Foreign News: Biggest Shipman

The race of life goes seldom to the fleet of foot. More often it is won by some innovator who procures a motorcycle and rides to victory amid envious shouts of "Unfair!" Such an innovator is tall,* big-boned Baron Kylsant of Carmarthen, never a seaman but the world's greatest shipman. He towered to international fame (TIME, Dec. 6) when the Royal Mail Line of which he is Chairman bought the White Star. Last week correspondents enthroned him as a personage by cabling to the world's ends a speech which he made in London before...

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