Despite the protest of his friends, M. Ernest Perrier, a Swiss delegate to the Disarmament Conference, announced last week "after many months of reflection" his resignation—in order to become a Benedictine monk.

Disarmament in Circles

No trial lawyer in France is richer or more feared than that spry little Senator with a great mop of grey hair, Maître Joseph Paul-Boncour. In Geneva they used to know him as the perennial No. 2 French Delegate to the League, Aristide Briand being No. 1. Often, while No. 1 slumbered or seemed to slumber in his aisle...

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