Foreign News: Cricketer-Solon

Recently a group of British voters invited Jack Hobbs, famed professional cricketer, to stand for Parliament. Doubtless they would have been scandalized at an attempt on the part of Babe Ruth or Jack Dempsey to run for the U. S. Congress; but last August Mr. Hobbs scored his 126th century, equaling the world's record set by Dr. W. G. Grace in 1904, and his friends felt that to seat him in Parliament would be merely a fitting tribute to so great an achievement.

Arrangements were perfected to run Mr. Hobbs as a Liberal candidate...

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