THE CABINET: Traffic in Arms

Recently the League of Nations drew up a treaty to restrict the traffic in arms. It is known as the St. Germain Convention. The Convention was submitted to our State Department in hope that we might become a party to it. This Secretary Hughes declined for us in a note in which he gave his reasons.

He declared that the U. S. is in sympathy with the movement to restrict the traffic in arms and that by resolution of Congress the President has power to place an embargo on arms to any American country...

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