COMMONWEALTH: Coming Elections

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

Party leaders continued to oil election machinery.

Premier. In a speech at Derby, Premier Ramsay MacDonald defied the opposition to oust the Labor Government over the Anglo-Russian Treaty (TIME, Sept. 22, 29). The most important passages of his speech:

"One of the difficulties of settling with Russia is the legacy of Lloyd George. He levied war upon Russia, and Russia is putting in a counterclaim upon us. Some of Lloyd George's acts are still having a serious effect upon the international affairs of Europe.

"What could we...

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