BRITISH EMPIRE: Parliament's Week: Apr. 13, 1925

House of Commons: ¶E. Thurtle (Labor) hurtled an amendment to the Army estimates through the stiff air of the House. He wanted the death sentence in the Army abolished. After a mild debate, in which invidious comparisons were made between Home and Dominion soldiers, the House voted "No" by 320 to 156 votes. ¶Chancellor of the Exchequer Winston Churchill was asked why he had permitted the Government's de- cision to issue a new conversion loan of $150,000,000 to leak into the City. Mr. Churchill cleared himself by stating that a permanent and non-partisan...

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