Mr. George's Speech

Austen Chamberlain came home from Geneva. Stanley Baldwin was just home from Aix-les-Bains. But it is doubtful whether either took comfort in his homecoming. For a storm seemed brewing. Unemployment, a coal subsidy, industry running down hill—and then that query from George B. Hunter, the shipbuilder, that query echoed by half a dozen of the country's industrialists: "Are we on the road to ruin?" The question put directly in a public letter to Mr. Baldwin.

There was a second sign of the weather brewing. In Exeter, at Killerton...

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