THE LEAGUE OF NATIONS: Sterile Session, Rash

A dish of strawberries was the reputed agency which brought to an abrupt close, last week, the 45th session of the Council of the League of Nations at Geneva (TIME, June 6).

The strawberries were eaten by Foreign Minister Aristide Briand of France. As everyone knows some strawberries have a pollen which can produce on certain pollen-sensitive persons an irritating rash. Soon such a rash broke out upon M. Briand. Impetuous, he scratched. The rash spread, attacked the patient's eyelids, caused them to swell, to close one eye, nearly to close the other....

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