NORWAY: Kidnapper Foiled?

Up from his desk in the U. S. Senate one day last week rose round-shouldered, wraithlike Homer Truett Bone. Loudly he wondered why "the stubbornness of one man" (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) should be allowed to imperil the lives of 900 American refugees bound for the U. S. from Finland aboard the U. S. Army transport American Legion. The State Department gave no official explanation of why the route of the American Legion was not changed after Germany refused to guarantee her safe conduct through mined British waters north of Scotland.

In London last week, after the ship had safely left...

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