World Court--Pianissimo

Mr. Harding's new itinerary has an important bearing on the World Court proposal. From his action in cutting the number of his "set" speeches from twenty to eight or twelve, various inferences may be drawn:

1) That Mrs. Harding's health comes first in the President's consideration; he is unwilling to take her on a long and fatiguing tour. President Wilson's League of Nations proposal failed, perhaps—and again, perhaps not—because of ill health. Will his successor's World Court plan suffer a similar fate?

2) That, as opponents of...

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