INTERNATIONAL: Locarno Treaties Signed

Locarno Treaties Signed

The Scene. A huge room be-frescoed in tarnished red and gold —the Great Hall of the British Foreign Office. At either side three tall windows, dull-bright with winter sunshine. Down the centre a huge table, covered with blue baize and vermilion-splashed by three official despatch boxes. Around the table a group of the most distin- guished statesmen in Europe—all clad in mourning (for England's Dowager Queen). At smaller tables other statesmen and ladies—like- wise in black. At one end of the room eight rows of seats, tiered like a grandstand,...

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