"New Era"

Early in the week it became evident that the Locarno Security Conference (TIME, Oct. 12, 1925) was drawing to a successful close. One evening Mrs. Austen Chamberlain and the wives of several of the other delegates signalized that the event was imminent by demurely planting themselves in chairs on the sidewalk before tha Palms de 'justice, where the conferees were in session. Crowded about them was a group of eager Swiss, bearing fireworks; the hamlet of which they were citizens was about to become...

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