The Cabinet of Conservative Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin spoke to the country, last week, through a speech which was drafted by its members but pronounced, according to custom, by His Majesty, from the Throne (see above).
The Cabinet declared that:
I. It is considering "carefully and sympathetically" a proposal by the U. S. State Department to replace the expiring British-U. S. arbitration treaty of 1908 by one similar to that just signed between the U. S. and France (TIME, Feb. 13).
II. It proposes to rush through, during the present Parliamentary session, the "votes...