GERMANY: Lingering Insult

On the register of many a Euro pean hotel a column is still provided for "Remarks." Therein occasional goaded Britons will note, "No jam, muffins poor." But in general the jottings are of a honeyed tone: "The water here is as pure as in Akron"; "Perfect service, splendid view"; "I had a real hot bath."

Six months ago the proprietor of a small Italian resort glowed at the following tribute from the daughter of Frederick Ebert, late saddle-maker-President of Germany, and her husband, Doktor Wilhelm Jaenicke, son of the Kaiser's one-time bootmaker and...

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