THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Portentous Compromise

The Council of the League of Nations solved last week the most vexatious problem which has arisen to confront the League, discovered and adopted a formula under which to admit Germany, and Germany alone, to an additional permanent seat on the League Council.

The proceedings by which this was accomplished were studiously devoid of drama. The Council learned last March that the world cannot be let in on the rivalries of nations for permanent Council seats without disastrous results. At that time the demands of Spain, Poland and Brazil for permanent seats led...

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