Foreign News: The Exchequer

The Times, London, stated that Mr. Neville Chamberlain will succeed Premier Baldwin as Chancellor of the Exchequer (TIME, Aug. 20).

Arthur Neville Chamberlain was born on March 18, 1869, and is the second son of the late Rt. Hon. Joseph Chamberlain by his union with Miss Florence Kenrick. The new Chancellor is thus a half-brother of the Rt. Hon. Joseph Austen Chamberlain, eldest son of the late Joseph Chamberlain by his marriage with Miss Harriet Kenrick, cousin to Florence.

Mr. Chamberlain has held several important posts in previous cabinets. He should not be confused...

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