THE CABINET: Sweet Idea

When Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson was in London for last July's economic conference, Herr Dr. Julius Curtius, Germany's Foreign Minister, whispered news into his ear: Frau Barbara von Haeften, Minister Curtius' daughter, had just borne a son in Berlin, Foreign Minister Curtius' first grandson. As a diplomat should. Statesman Stimson remembered this fact when, later, he reached Berlin. At a toy store he selected and sent to small Grandson Jan von Haeften a large sailboat. Last week a letter from Berlin reached Statesman Stimson in Washington.

"Dear Uncle Stimson:

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