"Monsieur" Chamberlain. Out of the question of whether Poland, as well as Germany, shall be given a permanent seat on the League Council (TIME, March 1) there arose last week a notable furore which centered about the British Foreign Secretary, Sir Austen Chamberlain. It threatened indeed to tarnish for the first time the glory which he won by steering the Locarno Conference to a successful conclusion (TIME, Oct. 26).

Speaking at Birmingham, the political seat of the Chamberlain family, Sir Austen incautiously gave the impression...

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