INTERNATIONAL: Hoover Pleases

Warm approval tempered by a certain amount of indifference characterized the reaction, last week, of European capitols to the Republican nomination of Herbert Hoover for President of the U. S. (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS).

Rome (Papal) recalled that a young Mr. Hoover was married by a Catholic priest and that Belgian Relief Chairman Hoover more than once appealed to the late Pope Benedict XV, during the War, requesting his good offices in behalf of stricken Belgium.

Rome (Fascist) appeared completely indifferent the news organs concerning themselves almost exclusively with the fate of General Umberto Nobile (see PEOPLE).

Berlin reacted cordially. The Tageblatt congratulated...

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