Foreign News: How Much for Lloyd George?

Trading in election futures was brisk, last week, on the Royal Exchange. Such trading, Englishmen like to think, is not "betting on the election." Certainly the thing is done in London with a flair and a nice decorum equaled nowhere else on earth. Indeed most U. S. citizens would find themselves flabbergasted if asked to devise the machinery for placing bets on an election which has so many queer features (General Parliamentary Election, TIME, Nov. 10, 1924).

First off, no one knew, last week, exactly on what day or in what week or even during which month the British General Parliamentary...

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