BELGIUM: King for Peace

United Pressman Ralph Heinzen, chief of the Paris Bureau, staked his reputation last week on a dispatch opening with this flat statement, "Leopold III, tragic young King of the Belgians, will attempt the hazardous role of Italo-Ethiopian Peace Maker which cost Sir Samuel Hoare his Foreign Ministry and shook the prestige of Premier Laval of France. . . . Rumors current in European diplomatic quarters for several weeks that Leopold was endeavoring to bridge Anglo-Italian differences are based upon fact." Two days before, Paris Correspondent Edmond Taylor of the Chicago Tribune...

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