Foreign News: Lord Palmerston and the Spitfire

In Washington this week Chinese Ambassador Wei Tao-ming inked his paint brush and with delicate strokes inscribed his signature on a new U.S. treaty abolishing U.S. extraterritoriality rights and other special privileges in China. His co-signer was Secretary of State Cordell Hull, who said: "All of us have looked forward to this day. . . ."

On the same day in Chungking a new Sino-British treaty was signed. Sealed with red wax and red, white & blue ribbons, it corresponded in all major respects to that signed in Washington. Cabled Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek to...

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