Foreign News Notes, Sep. 29, 1924

Herr Doktor Jung, Germany's delegate to the League of Nations' White Slave Congress at Graz, Austria, charged that French authorities in occupied Germany had forced German municipalities to place German women and girls at the disposal of French troops for immoral purposes. Said Dr. Jung: "What other nation is in the frightful position that it is forced into prostituting its own womanhood at the behest of a foreign Power? The behavior of the occupation authorities is an outrage on civilization."

When the speech was translated, French and Belgian delegates turned white with anger, denied...

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