Jones' Newspaper Articles
1931, after being the research advisor in Foreign Affairs to Mr David Lloyd
George, the former Liberal Prime Minister, Gareth became Assistant to Mr Ivy Lee
of New York, the world's largest public relations advisor; counsel to many major
including: Rockefeller, Pennsylvania Railroad, Chrysler, Heinz and other
American business institutions.
was during this time in 1931-32 that Gareth took a great interest in the World
Financial Consequences of the war reparations resulting from the 1919 Treaty of
only spent a year with Mr Ivy Lee, on account of the Depression in America,
before returning to spend a further period in the office of David Lloyd George,
but wrote several articles for The Western Mail during his time in New
made his final visit to the U.S. in 1935 on his way to the Far East, which
provided further articles often with even more of a Welsh slant. Below
links can be found to all his published articles about America:
Dictatorship for Germany - Now Possibility, Development - Specially
written for the N. Y. American. A Paper ‘For People Who Think’.
(Sunday, November 29th 1931)
World in 1931. A Retrospect of the Banking Crisis. Before long
the statesmen of the world will meet to decide on reparations and
inter-Allied debts. Will they
save Germany, and thus the world? (Western
Mail. December 1931).
of Tragedy and Disillusion. Disillusionment at America’s shattered prosperity.
“New Era” had come! There were
to be more and more riches. Buy,
buy, buy! was the slogan. Don’t
save! But spend, spend! "(Western Mail. March
Poverty Amid Glut of Gold. “Never in
the whole course of history have the stockings, the teapots, and the mattresses
of America been so full of currency as they are to-day.” (Western
Mail. March 1932).
Mayor Walker's Secret. "What a
difference between the rulers of New York and some of the best types in Welsh
Life, who sacrifice leisure and health for the public good!" (Western
Mail. September 1932.)
Welshman's Bid for Presidency.
finest politician I’ve met in America is a fellow-Welshman, your Socialist
candidate for Presidency, Norman Thomas.”
(Western Mail. October
How America Sees the War Debt Question.
"Will not Europe spend still more on weapons of
destruction if they are let off their debts?" (Western
Mail. November 1932).
Shadows of the Old Year. One that Vanished.
"Three shadows which cast a gloom over the world in 1931 - the shadow
of Economic Collapse, the shadow of the Machine, and the shadow of War.
" (Western Mail. December
Roosevelt and the America of the Future. "The 'New Deal' - Roosevelt is the only ruler in the world
who is trying to introduce a planned economy without abandoning democracy. (Western
Mail. January 1934).
World Peace in the Hands of the Anglo-Saxons.
“If the British
Empire & the U.S. had the greatest sea and air forces in the world they
could probably work together to make
sure that peace and security of the world be maintained.”
- Randolph Hearst, Interviewed at St. Donat's Castle, Cardiff. (Western
Mail. June 1934).
Welding a Nation. (United States Under
Roosevelt -i). "Under President
Roosevelt a national revolution is in progress and that the United States is at
last becoming a “United State.” (Manchester Guardian. January 1935).
The 'New Deal' - Its Formidable Opponents. (United
States Under Roosevelt - ii). "In spite of
severe criticism throughout the country, the United States has made under
President Roosevelt considerable progress in the welfare of its citizens.
(Manchester Guardian. January 1935).
of War Between America and Japan Non-existent. "Mr. Saito
[Japanese Ambassador to Washington], laughed away prophecies of war
between Japan and America. “There are no causes of conflict
between the United States and Japan.” (Western
Mail. March 1935.)
Lloyd Wright. "With his piercing, witty sparkling twinkle
which is ever playing around his lips, with the deep sincerity of his
musical voice, with the force and faith of his views, and with the charm
which he radiates, he has fascinated me more than any man with the
exception of Mr. Lloyd George." (Western
Mail. February 1935.)
Wisconsin. Cardiff Western Mail, March 29th 1935. "From
the whirl, the crash and the glaring lights of Chicago and Milwaukee I
descended upon the calm and the dignity of the Welsh community of
special thanks to Dr. Alun Jones of for
researching and chronologically listing all of Gareth's published articles.)
are two supplementary articles relating to Gareth's understanding of the The
Gold Crisis and War Reparations of European Nations.
Consequences of the War. A long academic paper by Francis
Delaise from the Revue des Vivants, on how as a result of
the Great War, the United States had accumulated two thirds
of the entire gold stock in the world. (May 1933).
A Publication on War Debts and The Gold Crisis. An address delivered
by Ivy Less, at DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, February 21,