CANADA: Gamblers Vexed

For weeks sporting Canadians have been organizing a sweepstake on the man who was going to be appointed their new Governor General. Of course a "dark horse" might win, but bets were laid with confidence on the following "field" (purely unofficial of course): George V's second son, the Duke of York; the Marquess of Linlithgow (the "favorite"), the Earl of Athlone. the Earl of Cromer, the Duke of Abercorn and the Marquess of Londonderry.

Perhaps because he detests gambling, Prime Minister Richard Bedford Bennett, rich & pious, kept the name of the...

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