Foreign News: Even Archbishops

The New Statesman, London independent weekly, referring to the heated discussion on Stanley Baldwin's proposed tax on betting, says: "The rational case for such a tax, on financial and social grounds alike, is overwhelming. But no rational case will convince those who believe that any kind of betting on cards or horses or football is a horrible vice, comparable in its depravity, as some writers have declared, only with drunkenness and prostitution. Their fathers would have added dancing to the list, and certainly theatre-going. On no account will they consent to what is...

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