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The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 12

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1 Will New Royal Heir Ease Way for Meg to Marry a Commoner? RACINE SUNDAY BVLLETIV Aufust 9, 1959 See. 1, Page i2 Ttie vicMrtout war leadert met in Paris in 1919 for wliat •Mut havt sceimd'to Lloyd George, Orlando and Clcmen- mm, from laft to right, another in the lucccssion of great Mitorio seHtomenhi which have followed Europe's wars. To Wilson, far right. It was the dream that thjs might be the last, enduring settlement, but he encountered only cynicism at Versailles and apathy at home. His vision of a League of Nations was destined to die. The 'League: a Premature Dream (Conlkiucd from Pag« I) graphs, expressly designed for propeganda purposes. It appealed tremendously to oppressed peoples everywhere in the world by promising sucli goaJs as the end of secret treaties, freedom of ilje seas, the rtmovai of economic bar- riors, a reduction of arms ixir- son had to return to Paris, hat Jhe Italian-Amoricnns, worCiCripplcd leader and rejected the in hand, and there weaken hisjcompluininR that, the inlcresls treaty with reservations. position by having to seek modifications. Strikes Back Stung to liu" (niick, he struck back nf his setifltorial foes in an indiscreet speech. Ho boasted tiiat when he brought the treaty hack frotn Paris, the of the old country had nenlected. Professional erals were dcnouncinp the treaty as too harsh. The illiberals, far more numerous, were denouncing it as not harsh enough. The British-haters, like the bu/./.saw .Senator iKjcn' Republican^ rejected the ,, jlreaty without reservations. 'About four-fifths of the sena dens, a fair adjustment of co-|coveiuint would be soj.james Heed of Missouri, were lonial claims and self-determination for oppressed minorities. The fourteenth point was a league of nations, designed to •veA future wars. Ihe basic Idea WAS not original with Willon. ^vtn Henry Cabot Lodge, the' KepubUcan senator from MaiSMnusetts, had already fa- vopfeffe'-^Jeague of nations, butj he b^mfe very critics! of Wilson'^s plan. A, knowledge of the Wilson- Lodge feud is basic to an understanding of the tragedy that unfolded. Wilson (Ph.D., .lohns Hopkins) and Lodge (Ph.D., Harvsrd) were two learned but icy men who "developed a mu-j tuaf antipathy, which soon turned into freezing hatred. Wrong Moves The German armies, reeling under the blows of the Allies, were ready to give in by November, 1918. The formal ar- mlitice terms stipulated that Germany was to be guaranteed a peace based on the Fourteen Points. Wilson now towered at the diziy plnivjcle of his popiilarity end power. Rut regrettably his wartime sureness of touch began to desert him, and he made a series of costly fumbles. First came his brutally direct i appeal for a Democratic Congress in October, 1918. By a narrow margin, however, the voters returned a Republican Congress. Wilson next announced that he was sailing for France, presumably to u.se his still enorm- thoroughly liod in that if could not be cut out without killing the entire pact. The Senate, he assumed, would not dare to kill the treaty for peace outright. Clemenceau, the I'rench realist, had little use for Wilson, the American idealist. He tors professed to favor the treaty in some form, yet they were unable to agree on any thing. An aroused public opinion forced the Senate to reconsider and l^odge secretly en- ihal'"luTgiamrha(l '^''^^ negotiations with the i..„n..ri „ DemfK-Tcits m an effort to work proclaunmg emerged witli undue influence.j ... Such ultra-nationalists as Sen. «^<-«Pl«"l^' reservations. William i:. Borah of Idaho were was makmg progress insisting that the flag of noiwhen Senator Borah got wind superstate should he hoisted ^is maneuvers. The lead- above the glorious Stars and Stripes. Delaying Tactics When the treaty came back ing irreconcilables in a hastily summoned council of war bluntly accused Lodge of treachery. Faced with an up heaval within his party, such from Paris, with the loague;as had insured Wilson's elec- firnily riveted in. Sen. Lodge: (ion in 1912. Lodge agreed to deliheratoly adopted the tech- drop hi.'^ back-stage negotia niiiue of delay. As chairman Hons. of the powerful Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, he consumed two weeks of reading aloud the entire pact of 26'1 pages, lie then held time- consuming public hearings. Second Chance The second-chance vote came on March 19, 1920. The treaty though commanding a .simple majority thi.s time of 49 y«as to nays, failed of the neces LONDON — (iW — An old romance may be reviving in the gay life of Princess Margaret who will be 29 on Aug. 21. At least rumors of it are reviving. The young man involved In the fresh whispers is Billy Wallace, a commoner. Some people think that the coming of another baby to Queen Elizabeth 11, Margaret's sister, will make it easier for Margaret to marry a commoner. The birth of the new baby, coming after Prince Charles and Princess Anne, will drop Margaret to fourth place in the line of succession to the throne where she now stands third. Bachelor Billy Wallace is the charming 6-foot 4 son of Mrs. Herbert Agar. His father was the late Capt. Euan Wallace, a millionaire. Mrs. Agar's husband and Billy's stepfather is the distinguished American publisher and author, Herbert Agar, who makes his home in Britain. Diitinguished Family The grandfather of the 33-year-old Billy was the late Sir Edwin Lutyens, president of the Royal Academy holder of the nation's highly coveted Order of Merit. His grandmother is Lady Emily Lutyens, author and daughter of the first Earl of Lytton. Billy's mother is a brilliant and beautiful woman. The pretty Princess is extremely fond of Billy Wallace. They have known one another almost since early childhood. At one time — in their teens — they were in love. Doien Namcfl "Perhaps they know one another too well." said a friend. "The romance just wore off." Margaret's circle of young men frien^ls •widened, but Wallace was always included. More than a dozen young men's names were romantically coupled with Margaret's. They married someone else, or faded away, but not Billy. Margaret trusts his judgment in many things — even so far as in the approval of friends. Mark Bonham Carter once referred to Margaret's circle of friends as "The Wallace Collection." When the Princess broke of her romance with Group Capt. Peter Townsehd nearly four years ago,> Billy still was around. Helped Furnish House When he furnished a new town house two years ago, Margaret helped him. When you see the Princess at theaters, or at night clubs, Wallace is the young man most often with her. He was with her during the recent Goodwood racing meeting, one of England's biggest social-sport gatherings. The following week he was with Margaret and the Queen Mother at Sandringham. So, the romance rumors revived. Two years ago a London newspaper gave its front page to a story that they were engaged. Margaret and Billy were laughing about the story over the telephone, it is reported. "Who's that?" asked the Queen who was in the room. "It's Billy," said the Princess, "he says some newspaper's got us engaged." "Welcome him to the family," called out the Queen from across a breakfast cup of coffee. Some think the remark could have been prophetic. Could be cheaper... DIAL 4-6869 A ROTO ROOTER StWIR CLEANIRS AS LITTLE AS $1.50 RENTS A TRUCK FOR ONI HOUR AND FIVE MILIS DIAL ME 2-5103 MERCHANTS DELIVERY TRUCK RENTAL, Inc. 1215 S»«t« St. WHERE YOU SAVE DOES MAKE A DIFFERENCE! Racine't ONLY PIDIRAL Savinft b LMH AM'R. 3009 WMh. AV«.«WMI Racin* JOURNAL-TIMES WANT ADS BRING RESULTS Weird Planes Visit Rockford The .senator finally adopted ^^^y two-thud-s vote, the slratejjy of tacKinf,- re.se.-j wilson. struRglinR desperate- vat.ons onto th. treaty, lie j^^,^ already a.sked the na- was ahle to achieve h.s j-oal he- ^^^^ ^.^^^ ^ ^^^^ ^^ ^^^^^ cause o the pecuhar compos.-, ^ forlheom- l.on of the Senate-4«)Repnb-,.^^ presidential election of 1920. Repiib licans and 17 Democrats. The I.odpe re.servalions finally broke (he back of the treaty. The American people They were all adde<l by a sim- 'T^.^'' " '"'^^"^'^ '"P^"' their views directly on the pie majority vote, even thoiiRh the entire pact would have to be approved by a two-thirds vote. l.eaRiic of Nations. All they could do was vote either for the weak Democratic candi- .... , , dale. Cox, who stood for the As the hot summer of 1919 ,p stuffed-shirt wore on. Wilson became in ROCKFORD, III.—(i?)—Some weird airplanes, born of the do­ it - yourself impulse, have dropped from the sky on this city. They are airplanes built in barns, basements and garages by people with time and money to spend and an irresistable urge to put something different in the sky. "There are dam few things here that look and act like real airplanes," one observer said. Hai 4 Wings One has four wings, another is powered with an automobile engine. One tiny bl-plane, "The Flea," id 15 feet long. A Detroit man flew his creation half way here and drove the rest of the distance on the highwayi. The strange things began flying and driving in earlier this week with the opening of the annual convention of the Experimental Aircraft Assn., whose 50,000 members must rebuild conventional aircraft or start from scratch to qualify for membership. Most build airplanes for the same reason others build boats in basements or put dual car- ^g|.g|buretors on stripped-down cars -- the pleasure of creating something new and different. Dual Purpoie But some, like W. J. Bryan of Detroit, owner of an air craft he says can do several hundred miles an hour in the way, claim significant breakthroughs in aeronautical engineering. Bryan says his "Rotobil," which he can fly or drive after eight minutes of rearranging various parts, is "the pioneering answer to the needs of dual transportation all" in one—flying and driving." When the convention ends Sunday these hot - rodders of aviation will fold up their planes and put them on car trailers, steal off down the highways or even fly home. WHY PAY MORE EVERYTHING DISCOUNTED 310 MAIN ST. 310 MAIN ST. "Furniture Discount Housm" Racine's First and Only Furniture Discount House The very name Cabot Liwtge w»s galling Wilson, yet something could have been saved by compromise. |(Tea.ina V hi oa 0.^ L llv ^^^P^'^^'*^"" candidate, Harding, air and 52 m.p.h. on the high- I reasmRlv impdtient. Iiiially. wobbled all over the m«pl ^ of Henrv "'"""'^ ^"'^^ '^"'"^ of the league arguments. Railing to "'^"^t'-y- »s he had m often wearied of Wilsonism. ideal- 'ism and self-denial, the voters rose up and swept Harding into 7rip/« ffot from fh» tropktl SPLIT The treat supreme... delicious I >Rir7 Queen heaped high on fresh, wholesome bananas, topped with your favorite flavors. Served fresh from the freezer, Dairy Queen is better tasting, better for you. Less fattening, too! • 3918 Durand Ave. • 901 16th St. • 3320 Douglei Ave. • 1949 State St. Ics Milk DRIRV QUEEN The Home of the "Cone with the Curl on Top" Limited Enthusiasm The spectacular tour me\\^^^ ^^^'^e House. His plurality with limited enthusiasm in thei"^ 7,000,000 votes condemned Middle West, the home of sev- ou. prestige to fa.shion an en- jvanted the German R^^ineland, ; . p„7^ during peace. At that time no hut aftera furious slrungle, he.p'^;',' he Par /i^ CoaT'^^ President had ever gone ^yas finally persuaded to yieldl^^"; .hro.d The Republicans con- this and other demands in re- ^"^"\V!'P ^'^^ the league to death in America. (Copyrlghi. IB»( Ainriiraii Herlt>|« J'uhlt.ihinii Co.. Inc i •broad. damned the decision a.s evi denee of a dajogerous Messiah this and other demands in return for a security treaty. Under it, Britain and America complex — of a desire, as for-l^S'*®** f'* t*'^ of f ,w , . . Pi'oy ^or Insects for Wilson and thei , leaRue was overwhelming. ^Sacrificed tor Sciencc The hiKh point — and the' TAIPliH, Formosa — i/P) mer President Taft put it, "to hog the whole show." Third Term? Th* naming of the remaining Mre men to the peace delqga. tkm oaused partisans further •iifuifih. Only one, Henry White, was a Republican, and be WM a min^r figure at that The Americain President, hys lericaUy hailed by European •rowds M "Voovro Veelson, fsow to the Paris peace table |R Jsnuary. 1919, to meet with Uoyd George of Britain, Cle- meaoSMi of France, and Orlando of Ital^. To his dismay, he soon dhwovered that they were (er nore interested in imperial tan ttian in idealism. Wlli<m|3 ovjcriding concern was the League of Nations. He psriuada4»ihA .conference not only to approve a hastily constructed, ]^gue Covenant but IP Ineprporato it bodily in the psaostrsxty. Shortly HfCsr; Wilson's tern porary return to the U, S., counting Repubjican oppoei- tion in the Senate flared up. On March 4, 1919, M senators or senatorf-elect—more than snouflih to defeat the treaty— publiidiad a round robin to the effsct that they would not ap- arofve thf League In its exist- iMform. This meant that Wii- France in the event of anotheri'^'"^'''*'"*^ ~ trip!Five Buddhist priests chanted came at Pueblo, Colo., wherCjincantations Saturday for the _ Wilson, with tears streamingjsouls of mo.squitoes, mice and sightedly pigeonholed the pact,!'^"^" ''h^'^'^S' pleaded forlolher creatures sacrificed in unprovoked aRpression. The United States Senate short- and France was left with neither the Rhineland nor security. Two other deadlocks almost his beloved league. That night Wilson's body rebelled. wearv broke up the conference. The^'^ Washington, he suffered a Italian delegation bolted thei'^^';^'^^ •'^"^ paralyzed the left meeting when they didn't re-;**'"* ^'^'^^'^^y- For weeks he ceive the Adriatic port of '"•'^ * desperately sick Fiume. The .Japanese wanted I "^^'^ ''"''^ Democrats, who had China's Shantung, and Wilson "^^ first-rate leader in the Sen- consented reluctantly to a oom-i*^'^' ^'^'"^ '"^f^ rudderless, promise that left ihem temporarily in posses.«»ion of it. Points Dieappear The Treaty of Versailles, as the name of .science. The ceremony took place at Whisked backtlie headquarters of U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 2, which is studying aninoal and in.sect carriers of disease in this region. The Chinese employes wanted to placate the gods against visiting their own fam ilies with disea.se because theii His Fourteen Reservations, a sardonic parallel to Wilson's finally signed in June, 1919, in- [i",''!'*" . f"'"'^' eluded only about four of the ^.'1^1 "^"'^ r..,:...- yy., ,tneni now seem either iriele- vant, inconsequential o Sen. Lodge, cold and decisive,; i"^" compel them to kill living was now in the driver's seat.i^''"^^^"''^*' compromise to' „";;\r;.V' a silent burglar alarm sys fourleomh point ^''son, who hated lem newly developed in Los • the sound of Lodge's name, Angeles are linked directly . would have no part of them. original Fourteen Points, son had had to salvage his the League of Nations, hoped the league would iron jout the injustices that had crept into the treaty. Bitter opposition to the completed treaty had already begun to form in America. The war to end all wars had obviously fallen dismally short of the goal. At its end there were about 20 conflicts of varying Intensity being waged all over the globe. Various forei,gn groups, including the Irlih Americans and Silent Burglar Alarm Lets Police Listen In LOS ANGELES—Subscribers to their local police departments Final Action | enabling the law officers to „, „ , , hear the actual robberies and The Senate was ready fo'-^^.^io,^ ^^ile the crime inal action on November 19. being committed. 1919. At the critical moment -n,* system also allows the Wilson sent a fateful letter to p^nce to turn on the lights at the Democratic minority in the the subscriber's premises while Senate, urging them to vote the thief still is there, down the treaty with the Lodge reservations so that a true ratification could be achieved. The Pemocrals, with more than the necessary one-third vole, iieeded the voice of their DOUBTED DODO The dodo vanished so com pletely that its very existence came to be doubted until skele ital proof was found in 1865. 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