General News Notes Of The Day., Daily Racing Form, 1917-05-02


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GENERAL NEWS NOTES OF THE DAY. Dr. von Bethmanu-Hottweg, the German imperial chanceUor, will make another pent • offer in the reichstag on Tharsdaj of this we,!,, according to an annouacemenl made tod iy by he Berliner Tageblatt. "The world will be astonished by the i leration i i the German pea:-" terms," said the General Anxeiger oi Dnaseldorf, Germany, quoting ia a recent dispatch from a Berlin statement given .ii to foreign correspondents in Berlin. For sevei si weeks it has been Intimated that Germany might aeon make another peace offer, ..:. 1 recent Information from Berlin showed thai Bethmnnu Bottweg was expected to make en announcement aoou in regard to" international questions, al bough heretofore no statement baa come from a responsible quarter that a peace offer actually would b:- made. Foe several months a controversy has been in progress in Germany aa to tiie ainu of the war. ihe socialists, rigorously opposed by the pan Germans, are urging a char statement of Germanys peace terms on the basis of no annex. .Cons or indemnities. The chancellor was reported recently to havi decided to defer definite formulation of peace proposal;. The announcement of the chancellors plan to make a pence offer on Thursday i, given added . Unc by the fact that it, appears in the Tageblatt one of the most widcl] circulated German newspapers. General Joffre, the Preach visitor in this • em-try, asserts that American troops sent buck of the firing line in France, could !.■■ trained b iter and quicker than if aiow.d to reman in t!: country until hey were accustomed to the requirements of military training. Ex- Premier Pivia :i points out that France has about reached her limit of her am power and will need assistance from America in order to continue the war. Tragic sacrifices on the purl of the Preach have depleted th ranks ■ f the European republic until it vill shortly be : ■ ■•■ ] to call upon tie- ni.iu power of America ;• hold back Hi" German hosta ami to continue the offensive so anspiriousiy began this spri.:-.;.

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