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CQMING INTO HIS OWN . -f
It is announced on-what appears to be good authority that the T recent changes in the British cabinet are designed to prepare theB way for David Lloyd-George to become prime minister, Mr. As quith gping into the house of lords. - tf , If the Liberal party is to continue in power, this is logical andjj even inevitable. As chancellor of the exchequer Mr.- Lloyd-George-ri is the inspiration and real leader of the present very democratic and 1 progressive administration. In fact,, he is- more ; he is the hope of z a Better England. - - . Lloyd-George fs much more advanced -in. his views than anyd American statesman now in officethough this comparison doubtless reflects more on public opinion in the United States' than it does updn some of our progressive leaders. - The truth-is that none of 3 our public men could hope for preferment (as yet) if they stood 7 where 'the great Welshman stands.- - , " n Think of an American cabinet officer and leader of his party ons the floor of congress a combination not permissible under our system of sharply defined executive and legislative,functibns--who should propose to carry out aland tax sufficiently drastic to compel the'subdivisipn of vast properties, who shouldering in old pensions,, and workmen's insurance schemes, and who, when cpnffonted byj: an uproar of conservative opposition, should -snap his fingers andn reply: " - v " , 0 "We haven't begun to fight poverty- and misery in England r yet. Wait!" . But we congratulate England upon her good fortune in having 3. Lloyd-GeorgeHolsummon.to the head of the nation. And, ev.entT more heartily do we congratulate England on a state of public opinion that makes possible the continued and expanding useful-v ness of such a big-brained, warm-hearted leader in her public life. ' practice in the .canal zone andv - Everything used to be cheap in Bermuda until rich Americans began to spend the winters there. Now it's as bad as New York, they say. , Madison Square Garden's last horse show is this year's. There -will be more ho"rse shows, but no more Madison Square Garden. that they will take the matter be-L fore congress. Senator Works of California is an active member o( their body. t . j There is no speed limit in France now, according to the new automobile code , recently adopted. Humph ! Never heard. Christian Scientists sav Presi-f of there being much, limit to the v 'dent Taft has forbidden"thmAoJ speed 6f France anyway flUv 2ZZj$JJk!92-? , R,,,. a . v ----??..- .xw.wj..a.,v.