Foreign News: Germany Accepts

From the German Foreign Office stepped Dr. Gustav Stresemann, jaunty and smartly attired despite his rotundity. Passing down the famed Wilhelmstrasse (William Street) he crossed the Wilhelmplatz (William Square), entered the tall gloomy portal of the U. S. Embassy, and strode briskly up its cheerful, white stone stair. Soon Dr. Stresemann was handing a crisp, official envelope to U. S. Ambassador Jacob Gould Schurman, onetime President of Cornell University.

The envelope contained the first reply by any Power to the proposal for a multilateral pact "renouncing war" which U. S. Secretary of State Frank Billings Kellogg has transmitted to Great Britain,...

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