NEWFOUNDLAND: Damned If I'll Resign!

"Damned If I'll Resign!"

Eight deceptive weeks of peace & quiet in Newfoundland fooled Governor and Commander-in-Chief Sir John Middleton into thinking he could safely leave the Dominion last week and sail home for London's smart spring "season." Sir John's valet had packed his things. His secretary had booked him the best cabin on a boat sailing shortly from St. John's.* Over the teacups at Buckingham Palace candid Sir John would answer King George's queries about the rioting of Newfoundland's jobless (TIME, Feb. 22). If...

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