Foreign News: Below the Belt!

Diplomacy—as so many diplomats so often assert—is a profession. Last week, like a clan of impeccable Harley Street physicians shuddering over the success of some popular "bone setter," the established diplomatic practitioners of London winced anew at Charles Gates Dawes. Publicly, with hearty fist-bangs upon a London banquet table, the U. S. Ambassador had just rasped and barked:

"I am not a diplomatist! ... As I know my own business best, I am going to try and do it in my own way. . . . Nobody needs to explain to me how to get along with the English! I have met...

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