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pale. He looked again at the visitor's card. He examined the letter of introduction. Then he turned upon my agent and said quietly: " I request you to leave my office at once."
My agent got up to leave. But he could not accept failure without making one more effort.
" Pardon me, your Excellency," he said. "Permit me to add one word. This is all in the open. There is nothing questionable in my mission. It is a matter of helping the Spanish Government. I have come here as a representative of groups in my country who believe that we should protect the Spanish republic in the name of humanity. We believe that your country has a stake in keeping the Fascist powers out of the Mediterranean-in preventing Italy from dominating it."
" I am the Minister of War ; I am not a merchant," was the cold reply. "Good day, sir."
" It looks hopeless-quite hopeless," my agent mourned over the 'phone.
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" I will meet you at the airport."
" Not yet," he said. " I am not ready to give up yet."
Three days later I received a report that he was returning by plane to The Hague. When he emerged from the cabin, I saw that his head was bound in a bandage. He looked exhausted. I took him quickly to my waiting car.
As soon as we were inside, he told me that he had bought the fifty planes.
" The day after I called you," he said, "the card of a gentleman representing the largest bank in the country was brought to me in my hotel room. I invited him to come up. He made no reference to my call on the War Minister but merely said he understood

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