INTERNATIONAL: Prizes

Two years ago, as General Charles Gates Dawes was sailing for Europe (TIME, Jan. 7, 1924), reporters asked him if he thought the German reparations would ever be paid. "None of your damned business!" he snapped; and in that outspoken spirit he ably chairmaned the international committee whose report was adopted as "The Dawes Plan." Last week Vice President Dawes was awarded half the Nobel Peace Prize for 1925. Forthright, he at once made clear that he considers the prize a tribute to the committee...

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