THE LEAGUE: Dividend & Avenol

In Geneva elegant, brisk Paul Hymans, Foreign Minister of Belgium, looked down his long straight nose at the Representatives of 55 states. As their chairman he had just called to order the Assembly of the League of Nations, meeting last week to consider the report of its Lytton Commission on Japan's rape of Manchuria — Japan contending that Manchuria was willing.

Spain, Czechoslovakia, Sweden and the Irish Free State promptly led an effort to arouse the conscience of the Great Powers. Each of the "Little Four" rejected Japan's excuse that she seized...

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