Foreign News: Baldwin Back

Refreshed by almost a month of "water-curing" at Aixles-Bains,

Premier Baldwin returned cheerfully to London last week, faced again the stark reality of the five-months-old coal strike.

Just before Mr. Baldwin's return the coal owners had definitely rejected the plan of compromise evolved in his absence by Chancellor Winston Churchill of the British Exchequer (TiME, Sept. 20). Fanciful stories were circulated in the British press anent Mr. Churchill's intense annoyance at the failure of his compromise. Underlings at the Chancellory of the Exchequer were represented as tiptoeing gingerly into his office and getting a...

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