THE CABINET: Vimalert Affair

Until last week few citizens beside the like of Robert Cuse, a naturalized Latvian of Jersey City, N. J., realized that there was no U. S. law to prevent them from selling things to help the Spanish kill each other.

The Neutrality Act of 1935, rushed through in the final hours of the first session of the 74th Congress, provides for the specification of what is war material (for instance, any kind of airplane), requires the registration of all U. S. firms dealing in it, forbids its shipment to belligerent nations and permits its...

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