6 AUGUST 1921, Page 1

In a speech at Theme last Saturday Mr. Lloyd George

said it was inconceivable that two countries which had made such tremendous sacrifices for a common cause as had been made by France and Britain should quarrel over a question of inter- pretation. " We have talked very plainly to each other," said the Prime Minister. " That is quite right. Plain speaking generally leads to good understanding." He hoped that the next meeting of the Supreme Council would yield a final settle- ment. " A deferred peace is half a war."