(Special to The Globe.”) The passages ami corridors at the White City not resound to the clatter hurrying crowds. Scarcely whispered word is heard. The only thing that breaks the silence is the occasional tap-tap crutch or the steps of ex-soldier he walks from one stall another.
MR. CAIRNS ANSWERS INQUIRIES BY THE COMMISSION. The Sugar Coromission, to whom Mr. E. D. Cairns recently ado an offer to provida large stocks of sugar below what be consider* be the excessive controlled price, have, it mow reported, inquired to the terms ard conditions suggested
BAD LUCK IN THE HOUDAY GAMES. TO-DAY AT BRADFORD. TRAINING FOR FIRST ROUND OF CUP. By J. G. COCK (CWWs * It with sigh of relief that chronicle the patting of Christmatand the first half of the football season. To-day start new year, and though hare all the hardest tasks yet to f
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WHOLE COUNTRY MASSING TO FIGHT RAMP THAT WILL CRIPPLE TRADE. HOST OF DISPUTES IN PROSPECT. THE storm against the new telephone chnigcs, some which come into operation to-day, has broken, and the City is particularly bitter over the sudden administration the Select Committee’s re
REDUCTION OF ONE PER CENT. IN FORTNIGHT ? U.S. TRADE SLUMP. Inquiries in banking circles the City today show that passibly before a fortnight has elapsed the Bank rate will be lowered to si* per cent. Since April last the rate has been seven per cent. and until recer-ilv ixnanci
** Smith, I going escort my sister and her family to Seliridge s Sale to-day. How goes the time Twenty-past nine. sir. Bat, if you will allow me to say so, Sale ia no place for you, sir.” And why not, may I ask? They are exiles up from the country, Smith, and I flatter myself th
With the end of the var the question of the disposal Cvprus again came up for discussion, ani a deputation of island dignit ni's vintcd this country and attended the Peace Conference t-> urge that it should once more restored,” they put it, to Greece. Their hopes, however, were