THE AMERICAS: Southern Friends

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With Latin courtesy and a touch of suppressed amusement the white-suited delegates of 20 American Republics last week solemnly gave to blue-jacketed U. S. Delegate Cordell Hull the honor of being the first to sign the Act they had adopted at Havana. Mr. Hull scrawled his name and hustled out of the chalk-white Capi-tolio, while his confreres leisurely went about the business of winding up the Americas' second conference of foreign ministers. The honor paid to the U. S. Secretary of State, who had drawn last place for precedence at the...

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