INTERNATIONAL: Potent Birthdays

Most of the new States begotten by the War were born in Autumn. Wilhelm II abdicated as Kaiser and King in November 1918. The sixth birthday of the Fascist Régime in Italy has just been celebrated (TIME,, Nov. 5). Czechoslovakia was ten years old last week, and the Turkish Republic was five. Today there are eleven red candles on the cake of Soviet Russia. Therefore last week birthdays loomed as potent news:

Five-Year-Old. On the fifth birthday of the Turkish Republic, last week, every State and Municipal official was examined to see whether...

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