INTERNATIONAL: Fuel for Franco

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 ammonia—despite 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...

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