BRITISH EMPIRE: That Speech

George Harvey, American Ambassador, made a speech at a Pilgrims' dinner in London. He said that America had never asked Britain to guarantee money lent to the other Allies, and he repudiated Lord Balfour's contention (note to the Allied Powers on War Debts, Aug. 1, 1922) that the United States Government had so insisted " in substance, if not in form." Not content with having made a useless diplomatic blunder, Mr. Harvey was willing to prove it; for he implied that the British Government would withdraw the "unfortunate allusions" made by Lord...

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