THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Peace, Tennis, Golf

As the traveler from Italy bores upward into Switzerland through the great Mount Cenis tunnel, he comes upon a land where peace seems a foregone conclusion from the sheer stillness of its lakes and the immobile vastness of its mountains. There the Permanent Secretariat of the League of Nations is appropriately found in that most peaceful of Swiss cities, Geneva. Exotic female visitors by the dozen, score and million cry out, "How perfect!" and the slightly world-weary assistants of Sir Eric Drummond, Secretary General to the League since its inception respond, "How...

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