Several hundred U. S. tourists from the world-cruising S. S. Belgenland hurrahed St. Gandhi in New Delhi last week, snapped their cameras at him, clamored for his autograph.
Perhaps most demonstrative was a Mrs. Hattie Belle Johnston of New York. Rushing up to the Mahatma she cried:
"When are you coming to America? They will go wild about you there, simply wild!"
Mr. Gandhi: After India has her independence.
Mrs. H. B. J.: How long will that take?
Mr. G.: Oh, perhaps not so long as it took America to get...