In London, in answer to a question put in the British House of Commons by Commander Kenworthy, Liberal M. P., Foreign Secretary Austen Chamberlain stated that a new naval armament conference, to be called by President Coolidge, had been the subject of conversations with the retiring U. S. Ambassador, Frank B. Kellogg.

This was magnified into imminent importance by the U. S. press. London, Paris, Rome and Tokyo were being "informally approached." The forthcoming' conference would "deal with matters outside the scope of the Washington Naval Treaty and would probably include aerial but...

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