Spender's Bungle

Like the last flames of a mighty conflagration, an international argument flared up to excite a neurasthenic world and then died down as suddenly as it had begun.

Accusation. (Flame like a meteor to the troubled air.)

One Harold Spender, British journalist and biographer of ex-Premier Lloyd George, made the statement (in a signed article in The New York World and other papers) that the late ex-President Wilson and ex-Premier Clemenceau of France took advantage of his temporary absence in England to sign a secret agreement at Paris, allowing...

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