National Affairs: World Court

Senator Pepper obliged the Republican irreconcilables by propounding a scheme for U. S. entry into the Permanent Court of International Justice according to their tastes (TIME, June 2). His schemes involved making 16 Amendments to the statute by which the League of Nations founded the Court. These were in addition to a group of reservations similar to those proposed by President Harding when he advocated entering the Court. Mr. Pepper asserted that President Coolidge would approve the new proposal.

Last week Mr. Coolidge in a memorial speech at Arlington Cemetery pronounced a few...

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