INTERNATIONAL: Traveling Diplomat

Although France is mightier than Germany, Nazis have managed to win and keep allies by sabre rattling, while France finds it necessary to pour out millions of francs to buy and keep her allies in Mitteleuropa. Last week French Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos continued upon his planned swing through Poland, Rumania, Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia (TIME, Dec. 13). He was treated much like a visiting butter-&-egg man.

In Poland, M. Delbos was entitled to a good reception, for plans are afoot for a French loan to erect a great Polish armament and heavy industry centre...

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