National Geographic : 1919 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE LONG HAIR FOR CHILDREN, LONG EARS FOR GOATS, AND LONG MANTLES FOR WOMEN ARE THE FASHION IN THE STREETS OF BAGDAD "The Allies are to launch on the troubled seas of new national life republics whose peoples have never had any training in self-government. They must be led gently in order that they may learn firmly to walk" (see page 53). approval of the nations, international law and adopt other general rules of policy for the conduct of the League. The court should not be representative at all. It should consist of great jurists, learned and able in the law, of high character and much experience. The court should have nothing to do with political policies, should have no repre sentative character or constituencies. Its sole function should be to decide the issues presented on pure questions of law and fact. The Council of Conciliation, however, may well be representative, because it is a negotiating and mediating body. It should have a few permanent members, and in addition temporary representa tives of the countries who are interested in the specific controversy to be mediated.