Foreign News: Less Vulgarity

Sensitive folk were just as well pleased when the League of Nations suppressed much of its white slavery report covering Western countries (TIME, Dec. 19. 1927). Last week in Geneva China's League Delegate and onetime Premier, Dr. V. K. Wellington Koo, voiced "Chinese appreciation" when the League published in full its 529-page report on Eastern prostitution.

The John D. Rockefellers paid $125,000 for the League's report through their Bureau of Social Hygiene, Inc. Since he hails from the U. S., Chief League Investigator Bascom Johnson was happy to report that U. S. white...

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