INDIA: Profound Alarm

With all the physical prestige of a man six and a half feet tall, with all the au- thority of a peer who has just relinquished the great office of Viceroy of India, Baron Irwin told the leaders of the British Conservative Party in London last week that "the prestige of the white man in India has been lost and probably cannot be recovered."

For this profoundly alarming state of affairs His Lordship cited "three causes": first the winning by an Eastern people of the Russo-Japanese war; second the sending of black troops against...

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