THE LEAGUE: Bankrupt?

Certain weird sounds issuing from the rostrum of the Assembly of the League of Nations last week were only President Eamon de Valera opening the session with these words in Gaelic: "May God assist us in the exalted task before us; may He not permit that we should fail!"

Work done by the League last week was to accept finally the resignation of ruddy-faced, sandy-mustached Sir Eric Drummond who has been Secretary General of the League of Nations since its foundation. Everyone expects the Assembly to debate for days or weeks before choosing Sir...

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