Foreign News: Two Powers: Two Men

Some sort of greeting, some sort of banquet, had to be tendered by Britons, last week, to Ambassador Alanson Bigelow Houghton who had just returned from New York to his post in London.

Undeniably the situation was awkward. Nearly every British newspaper and review had said, last month, what a shame it was that Mr. Houghton had resigned as Ambassador (TIME, Oct. 8) and sailed for New York, to stand for one of the Senatorial seats from that state as a Republican. When the Republican candidate was elected President of the U. S., casual...

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