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will be the cognizance of complaints, which will arise from the delimitations of the new States which the s-ytGforious Entente intends to form.

That the Wilson-Clemenceau treaty does not keep these two objects-quite separate and mixes up the constitutive organization of the moral power of the coming League of Nations with the care for the stability of the projects of the victorious Entente causes the unavoidable necessity of amendment of this treaty, to which I will . row draw the at^ention.

The machinery of the League consists of i° a Body of Delegates; 2° an Executive Council and 30 a Secretariat.

In the Body of Delegates each State shall haveone vote ibwt can have as many as 3 representatives. (art. 1 and 2).

The Executive Council consists of representatives of the United States of America, the British Empire, France, Italy, and Japan together with representatives of four other States, members of the League (art.3).

The constitution of this Executive Council is surely well founded when only a permanent organization of the present Entente is intended.But this is not the intention. Act 7 refers to a notyet published protocol in which States are named to be invited to adhere to the covenant, and foresees moreover the admission of new members by at least two-thirds of the States represented in the Body of Delegates. Supposing Russia is coming again to unity and peace is restored with Germany nevertheless these States will be considered as minor powers. And all States except the five named in the treaty will have only 4 representatives together, even if the alreadyexis-

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