The languid gentlemen in Geneva who keep the League of Nations bumbling along received a shocker last week which made it seem that the League Council, when it meets next month, may have to create the first League army of hired mercenaries.

The shocker came from the League's own President of the Governing Commission of the Saar, His Excellency Geoffrey George Knox, a swank British career diplomat with the manners of a Curzon and something of the late Marquess' talent for playing the Viceroy. Many a Saar citizen...

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