Six score of the biggest noses for news from all over the world gathered last week at Geneva, Switzerland.
They listened to Harry Lawson Webster Lawson, Viscount Burnham, proprietor of the London Daily Telegraph, outlining the purpose of the first international conference of press experts.
They adopted a resolution that press despatches should have precedence over private despatches on the wires of the world. Doubt was expressed as to whether this resolution could be passed in the world's legislatures.
Most important was the item of recognition of the property...