"What terrible weather you English have," said Egyptian Premier Zaghlul Pasha to Premier MacDonald.
"Yes," replied MacDonald, "the political elements always get aroused about this time of the year."
"I think I must go now. Your soldiers in Cairo will be expecting me back."
"Well, I'm terribly sorry I couldn't do anything for you. Come again sometime when we're having better weather."
It was reported from London that the Anglo-Egyptian conversations* between Premier MacDonald and Zaghlul (TIME, Oct. 6) had broken down. The latter was unable to obtain any...