GREAT BRITAIN: Reply to Kellogg

". . . His Majesty's Government will support the movement to the utmost of their power. . . ."

Such was the totally misleading theme-sentence of a suave, lengthy reply returned, last week, by British Foreign Minister Sir Austen Chamberlain to the proposal made by U. S. Secretary of State Frank Billings Kellogg (TIME, April 23 et seq.) for a treaty "renouncing war as an instrument of national policy" among the U. S., Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.

Tucked away in the 12 additional sections of the British reply are a series of interpretive qualifications which would deprive of...