THE LEAGUE: Strains Avoided

In London's great Gothic Guildhall, Sir Austen Chamberlain rose last week to make a speech defending the League of Nations. 'The joint responsibility of the civilized world is embodied in the League," said he. "But we must first educate public opinion, so the League does not overstrain its strength now."

Disarmament. In Geneva, the League's moribund Disarmament Conference was most careful not to overstrain its strength last week. The steering committee met briefly, adjourned until April 30, arranged that the full Conference should reassemble May 23. None too cheerful was the...

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