THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Disarmament Debate

The world press partly discovered and partly created a new hero last week. His very stature is heroic—six feet six—and his broad shoulders support a massive head crowned impressively with snowy hair. As the representative of the British Empire, he strode into the Glass Room of the League of Nations, at Geneva, and delivered a speech which was soon compared to the great orations of Cicero. . . .

The maker of this flattering comparison was the U. S. Ambassador to Belgium, suave Hugh Simons Gibson, who represented the U. S. before the...