Aloof from the League of Nations, the U. S. picks and chooses such League activities as it pleases to cooperate with. Last week Secretary Kellogg notified the League's secretary-general that controlling the world's supply of opium, from raw material to derived product, was one of the things the U. S. thinks the League does not do very successfully. The U. S. declined to join in the appointment of a central board under the Geneva opium convention of 1925, considering it no improvement upon the Hague convention of 1912.

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