The Sixth Pan-American Conference (TIME, Jan. 6 et seq.) functioned only in committees, last week, and with a lofty detachment from practical realities suggestive of Olympic Games.

Adopted unanimously in committee were a Mexican proposal and a Peruvian amendment which bade fair to alter slightly the makeup of the Governing Board of the permanent Pan-American Union at Washington, a bureau which functions between Pan-American Conferences.

"We desire to disdiplomatize the Governing Board," said Mexican Delegate and Supreme Court Justice Urbina, urging that the Board should be made up of special representatives...