Two loyal Britons close to Captain Anthony Eden are the Undersecretary General of the League of Nations, Mr. Francis Paul Walters, and the Director of its Financial Section, Mr. Alexander Loveday. Last week they made world headlines by informing correspondents that Adolf Hitler's Geneva Consul General, Dr. Wolfgang Krauel, had just made to them a most epochal démarche, nothing less than an intimation that the Nazi Reich, although a nonLeague State, was about to join League States in sanctions against Italy after Nov. 18.

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