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January 06, 1924 - Image 18

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THE BOILING POT on. risings-coupled with strife be- that of the King in the average Ital- parliament. The poster further de-
(Continued from Page Four) tween various factions in that part ian household-while the youth of the lares that "France can never be a
United States, has an army four times of Germany which remains loyal, has land banded together in an organila- great and strong nation until she is
larger than that considered adequate buffeted Germany's experiments in tion resembling the Boy Scouts of ' protected by the powerful sword of
for the defense of America. and her Republican government from pillar America, sing the praise of Mussolini. legitimate kings."
possessions in 1914, and fairly bristles to post. In the meantime, royalist Yet, despite all arguments of Faa- England and Belgium are strongly
with garrisons throughout the length factions have gained in strength. i.cisti leaders to the contrary, many in-. royalist in feeling and will probably
and breadth of the land. While. many insist that the Hhen- sist that the present government is a retain the kingship for all time.
-Britain admittedly, has but a small zollerns will never again rule Ger- government of force-backed by an
* army available for European seviee- many--it is plain that a royalist re- army of over 300,000 men. They A MERICAN STUDENTS
-and that centered chiefly in-the Rhine. turn would be acclaimed with joy by point out that only proven Fascisti tContinued from Page Three)
but her navy is considered the most many. have the power of voting-with thery
been sotrlkidtmetaay
powerful afloat. In a recent review Germany-is not alone in her experi- result that in practically all recent criticism of their work wold be very
I t was- the British navy boast, that ments with a new government. In elections, ballots cast have totalled ungracious. And moreover I do not
not a ship taking part had steamed Central Europe where three new but 10 per cent of the former regis- feel critical about it. It seemed to
. past in the review of 1914. ' In other tates have been carved out of former tered vote. Opponents say they dare me that nearly all of them were do-
woids, evry ship is of new construe- Austro-Hungarian territories, two are not openly oppose the present govern- ing very faithful ad honest work In
- tion, incorporating every iaval fea- now republics and the third a king- ment for fear of the "Fascisti black-' very difrent situations. I would
turt developed in four years of fight- dom-though lacking a king. Czecho- guards," so called from the black k-y y
ing. Slovakia has firmly established a re- shitts they wear. like, through you, to say once more
Danube to all whom I met "Thank you; and
Even little Cece-Stoiakia has her publican government' and will prob- to a dl whk." Bu and
Danube eet"' and every bridge ably carry her experiment to a su-God
-If Bolshevism spreads to western I may speak freely about those dif5-
crossing'the Danube on- the zecho- cessual conclusion under the leader-uspr o wsternuia spekfey outtodii-
Slovakian frontier is fortified. ship of Dr. C. G. Masaryk, president Europe it will come through Germany cult situations. The old traditional
p. but if Germany can be saved from the: evangeltealism 'has 'broken 'down in
These, and other things'may easily for life.. Austria is a republic but
indicate that Europe is headed for new hungers for the return of herking. 'Red Peril" then Europe will be saved, your colleges.- It has broken down
. . d h , Hungary alone as o y d is the opinion of many. There is no because, thoughit contained an eter-
wrTher is hatred Ithelndbat Hunaryagornmet-hats 'openly retainda' other avenue open. Hungary with nal truth at the core of it, it has been
'orally, itter hatred that maey before royal government-with a provisional three
three bloody months of 'BolsheistI by unwise minds tied up with propo-
the ;passage of many years, burst into dictator at the helm until the time bn
flame. 'The- French hild is told of shall be ripe for the return of Prince rule, is forever safe from the dic- sitions which men and women with
tlte ┬░Th-Frnh hid=i ol f atates of Moscow. modern education know to be untrue.
the "fearful menace" which lies across Otto-or some other candidate for the A few osre w. ther in klea t ha lotrbo.
the Rhine, 'At the same time the Ger- throne. A royal restora tion in Hun- A few are of the opinion that even! Therefore I. college it has lost both
tth. Atth faced e s time the on Ger troe r'al roaoyinbun-,in Russia, Bolshevism is losing its hold. moral and spiritual authority. Con-
msn t h is faced westward-as t long tim e in com ing--po baby bec a Several members of the Romanoff fam- sequently, college Associations are in-
parental knee 'he .pledges himself to logtm i oig-for any such'
the. defence of the "fatherland," and move would meet with strenuous op- ily, including Grand Duke Alexander volved in all the difficulties of a tran-
in him is instilled a terrible fear of position from Czecho-Slovakis. It is and others, recently meeting in Paris, sition period. Behind them are advis-
the French. Hungary's hope to re-unite again, the are said to have expressed the opin- ors and churches which embody a
theFenh former great domains of the Astro ion that Bolshevist power in Russia more or less conservative attitude and
ahereisbitterness f ormrgreatkigdomautwill soon see its last days. The pres- around them are students in every
e re ing anytatrnes sm lGerma n-a un ai n ki gent proportion of Bolshevists in Rus- conceivable stage from undisturbed
exceeding any that may smoulder in . sia, they say, is four to every one blind conventionalism to complete
France;-and for this there is an Italy stands divided between Fasc- Fthousand non-Bolshevists. The Grand perplexity and agnosticism. If some
explanation, for as has always been, ism and a return to the old govern- Duke Alexander is also reported to of your secretaries are not quite com-
there is bitterness in defeat. The vic- ment. Benito Mussolini has become have said: "The resurrection of Rus- petent to handle such a situation, who
or. can well afford to act with con- an idol in the land-and many are of sia must and will come,-and in the need wonder? It is a very delicate
descension toward the vanquished. the opinion that as long as Mussolin's United States will this new Russia and difficult situation. It calls for
During the recent crisis in Anglo- strong hand is at the helm, Fascism find her loyal, moral, commercial and men and women of intellectual
French relations, peoples of Central will prevail,-but as soon as he falls, technical ally." strength, or moral courage and inde-
Europe were openly Jubilant over a with him' will fall Fascism. At any The hope of a royalist return is pendence of character. Nowhere in
possible break in the allied front. This rate, great is the present popularity even not yet dead in France. Recent the world do such folk grow on every
elation was even voiced in the press, of the Premier. During his recent posters on the streets of Paris call bush.
and received with joy on all sides by tour through Italy, celebrating the 'upon all electors to tear up their bal- Personally I believe the "diplomat-
those .whor .saw in any suds break afirst anniversary of the "march on lots in the coming elections, pointing ic" course in those circumstances is
chance- for a new "pot of fuss." Rome" ie was greeted by enthusiastic out that there is no longer any hope' a fatal course. An Association that
There are few in Europe who are throngs in every city of the kingdom. of a restoration of the kings of tries to "keep in" with all parties ha
reticent about prophesying war. "ItI Mussolini's picture hangs alongside France by the election of a royalist i power with none. The "modern" or
will come," they say-"and it will e
far more terrible than the one just
passed."II i llI II11 1I I #11#f1 11lIlill ll#I#lill111#IllllllilllllHt ll ll
Germany allied with Russia will
face Western Europe in this new war,
if it comes, say those who predict the
catastrophe. France willnauly
be drawn int raOTe Saturn W HY NO T ASA N E W Y EA R S
brea draninto the vortex,aswl
Great Britain, and these two nations
will again' be called upon to stenm the
advancing armies of eastern Europe ESOLUTION, DE TERIYINE
Austria and Hungary, if they combine
at all, no doubt will combine forces-
with Germsan.t thesmie time, TO SA VE SO tE T ING OT
is certain that in the event of war,
nations involved will take good care
not to incur the hostility of the United dO=f(IN C O N E O/
States. _ . L.
As though heralding this war
"Comrade"aTrotsky is recentolaW
ported to have declared: "If Poland;wA L O A C
acts as a bridge bteween Russia and
Germany, it will go well with her-
but if Poland resists, there will be
no Poland." Still later, the Soviet
leader again rattled the "Red" sabre
by declaring that his soldiers would
not fail to march to the aid of Ger-
many should aid be needed.
That this war will not come during
the time of the present generation, is
another belief that is freely advanced,
and the reason given is that no in-
ducement could be strong enough to
persuade veterans of the past war to

return to the ranks. This new war
must be met by a generation as yet
unborn,-by those who will have little
knowledge of the horrors of the past-AM N A R R AVING BAN
conflict-andi at a time when the cri- o N A R BO R" ~LLV 1V.J~
tical period of 1914 to '18 will be
Meanwhile, discord within the na-
tions themselves is threatening to dis-e n. hC
ropt Europe for all time. Germany,W I a Largest and Strongest ank in Washtenaw C.
where ministries and cabinets coma
and go with the tide, is again the
storm center. The Rhine Separatist
movement and the Bavarian and Sax- 1iiIIIIIHiilIlilI IIllIHtIlHlHHIIIII tflIIIlillIII llIIIHIllIlNlIIHiItlititttll ullllIIIHtHllHlIlltilISII1gilh IlI

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