Foreign News: Hague Haggle

Events at the Hague Conference were in such a desperate snarl last week as Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Snowden continued bickering for a bigger piece in the reparations "sponge cake" (TIME, Aug. 12 et seq.), that progress could best be traced in terms of personages:

Thomas William Lamont. First authoritative word that choleric Chancellor Snowden was losing the support of British financiers came at London from Thomas William Lamont, brisk, decisive, crinkly-eyed partner of J. P. Morgan & Co. Chatting with a correspondent of the New...

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