Foreign News: Armistice

Months ago a group of British and U. S. correspondents waited day after day in a draughty courtyard in the Rue de Crenelle playing cards, drinking beer, arguing, squabbling, waiting for Marshal Foch to die. Last week the identical men were waiting in another courtyard, across the Seine in the Rue Franklin beneath the window of Georges Clémenceau.

M. Clémenceau did not take kindly to his death watch.

"Fiche moi le camp! Go to hell!" he shouted from his bedroom. "I want to die in peace and I will do all I can to fool you....

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