Some gaped at the names in the King's long Birthday List of honors last week. Some called it the most democratic Birthday List in Britain's history. All noted that rewards for loyal service to Great Britain had specially showered on those responsible for its waxing air power. Only one Briton was elevated to the peerage:
> John Maynard Keynes, unorthodox economist, New Deal adviser and, more recently, director of the Bank of England. Once cholerically opposed by classical financiers, he can now, as Baron Keynes, boost his theories in the House of Lords.
Others honored and their honors:
> Air Marshal Arthur...