THE CABINET: Tourist in Rome

Last week the U. S. formally accepted the League of Nations' invitation to participate in its general disarmament conference at Geneva which sits Feb. 2, 1932. Also last week Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson landed upon the shores of Italy where official sentiment for disarmament runs higher than in any other European country. During the week Statesman Stimson's status was that of an ordinary U. S. tourist, but he behaved like a full-fledged U. S. official on high diplomatic business.

When the S. S. Conte Grande docked at Naples. Secretary Stimson,...

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