CANADA: Battle of Bachelors

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July 28 is National Election Day in Canada. Wooing the electorate are two bachelors:

Bachelor William Lyon Mackenzie King has been Prime Minister since 1921, except for an interval of three months when the Conservatives got in (TIME, July 5 to Sept. 27, 1926). Thus Mr. King and his Liberals parallel the U. S. Republican Party in their long tenure of Power. But they are more like U. S. Democrats in being free-traders with a wobble toward protection.

Bachelor Richard Bedford Bennett, the Conservative leader, is...

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