Hopes Some Neutral or
Neutrals Will Move to
Bring Conflict to End
Fuehrer Declares in Address to Reichstag ThatHe Wants Peace, But Will Fight if Proposals
Rejected; Chancellor Envisions Conference of
European Nations to Ensure Peace in Future
By Associated PressBERLIN, Oct. 6.—An authorized source said tonight that Adolf Hitler would accept an armistice if proposed by President Roosevelt with the view to a general European settlement. Hitler's address, this source said, essentially was an "appeal to neutrals to consider the present European situation as one of peaceful war in which 'their own vital interests would be seriously affected if the war continued, rather than one of conflict to be settled between two warring groups."
In other words, he said. Hitler would look favorably upon intervention by a neutral or neutrals to bring the war to an end. Hitler offered peace in Europe or a fight in which "I do not doubt for a single moment that Germany will be victorious." "Let those who consider war to be the better solution reject my outstretched hand," he said—and authoritative sources indicated he expected an answer in less than |a week'
Moscow Silent, Italy
Victory OnlyPeace, Says
War Will Be FoughtTo Finish, French