GREAT BRITAIN: Ominous Oak Chest

Edward Grey, 1st Viscount Grey of Fallodon, is the calm, persuasive statesman with weak eyes who served for eleven consecutive years as Foreign Secretary, made the entente with France and Russia, reluctantly but vigorously led Great Britain into the World War. Last week, though his years are now three-score and seven, and though his eyes are very dim indeed, Lord Grey made a brief, dignified public statement which had the effect of a dynamite depth bomb on his party—Liberal.

In the General Election of last spring all Liberals stood together. Shoulder to shoulder fought the witty, opportunist youngsters who follow David...

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