Foreign News: England on Legs

All over England common folk and their betters discussed "Legs" last week as familiarly as though he had been shot in London's smart West End.

The three bullets fired into Gangster Jack ("Legs") Diamond while his chorus girl splashed in their Manhattan bathtub (TIME, Oct. 20) received far more space in British dailies and weekly reviews than all four of President Herbert Hoover's recent speeches combined. "After all," cried the Manchester Guardian, No. 1 Liberal daily, "the most important thing of all is to be civilized. . . . The fate of a Jack Diamond is without significance in itself but...

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