GREAT BRITAIN: Lancashire Let Down

With pained aplomb the leading yarn makers of the Empire held a quiet mass meeting last week in Manchester. They had given His Majesty's Government sleepless nights by closing their mills, throwing 50,000 of the King's subjects out of work (TIME, Aug. 13). This was their decorous way of hinting that the British Embassy in Berlin had better get busy. They had shipped £1,500,000 worth of yarn to Germany in all good faith. They had not been paid, as bland German importers pointed out that the Reichsbank...

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