Foreign News: Boom After Byng

Having served the British police to the best of his ability, His Lordship Viscount Byng of Vimy published a report a month and a half ago that crimes of violence were increasing alarmingly, and retired (TIME, Oct. 5). Last week Scotland Yard had a new police chief. Following the British tradition, the appointment was given to a man who had no previous police experience whatever, Hugh Montague, Baron Trenchard.

Lord Trenchard does know all about airplanes. He was until last week Marshal of the Royal Air Force. In 1912 he taught himself to fly...

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