GREAT BRITAIN: Indian Conference

Scene: The Royal Gallery Of The House Of Lords in which His Majesty George V opened last winter the London Naval Conference (TIME. Jan. 20).

Time: Twelve noon when His Majesty opened last week the Indian Round Table Conference to determine the future status of one-fifth of the population of the globe.

Properties: the King-Emperor's spectacles (in his breast pocket), his speech (borne by his private secretary Baron Stamford-ham), his Throne (portable), the Chair (portable), and the Round Table consisting of two U-shaped tables, one within the other,...

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