GREAT BRITAIN: Empire Money

In London three statesmen have been wrestling with dollars, pounds and francs as the mythical Trojan priest Laocoon and his two sons once wrestled with snakes which crushed them for the crime of defying Apollo. Recently the London News Chronicle, which favors cartoons of classic inspiration, printed a Laocoon group (see cut) in which the currency serpents coil around British Chancellor of the Exchequer Neville Chamberlain, James M. Cox, U. S. Delegate and Chairman of the World Conference Monetary Committee, and French Finance Minister Georges Bonnet. Last week, a few hours...

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