A Christmas Present

Edward W. Bok, retired publisher of Philadelphia, went to New York and traveled up Fifth Avenue to the residence of Elihu Root. Mr. Root handed Mr. Bok a Christmas present—for which Mr. Bok is to pay $50,000, perhaps $100,000. It was the plan selected by the Jury of Award as the best of 22,165 plans submitted for the "American Peace Award."

Mr. Bok offered (TIME, July 9, Nov. 26) $100,000 for the most practical plan by which the U. S. may cooperate with other nations to secure world...

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