THE NEAR EAST: Still Haggling

The Ottoman debt question is still troubling the peace of the Lausanne Conference. Joseph C. Grew, United States official observer, was asked to act as mediator.

It seems likely that the Lausanne Treaty will be signed toward the end of the present month. It will, however, be little more than a declaration of peace, as many major issues are to be settled by separate conference between the interested parties.


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