COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations): Pandora Boxing

What spiteful Zeus put into Pandora's famed box caused scarcely more confusion among the Greeks than occurred in all King George's capitals last week when all the King's Premiers opened their dispatch boxes on the same day and let out all the secret schedules of the twelve bilateral tariff agreements signed among all His Majesty's governments with nine bright red pens at the Ottawa Imperial Economic Conference (TIME, Aug. 29).

At London the Empire's foremost economists floundered in the new sea of schedules, many of which are complicated by such qualifying clauses as "if...

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