Thomas Garrigue Masaryk, President of Czecho-Slovakia, "Father of the Czecho-Slovak Republic," friend of the late U. S. President Woodrow Wilson, lay ill in bed at Prague, capital of the Republic. In what was said to be his "last statement and testament," he bequeathed some advice to the Nation. He counseled the country to work for the creation of a Danube Federation* as the best hope for the future of Central Europe.

*Federation of all states along the banks of the Danube (CzechoSlovakia, Austria, Hungary, Yugo-Slavia, Bulgaria, Rumania) and old idea opposed...

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