THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: More Prestige

The Council of the League of Nations in session at Geneva (TIME, Dec. 13) became last week the antechamber to a series of vital conferences in hotel rooms between the foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany. These so august statesmen were in a critical predicament. They had each just received a Nobel Peace Prize (see above), yet there existed between them ample grounds for strife. They were seeking to substitute for Allied military control of German disarmament civilian control by the League.

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