National Affairs: Empire Interpreters

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations}

As British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin continued last week his tour of Canada (TIME, Aug. 1, 8), he took occasion at each stop for banqueting and festive entertainment to play the matter-of-fact role of "salesman" or "interpreter" of the British Empire.

In Montreal, Mr. Baldwin prepared to hammer and thrust home his concept of trade unity within the Empire by peeling off his coat and vest before an audience of 800 businessmen, many clad in formal day attire. As his hearers gratefully...

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