Bringing to completion his climactic plan for ending Depression, the President announced appointment of Chicago's Charles Gates Dawes to be president of R. F. C. As expected, Eugene Meyer, the plan's reputed architect, took the post of chairman of the board (see p. 11). Banker Dawes, who had already resigned as Ambassador to Great Britain, resigned also as No. 1 U. S. delegate to the Geneva Arms Conference. To Geneva will go no less an official than Secretary of State Henry Lewis Stimson.

¶ "To those who have inquired of me whether or...

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