Foreign News: Yoke Lifted

Pretty little Rhineland towns like Bad Schwalbach and Koenigstein bade stolid, silent farewells last week to British troops who have been quartered in the vicinity of Wiesbaden all through the decade since the War.

According to the Treaty of Versailles the troops would have stayed until Jan. 30, 1935, but at the Hague Conference where the Young Plan was adopted and British Chancellor Snowden got his piece of "spongecake" (TIME, Sept. 9), the whole theory of Rhineland occupations was scrapped and Britain, France and Belgium agreed to...

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