For 17 months the Japanese, the Italian, the Frenchman, the Englishman, the Indian and the two Poles who make up the League's Technical Committee of the Commission on National Defense Expenditure of the Disarmament Conference have been meeting several times each week in an effort to find out just how much money the world spends on armaments. So pleasant did they find each other's company that one weekly meeting was converted into a Beer Club. Last week they published their report and sadly blew the froth off a final meeting. Seventeen months...

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