Almost unnoticed by the world Press, the Permanent Court of International Justice at The Hague has been sitting these many weeks trying to decide one of the problems that brought on Europe's present chain of crises: whether Germany and Austria should be allowed to form a zollverein or customs union (TIME, March 30 et seq.).

If the Press has neglected the World Court, the grave gentlemen of the World Court have not neglected the newspapers. They listened to a great many speeches, inspected a great many documents, and last week—when the world...

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