Foreign News: Wild Irish

"Book Flung across House of Commons!", "Wild Ulsterite Attacks Winston Churchill!" Such were the sensational headlines in which Mr. Ronald McNeill, an Irish-Barrister-M.P., achieved notoriety in 1914. Differing with the genial "Winnie" Churchill over the momentous Ulster border question, he threw a book at him—a small one. Recent events caused the incident to be recalled with chuckles.

The Baldwin Government last week appointed Mr. McNeill (now a well known economist and a retired editor of the St. James Gazette) to the post of Financial Secretary to the Treasury. Since Winston Churchill is...

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