THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Navies of the World

The Naval Conference of Experts at Rome concluded its deliberations (TIME, Feb. 18, 25).

The purpose of the Conference, which was held under the auspices of the League of Nations, was to consider the extension of the principles of the Washington Naval Treaty to outside Powers, with a view to paving the way for a League of Nations Naval Conference to be held next year at Geneva.

Results. Sixteen Powers discussed the naval positions of Russia, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Holland, Greece. The results showed that only four cases were...

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