Foreign News: Joyous Hoots

From the depths of the English Channel last week the grey conning tower and then the deck of a British submarine rose, spume-flecked, at an historic moment. His Majesty's sub had chanced to bob up directly between the two fastest liners in the world, both German: the nine-month-old Bremen bound for Bremerhaven, and her new sister ship, the Europa, maiden-voyaging to New York.

Two well-placed torpedoes would have made the British liner Mauretania again the Atlantic's speed queen. But the sirens of the German ships hooted joyously at each other, and His Majesty's sub...

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