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reverse—but the following day stand tip and renew the conflict, for truth and justice shall triumph in the end." The Peace That truth and justice will triumph is the Conference. ]cope of the world to-day. The Peace

Conference held its first full session in the French Foreign Office at Paris, on January i8th, the forty-eighth anniversary of the proclamation of the German Empire in the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.

The representatives of twenty-seven nations were present, and M. Clemenceau, the stout-hearted old premier of France, said, as he tools the chair, " We have come here as friends. We must go through that door as brothers."

Four weeks later the Conference had approved the covenant of the Powers creating a " League of Nations," which, it is hoped, wall go very far towards securing the peace of the world,"


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