FRANCE: Defends League

Le Temps, semi-official Paris daily, printed a two-column defense of the League of Nations, by Léon Bourgeois, who resigned the Presidency of the French Senate, Feb. 16, 1923, in order to devote all his time to the League.

M. Bourgeois said that the attacks are mainly directed against the expenses of the League, the international character of the General Secretariat, the superState rôle played by the League.

The expense account of the League, said M. Bourgeois, is controlled in such a way that the Secretariat " cannot exercise any action in determining expenses."...

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