Foreign News: Chuckle

When George V learned last week that William Hale (I'll-bust-King-George-on-the-snoot) Thompson had been defeated for re-election as Mayor of Chicago (TIME, April 13), His Majesty chuckled.

This chuckle every newsorgan throughout the British Isles and most in the U. S. reported as a fact. Soon, as one man, the two entire nations chuckled.

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