Foreign News: Empire Notes

What would the editor of the patrician London Times say to blatant "Big Bill" Thompson, should they meet face to face? Last week onetime Times Editor Henry Wickham Steed vowed, at London, that he spoke as follows when recently in Chicago:

"I said to Mayor Thompson, 'it is a great grief to me to find Chicago, which I had expected to see a go-ahead, up-to-date, forward, driving city, such a miserable, stick-in-the-mud, backwater town. Here you are with your noses stuck in the end of the eighteenth century, smelling about a miserable old quarrel between an old German king on one...

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