Foreign News: Novices

Geneva's International Labor Office, which tirelessly assembles labor statistics and has negotiated more than 50 treaties bettering worldwide working conditions, proved last week that not all diplomatic wangling is confined to its parent, the League of Nations. To succeed resigning Director Harold Beresford Butler of Great Britain, U. S. Delegate Robert Watt proposed his fellow countryman, social-minded, Lincolnesque John Gilbert Winant. British Delegate Joseph Hallsworth wanted Assistant Director E. J. Phelan of Eire elected. Delegate Hallsworth accused the U. S. of applying diplomatic pressure for Mr. Winant. Pointed answer of Delegate Watt:...

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