Foreign News: Porter to Palace

Socialism invaded the Empire. Mustached, square-shouldered Frederick John Burrows, onetime railway porter, World War I sergeant major and 1942-44 president of Britain's railwaymen, was appointed Governor of Bengal. Burrows' sal ary jumps from $832 as a railway checker to $36,000 a year, and up to $176,040 in allowances. He leaves his six-room Herefordshire cottage for a palace in Calcutta. He and his wife took the news in stride. Said Dora Beatrice Burrows: "We shan't be any different. We are working people and always will be. I'll try to do everything I am expected...