Foreign News: Failure v. Success

After 55 years of bachelorhood Sir Robert Home, a onetime chancellor of the exchequer (1921-22), spoke loudly in behalf of bachelors last week while addressing the Glasgow Institute of Journalists.

Said he: "Bachelors are a much misunderstood class. . . . The proposal to lay a tax on bachelors [now widely bruited in England] would be opposed to all the accepted principles of taxation, which usually postulate that the more successful a man is the heavier should be his taxes. . . . To lay a tax on bachelors is thus unreasonable, for it...

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