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260 The Legion and the Air Service 261 The Tide of Industrial Consolidation. 261 The Shipping Board Defies the President 262 The Shipping Board Should Be Mended or Ended

262 The City and the Child

262 The law protects us not

263 Cartoons of the Week At Locarno

264 Mosul, the League, and the Powers 265 The Fascist Refashioning of Italy 265 Machiavellian Mussolini

265 Exit Baseball, Enter Football

266 A Fighting Veteran

266 Unveiling Antiquity

267 Anthropologists to Go to the Sahara 267 To Seek More Evidence of Evolving Man

266 Flame or Fame for Heretics ?

268 Art from the Cabin Door

268 Rome and Science .

269 An Open Letter from a Methodist Pastor Idealistic and Realistic Statues A London Art Letter by C. LEWIS HIND

The League and Austen Chamberlain By Elbert Francis Baldwin, The

Outlook's Editor in Europe Up-State New York Modernizes the Metropolis

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By HERVEY ALLEN The Aviators' Rebellion


By George MARVIN
A Training-School for Politicians

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The Legion and the Air Service No one has a better right to discuss unsettlement of private business" will not

\HE supporters of Colonel Mitchell the problems of our National defense be permitted to clutter the Department went before the Convention of than the American Legion. It acted

and confuse the country. Crystallization

of this attitude in the Department of the American Legion, pleading properly in declining to mention Colonel for an indorsement of his criticisms of

Mitchell by name in its resolution. The Justice under Attorney-General Sargent the Air Service. The Legion adopted a friends of Colonel Mitchell would have has been indicated by the Attorney

General himself on several occasions. resolution, the most significant paragraph acted more wisely if they had not atof which reads:

tempted to bring his name into the pic- The indication of public approval of

ture. It is not in accord with American this course comes from newspaper comThe Legion, in National Convention assembled, is profoundly impressed

traditions for army officers to appeal to ment, not on the report of the assistant with the proposal to reorganize our civil bodies for support in a controversy

to the Attorney-General, but upon a speNational defense under one Cabinet with their superiors.

cific action of the Secretary of Agriculofficer, with subdivisions of equal im

ture. portance for the land, sea, and air The Tide of

Two years or more ago the Armour forces, because of the promised cenIndustrial Consolidation

and the Morris packing interests were tralized control, enhanced efficiency, and economy in operation.

HERE are indications that a new era consolidated. Something of a storm of

of business and industrial consoli- protest arose, with charges of violations Colonel Mitchell's name is not men

of the Anti-Trust Law. After some detioned in the resolution, but the resolu

dation is beginning in the United States. tion is a virtual indorsement of one of his

There is not in this anything particularly lay, Henry C. Wallace, then Secretary of chief contentions.

surprising. To persons whose thinking Agriculture, began dissolution proceedhas gone

much beneath the surface it has appeared for a long time inevitable, as possibly the only road to development leading elsewhere than to Government ownership. But the indications are, too, that the thing may be accomplished without undue official interference and with a pretty full measure of public approval. Heretofore there has been sometimes official interference where it was not needed even if there may have been lack of it where it was needed, and always there has been a considerable section of the public which looked upon any consolidation as an infringement of the public right. This section of the public, or a part of it, looked more or less longingly, perhaps, toward Government ownership. But the number holding this view has apparently dwindled and the

number looking favorably upon legitiWide World Photos

mate consolidation has as evidently (C) Keystone
John Rea McQuigg

Dwight F. Davis
That the Federal Government, at OHN W. WEEKS, Secretary of

least, is not to interfere needlessly with War, has resigned from the Omaha chose as its Combusiness is shown by the recent report of

Cabinet. It has been announced mander for next year John Rea McQuigg, lawyer and banker of William J. Donovan, assistant to the

that his place will be filled by East Cleveland, Ohio. Mr. Mc- Attorney-General in charge of anti-trust

Dwight F. Davis, who has ably

served as Acting Secretary of War Quigg was Commander of the Ohio work. Mr. Donovan makes it clear that

during Secretary Weeks's illness. Department of the American Lecases involving violations of law will be

Mr. Davis first acquired internagion in 1920-1. He served in the

vigorously prosecuted, but he makes it tional fame as the organizer of war overseas as an engineer officer and was wounded in action. equally clear that "the investigation of

international tennis and donor of unsubstantial complaints that tend to the

the Davis Trophy.

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