The Council of the League of Nations has convened an
Inter- national Financial Conference, to be held in Brussels next month. America has been asked to send representatives. Germany and Austria. may be invited to supply information or to state, their views. " The purpose of the Conference is not to recast the economic system of the world, but to obtain suggestions for its improvement by the impartial examination of the present situation and the formulation of practical conclusions by the best-qualified experts in each country."