The War: The Cheer

A hearty British cheer, which brought the House of Commons to their feet, rang out last week for the League of Nations. Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin, in launching his $1,000,000,000 British armament program (see col. 3), had just advanced the theory that this will not be "unilateral rearmament." Although the billion dollars' worth of new arms will all be in one nation's hands, it will not be unilateral rearmament, according to Mr. Baldwin, because ''it is [a] strengthening [of] our defensive forces within the framework of the League for the sake of international...

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