At the deadlocked London naval parley between Britain, the U. S. and Japan (TIME, Oct. 29), U. S. Ambassador Norman Hezekiah Davis last week worsted Japanese Ambassador Tsuneo Matsudaira two up at golf. There was no other progress. Said inflexible Japanese Chief Delegate Rear Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, broadcasting around the world to the Japanese people, "I am in no hurry. I will do my best to attain the Government's objectives and live up to Japan's expectations." These expectations: Britain and the U. S. shall accord Japan naval parity, scrapping the 5-5-3 ratio.


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