National Affairs: Trials of a Treaty

President Hoover's desire to get the Senate to ratify the London Naval Treaty resulted last week in great marches and counter-marches between the Capitol and the White House, charges and counter-charges between the Senate and the Department of State. The President was more actively aroused than ever in his determination to keep the Senate on the job until the Treaty should be disposed of.

No less determined was Senator Hiram Johnson, captain of the tiny army of Treaty opponents in the Senate, to delay matters to such a point...

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