AUSTRALIA: Bruce Defeated

The youngest Prime Minister of a British Dominion, and the only one who keeps an airplane in the cellar of his house, is Australia's brisk, zestful Stanley Melbourne Bruce, 46. Last week he fought and lost on the most vital issue in Australian policies. One vote cost him defeat— the vote of a rich, debonair yachtsman who raced in Sir Thomas Lipton's defeated Shamrock IV in 1920.

Feud. Yachtsman Walter Marks is a Member of Parliament of the Prime Minister's own party (Nationalist). Since the elections of last year the Government has...

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