British Commonwealth of Nations: Parliament's Week: Feb. 25, 1924

The Government. Premier Macdonald's health was reported to be causing grave alarm. The double yoke of the Premiership and the Foreign Secretaryship were said to be aggravating has already poor state of health. His colleagues in the Cabinet want him to surrender the foreign portfolio. Meanwhile leaders in the House of Commons acted sympathetically toward him.

¶ The Prince of Wales dined with the Premier at No. 10 Downing Street.

¶ Arthur Ponsonby, Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs, in reply to a question, wrote that the Govern-ment had no intention of ceding...

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