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kOiAXTHB ROCK ISLAND ARGUS- MAY 14, 1920.
raw jr. FULLY TOLD (Cob timed from Put On.) ; abatement of the war. It will b - foand, for lniUnce, that the allies wro i In much' more desperate tntta than the world fnerally ka.' It will be disclosed tHat thr appeals to the president were antwered one after the other with a spirit that threw "pwdence to the winds.'' The perilous situation of the allies Influenced good many hastjr actions on the part of the American government which never would have been sanctioned in mo ments of calm deliberation. The controversy between the American and British navies con- , tinued for many months. The Sims' episode is only one of a number. - Again and again the two navies were arguing how the war should be fought. The British had appear ed content to light a defensive war on the seas. President Wilson was ; Insisting always on an offensive, even though it meant concentrating the entire fleets of the allies and making a raid and landing on the ' German coast. The president's idea ... of shortening the war was to com' : bine the allied force into an over whelming weapon. He advocated ; the same kind of tactics on land. : He believed in Marshal Foch from' the first. He didn't hesitate to ap prove the request for the brigading - of American troops with British or ; French, doing something on that connection incidentally which amazed the European nations for Mr. Wilson didn't reveal any na tional sensitiveness such as had troubled the British and French . governments in handling their mili tary men. Will Protect War Beeord. There may be a good deal of po litical mud-slingiag- this year . but of one Jhlng the public can rest assured The administration Isnt going to allow the American war rd to be beclouded. Admiral Sims started something when he began his criticism of the navy de partment Practically all the ad mirals of the United States navy who were on the other side took issue with him. It is not a 'per sonal controversy. It is really a difference between the American and the BrltistrVay of going at the war. At this end, it was suspected that Admiral Sims became saturat ed with the British viewpoint. Of course it had been charged, particularly by the friends of Irish freedom, that President Wilson was "thoroughly English'' and that he was constantly under British influ ence. The covenant of the League of Nations has been denounced as ".Wilson-British." It would not be surprising, therefore, if the admin istration took the public into its confidence on some of the troubles it had with the British during the war. Of course the British had trouble with the French and so did the Americans. Allies never can harmonize in .war time. The selec tion of a generalissimo and the establishment of unity of command on land as well as water developed because of this friction. Beady For Aitack in Army. But little has been said avut the land operations of the United States. There is muca to be made public jut as interesting as the messages that passed bttwten the American and British navies. General Persh ing could tel some interesting stories about Jiis troubles ws.th the ccramandern cf ether armie3. If Major General Woud becomes '.he nominee of the Republican party and any con-iderable part of the campaign is devoted to criticism cf the way the administration cm.iuct ed the war or to a criticism of the administration for not sending- Gen eral Wood to France, the next series of re vela ti us can ba expected. The Sims' controversy has merely start ed something which the administra tion is belligerently taking alvac tage of to answer jts criticism. PEOPLE'S. w.t.k kar f .See Our Bis; m 1 m 200 New BLOUSES Just Arrived! PLACED IN A BIG SPECIAL SALE AT 4 .95 Positive values op to $7.30 Georgettes Crepe de Chine Beaded and Embroidery ' All Jiew Shades Special! 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