THE STATES: may 12, 1923

CONNECTICUT: The State House of Representatives rejected, 117 to 49, a resolution to approve of President Harding's World Court proposal.

IOWA: A bond issue of $22,000,000 for a state soldier bonus is still being offered for sale. Daily the State Treasurer holds a bond auction—and has done so for over two weeks, but no buyers attend.

MISSOURI: A movement is on foot to buy the Mark Twain homestead, near Florida, Mo., where Mark Twain was born. The owner of the homestead is willing to give the house to the state and sell the land...

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