THE NATIONS: Where There Is Wine

After London's meeting of the UNO Preparatory Commission decided to place UNO's capital in the U.S., the fight narrowed down to San Francisco v. the East. Said Antonio Parra Velasco of Ecuador: "San Francisco is a city of wine, and where there is wine there is civilization, culture and the spirit of enthusiasm which we need." The British preferred to argue this point on its merits. Professor C. K. Webster, the United Kingdom's alternate delegate, said he had found the wines of the Hudson Valley equal to those of California.

On a vote, the admirers of California wine lost, 25 to...

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