t the strongest hewers would become popular heroes and be photographed on the back-page standing beside their hews.
I admit that the South of England and London in particular would have very little share in these competitions, and we should depend for local interest mainly upon the promising young colts from the Kentish nurseries. But we could find out from our dealers where our coals came from and follow from afar the fortunes of our adopted teams; and Cabinet Ministers, at any rate, could distribute their patronage and their presence with tact over the various areas involved.
MR. BALFOUR HEWS OFF AT DURHAM
is another headline which seems to suggest itself, and I should strongly urge the PRIME MINISTER, who has returned, I hear, with a St. Bernard from the Alps, to lose no time in selecting a more appropriate playmate.
PREMIER AT TONYPANDY. MR. LLOYD GEORGE PATS PET PIT-PONY
is the kind of thing I mean, and very hard also to say six times quickly without making a mistake.