Last week Carlton J. H. Hayes, U.S. Ambassador to Fascist Spain (TIME, Feb. 22), told the American Chamber of Commerce in Barcelona that the U.S. has recently sent Spain:
> So much oil and gasoline that stocks in Spain are now "considerably higher than the present per capita distribution to the people of the Atlantic seaboard of the U.S."
> 25,000 tons of sulphate of ammoniadespite shortages at home.
> 10,000 tons of cotton; and Spain could expect "a very noticeable increase."
> War-important coal, cellulose, carbon black, industrial chemicals and foodstuffs.
Spain does not get Lend-Lease aid; its purchases have been...