Foreign News: Liquor Testimony

Britain's new Air Minister, Baron Amulree of Strathbraan, is also chairman of her Royal Commission on Licensing Laws (TIME, Aug. 4). Last week the Commission, now (like President Hoover's Law Enforcement Commission—see p. 20) nearing the close of its extensive labors, examined two star witnesses: Sir Arthur Keysall Yapp, Deputy President of the British Y. M. C. A., declared that, "since the War the trend in drinking by British youth has been toward moderation . . . toward beer." Sir Arthur Balfour* steel tycoon of Sheffield, England, testified: "I have visited the United...

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