INTERNATIONAL: Chancellor Proposes

Work done last week at the Lausanne Conference on Reparations &; War Debts:

¶Spurred by a telegram from King Albert, Premier Renkin of Belgium secured the initialing of a Customs Union Pact by the Netherlands, Belgium and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, subject to ratification by their parliaments.

The "Little Three" pledged themselves to "progressive mutual tariff reduction," invited all other countries to adhere to their Pact.

¶Elaborately friendly, Premier Edouard Herriot of France (who speaks German) and Chancellor Franz von Papen of Germany (who speaks...

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