GREAT BRITAIN: Munitions Among Gentlemen

Munitions Among Gentlemen

While in Washington last week lawyers with unaristocratic names fired questions at J. P. Morgan and Thomas W. Lament in gangster argot (see p. 12), in London there was decorum and courtesy as the Royal Commission on the Private Manufacture and Trade in Arms examined great armament tycoons.

James Ramsay MacDonald advised King George to appoint this Royal Commission in one of his last acts as Prime Minister, naming as chairman benevolent, octogenarian Sir John Eldon Bankes, a retired Lord Justice of Appeal. Sittings last week were in the...

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