Following each other in rapid succession, the distressing spectacles of the Disarmament Conference at Geneva and the World Economic Conference at London soured the world's stomach for conferences in general. Delegates of 21 nations reassembled in London last week to talk about wheat, and the world Press regarded the beginning of their deliberations with marked skepticism—for the first three days with considerable justice. The framework for an international agreement to cut wheat production for two years by 15% in each of the great exporting countries—Canada, U. S., Australia, Argentina—had been drawn...

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