29 JUNE 1929, page 3

Mr. A. S. Cochran With Great Regret We Learnt Last

week of the death of Mr. Alexander Smith Cochran. Though he never sought publicity, he could not avoid being known here during the War as an immensely rich American who made......

No More Arduous And Unpleasant Task Has Been Faced With

greater ability and success. They found a union bankrupt and demoralized ; the wilful idlers set on a level with the genuine unemployed, and both encouraged to prefer a......

Appointed Guardians The New Powers At The Ministry Of Health

have made a compromise between their pledges given in 1926 when the Board of Guardians (Default) Act was passed, and the necessity imposed by the Local Government Act of 1929.......

Mexico When Congratulation Is Due To All Concerned, It Would

be invidious to try to apportion merit. The peace between Church and State in Mexico is a matter for thankfulness for all Christian peoples, and not for praise of persons. But......

Italy And North Africa For A Long Time It Has

been difficult to gauge the value of the scanty news that has reached us from the Italian Province in North Africa. Italy has thus unwisely led others to suspect that failures......

Incidence Of Mental Deficiency Part Iv. Of The Report Of

the Mental Deficiency Com- mittee contains data which provide our social -reformers with an almost unlimited field. The incidence of mental deficiency among children and adults......

The Alsatian Trial The Trial Of Monsieur Philippe Roos, The

President of the Alsatian LandesPartei and author of Policy and Force in Alsace-Lorraine, - published in Switzerland, for conspiring against the security of France; came to an......

Bank Rate, 54 Per Cent., Changed From 41 Per Cent., ,

on February 7th, 1929. War Loan (5 per cent.) was on Wednesday 1004 ; on Wednesday week 10011; a year ago, 101*. Funding Loan (4 per cent.) was on Wednesday 851 ; on Wednesday......