Foreign News: President Proposes

"The time has come when we should ait through the brush!"

Thus President Hoover, with an engineer's contempt for diplomatic mincing around the brush, called on the Geneva Conference last week to hurry up and do something to justify its long French name: La conference pour la limitation et la reduction des armements.

Since it first met under League of Nations auspices five months ago, la conference has succeeded only in banishing Depression from Geneva bars, hotels, shops, theatres and night clubs (to which the Japanese delegates...

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