Foreign News: Bullfrog Booms

Blunt, bullfrog-voiced Tom Shaw began his career as a half-time hand in a cotton mill. He became the most ruggedly potent figure in British textile trade unionism. He recently turned up in the Empire's new Labor cabinet as His Majesty's Right Honorable Secretary of State for War. Last week generals fumed, colonels smarted, and subalterns rolled out rich round oaths—all because War Minister Shaw, at a rally of Socialist constituents, had bellowed what they considered mollycoddle sentiments respecting Egypt. To a British fighting man Egypt is the last country on earth which the...

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