Foreign News: Giants Shake

Like some pigmy umpire nervously staging a handshake between quarrelsome giants, small Norway last week brought Imperial Britain and Communist Russia into their first diplomatic contact in more than two years.

Salt herrings and blue blood account for Norway's choice as umpire. The good value she gives in selling fish to the Soviet monopoly has made her sturdy friends at Moscow; and her tall, vigorous King Haakon VII is the only living brother-in-law of Britain's frail, gallant George V. Naturally the new British Labor Government thought first of Neighbor Norway when it decided to...

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