13 APRIL 1929, Page 2

Geneva on Monday, April 15th. The impending elections here and

the change-over in America are sufficient reason for marking time, apart from the growing recognition that the path trodden hitherto is a blind alley. But it will be interesting to see whether the British representa- tives will redeem their promise to support the French thesis that trained reserves are not to be included in any reduction of land armaments. We must note with satisfaction that both Soviet Russia and Kemars Turkey find it politic to be represented with the other members of the organized world community. Perhaps the sphere in which the importance of the League best appreciated outside, this country is the economic, The Economic Committee this week concluded its twenty-eighth session, and, the results already achieved illustrate the usefulness of its recent investigations by sub-committee of the world situation of coal and sugar,

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