BRAZIL: $97-74

"The government of Brazil has a perfect right to buy munitions in this country," announced Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson last week. When Brazil's government promptly ordered ten used Curtiss-Wright planes, the U. S. War Department consented to provide, for $97.74, certain "brackets" needed to adapt the ten planes for use as bombers. The U. S.

Navy Department was understood to have released for sale to Brazil several Vought observation fighting planes.

These facts and acts appeared to irritate both British editors and the British Foreign Office last week. The Manchester Guardian accused the Hoover Administration of "taking sides" in...

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