INTERNATIONAL: Way of the World

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Thus warned, the Nobel Committee considered another Carl, Sweden's Prince Carl, who had been active in Swedish Red Cross work during the World War in Siberia and lately in Ethiopia. This stopgap fell through when a clerk discovered that Prince Carl's name had been submitted a few days after the deadline. Suddenly the Committee realized it was not obliged to name anybody, having in the past skipped four War years and four years since. Lamely last week it announced there would be no 1935 Nobel Peace Prize award because "with war raging in Africa, Anglo-Italian tension continued in the Mediterranean and a new puppet state approaching establishment in the Far East, the time seems inappropriate for such a peace gesture."

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