For the most part, the Arms Traffic Conference at Geneva (TIME, May 11, 18) fired on all its cylinders, but there were several cases of ignition trouble, and it was felt that the engine was untrustworthy and might at any time develop more serious defects.

Business for last week:

¶A U. S. proposal to strike revolvers from the list of controllable weapons was passed nem, con.

¶¶ A British proposal to exclude warships, submarines, air-and seaplanes and airships from control was passed by a small majority. The U.S. voted to exclude.

¶An Italian proposal to exclude tanks was defeated. The U.S....

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