Foreign News: Bonds Burned

"Papa" Joffre is still, in the U. S., "The Hero of the Marne"; but in Paris his strategy has long been the target of savage attacks by military critics. Even such a comparative bystander as the omniscient Winston S. Churchill, Chancellor of the British Exchequer, has taken the trouble to describe good "Papa" Joffre as 'this bullheaded, broad-shouldered, slow-thinking, phlegmatic, bucolic personage."*

Marshal Joffre, to many smart, shallow people is "just a fat man who was lucky. But solid citizens still believe in him....

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