INDIA: Will Be Hell?

An avalanche of close to 500,000 words buried in London last week the Second Indian Round Table Conference which has cost nearly $1,000,000.

In rambling, soot-stained St. James's Palace the final plenary session began at 10 a. m. Small grate fires accented the palace chill. Shivering and snuffling, the delegates climbed the crimson-carpeted grand stair. They were grimly resolved to utter 33 prepared orations if it took all day and all night, which it very nearly did.

Orator James Ramsay MacDonald admitted in 3,000 sonorous words that the $1,000,000 Conference had virtually failed....

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