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COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

Toward Premier George Howard Ferguson of Ontario some U. S. citizens feel a disloyal gratitude, for it was he who led Ontario Wets to victory at the last election (TIME, Dec. 13), and it is from soon-to-be-wringing-wet Ontario that numberless little boats will push off next spring across the Great Lakes with damp cargoes for the Middle West. Therefore when Premier Ferguson made a public pronouncement last week he was well heeded.

The occasion was a banquet at Toronto to honor Lieutenant Governor Harry Cockshutt of Ontario,...

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