A traveler from Washington to Cape Town, Union of South Africa, must journey 11,136 miles if he goes by London; 8,034 miles if he goes direct. To clip 3,102 miles off the diplomatic distance between Washington and Cape Town, to bring the U. S. A. and the U. S. A. into closer relation, steps were taken last week for an exchange of ministers such as the U. S. now conducts with Canada and Irish Free State. The U. S. approved the appointment of Eric H. Louw as South Africa's first envoy to...

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