COMMONWEALTH: COMMONWEALTH: The Week in Parliament Mar. 15, 1926

(British Commonwealth of Nations)

The Commons—

¶ Grew petulant when Sir Austen Chamberlain refused to bind himself to a definite policy respecting League Council seats on the eve of his departure for Geneva (see THE LEAGUE).

¶ Nodded approval when the Speaker rebuked Mr. David Kirkwood, fire-eating Clydesider, when he shouted angrily across the floor at Lady Astor while she was advocating protective medical tests for women industrial workers.

¶ Perused with twinges of alarm a statement presented to it in the Government Blue Book that the U. S. Navy is now installing 5-inch anti-aircraft...

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