THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Longest Parley

The Second International Opium Conference at Geneva (the longest parley in the history of the League of Nations), which suffered its ups and downs for three months (TIME, Nov. 24, et seq.), came to an end last week when Belgium, Britain, Australia, Greece, Japan, Luxembourg, Holland, Persia, Portugal and Siam, out of 40 nations represented at the conference, signed an Opium Convention and Protocol. More nations may yet sign.

President Zahle (Dane) of the Conference said in his closing speech:

"The most serious and most unfortunate incident of the conference was the...

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