Foreign News: Lump? Loan?

In the City, bustling citadel of London finance, "Leith-Ross of the Treasury" is an awe-inspiring name, but few Britons outside the pale of highest Empire finance have ever heard of him. Last New Year's Day small notice was taken when the King-Emperor made Sir Frederick Leith-Ross a Knight Commander of the Most Honorable Order of the Bath. Soon afterwards the City heard that tall, cool, piercing-eyed Sir Frederick, Chief Economic Adviser to His Majesty's Government, would be sent to the White House this autumn to negotiate a final settlement of the Empire's War debt to the U. S. He sailed last...

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