National Affairs: Interparliamentary Union

In Washington the Interparliamentary Union (TIME, Oct. 12) last week closed its sessions. Two major resolutions had been passed:

1) for the codification of international law proposed by Elihu Root;

2) for the establishment of "demilitarized zones" in Europe proposed by General Spears, British M. P.

For the most part the closing sessions of the meeting were long-winded, poorly attended, devoted to talk of peace and security. But the delegates were out in force for a trip to Mount Vernon and for a banquet given by the U. S. delegation at the Mayflower Hotel.

The delegates...

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