Toward a Versailles-proof people's peace, Elder Statesman Herbert Hoover last week contributed some clear thinking about a planned change in the whole method and process of peacemaking.
Ruled out by the former President were another months-long armistice, the green-baize conference tables and the static "peace" formulas that followed World War I. Instead, Herbert Hoover proposed a peace in two stages:
> No armistice, but an instant conditional peace imposed by advance agreement between the United Nations. This, said Hoover, would enable the world to turn at once to the problems of recovery.
> No general peace conference, but a period in which...