When the Council of the League of Nations sat down to its June session in Geneva, last week, two famed faces were absent. One is nude, plump, confident; the other shaggily mustached, and lined with weary wrinkles. As everyone knows, these are respectively the faces of German Foreign Minister Dr. Gustav Stresemann and French Foreign Minister Aristide Briand. Both are slowly convalescing from illness.

Accordingly, Germany was represented on the Council, last week, by that veteran pre-War and post-War "career diplomat," Dr. von Schubert, now Assistant Foreign Minister. Came in behalf of France her reputedly richest citizen, M. Louis Loucheur,...

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