GREAT BRITAIN: Parliament's Week: Jul. 22, 1929

In the rain-drenched Highland town of Inverness, the Town Councilors last week offered Freedom-of-the-Burgh to Stanley Baldwin and Ramsay MacDonald "in recognition of the distinction they have brought to Clan Donald." Not widely known is the fact that Britain's two foremost statesmen are distant cousins. Stanley Baldwin's mother was a MacDonald, his ancestors rebellious Jacobites.

Immediately after the opening of Parliament last fortnight, Distant Cousin Baldwin and Distant Cousin MacDonald had the following amicable exchange:

Cousin Stanley (leader of the Opposition) : "I think it would interest...

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