THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Eighth Assembly

Statesmen from 55 countries, members of the League of Nations, arrived in Geneva for the eighth meeting of the Assembly.

The late arrival of the enigmatic, dishevelled, brilliant Aristide Briand, French Foreign Minister, caused some comment. It was feared that, as on a previous occasion when "eye trouble" was said to be an excuse, political snarls in Paris were detaining him; for it seemed inevitable that he would be sought by German statesmen and persuaded to make a promise relative to early evacuation of the Rhineland. At the same time it was realized...

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