Foreign News: Human Torpedo

James Ramsay MacDonald is never so happy as when burring out sonorous periods on the subject of his great specialty "the Peace of the Wor-r-rld." Last week the silver-haired Scot, fresh from his summer's rustication in Nova Scotia, was busily ensconced at No. 10 Downing St. with experts of the British Admiralty. They had hoped he would take things easy and let the Admiralty dictate to Foreign Secretary Sir John Simon what course the Empire shall steer at the 1935 Naval Conference. Instead the Prime Minister assumed full charge last week, letting it be...

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