Foreign News: Parity by 1936

One evening last week a secretary at No. 10 Downing Street, dingy brick residence of Britain's Prime Minister, answered the telephone, started slightly, and later said that what he had heard was: "Hello? This is Charlie Dawes. Tell the Prime Minister I'm coming right over"—click! Within 15 minutes the Ambassador was at No. 10. Heartily greeted by Prime Minister James Ramsay MacDonald, he planked down on the long table in the Cabinet Room a new naval offer from President Herbert Hoover.

The new note represented strenuous efforts...

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