boast—clean, generous, high-minded. When this class...

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