National Affairs: Arms, Men & A Woman

President Hoover went boldly forward last week with his plans for U. S. participation in the League of Nations' general disarmament conference at Geneva Feb. 2. He refused to let world rumors to the effect that the meeting was predestined to failure daunt his hopes. Diplomatic talk of the parley's postponement, in view of general economic conditions and the forthcoming Hague Conference on War Debts & Reparations (see p. 13), was given a frigid reception at the Department of State. Congress was asked to appropriate $450,000...

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