Foreign News: Slavery

Last week the Council of the League assembled at Geneva and began preparations to debate the part of its agenda entitled: The question of procedure to be adopted as regards the conclusion of the proposed convention on slavery.

But the first meeting resulted in adjournment for two days, the reason being that neither the delegate from Spain nor the delegate from Brazil was present. One was "ill, the other had pressing business." The real reason was that Spain and Brazil both demand to be made permanent members of the Council, and the other nations demur....

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