GREAT BRITAIN: Not a Stitch, Not a Pair

Dire and inexorable figures were released, last week, by Great Britain's aristocratic Minister of Labor, Sir Arthur Herbert Drummond Ramsay Steel-Maitland, LL.D. Though it must have galled him to do so, Sir Arthur was obliged to announce that more Britons are now out of work than at any time since the catastrophic General Strike of 1926.

A year ago 9.9% of Great Britain's registered workpeople were unemployed; but the figure crept up to 11.8 last November, and to 12.2 as a bleak New Year came. Correspondents found out what this means in terms of misery, last week, when they went out...

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