Foreign News: Labor's Budget

Snowden. A highly expectant House of Commons assembled to hear Philip Snowden, Chancellor of the Exchequer, detail the budget for the financial year 1924-25—

Philip Snowden, the "ascetic, intellectual type of burning enthusiast," "a frail figure of a man who walks with a stick,"— "the man with a hatchet face and small burning eyes sunk deep beneath a projecting brow," the man whose caustic sarcasm has caused his opponents to wither, was known to be a Socialist. Only last Summer he introduced a bill to suppress the capitalist system (TIME, July 23). Small wonder, then,...

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