ARMY & NAVY: On to Paris


The American Legion roared into Philadelphia last week for its annual convention, wasted little time in its important business of choosing Paris for next autumn's jubilee. The only sign of opposition came from the Montana delegation which wanted "a little time to consider the motion."

The Philadelphia convention had other frills: a message from President Coolidge was read; Governor Gifford Pinchot of Pennsylvania welcomed the Legionnaires, told them to fight "the war of peace" (with ballots); Vice President Dawes informed them that the generation which fought the World War "seems...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!