Foreign News: Empire Notes

Imperial Airways, Ltd., the veteran cross-channel firm, did not send forth last week, as scheduled, their Air Cruise Ship which was to have circled the Mediterranean in a "luxury flight" of 35 days (TIME, Dec. 5). Reason: not one man, woman or child had booked a ticket.

During a temporary absence from London, last week, of the Home Secretary, Sir William ("Jix") Joynson-Hicks, his duties were undertaken by Foreign Secretary Sir Austen Chamberlain, famed Nobel Peace Prize winner (TIME, Dec. 20, 1926), who shortly acted to ensure the hanging of two murderers at Cardiff,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!