GREAT BRITAIN: Presidential Death

A great Scotsman lay dying in London Clinic Nursing Home last week while his doctors kept from him the fact that Britain has filled the Mediterranean with war boats. The shock of knowing that, they said, would surely kill Arthur Henderson. Wracked by jaundice and gallstones at 72, he was still president of the General Disarmament Conference for the Reduction and Limitation of Armaments.

As Death drew nearer, the permanent civil servants of Britain's Foreign Office spoke of "Uncle Arthur" last week as destined to rank in history with Lord Salisbury, Grey of...

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