NAVAL CONFERENCE: Doom's Double Barrels

Statesmen of "eleven nations" gathered in the Locarno Room of the British Foreign Office last week for the opening of a new Naval Conference which all oracles have doomed to fail in attaining its objective: limitation of naval armament. Impressive to behold was the majority of seven nations (Great Britain, Canada, India, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and the Irish Free State) dwarfing physically the minority of four (U. S., Japan, France and Italy).

Grey and graceful little U. S. Ambassador-at-Large Norman Hezekiah Davis nominated British Foreign Secretary Sir Samuel Hoare for...

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