Foreign News: One Canadian Ballot

Since last year's "freak" Canadian election (TIME, Nov 9) Premier King's 101 Liberal supporters, augmented by a perpetually fluctuating contingent of the 25 Progressives, have barely sufficed him to maintain a Parliamentary majority against the 116 conservative, M. P.'s led by former Premier Arthur Meighen.

Often Mr. King has carried on with a majority of one vote. Last week Conservative charges of U. S. liquor graft in the Canadian customs service resulted in the resignation of the King Government after defeat in the House by an opposition surplus of one ballot.

Conservative Meighen, who was...

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