100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 5 November 1923


Telegrams from Paris and the Rhineland reported a change in the attitude of Belgium towards the Separatists, who were being disarmed in the Belgian zone.

David Lloyd George, the former Prime Minister, said in a farewell speech in New York that during the war he had stood for the ruthless prosecution of it; after the war ended he was for the ruthless prosecution of peace.

Bishop Walpole, speaking in Edinburgh, made a plea for the reformed public house [designed to appeal to the whole family and not just men] and said that he didn’t feel that prohibition had been successful.