4 MAY 1923, page 2

The Select Committee To Inquire Into The Proposed Betting...

.has been appointed. It consists of nineteen members, of whom eleven are Unionists, four Labour, two Independent Liberals, and two National Liberals. Mr. Cautley, K.C., the......

Mr. Lloyd George's Speech At Manchester On Saturday Might...

have been a parody of his own oratorical style. A cynical Unionist - ..would, we imagine, have drawn -up just such a peroration as this if he had wished to revive the echoes of......

Mr. Asquith Viewed The Proposal With "grave Appre-...

both strategic and financial grounds." We do not profess to be able to say offhand whether this new plan of making a strategic centre of the Far East, for that is what it......

The United States Supreme Court Has Come To A Decision

about vessels .carrying liquor into American ports which threatens to have curious results. The Eighteenth Amendment and the Aro'stead Act are now interpreted as excluding all......

Since The Armistice £135,000,000 Has Been Spent On...

average citizen, who has probably not the faintest idea what we have been doing there, is just as ignorant of what it has cost him. Otherwise he would probably have complained......

'the New Income'. Tax Assessments Under Schedule A, And For

Inhabited House Duty all over the country (except in the London County Council area), are causing surprise and distress. It is thirteen years since there was a revaluation, and......

So Many Important Questions In Connexion With The Court's...

were left unanswered that diplomatic negotiation seems inevitable. Nothing was said, for instance, about the legal conflicts involved in the case of vessels belonging to nations......