The Proposed Naval Holiday

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Before November 1, 1931, President Hoover will declare whether or not the government of the United States is prepared for a period of one year from that date to accept a truce in armaments. A resolution requesting the governments which will be represented at the general disarmament conference, scheduled to convene at Geneva on February 2, 1932, to state their attitude toward the proposed truce before November 1, was adopted by the Council and Assembly of the League of Nations at its regular session. This proposal was made to the Assembly by its third committee last September after the committee had considered a proposal of the Italian delegation for the institution of an armaments truce as a, means of preparing the way for the ...

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