GREAT BRITAIN: Memory of a Cousin

Grigorie J. Sokolnikov, newly appointed Soviet Ambassador to Britain, arrived in London fortnight ago, bought a new dress suit in which to present his credentials to King George, and waited. Eight days passed. Conservatives, chuckling at a chance to embarrass the Labor Government, stood up in Parliament and loudly asked why the new Soviet Ambassador had not been received. Foreign Secretary "Uncle Arthur" Henderson scowled.

"The delay is entirely our fault," said he enigmatically, "not his." What "Uncle Arthur" meant, what every M. P. and most well-informed Londoners knew, was that the delay...

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