Foreign News: Whale Trouble

Queen Maud of Norway is English King Edward's aunt and nowhere has Britain been traditionally more welcome to rule the waves than off the Norwegian coast. Last week, however, Norway's Cabinet dared to take an acrimonious stand against the British Cabinet on the subject of whales, as 10,000 Norwegian sailors who normally man British-owned whaling ships not only struck but prisoned this British commercial fleet in the deep narrow harbor of the Sandefjord. As the ships lay at anchor, their funnels cold and smokeless, pale-eyed Norwegian seamen in blue jerseys leaned against lamp...

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