The U. S. Senate's five reservations respecting U. S. adherence to the World Court (TIME, Feb. 8) were debated furiously at Geneva last week. The debaters were, of course, the representatives of the World Court Adherent Powers, who had assembled (TIME, Sept. 6) at the invitation of the League of Nations. All present expressed their good will toward the U. S. and passed the first four* reservations without notable demur. On the fifth reservation, however, the conferees became deadlocked, as had been anticipated from the day this reservation was drafted. The fifth...

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