Heather v. Cormorant
Rested and refreshed after a week-end at Lossiemouth, Ramsay MacDonald flew back to London last week with a large bunch of white heather in his buttonhole and posed for his picture in the garden of No. 10 Downing St. Secretary for Dominions & Colonies James Henry Thomas begged a sprig for good luck, so did Stanley Baldwin and the rest. When every buttonhole burgeoned with Ramsay's white heather, shutters clicked at the entire National Cabinet.
They needed luck. To bolster British finances Great Britain had already been forced...