Foreign News: Plus v. Minus at London

Two outstanding leaders the London Conference had last week: one positive, the other negative.

Negative Stimson. An engineer knows that the negative pole of a storage battery is exactly as useful as the positive. Growing satisfaction was evident at the White House as, day after day, the chief of the U. S. delegation in London did nothing un-negative.

For example, at the first plenary session of the conference, held at St. James's palace in the drawing-room of one of the most negative British sovereigns who ever reigned, Queen Anne, the address of Secretary of...

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