Foreign News: Happy Hoover

Smiling pinkly, the only living ex-President of the U. S. reached Brussels last week on his first visit to Europe in nearly 20 years. Every Belgian paper, from Communist to Rexist, dropped its bickering to honor Herbert Clark Hoover, Belgium's Wartime Relief Administrator, with fulsome editorials. Every member of the Chamber of Representatives rose in his seat at word that Herbert Hoover had crossed the frontier. Dinners and receptions were held by the Foreign Office, the University of Louvain, the College of Burgomasters and Aldermen. The Belgian Government issued a new stamp, bearing the portrait of the late great King Albert,...