The Port Arthur News Editorial Page
January 13, 1935 Page 4
Sidelights On Foreign Affairs
Copyright, 1934 McGlure Newspaper Syndicate
Berlin insiders say that Sir Henry Deterding, of the Shell Oil combine, was in the capital incognito recently and offered the German government a 250 million dollar credit for oil purchases, over several years. The news leaked out and both the Dutch and the British governments have sat on the scheme—hard. It goes to show what the wily Anglo-Dutchman and his friends think of the dangers of the I.,G. Farben engineers experimenting further with synthetic gas.