Amid much political jubilation on both sides of the border the U. S. and Canada last July signed a treaty to construct a $543,000,000 seaway along the St. Lawrence River connecting the Great Lakes and the Atlantic (TIME, July 25). Last week Senator Borah and his Foreign Relations colleagues sat down to hear what was wrong with this pact. In five days, opponents of its ratification piled up such a mountain of objections that even its friends admitted it had little chance to get through the coming...

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