GREAT BRITAIN: Blood, Curtseys & Mrs. Courtney


Blood, Curtseys & Mrs. Courtney

When an English girl begins really to like a man from "the States," or when an English dowager designs to flatter one. she usually says: "You know, you don't really seem a bit like an American."

Foolish indeed would be any Englishwoman to try this out on Brig.-General Charles Gates Dawes. Just how foolish she would be, just how thoroughly American he is, Ambassador Dawes reminded the world in a speech last week at Cambridge.

The Ambassador was about to sail for...

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