Foreign News: Leslie Trouble

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain has had bad luck with Cabinet Ministers whose Christian names are Leslie. Early this year War Secretary Leslie Hore-Belisha became such a bumptious headache that Mr. Chamberlain dismissed him. By last week Minister of Supply Leslie Burgin had caused so much trouble for the Government that London's censor-controlled newspapers suggested that the Prime Minister had better get rid of this Leslie too.

The "inside" story of the Hore-Belisha dismissal was still last week a well-guarded secret. The cause of the storm over Minister Burgin was crystal clear. Ever since...

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