British Commonwealth of Nations: Lindy v. Bert

Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh has not flown from England to Australia in a series of hops lasting 15 days. That feat was performed by Australian Aviator Harold ("Bert") Kinkier. Last week, at Canberra the new Capital of Australia, a renowned British financier compared the feats of "Lindy" with those of "Bert."

The financier is Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Stevenson Home, a Director of the Suez Canal Co., of Lloyd's Bank, and of the Great Western Railway Co. During 1921-22 Sir Robert became the "complete financier" by achieving the office of British Chancellor of the Exchequer. Last week he boldly said that...