Foreign News: Gnome in Ermine

England's aristocratically somnolent House of Lords last week swallowed up another British Socialist,* Rt. Hon. Sidney Webb, hale septuagenarian, world-famed political economist (Fabianism). Statesmen, educators, students who for almost 40 years have known the plain name of Sidney Webb as a synonym for scholarly and philosophically radical Socialism, will not soon be accustomed to his new Socialist title, "Baron Passfield of Passfield Corner" (after his estate in Hampshire). Unfamiliar with his new position and decidedly uncomfortable in it seemed Sidney Webb, last week, as he entered the House of Lords and went through...

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