Foreign News: Orange Blossom

At London Foreign Minister Chamberlain let slip a reminiscence or two concerning the famed steamboat sail on Lago Maggiore which was taken during the Locarno Conference by the chief plenipotentiaries (TIME, Oct. 19, INTERNATIONAL) .

Said the Foreign Secretary: "The boat was called 'The Orange Blossom,' and we were told that it had previously been used chiefly for bridal parties. . . . Our party was in honor of Mrs. Chamberlain's birthday. . . . But M. Briand remarked that we were also celebrating the coming marriage between peace and security. . . ....

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