INTERNATIONAL: Portugal & Powers

British money has always talked decisively in Portugal and last week it was appropriate that Mr. William Shepherd Morrison, exceptionally brilliant Financial Secretary to the British Treasury, should stroll over to the Foreign Office and there assume chairmanship of a conference of 26 European States who have pledged non-interference in the Spanish Civil War (TIME, Sept. 7 et ante). Since it is through Portugal that the principal munitions supplies of the Spanish Whites arrive, and since the Portuguese Government under no conceivable circumstances would have failed to send a representative to...

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