National Affairs: The Permanent Court

By a vote of 49 to 24 the Senate on the next to last day of its session declined to consider for the present President Harding's proposal that the United States adhere to the Permanent Court of International Justice established by the League of Nations. The proposal did not necessitate our joining the League. It did provide that we should vote with members of the League to elect judges of the Court, that we should pay our share of the Court's expenses, that we could ask the Court to function on our affairs, when...

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