Foreign News: Welsh Basques

At Immingham Dock, Humber River, in the north of England, the little freighter Backworth last week loaded $10,000 worth of sugar, flour, fruit and dried salt fish for starving Basques in Spain's besieged Bilbao. More than one-tenth of the cargo was paid for by David Lloyd George who seldom misses a chance to make political capital of anything. Down to the dock hurried Britain's Wartime Prime Minister to wring Captain Russell of the Backworth by the hand.

"I too am a Basque!" cried he, shaking his white mane. "Marshal Foch was a Basque! The Welsh and the Basques are the same race."


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