WORLD CONFERENCE: Courage and Patience


"Courage and Patience"

Efficient League of Nations secretaries handed out the last armfuls of memoranda (making eight tons in all) at the World Monetary & Economic Conference in London last week. The statesmen of 66 nations, though they had accomplished nothing, seemed as cheerful as urchins about to be let out of school. With thermometers at 91° during the final Conference session, many delegates preferred to sip long drinks at the bar downstairs, leaving their places empty. Those who sat and sweltered whispered jokes among themselves as leading Conference delegates...

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