Foreign News: Roughnecks

One and only one incident during President Paul von Hindenburg's tour of the liberated Rhineland which ended last week (see above) was calculated to ruffle U. S. equanimity. Asked Burgomaster Karl Russel of Coblenz, addressing the Hindenburg banquet: "How could we have endured the 'roughneck' methods of the Americans and the calculated oppression of the French if our peerless Rhine and Moselle wines had not helped us to bear our sad fate?"

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