INTERNATIONAL: Cock Robin

The two great lords of British journalism. Baron Beaverbrook and Viscount Rothermere, cracked a joke, last week, at all politicians concerned howsoever remotely with the now defunct Anglo-French secret naval Pact (TIME, Aug. 13 et seq.).

The great lords' joke was a cartoon by "Low"' (famed David Low), which appeared in The Evening Standard, a paper owned jointly by Beaverbrook and Rothermere but controlled by the former. Cartoonist "Low" took as his theme a new version of the old song "Who Killed Cock Robin?" illustrating each verse as follows:

Picture: Two Sparrows

(With the faces of Baron Beaverbrook and William Randolph Hearst,...

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