The Sixth Pan-American Conference at Havana (TIME, Jan. 16 et seq.) transferred most of its business, last week, from open and public committees to closed and secret subcommittees. With the consequent choking off of oratory, there ensued a modest modicum of progress: ¶ The text of a Pan-American Aviation Treaty was drafted. A vital clause confirms to the U. S. a right to make treaties with the Republic of Panama in such fashion as to exclude foreign air snoopers from the vicinity of the Canal. The treaty as a whole sponsors...

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