THE CABINET: Mr. Stimson Reminds

The White House made ready for a major international event: President Hoover's promulgation of the General treaty for the renunciation of war. The ratification by Japan, the last of the 15 original signatories to approve the Treaty, was on its way to Washington. To East Room ceremonies were invited twoscore diplomats representing the ratifying powers. The President had a speech ready. A formal luncheon was to be served in the State dining room. Among the prime guests was to be Frank Billings Kellogg, the Coolidge Secretary of State who brought to fruition...

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