Foreign News: Most Hopeful!

Very quietly, very significantly a group of men representing 5,000,000 employes and another group representing £1,000,000,000 in invested capital met together at London last week for the first time. They met on strictly neutral ground, in a lofty pillared room at Burlington House, a room hitherto sacred to the high-minded proceedings of The Royal Society (scientific). There, seated around four baize-covered tables, they founded with high hopes the Conference of Industrial Cooperation.

Purpose: To examine the whole structure of British industry and smooth down, without...