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A DOCUMENT CIRCULATED BY "THE LEAGUE OF TRUTH"-
THE RED, BLOODY HAND ON THE DECLARATION OF INDE.
PENDENCE

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TO NEW YORK
PUBLIC LIBRARY
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ARTOR. LOROX AND
TILDEN YW'NDATIONS

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COPYRIGHT, 1917,
BY GEORGE H. DORAN COMPANY

PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

PREFACE

I was at the White House on the 29th of June, 1914, when the newspapers reported the assassination of the Archduke and Archduchess of Austria. In August, when the first declarations of war were received, I was assigned by the United Press Associations to “cover” the belligerent embassies and I met daily the British, French, Belgian, Italian, German, Austro-Hungarian, Turkish and Japanese diplomats. When President Wilson went to New York, to Rome, Georgia, to Philadephia and other cities after the outbreak of the war, I accompanied him as one of the Washington correspondents. On these journeys and in Washington I had an opportunity to observe the President, to study his methods and ideas, and to hear the comment of the European ambassadors.

When the von Tirpitz blockade of England was announced in February, 1915, I was asked to go to London where I remained only one month. From March, 1915, until the break in diplomatio relations I was the war correspondent for the United Press within the Central Powers. In Berlin, Vienna and Budapest, I met the highest govo ernment officials, leading business men and finan-'

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