THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Naval Conference

The preliminary Naval Conference, having assembled at Rome (TIME, Feb. 18) under the auspices of the League of Nations to consider the extension of the principles of the Washington Naval Treaty to out-side Powers, began its deliberations.

Admiral Behrens, Russion delegate, attracted much attention. A typical aristocrat of the Tsarist regime, speaking French fluently, he showed great interest in the League and in the Conference.

Later, when given an opportunity to speak, he said: "It is all right for the United States, England and Japan to establish a limit for their armaments because...

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