COMMONWEALTH: One Hour More

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Onetime Laborite Premier James Ramsay Macdonald enjoyed little sleep last week at his comfortable London home, Upper Frognal Lodge. Night after night the House of Commons resounded through wearisome post-midnight hours as the 150 Laborite M. P.'s fought and filibustered against Premier Baldwin's irresistible phalanx of 413 Conservatives. At last Mr. Macdonald suffered the ignominy of seeing his forces become so disorganized that many a hot-headed Laborite howled such unparliamentary epithets as "coward," "liar," "murderer." ( This unbridled rowdyism burst forth, of course, when the Government began...

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