ARMY & NAVY: Eloquent Warrior

It was in the silk-tented Bal Tabarin room of the Hotel Sherman, Chicago. Kiwanians were there assembled last week to celebrate Armistice Day. It was not the one tense moment for the first great political speech of a man's career; neither was the speaker, General John Joseph Pershing, expected to entertain businessmen with anything more than patriotic remarks, dully pronounced.

He touched, as expected, on the subject of war but those who knew him were at once surprised by his unexpected eloquence: "America will not start the next war, but thanks to the...

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