Foreign News: Lords & Lab.orites

Every bigwig of London finance was there. Rich peers rubbed shoulders with richer bankers, richest merchants. Tall, stooped Chancellor of the Exchequer, Neville Chamberlain, stalked goutily in, followed by spry, fox-bearded Governor Montagu Collet Norman of the Bank of England. They had all come to the Mansion House, ornate official home of Lord Mayor Sir Percy Greenaway, to dine with him before he is succeeded Nov. 9 by the Lord Mayor-elect, Alderman Charles Henry Collett (TIME. Oct. 9). Speeches after the guests were full of noble viands and rare wines consisted of direct...

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