INDIA: Pinch of Salt

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Secretary Stimson is just two years older than Mahatma Gandhi, 61, and far more robust. Yet if Mr. Stimson had taken off all except a loin cloth when he landed at Southampton (TIME, Jan. 20, et seq.) and had walked barefoot the 80 miles to London, seeking thus to impress the World with his holy resolve to make the Naval Conference a success, Englishmen would have thought him mad.

In India, however, such is the way a statesman practices his profession. Nobody thought Mahatma Gandhi mad,...

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