Straight diplomacy, practiced in the capitals of the Great Powers, flanked the League of Nations last week. A deal was in course of being consummated by Italian and French diplomats with the British Foreign Office.

The deal in general: a public victory for the League of Nations in making Peace in the near future, with apportionment among the Great Powers of war spoils, Italy getting most since she made the war.

The deal in particular: 1) Italy to hold her conquest of Ethiopia within moderate limits and in no case to attack the region...

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