"Only by Radical Measures. . .."
At Lausanne, where peace conferences have been held since 1300 A.D., where Charles Dickens wrote Dombey & Son and where three brothers of Napoleon met as exiled Kings after the Battle of Waterloo, there met last week the Lausanne Conference on Reparations & War Debts.
Strictly speakingthough no one spoke strictlythe Conference met not in Lausanne, high above placid Lac Leman, but in suburban Ouchy at the water's brim, in the Grand Ballroom of the Hotel Beau-Rivage. Around an oblong table the delegates of 14 nations* faced...