Foreign News: Union Now

There was just a trace of well-bred bitterness in the London press after General George C. Marshall and Harry Hopkins flew home from their consultations with British war leaders. It had been nice of the two visitors to bring gifts to Mrs. Winston Churchill and Sir Alan Brooke, the British Chief of the Imperial General Staff. But really, old boy, what gifts! Hadn't those American chaps heard that there is coal at Newcastle? The gifts: a crate of Brussels sprouts; a crate of cabbages.

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