THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Double Affront

A showdown between Spain and Brazil, on the one hand, and the Council of the League of Nations, on the other, has impended since the Spanish and Brazilian governments instructed their representatives on the Council to veto the admission of Germany to a permanent Council seat (TIME, March 29) unless there were simultaneously accorded to Spain and Brazil permanent instead of temporary seats.

As the Council proceeded last week with its deliberations at Geneva (TIME, June 14), the Hispano-Brazilian position was crystallized by the authorities at Madrid and Rio de Janeiro into two...

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