Foreign News: Sinking; Smuggling

Swank young Alfred Duff Cooper, new British Secretary of State for War, lately remarked: "Edith Cavell was a courageous woman whom the Germans were entitled to execute."

That the Germans were also entitled to sink the Lusitania was roundly declared last week by one of Britain's highest naval authorities, Admiral the Earl of Cork and Orrery, commander of the British Home Fleet (1933-35), President of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich and Admiral Commanding the Royal Naval War College (1929-32). To a London audience, over which gradually fell a great hush, the Admiral declared: "The Lusitania might have been used to transport 10,000...

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