LEAGUE OF NATIONS: The Laurels Are Cut Down

Furtively the delegates studied their watches as tall, purposeful Rapporteur Madame C. A. Clyver droned her way through report after report. Then at last the interminable verbosity that had plagued the League's whole life came to an end. "Our business is done," announced President Carl Hambro. "We have lost many illusions, many ideals, but a better, stronger instrument has been forged. . . . Today is what is known in America as Commencement Day."

Pounding his gavel, the President then declared the 21st and last session of the League of Nations closed. As the delegates hurried off, a lonely peacock—sole survivor...

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