Foreign News: Sir Esme Speaks

Sir Esme William Howard, British Ambassador to the U. S., stood up in Boston, last week, before banqueting members of the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants and proved once more that he commands most of the sweet uses of loquacity.

Having settled his light, sturdy frame in an easy stance, having stroked once his neat grey mustache, Sir Esme became comfortably and consolingly humorous on the subject of such anti-British tirades as are hurled from the U. S. by William Hale Thompson, blatant Mayor of Chicago (TIME, Oct. 10).

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