Foreign News: Hot Tea, Scalding Coffee

The figure of a great British Colonial Secretary, recently dipped in hot tea and then in scalding coffee, brooded, last week, over the lobby of the House of Commons. By tea and coffee this blatantly brand new statue of the late famed Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1911) had been toned down to a decorous brown patina. Right Honorable Members looked up at "Joe" Chamberlain, the redoubtable right hand man of the great Gladstone; then they drifted from the Lobby into the Chamber, and there heard "Joe's" son, Sir Austen Chamberlain read an amazing tissue of threats...

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