THE CABINET: Parley Preparations

Backstage bumpings and thumpings in Washington last week betokened the setting of the scene for U. S. participation in the London Five Power Parley next January. While official performers ran back and forth adjusting their make-up and learning their lines, President Hoover appeared before the curtain on Armistice Day to utter a prolog at the Washington Auditorium.

Stimson's Studies. Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson completed a three-week "instruction course" which qualified him as a naval expert for the London conference. His teachers, admirals of the Navy's General Board, called one after...

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