Foreign News: Wales' Speech

The president of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, a pale, cheerful, young man, stood upon the platform of the august Sheldonian Theatre at Oxford last week and remarked: "The state of fishing has, I believe, been said to exist when there is a fool at one end of a string and a worm at the other. . . ." The president, elected to preside over the 95th annual meeting of this hoary and distinguished assemblage, had chosen to quip facetiously and without precedent. The president's audience, numbering some 1,500 distinguished...

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