Foreign News: Reaction to Hoover

Britain. The Lady Beauchamp revealed, last week, that on election eve David Lloyd George, shrewd, intuitive, said to her: "The chances that Mr. Hoover will be elected are 50 to 1 in his favor."

London's press of course chronicled President-elect Hoover's triumph with felicitations and urbanity, but also dug up the old and rusty hatchet which Secretary Hoover flung at the British rubber monopoly (TIME, April 16). Even the impeccably well-bred London Times printed a distinctly savage cable from its Washington correspondent:

"The clock has been set back, no man can tell how far! If...

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